6th Vermont Infantry
Casper Honorus Dean (1841-1936)
Casper Honorus Dean,
Civil War era
Martha Dorinda Ball, c1850
Casper Dean enlisted October 1, 1861, at age 20, credited to Monkton. He mustered in October 15, 1861 as a private in Captain George E. Parker's Company (A), Sixth Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was discharged for disability on January 6, 1863 suffering from ameobic dysentery.
Letter to his brother, 6 Oct. 1861. Letter to his father, 4 Mar. 1862. Letter to his brother, 15 Apr. 1862. Letter to his father, 18 Apr. 1862. Letter to his brother, 7 May 1862. Letter to his father, 27 May 1862. Letter to his brother, 5 Jul. 1862. Letter to his father, 18 Jul. 1862.
Source: Photographs and letters courtesy of Alden Dean, Casper and Martha's great-grandson.