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.