(1844 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
From East Haddam, with his brother Wells he enlisted in Company H, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 7 August 1862 at 17 years old.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
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In March 2015 the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford acquired the Bingham Family Civil War Memorial Secretary (c.1876), "an extraordinary folk art triumph that abstracts traditional forms of 19th century furniture with Civil War-era imagery and text executed in bone, horn and abalone" [pictures from Hyperallergic]
10/25/1844; East Haddam, CT
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Little Church Cemetery, East Haddam, CT