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The following are stories/information/photographs/family connections about some of the men of the Ninth.

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Soldiers Stories
Lt Christian Streit

Lieut. Christian Streit
Born in Germany in 1822, he served in the German army, came to the United States and settled in New Haven. He served in the Second Connecticut Regiment early in the Civil War and when that regiment’s term had expired he organized a band for the Ninth Regiment and enlisted as leader of the band. He was promoted to second lieutenant on July 3, 1864 and was mustered out on Aug. 3, 1865. A brother, Simon Streit also served in the Ninth Regiment and after the war enlisted in the regular army ( Twenty sixth Infantry) where he was principal musician of his regiment when he mustered out in 1869 and became a member of the New Haven police force.
Lieut. Streit died Nov. 12, 1880 leaving a wife and seven children.

 

 
Pvt Albert Andrews
Cpl Michael Coen
Lt John Curtis
Capt Thomas Coates
Lt Col Richard FitzGibbon
Capt Patrick Garvey
Lt William Gleeson
Capt James Graham
Lt Col John G Healy
Capt James Hennessey
Lt. Joseph Lawlor
Pvt John Marlow
Capt Michael McCarten
Sgt James T. Mullen
Capt Lawrence O'Brien
Lt William O'Keefe
Sgt Phillip Reilley
Lt Christian Streit

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