Corporal Charles H. Frink, was the son of a Cornwall collier, Henry Frink. Charles grew up next door to Ira Davidson, who served in the 13th C.V.I.

Charles Frink returned home on furlough in January 1864 and found that his wife had left him for another man. When Frink confronted the couple at Sharon, Connecticut, he was killed by his wife’s lover.