twenty eighth day of July 1862 at Avon, Conn, he first entered the
service as private, in Company I 16 Conn. V. M He was promoted in
rank to sergeant and still held the same at the end of the war
war had come to a close, he was finally discharged at Annapolis
in the month of April, 1865.
battle he was engaged was at Antietam and he also took part at Plymouth
N C. He was confined in a hospital at Fairfax Va., during the fall
of 1862 He was taken prisoner and confined in the prisons at Andersonville
from May 3, 1864 to Sept 10, 1864; Charleston Sept. 13th to Sept
30th, 1864; and at Florence from Oct. 1st 1864 to March 1st, 1865
Day and Edward Woodford were among his most intimate comrades.
important event during his service was his prison life in the Rebel
At the taking of Plymouth N.C. on Apr. 20, 1864 he was taken
See supplementary history taken from diary in prison.