Tag: 11th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry

Augustine Batty

Augustine Batty

Augustine W. Batty/Battey was a resident of Mansfield on November 20, 1861 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. H of the 11th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He was transferred to Co. H of the 22nd Regiment Veteran Reserve Corp November 14, 1863 and was discharged for disability on January 28, 1864.

He was born December 22, 1846 in Rhode Island to Levi and Roxanna (Kelly) Batty/Battey.  In the 1860 U.S. census in Killingly, he is a 14 year old in the household of Levi Batty. Davis S. Battey, a brother living in the same household, enlisted in the same company and regiment from the Town of Plainfield; he was killed at Antietam, Maryland on September 17, 1862. After his Civil War service, Augustine moved back to Killingly and worked in a shoe factory, then as a brick mason and later as a farmer. Augustine Batty married Adelaide V. Jacques about 1866. Children include: Harry E. Batty, born about 1867; Winifred L. Batty, born about 1869; Maud E. Batty, born about 1873, Ethel May Batty, born about 1874, Grace Batty, born about September, 1879 and Alice G. Batty, born about January, 1882.

On December 12, 1879, he applied for an invalid pension, No. 327,064 that was granted under Certificate No. 211,505. According to the list of pensioners on the roll in 1883, he was receiving $8 per month for heart disease; the pension commenced in June, 1882. His widow applied for a pension on December 11, 1905. 

Augustine Batty died on October 30, 1905 and is buried at the Grove Street Cemetery in Putnam, Connecticut.

Charles Button

Charles Button

Charles Button was a resident of Colchester on December 3, 1861 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. K of the 11th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; he was discharged for disability June 1, 1863.

He was born about April, 1836 in Connecticut and in the 1860 U.S. census in East Haddam, Connecticut, he is a 23 year old laborer in the household of J. B. Emmons. After his Civil War service, he returned to East Haddam. Charles Button married Charlotte Banning between 1860 and 1870. She died on February 12, 1889 and he married, second, Mary A. _____ by 1900. There are no known children from either marriage. He was a farmer in East Haddam and by the date of the 1900 U.S. census, he was a candy peddler. Charles Button was a 74 year old inmate of Fitch’s Home for Soldiers in Darien in the 1910 U.S. census and is a widower.

On August 29, 1879, he applied for an invalid pension, No. 306,593 that was granted under certificate No. 955,835.

Charles Button died on October 1, 1917 at Fitch’s Home for Soldiers in Darien and he is buried at the New Mansfield Center Cemetery in Mansfield.

John Coleman

John Coleman

John Coleman was a resident of Mansfield on February 23, 1864 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. I of the 11th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; he was promoted to Corporal December 18, 1864 and mustered out December 21, 1865.

He was not living in Mansfield in the 1860 U.S. census; no further information is known.

William H. Hall

William H. Hall

William Harlow Hall was a resident of Mansfield on October 31, 1861 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. H of the 11th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; he was killed in action on September 17, 1862 at Antietam, Maryland. The regiment was ordered to take the lower stone bridge over Antietam Creek and the assault began at 10 A.M. Over one third of the regiment was killed, wounded or missing in that battle. Asa W. Rouse, another Mansfield soldier from Co. H was also killed in the assault.

William H. Hall was born about 1844 in Mansfield to Ambrose and Esther (Batten) Hall. In the 1860 U.S. census in Mansfield, he is a 15 year old farm laborer in the household of Ambrose Hall. His brother, Lorenzo Ambrose Hall, a 19 year old farm laborer in the same household, was also a Mansfield Civil War soldier.

On December 21, 1872, Ambrose Hall applied for a dependant Father’s pension, No. 202,499 that was granted under Certificate No. 286,763. 
William H. Hall is buried at the Bedlam Cemetery in Chaplin, Connecticut. His name is listed among the killed in action on the monument of the 11th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment on the battlefield at Antietam, Maryland.

Charles Munroe

Charles Munroe

Charles Munroe was a resident of Mansfield on October 31, 1861 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. H of the 11th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; he died January 28, 1862, Hatteras Inlet.

He was not living in Mansfield in 1860, but he may be the Charles Monroe, age 23, residing in Hampton, Connecticut in the 1860 U.S. census. That individual was a farm laborer born in Connecticut and was married to Hortensia.

On February 27, 1864, his widow, Esther H. Munroe applied for a widow’s pension, No. 46,232 that was granted under Certificate No. 23,966.

The burial place of Charles Munroe is not known.

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