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Federal (USV)


Lewis Dayton

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Winchester, CT, he enlisted on 12 October 1861 and mustered as Private, Company D, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 12 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Ingersoll.1

More on the Web

See more about Lewis's death at Antietam in a letter of 21 September 1862 written by his brother George L. Dayton, presented by John Banks on his Civil War Blog.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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. 475  [AotW citation 20507]