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Federal (USV)


Henry H. Adams

(? - 1864)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From East Windsor, he enlisted in Company G, 16th Connecticut Infantry and mustered into service on 8 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was captured (with most of his Regiment) at Plymouth, NC on 20 April 1864. He was held at Andersonville, GA beginning on 4 May until transferred to Florence, SC on 8 October. He died of disease there at 9:00PM on 20 October 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Ingersoll1. Further details from a fine post about Henry's diary by John Banks. He's probably buried among the unknowns at the Florence National Cemetery.


10/20/1864; Florence, SC


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 656  [AotW citation 15444]