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Name Titus, Jerome
Born 04/28/1840
Birthplace Washington
Places of residence Washington, CT
Colorado Springs, CO
Reno, Nevada
Sacramento, CA
New Milford, CT
Titles & honors Civil War Soldier
Enlisted 8/7/1862, Co. H. 2nd CT Heavy Artillery
Mustered 9/11/1862 - musician
Discharged 7/7/1865
Father Stiles Titus
Mother Lorette Arnold Hoag
Notes "in battles musicians formed the 'stretcher corps" to carry off the wounded - a dangerous duty."
Occupation Contractor & Builder
Titus & Pepper, furniture dealers & undertakers
Relationships Member Rising Sun Lodge, Washington (Masons)
Spouse Sallie A. Soule
Children Clarence Edward Titus
Deceased 01/20/1930
Deceased where New Milford

Associated Records

1996.019.002 - Diary

1864 - 377 page diary, including 11 at the end of the 366 days, giving long list of soldiers' deaths in the 2d CT Artillery...and lists of killed and wounded at Winchester...elsewhere in the diary there are full page entries most days, with excellent content.

1996.019.003 - Diary

3" X 5", leather bound, black, 382 page diary. including 17 after the 365 1865 calender in front, Eclipses in 1865, the Moon's Phases for every month of the year, a table of Stamp Duties, Rates of Postage, and includes daily handwritten entries in ink. On Lincoln's death he draws a full page tombstone to mark his assassination...he tell's of Lincoln's burial, and the 31 gun salute his unit offers...apage in the back lists 4 names as assassins of Lincoln who were executed. He lists the battles of the 2d Artillery"...commencing May 4, 1864: Cold Harbor, Opequan, Fishers Hill, Cedar Creek, and in 1863: Hatcher's Run, Petersburg, Saylors Run..." He lists the musicians of the 2d CT

1996.019.004 - Diary

1892 - post-war diary with excellent content.

1995.11.2 - Apron

Hand-painted silk apron with Masonic imagery worn by Washington, Connecticut resident and Civil War soldier Jerome Titus.

CT.RF.RM.973.74 NET - Book

Brief record of some of the men who served in the Civil War

Image of JW5913 - Negative, Glass-plate

JW5913 - Negative, Glass-plate

The Titus Homestead at 85 Lower Church Hill Road in Washington as it appeared in 1908. It was the residence of Arthur Titus after which it became the home of Curtis Titus. The child in the photograph is unidentified. 1908. Also the home of Washington Civil War Soldier Jerome Titus.