Connecticut Civil War Executions

List of Soldiers, Serving in Units from the State of Connecticut, Executed During the Civil War by U.S. Military Authorities for whom Proceedings of Court-Martial and Military Commissions have been Filmed.

Name Unit Offense Date Method
John Brown II Co. H, 10th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 18 February 1865 Hanging
James Collins Co. D, 8th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 7 January 1865 Firing Squad
William Cooper Co. E, 10th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 11 March 1865 Firing Squad
Thomas Dix Co. G, 1st Connecticut H. A. Desertion 21 December 1864 Firing Squad
William Dix Co. E, 8th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 7 January 1865 Firing Squad
Charles Eastman  see George Layton
Edward Elliott Co. B, 14th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 18 September 1863 Firing Squad
John Hall Co. G, 1st Connecticut H. A. Murder 21 December 1864 Hanging
George Harris see Newell W. Root
William Jackson Co. A, 10th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 10 March 1865 Firing Squad
Thomas Jones Co. H, 10th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 18 February 1865 Hanging
Michael Landy Co. A, 111th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 17 February 1865 Firing Squad
George Layton Co. K, 14th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 18 September 1863 Firing Squad
John Mahoney Co. M, 10th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 10 March 1865 Firing Squad
John Mahony see John Mahoney
Henry McCurdy Co. G, 1st Connecticut H. A. Desertion 21 December 1864 Firing Squad
Jacob Morgan Co. D, 8th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 28 April 1864 Firing Squad
Frank L. Newton Co. F, 13th Connecticut Inf. Theft 16 June 1862 Hanging
John Parker Co. G, 10th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 24 February 1865 Firing Squad
Newell W. Root Co. H, 1st Connecticut H. A. Desertion 27 January 1865 Hanging
John Rowley Co. D, 7th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 3 September 1864 Hanging
Henry Schumaker Co. C, 6th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 17 April 1864 Firing Squad
John Smith Co. G, 1st Connecticut H. A. Desertion 21 December 1864 Firing Squad
Henry Stark Co. E, 6th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 17 April 1864 Firing Squad
James Thompson Co. G, 1st Connecticut H. A. Desertion 21 December 1864 Firing Squad
Mitchell Vandall Co. K, 8th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 9 November 1863 Firing Squad
Francis Wales Co. D, 8th Connecticut Inf. Desertion 9 November 1863 Firing Squad

Extracted from: List of Soldiers Executed During the Civil War by U.S. Military Authorities for whom Proceedings of Court-Martial and Military Commissions have been Filmed; Proceedings of U.S. Army Courts-Martial and Military Commissions of Union Soldiers Executed by U.S. Military Authorities, 1861-1866 (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1523, roll 1); Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1780’s-1917, Record Group 94; National Archives Building, Washington, DC.

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