Civil War Soldiers of Sharon, CT

5th CT Infantry Regiment

Company A

Bacon, George
  Drafted as a Private 18 Aug, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Deserted 26 April, 1864

Company C

Divine/Devine, James
  Drafted as a Private 12 Aug, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Enlisted in 8th United States Regular Army
  Deserted 8th United States Regular Army
    
Dooley, John
  Drafted as a Private 10 Aug, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Deserted 16 Feb, 1864

Nestron, Henry
  Drafted as a Private 15 Aug, 1863
  Deserted 13 Sept, 1863

Wilson, Benjamin
  Drafted as a Private15 Aug, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Deserted 24 May, 1864

Company D

Bayard, Charles
  Drafted as a Private 15 July, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Promoted to full Corporal 22 July, 1864
  Mustered out 19 July, 1865 at Fort Alexandria, VA.

Johnson, William
  Drafted as a Private 15 Aug, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Mustered out 19 Aug, 1865

Welch, Peter
  Drafted as a Private 15 Aug, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Received discharge for disability 19 July, 1865
  Notes: Was wounded.

Company E

Marien, Joseph
  Drafted as Private 27 Aug, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Deserted 28 Sept, 1863

Company F

Belmont, Harvey
  Drafted as a Private 13 Aug, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Received discharge for disability 08 Dec, 1863
  Died 02 Feb, 1914

Cobden, John
  Drafted as a Private 12 Aug, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Deserted 01 Nov, 1863

Dunn, Edward
  Drafted as a Private 14 Aug, 1863
  Regimented 14 Aug, 1863
  Promoted to full Corporal 01 May, 1865
  Mustered out 19 July, 1865 at Alexandria, VA.

Moore, William
  Enlisted as a Private 08 Dec, 1863
  Mustered out 19 July, 1865 at Fort Alexandria, VA.
  Notes: Lived with the Handlin and Wilson families after the war.

Company G

Anderson, John
  Enlisted as a Private 13 Aug, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Deserted 30 Aug, 1864

Baker, Edward
  Enlisted as a Private 03 Sept, 1864
  Regimented 09 March, 1864
  Mustered out 19 July, 1865 at Fort Alexandria, VA.

Bartlett, William
  Enlisted as a Private 13 Aug, 1863
  Regimented 13 Aug, 1863
  Mustered out 24 July, 1865

Company H

Wagner, August
  Enlisted as a Private 03 March, 1864
  Regimented (?)
  Deserted 12 March, 1864

Company I

Sedgwick, Robert
  Enlisted as a Corporal 22 June, 1861
  Regimented (?)
  Promoted to Commissary Sergeant 28 Aug, 1861
  Reduced to Private at own request 18 Oct, 1861
  Transferred to Company I, 1st CT Artillery Regiment 18 Feb, 1862
  Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant 18 Feb, 1862
  Promoted to 1st Lieutenant 04 Jan, 1864
  Mustered out 18 March, 1864

Beeman, Samuel
  Enlisted as a Private 04 July, 1861
  Regimented 22 July, 1861
  Mustered out 19 July, 1865
  Parents: Eli and Marrilla Beeman
  Sibling(s): Martha, Deregah
  Wife: Anna
  Children: William, Charlie, Sherman
  Notes: A farmer; lived at least until 1900.

Bowne, Newton
  Enlisted as a Private 25 June, 1861
  Regimented 22 July, 1861
  Mustered out 22 July, 1864
  
Foster, Peter
  Enlisted as a Private 11 July, 1861
  Regimented 22 July, 1861
  Deserted 19 May, 1862

King, Frederick
  Enlisted as a Private 13 July, 1861
  Regimented 22 July, 1861
  Promoted to full Corporal 10 Nov, 1863
  Promoted to full Private 11 Jan, 1864
  Transferred to Company I, 20th CT Infantry Regiment 11 Jan, 1864
  Transferred back to Company I, 5th CT Infantry Regiment 26 March, 1864
  Mustered out 22 July, 1864

Palmer, John
  Enlisted as a Private 04 July, 1861
  Regimented 22 July, 1861
  Mustered out 19 July, 1865 at Alexandria, VA.
  Parents: Lewis and Caroline Palmer
  Sibling(s): Polly, Henry, George, Esther, Edwin, Caroline, Milo
  Notes: Originally of New York.

Stanley, John
  Drafted as a Private 15 August, 1863
  Regimented 15 Aug, 1863
  Deserted 01 Oct, 1863

Wheeler, Henry
  Enlisted as a Private 11 July, 1861
  Regimented 22 July, 1861
  Paroled 15 Sept, 1862
  Mustered out 22 July, 1864

Wheeler, Joseph
  Enlisted as a Private 11 July, 1861
  Regimented 22 July, 1861
  Transferred to Company I, 20th CT Infantry Regiment 11 Jan, 1864
  Transferred to Company I, 5th CT Infantry Regiment 26 March, 1864
  Mustered out 22 July, 1864

Wilson, Napoleon
  Enlisted as a Private 27 June, 1861
  Regimented (?)
  Deserted 03 Sept, 1862
  Parents: Jacob and Tally Wilson
  Sibling(s): William, James, Thomas, Charles, Walter, Jacob, Ellen, John
  Notes: Originally of New York

Company K

Stevenson, John
  Enlisted as a Private 12 August, 1863
  Regimented (?)
  Deserted 29 Sept, 1863
    
Wallace, Henry

Wallace, William
  Enlisted as a Private 09 March, 1864
  Regimented (?)
  Deserted 27 Jan, 1865

Wance, Henry
  Enlisted as a Private 09 March, 1864
  Regimented (?)
  Mustered out 19 July, 1865 at Alexandria, VA.
  Notes: Was a prisoner of war at some point during the war.