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Connecticut 1st Cavalry Volunteer Regiment

By Wethersfield Historical Society on December 14, 2006 6:50 PM

Connecticut 1st Cavalry Volunteer Regiment fought unsuccessfully against Stonewall Jackson in his famous Shenandoah Valley Campaign and successfully with General Phil Sheridan in his later cleanup of the Valley and in the campaign to the end of the war in West Virginia. There were six Wethersfield men in this regiment.

Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment

  1. Blake, Charles L. 12/1/63 ? Deserted
  2. Blake, Chester 12/1/63 ? Deserted
  3. Hammond, William F. 4/9/64 Company M M.O. 8/2/65
  4. Lyon, John M. 12/30/63 ? M.O. 8/2/65 From Corp. 1/18/64, Sgt. 7/1/65
  5. Palmer, William H. 4/1/64 Company G Trans. To Reg. 4/7/64 Failed to Report
  6. Welles, Henry C. 11/26/61 Company C Dics. Disa. 2/6/63

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