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Fifth Vermont Officers

James A. Bixby, 5th VVI James A. Bixby, 5th VVI

Bixby, James A., credited to Jericho, VT, enlisted 9/9/61, mustered in 9/16/61, Private, Co. I, 5th VVI, promoted CPL, promoted SGT, comn 2nd Lieutenant 3/25/63 (4/23/63), wounded, Cold Harbor, 6/4/64, mustered out 9/15/64

Leonard J. Bronson, 5th VVI Leonard J. Bronson, 5th VVI

Bronson, Leonard J., credited to Richmond, VT, enlisted 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Private, Co. I, 1st VVI, mustered out 8/15/61
enl 8/23/61, m/i 9/16/61, Sergeant, Co. K, 5th VVI, promoted 1st Sergeant, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 3/1/63 (3/17/63), promoted 1st Lieutenant 3/21/63 ( 4/23/63), wounded, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dismissed the service, 9/29/64; born: 8/31/1842, unknown; died 12/22/1917; buried: Hinesburg cemetery, Hinesburg, VT

Alwyn H. Chesmore, 5th VVI Alwyn H. Chesmore, 5th VVI

Chesmore, Alwyn Harding, credited to Huntington, VT, commissioned Assistant Surgeon, 5th VVI, 9/25/62 (9/25/62), promoted Surgeon, 3/1/63 (3/17/63), mustered out 9/15/64 (more offsite)

Charles P. Dudley, 5th VVI Charles P. Dudley, 5th VVI

Dudley, Charles P., age 24, credited to to Manchester, VT, enlisted 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Private, Co. K, 1st VVI, mustered out 8/15/61; commissioned Captain, Co. E, 5th VVI, 8/30/61 (8/30/61), promoted Major, 10/6/62 (10/15/62), promoted Lieutenant colonel, 5/6/64 (5/30/64), mwia, 5/10/64, d/wds 5/21/64, Fredericksburg; born: 5/24/1835, Manchester, VT; died 5/21/1864; buried: Evergreen cemetery, Rutland, VT

Miner E. Fish, 5th VVI Miner E. Fish, 5th VVI

Fish, Miner E., age 22, credited to to Sheldon, VT, enlisted 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Private, Co. C, 1st VVI, mustered out 8/15/61; enlisted again 9/9/61, m/i 9/16/61, Sergeant, Co. C, 5th VVI, promoted Commissary Sergeant, 12/2/62, wounded, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, wounded, Cold Harbor, 6/9/64, promoted 2nd Lieutenant, Co. K 3/28/63 (4/23/63), tr to Co. D, 11/23/63, wounded, Wilderness, 5/5/64, promoted Captain, 6/9/64 (7/11/64), dis/wds 8/22/64

Charles S. Hale, 5th VVI Charles S. Hale, 5th VVI

Hale, Charles S., commissioned Chaplain, 5th VVI, 5/24/62 (5/24/62), resigned 5/25/63, reappointed 8/8/63, mustered out 9/15/64, Episcopalian; rector of St. James Episcopal Church, Arlington, Vt., 1865-1868.

Kavanaugh, Thomas, 5th VVI Kavanaugh, Thomas, 5th VVI

Kavaney, Thomas, credited to Burlington, VT, (real name Isaac Moss) enlisted 10/27/62, m/i 10/27/62, Private, Co. I 5th VVI, promoted Corporal, promoted Quartermaster Sergeant, 5/1/63, commissioned Captain, Co. A, 8/5/64 (9/27/64), wounded, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, promoted Major, 6/9/65 (6/28/65), mustered out as Captain, Co. A, 6/29/65

Ronald A. Kennedy, 5th VVI Ronald A. Kennety, 5th VVI

Kennedy, Ronald A., credited to Concord, VT, enlisted 6/1/61, mustered in 7/16/61, SGT, Co. I, promoted 1st Sergeant, comn 2nd Lieutenant, Co. D, 9/22/62 (10/23/62), promoted 1st Lieutenant, Co. I, 10/13/62 (10/24/62), wounded, Salem Heights, 5/4/63, promoted Captain, Co. K, 1/8/64 (2/1/64), promoted Lieutenant Colonel, 5th VVI, 2/20/65, promoted Colonel 6/9/65 (6/28/65), mustered out 6/29/65 as LTC

Lewis, John R., 5th VVI Lewis, John R., 5th VVI

Lewis, John Randolph, credited to Burlington, VT, enlisted 5/2/61, mi/ 5/9/61, 2Sergeant Co. H, 1st VVI, mustered out 815/61;
commissioned Captain, Co. I, 5th VVI, 9/12/61 (9/12/61), promoted Major, 7/15/61, promoted LTC, 10/6/62, wounded, Wilderness, 5/5/64, tr to Veteran Reserve Corps as Colonel, 9/4/64, brevet Brigadier General 3/13/65 for gallant service in battle of Wilderness, disch 6/12/67 (more)

Lyman F. Loomis, 5th VVI Lyman F. Loomis, 5th VVI

Loomis, Lyman F., age 24, credited to Canton, NY; enlisted 8/22/61, m/i 9/16/61, Private, Co. G, 5th VVI, promoted CPL, promoted SGT, commissioned 2LT, 3/1/63 (3/17/63), wounded and taken prisoner, Marye's Heights, 5/3/63, paroled 5/16/63, mustered out 9/15/64; born: abt 1837

Charles J. Ormsbee, 1st/5th VVI Charles J. Ormsbee, 1st/5th VVI

Ormsbee, Charles James, credited to Brandon, VT, enlisted 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Corporal, Co. G, 1st VVI, mustered out 8/15/61;
commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Co. H, 5th VVI, 9/6/61 (9/6/61), promoted CPT, Co. D, 9/7/62 (9/16/62), killed in action, Wilderness, 5/5/64

Edward P. Russell, 1st/5th VVI Edward P. Russell, 1st/5th VVI

Russell, Edward P., age 21, credited to to Middlebury, VT; enlisted 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Private, Co. I, 1st VVI, mustered out 8/15/61; enlisted again 9/9/61, m/i 10/31/61, Private, Co. E, 5th VVI, promoted Corporal, promoted Sergeant, promoted 1st Sergeant, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 3/21/63 (4/23/63), promoted 1st Lieutenant, 11/1/63 (11/7/63), mustered out 9/15/64; born: 7/27/1840, unknown; died 4/29/1908; buried: West cemetery, Middlebury, VT

Orrin L. Spencer, 5th VVI Orrin L. Spencer, 5th VVI

Spencer, Orrin L., age 25, credited to to Salisbury, VT; Service: enlisted 8/20/61, m/i 9/16/61, Sergeant, Co. F, 5th VVI, promoted Sergeant Major 7/10/62, commissioned 1st Lieutenant, Co. G, 11/1/63 (11/7/63), mustered out 9/15/64; born: abt 1836, unknown; died after 1890; buried: (resided Williamson, TX)

Orvis H. Sweet, 5th VVI Orvis H. Sweet, 5th VVI

Sweet, Orvis H., age 21, credited to Burlington, VT; enlisted 3/28/62, m/i 4/12/62, Private, Co. A, 5th VVI, promoted Corporal, promoted Quartermaster Sergeant, 9/1/62, comn 2nd Lieutenant, Co. A, 12/23/62 (1/1/63), promoted 1st Lieutenant, 11/1/63 (11/7/63), mortally wounded in action at the Wilderness, 5/5/64, died of wounds 5/17/64; born: abt 1842, Vermont; died 5/17/1864; buried: Fredericksburg National Cemetery, VA

Leonard D. Tice, 5th VVI Leonard D. Tice, 5th VVI

Tice, Leonard D., credited to Hyde Park, VT, enlisted 8/12/61, m/i 9/16/61, 1st Sergeant, Co. D, 5th VVI, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Co. E, 10/6/63 (10/15/63), promoted 1st Lieutenant, Co. E, 3/21/63 (4/23/63), promoted Captain, 11/1/63 (11/7/63), wounded, Wilderness, 5/5/64, mustered out 9/15/64

Charles H. Williamson, 5th VVI Charles H. Williamson, 5th VVI

Williamson, Charles H., age 18, credited to Middlebury, VT; enlisted 8/20/61, mustered in 9/16/61, PVT, Co. B, 5th VVI, promoted Sergeant, promoted 1st Sergeant, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Co. K, 3/21/63 (4/23/63), tr to Co. B, 3/25/63, promoted 1st Lieutenant, 11/1/63 (11/7/63), m/o 9/15/64; born: 8/16/1842, unknown; died 3/25/1922; buried: West cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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