STONINGTON'S CIVIL WAR HONOR ROLL, 1862-1865

(From Historical Footnotes, May 2000)

Sergeant Oscar W. Hewitt, twenty-two years old, killed at Antietam, September 17, 1862. Buried in Elm Grove Cemetery.

Private Charles W. Bicknell, killed at Georgia Landing, Georgia, October 27, 1862.

Private Charles F. Brown, fifty years old, wounded at Fredericksburg, died November 27, 1862. Buried in Evergreen (Stonington) Cemetery.

Corporal John L. Edwards, wounded at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862; died in hospital, December 23, 27 years old, and remembered in the Mystic Pioneer as "the main comfort of his widowed mother" and "beloved by all who were so fortunate as to be classed among his acquaintances." Buried in Elm Grove Cemetery.

Private John Nye, forty-four years old, killed at Port Hudson, Louisiana, May 27, 1863. Buried in Elm Grove Cemetery.

Private Nathan S. Sheffield, killed at Port Hudson, May 27, 1863.

Private Thaddeus M. Weems, wounded at Port Hudson, died June 6, 1863. Buried in Elm Grove Cemetery.

Corporal Andrew H. Brown, wounded at Port Hudson; died June 9, 1863.

Sergeant William M. Sherman, wounded at Port Hudson; died June 28, 1863.

Private Edmund Congdon, wounded at Bisland, Louisiana; died August 7, 1863.

Private Dennis Geary, killed at Drewry's Bluff, May 16, 1864.

Private Lyman Greene, killed at Drewry's Bluff, May 16, 1864. Buried in Elm Grove Cemetery.

Private Amos F. Heath, twenty-three years old, killed at Drewry's Bluff, May 16, 1864.

Private Ebenezer F. Rose, Jr., killed at Drewry's Bluff, May 16, 1864.

Private Rufus C. White, killed at Drewry's Bluff, May 16, 1864.

Private Henry Brannan, wounded at Walthall Junction, Virginia; died May 22, 1864.

Private James McGoorthy, missing, probably killed at The Field, Virginia, June 15, 1864.

Private Charles H. Williams, wounded at Drewry's Bluff; died June 20, 1864. Buried in Elm Grove Cemetery.

Private Denison Brightman, killed in siege of Petersburg, June 30, 1864.

Private Courtland A. Durfee, wounded at Walthall Junction; died June 30, 1864.

Private Robert Sutcliff, captured at Drewry's Bluff; died July 7, 1864, in Andersonville prison.

Private William Thompson, captured at Morton's Ford, Virginia; died July 15, 1864, in Andersonville.

Private Leonard O. Lamphere, wounded at Petersburg; died July 19, 1864.

Private George Bedford, killed at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia, north of Atlanta, July 20, 1864.

Corporal George W. Wilcox, killed at Peach Tree Creek, July 20, 1864. Buried in Stonington Cemetery.

Private Charles G. Avery, wounded at Drewry's Bluff; died July 21, 1864.

Private Samuel Steele, captured at Mine Run, Virginia, died August 6, 1864, in Andersonville.

Private Benjamin A. Kempton, married in 1863, captured at Drewry's Bluff; died August 22, 1864, in Andersonville.

Corporal Charles J. Edwards, captured at Drewry's Bluff, died September 2, 1864, in Andersonville.

Private Thomas Kane, a draftee, captured at Morton's Ford, Virginia; died September 4, 1864, in Andersonville.

Private Nehemiah D. Tinker, captured at Drewry's Bluff; died September 12, 1864, in Andersonville.

First Lieutenant George W. Stedman, killed at Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864.

Private Charles Bayard, killed at Fort Harrison, Virginia, September 29, 1864.

Private Benjamin Crossley, captured at Drewry's Bluff, died September 29, 1864, in Andersonville.

Corporal Charles D. Lamphear, wounded at Fort Harrison; died September 30, 1864.

Private Myron H. Crandall, captured at Craig's Church, Virginia; died October 8, 1864, in prison at Florence, South Carolina.

Private Oliver A. Brown, captured at Drewry's Bluff; died October 10, 1864, a prisoner in Savannah, Georgia. Buried in Elm Grove Cemetery.

Sergeant William B. Lucas, captured a second time at Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864; probably died subsequently in a prison hospital at Salisbury, North Carolina.

First Lieutenant Henry R. Jennings, wounded at Petersburg; died November 20, 1864.

Private John N. Mitchell, captured at Berryville, Virginia; died November 30, 1864, in prison at Danville, Virginia.

Private Felix McArdle, captured at Cedar Creek; died December 1, 1864, at Salisbury, North Carolina.

Private Cornelius Burgoyne, captured at Cedar Creek, died January 8, 1865, at Salisbury.

Private John Hobert Bliven of Old Mystic, eighteen years old, captured at Cedar Creek, paroled on February 5, 1865; died the next day on the Flag of Truce boat that was taking him home.

Private John O'Rourke, wounded at Cedar Creek, died of wounds more than a year later, on November 3, 1865, more than six months after the war ended.

Photographs of Stonington's Civil War Graves