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Monday, May 08, 2006

Civil War Dead and Prisoners of War from Norway

Source: Charles Foster Whitman, A History of Norway, Maine [Ancestry.com] (Lewiston, Me.: Lewiston Journal Printshop and Bindery, 1924).
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Roll of Norway's Patriot Dead
Captain Wellington Hobbs, killed at Petersburg, Va., buried in Rustfield Cemetery.
Sergeant Gilbert L. Fiske, killed at Petersburg, Va., buried in Pine Grove Cemetery.
William A. Evans, killed at Spottsylvania, Va.; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery.
James Merrill, killed at Spottsylvania, Va.; buried in Fredericksburg National Cemetery.
Levi A. Whitcomb, killed at Spottsylvania, Va.; buried in Fredericksburg National Cemetery with unknown dead.
Albert C. Gammon, killed at Petersburg, Va.; buried there.
Charles R. Atwood, killed at Petersburg, Va.; buried there.
Horatio B. Downer, killed at Petersburg, Va.; buried there.
Andrew P. Greenleaf, killed at Cedar Creek, Va.; buried there.
Charles M. Pressey, killed at Antietam, Md.; buried there.
Austin C. Hayes, killed at Baton Rouge, La.; buried there.

Died from Wounds
John Lovejoy, mortally wounded at Cedar Creek; buried there.
Ezra A. Merrill, mortally wounded at Cedar Creek; buried there.
Kenneth L. Bartlett, mortally wounded at Cedar Mountain; buried at Culpepper C. H., Va.
Marcus C. Bartlett, mortally wounded at Antietam; buried at National Cemetery there.
Fessenden M. Mills, mortally wounded at Gettysburg, Pa.; buried at National Cemetery there.
Calvin Holt, mortally wounded at Gettysburg, Pa.; buried in Soldiers Home Cemetery at Washington.

[p. 108]
Eliab R. Frost, died from accidental wound; buried in Arlington National Cemetery at Washington.
Calvin B. Burnell, drowned in steamboat collision in New York harbor.

Died in Rebel Prison
Daniel W. Pike, prisoner at Baton Rouge, La.; place of burial unknown.
Joseph H. Herrick, prisoner at Mine Explosion, Petersburg; buried at Salisbury, N. C.

Died from Disease
Stidman Bennett, buried in Pine Grove.
Levi C. Fogg, buried in Pine Grove.
Rufus C. Penley, buried in Pine Grove.
James L. Merrill, buried in Pine Grove.
Willard E. Morse, buried in Rustfield Cemetery.
Edward W. Bumpus, buried in Rustfield Cemetery.
Henry Shattuck, buried in Rustfield Cemetery.
Osmond Towne, buried at City Point, Va.
George S. Foster, buried at Alexandria, Va.
George E. Needham, buried at Ship Island, Miss.
Mark F. Frost, buried at Orfutt's Cross Roads, Md.
Charls H. Matthews, buried at Berlin, Md.
James Cox, substitute; place of burial unknown.
Joseph Hunton, substitute; place of burial unknown.
Clark Mallard, place of burial unknown.
Darius Richardson, place of burial unknown.
Isaiah M. Burnell, buried in National Cemetery at New Orleans.
Alvin Davis, buried in National Cemetery at New Orleans.
Nathan Foster, buried in National Cemetery at New Orleans.
David Francis Frost, buried at New Orleans.
George W. Frost, buried in National Cemetery at New Orleans.
John G. Hayes, buried in National Cemetery at New Orleans.
Harrison B. Holden, buried at New Orleans.
Chandler Hutchinson, buried at New Orleans.
David A. Morse, buried in National Cemetery at New Orleans.
Josiah H. Smith, buried in National Cemetery at New Orleans.
Benjamin F. Whitcomb, buried at New Orleans.
Total 48
Kenneth L. Bartlett was the youngest of these soldiers to die. He was 17. The oldest was James Merrill, whose age was 47. The first one to die was George E. Needham, at Ship Island, April 11, 1862. The first to be killed in battle was Sergeant Austin C. Hayes at Baton Rouge, Aug. 5, 1862. The last one to perish on the battlefield was John H. Lovejoy, at Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864, a few hours later than Andrew P. Greenleaf. The last one to die while in the army was Joseph H. Herrick in the Rebel prison at Salisbury, N. C., November 21, 1864.

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Lucius L. Bartlett and Kenneth L. Bartlett were taken prisoner at Culpepper Court House; Charles W. Dinsmore at Chancellorsville; Ezra A. Merrill, George S. Foster and Daniel Pike at Baton Rouge; Nathaniel G. Frost, Henry N. Judkins and Joseph H. Herrick at Mine Explosion, Petersburg. All were paroled and exchanged but Kenneth L. Bartlett, Daniel Pike and Joseph H. Herrick.

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