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Federal (USV)

Private

Orton L. Lord

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From East Windsor, about age 18, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 8th Connecticut Infantry on 20 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Banks1 and the Record.2 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1843 in CT

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Windsorville Cemetery, East Windsor, CT

Notes

1   Banks, John, Connecticut Antietam Death List, Connecticut: self-published, 2013  [AotW citation 12515]

2   State of Connecticut, Adjutant General's Office, and AGs Smith, Camp, and Barbour, and AAG White, Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, Hartford: Press of the Chase, Lockwood, and Brainard Company, 1899  [AotW citation 25800]