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The Henry B. Atherton Collection

Captain Atherton's list of his men in Company C, early in the career of the unit.





These letters and documents are from the Henry B. Atherton Collection, contributed by Linda M. Welch, genealogist and historian of southern Windsor County, Vermont towns. She has many more of these letters and is planning to publish a book in the near future which will include them all."


The original members of Company C, from the 1892 Revised Roster:

Atherton, Henry Brydge, cred. Cavendish, VT, age 25, comn CPT, Co. C, 4th VT INF, 9/3/61 (9/3/61), resgd 8/12/62 [College: DC 59, ALS 60]

Barrett, Cortes P., cred. Windham, VT, age 21, enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/21/61, 3SGT, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 5/11/63, red

Bates, Frederick A., cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 19, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dsrtd? 2/19/63; enl 12/5/63, m/i 12/13/63, Pvt, Co. H, 7th VT INF, m/o 3/14/66

Bates, George L., cred. Windsor, VT, age 21, enl 8/20/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 5/7/62; enl 7/28/64, m/i 7/28/64, Pvt, Co. B, 1st VT CAV, wdd, Columbia Furnace, 10/7/64, pow, Columbia Furnace, 10/7/64, prld 2/5/65, m/o 7/21/65

Bates, Henry D., cred. Windsor, VT, age 18, enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/21/61, PVT, Co. C, 4th VT INF, tr to 1st US CAV 12/7/62, m/o 2/12/67

Bates, Moses Pollard, cred. Plymouth, VT, age 28, enl 8/24/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 5/28/62

Bemis, Calvin H., cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 22, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 11/3/62

Bridges, Perry S., cred. Chester, VT, age 42, enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, m/o 9/30/64

Brinn, David, cred. Cavendish, VT, age 33, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 7/25/62; VT INF, m/o 7/14/65

Brown, Nathan L., cred. Shrewsbury, VT, age 21, enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 10/31/63

Bryant, Lewis A., cred. Chester, VT, age 18, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, kia, Wilderness, 5/5/64

Cady, Wilbur F., cred. West Windsor, VT, age 23, enl 9/9/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 2/18/63

Carr, Carlos Wellington, cred. Brandon, VT, age 23, enl 9/4/61, m/i 9/21/61, 2SGT, Co. E, 4th VT INF, pr 1SGT, comn 2LT, Co. I, 7/19/62 (9/29/62), pr 1LT, 5/5/64 (6/11/64), tr to Co. A 2/25/65, tr to Co. C, tr to Co. F, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, prld 3/1/65, m/o 5/6/65

Caswell, Edward R., cred. Shrewsbury, VT, age 19, enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 2/11/64, m/o 7/13/65

Chapin, Charles Church, cred. Westminster, VT, age 18, enl 9/5/61, m/i 9/21/61, PVT, Co. F, 4th VT INF, pr CPL 9/1/62, wdd, Funkstown, 7/10/63, reen 12/15/63, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, pr SGT 9/28/64, pro SGTMAJ 5/12/65, comn 2LT, 6/4/65 (6/17/65), tr to Co. A, 2/25/65, m/o 7/13/65 as SGTMAJ

Cobb, Henry H., cred. Windsor, VT, age 18, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 7/14/62

Coburn, Ansel Orpheus, cred. Reading, VT, age 21, enl 8/16/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 5/14/62

Coburn, Francis J., cred. Reading, VT, age 17, enl 8/15/62, m/i 9/30/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 4/18/63

Conant, Freeman C., cred. Cavendish, VT, age 26, enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/7/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pr CPL 11/16/61, dis/dsb 5/1/62; enl 8/5/64, m/i 8/5/64, Pvt, 2nd VT LARTY BTRY, m/o 7/31/65

Cook, Ebenezer M., cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 36, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 1/15/63, rtnd 3/24/63, wdd, Marye's Heights, pow, Marye's Heights, 5/3/63, prld 5/14/63, wdd, Wilderness 5/5/64, m/o 9/30/64; enl 2/21/65, Hancock's 1st A.C., 4th Regt, Co. C, m/o 3/1/66

Cook, Jesse, cred. Chester, VT, age 18, enl 8/25/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 7/11/63

Cook, Joseph, cred. Chester, VT, age 27, enl 8/25/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/wds, 12/29/62

Cook, Sandy, cred. Pittsford, VT, age 21, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 7/9/62

Dam, Charles A., cred. Lowell, MA, age 18, enl 8/19/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr SGT 12/18/62, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, com 1LT 10/1/64 (10/27/64), wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, tr to Co. D, 2/25/65, m/o 7/13/65

Darcy, James, cred. Mount Holly, VT, age 17, enl 9/2/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 9/30/64

Davis, Seth S., cred. Springfield, VT, age 26, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 9/30/64

Day, John, cred. Mount Holly, VT, age 25, enl 8/29/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pow 5/5/63, prld 8/29/63, dsrtd 4/29/64

Dow, Charles W., cred. Ludlow, VT, age 21, enl 8/16/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pow 5/4/63; prld 8/29/63, wdd, Salem Heights, 5/4/63, tr to Co. A, 6th VRC 6/15/64; m/o 10/5/64; also Co. E, 1st MA CAV, Co. D, 26th NY CAV

Dunbar, Jesse B., cred. Ludlow, VT, age 22, enl 8/16/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, wdd, Marye's Heights, 5/3/63, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 9/30/64

Dwinell, Nahum B., cred. Grafton, VT, age 19, enl 9/4/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr MSCN, 5/1/62, m/o 7/13/65

Eagan, Michael, cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 27, enl 8/31/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 5/1/64, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 7/13/65

Eagan, Thomas, cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 20, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, mwia, Wilderness, 5/5/64, d/wds 6/1/64

Edwards, Simeon C., cred. Jericho, VT; Cambridge, VT, age 28, enl 8/19/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. K, 5th VT INF, dsrtd 4/14/62; drafted - enl 7/17/63, m/i 7/17/63, PVT, Co. C, 4th VT INF, kia, Spotsylvania, 5/11/64

Ellis, Artemas S., cred. Westminster, VT, age 21, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 11/2/61 Camp Griffin (typhoid fever)

Fairbrother, Ambrose A., cred. Westminster, VT, age 21, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 11/14/61

Field, John Pardon, cred. Chester, VT, age 24, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 3/4/62

Fillebrown, Henry G., cred. Cavendish, VT, age 18, enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 12/18/62, red 6/29/63, pr CPL 6/18/64, kia, Petersburg, 4/2/65; originally buried Flower's farm

Flanders, George S., cred. Alexandria, NH, age 20, enl 9/2/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, wdd, 6/30/62, dis/dsb 2/1/63

Foster, Anson, cred. Mount Holly, VT, age 37, enl 8/21/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/6/63; enl 8/23/64, m/i 8/23/64, Pvt, Co. C, 6th VT INF, m/o 6/19/65

French, George Blood, cred. Cavendish, VT, age 25, enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, 1SGT, Co. E, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; comn 1LT, Co. C, 4th VT INF, 9/3/61 (9/3/61), pr Adjutant, 7/17/62 (8/16/62), wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 9/30/64; comn CPT, Co. M, Frontier Cavalry (26th NY CAV), 1/10/65 (2/23/65), m/o 6/27/65 [College: NU 53]

Gibson, George W., cred. Charlestown, NH, age 21, enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 7/22/62, dis/wds 10/9/62, Baltimore, MD; also 9th NH INF

Gilson, Daniel H., cred. Plymouth, VT, age 23, enl 8/24/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 11/21/64, pr CPL 6/6/65, m/o 7/13/65

Gilson, Elbridge Collamer, cred. Reading, VT, age 20, enl 8/20/61, m/i 9/21/61, WGNR, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pow, n.d., m/o 9/30/64

Gould, Dwight C., cred. Shrewsbury, VT, age 21, enl 9/2/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/svc 12/28/62, in camp near Belle Plain

Grimes, Franklin Norton, cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 19, enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, mwia, Lee's Mill, 4/16/62, d/wds 4/28/62, memorial at Ascutneyville, Ascutney, VT

Grinnols, Charles Prentice, cred. Windham, VT, age 21, enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pow?, dsrtd 2/19/63

Griswold, Leighton W., cred. Springfield, VT, age 18, enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, wdd, Funkstown, 7/10/63, kia, Wilderness, 5/5/64

Hancock, Erwin E., cred. Wardsboro, VT, age 18, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pr CPL 12/18/62, dsrtd 9/10/63

Hardy, Hiram Eugene, cred. Cavendish, VT, age 18, enl 8/17/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, escaped 11/3/64, rtnd to regt 12/30/64, m/o 1/2/65

Hatch, Carlos F., cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 21, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, m/o 9/30/64

Hatch, James, cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 19, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 4/28/65, m/o 5/23/65

Headle, Alphonzo E., cred. Plymouth, VT, age 19, enl 8/29/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 9/20/62

Headle, Mortimer K., cred. Ludlow, VT, age 21, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 6/21/65, m/o 7/13/65

Herron, James B., cred. Chester, VT, age 20, enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, m/o 9/30/64

Hickory, Joseph, cred. Cavendish, VT, age 28, enl 8/18/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, tr to VRC 9/1/63, m/o 9/21/64

Huntoon, George M., cred. Shrewsbury, VT, age 25, enl 8/21/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 7/11/63

Ivers, John, cred. Concord, NH, age 21, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 2/19/63, Newark, NJ

Johnson, Luther Jr., cred. Plymouth, VT, age 22, enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, tr to Co. A, 21st VRC 7/27/64, m/o 9/15/64

Johnson, Newton R., cred. Shrewsbury, VT, age 22, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 10/17/62 (chron. diarrhoea), Genl Hosp, George St., Philadelphia, PA

Kenney, John B., cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 19, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, PVT, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 10/27/63, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, pr SGT 12/6/64, m/o 7/13/65

Lockwood, Xenophon Edson, cred. Chester, VT, age 21, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, wdd, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64 (groin, severely), wdd, Petersburg, 3/27/65, m/o 7/13/65

Lombard, Norman Wells, cred. West Windsor, VT, age 28, enl 9/2/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 12/22/62

Lynch, William H., cred. Mount Holly, VT, age 22, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 9/10/63

Mallon, Patrick, cred. Springfield, VT, age 31, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 2/19/63

Marshall, Frank W., cred. Winchendon, MA, age 21, enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61 ; enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 2/21/63; enl 9/11/63, m/i 10/7/63, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. D, 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65 (Served as William F. Williams)

Miller, John A., cred. Springfield, VT, age 21, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, mwia, Wilderness, 5/5/64, d/wds 5/17/64, Armory Square Genl Hosp., Washington, DC

Murphy, John, cred. Springfield, VT, age 20, enl 8/20/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pow, 6/29/62, prld 8/3/62, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, dis/dsb 1/20/63

Myrick, Madison M., cred. Springfield, VT, age 18, enl 8/24/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pr CPL, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dis/wds, 9/20/64

Needham, Elijah P., cred. Shrewsbury, VT, age 26, enl 8/21/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 12/30/62

Paige, Harlan P., cred. Barnard, VT, age 32, enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. E, 4th VT INF, pr SGT 5/18/62, pr 1SGT, 2/22/64, reen 3/28/64, comn 1LT, Co. C, 1/1/65 (1/31/65), m/o 5/9/65

Parker, William N., cred. Springfield, VT, age 38, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 10/7/62

Pierce, Eli, cred. Shrewsbury, VT, age 21, enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 12/10/62

Pierce, Milton, cred. Westminster, VT, age 21, enl 8/24/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 11/15/61, Camp Griffin

Piper, Collins Leonard, cred. Cavendish, VT, age 22, enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. C, 4th VT INF, tr to VRC 11/20/63, m/o 9/20/64

Rhoades, Randall, cred. Windham, VT, age 18, enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/29/62

Richardson, Lafayette, cred. Rochester, VT, age 21, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, SGT, Co. E, 4th VT INF, pr 1SGT, 2/9/63, reen 12/15/63, comn 2LT, Co. C, 10/20/63 (7/11/64), wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dis/wds 9/6/64

Roberts, Dexter S., cred. Chester, VT, age 24, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/3/62

Smith, Ceylon P., cred. Cavendish, VT, age 22, enl 8/19/61, m/i 9/21/61, MSCN, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 2/11/64, m/o 7/13/65

Smith, Hiland H., cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 19, enl 9/20/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 5/5/63

Smith, Horace S., cred. Cavendish, VT, age 35, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/21/62; Co. F, 13th VRC

Smith, Otis B., cred. Windham, VT, age 21, enl 8/22/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, m/o 8/22/64, tr to SIG CORPS 8/1/63

Spafford, Joseph, cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 23, enl 8/16/61, m/i 9/21/61, 1SGT, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 5/10/62; comn 1LT, Co. E, 16th VT INF, 9/1/62 (10/12/62), m/o 8/10/63

Spaulding, George Perham, cred. Cavendish, VT, age 19, enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. E, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/20/61, m/i 9/21/61, SGT, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr 1SGT, comn 2LT, Co. K, 5/5/64 (6/11/64), tr to Co. E, 2/25/64, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, prld 11/28/64, pr 1LT, Co. B, 6/4/65 (6/17/65), m/o 7/13/65 as 2LT, Co. E (?com as 2LT to date from 1/1/65, SOWD?)

Spaulding, Orlando W., cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 18, 1st NH INF, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 7/11/63, rtnd 1/11/65, m/o 6/9/65

Stockdale, Charles, cred. Cavendish, VT, age 19, enl 8/18/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, mwia, Crampton's Gap, 9/14/62, d/wds 9/19/62

Strong, Augustus B., cred. Chester, VT, age 19, enl 8/21/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 12/22/61

Strong, Leonidas, cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 25, enl 8/14/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pr SGT, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld 11/20/64, d/dis 12/18/64

Strong, Lycurgus, cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 23, enl 8/24/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, m/o 9/30/64

Taylor, Stephen L., cred. Weathersfield, VT, age 19, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 5/13/62

Tuliper, Henry B., cred. Cavendish, VT, age 20, enl 8/29/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/3/62; enl 7/22/62, m/i 9/1/62, WGNR, Co. D, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

Tuliper, Nelson B., cred. Cavendish, VT, age 18, enl 8/18/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 7/11/63

Waite, Henry Orlando, cred. Reading, VT, age 21, enl 8/17/61, m/i 9/21/61, PVT, Co. C, 4th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 6/24/62, pr SGT 12/6/64, pr 1SGT, 5/21/65, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 7/13/65

Wakefield, Freeman, cred. Ludlow, VT, age 28, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/3/62; enl 3/28/64, m/i 4/12/64, CPL, Co. G, 17th VT INF, pow, 5/6/64, Wilderness, prld 12/6/64, d/svc 4/26/65

Walker, Benjamin F., cred. Springfield, VT, age 22, enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 6/10/62

Walker, Henry H., cred. West Windsor, VT, age 21, enl 8/29/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 1/3/62; enl 8/19/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. A, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

Walker, John A., cred. Springfield, VT, age 24, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 4/3/62

Walker, Pliny P., cred. Springfield, VT, age 19, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 2/4/62

Watts, William G., cred. Mount Holly, VT, age 27, enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 11/1/62

Webber, George H., cred. Winchendon, MA, age 18, enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, dsrtd 9/10/63, rtnd 2/4/65, pr CPL 6/6/65, m/o 7/13/65

White, Henry P., cred. Cavendish, VT, age 21, enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 5/29/62

Whitlock, Miles Wallace, cred. Castleton, VT, age 21, enl 8/26/61, m/i 9/21/61, CPL, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, escaped 9/14/64, m/o 10/22/64

Whitlow, William, cred. Cavendish, VT, age 19, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, m/o 9/30/64; enl 2/13/65, Hancock's 1st A.C., 4th Regt, Co. C, m/o 2/13/66

Wilson, Thomas, cred. Mount Holly, VT, age 19, enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 8/5/62, dis/dsb 12/27/62


Legend: 1C - 1st Class; 1SGT - First Sergeant; 1LT - First Lieutenant; 2C - 2nd Class; 2LT - Second Lieutenant; 3C - 3rd Class; A.C. - Army Corps; AG - Adjutant General; AAG - Assistant Adjutant General; AAAG - Acting Assistant Adjutant General; AACS - Acting Assistant Commissary of Subsistence; AAQM - Acting Assistant Quartermaster; ACT - Acting; ADC - Aide-de-Camp; AIG - Assistant Inspector General; A&IG - Adjutant & Inspector General; AoP - Army of the Potomac; A.P.M. - Additional Paymaster; AQM - Assistant Quartermaster; ARTIF - Artificer; ASURG - Assistant Surgeon; AWOL - Awary Without Official Leave; BGen - Brigadier General; BGLR - Bugler; BNDMSTR - Bandmaster; BTRY - Battery; Bvt - brevet; enl - enlisted; CH BGLR - Chief Bugler; CMSR - Compiled Military Service Record; CON - Consolidated (a regiment); CS - Commissary of Subsistence; com - commissioned; CPL - Corporal; CPT - Captain; cred. - credited to; CS - Commissary of Subsistence; CSSGT - Commissary Sergeant; CSA - Confederate States Army; d/dis - died of disease; d/prison - died in prison*; d/svc - died in service (cause unknown); d/wds - died of wounds; dis/dsb - discharged for disability; dis/dishon - dishonorable discharge; DRMMAJ - Drum Major; DRMR - Drummer; dsrtd - deserted; ENG - Engineer; FFR - Fifer; FMAJ - Fife Major; FN - Fireman; GCM - general court martial; gsw - gunshot wound; Hosp. - Hospital; Hosp. Stwrd - Hospital Steward; IG - Inspector General, INF - Infantry; kia - killed in action; LARTY - Light Artillery; LNDS - Landsman; MGen - Major General; m/i - mustered in; m/o - mustered out; MSCN - Musician; mwia - mortally wounded in action; n.d. - no date; nfr - no further record; P.M. - Paymaster; pow - taken prisoner; pr - promoted; PRIN MSCN - Principle Musician; prld - paroled; QM - Quartermaster; QMSGT - Quartermaster Sergeant; RCM - Regimental Court Martial; RCRT - Recruit; red - reduced (demoted); Regtl - Regimental; resgd - resigned; RQM - Regimental Quartermaster; SDLR - Saddler; SGT - Sergeant; SGTMJR - Sergeant Major; SOWD - Special Order, War Department; SURG - Surgeon; SVC - Service; tr to/from - transferred to/from
Unasgd - Unassigned
USA - US Army
USCA - US Colored Artillery; USCI - US Colored Infantry; USSS - US Sharpshooters; USV - US Volunteers; VHAC - Vermont Heavy Artillery Company; VRC - Veterans Reserve Corps; VVC - Vermont Volunteer Cavalry; VVI - Vermont Volunteer Infantry; WGNR - Wagoner; wdd - wounded
* NOTE: d/prison may include those who died on parole as a result of imprisonment

Source of roster information: basic information on enlistments, promotions, casualties, etc. comes from the 1892 "Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers," and additional information from a variety of sources, including cemetery, pension, census and other records as well as obituaries and published biographies of individuals, when available.