Augustine W. 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.