Civil War Records of Charles P. Porter


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
Navy Recg. Ship Ohio and U.S.S. Massachusetts enl. May 13, 1861, at Boston, for 1 yr., as Seaman disch. May 5, 1862, from Ohio, as Seaman. credit Acton -- age 27
Navy Recg. Ship Ohio, U.S.S. Conemaugh Again enlisted July 10, 1862, at Boston for 2 yrs., as Seaman disch. from Conemaugh, Sept. 8, 1864, as Captain of After Guard credit Cambridge --  
MASSCW, 8:564

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 102-103 (birth place here recorded as Manchester, NH)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic


Survived by  

Additional Information

Charles P. Porter is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Manchester, New Hampshire. The census record indicates that he was captured July 2, 1861 at Cedar Keys, and exchanged Jan. 1862. He did not receive a pension  ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"


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