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Federal (USV)


Albert R. Crittenden

(1843 - 1921)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Middletown, he enlisted in Company B, 14th Connecticut Infantry on 11 August 1862, mustering as a Private.

The rest of the War

Promoted to Corporal on 25 August 1863. Wounded in action 6 February 1864 at Morton's Ford, VA. Mustered out with his Company on 31 May 1865.

After the War

In 1869 he became one of 4 partners in Wilcox-Crittenden & Co., in Middletown, CT, which manufactured sail grommets and other marine hardware. He was mayor of Middletown, CT in 1904.

References & notes

Basic information from Page1. Life dates from cemetery data transcribed online by Coralynn Brown. Wilcox-Crittenden & Co. exists today (2017) in Middletown, RI a subsidiary of the Thetford Corporation [Company history].




09/15/1921; burial in Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown, CT


1   Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pp. 39-45, roster (pg. 374-)  [AotW citation 15318]