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Federal (USV)

Corporal

Lafayette Tillotson

(1824 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Granby, he enlisted as Private, Company C, 8th Connecticut Infantry on 5 October 1861. He was appointed Corporal on 1 March 1862.

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.

Birth

04/25/1824; Granville, MA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Banks, John, Connecticut Antietam Death List, Connecticut: self-published, 2013  [AotW citation 12529]

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 25799]