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Wonderfully inscribed CDV of Lt Albert Austin of the 8th and 11th Connecticut Infantry.  On verso Sgt Albert Austin Co F 8th Regt CV Thumb shot off in the Saturdays fight near Petersburg Va on his right Hand. "  "Albert AustinResidence Plainfield CT; Enlisted on 9/3/1861 as a Corporal.On 9/23/1861 he mustered into "F" Co. CT 8th Infantry He Re-enlisted on 12/24/1863He was discharged for promotion on 5/13/1865On 5/13/1865 he was commissioned into "B" Co. CT 11th Infantry He was Mustered Out on 12/21/1865 at Hartford, CT (Enlisted in RA 08/09/67)He was listed as:* Wounded 5/7/1864 Walthall Junction, VAPromotions:* Sergt 12/24/1862 * 2nd Lieut 5/13/1865 (As of Co. B 11th CT Inf)* 1st Lieut 11/2/1865 (As of Co. K)* Quartermaster 11/25/1865 Intra Regimental Company Transfers:* 11/2/1865 from company B to company K * 11/25/1865 from company K to Field & Staff Other Information:born in Connecticutdied 12/3/1886Federal Pension Information:He applied for a pension on 1/3/1866application # 99,192

Lt Albert Austin 8th/11th Connecticut

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