|Capt, Frank Butler of Bennington was a favorite of Col. |
Cross. He served in the Signal Corps and on the staff of
Gen. William F. Baldy Smith. Our War tells his story
through his letters.
|Surgeon William Child of Bath.|
|Lt. Daniel K. Cross of Hanover helped the badly|
wounded Col. Cross (no relation) off the field
|Lt. Charles O. Ballou of Company G, the|
Fifth's Claremont company, was killed at
|Capt. James B. Perry of Lebanon died at Fredericksburg.|
|Augustus D. Sanborn joined the|
Fifth as an 18-year-old corporal
from Franklin in 1861 and quickly
moved up the ranks.
|Ira McL. Barton, a captain from Newport, quarreled with Col. Cross|
and left the regiment in 1862. He later served in an artillery regiment.
|Twice wounded, Col Cross's|
brother Richard rose to lieutenant
colonel but was cashiered
in August 1864.
|Samuel R. Leighton of Dover joined|
the Fifth in 1862, rose to corporal
and served till war's end.