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Asa W. BARTLETT, Captain, enlisted as Musician Aug 21 1862, age 22; claimed residence Pittsfield; transferred March 2 1863 from Company F and promoted Sergt Major; transferred March 3 1864 from Staff to Company G and promoted 2nd Lieut; transferred on 15 July 1864 from Company G to Company K and promoted 1st Lieut; transferred Sept 28 1864 to Company C  and promoted Capt.; discharged disabled March 18 1865; last reported residence Pittsfield.  
Blake FOWLER, Captain, of Bristol; was 58 years of age when he received his commission as captain of Co. C, Sept. 8, 1862. He commanded his company till after the battle of Chancellorsville; discharged, May 11, 1863. 

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Joseph P. FELLOWS, Lieut., of Bristol; a brother of Henry A. FELLOWS, enlisted Aug. 20, 1862. He served nearly all his term in the commissary and quartermaster's departments, and consequently escaped battles; mustered out with the regiment, June 21, 1865. The day before his discharge he was given a commission as brevet second lieutenant of Co. K, but was not mustered.

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Timothy TILTON, Lieut., of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 13, 1862, and was mustered as corporal. He was present for duty nearly every day of his entire term of service; took an active part in every battle in which his regiment was engaged, and escaped without a scratch, except that received from a sliver from a tree at Cold Harbor. He was appointed sergeant Aug. 28,1863; 1st sergeant, Oct. 4, 1864, and brevet 2nd lieutenant, May 18, 1865; but declined muster on his commission; was mustered out with his regiment June 21, 1865. His cheery good nature and ready wit made his presence a constant blessing to his comrades.

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Frank DARLING, Sergt. was a native of Hill, but had resided in Bristol from boyhood, and at date of first enlistment was 22 years old. He enlisted Apr. 23, 1861, in 1st New Hampshire, Company I, for three months, and was mustered out May 4, 1862. Aug. 14, 1862, he enlisted in Co. C, 12th Regt. and was mustered as sergeant. He was mustered out with the regiment June 21, 1865. In April, 1866, he went to Richmond, Va., where he died some months later.

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Gustavus EMMONS, Sergt., of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 16, 1862, as a private and was mustered as corporal; a few months later, was made sergeant. He was at Fredericksburg, and was killed at Chancellorsville, May 3, 1863; funeral at Bristol, June 17, 1863.

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John H. INGALLS, Sergt., of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 19, 1862, mustered as sergeant. He was discharged by reason of chronic diarrhea Apr. 16, 1863, and died at his home in Bristol of this disease, Dec. 5, 1863.

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Henry A. RANDOLPH, Sergt., of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, and was mustered as first sergeant. Sergt. Randolph had served in the British army and was a good drill master, and his services were often called for in this capacity by his superior officers. Aug. 1, 1863, by reason of having broken his leg, he was transferred to Co. C, 12th Invalid Corps as corporal; Feb. 11, 1864, re-transferred to his old company. At the battle of Fredericksburg, on the night of the retreat of the army across the Rappahannock, he had charge of a squad on the picket line. By an oversight or as a part of the scheme to cover the retreat, no orders were given to withdraw the pickets. He discovered the situation and withdrew, arriving at the river just as the last boats were being removed, and his squad were the last to cross. After his return to the regiment, he was in the battles of Bermuda Hundred, Swift Creek, Relay House, Drury's Bluff, Port Walthall, and perhaps Cold Harbor; discharged for disability, May 16, 1865, at Point of Rocks, Va., as corporal. He died Aug. 17, 1884.

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Samuel S. ADAMS, Private, resided Alexandria; enlisted August 22, 1862, age  34.

 

Michael S. AKERMAN, Private, resided Bristol; enlisted  August 12, 1862.

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Solomon A. BABB, Private, resided Alexandria; enlisted August 11, 1862, age 20.

 

Andrew BABBITT, Private, enlisted December 9, 1863, age 41.

 

Louisde L. BALLOU, enlisted from Alexandria, Aug. 12, 1862, he passed unscathed through the battles of Fredericksburg and Swift Creek, but at the battle of Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864, he was struck by a minie ball which entered the neck at the right ear, and came out at the back of the neck, carrying away a part of the spine. The flow of blood was so profuse it was supposed that this alone would cause death in a few minutes. Capt. James W. Saunders, his company commander, bound a handkerchief about the wound, placed him in a reclining position against a stump and left him, unconscious and, as was supposed, at death's door. A little later, he was carried to the field hospital where Surgeon Hadley B. Fowler hastily dressed his wound. Two days later, he was sent to Hampton hospital, thence to Point of Rocks hospital, and the next day to Fortress Monroe. There he lay on one side for eight weeks without being moved. From Fortress Monroe, he was sent to the West Philadelphia hospital which had at that time ten thousand beds. From May to December this soldier could not raise his chin from his chest, and six months after the wound was received, three pieces of bone were removed from the spine. Jan. 23, 1865, he was transferred to Co. D, Veterans' Reserve Corps, and was discharged July 6, 1865, at Brattleboro, Vt.

 

Asa W. BARTLETT, he was commissioned as captain September 28, 1864.; he enlisted as a dummer in Company F, he became sergeant-major of his regiment, he was made a second lieutenant of Company G, and on July 15, 1864, he was made first lieutenant.

 

Henry A. BLANCHARD, age 21, enlisted Aug. 29, 1862, and was credited to Hebron, where he then resided; was in every engagement of his regiment except Gettysburg; wounded severely at Drury's Bluff, May 16, 1864--bone of the left arm above the elbow shattered by a minie ball, so that several pieces of the bone came out before the wound healed. He was appointed corporal Apr. 28, 1865; after the war, was for several years yard master for Old Colony railroad, Boston, Mass. In 1871, he married Mary Wheeler, of Concord. He died in Charlestown in 1889.

 

Daniel W. BOHONON, Capt., was residing in Grafton when he enlisted, Aug. 28, 1862, was appointed corporal, Mar. 1, 1863; sergeant, May 3, 1863; wounded at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863, a minie ball passing through his thigh; appointed first lieutenant, Co. H, Sept. 16, 1864; captain Co. C, Apr. 12, 1865; mustered out with his regiment, June 21, 1865, and immediately mustered into the 2nd Regt., as captain, and served till Dec. 19, 1865. His record was an exceptional one, he being in every engagement of his regiment. After the war, he was a government revenue officer at Richmond, Va., where he resided till his death, July 26, 1880.

 

Nathaniel BRIGGS, enlisted Sept 5, 1862. He was from Alexandra and enlisted at Concord, NH. He was 32 years old. He was wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsrville on May 3, 1863. He was back with his Company in June of 1863. However on June 3, 1864 he was mortally wounded at the Battle of Cold Harbor. According to the record of death, he died June 26th in General Hospital, Washington DC of a "gun shot fracture of the upper right femur".

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Charles S. BROWN, of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 8, 1862; was in the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, and at the latter engagement was severely wounded in the thigh by a minie ball, which was not extracted till after his death, twenty-three years later. By reason of his wound he was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps, 86th Co., 2nd Battalion. He was discharged for disability at Fairfax Seminary, Va., Oct. 7, 1864.

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Andrew F. BURPEE, (credited to Alexandria), discharged for disability 1863.

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Charles W. CHENEY, of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; was at the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville; was killed Chancellorsville May 3, 1863.

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Charles N. DRAKE, of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 7, 1862. He was in the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg. At Gettysburg a grape shot shattered his right leg, and while lying behind a large rock, to which he had crawled for shelter, the line of battle changed, bringing him between the two lines, and he was soon after struck by a minie ball from the Union side, which passed through his left lung very near his heart. At night he was carried from the field and the next day in the afternoon his leg was amputated. He recovered and lived more than 32 years, able to do a fair day's work at carpentering. He was discharged at Baltimore, Md., Mar. 15, 1864.

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Henry DRAKE, of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862. He was wounded at Chancellorsville May 3, 1863; discharged with his regiment, June 21, 1865.

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Augustus B. DREW, enlisted from Bridgewater Aug. 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Falmouth, Va., Apr. 16, 1863, and died at his home, June 28, 1863, of disease contracted in the army.

 

Harvey W. DREW, brother of Augustus B. DREW, enlisted from Bridgewater Aug. 12, 1862; he was at the battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Petersburg, and Bermuda Hundred. At Gettysburg he served with the 4th N. J. Battery. He was mustered out with his regiment June 21, 1865.

 

Robert EASTER, was born in England, but was a resident of Bristol, and a tanner by trade, when he enlisted, Aug. 8, 1862. A few days after the regiment arrived at the seat of war he was taken sick and died of typhoid fever at Washington, Oct. 19, 1862. He left a widow and daughter at Bristol.

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Moses EASTMAN, Private, first enlisted in  the  1st New Hampshire, Company I, was a native of Lowell, Mass., but was a resident of Bristol when the war commenced, and 22 years of age. He was one of the first five who enlisted from Bristol in the 1st Regt., Apr. 23, 1861, for three months. He served with this regiment in Maryland and Virginia, and was mustered out Aug. 9, 1862. On Aug. 12, 1862, he enlisted in Co. C, 12th Regt. He was discharged for disability Dec. 16, 1862. His first enlistment was credited to Bristol; his second, to Alexandria.

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Henry A. FELLOWS, of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; served with his company at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg; at Gettysburg was severely wounded in the arm and had several ribs broken by a piece of shell. After receiving his wounds he walked 20 miles to the rear. He was admitted to the hospital at Philadelphia, where he died of his wounds Aug. 20, following. He was one of the best soldiers in the regiment and fought with desperation at the battle of Chancellorsville. On his mother's side, his grandfather was in the War of 1812, and his great-grandfather in the Revolutionary war.

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William P. HARLOW, of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 12, 1862. His term of service was very brief, as he died of typhoid fever at Washington, Oct. 16, 1862.

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Jeremiah HUBBARD, was on the roll of Co. C, 12th Regt. as Jeremiah HOBART. He was a resident of New Hampton when he enlisted, Aug. 12, 1862, and was credited to New Hampton; deserted in face of the enemy at Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 13, 1862; apprehended, Apr. 28, 1864; transferred to Co. E, 2nd Regt., June 21, 1865; discharged, July 13, 1865, at Concord.

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Daniel Smith HUTCHINSON, of Bristol;  enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; mustered out, June 21, 1865; died at Franklin Falls, Dec. 9, 1891.

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Levi B. LANEY, of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 19, 1862. He participated in the following battles: Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Drury's Bluff, Swift Creek, and Cold Harbor. At Chancellorsville he was slightly wounded in left arm and taken prisoner. After twelve days he was paroled from Belle Island, Richmond, and sent to Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md., and returned to the regiment Nov. 10, following. At Cold Harbor he was wounded slightly in left arm and severely in right shoulder. The surgeons in dressing the wound unjointed the shoulder joint and removed four inches of the arm bone. He was discharged June 19, 1865.

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Benjamin SAUNDERS, of Bristol; he first enlisted Aug. 11, 1862. He was wounded at Chancellorsville, and discharged Oct. 22, 1863, at Washington. Mar. 15, 1864, he enlisted in the 1st Regt. Vol. Cavalry, Company A ; June 30, 1864, he was captured on Wilson's Raid on the Weldon railroad, and died Nov. 1, 1864, in prison at Florence, S. C.; both enlistments credited to Bristol.

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David C. SLEEPER, of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 20, 1862; discharged for disability, Dec. 16, 1862, at Washington.

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Roswell D. SWETT, of Bristol; enlisted Aug. 9, 1862. He was conspicuous for his bravery at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Wapping Heights. At Chancellorsville five bullets passed through his clothes. In October, 1863, while suffering from chronic diarrhea, he was granted a sick furlough, and while en route for his home, died at Boston, Mass., Oct. 12. 1863.

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Sylvester SWETT, of Bristol; brother of Roswell D. SWETT; enlisted Aug. 13, 1862. He was in the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg. At the last named battle his haversack and canteen were shot from his side, and he was wounded with a minie ball in his right ankle. The ball was not extracted till 48 hours later, and it was five months before he could walk. The surgeons advised amputation but this he refused to allow, and thus saved his foot. May 1, 1865, he was transferred to 52nd Co., 2nd Battalion Veteran Reserve Corps, and discharged July 7, 1865, at Philadelphia, Pa.

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Source(s):

  1. History of the Town of Bristol, Vol 1. R. W. Musgrove, Bristol, NH 1904 transcribed by Fred Kunchick
  2. The History of the Town of New London, N. H. 1779-1899 by Myra Lord. Transcribed by Don Davis

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