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F.B. Doten

F.B. Doten

Federal (USV)

Corporal

Frederick Bartlett Doten

(1841 - 1903)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

Educated in Bridgeport, he was a clerk in a carriage making company in New York at the outbreak of War. He returned to Bridgeport and enlisted in Company A, 14th Connecticut Infantry on 1 August 1862 as Corporal.

The rest of the War

Commissioned First Lieutenant, Company F on 3 March 1863. Appointed Adjutant 14 April 1863, and Captain, Company F on 20 October 1863. He was captured in action at Morton's Ford, VA on 6 February 1864, and held at Macon, GA until paroled on 15 March 1864. He was discharged with his Company on 1 May 1865.

After the War

He returned to the carriage business briefly in New York, then married and moved to Chicopee, MA, where he joined his father in law's firm and was cashier at the First National Bank.

References & notes

Basic information from Page1, source also of his picture. Further details from letters and notes posted by reenactors of Company F, and his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

12/09/1841; Sheffield, MA

Death

04/09/1903 Chicopee, MA; burial in Unitarian Cemetery, Marblehead, MA

Notes

1   Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pp. 47, roster  [AotW citation 15315]