Augustus F. Tittel

Augustus Frederic Tittel was a resident of Lebanon on August 29, 1862 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. C of the 24th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He was wounded by a falling tree in March of 1863 and mustered out September 30, 1863.

He was born on October 12, 1828 in Hesse, Saxony, Germany and immigrated about 1854. In the 1860 U.S. census in Lebanon, he is a 31 year old farm blacksmith and head of household. Augustus Tittel married Catherine ______ before 1860; since she was also born in Hesse, Saxony, Germany, it is likely that they were married before they immigrated to the United States. Children include: Morris Tittle, born about 1859; Anna M. Tittle, born about 1861; William Tittle, born about 1865; Frederic A. Tittle born about 1867 and John F. Tittle, born about 1871. Augustus Tittel moved from Lebanon, Connecticut to Mansfield between 1870 and 1880; he was a shoemaker.

On August 12, 1864, he applied for an invalid pension, No. 49,936 that was granted under certificate No. 67,302.  

Augustus Tittel died on October 18, 1906 in Mansfield and is buried at the New Mansfield Center Cemetery in Mansfield.