Storer family papers  1851-1865
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Biography

Storer, Justus

Rank : 1st Sgt.

Regiment : 15th Connecticut Infantry Regiment. Co. D (1862-1865)

Service : 1862 July 31-1865 March 26

Storer, George

Rank : Pvt.

Regiment : 27th Connecticut Infantry Regiment. Co. A (1862-1863)

New Haven grocer Alexander Storer and his wife had four children: Justus (b. ca. 1837), Mary, George, and Henry. Justus enlisted as a 4th sergeant in the 15th Connecticut Infantry, Company D, on July 31, 1862. He was captured on March 8, 1865, at Kinston, North Carolina, and paroled on March 26, 1865. He mustered out as a 1st sergeant on June 27, 1865. His brother George enlisted as a private in Company A, 27th Connecticut Infantry, which was organized at New Haven in October 1862. He fought at Fredericksburg, and was taken prisoner at Chancellorsville, but survived the war. Henry Storer received notice that he had been drafted on July 18, 1863, but apparently did not enroll in any Connecticut regiment.