Marcus L. Orcutt, Civil War Soldier


Marcus L. Orcutt
Born in Stafford, Conn._Son of James Orcutt,_by occupation a Moulder,_Married,_at the age of 37 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He was detailed some six months to assist in the cook-house for the company. For this reason, he did not go with the regiment on the 1st Trent Road reconnaissance.
In all other important movements he participated.
During the last five weeks of the service he was detailed to assist the Surgeon in the regimental hospital; therefore he was relieved from the common duties during the march through Maryland, but followed the regiment meanwhile.
Returned to Chicopee with the company July 21st, and was mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Marcus L. Orcutt, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed January 22, 2018,