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Federal (USV)


Chester F. Tibbills

(c. 1817 - ?)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Claremont, he enlisted at age 44 in the Claremont Volunteers, for State Service, on 22 April 1861. He was discharged for disability on 17 May. He reenlisted, in Company G, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 16 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He transferred to the Invalid Corps - Company H, 10th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps - in 1863. He was discharged at Washington, DC on 1 October 1864 at the expiration of his term of service.

After the War

He was living in Claremont in 1893.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1 and Ayling2.


c. 1817; Sharon, VT


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 165 - 186  [AotW citation 13469]

2   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 2, pg. 1219  [AotW citation 13517]