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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

Theodore Augustus Stanley

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He was son of Henry Stanley, who founded the Stanley Rule and Level Company before 1854. After several years in business in New York on his own, Theodore worked in his father's firm, and was Secretary and Treasurer from 1856 until 1862. He mustered into service as 2nd Lieutenant, Company F, 14th Connecticut Infantry on 26 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Mortally wounded in action - shot through the lungs - at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. He died on 31 December 1862 at Armory Square Hospital, Washington DC.

References & notes

Basic information from Page1. Stanley Rule and Level Company later merged into the Stanley Works, now (2012) Stanley Black and Decker.

Birth

07/22/1833; New Britain, CT

Death

12/31/1862 Washington, DC; burial in Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, CT

Notes

1   Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pp. 441 - 446  [AotW citation 9246]