Dennis Courtney, Civil War Soldier


Dennis Courtney
Born in Ireland,_Son of John Courtney,_by occupation an Operative,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for three years in the 12th Regiment of Infantry, Conn. Vols._Gen. Butler’s Brigade.
Mustered into service in February, 1862, and went into camp at Hartford, Conn._Thence to Ship Island, and after about two months up the river to New Orleans. Afterwards, the regiment moved up the river several miles and encamped.
Courtney was sick all the time with fever and {aque} after reaching Ship Island, and off duty, but did not enter the hospital.
Discharged from service the last of January 1863, and arrived home on the 10th of February following.
Died in Chicopee July 25, 1875


ca. 1861-1865


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“Dennis Courtney, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 22, 2018,