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Unit

Federal Regiment

16th Connecticut Infantry

Organized: Hartford County, CT; mustered in 8/24/1862
Commanding Officer:
  Col. Francis Beach
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: 779
  Killed in Action (KIA): 43
  Wounded (WIA): 161
  Losses, % of Initial Strength: 26.2%

Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #10: Rodman's Division Crosses at Snavely's Ford
   Detail Map #11: Burnside Climbs Toward Sharpsburg
   Detail Map #12: AP Hill Hits Burnside's Flank

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #56: Ninth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 16 Sep, 3 PM
   Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
   Tablet #70, cont: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
   Tablet #65: Rodman's Division, Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
   Tablet #70: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
   Tablet #57: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
   Tablet #67: Harland's Brigade, Rodman's Division - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Ninth (IX) Army Corps
  Division - 3rd Division, IX Corps
  Brigade - 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, IX Corps



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History of the Unit:
The 16th Connecticut was formed in Hartford County, Connecticut, and was mustered into service August 24, 1862. Three weeks later the regiment first saw action at the Battle of Antietam, Maryland as part of Burnside's Ninth Army Corps. Having loaded muskets for the first time only the day before the battle, the regiment suffered significant casualties at Antietam.

We have 167 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtAgan, Thomas WIA   09/16
ACorpBlakeslee, Bernard FranklinWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
APvtBorchard, Moses WIA   09/17
APvtCase, Orville J.Died   10/22     We have some details for this person
APvtDe Mars, Theodore E.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
APvtDunn, Michael AWOL   09/17
APvtFoster, Gilbert B.MWIA   09/17
APvtHagar, Edward MWIA   09/17
APvtHale, Nathan Died   10/12     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
APvtHill, Albert M.KIA   09/17
APvtKearney, James AWOL   09/17
APvtParsons, Edwin L.   
ACaptPasco, Henry L.        We have some details for this person
APvtPease, Charles W.KIA   09/17
ACorpRhodes, Henry W.AWOL   09/17
APvtRobinson, David AWOL   09/17
APvtTalcott, Arthur D. N.MWIA   09/17
APvtTucker, Fellows DixonAWOL   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
APvtWildman, Cornelius KIA   09/17
BPvtChalmers, James AWOL   09/17
BPvtDuff, William KIA   09/17
BPvtFoster, Philip H.KIA   09/17
BPvtGrosvenor, Joseph KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BSgtGrosvenor, Samuel E.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BPvtHamilton, Hancey KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BPvtHunn, Horace Died   10/12     We have some details for this person
BPvtJohnson, Charles L.WIA   09/17
BPvtJohnson, Wilmer H.WIA   09/17
BPvtJones, Joseph J.WIA   09/17
BPvtKitchen, James A.WIA   09/17
BPvtLoper, Thomas H.WIA   09/17
BPvtPinney, Delos R.Died   10/12
BPvtPrior, Seth FranklinKIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BCorpSafford, William P.MWIA   09/17
CPvtBraman, John P.Died   09/17
CCorpCollins, Charles T.WIA   09/17
CCorpCook, William H.WIA   09/17
CPvtFuller, James B.WIA   09/17
CLtGonge, George S.WIA   09/17
CPvtLillie, Edwin B.WIA   09/17
CPvtLoveland, John MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CCaptRankin, Edward R.        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
CPvtStedman, Simeon WIA   09/17
CPvtWhite, John WIA   09/17
DPvtAllen, George W.KIA   09/17
DPvtBarnett, Henry KIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
DSgtBostwick, Randall AWOL   09/09
DCaptBrown, Samuel KIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
DPvtCarrier, David B.WIA   09/17
DPvtFinemann, Gottfield WIA   09/17
DPvtFries, Adolph AWOL   09/09
DPvtFries, Frederick AWOL   09/09
DPvtGetman, William H.AWOL   09/17
DCorpGrace, Michael KIA   09/17
DCorpJobes, Richard WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtLacy, Henry WIA   09/17
DCorpLeary, Patrick WIA   09/17
DPvtLester, Charles H.WIA   09/17
DPvtLetcher, John B.WIA   09/17
DPvtMargerum, Claudius C.WIA   09/17
DPvtMcDonald, Patrick WIA   09/17
DPvtMitchell, William G.WIA   09/17
DPvtNoll, Henry W.WIA   09/17
DPvtPersse, John WIA   09/17
DSgtPratt, Collins AWOL   11/02
DPvtSmith, George B.WIA   09/17
DPvtSnow, Nelso KIA   09/17
DPvtTate, John WIA   09/17
DPvtWardwell, Emerson Died   10/17     We have some details for this person
DCorpWarner, Horace KIA   09/17
DPvtWaters, Nathaniel A.AWOL   09/17
DPvtWebster, William AWOL   09/17
DPvtWessels, Helmuth WIA   09/17
DPvtWessels, Louis WIA   09/17
ECaptBabcock, Charles WIA   09/17
EPvtBarnes, Ham A.WIA   09/17
ECorpBarnes, Jesse O.KIA   09/17
EPvtCase, John E.WIA   09/17
EPvtChaplin, Charles H.WIA   09/17
EPvtCowan, William MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtGrey, Robert AWOL   10/15
EPvtMcGrath, James KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtMorgan, Robert P.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtShepard, Miles D.Died   11/13     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
EPvtStevens, Charles G.MWIA   09/17
EPvtViets, Charles W.AWOL   09/17
FPvtNichols, William W.KIA   09/17
FPvtWaterman, William G.AWOL   09/17
GPvtAdams, Henry H.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GPvtAdams, Henry MartinWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
GPvtAllen, John W.MWIA   09/17
GCorpAllen, Solomon H.KIA   09/17
GCorpBowers, Charles C.WIA   09/17
GPvtBrainard, Edwin WIA   09/17
GPvtBurr, Bela L.WIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
GPvtBurr, Francis W.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GPvtChamberlain, George F.WIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
GPvtClancy, Terrence KIA   09/17
GPvtCleary, John WIA   09/17
GPvtFleming, Elliott KIA   09/17
GPvtGladding, Timothy KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GCaptHayden, Nathaniel WIA   09/17
GPvtHindenlang, Leopold WIA   09/17
GPvtKent, John S.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GSgtKing, Charles C.MWIA   09/17
GCorpLewis, Charles H.WIA   09/17
GPvtMoore, Edward WIA   09/17
GCorpMunsell, Elijah KIA   09/17
GPvtNorth, William A.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GSgtParmale, Edward A.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GPvtPenfield, Charles N.WIA   09/17
GPvtPfiefer, John WIA   09/17
GPvtPorter, Henry L.WIA   09/17
GPvtSmith, Michael KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GPvtSmith, Walter E.WIA   09/17
GPvtWagner, Edward AWOL   09/17
GSgtWashburn, Wadsworth A.KIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
GPvtWilson, Orvil M.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtAnnis, Henry B.WIA   09/17
HCaptBarber, Frederick M.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtBingham, John FullerKIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
HPvtBingham, Wells A.        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
HPvtBowen, Charles F.WIA   09/17
HSgtBrown, Edwin H.WIA   09/17
HPvtCullumns, William N.KIA   09/17
HPvtHollister, Bridgeman J.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtJohnson, Rufus WIA   09/17
HPvtKeeney, Maranthon H.WIA   09/17
HPvtKeith, Bela M.MIA   09/17
HPvtMassey, William WIA   09/17
HPvtPorter, William WallaceMWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HCorpRich, George F.WIA   09/17
HCorpStoughton, Sanford Died   10/28
HPvtWetmore, Samuel WIA   09/17
HPvtWilsey, Julius C.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtBrooks, James W.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ISgtCampbell, Orville KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ISgtChamberlain, Rufus MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtCooney, John AWOL   09/17
ICaptDrake, John LewisKIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
ICorpEvans, Henry D.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ILtFisk, John M.   
IPvtGengan, James KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtGreegin, James KIA   09/17
IPvtHawley, Robert A.MWIA   09/17
IPvtHines, James MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtHines, Stephen KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ILtHorton, William KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtLay, Horace MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ISgtMacarty, Thomas KIA   09/17
IPvtPierce, Edward W.WIA   09/17
IPvtTruesdell, Augustus KIA   09/17
IPvtTwiss, Jason EbenezerKIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
IPvtWebster, Samuel P.AWOL   09/17
IPvtWoelffer, A. JuliusAWOL   09/06
KPvtAldrich, Henry KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
KPvtBarnes, Gideon S.MWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
KPvtBunnell, Wales T.AWOL   09/17
KPvtFunck, Augustus H.WIA   09/17
KCorpGray, John W.WIA   09/17
KPvtHooker, N. CharlesAWOL   09/17
KCaptManross, Newton SpauldingMWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
KPvtSmith, Edward         We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
KPvtStone, Levi AWOL   10/20
F&SColBeach, Francis         We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
F&SLColCheney, Frank WoodbridgeWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F&SMajWashburn, George AbielWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

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