Military Records

Revolution

October 30, 1773. Printed document, with seal. Signed by Jonathan Trumbull. Appointing John Sedgwick as lieutenant of the North Company or trainband of Cornwall 14th regiment.

October 11, 1833. Certification of pension to Pvt Asa Brockway of $28 per year beginning March 1831.

 

War of 1812

Sharon/Hillside Cemetery

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[thcol]Wife[/thcol]
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[thcol]Regiment[/thcol]
[thcol]Ref.[/thcol]
[thcol]Death[/thcol]

[thcol]Age[/thcol]
[/trow]
[/thead]
[tbody]
[trow]
[tcol]Blackman, Levi[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]Private[/tcol]
[tcol]16[/tcol]
[tcol]c18[/tcol]
[tcol]2 Sept. 1863[/tcol]

[thcol]76[/thcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Bostwich, Joseph[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]Private[/tcol]
[tcol]37 Infantry[/tcol]
[tcol]c147[/tcol]
[tcol]26 May 1838[/tcol]

[thcol]42[/thcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Cleaveland, John[/tcol]
[tcol]Charlotte[/tcol]
[tcol]Private[/tcol]
[tcol]2St. C.[/tcol]
[tcol]c36[/tcol]
[tcol]1846[/tcol]

[thcol]47[/thcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Gager, Samuel[/tcol]
[tcol]Lucretia[/tcol]
[tcol]Sergeant[/tcol]
[tcol]3 Cav.[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p104[/tcol]
[tcol]4 Aug. 1835[/tcol]

[thcol]72[/thcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Gay, James[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]Captain[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p100[/tcol]
[tcol]19 Dec. 1831[/tcol]

[thcol]54[/thcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Gould, David[/tcol]
[tcol]Beulah[/tcol]
[tcol]Major[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p109[/tcol]
[tcol]16 Spet. 1857[/tcol]

[thcol]78[/thcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Jackson, Calvin[/tcol]
[tcol]Mary[/tcol]
[tcol]Lieutenant[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p110[/tcol]
[tcol]21 Dec. 1859[/tcol]

[thcol]78[/thcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]King, Chesterfield[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]Captain[/tcol]

[tcol]35[/tcol]

[tcol]R14p117[/tcol]
[tcol]20 Feb. 1878[/tcol]

[thcol]91[/thcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]King, George[/tcol]
[tcol]Betsey[/tcol]
[tcol]Major[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p109[/tcol]
[tcol]19 July 1853[/tcol]

[thcol]76[/thcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Lines, Benjamin[/tcol]
[tcol]Lucy[/tcol]
[tcol]Lieutenant[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p110[/tcol]
[tcol]8 July 1846[/tcol]

[thcol]72[/thcol]
[/trow]

[trow]
[tcol]Lyman, Isaac[/tcol]
[tcol]Mary[/tcol]
[tcol]Lieutenant[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p110[/tcol]
[tcol]29 Jan. 1858[/tcol]

[thcol]74[/thcol]
[/trow]

[trow]
[tcol]Pardee, Chauncey[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]Major[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p110[/tcol]
[tcol]4 May 1863[/tcol]

[thcol]78[/thcol]
[/trow]

[trow]
[tcol]Smith, John Cotton*[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]General[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]R13p87[/tcol]
[tcol]7 Dec. 1845[/tcol]

[thcol]80[/thcol]
[/trow]
[/tbody]
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*Commander-in-Chief, State Militia

 

Boland Cemetery

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[thcol]Wife[/thcol]
[thcol]Rank[/thcol]
[thcol]Regiment[/thcol]
[thcol]Ref.[/thcol]
[thcol]Death[/thcol]

[thcol]Age[/thcol]
[/trow]
[/thead]
[tbody]
[trow]
[tcol]Benton, Isaac[/tcol]
[tcol]Parmelia[/tcol]
[tcol]Q.M.[/tcol]
[tcol]2Cav.[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p98[/tcol]
[tcol]28 Aug. 1859[/tcol]

[tcol]73[/tcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]White, George[/tcol]
[tcol]Loia[/tcol]
[tcol]Musc.[/tcol]
[tcol]37Inf.[/tcol]
[tcol]c168[/tcol]
[tcol]13 Dec. 1877[/tcol]

[tcol]85[/tcol]
[/trow]
[/tbody]
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Amenia Union Cemetery (on rd. to Skiff Mountain)

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[thcol]Wife[/thcol]
[thcol]Rank[/thcol]
[thcol]Regiment[/thcol]
[thcol]Ref.[/thcol]
[thcol]Death[/thcol]

[thcol]Age[/thcol]
[/trow]
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[tcol]Barnum, Andrew[/tcol]
[tcol]Sally[/tcol]
[tcol]Lieutenant[/tcol]
[tcol]16[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]4 Dec. 1867[/tcol]

[tcol]75[/tcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Chamberlain, Oliver E.[/tcol]
[tcol]Helena[/tcol]
[tcol]Private[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]c31[/tcol]
[tcol]5 Aug. 1843[/tcol]

[tcol]58[/tcol]
[/trow]

[trow]
[tcol]Read, John[/tcol]
[tcol]Row[/tcol]
[tcol]Private[/tcol]
[tcol]7[/tcol]
[tcol]c106[/tcol]
[tcol]23 Aug. 1847[/tcol]

[tcol]61[/tcol]
[/trow]
[/tbody]
[/htable]

 

Ellsworth Cemetery (on south side of rd. between churches)

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[thcol]Name[/thcol]
[thcol]Wife[/thcol]
[thcol]Rank[/thcol]
[thcol]Regiment[/thcol]
[thcol]Ref.[/thcol]
[thcol]Death[/thcol]

[thcol]Age[/thcol]

[/trow]
[/thead]
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[trow]
[tcol]Chaffee, Joshua B.[/tcol]
[tcol]Betsy Whitney[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]11 Mar. 1823[/tcol]

[tcol]51[/tcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Everett, Samuel E.[/tcol]
[tcol]Hannah Chaffee[/tcol]
[tcol]Major[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R12p127[/tcol]
[tcol]6 Oct. 1870[/tcol]

[tcol]89[/tcol]
[/trow]
[trow]

[tcol]Lord, Erastus[/tcol]
[tcol]Phila St. John[/tcol]
[tcol]Ens.[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p110[/tcol]
[tcol]July 1865[/tcol]

[tcol]82[/tcol]

[/trow]

[trow]
[tcol]Norris, Gary[/tcol]
[tcol]Hester[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]1 St.C.[/tcol]
[tcol]c91[/tcol]
[tcol]11 Aug. 1867[/tcol]

[tcol]76[/tcol]
[/trow]

[trow]

[tcol]Peck, Calvin[/tcol]
[tcol]Betsy[/tcol]
[tcol]Ens.[/tcol]
[tcol]VX[/tcol]
[tcol]R14p128[/tcol]
[tcol]1 Sept. 1837[/tcol]

[tcol]73[/tcol]

[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]St. John, Silas[/tcol]
[tcol]Catherine, A.[/tcol]
[tcol]Captain[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R114p117[/tcol]
[tcol]22 Oct. 1848[/tcol]

[tcol]76[/tcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]St. John, Thomas[/tcol]
[tcol]Lois[/tcol]
[tcol]Captain[/tcol]
[tcol]VX[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p123[/tcol]
[tcol]9 Oct. 1820[/tcol]

[tcol]58[/tcol]
[/trow]

[/tbody]
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Smith Cartwright Cemetery (at Pine Swamp)

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[thcol]Wife[/thcol]
[thcol]Rank[/thcol]
[thcol]Regiment[/thcol]
[thcol]Ref.[/thcol]
[thcol]Death[/thcol]

[thcol]Age[/thcol]
[/trow]
[/thead]
[tbody]
[trow]
[tcol]Gray, Silas A.[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]Ens.[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]5 Mar. 1867[/tcol]

[tcol]81[/tcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Smith, Horatio[/tcol]
[tcol]Patty[/tcol]
[tcol]Lieutenant[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R15p156[/tcol]
[tcol]14 Dec. 1835[/tcol]

[tcol]56[/tcol]
[/trow]
[/tbody]
[/htable]

 

Of Sharon (burial place unknown)

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[thcol]Regiment[/thcol]
[thcol]Ref.[/thcol]
[thcol]Death[/thcol]

[thcol]Age[/thcol]
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[tcol]Miles, Joseph*[/tcol]
[tcol][/tcol]
[tcol]Lieutenant[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R13p110[/tcol]
[tcol]5 June 1852[/tcol]

[tcol]73[/tcol]
[/trow]
[trow]
[tcol]Parker, Daniel**[/tcol]
[tcol]Patty[/tcol]
[tcol]Chaplain[/tcol]
[tcol]35[/tcol]
[tcol]R15p109[/tcol]
[tcol]27 Sept. 1834[/tcol]

[tcol]61[/tcol]
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*Source: Hartford Times (24 July 1852)

**Source: Hartford Courant (6 Oct. 1834)

 

Militia

No date (but between 1813 and 1817). Letter to Gov. John Cotton Smith by members of the 5th Company of the 35th Regiment of Connecticut Militia, asking that a number of privates be transferred from the 3rd Company to the 5th to equalize the ranks. Signed by Orrin Pardee – Capt 5th Co., Calvin Jackson, Silas A. Gray, Erastus Downs, Simeon Lyman, Jr., Heman E. Gibbs, Samuel Roberts, Jr., Daniel St. John, and David W. Bostwick.

May 30, 1821. Military Commission, with seal. Signed by Oliver Wolcott, appointing Gameliel Everitt to rank of lieutenant of 8th Company, 13th Regiment of Connecticut Militia, effective April 10, 1821.

March 13, 1837. Appointment of Samuel C. Palmer to rank of Lieutenant in 29th Regiment of Infantry of New York, effective September 13, 1836. Signed by William L. Marcy, Governor.

June 1, 1839. Appointment of Samuel C. Palmer to rank of captain in 29th Regiment of New York Infantry. Signed by William H. Seward.

August 13, 1844. Appointment of Vinson E. Sears to rank of ensign of Company 3 of the 13th Regiment of Infantry in Connecticut Militia. Effective April 27, 1844. Signed by Roger S. Baldwin.

May 28, 1845. Appointment of Vinson E. Sears to rank of lieutenant of Company 3 of the 13th Regiment of Infantry in Connecticut Militia. Effective April 16, 1845. Signed by Roger S. Baldwin.

 

Civil War

March 1, 1867. Julius Awe, age 37, living in Sharon, subject of the Duke of Mecklenberg, was granted US citizenship. Had served in the US army since March 1, 1860.

November 13, 1864, Richmond, VA. Honorable Discharge for Corporal Thomas M. Lord of Sharon, member of Cap?t James C. Clinton?s Company. 1st Light Battery, CT.

October 19, 1863, New Orleans, LA. Honorable discharge for Sgt. Everett S. Dunbar of the 13th regiment, Connecticut Infantry Volunteers. Purpose of discharge was to enable him to accept commission.

November 12, 1863. Muster in roil for 2nd Lieutenant Everitt S. Dunbar for term of three years in Company G, 13th Connecticut Infantry Volunteers.

December 1, 1863, Thibodaux, LA. Promotion of Everett Dunbar of Company C, 13th Connecticut Volunteers to 1st Lieutenant.

October 29, 1863, Kingston, NY. Draft Disability Exemption for Samuel Gay of Ulster County, NY, on account of physical disability.

January 18, 1869. Certificate for $100 from Treasury Department to Joseph D. Beach and Julia Beach, parents of G. Frank Beach, late Private of Company A, 83rd Regiment of 2nd Connecticut Volunteers

 

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