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Pvt Dewitt Clinton Connor
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Birth: 1845
Death: Apr. 13, 1863

Union forces under command of Gen. Nathaniel Banks made their approach on the fort in late morning, with battle beginning at about 11:00 A.M., and ending around dusk. Confederate gunboat "Diana" which had been recently captured from the Union Navy helped the Confederate defense by shelling the Union troops. That evening, Upon learning of Union troops landing in his rear, Confederate Gen. Richard Taylor evacuated the fort. 
 
Inscription:
Co. I, 156th N.Y. Infantry. Killed in action at Fort Bisland, La.
 
Burial:
Moravian Cemetery
New Dorp
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
 
Created by: Tony Cossean
Record added: Oct 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22094088
Pvt Dewitt Clinton Connor
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You Made the ultimate sacrifice Thank You Sir, remembered today,...
- Laura Zak-Smith
 Added: Aug. 25, 2009
 
 
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