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Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers

The Twenty-fifth Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, (George P. Bissell, Colonel), was recruited in Hartford and Tolland Counties, in the fall of 1862. The regiment was composed of the very best material, being almost exclusively young men impelled by patriotic motives, and from the first they took a high stand for efficiency and good discipline. Later in its history, when the regiment had been tried in marches and battles, it was thus described by Adjutant-General Morse in his report to the Legislature for 1864: “This is one of the best of our nine months’ regiments and bore a conspicuous part in the advance upon, and the campaign preceding, the fall of Port Hudson. By the bravery always displayed on the field of battle, and the patience and endurance manifested on many long and arduous marches, it has won for itself a high and lasting reputation.” The Twenty-fifth was mustered into the United States service November 11, 1862, and on the 14th sailed from Hartford for Centerville, L.I., to join at that rendezvous the Banks Expedition. The muster-roll showed 811 men thoroughly drilled and well appointed, except that they were without rifles which were later served to them on the ship after their arrival on the Mississippi River. The regiment embarked November 29, 1862, in two divisions;—one division of five companies under command of Colonel Bissell on the Steamer Mary Boardman; and the remainder under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Stevens on the Steamer Empire City. The destination of the expedition was unknown when the vessels sailed as the sealed orders were not to be opened until we had sailed twenty-four hours to the...

Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers – Company B

Roster of Company B, Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Civil War Captain. Arthur T. Hinckley. First Lieutenant. Henry A. Darling. Second Lieutenants. Daniel V. Marshall, William A. Oliver, Frederick W. White. Sergeants. Henry W. Caye, Samuel W. Steele, William Sewart, William Taylor. Corporals. John Brown, William C. Bruce, William W. Chappell, Hiram Craw, James Jordon, Henry A. Spalding, Franklyn E. Wallace, William J. Warren, Andrew F. Williams. Musician. Elizuer S. Reed. Privates. William Anderson, Joseph Baily, Levi Baily, Steven T. Bartlett, Sylvester Bartram, Levi Benson, Joseph Barnard, William Blake, Austin Booth, Avery Brown, Thomas F. Bunce, James Burns, Albert Cady, Richard Craw, George Dean, William Dewolf, Alexandra Dorr, Horace Driggs, Adney B. Gladding, Azriah Gladding, Robert Hen, Henry N. Hobart, Edward Holdham, Eli Hull, James Hunt, George Jenks, Jeremiah Jennings, Patrick Kennedy, David Lamdon, Robert Lindsey, John Martin, Robert Mitchell, Steven Murphy, David W. Nodine, Rowland Perry, George O. Pettibone, Chauncey Rodgers, Ferdinal Sage, John Silcox, Davis D. Stevens, Henry D. Stevens, Charles Taylor, Charles C. Taylor, Edwin M. Thorne, Patrick J. Tracy, William H. Tuttle, George J. Vanloon, William Wait, William A. Waters, Aralzia Westland, Martin Whaples, Henry B. Whitford, George Wicks, George Wilson, Joseph Williams, Loren...

Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers – Company D

Roster of Company D, Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Civil War Captain. George H. Foskit. First Lieutenant. Oscar W. Sanford. Second Lieutenants. George Brennan, Ephraim Taft. Sergeants. Michael Noland, Francis Patten, George Root, Franklyn D. Winters. Corporals. James D. Fenton, Alonzo L. Howard, Ralph Lull, Francis R. Munsell, Marvin A. Shearer, Daniel Webster, Albro Weir, Henry Whiton. Musicians. Emery Carpenter, Henry Hotchkiss. Privates. James H. Adams, John R. Aldrich, Francis A. Allen, Joseph Allen, Samuel Bartlett, David Belcher, James M. Blanchard, John Brennan, Abner S. Brooks, John Bumstead, James Clark, Paine Cleveland, Frederick A. Close, Timothy Collins, Aaron Converse, Andrew A. Converse, Sumner Converse, John Corcoran, Nathaniel Cushman, Erwin O. Dimock, William H. Dudley, Leander Duncan, Sereno E. Dwight, Penuel Eddy, William G. Faulkner, Truman P. Fenton, George Ferry, Adorno P. Fisk, John Foskitt, William A. Francis, George A. Frinke, Dexter S. Goodrich, John Grey, Zebular Grey, Jeremiah Guiney, John Halthouszer, Samson Hulett, Elam Hyde, Henry K. Knapp, Dwight Leonard, Homer A. Lord, Freeman Marcy, Gustin B. Marble, Henry McKinney, Theodore P. Needham, David E. Norris, George Patten, Albert C. Pinney, Julius Pinney, Lucius Pinney, Calvin Porter, David W. Putney, William Rodgers, Jr., Dwight Scripture, James N. Sibley, Ira P. Sisson, Abraham H. Vanshaack, Joseph A. Washburn, Madison C. Willis, John Wood, Giles...

Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers – Company C

Roster of Company C, Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Civil War Captains. Samuel S. Hayden, Richard W. Roberts. First Lieutenant. Alfred W. Converse. Second Lieutenants. Gurdon Trumburm, Benjamin F. Turner. Sergeants. Addison F. Lamphear, William C. Anderson, Levi G. Hayden, George H. Snow, Jacob A. Turner, Gardner Wilmarth. Corporals. Ira B. Addis, Joseph Fisher, Robert Morrison, Edward Newport, Cyrus Root, Elisha H. Skinner, George H. Smith, William W. Strickland, Benjamin F. Wilcox. Musicians. Norman Fassett, James E. Lacey. Privates. Jason Smith, William H. Baldwin, Daniel B. Barnard, Alfred Beers, Noble H. Bennett, John Brandley, Charles Burgess, Jerome K. Button, Leander W. Button, William Button, John Cahill, Horace L. Carter, Chester Casey, Daniel B. Chalker, James A. Chadwick, John N. Clemings, Charles A. Cobb, George C. Denley, James Dixon, Chauncey F. Doane, Henry H. Doyle, Thomas H. Eaton, John I. Fowler, Oliver Giddings, Albert Graham, Francis A. Graham, Martin Haley, Thomas C. Hancock, William K. Hardie, Chester M. Hills, James L. Hodge, Willington Jackson, Ora B. Kibbe, Ferdinand Kramer, Arthur P. Moors, Michael Moran, James Murray, George H. Nelson, Henry S. Persons, Abraham Phelps, William Porter, Charles O. Risley, Eugene Risley, John Sarsfield, William H. Sann, Leonard Schaeffer, Henry Shaw, James N. Skinner, John C. Smith, James W. Smith, Osborne Smith, John Terhune, Henry Waters, Charles Weeks, John Williams, George W. Whittlesey, Edmond D....

Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers – Company G

Roster of Company G, Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Civil War Captain. Charles H. Talcott. First Lieutenant. Hezekiah Bissell. Second Lieutenant. Charles Avery. Sergeants. Benjamin F. Turner, Samuel C. Harding, Nathan Willey, Lemuel R. Lord, John C. Rockwell, Elijah Ward. Corporals. Charles H. Barber, Charles H. Bartholemew, John Brown, Erastus Cowles, Wm. H. Ellsworth, Edwin D. Farnham, John M. Lee, Walter T. Lord, John Roe, John H. Skillman. Musicians. Daniel L. Talcott, Elihu Wattress. Wagoner. Lucius Crane. Privates. Seth S. Allen, Henry Avery, George W. Ayers, Ransford Baker, Samuel Barrows, Elam Belknap, Joseph Belknap, Alfred M. Bissell, Carlos Bissell, Samuel T. Bissell, Lavalette Blodgett, William Brown, Albert Covill, James M. Crane, Samuel K. Ellis, Chauncey B. Ellsworth, John Ellsworth, Theodore Ellsworth, Francis O. Fish, John F. Fitts, Michael Flinn, James F. Fox, Charles E. Gage, Nathan C. Gibbert, Ezra Goodale, William M. Goodrich, Edward Gowdy, Richard C. Green, William W. Green, Jesse Griffith, Burgess S. Hale, William H. Haling, Samuel Hamilton, John L. Harper, Julius Hays, Waldo Hayes, Orrin G. Hollister, Henry C. House, Dewitt C. House, Elisha E. House, Horace P. Kingsbury, James H. McKee, Robert McNorton, William Moffitt, Horace H. Newbury, Elihu S. Olcott, Charles Parker, Philander Phiney, Thomas Rabeth, Maro Robinson, Franklyn Sadd, Eugene S. Samson, Henry M. Sexton, Henry M. Shipman, Welles G. Skinner, Richard Smith, Nelson H. Staples, Fred W. Ticknor, William A. Ticknor, Michael Ward, Gerald...

Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers – Company F

Roster of Company F, Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Civil War Captain. George H. Napheys. First Lieutenants. Henry Kimball, Henry H. Goodale. Sergeants. Jonas G. Holden, Henry R. Pease, William O. Bissell, Charles D. Grover, Augustus S. Lancaster, Carlos W. Thrall. Corporals. Charles K. Belknap, Orville F. Belknap, Arthur A. Hyde, Samuel A. Smith, Harlow Spencer, Wallace S. Talcott, John Thompson, Alva T. Thrall, Carlos Thumb. Musicians. Horton Pease, George Warner. Privates. Horatio R. Baker, Roger G. Beebe, William H. Bennet, Norton M. Braman, Patrick Brannen, Oliver Burke, Charles Cavanaugh, John A. Chism, Timothy Conner, Martin Connins, Patrick Duffy, William Finney, Henry M. Fowler, Enoch C. Haskings, William Hatter, Francis Hoffman, Harvey E. Kibbee, Michael Long, Francis Morgan, John Nick, Alonzo Nobles, Mark Nobles, Andrew Palmer, Byron W. Pease, John Porus, William Reed, George R. Robinson, John M. Royce, Samuel Schlesinger, Edward Shears, Charles P. Smith, Daniel Sullivan, Francis M. Taft, Jason Thrall, Erskine Wallace, Henry Weller, Jonas E. Wilson, James W. Wright, Jerome H....

Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers – Company E

Roster of Company E, Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Civil War Captains. Newton P. Johnson, Leander Waterman. First Lieutenants. Almon C. Banning, Robert T. Duncan. Second Lieutenant. Edward Pinney. Sergeants. George B. Thurston, Eugene C. Alderman, Miles H. Barnard, Miletus H. Carrier, Marcillus C. Clark, Henry W. Davis. Corporals. James Boyle, Wilbur B. Case, William W. Clark, Emery M. Griffin, Andrew N. Moore, Alexandria Patterson, Edward D. Prindle, Morton Sandford, Julius Weed, George L. Wells. Musicians. Ezra Smart, William H. Wallin. Privates. Owen Bacon, Elbert I. Barning, William Barton, Lyman J. Barden, Eugene Brown, Phelps Church, Franklyn Clark, George H. Clark, Miles C. Clark, Dewitt Coe, Leverett H. Coe, Sylvester T. Cook, Theron Cowdry, Leavett Emmons, Luther W. Eno, Patrick Farley, Thomas Farley, James McGoodrich, Edwin J. Gower, Sparling J. Gower, Henry E. Griffin, James Harvey, Gilbert Hayes, Elizah T. Holcomb, Tryon Holcomb, Steven A. Hollister, Elizah Hyer, Alonzo S. Jones, William H. Kempton, Frederick Kramer, Charles H. Lamphear, Webster B. Latham, Samuel A. Lawton, William Maher, Francis Mann, Lucius F. Marks, Patric McAuliffee, John McAuley, Francis Messinger, Harlow Messenger, Lorenzo Messenger, Richard Moore, Marcus Moses, Alfred A. Phelps, Nelson W. Pierce, James Reynolds, George M. Searles, John Shaughnessy, Edward Sperry, Hiram F. Squire, John Lydenham, Charles W. Tallmadge, Lewis C. Tallmadge, George Taylor, Leroy Tuller, Charles E. Tyning, Hiram L. Warner, Charles Wilcox, William...

Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers – Company K

Roster of Company K, Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Civil War Captain. William F. Silloway. Second Lieutenant. Senica Gorham. Sergeants. James E. Hamilton, Watson H. Bliss, Robert Buckley, Charles W. Clark, John Scantlin, George E. Terry. Corporals. Ezra C. Ayer, Frank Bolles, John W. Longdon, James E. Lusk, Robert Mason, Charles E. Puffer, Emerson B. Thomas, Stanley N. Wadsworth. Musicians. Charles Malona, Charles Stone. Privates. Eugene Adam, George W. Arnold, Henry W. Ball, Hudson W. Ball, Cyrus C. Barber, George W. Barren, John W. Beach, Abel P. Beers, Enos S. Belden, Walter J. Bliss, George D. Buck, Edgar W. Burnham, Wm. H. Butler, Christopher Carney, John Carter, Edward W. Case, Horace O. Case, Marshal W. Case, Wm. Case, David Clark, Edward Collins, John A. Currey, Joseph W. Curtis, Franklyn Dart, Frederick W. Dart, Franklyn B. Davis, Jabez Ferris, Henry Forsch, Franklyn B. Fuller, Seth H. Fuller, Wm. Graham, Alfred D. Hart, Isaac Y. Hartson, John B. Hills, Alphonso J. Hinckley, Byron W. Hurd, Thomas G. Jefferson, Richard D. Johns, Frederick Keeney, Edwin H. Lathrop, David Lewis, George V. Lusk, John Mack, David A. Malory, Wm. C. Manwarring, Emery F. Messenger, Eldridge Messenger, Obed Messenger, Lucius Morse, Newton H. Morley, Wm. E. Morgan, Andrew T. Nickols, Charles E. Olmstead, Norton T. Parsons, Israel C. Peck, Joseph S. Pember, Wm. Porter, Charles L. Rice, Orrin Robbins, Richard E. Rose, Wm. W. Simons, Wm. K. Spencer, Wm. K. Strickland, Sylvester Symonds, Webster D. Thomas, George W. Thompson, Horace A. Thompson, Wm. E. Tucker, Charles Upson, Lucius F. Wadsworth, Lynas E. Webster, Henry M. Weed, Freeman Wilcox, Augustus W. Williams, Wm. L. Winship, Alson...

Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers – Company I

Roster of Company I, Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Civil War Captains. Burritt Darcow, Hiram W. Harkness. First Lieutenant. Isaac W. Beach. Second Lieutenant. William E. Symonds. Sergeants. J. Fayette Douglas, Charles H. Allspress, Charles W. Brown, George H. Grant, John C. Mack. Corporals. Elbridge Belding, Wm. E. Bunnell, Henry W. Buys, Wm. Cocking, Charles S. Cook, John M. Francis, Viette D. Hills, Merritt Hubbell, Edgar A. Norton, George Schubert, Orrin Tuttle. Musicians. Andrew J. Davis, Cornelius A. Day, Oliver A. Hitchcock. Privates. Daniel S. Abbot, Henry Adams, Solomon Adkins, John F. Bacon, Wm. C. Bancroft, Samuel Barton, Amon L. Bradley, Samuel Bradley, Lucian C. Bunnell, Alvinsa H. Case, John Conklin, Frederick A. Cowles, Silas E. Coye, Vitruvius D. Coye, Charles Crittenden, Ambrose A. Curtiss, John Day, Jules Dechamp, Isaac Dozvier, Wm. C. Elton, Harcey R. Fellons, Paul Corini, Henry O. Hampe, Wm. Hart, Wm. W. Hubbard, Henry D. Hunt, Charles W. Hurlburt, John Jacobs, Richard Jennings, Harry W. Judd, Niles M. Keeney, Theron D. Lewis, Henry Low, Charles Morris, Wm. Morris, Seereno S. Nichols, Frederick Nightingale, Patrick Nolan, John Nolan, Silas Parde, Albert C. Peck, Noble Peck, Richard L. Peck, Edward Pettibone, Lucinen Philps, Henry W. Porter, Edward J. Pratt, Francis J. Rathburn, Gilbert S. Richmond, Burton C. Richardson, Henry Riley, Henry E. Rockwell, Herman D. Saul, Charles B. Scoville, Joel F. Shepard, Philo Stevens, Samuel Stocking, Ira Taft, John Tracy, Edward W. Warner, Wm. Webster, John Wilson, James Williams, Charles Winterfeldt, Henry D....

Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers – Company H

Roster of Company H, Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Civil War Captain. William W. Abbey. First Lieutenant. Dwight Ensworth. Second Lieutenants. Bononi E. Buck, Charles Clapp, John M. Brown. Sergeants. Arthur W. Andross, Charles F. Bevins, Thomas A. Davis, William Holden, William M. Hollister, Aaron Kinne, Sumner Payne, Thomas H. Robins. Corporals. Daniel W. Dimock, George D. Fuller, Oliver Hale, John H. Hunt, Theron I. Neff, Willington C. Graves, Julius H. Smith, Justus R. Stevens. Musicians. William Hempstead, George Robinson. Privates. Burton P. Buell, Edward L. Barber, George E. Belden, George F. Belden, Lyman P. Bemont, Horace E. Brown, Egbert Chapman, George A. Chapman, George B. Clark, Andrew Conly, Nicholas W. Cotter, Wm. Daley, Joseph Dunbar, John Eley, John C. Foote, Truman Foote, Joseph Gould, Joseph R. Gould, William G. Green, Francis Hale, Frederick A. Hale, Carey Holmes, Henry C. Holmes, Samuel T. Holmes, Andrew Hollister, David W. Huntington, Newton B. Jacobs, William W. Kellogg, Charles Kolb, Charles M. Parmelee, Franklyn Parmelee, William H. Pelton, Thomas G. Porter, Ambrose Reynolds, Charles E. Rich, Joseph A. Richardson, Benjamin Rogers, William Rook, John Ryan, George W. Simson, Sylvester Skinner, Edward Spencer, George W. Spencer, Wm. W. Stebins, Albert E. Taylor, Evelyn C. Taylor, Christopher Walker, Horace F. Walker, James Wallen, Marshall J. Warner, Henry W. Webb, Francis Wells, George Whitman, Norman Whitman, Charles Wilson, Wm. Wilson, John Williams, Lewis F....
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