OXFORD CITIZENS IN THE
WAR OF THE REBELLION
By Gordon Markiewicz
The following names are included in Litchfield & Hoyt’s history of Oxford, but NOT in the state 1889 register:
Edward Dougherty may be “Edmund Doharty” listed with the 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery.
There is no listing at all in the state register for Thomas Conley, Henry Holden, Frederick Cotter and John Martin. Perhaps they moved to Oxford from out of state, and served in a regiment from another state.
There are multiple listings for Thomas Dunn and Joseph Stevens in the 1889 state register. One of each might have moved to Oxford after the war.
The following men are listed in the 1889 state register as Oxford men, but are not included in the Litchfield & Hoyt list:
These men might have moved away from Oxford either before the war’s end, or shortly after.
The following Oxford men are known to have served with regiments of other states:
RIVC is “Rhode Island Volunteer Cavalry.”
RIVI is “Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry.”