Charles Sidney Buell(1842 - 1927)
Home State: Connecticut
Command Billet: Soldier
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private, 23 September 1861 at age 19, at Hartford in the Waterbury Company (Co. E).
In the Antietam Campaign:
He and his regiment crossed the Antietam at Snavely's Ford about 1 o'clock on the 17th, and fought nearly to Sharpsburg itself, before being driven back to the heights above the Lower Bridge late in the afternoon. He recorded his experiences of that day in a diary, transcribed here on AotW.
The remainder of the War:
He served with the regiment through (at least) June 1864.
|Birth Date: 05/22/1842 Place of Birth: Watertown, CT |
Death Date: 11/01/1927 Death Place: Brooklyn, NY Burial Place: Watertown, CT
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