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T.G. Ellis
T.G. Ellis

Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

Theodore G. Ellis

(c. 1829 - 1883)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
He trained as an engineer in Boston, and by 1854 was working in Hartford, CT. He mustered in on 23 August 1862 as Adjutant of the regiment.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He served on Colonel Morris' Brigade staff at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
Promoted Major 4 April 1863, Lieutenant Colonel 22 September 1863, and Colonel on 11 October 1863. Brevet to Brigadier General 13 March 1865.

After the War:
He resumed his engineering and surveying work in Harford.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Goddard1. Service data from Page2. Further details from Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 23. His photograph from a CDV posted online by reenactors of Company G, 14th Connecticut.


Death Date: 01/09/1883    Death Place: Hartford, CT    



Notes

1   Goddard, Henry Perkins, and Calvin Goddard Zon, editor, The Good Fight That Didn't End, Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008, pp. 55 - 65  [AotW citation 9267]

2   Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pg. 373  [AotW citation 9270]



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