Alpheus A. Dennett, Civil War Soldier


Alpheus A. Dennett
Born in Buxton, Me._Son of John Dennett,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 28 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th. 1862.
Detailed as drummer at the formation of the regiment, and therefore was relieved from the ordinary duties of the soldier.
The only expedition or important march in which he served, was the Goldsboro Expedition. In that movement he acted as assistant on the ambulance corps.
In January 1863, he was appointed Sergeant Drummer, and often afterwards was acting Major Drummer of the regiment.
After arriving at Baltimore, Md. He was sick and off duty, but not in hospital.
Returned to Chicopee from Baltimore, via Boston, with the sick and convalescents, arriving July 22nd, under orders to report on arrival of the regiment.
Mustered out of service July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Alpheus A. Dennett, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed January 17, 2018,