1662. Pvt Elijah ACKLEY was born on 8 January 1831 in Connecticut.51,386,389,390,1195 He was living in 1850 in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.386 living with Oliver & Temporance Brainerd family On 14 October 1850 he was a Joiner in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.386 Elijah was living about 1862 in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.581 On 15 August 1862he Enlisted in Connecticut581 Company D 20th Regiment Conn Voul He was dicharged from the military on 26 June 1865 581 Between 1870 and 1890 Elijah was a joiner, Vulcan Iron Works in New Britain, Hartford , Connecticut.389,390,1602 He was living between 1870 and 1900 in New Britain, Hartford , Connecticut.389,390,1195,1602,1603 He lived 79 Camp in New Britain, Hartford , Connecticut between 1888 and 1890.1602 Elijah received a military pension on 12 July 1890 in Connecticut581 About 1893 he was a Carpenter in Plainville, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.1603 He died on 19 February 1909 at the age of 78.51 Elijah appeared in the census 1850,1870, 1880 & 1900 in Connecticut. He served in the military Civil War in D Co. 20th Inf Reg. CT.51,581,1002 20th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry
SERVICE.-Duty in the Defences of Washington till September 29, 1862. Moved to Frederick, Md., September 29, thence to Sandy Hook October 2. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 10. Duty at Fairfax Station, Va., December 14, 1862, to January 19, 1863. Moved to Stafford C.H. January 19-23, and duty there till April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Near Raccoon Ford till September 24. Moved to Brandy Station, thence to Bealeton and to Stevenson, Ala., September 24-October 3. Guard duty along Nashville & Chattanooga R. R. till April, 1864. Action at Tracy City, Tenn., January 20, 1864 (Co. "B"). Atlanta Ga. Campaign May to September. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Boyd's Trail May 10. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May 19. Guard Ordnance Trains May 24-June 13, and provost duty at Ackworth, Ga., till July 8. At Marietta till July 16. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochee River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. At Hardee's Plantation January 4-16, 1865. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April. Lawtonville, S.C., February 2. Reconnoissance to Silver Run Creek, N.C., March 14. Averysboro or Taylor's Hole Creek March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24, and of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C. via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Camp near Fort Lincoln till June 13. Mustered out June 13, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 76 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 85 Enlisted men by disease. Total 168.
Pvt Elijah ACKLEY and Henrietta DIXON were married on 28 May 1856 in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.5,51,390,1604 Henrietta DIXON, daughter of William DIXON and Hannah BELL., was born on 16 June 1835 in Michigan.51,387,390 1860 census has birth in CT She appeared in the census in 1860 in Connecticut. She was living in 1860 in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.387 Henrietta appeared in the census in 1870 in Connecticut. She died on 3 February 1895 at the age of 59.51 She was buried in Center Cemetery, Portland, Middlesex , Connecticut.40,51
Pvt Elijah ACKLEY-12438 and Henrietta DIXON-12439 had the following children:
Pvt Elijah ACKLEY-12438 and Mary E -5131 had the following children: