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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Samuel E. Grosvenor

(c. 1841 - 1865)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company B, 16th Connecticut Infantry, as an unmarried farmer, on 23 July 1862 and was mustered in as Sergeant on 24 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured on 20 April 1864, with the majority of his regiment, at Plymouth, NC and was a prisoner at Andersonville. He was paroled on 16 December 1864 and subsequently drowned in the Potomac (Ingersoll says Po) River on 24 April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Ingersoll1. Further details from a finding aid to his diary at the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

04/25/1865

Notes

1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 643 - 663  [AotW citation 5421]