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C. B. Stoughton

C. B. Stoughton

Federal (USV)

Lieutenant Colonel

Charles Bradley Stoughton

(1841 - 1898)

Home State: Vermont

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Vermont Infantry

Before Antietam

He was commissioned Adjutant of the 4th Vermont Infantry on 1 August 1862, was promoted to Major on 25 February 1862, and to Lieutenant Colonel on 17 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He commanded the regiment in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Colonel on 5 November 1862, was present but not engaged at Gettysburg, and was severely wounded with loss of his right eye at Funkstown, MD on 10 July 1863. He resigned on 2 February 1864. He was breveted to Brigadier General to date from 13 March 1865 for "gallant and meritorious service during the war."

After the War

By 1880 he was a lawyer at New Haven, CT.

References & notes

His service from the Revised Roster.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Ada Ripley Hooper (1847-1917) in 1869 and they had 7 children.


10/31/1841; Chester, VT


1/17/1898; Bellows Falls, VT; burial in Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT


1   Peck, Theodore S., Adjutant General, and The Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66, Montpelier: Press of the Watchman Publishing Co., 1892  [AotW citation 29450]