14 Jul 1863 joined First Regiment, Co. A, Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery. 6 brothers served, 2 were rejected, Thomas and Cyrus were killed in 1864 in Virginia. Have service record from National Archives, and found grave in Hampton Cemetery (2015).
Ancestry Family Trees Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934 Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934 U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
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