Tag: 1st Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery

John H. Day

John H. Day

John H. Day was a resident of West Hartford on May 22, 1861 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. A of the 1st Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery; he reenlisted as a veteran on  November 16, 1863, was promoted to Corporal September 16, 1865 and was mustered out September 25, 1865.

He was born about September 1839 in Lyme, Connecticut to John and Lydia (Latham) Day. He was not living in Mansfield in the 1860 U.S. census. After the Civil War, he moved to Mansfield and was a farmer. John Day married Emily E. Starkweather about 1868. Children include: Henry S. Day, born about March 1871; Daisy Day, born about 1872 and Johnnie Day, born about 1880.

On October 7, 1892, he applied for an invalid pension, No. 931,789 that was granted under certificate No. 870,455. His widow applied for a pension on January 11, 1902.

John H. Day died on December 31, 1901 in Mansfield and he is buried at the New Storrs Cemetery in Mansfield.

Patrick Durgan

Patrick Durgan

Patrick Durgan was a resident of Mansfield on February 3, 1862 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. L of the 1st Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery. He reenlisted as a Veteran on February 9, 1864 and was mustered out September 25, 1865, Washington, DC.

He was not living in Mansfield in the 1860 U.S. census. Patrick Durgan married Mary _______. He moved to Massachusetts at some point after the Civil War.

On May 9, 1895, he applied for an invalid pension, No. 1,166,968. His widow applied for a pension on September 1, 1899. The pension applications of Patrick and his widow were both filed from Massachusetts.

Patrick Durgan died between May 9, 1895 and September 1, 1899, probably in Massachusetts. His burial place is not known.

James Fielding

James Fielding

James Fielding was a resident of Mansfield on February 3, 1862 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. L of the 1st Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery. He reenlisted as a veteran on February 9, 1864 and was mustered out September 25, 1865 in Washington, D.C.

He was not a resident of Mansfield in the 1860 U.S. census.

On July 12, 1892, he applied from Maine for an invalid pension, No. 814,336 that was granted under certificate No. 584,579.

James Fielding was living in Togus, Maine when he was enumerated in the 1890 Veterans Schedule. No further information is known.

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