Born in 1835/36 (CT); son of John (NY) and Melissa (CT) Wildman
Home in 1850: Pitcher, Chenango County, NY
Home in 1860: New York City (Ward 6, District 4), New York, NY
Served in the 6th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Union Army, May 25, 1861, to June 25, 1863. (Regiment commanded by Colonel William Wilson).
Enlisted at the age of 25 for a two year term of service; quarter master sergeant.
Promoted to 2nd lieutenant on July 21, 1862; received commission on November 21, 1862.
Known to be in Company C in 1862; other assignments unknown.
Regiments Engagements and Actions:
Battle of Santa Rosa Island (09 Oct 1861)
battled Confederate forces at Pensacola, FL (22-23 Nov 1861)
reconned Milton, FL, and Bagdad, FL (Jun and Aug 1862)
occupied Baton rouge, LA (Dec 1862 - Mar 1863)
Battle of Irish Bend (14 Apr 1863)
Battle of Vermillion Bayou (17 Apr 1863)
Regiment mustered out of service on June 25, 1863.
Charles is known to be in Jacksonville, Florida, between 1887 and 1891.
1887 clerk, Hotel Togni
1888 purser, Queen of St. Johns
1889 clerk, Hotel Togni
1890 clerk, Hotel Togni
1891 clerk, The Travelers
He probably died before 1900.
Bio courtesy of and many thanks to Find A Graver Raymond B.
Co. I. 6th NY Inf.
Created by: Dave
Record added: May 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70621958
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