Theodore Augustus Stanley(1833 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 17 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Page1. Stanley Rule and Level Company later merged into the Stanley Works, now (2012) Stanley Black and Decker.
|Birth Date: 07/22/1833 Place of Birth: New Britain, CT |
Death Date: 12/31/1862 Death Place: Washington, DC Burial Place: Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, CT
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]
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