Connecticut 21st Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 21st Volunteer Regiment fought at Fredericksburg, Cold Harbor, and in the Petersburg campaign. There were four Wethersfield men in the unit. Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment Burke, Daniel 1/4/64 Company F Trans. To 10th 6/16/65 Hart, Almon J. 8/18/62 Company B M.O. 6/16/65? Kilby, Frank […]

Connecticut 20th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 20th Volunteer Regiment fought at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg and then transferred to Sherman’s Georgia Company. There were four Wethersfield men in the unit. Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment Boner, Louis 8/26/63 Company K Deserted 9/30/63 Davis, Eugene 1/18/65 Company C Trans to Co. F 5th […]

Connecticut 18th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 18th Volunteer Regiment contained one Wethersfield man who participated in no battles. Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment Clark, Henry 10/4/64 Company E M.O. 6/27/65

Connecticut 16th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 16th Volunteer Regiment was one of Connecticut and Wethersfield’s tragic regiments. It was mustered in late August of 1962 and in less than a month was thrown into the final part of the Battle of Antietam. The unit was untrained and only recently armed. Predictably they were ineffective and ran, suffering heavy casualties. Of […]

Connecticut 14th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 14th Volunteer Regiment contained 16 Wethersfield men and fought with the Army of the Potomac in most of the campaigns in the East, from Antietam to the surrender at Appomattox. Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment Clancy, Phillip 5/31/62 Company I Deserted 8/23/62 Chittenden, Thomas L. […]

Connecticut 13th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 13th Volunteer Regiment had 9 Wethersfield men and had parallel service with the 12th being recruited in New Haven. Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment Carter, James W. 2/5/62 Company A Trans. From 1st Conn.Volls, disc Disab 5/24/63 Deming, Francis 3/15/62 Company A Cpl W,D, 9/19/64 […]

Connecticut 12th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 12th Volunteer Regiment was known as the Charter Oak Regiment, being recruited in the Hartford area. Eleven Wethersfield men were in the regiment, one of whom died. It fought under Benjamin Butler in Louisiana and later with Nathaniel Banks in his Louisiana campaign. Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason […]

Connecticut 11th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 11th Volunteer Regiment was with Burnside’s expedition to the North Carolina barrier islands. The later went with him to Antietam and suffered heavy casualties. Of the ten Wethersfield men in this unit, two were killed. The regiment fought in the Richmond-Petersburg campaign losing it’s brigade colonel, Hartford’s Gifford Stedman who is buried in Wethersfield. […]

Connecticut 10th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 10th Volunteer Regiment served in North Carolina, Florida and Virginia. It contained 11 Wethersfield men. Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment Adams, Augustus 10/5/61 Company C Reduced in Rank from Cpl. 2/13/64 Illness 11/21/64, W.O. 12/14/62, Kingston N.C. M.O. 8/25/64? Burke, Daniel 6/16/65 Company A Trans. […]

Connecticut 9th Volunteer Regiment

Connecticut 9th Volunteer Regiment contained two Wethersfield men, one of whom died in New Orleans. The regiment spent the early part of the war in Louisiana and finished it in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment Halliman, Michael 11/25/61 Company G Corp. […]