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Spectacular Personal grouping of Corporal Charles L Derrick 23rd Connecticut Vols to include 2 large oval albumens, two cdv's in uniform,  Four tintypes,  his personal 18th Corps Badge from his uniform, a post war corps badge, Gar Badge and Ribbon.  Several discharge documents, a pass issued during the war signed by Colonel Holmes of the Regiment.  Derrick from Bridgeport Ct served 8/62-8/63.  "Left Connecticut for eastern New York November 17, then sailed for Ship Island, Mississippi, and New Orleans, Louisiana, November 29, arriving there December 17. (Part of the regiment did not reach New Orleans until January 16, 1863, having been stranded on the Bahama Islands.) Duty at Camp Parapet, Defenses of New Orleans, until January 11, 1863. Moved to Algiers January 11, then to Berwick Bay. Provost duty at Brashear City until February 9. Duty along Opelousas Railroad from Berwick Bay to Jefferson, with headquarters at La Fourche, until June, at following points: Company D at Jefferson, Company G at St. Charles, Company F at Boutte Station, Company C at Bayou Des Allemands, Company H at Raceland, Company B at La Fourche until April 1, then at Napoleonville, Terre Bonne, Company K at Tigersville, Company A at Bayou Boeuf until March 1, then moved to Bayou Des Allemands and to Labadieville April 1, Company E at Bayou Romans until March 1, Companies E and I at La Fourche March 1. Duty at these points until June. Company A moved to Bayou Boeuf June 16, and Companies B and E to La Fourche. Other companies moved to Brashear City. Action at Berwick June 1 (Companies C, I, G, and K). Regiment moved to La Fourche Crossing June 16. Action at La Fourche Crossing June 20–21. Bayou Boeuf June 22–23. Brashear City June 23. Companies A, C, and H captured June 23; paroled June 26. Regiment on guard duty in lowlands of Louisiana until August.

Personal Grouping for Corporal Charles L Derrick 23rd Conn Infy

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