(1833 - 1890)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
From Willington, he enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant of Company I, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 12 August 1862.
On the Campaign
He was with his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He resigned his commission on 2 October 1862.
After the War
By 1870 he was a farmer and currier in Stafford, CT, and was farming in Wellington with his father Ark (Archibald) in 1880. He died of a cerebral hemorrhage at age 57 in Longmeadow, MA, probably at his daughter Alfaretta Jane's (Stebbins) home.
References & notes
Basic information from Ingersoll1 and Connecticut.2 His presence at Antietam from an account he wrote on behalf of Rufus Chamberlain's widow Amanda in 1863. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1870 and 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Jane Eliza "Jennie" Prouty (1844-1873) on 19 August 1862, a week after he was commissioned, and they had 3 children. He married again, Sarah J (b. 1843).
04/28/1833; Willington, CT
09/22/1890 Longmeadow, MA; burial in Village Hill Cemetery, Willington, CT