Captain Dustin was born in Hartland, Vermont and was a resident of Derry, New Hampshire when he enlisted at the age of 33 on 02 Oct 1861 as a First Sergeant.
Enlisted into Co. G, 6th N.H. Infantry on Nov 30 1861
Transferred from Co. G to Co. F on Apr 29 1862
Transferred from Co. F to Co. G on Feb 1 1863
Discharged due to disability from the 6th N.H. Infantry on 17 May 1864
Promoted to 2nd Lieut (Full, Vol) on Apr 29 1862
Promoted to 1st Lieut (Full, Vol) on Feb 1 1863
Promoted to Capt (Full, Vol) on Nov 1 1863
Source for the above information:
- Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65, (1895)
Isaiah was a charter member of George E. Upton GAR Post, No. 45.
His name is on the Derry Civil War Monument.
He was a Rockingham County Deputy Sheriff serving the town of Derry and was the Master of the Nutfield Grange.
According to the Granite Monthly published 1899, Capt Dustin died 01 March 1898 of heart disease.