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T.G. Ellis

T.G. Ellis

Federal (USV)


Theodore G. Ellis

(c. 1829 - 1883)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He trained as an engineer in Boston, and by 1854 was working in Hartford, CT. He mustered in on 23 August 1862 as Adjutant of the regiment.

On the Campaign

He served on Colonel Morris' Brigade staff at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Promoted Major 4 April 1863, Lieutenant Colonel 22 September 1863, and Colonel on 11 October 1863. Brevet to Brigadier General 13 March 1865.

After the War

He resumed his engineering and surveying work in Harford.

References & notes

Basic information from Goddard1. Service data from Page2. Further details from Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 23. His photograph from a CDV posted online by reenactors of Company G, 14th Connecticut.


c. 1829


01/09/1883; Hartford, CT


1   Goddard, Henry Perkins, and Calvin Goddard Zon, editor, The Good Fight That Didn't End, Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008, pp. 55 - 65  [AotW citation 9267]

2   Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pg. 373  [AotW citation 9270]