27th Regiment Connectivut Volunteer Infantry

Acton men who served in the 27th Regiment Connectivut Volunteer Infantry:


Andrew J. Barnard, Co. D

Regimental history from A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, by Frederick Dyer:

Organized at New Haven October, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 22. Attached to Military District of Washington to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until November 7, 1862. Advance to Falmouth, Va., November 7-19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Mustered out July 27, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 42 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 22 Enlisted men by disease. Total 68.

See also:

Sheldon, Winthrop D. The "Twenty-Seventh”, a Regimental History. New Haven: Morris & Benham, 1866. http://www.archive.org/details/sheldontwenthsev00wintrich; http://archive.org/details/twentyseventhreg00shel