Roster of the

24th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery

formerly

Company B, Rocket Battalion

The following rostor is provided by Conrad Bush, 24th NY Independent Battery Historian for the Civil War Plymouth Pilgrims Descendants Society. He would certainly be interested in receiving copies of soldier's records, letters, diaries, photos or family information and grave location to create the most complete database on these soldiers. Any additions, corrections or comments concerning this website should be directed to Edward Boots.

Index to Soldiers with Last names beginning with:

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

 

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ADAMS, Abner - Private. Born 31 March 1838 in East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., NY, son of Myron & Fanny (Taylor) Adams. Enlisted & mustered in 30 Sep 62 at East Bloomfield, NY, a 24 year old Teacher. Discharged 20 Feb 63 at New Bern, NC by promotion to 2nd Lieutenant, 1st NC Union Volunteers, from which he was discharged 16 June 63 due to ill health. Married M. E. French 21 Oct 63 at Livingston, Columbia Co., NY. Enlisted again 19 Sept 64 in the 24th Battery at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY. Never joined regiment due to a disabling injury after re-enlistment. Whenever he was able, he was employed without compensation or subsistence as a Clerk in the 28th District Provost Marshall's Office at Rochester, NY. Mustered out 13 May 65 at Rochester, NY. Married Minerva French. Died 1908. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe Co., NY. Photo

AINSWORTH, Rufus C. - Sergeant. Born 1831 in NY, the son of Luther & Sally (Cropsey) Ainsworth. Enlisted 21 Oct 61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 30. Mustered in 7 Dec 61 as a Sergeant. Mustered out 7 Nov 64 at New Bern, NC. Married Lida. Died 20 May 1900 in Pepin Co., Wisconsin. Buried in Arkansaw Memorial Cemetery. Headstone

AINSWORTH, William W. - Private. Born 1839 in Parma, NY, the son of Luther & Sally (Cropsey) Ainsworth. Enlisted 8 Oct 61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY, a 22 year old Farmer. 6'2'' Mustered in 7 Dec 61 as a Private to serve three years. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured  20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 20 or 24 Sept 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Charleston Race Course Prison, SC. Reinterred in Beaufort National Cemetery, SC as an unknown. Name is listed on a tablet at Beaufort National Cemetery.

ALBURTY, Francis M. "Dub" - Corporal. Born 1839 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Enlisted 1 Oct 61 at Perry, NY at age 22. Mustered in at Buffalo as a Private 7 Dec 61. Promoted  12 April 63 to Corporal. Reduced in rank, date not stated. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. On account of sickness was not present at the battle of Plymouth, NC. Promoted 2 Aug 64 to Corporal. Reduced in rank 10 Dec 64. Transferred  28 May 65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Discharged 6 July 65. Joined GAR Post 101 in Feb 1881 as a charter member. After the war, "Dub", as he was familiarly known, worked at his trade as a printer on the Perry Papers. In later years he was sexton of the Presbyterian church and died in his home across the street at 65 N. Main, Perry, NY. He died on 16 Feb 1910 and is buried in Hope Cemetery. His widow, Martha, died in 1933 at the age of 82. Obituary & Headstone

ALBURTY, William C. - Private. Born 1843 or 5 in Perry, Wyoming Co. NY, son of Peter & Nancy Allburty. Enlisted 22 Nov 61 at Perry, NY at the age of 16. Mustered in 7 Dec 61. Served as Guidon. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 24 Aug 1864 of Dysentery in the hospital at Andersonville, GA. Grave 6698. Headstone | Memorial Headstone in Hope Cemetery, Perry, NY. Also borne as William Albuty and William Albert.

ALLEN, Zephaniah "Zeph" - Private. Born 11 April 1845 in Stockport, Cheshire Co., England, son of William & Maria (Adshed?) Allen. Enlisted 20 Sept 61 at Ticonderoga, Essex Co., NY, at age 19. Mustered in 7 Dec 61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Exchanged 11 Dec 64 and joined for duty 20 April 65 at Coanjock Bridge, NC. Transferred 25 May 65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Mustered out June 65. Lived in Whitehall, Washington Co., NY after the war.

ANDREWS, Mark - Sergeant. Born 24 Feb 1835 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, the son of Josiah & Lucy L. Andrews. Enlisted 21 Oct 61, at Perry, NY at age 26. Mustered in at Albany 7 Dec 61 as 1st Sergeant, but through some misunderstanding with the officers was reduced to the ranks. Discharged 29 Dec 62 to accept promotion to 1st Lieut. of Co. L, 10th Artillery. He also had subsequent service in the Twentieth Battery. Discharged 24 July 64. After his resignation he received an appointment in the Treasury Department at Washington, DC; an office he held thru several administrations. Address 1416 Rhode Island Ave, Washington, DC. Died 4 July 1901 in Washington, DC. Buried in Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC.

ANDRUS, Lemuel B. - Private. Born 1840 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, the son of Horatio & Elizabeth Ann (Easton) Andrus. Enrolled 25 Oct 61, at Perry, NY, at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec 61. He died 8 March 1862 of Small Pox at Kalorama General Hospital, Washington, DC. Buried in the U.S. Soldiers and Airman's Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC. Headstone Also listed as Lemuel ANDREWS.

ANSBACHER, Moses - Private. Jewish. Enlisted 7 Nov 61 at Albion, Orleans Co., NY, at age 19. Mustered in 7 Dec 61. Discharged 22 Dec 62 in order to proceed to Germany to take charge of an estate which he had inherited.

ARMSTRONG, James H. - Private. Born in Middlebury, NJ. Enlisted 28 Aug 62 at Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY, a 23 year old Gentleman. Mustered in 30 Aug 62. Sick in the hospital at New Bern, NC during April & June 63. Discharged for Disability 3 July 63 at New Bern, NC.

ARMSTRONG, William - Private. Born 1842 in Westmoreland, NY. Enlisted 15 Oct 61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, a 19 year old Farmer. Mustered in 7 Dec 61 Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth. Died 27 Oct 1864 of Scorbutus in the hospital at Andersonville, GA. Grave 11571.

ATWOOD, George S. - Private. Born 1844 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, the son of Elijah & Jane (Coffin) Atwood. Enlisted 26 Aug 62, at Perry, NY, at age 18. Mustered in at Buffalo 30 Aug 62. George was humorous, well read and exceedingly well liked. He enlisted without his father's consent. While stationed in the Park Barracks in NY City, his father called on him, abused him for enlisting and said he would get his discharge. His efforts failed and he then made the remark that he hoped George would be shot and never come back alive. George was captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 29 Aug 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave 7207. Headstone

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BACHELDER, Benjamin Franklin - Corporal. Born 1842. Enlisted 27 Aug 62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 20. Mustered in at Buffalo 30 Aug 62 as a Private. Promoted 14 April 64 to Corporal. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA. While there, he was sent to the prison hospital and could have been saved if he had good shelter. It was thought he would recover as he was able to walk about and appeared strong on the day of his death, when he died of a congestive chill. He was of good Christian character and always kept his testament with him. Died 16 July 1864 of Congestive Fever at Andersonville, GA. Grave 3447. Headstone

BAILEY, David - Private. Enlisted 2 Sept 64 at Seneca, Seneca Co., NY, at age 28. Mustered in 15 March 65. Mustered out 9 May 65 at Elmira, NY.

BAKER, John - Private. Born 1826 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Enlisted 29 Aug 62 at Perry, NY, at age 36. Mustered in at Buffalo 30 Aug 62. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 8 Sept 1864 of Pleuritis at Andersonville, GA (Squad 21, 3rd Mess). Grave 8215. Headstone

BARKER, Gustavus Clark - Private. Born 15 July 1836 in Clarkson, NY, son of Moses S. & Amy (Williams) Barker. Enlisted 21 Oct 61 at Clarkson, Monroe Co., NY, a 25 year old Farmer. Mustered in at Buffalo 7 Dec 61 as a Corporal. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 as a Private. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Released 27 Feb 65. Married 31 March 1869 to Maria Louisa Board. Mustered out 6 July 65 at Rochester, NY. Lived at Clarkson Corners and Brockport, NY after the war. Also admitted to the Soldier Home at Bath, NY between 1905 & 1913. Died 21 March 1916 at Brockport, NY. Buried in High Street Cemetery, Brockport, NY. Photo, Obituary & Headstone

BARNES, Roswell H. "Uncle Barney" - Private. Born 1841 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Enlisted 26 Aug 62 at Perry, NY, at age 21. Mustered in at Buffalo 30 Aug 62. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 15 Sept 1864 of Scorbutus at Andersonville, GA (Squad 21, 3rd Mess). Grave 8821. Napoleon B. Neal wrote in his diary "Barnes died last night. I think he died while sleeping. I slept by his side and was surprised to find him gone when I awoke in the morning."

BARTLETT, Hartwell - Private. Born 1844, the son of Leonard & Maria (Merchant) Bartlett. Enlisted 27 Aug 62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 18. Mustered in 30 Aug 62. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 5 Sept 1864 of Scorbutus & Diarrhea at Andersonville Prison Hospital, GA (Squad 21, 1st Mess). Grave 7877.

BARTLEY, John B. - Private. Born in Palatine Bridge, Montgomery Co., NY. Enlisted 24 Nov 61 at Fort Plain, Montgomery Co., NY, at age 21. Mustered in at Albany 7 Dec 61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Died at Florence and is buried as an unknown at Florence National Cemetery.

BEERS, Lester M. - Private. The son of Ambrose & Loretta (Brown) Beers. Enlisted 6 Dec 61 at New York City at age 20. Mustered in  7 Dec 61 as a Private to serve three years. Died 14 June 1862 of Typhoid Fever at Academy General Hospital, New Bern, NC. Buried in New Bern, NC. Paul Bauer

BILLINGHAM, Ira S. - Private. Born about 1838, son of Thomas & Catharine Billingham. Enlisted 28 Nov 61 at Johnstown, NY, at age 22. Mustered in at Albany 7 Dec 61. Discharged for Disability 15 Aug 63 at New Bern, NC. He died 10 June 1865 at Broadalbin, Fulton Co., NY. Buried in Broadalbin-Mayfield Rural Cemetery.

BIRD, Henry Clay - Bugler. Born in NY City. Enlisted 6 Dec 61 at Tarrytown, Albany Co., NY, an 18 year old Clerk. Mustered in 7 Dec 61 as a Private. Appointed Bugler prior to 30 April 63. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Became ill while on veteran's furlough. Discharged 22 Nov 64 at Roanoke Island, NC. Employed as a Watchmaker after the war in Tarrytown, NY. Also listed as BURD.

BIRDSALL, George - Gunner Corporal, 6th Detachment. Born 1842 in Armonk, Mount Pleasant, Westchester Co., NY. The youngest son of John H. and Eleanor Birdsall. Enlisted 12 Nov 61 at New York City at age 19, a Clerk. Mustered in 7 Dec 61 at Albany, NY as a Private to serve three years. Promoted 11 June 62 to Gunner Corporal; 1 Nov 63 to Sergeant, reduced to Private (date not stated). Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC and promoted to Gunner Corporal. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth. Held captive at Andersonville, GA where he was detailed in the hospital. Paroled 28 April 65 at Jacksonville, FL. Reported to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD on 16 May 65. Mustered out to date 16 May 65 at New York City. After the war he came home and married Jennie Amelia VanTassel on 15 May 1867 in Tarrytown & had eight children. Following the war he went into the mercantile business with his brother Thomas Birdsall (veteran of the 127th NY) and their business known as "T & G Birdsall's" was located on the southwest corner of Washington Ave. and Beekman Ave., North Tarrytown, Albany Co., NY. Died 13 May 1908. Buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Westchester Co., NY. Herbert R. Birdsall

BLAKE, Willard D. - Private. Married 14 Oct 1860 to Julia Gertrude Lee? in Beloit, Rock Co., Wisconsin. Erroneously enrolled as James Blake. Enrolled 24 Feb 64 at Gainesville, Wyoming Co., NY at age 27. Mustered in 24 March 64. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 12 July 1864 of "sunstroke" at Andersonville, GA. Grave 3231. Headstone

BLOOD, William A. - Private. Born in Tecumseh, Michigan, son of Ezra & Alzina Blood. Enlisted 29 Aug 62 at Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY. Mustered in at Buffalo 30 Aug 62, a 22 year old Farmer. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Died 2 Oct 1864 at Florence and is buried as an unknown at the Florence National Cemetery.

BOISE, Edwin Lorenzo - Private. Born 8 Jan 1836 in Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, son of Artemus & Susan (Lamson) Boise. From Moscow, NY. Enlisted 29 Aug 62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, at age 26. Mustered in 30 Aug 62. Discharged for Disability (heart disease) 4 March 63 at New Bern, NC. Died 3 Dec 1926 at Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., NY. Buried in Leicester Cemetery. Also borne as BORIS & BOIES.

BRAYTON, Rufus - Private. Born 1819 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, son of Jonathan F. & Eunice (Allen) Brayton. Married 13 Aug 1843 to Clarissa Hoag at Columbus, Chenango Co., NY. Enlisted 27 Aug 62 at Perry, NY, at age 43. Mustered in  30 Aug 62. Rufus had the distinction of being the tallest and largest man in the battery and known as "Our Infant." He was always afflicted with some malady, until he was so changed he was hardly recognizable. He died suddenly 14 April 1863 of Pneumonia at the Post Hospital, Plymouth, NC.

BRITTON, James H. - Private. Enlisted 29 Aug 62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY at age 22. Mustered in 30 Aug 62. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 15 Aug 1864 of Dysentery at Andersonville, GA. Grave 5805. Marked as John H. Button. 

BROOKS, John A. - Private. Born 22 March 1844 in Addison, NY, son of Erastus & Jane Eliza (Dolph) Brooks. From Mosco, NY. Enlisted 28 Aug 62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, an 18 year old Clerk. Mustered in at Buffalo 30 Aug 62. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. He was a quiet, faithful fellow who stood exposure and suffering better than most, but died on or about 1 Dec 1864 at Florence. Buried as an unknown at Florence National Cemetery. Memorial Headstone at Maple Cemetery, Addison, NY.

BROWN, George - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 8 Oct 64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 21. Joined the battery 16 Dec 64 at Roanoke Island, NC. Transferred 28 May 65 to Battery L, 3d NY Artillery.

BROUGHTEN, Floyd  - Private. Enlisted 3 Oct 61. Discharged May 1862 for physical disability. He was an engineer in the ambulance corps.

BROUGHTEN, Harrison - Private. Born 22 Feb 1840 in Geauga Co., Ohio. Enrolled 25 Sept 62. Discharged 17 Jan 63 for physical disability at Hammond, MD but afterwards enroll in Co. D, 2nd Mounted Rifles. Died 10 June 1921 at Kissimmie, FL. Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery.

BUCK, Robert John - Private. Born 1824 in Hadley, Saratoga Co., NY. Enlisted 3 Oct 61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 37. Mustered in 7 Dec 61. Engineer of the Ambulance. Discharged for Disability 31 Dec 62 at New York City. Enlisted again 1 Jan 64 in Co. E, 2nd New York Mounted Rifles.

BUCKLEY, Charles E. - Private. Born 1845 in New York; the son of John R. & Abigail (Ridley) Buckley. Enlisted & mustered in 15 Feb 64 at Castile, Wyoming Co., NY at age 19. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 10 July 1864 of Typhus Fever at Andersonville, GA. Grave 3115. Headstone | Cecilia Barton-Murrah 

BUCKLEY, William Eugene - Private. Born 18 March 1846 in Washington Co., New York; the son of John R. & Abigail (Ridley) Buckley. Enlisted & mustered in 15 Feb 64 at Castile, Wyoming Co., NY at age 18. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Prisoner at Andersonville, GA and Charleston & Florence, SC. Paroled from Florence 6 Dec 64 at Charleston, SC. Reported 15 Dec 64 to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Mustered out 13 July 65 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY. William worked as a farmer as a young man, then later worked as a carpenter. Married 9 Sept 1866 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY to Mary E. Piper (sister of Albert & George Piper of the 24th Battery). William died 5 Jan 1932 at Union, Cass Co., Iowa. Buried in Atlantic Cemetery. Headstone | Cecilia Barton-Murrah 

BULLOCK, Robert R. - Sergeant. Born Feb 1836 in NY. Enlisted 21 Oct 61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 25. Mustered in at Buffalo 7 Dec 61. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Prisoner at Andersonville, GA and Charleston & Florence, SC. Released from Florence 10 Dec 64 at Charleston, SC. Paroled 16 Dec 64. Mustered out 13 July 65 at Rochester, N.Y. Married 1875 to Fannie E. Winship. After the war was a farmer at North Parma, Monroe Co., NY. Died 3 July 1906. Buried in Brighton Cemetery, Rochester, NY. Headstone

BUTTON, James H. - Private. Born 1838 in NY, son of James & Elsey Button. Enlisted 30 Aug 62 from Leicester, Livingston Co., NY at age 24. Mustered in 30 Aug 62 at Buffalo, NY. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 15 Aug 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA (Squad 22, 3rd Mess). Grave 5805. Memorial Marker in Leicester Cemetery.

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CADY, Aaron Lester - Captain. Born 20 Feb 1836 in New York. Married 14 April 1858 to Mary Allen in Monroe Co., NY. Enrolled 5 Oct 61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY on at age 25. Mustered in 26 Oct 61 as 2nd Lieut., but commissioned 9 Dec 61 as 1st Lieut. with rank back to muster in date. Promoted 13 June 63 to Captain. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Macon & Savannah, GA & Charleston, SC. Escaped 13 Oct 64 from a train while enroute to Columbia, SC from Charleston. Escape date also listed as 5 Oct 64. Reached the Union lines at Strawberry Plains, TN. Reported to Camp Parole, MD on 29 Dec 64. Discharged 13 Jan 65. Died 8 Nov 1865 of Phthises Pulmenalis at Waterford, Orleans Co., NY. Buried in High Street Cemetery, Brockport, Monroe Co., NY. Photo | Headstone | John Allen

CALHOUN, George W. - Corporal. Born in Rockland, NY. Enlisted 5 Sept 64 at Albany, Albany Co., NY, a 43 year old Engineer. Mustered in 9 Sept 64 as a Private. Promoted to Corporal on 10 Dec 64. Transferred 28 May 65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

CALKINS, James - Private. Born 1840 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Enlisted 28 Aug 62 at Perry, NY, at age 22. Mustered in 30 Aug 62. Captured  20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Admitted 29 May 64 to the hospital at Andersonville, GA.  While there his health improved and fearing he would be sent back into the stockade planned an escape with several others including J. W. Merrill. Merrill spent several days obtaining medicines and supplies that they would surely need in the swamp. They got away at night but in a day or two were brought back to camp. Calkins had little mercy on the rebels and stole everything in the line of chickens, etc. that he could lay his hands on. Friends state Calkins later died in the hospital at Florence, SC; death date unknown. Buried in Florence National Cemetery, Florence, SC as an unknown.

CAULTEAUX, Paul - Artificer. Born 1828 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Enlisted 28 Aug 62 at Perry, NY, at age 34. Mustered in 30 Aug 62 as a Private. "His broken French-English jargon was either a sport or a terror to his mates." Appointed Artificer on 1 Jan 64. "One of the busiest men in camp when gun carriages were to be repaired." Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Lost track of at Andersonville. Some said he went to work for the rebels at Charleston, S.C. Adjutant Generals records indicated he was transferred 28 May 65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Also borne as Calteux.

CAMP, George - Corporal. Enlisted 31 March 64 at Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY at age 24. Mustered in 1 April 64 as a Private. Promoted to Corporal, 21 Oct 64. Reduced to the ranks, 10 Dec 64. Transferred 28 May 65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Prior service in 1st U.S. Artillery.

CAMP, William S. - Lieutenant. Born 1840 in Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY. Enrolled 30 Aug 61 at Perry, NY, a 22 year old Clerk. Mustered in as a Private. Promoted to Sergeant 1 Nov 62; Quartermaster Sgt. 1 Nov 63 and promoted to 1st Lieut. 6 Feb 65 to replace George Hastings, resigned. On 23 Feb 65 assumed command of the battery at Fort Foster on Roanoke Island, NC. On 25 May 65 he transferred the remnant of the 24th to the 3rd Art. in Co. L. Mustered out 29 May 65 at New Bern, NC with rank from 28 Dec 64. Following the war he lived in Lockport. NY.

CANFIELD, Sherman Dwight - Private. Born 26 Oct 1840 in OH, son of Sherman Bond & Sarah Canfield. Enlisted & mustered in 20 Sept 62 at New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY at age 21. Discharged 21 May 63 at Plymouth, NC, for promotion to 1st Lieutenant, 145th New York Volunteers. Commissioned 13 Aug 63 as 1st Lieut. of Co. A at Kelly's Ford, VA. Mustered out 23 Jan 64. Worked as a Librarian at the Soldier's & Sailor's Home in Erie Co., OH. Died 20 March 1926 in Erie Co., OH. Buried in Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky, Erie Co., OH.

CANTWELL, Robert - Private. Enlisted 2 Sept 64 at Seneca, Seneca Co., NY at age 21. Mustered in 21 March 65. Mustered out 9 May 65 at Elmira, NY.

CARNAHAN, Charles - Private. Born in Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, son of Elijah & Catherine (Dingman?) Carnahan. Enlisted 17 Dec 63 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, a 20 year old Cooper. Mustered in 5 Jan 64. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 11 Sept 1864 of Scorbutus at Andersonville, GA (Squad 21, 1st Mess). Also borne as Charnahan. Grave 8470.

CARNAHAN, William  C. - Private. Born 31 July 1845 in Caledonia, Livingston Co., NY, son of Elijah & Catherine (Dingman?) Carnahan. Enlisted 28 Aug 62 at Leicester, NY, at age 18. Mustered in 30 Aug 62. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 26 Nov 64 at Savannah, GA. Transferred 28 May 65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. He said "Of all the 22 who came up from Leicester, A. T. Ferguson and I were the only 2 to return. My brother was with me and we parted [at Andersonville] on Sept. 10, 1864. He died outside the Andersonville stockade, starved to death. He was unable to walk and I was carried on pillow and blanket to see him. They kept moving us from one place to another as Sherman began coming along. We left Millen prison at night and Sherman was there in the morning. We were paroled at Savannah, Ga." William died 8 Nov 1922 at Mount Pleasant, Isabella Co., MI. Buried in Riverside Cemetery. Headstone

CHADBOURNE, Henry - Private. Born 22 Nov 1825 in Leicestershire, England, son of Samuel & Elizabeth (Tabor) Chadbourne. Married 1 Aug 1847 Julia M. Andrews at South Wales, Erie Co., NY. Enrolled 28 Aug 62 at China, Delaware Co., NY, a 36 year old Mechanic. Mustered in 30 Sept 62 at Buffalo, NY. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 18 June 1864 due to Intermittent Fever at Andersonville, GA. Grave 2157. Julia re-married 20 Sept 1866 to James F. Telford.

CHAPIN, William Elliott - Private. Born 10 Aug 1825 in NY City, son of Julius & Mary (Janshen) Chapin. Married Mercy Hinckley Jackson. Enlisted  & mustered in 30 Aug 62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 37 from China, NY. Shortly after joining the battery he was taken ill and sent to the hospital. During his convalescence he proved to be such a good nurse he continued to work in the hospital. Transferred 28 May 65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Shortly after the war he went west. In 1872 his address was LaSalle, IL. He died 15 May 1901 at La Grange, IL. Buried in Oakwood Cemetery, LaSalle, IL. Headstone

CHAPMAN, John - Wagoner. Born 1836 in Bath, NY. Enlisted 21 Nov 61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, a 25 year old Farmer. Mustered in as a Private 7 Dec 61. Appointed Wagoner prior to 30 April 63. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64 at Plymouth, NC. Deserted 9 April 64 while on veteran furlough.

CLARK, Charles A. - Quartermaster Sergeant. Born 1841 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY.  Enlisted 1 Oct `61 at Perry, NY, at age 20. Mustered in 7 Dec `62 as a Corporal. Promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant in June of 1862. Re-enlisted 1 January `64 at Plymouth, NC. Discharged 5 April `64 to accept promotion. Was commissioned 2nd Lieut. in the 16th NY Artillery, but on account of illness was unable to accept. He remained in Perry until Jan. 1865 when he was commissioned 2nd Lieut. in the 20th Battery with duty on Governor's Island and promoted to 1st Lieut. in May 1865. Following the war he was with the U.S. Telegraph Co. Then entered the service of the North-American Life Insurance Co. of NY. At the opening of the war, Clark, J. W. Merrill and Charles Dolbeer were the 3 society lions of the younger set and it was due to their influence that many of Perry's finest enlisted. Clark was a close friend of J. W. Merrill and it was do doubt due to Merrill's influence that he obtained lucrative practices in the Telegraph and Insurance Co's. He lived in the home at 55 N. Main St. Clark died 11 Aug 1907 in the Soldiers Home in Togus, ME.

CLUTE, Henry V. - Private. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY at age 21. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 30 May 1864 of Anasarca at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 1497. Also borne as William V. Clute.

COMSTOCK, Abel W. - Private. Born 1841. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 21. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. At the Battle of Plymouth, NC an ammunition wagon exploded, a fragment struck Comstock in the thigh wounding him badly. He was taken to the hospital and died shortly after the battle on 9 May 1864 at Plymouth, NC. Also borne as Abe W. Comstock.

COOK, Harlo - Private. Enlisted 26 Oct `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 23. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Discharged for disability 30 Jan `63 at New Bern, NC.

CORBIN, Benjamin Franklin - Sergeant. Enlisted 23 Nov `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 25. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64 & promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant, 14 April `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 9 June 1864 of Dysentery at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 1778.

CORKWELL, John - Private. Enlisted 27 Sept `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 33. Mustered in 27 Sept `64. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Also borne as Corkell.

COWELL, James - Corporal. Enlisted 26 April `62 at Washington, DC at age 30. Mustered in 21 May `62 as a Private at New Bern, NC. Promoted to Corporal on 10 Dec `64. Mustered out 22 May `65 at New Bern, NC. Also borne as James Cowan & Cowen.

CROOKER, William W. - 1st Sergeant. Enrolled 3 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 24. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Sergeant. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Promoted to 1st Sgt. 14 April `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. At Andersonville had charge of the hospital where he did all he could to relieve the suffering. He always bitterly recounted the treatment of our men in the stockade and blamed our government as much as theirs. Paroled 21 April `65 at Vicksburg, Miss. Reported 27 April `65 to Benton Barracks, MD. Sent to Annapolis, MD 6 May `65. Transferred 28 May `65 to 3d Artillery. Commissioned Captain 28 Jan `65 with rank from 10 Jan `65. After the war visited the southern states, married there and finally settled in Jefferson, IN. He died 23 Sept 1901 at Louisville, KY.

CROOKS, J. - Name appears on rolls, but nothing is known about him.

CROSBY, Morton - Private. Born 1840. Enlisted 24 Oct `61 or 2 Feb `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 14 July 1864 of Typhus Fever at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 3324. Regimental record gives his address as Perry and another as Sardinia, NY. The same records differ slightly as regarding enlistment & mustering in days.

CROUNSE, George A. - Private. Born 11 Dec 1843; the son of Philip Henry & Elizabeth (Ward) Crounce. Enlisted 21 Nov `61 at Albany, Albany Co., NY at age 19. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 20 June 1864 of Dysentery at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 2273. Listed as George A. Crause. Tom Crounse

CULVER, Alpha L. - Private. Enlisted 28 Aug `62 at Gainesville, Wyoming Co., NY at age 18. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 28 July 1864 of Diarrhea in hospital at Andersonville, Ga. Grave # 4119.

CUSSICK, Hiram - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 10 Oct `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 26. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Also listed as Cusick.

CYPHER, George W. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 29 Sept `64 at Kingston, Ulster Co., NY at age 25. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

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DAVIS, Orrin or Ornau - Private. Enlisted 17 Dec `63 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, at age 21.  Mustered in 5 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died Sept 1864 of disease at Charleston, SC.

De WERNER, Carl Frederick Wilhelm - Appointed 2nd Lieutenant, Co. B, Rocket Battalion; subsequently the 24th Battery. Resigned 31 May `62. Not commissioned 2nd Lieutenant.

DOLAND, Thomas - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 1 Sep `64 at Le Roy, Genesee Co., NY at age 20. No further record. Also borne as Deland.

DOLBEER, Charles Henderson - 2nd Lieutenant. Born 22 Jan 1842 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, the the son of William Dolbeer born 1810, Lt. Colonel and Colonel of the 161st Regt. N.Y.S. in 1834 and 1835. Enrolled 25 Aug `62 at Batavia, NY at age 21. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 at Buffalo, NY as a Private. Joined the Battery at Newport Barracks, NC on 25 Sept. `62. Promoted to 1st Sgt. 1 Nov `62 and Orderly Sergeant on 4 Nov `62. Reduced 6 Jan `63. Commissioned 2nd Lieut. 23 June `63, with rank from 13 June `63. Discharged 21 Jan `64 at Plymouth, NC. After returning from the army he resumed his occupation as a bookkeeper. He joined the John P. Robinson GAR Post # 101 on 7 March 1892. He eventually conducted a coal business in Perry for some years and then returned to Batavia where he died 26 Dec 1916. He was buried on the family lot in Hope Cemetery in Perry.

DURYEE, George E. - Private. Brother of Joseph. Born 2 Feb 1840 in New York City, NY. Enlisted 21 Nov `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. He deserted in May 1862 with his brother & Grisewood, but afterwards returned to the Company. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Released 5 Dec `64 at Charleston, SC. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery.  Discharged 8 July `65. He was home ill for a long time as the result of his experiences. Died 28 Oct 1926 at Centerville, Turner Co., SD. Also listed as Duryea.

DURYEE, Joseph - Private. Brother of George. Enlisted 22 Nov `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. He deserted in May 1862 with his brother & Grisewood. Discharged for disability 16 May `63 at Convalescent Camp, VA. Also listed as Duryea.

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EASTWOOD, Edwin M. - Private. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY, at age 24. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC.  In Andersonville he declined rapidly in health.  He sent little keepsakes home by J. W. Merrill. Died 31 July 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea in the hospital at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4410. Also borne as Edward M. Eastwood. Memorial marker for Edwin Eastwood at Riverview Cemetery, Mount Morris, NY.

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FALL, George - Cook. Enrolled & mustered in 10 July 63 at Plymouth, NC as a Colored Cook. Discharged 12 Oct 63.

FARRELL, Philemon - Private. Born in NY, son of Dennis & Harriett Farrell. Enlisted & mustered in 24 March 64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 18. Escaped capture on 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. "Found at the mouth of Roanoke river." Transferred 28 May 65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

FERGUSON, Andrew T. - Bugler. Enlisted 28 Aug `62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, at age 34. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 as a Private. Promoted 11 Oct `62 to Corporal. Reduced, date not stated, and appointed Bugler. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA; Charleston & Florence, SC. Paroled 6 Dec `64 from Florence at Charleston, SC. Reported 22 Dec `64 to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. He was sent home on a furlough for 3 months sickness, later rejoined and was mustered out at Syracuse, NY. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Discharged 18 July `65. Also borne as Fergesson. After the war made his home in Cuylerville and resumed his profession of teaching dancing and deportment. He died 16 Dec 1874 at Rochester, NY.

FERRIN, Josiah F. - Private. Born 1840. Enlisted 22 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA. Supposedly escaped from Andersonville on 9 July `64 along with James Calkins of the 24th & John Burgoin of the 88th IL. He must have been recaptured as he was also held captive at Charleston & Florence, SC. Tranferred 8 Dec `64 from Florence and sent by rail to Charleston, SC for parole. Reported 10 Jan `65 to Annapolis, MD. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Discharged 18 July `65. Married 2 Nov 1865 to Helen M. Cheney. Died 19 Sept 1896 in Holland, Erie Co., NY. Also borne as Joseph Ferrine. 

FILBIN, John - Private. Born 1840 in Ireland. The son of Michael & Margaret Filbin. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 22. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Was a strong man and a hard worker. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Died 4 Oct 1864 at Florence, SC. Buried as an unknown in the Florence National Cemetery.

FINNIGAN, Dennis - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 30 March `64 at Warsaw, Wyoming Co., NY at age 22. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

FITCH, Charles W.  - Private. Born 1844. Enlisted 26 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 18. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. "A pleasant, sociable comrade." Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 5 Aug 1864 of Diarrhea & Pneumonia at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4819.

FITZGERALD, Thomas - Private. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 19. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 21, 24 or 27 Aug 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 6453.

FITZPATRICK, Pierce - Private. Enlisted 16 Nov `61 at Albany, Albany Co., NY at age 26. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Killed 20 April 1864 at Plymouth, NC. Also borne as Pierre Fritzpatrick.

FLYNN, James - Corporal. Enlisted 21 Oct `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 21.  Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Promoted to Corporal. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 10 Sept 1864 of Scorbutus at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 8378.

FOSTER / FROST, Henry H. - Private. Apparently Henry Frost was an alias. Enlisted 24 Feb `64 at Brooklyn, NY at age 19. Mustered in 10 March `64 at Riker's Island, NY. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Paroled 11 Dec `64 from the Florence Stockade at Charleston, SC on the steamer Verona. Reported 11 Dec `64 to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Mustered out 13 May `65 at Baltimore, MD.

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GALUSHA, Jonas Edward - Private. Born 1839. Married 18 Sept 1862 to Mary Stone in North Bennington, VT. Enrolled 28 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 23. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 at Buffalo, NY. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 30 Nov `64 at Savannah, GA. Died 19 Dec 1864 of Diarrhea at U.S. General Hospital, Annapolis, MD.

GOODHUE, Dallas M. - Private. Born circa. 1844 in Monroe Co., NY; the son of George W. & Sarah Ann Goodhue. Enlisted & mustered in 30 Sept `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 19. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

GOULD, Willard or William - Private. Born 1841. Enlisted 8 Sept `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 21. Mustered in 10 Sept `62. Discharged for disability 26 Aug `64 at Wards General Hospital, Newark, NJ. He died 23 Jan 1911 at Yuba City, Sutler Co., CA.

GRAHAM, George W. - 2nd Lieutenant. Enrolled at Crown Point, Essex Co., NY 15 Oct `61 at age 22. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Commissioned 2nd Lt. 9 Dec `61 with rank from 7 Dec `61. Transferred 24 Dec `63 to Co. E, 3d NY Cavalry. Then transferred to the 1st NC Cavalry. After the war was appointed Captain of the 10th US Cavalry.

GRANT, William Murray - Private. Born 1833. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 29. Mustered in  30 Aug `62. The southern climate did not agree with him and he was in poor health for a long time. Died 14 Sept 1863 of disease at Plymouth, NC. His remains were sent home from Plymouth to Leicester, NY.

GREEN, Lawrence - Private. Enlisted 4 Jan `64 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY at age 24. Mustered in 23 Jan `64. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

GRIFFITH, Albert - Private. Artificer. Born 1830. Brother of Charles. Married 29 Aug 1857 to Murlinda Rilyea at Castile, Wyoming Co., NY. Enrolled 27 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 32. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 at Buffalo, NY. While erecting sheds and barracks at New Bern, NC his practical knowledge of building was invaluable. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 9 July 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 3101.

GRIFFITH, Charles R. - Sergeant. Born 1839. Brother of Albert. Enlisted 1 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 22. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Corporal. Promoted  to Sergeant 4 Nov `62. Reduced 14 April `63. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. He seemed to have little hope after capture and believed he would never return alive. Died 31 Dec 1864 at Florence, SC. Buried in the Florence National Cemetery as an unknown.

GRISEWOOD, John "Thomas" - Private. Enlisted 22 Nov `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 22. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Deserted 15 Dec `61. Merrill's History of the 24th Battery says- "While in Washington he and the Duryee boys deserted and he is reported to have gone to California." Although the records carry the name as "Tom" his old neighboring farmer friends claim his name was "John." Roy Grisewood

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HALLEDAY, George - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 8 Oct `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 24. No further record.

HARDEN, James -  Corporal. Enlisted as a Private 13 Aug `62 from Java, Wyoming Co., NY. Promoted to Corporal in 1864. Discharged 30 June `65.

HARMON, John C. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 30 Sept `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 18. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Also borne as Harmond.

HARRINGTON, Michael - Private. Enlisted 9 Nov `61 at Clarkson, Monroe Co., NY at age 42.  Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Discharged for disability 5 June `62 at New Bern, NC.

HART, Charles - Private.Date and place of enlistment and muster in not stated. Joined battery 12 Oct `64 at Roanoke Island, NC. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

HASTINGS, Frederick Emons - 1st Lieutenant. Born 27 Aug 1841 in Mt. Morris, NY; the son of George & Mary Catharine (Seymour) Hastings. Enrolled 1 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 20. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Private. Mustered out 24 Jan 1864 at Plymouth, NC. Frederick after the war went into the mercantile business in Mt. Morris, NY. Died 11 Feb 1920 at Austin, Texas.

HASTINGS, George Seymour - 1st Lieutenant. Born 24 Sept 1836 in Mt. Morris, NY; the son of George & Mary Catharine (Seymour) Hastings. Graduated Hamilton College in 1857. In 1861 moved from Oswego to Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, where he engaged in the practice of law. Married Helen Ames. Enrolled at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY on 26 Aug `62 at age 25. Mustered in 4 Sept `62. Commissioned 1st Lieut. 13 Sept. `62 with rank from 30 Aug `62. While at Plymouth, he was detailed as Judge-Advocate of the Sub-District of the Albemarle. George's wife was present with him at Plymouth, NC. When the fighting began at Plymouth on the 17th of April `64, she boarded the steamer Massasoit which took non-combatants to Roanoke Island, NC. George was captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. After the surrender at Plymouth he was sent to Macon, GA and remained there until Aug `64. While there he made two attempts to escape, both of which were frustrated just when success seemed assured. "The first was by means of a tunnel constructed with infinite labor during the night time, the only implements being a pair of hands, a broken gate-hinge and a jack-knife. The period of construction was six weeks, length of tunnel forty feet, ventilation imperfect, caliber just sufficient for one person who had subsisted on Confederate diet for six months. The second scheme resulted in the escape of all engaged in it, with the exception of Colonel Hastings." In August while enroute from Macon to Charleston his escape was successful - "he traveled for four nights through the heart of Georgia, and was finally held up by one John Jackson, a Georgia planter, aided by three hounds and one black man. His possession of a map of the country was regarded as positive proof of his being a spy. He was sent in irons to the city of Savannah, held for a few hours in the cell of a jail, but was finally restored to the so-called rights of a prisoner of war." He spent a month in sultry Savannah, two weeks in the filthy jail yard at Charleston, SC and 5 days in the prison camp near Columbia. "On October 11, 1864, with four New York officers, he succeeded in running the guard-line of a military prison camp in Columbia, S. C. After thirty-four days of adventure, with constant vigils and many narrow escapes from capture, the entire party reached the Union lines at an outpost near Knoxville, Tenn." Reported to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Discharged 28 Dec `64. "As he was making preparations to return to the field he received a telegram from Governor Fenton, which resulted in his appointment, first, as military secretary of the Governor of New York, and shortly afterward as private secretary." He resided in the city of Albany from January 1865 to September 1868 when he relocated to New York City and practiced law. He later relocated to Morristown, NJ. After his wife, Helen, died in 1873, he married Harriett Mills Southworth. George died 8 May 1920. Mimi Hastings Shelton

HATHAWAY, Charles - Private. Born 1841. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 21. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 12 June 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 1891.

HINTON, William H. - Corporal. Enlisted & mustered in as a Private 1 Oct `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 24. Promoted to Corporal, 22 May `65. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

HOLLISTER, Benjamin H. - Private. Born 1840 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Enlisted 28 Aug `62 at Perry, NY, at age 22.  Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. He was at Andersonville from May 1, to Sept. 1 when he was removed to Charleston and kept in the hospital until Nov. 28. He was then paroled with the first 10,000 sick. Paroled 30 Nov `64 at Savannah, GA. After a furlough he reported in a weakened condition, had typhoid fever and was unconscious for 31 days. He was then discharged. Mustered out 23 May `65 at Jarvis United States General Hospital, Baltimore, MD. Following the war he lived in Wellsville manufacturing sash and blinds. He then moved to Perry and spent the remainder of his life here. He married Alice D. Macken and was last of the Perry Andersonville survivors. He was employed in a Perry saw mill and Guy Shaw who worked beside him for years says he never heard him mention the war and didn't know he had been in the service until one day a comrade whom Hollister had befriended in Andersonville came into the shop looking for him. In Merrill's History of the 24th Battery he tells how Hollister dropped his false teeth in a stream they were crossing and insisted upon the entire battery stopping to look for them. His mates refused to hunt and kidded him unmercifully for sometime while he was "gumming it" before he could get a new plate. A son Walter lived in Perry and was employed in the Robeson Cutlery factory. A grandson, _____ Hollister was a meter reader for the NY State Gas and Electric Co. in Perry and a member of Troop ___ of Geneseo, NY. Hollister was one of the old veterans who never affiliated with any G.A.R. Post. He did not approve of the Post being run by men who had seen very little if any service. He died 23 Feb 1922 in Perry , NY and is buried in Perry's Hope Cemetery.

HOLMAN, George A. - Private. Enlisted 28 Sept `61 at Hague, Warren Co., NY at age 18. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Paroled from the Florence Stockade 13 Dec `64 at Charleston, SC. Reported 19 Dec `64 to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

HOMAN, Charles H. - Private. Enlisted 26 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 26. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Was in and out of the hospital until arriving at Plymouth, NC. He was invalided to Newark, NJ and underwent treatment for chronic diarrhea. Discharged 29 June `63. Transferred 1 Jan `65 to Co. G, 11th Veteran Reserve Corps. Was then sent to Point Lookout to guard prisoners until close of war. Also served in the 136th Co., 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps. At close of war returned to Perry and with another veteran, Charles Sweet conducted a meat market. A daughter Dorah taught in Perry School and married Robert Stainton. They and their sons lived in Buffalo. Another daughter married John N. Austin and lived in Kenmore where he conducted a real estate business. Although Homan's name does not appear on the John P. Robinson (Post) roll, it is believed from the minutes he was connected with the Post at one time. Charles died 4 June 1916 at Bath, NY and is buried in Hope Cemetery, Perry.

HORTON, Charles - Private. Enlisted 5 Sept `63 at Albany, Albany Co., NY at age 28. Mustered in 5 Sept `64. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

HOSFORD, William F. - Corporal. Born 1842. Enlisted & mustered in 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 20 as a Private. He left Perry Academy to enlist and was an excellent student and studied hard. Promoted to Corporal. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Kept jolly all the time he was in Andersonville. He was seized with malignant fever, removed to the hospital and died within a few days of Typhus Fever on 24 June 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 2443 or 2445. Listed as William S. Hosford.

HOYT, Wilber M. - No. 1 Gunner. Enlisted 29 Aug 62 at Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY at age 22. Mustered in 30 Aug 62 as a Private. Wounded 18 April 64 by a premature discharge while loading a shell in defense of Fort Williams at Plymouth, NC. One arm was shot off, the other arm shattered and his face & body were burned. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth. Died 23 April 1864 due to his wounds at Plymouth, NC. Buried initially at Plymouth, NC. Removed to New Bern National Cemetery, NC. Plot # 972. Also have death dates of 26 April & 2 May 1864. Headstone

HUBBARD, Horace - Private. Enlisted 16 Nov `61 at Ticonderoga, Essex Co., NY at age 23. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Died 7 Feb 1862 at Kalorama Hospital, Washington, DC.

HUGHSON, Wallace E. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 1 Oct `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 22. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

HUMPHREY, Arthur - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 22 Sept `64 at Copake, Columbia Co., NY at age 19. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

HUMPHREY, Charles N. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 29 Sept `64 at Kingston, Ulster Co., NY at age 19. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

HUNTER, Jr., Edwin H. - Private. Enlisted & mustered 18 Feb `62 at Washington, DC. Promoted 14 April `62 to Corporal. Reduced in rank. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 15 July 1864 of Typhus fever at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 3365. Also borne as Husted & Edward J. Hunter

HURLBURT, Edwin T. M. - Corporal. Born 1828. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Warsaw, Wyoming Co., NY at age 34.  Mustered in 30 Aug `62 as a Private. Promoted Corporal prior to 30 April `63. Reduced, date not stated. Hurlburt says, "I was at New Berne and the terrible fight at Foster's Mills, and did as much retreating as any of them." He was detailed as clerk in the engineers office at New Bern and missed the battle of Plymouth 9 days later. Mustered out 23 May `65 at Beaufort, NC. After the war Hurlburt graduated from the Buffalo Medical School, settled one year in Ridgeway, NY and then located permanently in Hannibal, NY in 1867. He died 13 April 1915 at Petalume, CA. Also borne as Edwin T. M. Hurlbut.

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JACKSON, Daniel - see Henry RAYMOND.

JOHNS, James - Private. Enlisted 2 Sept `64 at Seneca, Seneca Co., NY at age 44. Mustered in 20 March `65. Mustered out 9 May `65 at Elmira, NY.

JOHNSON, George B. - Corporal. Born 1827. Married 7 Aug 1854 to Sarah J. Swain in Genesee, Wyoming Co., NY. Sarah died 1 Nov 1860, leaving one son, John M. Johnson. George enrolled 1 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 34. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Corporal. Reduced, date not stated. Was intellectually strong and just as advanced in his ideas. Promoted to Corporal 23 July `63. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Detailed to work in the hospital at Andersonville. He gradually began to succumb to chronic diarrhea and disposed of his belongings and made a will. Died 21 Sept 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 9495.

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KEENEY, George W. - Private. Born 1844. Enlisted 27 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 18. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. He lived an exceptionally clean life. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA and taken with diarrhea soon after entering the stockade. A surgeon prescribed an opiate but through some misunderstanding the nurse gave him an overdose and he never awakened. Died 20 May 1864 of Typhus Fever at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 1250. He was the second member of the battery to die at Andersonville. His sister Kate, who married William Hill of the 89th NY, wrote a beautiful poem in his memory. Also borne as Kenney.

KEITH, George Harrison - Private. Enlisted 16 Nov `61 at Albany, Albany Co., NY at age 19 from Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Died 2 Nov 1862 of disease at Newport Barracks, N.C.

KELLOGG, George W. - Corporal. Enlisted 13 Nov `61 at New York City at age 28. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as Corporal. Reduced to the ranks 11 June `62. Re-enlisted 2 Jan `64. Discharged 5 Jan `64 by promotion to 2nd Lieutenant, Third NY Battery.

KETCHAM, Richmond A. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 30 Sept `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 20. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

KING, Sylvanus - Private. Son of Cyrus & Lucinda King. Enlisted 15 Oct `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 18. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 13 Sept 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 8738.

KNOWLDEN, Henry C. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 12 April `64 at Tarrytown, Albany Co., NY at age 20. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Also borne as Knowlton.

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LAPHAM, Horace - Private.  Brother of Ledra. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, at age 31. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 at Buffalo, NY. Discharged 7 May `63 for disability at New Bern, NC. After the war lived in Geneseo, Livingston Co., NY. Died 25 Sept 1904. Last residence reported to the pension department was Lansing, Ingham Co., MI.

LAPHAM, Ledra H. - Private. Brother of Horace. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, at age 26. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 at Buffalo, NY. Captured  20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC.  Ledra was not a rugged boy but patient through all his Andersonville experiences. Died 5 Aug 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4871. Name listed as Ledratt H. Lapham.

LAWLER, Edward - Private. Enlisted 20 Oct `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 20. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Deserted 7 Dec `61 at Albany, NY.

LEE, Abram - Private. Born 1840, son of Thomas & Rhoda (Osborne) Lee. Rhoda died in 1841. Thomas re-married to Betsey Morey. Abram enrolled 3 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 21. Mustered in 26 Oct `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 14 June 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 1944. Name listed as Abraham, Lee.

LEE, Jay E. - Captain. Born 27 Dec 1833. Married 14 June 1859 to Harriett Lansing Hastings, sister of 1st Lieut. George Hastings. Lee was the young Perry lawyer who organized part of the 24th Battery and became the Captain. Enlisted 21 Oct `61 at Perry, NY, at age 27. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Commissioned Captain on 9 Dec 1861, with rank from 26 Oct 1861. While in the service he had a bad hemorrhage of the lungs as the result of exposure. He resigned and was sent home 13 June `63 while the battery was at Plymouth. Lee was not what could be called a popular officer and at one time was tried by court martial and acquitted. He was a very able officer and was brevetted Major and Lieu. Col. of volunteers. Soon after his resignation he went to California for his health. In Jan of 1866 he was appointed Lieut. Col. on Gen. Fenley's staff. Later he practiced law in Jacksonville, FL. The Memorial History of Mt. Morris says-"Following the war Capt. Lee was for 3 years in charge of the NY State Bureau of Pension Claims in Washington, D.C." He returned to Mt. Morris to practice law but his health failed as the result of his war experience and later died 11 Oct 1873 at St. Paul, MN. When the Mt. Morris GAR Post was organized on July 19, 1882, it was named the J. E. Lee Post No. 281. Capt. Lee is buried in Mt. Morris where his marker on Lot 33 Plot 1 bears the following inscription. "Jay E. Lee, Captain, NY Vols. Born Dec. 27, 1833 and gave his life for his country Oct. 11, 1873."

LENT, Abram - Private. Born 1820. Married 1 jan 1848 to Catherine M Terry. Enrolled 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 42. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 at Buffalo, NY. A good bookkeeper and a great hand to sit around the fire at camp and talk of the good times he had at Perry. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC and failed rapidly after reaching Andersonville. He was insensible for sometime before he died 29 June 1864 of Pneumonia at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 2686.

LEONARD, Francis - Corporal. Enlisted 16 Nov `61 at Albany, Albany Co., NY, at age 25. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Corporal. Reduced in rank, date not stated. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled and transferred to Annapolis, MD. re-joined Battery 26 Jan `65.  "He joined the Company at Coanjock Bridge early in May, 1865, looking fat and healthy, a neat tidy soldier." Transferred to Battery L, Third Artillery, 28 May `65. Buried in St. Agnes' Cemetery in Menands (just north of Albany), NY. Bill Schreiner

LLOYD, Harlan P. - 1st Sergeant. Born 1838. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 24. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 as a Private. Promoted to Sergeant 1 Nov `62; 1st Sergeant 6 Jan `63. Discharged 23 March `64 for promotion. Enrolled as Captain of Co. A, 22nd NY Cavalry. Married Hattie G. Raymond.

LOOMIS, Hiram E. - Private. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY at age 22. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA; Charleston & Florence, SC. Paroled from Florence Stockade 6 Dec `64 at Charleston, SC. Reported 15 Dec `64 to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Married 25 Oct `65 to Annie W. Sweetman.

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MAREAU, Charles A. - Private. Enlisted 28 Aug `62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, at age 19. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 29 Oct 1864 at Florence, SC. Buried in the Florence National Cemetery as an unknown. Also listed as Marean.

MARRIN, Connor - Private. Enlisted 21 Nov `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 22. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Was invalided home with dropsy of the liver. Discharged for disability 17 Feb `63 at New Bern, NC. Was afterwards reported to be with his brother in California. Died 3 March 1883 in San Francisco, CA.

MARRIN, Patrick - Private. Enlisted 21 Nov `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 25. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 12 Jan `64. Wounded & captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC.  Patrick was severely wounded when struck by six bullets at Plymouth. One lodged in his ankle and always remained there, causing him a great deal of trouble in later years. When wounded he started for the hospital with crutches made out of a couple of boards. On the way the rebels took his shoes, hat and coat. At Andersonville he made himself so useful he was retained until exchanged on 20 Nov  1864 at Savannah, GA. Rejoined battery 26 Jan `65. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. After the war he lived in Perry for a time. Died 29 Sept 1897 at Springfield, IL.

MARTIN, Hector C. - Quartermaster Sergeant. Married Martha Lavander 21 Oct 1861 at Warsaw, Wyoming Co., NY. Enrolled 12 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 24. Mustered in 26 Oct `61 as a Bugler. Promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant prior to 30 April `63. Reduced 31 Oct `63. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 14 Sept 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 5086.

McCLAIR, Jerry - Corporal. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY at age 35. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 as a Private. Promoted to Corporal prior to 30 April `63. Discharged 23 July `63 by promotion to 2nd Lieutenant of the 2nd NC Colored Cavalry.

McCRARY, Charles L. - Private. Brother of Orrin & William McCrary. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY at age 22. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Discharged 29 May `63 for disability at New Bern, NC.

McCRARY, Orrin S. - Private. Brother of Charles & William McCrary. Enlisted 9 Sept `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 26. Mustered in 10 Sept `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 3 Nov 1864 at Florence, SC. Probably buried at Florence National Cemetery as an unknown, although one account says he died at Andersonville, GA. Death date is correct for Florence. A possible memorial marker for O. S. McCrary buried at Riverview Cemetery, Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY.

McCRARY, William A. - Corporal. Brother of Charles & Orrin McCrary. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 30. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 as a Private. Promoted to Corporal, date not stated. Reduced 22 June 22 `63. Died 12 Aug 1863 of disease at Plymouth, NC.

McCRINK, James -  Private. Enlisted 22 Dec `63 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 20. Mustered in 22 Dec `63. Arrived at Plymouth, NC just before the battle. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Charleston Race Course, SC. Died 26 Sep 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Charleston. Name appears on marble tablet at Beaufort National Cemetery as being reinterred from the Charleston Race Course.

McCRINK, John - Private. Married 15 Aug 1857 to Margaret Farrell. Enrolled 28 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 35. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. John was a typical Irishman. His tongue wagged ceaselessly and he could exaggerate his stories beautifully. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Sent to Andersonville and ended up in the hospital. He kept sending for his friends, saying he was going to die. A priest finally came but John was unconscious before his arrival. He died 19 Aug 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 6203. C. M. Norton, 1st MI Cavalry, a hospital assistant, states his death as 11 Aug 1864. Margaret relocate to Lucas Co., OH.

McDONALD, Archibald - Corporal. The son of George & Jane McDonald. Enrolled & Mustered In 25 Nov `61 at New York City at age 23. Mustered in as a Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Promoted to Corporal 14 April `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 16 Sept 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 8969. Also borne as Archabb McDonald.

McEWEN, George W. "Mack" - Private. Enlisted 2 Oct `61 at Ticonderoga, Essex Co., NY at age 36. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. In charge of the cook house. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64 at Plymouth, NC. Deserted 4 April `64 while on veteran furlough.

McGUIRE, James - Private. Brother of Thomas & Michael McGuire. Enlisted 24 Feb `64 at Gainesville, Wyoming Co., NY; a 20 year old Farmer. Mustered in 2 March `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 5 March `65 at N.E. Ferry, Wilmington, NC. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Discharged 13 June `65 for disability from McDougall General Hospital, New York Harbor.

McGUIRE, Michael - Private. Brother of Thomas and James McGuire. Enlisted & mustered in 22 March `64 at Gainesville, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 22. Died 20 Sept 1864 of disease at New Bern, NC. Memorial marker in the Old Catholic Cemetery, Portageville, Wyoming Co., NY states that he died 16 Nov 1864 at the age of 22 at Roanoke Island, NC.

McGUIRE, Thomas - Private. Brother of James & Michael McGuire. Enlisted 1 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64 at Plymouth, NC. Due to an illness while on veteran's furlough, he arrived too late to take part in the Battle of Plymouth and was not captured. He arrived at Roanoke Island, NC on 20 April 1864. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Discharged 1 Aug `65 at McDougall General Hospital, New York Harbor, as of the 24th Battery.

McKNIGHT, Joseph R. - Private. Enlisted 15 Sept `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY at age 35. No further record.

McNINCH, Henry - Private. Enlisted 19 Dec `63 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, at age 18. Mustered in 5 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. He was sent to Andersonville and one report says he was removed to Florence where he died. War record states he died in Charleston, SC. about the 16th or 30th of Sept. 1864 at Charleston. Also listed as Henry Eninch.

McVEY, James S. - Private. Enlisted 25 Sept `62 at New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY at age 21. Mustered in 25 Sept `62. Discharged 7 Oct `63 at New Bern, NC by promotion to 1st Lieutenant, Third New York Artillery.

MEADE, George F. H.- Private. Enlisted 17 Dec `63 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, at age 18. Mustered in 5 Jan `64. Meade was one of the 4 members of the Battery to be killed outright on 20 April 1864 at Plymouth, NC. Also borne as George M. or N. Mead.

MERRILL, Julian Wheaton - Sergeant. Son of Cyrus Merrill. Enlisted & mustered in as a Private 30 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 21. Promoted to Sergeant prior to 30 April `63. Reduced 18 Feb `64. Was Sergeant and Quartermaster of the Battery at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. He was a month in the stockade and was then sent to the hospital, recovered and worked there. He was for a short time at Millen a prison inmate, paroled for exchange 20 Nov `64 at Savannah, GA and reached the Federal lines with little clothing, penniless and hungry. He remained in Gen. Mulford's office on the flagship New York for a month. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Mustered out 8 Sept `65 at New York City, as of 24th Battery. After the war Merrill was with the United States Telegraph Co. for a year and in Mar 1866 was elected Secretary of the North American Life Insurance Co. In May of 1869 elected Vice President and sent to California to restore his health which his war experiences had nearly ruined. He was married April 25, 1867 and was located in New York for many years. During the early days of the war Mr. Merrill, Charles Clark and Charles Dolbeer were the society lions of Perry's younger set. Merrill lived in the old homestead at 17 Leicester St. He was one of the leading scholars in the Perry Academy which probably accounts for his qualities of leadership and his outstanding intelligence which became so much in evidence during and after the war. During the time he was in Andersonville he seems to have been the guiding genius and it was to him the boys looked for leadership and support. At the time Lincoln was running for President against George McClellan, an informal election was held in the prison stockade Nov. 4, 1864. In S. M. Pike's account he says - "The meeting opened by the singing of the "National anthem" and "Columbia the Gem of the Ocean" conducted by J. W. Merrill. Speeches were made for both men. The choir under the direction of J. W. Merrill sang "The star Spangled Banner" "Hail Columbia and Home Sweet Home and Rally round the Flag." At the election J. W. Merrill was one of the 8 ballot clerks. At 6 P.M. the result was announced. Lincoln received 945 and McClellan 795." In 1870, Mr. Merrill wrote the History of the 24th NY Battery and produced a very creditable and worthwhile book. It has become very valuable from a historic standpoint.  In 1867, Mr. Merrill married a Miss Morgan of the J. Pierpont Morgan family, and that connection undoubtedly accounts for his rapid rise in the service of the North American Life Insurance Co. He died in the Gowanda Insane Asylum in 1912. He enlisted in Perry but is undoubtedly is buried in Gainesville, NY.

MILLER, George - Private. Enlisted 23 Oct `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY, at age 22. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 3 March `65. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Died 1913 and buried at La Grange, NY.

MINER, J. Giles - Private. Enlisted 3 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 40. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. He was a shrewd sutler in the camp and a good business man. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 5 Aug 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4771. Name listed as Guile J. Miner.

MONROE, Darius H. - Private. Enlisted 28 Sept `61 at Hague, Warren Co., NY at age 18. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Discharged 7 April `63 for disability at New Bern, NC.

MOSHER, Marion R. - Private. Enlisted 22 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 19. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA; Charleston & Florence, SC. Paroled 26 Feb `65 at N.E. Ferry, NC. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Married 11 May 1865 to Rosettie Lewis. He died 4 July 1890 at Pike, NY. Also borne as Marrin R. Mosher.

MURRAY, William Robert - Sergeant. Enlisted 14 Dec `61 at Washington, DC at age 27. Mustered in on 14 Dec `61 as a Private into the 23d NY Battery. Transferred to this battery 14 Jan `62. Promoted to 1st Sergeant 16 Jan `62. Left company in Jan `62 and went to New York, NY until 2 June `64 when he was arrested for desertion. Court Martial and returned to battery on 22 Nov `64. Reduced in rank to Private. Promoted to Sergeant 1 April `65. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

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NEWCOMBE, Lucius S. - Sergeant. Son of William Orson & Eliza P. (Bathrick) Newcombe. Enlisted 22 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 17. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Bugler. Promoted 22 June `63 to Corporal. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Promoted 18 Feb `64 to Sergeant. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Arrived at Andersonville on 1 May `64.  Transferred to Charleston, SC on 10 Sept `64 and then Florence, SC on 10 Oct `64. Paroled 26 Feb `65 at N.E. Ferry, Wilmington, NC. Mustered in as 2nd Lieut. to date 28 Jan `65. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Commissioned 2nd Lieut. 28 Jan `65, with rank from 10 Jan `65. Discharged 7 July `65. Married Aurelia Austin. Died 13 Oct 1887 at Auburn, Placer Co., CA.

NEWTON, Riley J. - Private. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY at age 31. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 at Buffalo, NY. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 4 Aug 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4469.

NICHOLS, Samuel - Corporal. Enlisted 11 Oct `61 at Clarkson, Monroe Co., NY at age 22. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Private. Promoted to Corporal prior to April `63. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Reduced same date. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 11 Dec `64. Died 21 Dec 1864 in United States General Hospital, Annapolis, MD.

NICHOLS, William P. - Private. Enlisted 9 Nov `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA. Paroled 16 Dec `64 at Charleston, SC. Died 26 Jan 1865 while home on furlough.

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ODELL, Thomas P. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 13 Oct `64 at New York City at age 31. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

OTIS, Charles W. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 12 Oct `64 at Royalton, NY at age 18. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

OTIS, Franklin D. - Corporal. Enlisted 21 Oct `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. He possessed the esteem and respect of all who knew him. Died 5 April 1863 of congestive chill at the Post Hospital, Plymouth, NC.

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PAGE, Henry C. -  Quartermaster Sergeant. The son of the local Perry, Wyoming Co., NY newspaper editor. He took an active part in mustering men for Captain Lee's Company. Enlisted 1 Oct `61, at age 27 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Quartermaster-Sergeant, to serve three years. Reduced  to the rank of Sergeant; date not stated. Discharged 7 June `62 for disability at New Bern, NC. Enlisted again 23 Nov `63 at New York City, to serve three years. He was the war correspondent for his father's paper the Wyoming Times, published in Perry and much of the news received from the front came from him. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. He was at Andersonville and Millen prisons and acted as clerk for Gen. Mulford on the Steamship New York for a month. Paroled 20 Nov `64 at Savannah, GA. Arrived 19 Dec `64 at Camp Parole, MD. Rejoined battery 28 Feb `65. Promoted 1 March `65 to Quartermaster-Sergeant. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. After the war he taught school in 2 or 3 towns in Missouri and then began practicing law at Maysville, DeKalb Co., MO. He died 8 Feb 1883 in Huron, Beedle Co., SD. Joel Hanson

PAGE, William N. -  Private. Married 27 Sept 1862 to Jennie A Peck of West Bloomfield, NY. Enlisted at New Hartford, NY at age 25. Detailed to work in the quartermaster's department at New Bern, NC. Went north in April `63 and organized a company for the 11th NY Artillery. Was promoted to 2nd Lieut. in the 4th NY Artillery.

PARMELE, Oliver G. - Private. Enlisted 9 Nov `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

PATTERSON, William - Private. Enlisted 19 Feb `64 at West Sparta, Livingston Co., NY at age 21. Mustered in 25 Feb `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 1 March `65 at N.E. Ferry, Wilmington, NC. Reported 14 March `65 to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Mustered out 29 June `65 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY., as of this battery.

PERKINS, James W. "Peter" - Private. Enlisted from Cuylerville, Livingston Co., NY. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, at age 22. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 29 Aug 1864 of Scorbutus at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 7172. Also listed as Joseph W. Perkins.

PHELAN, Charles T. - Private. Enlisted 29 Sept `61 at Albany, Albany Co., NY at age 18. Mustered in Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 10 Dec `64 at Charleston, SC. Reported 16 Dec `64 to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Mustered out 12 June `65 at Annapolis, MD, as of this battery. Married Avis Dater on July 6th, 1868.

PIPER, Albert - Private. Born about 1847 in New York, son of James & Ruth Piper. Enlisted 15 Feb `64 at age 20 from Castile, Wyoming Co., NY. Mustered in 22 Feb `64. Captured 20 April 1864 at Plymouth, NC. Died 24 Nov 1864 at Florence, SC. Buried in Florence National Cemetery as an unknown. Cecilia Barton-Murrah 

PIPER, George W. - Private. Born about 1845 in New York, son of James & Ruth Piper. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 at Buffalo, Erie Co., NY. Captured at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Charleston, SC. Died of Chronic Diarrhea 3 Dec 1864 at Charleston, SC. Reinterred at Beaufort National Cemetery, SC as T. W. Pipe and buried as an unknown. Name appears on marble tablet at Beaufort National Cemetery. Cecilia Barton-Murrah 

PRATT, Philander - Private. Born 1841, the son of Rodolphus & Henrietta T. Pratt. Phillander was single and worked at home on the farm until July 24, 1859 when he went to Fowlerville, NY to learn the trade of machinist. He remained there till March 12, 1862. Enlisted 26 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 20. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. A quiet, unassuming man and one of the most useful at carpenter work. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 22 Aug 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 6455. 

PRINCE, William - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 4 Oct `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 18. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

PURDY, Silas R. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 29 Sept `64 at Kingston, Ulster Co., NY at age 18. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

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QUINN, John - Private. Enlisted 21 Nov `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 24. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. At Washington where the battery was embarking for New Bern, NC, Quinn took part in a fight when a big bully was picking on one of his smaller comrades. The bully drew a knife and stabbed Quinn several times. Quinn wrenched the knife away and badly wounded the bully. Both were dangerously hurt and sent to the hospital. Neither ever returned for duty. Discharged for disability 28 May `62 at Carver Hospital, Washington, DC. Quinn went to Portageville, NY after the war. Died 9 Oct 1902 at 547 Franklin St., Cleveland, Ohio.

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RANKIN, Erastus - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 7 Oct `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 26. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

RATHBONE, Sidney S. - Private. Enlisted 3 Oct `61 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 44 or 46. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. His comrades remembered him as a jolly old ambulance driver. Discharged for disability 10 Oct `62 at Newport Barracks, NC.

RAWSON, Porter D. - Artificer. Married 8 Sept 1857 to Lucy C. Matteson. Enrolled 26 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 30. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 as a Private. An eccentric genius from Perry. Appointed Artificer 4 Nov `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive in Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Removed from the Florence stockade and sent to the hospital outside of the stockade. Died 8 Dec 1864 of disease while enroute from Florence to Charleston, SC to be paroled. Also borne as Peter D. Rawson. Lucy re-married 29 Sept 1866 to Abner T. Hartwell at Paw Paw, Van Buren Co., Michigan.

RAYMOND, Henry - Private & Company Clerk. First enlisted in April `61 in the 2nd NY Infantry. Discharged 26 May 1863. Re-enlisted 7 Sept `64 at Albany, NY in the 6th NY Heavy Artillery. Against his wishes he was transferred, along with Daniel Jackson and others, into the 9th Heavy Artillery. Daniel Jackson jumped overboard and deserted at Fortress Monroe, VA. Henry Raymond took the name of Daniel Jackson and enlisted in the 24th Battery instead of going to the 9th Battery. Raymond's alias was discovered and when his case was explained, he was sent to the 6th Heavy Artillery with a recommendation for pardon.

RICH, Thurmon - Private. Enlisted 28 Sept `61 at Hague, Warren Co., NY at age 19. Mustered in as a Private 7 Dec `61, to serve three years. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64 at Plymouth, NC. Married while on furlough. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 8 July 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 3077. Also borne as Thurmon D. Rich. 

RICHARDS, Albert - Private. Born 4 June 1832 in Claremont, NH, the son of Edward & Sally (Densmore) Richards. He was married 5 Oct 1854 in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY to Eleanor A. Wilcox, born 26 April 1835 in Warsaw, Wyoming Co., the daughter of Jerome Wilcox. They were married by Eben Francis, a Universalist pastor. Albert enlisted 1 Oct `61 at Perry, NY at age 29. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as an Artificer, to serve three years. In 1862 he accompanied Capt. Lee and his sister on a visit to Bull Run battlefield. While on a scout off Newport Barracks he discovered the sawmill that became so useful to the Battery. Reduced, date not stated. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA, Charleston & Florence, SC. While in Florence he had nothing to eat for three days and had meat to eat only three times during his stay. Paroled from Florence Stockade 10 Dec `64 at Charleston, SC. Sent to St. John's Hospital at Annapolis, MD. Sent home on a furlough. It was at this time he was carried off the train on a pillow - a mere skeleton. Later he returned to the battery when recovered. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Mustered out at Syracuse, NY. Discharged July 17, 1865. After the war Richards lived in Perry and for many years ran the steamer Gypsy carrying picnic parties on Silver Lake. Albert joined the John P. Robinson GAR Post 101 on 21 Aug 1897. His widow Eleanor Richards gave the bulletin board that stands in front of the Universalist church. In later years her daughter, Nettie, married an actor, Frederick Rashland. They came to Perry and took the mother back with them to New York City. It is alleged they were looking for what little money the mother might have. At any rate, the poor little woman was found deserted on a doorstep a few days later by a former Perry boy who saw that she was placed in the Oxford Home where she died a few years later on 10 Aug 1925 at the age of 90. The Richards lived in a little house at 37 Lake St. and is where Mr. Richards died on 16 Oct 1917. Both are buried in Hope Cemetery at Perry.

RICHARDS, Elias - Corporal. Enlisted 10 Sept `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 23. Mustered in 10 Sept `62 as a Private. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 21 April `65 at Vicksburg, MS. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Mustered out 12 July `65 at Rochester, NY as of the 24th Battery. After the war was in the employ of the Erie R.R. at Hornell. Died 29 Jan 1911 at Sisterville, WV.

RICHARDSON, Orlando - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 18 Aug `64 at Avon, Livingston Co., NY, at age 32. He was a "queer specimen of humanity" and during the hottest weather wore two suits of clothes to keep warm. Sergt. Russell was in charge of him with instructions to make a soldier of him if possible, and although Russell had 14 years experience in the regular army he gave up the job in despair. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

ROACH, William - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 28 March `64 at Gainesville, Wyoming Co., NY at age 22. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Also borne as Reach.

ROBINSON, Adolphus - Private. Enlisted 11 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Discharged 15 July `65. Went from Perry but it is not known whether he ever returned to this village.

ROOD, Le Grand D. - Private. Enlisted 28 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 19. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 7 June 1864 of Pneumonia at Andersonville, GA. Also borne as Le Grand D. Reed and Dr. Le Grand Rood. Grave # 1735. The morning the boys left for the front he called on Pembroke Safford at his home. The two had been inseparable thru life - had played together as children and attended school together. As Pembroke came out of the house he stepped over to the well and remarked. "I'll never see this place again." Both were captured at Plymouth and taken to Andersonville. Rood died on June 7, 1864 and Stafford on June 12. A marker has been erected to Rood in Hope Cemetery in Perry but he was buried at Andersonville. C. M. Norton, 1st MI Cavalry, a hospital assistant, states his death as 10 June 1864.

ROOT, Hiram - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 10 Oct `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 19. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

ROOT, Stephen P. - Private. Enlisted 13 Oct `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64 at Plymouth, NC. Married 22 March 1864 to Marion F. Murch at Waverly, Van Buren Co., Michigan. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Charleston, SC. Died 27 Sept 1864 of Pneumonia at Charleston, SC. Also borne as Samuel Root.

ROWELL, Solon - Private. Enlisted 4 Oct `61 at Clarkson, Monroe Co., NY at age 37. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Reduced 16 Jan `62. Discharged 7 April `63 for disability at Utica, NY.

RUSSELL, Enoch J. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 6 Oct `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 24. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

RUSSELL, John - Sergeant. Enlisted & mustered in as a Private 27 Sept `64 at Hillsdale, Columbia Co., NY (or Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., NY) at age 24. Promoted to Corporal 18 Nov `64 & Sergeant 25 Nov `64. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

RUSSELL, John A. - Private. Enlisted 15 Oct `61 at Ticonderoga, Essex Co., NY. Re-enlisted Jan `64 at Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled. Rejoined the company in May `65 at Coanjock Station. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

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SACKETT, Walter T. - Private. Enlisted 20 Sept `64 at Albany, Albany Co., NY at age 19. Mustered in 21 Sept `64. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. 

SAFFORD, Pembroke J. - Private. Son of Amos & Lydia Safford. He was from the Buffalo Corners District near Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Enlisted 28 Aug `62 at Perry, NY, at age 19. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 12 June 1864 of Dysentery at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 1880. He was not rugged and died soon. His picture appears in Robert's History of Perry. He and his boyhood chum Le Grande Rood died within 5 days of each other. A marker to his memory stands in the Perry Center Cemetery. Gary Safford

SANFORD, Lyman J. - Corporal. Enlisted 28 Nov `61 at Albany, Albany Co., NY at age 23. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

SECOR, Andrew J. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 24 March `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 18. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

SHANK, Laban H. - Private. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY; a 25 year old Carpenter. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 at Buffalo, NY. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 14 Aug 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 5645. Listed as Latar H. Shank.

SHELL, John - Private. Enlisted 10 Oct `61 at Clarkson, Monroe Co., NY at age 41. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Discharged for disability 24 April `62 at Washington, DC.

SHEPPARD, Nelson - Private. Cook. Enlisted 11 May `63 as a colored Cook at Plymouth, NC. Mustered in 19 Oct `63 as a Private. Captured 20 April 20 `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Plymouth, NC and was punished for being a guide during several Union raids. Afterwards was sent to Tarboro and then to Weldon, NC where he made his escape. Reported to the battery on 8 Feb `65. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

SHERMAN, Seymour M. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 2 April `64 at Fourth District, New York at age 39. Died 9 Aug 1864 at Foster General hospital, New Bern, NC. Barbara Trott

SHIRLEY, Phares - Private. Born in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Enlisted 25 Aug `62 at Perry, NY, at age 22. Mustered in 10 Sept `62 at Buffalo, NY. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. He was detailed for hospital duty at Andersonville. On the morning of 21 May `64 Shirley called on J. W. Merrill and held quite a long visit. Soon after reaching his own tent he fell dead of heart disease. It was a shock to his comrades for he was universally liked and kind and attentive to all. He was considered one of Perry's promising young men - clean in every way. Merrill clipped a lock of his hair and sent it to his mother. Official record states he died 23 June 1864 of Dysentery in the hospital at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 2340. Listed as Phares Shurley.

SHOCKENEY, Timothy F. - Private. Enlisted 28 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 25. Mustered in 30 Aug `62. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 11 Sept 1864 of Scorbutus at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 8595. Also listed as Timothy F. Shockney, Shockency & Shockensey

SMITH, Charles - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 8 Feb `62 at Washington, DC. Deserted 20 March `62 at Washington, DC.

SMITH, James W. - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 29 Sept `64 at Kingston, Ulster Co., NY at age 18. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

SMITH, Mason C. - Corporal. In Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, he had been considered a fine lad, taking a great interest in prayer meetings and Sunday School. He had completed a year in Hamilton College when he enlisted. Enlisted 28 Aug `62 at Perry, NY, at age 22. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 as a Private. Promoted to Corporal 18 Feb `64. Reduced, date not stated. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Taken to Andersonville, where he was taken with typhoid fever, his mind wandered and he talked continually to his mother. Died 10 May 1864 of Typhus Fever in the hospital at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 1039. His was the first death from the 24th at Andersonville.

STEVENS, George W. - Private. Enlisted 24 Nov `61 at Fort Plain, Montgomery Co., NY at age 22. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 2 March `65. Died 16 March 1865 in U.S. General Hospital, Annapolis, MD. George Stevens

STODDARD, Samuel A. - Corporal. Enlisted 5 Sept `62 at Angelica, Allegany Co., NY, at age 27. Mustered in 10 Sept `62 as a Private. Promoted to Corporal 11 Oct `62. Barely escaped capture at Plymouth, NC while on detail duty. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third Artillery. Discharged 7 July `65. After the war resided in New York City while a student of Union Theological Seminary. Married Sarah Elizabeth Hoisington on 20 May 1868. He became a licensed preacher and in June of 1868 was sent by the Presbyterian church to Holton, Jackson Co., Kansas.

STORMS, Thomas S. - Private. Enlisted 6 Dec `61 at Tarrytown, Albany Co., NY at age 18. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Discharged for disability 4 Aug `62 at New Bern, NC.

SUNDERLAND, Charles - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 20 Sept `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 18. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

SUNFIELD, James - Private. Enlisted 9 Oct `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 20. Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 26 Feb `65. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

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TERRELL, Samuel - Private. Enlisted 17 Dec `63 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY at age 20. Mustered in 5 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Also listed as Tirrell. Also listed as dying in the Florence Stockade, SC.

THAYER, Louis P - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 4 Oct `64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY at age 20. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Also borne as Lewis P. Theyer.

TILTON, Henry, Jr. - Saisson Corporal, 6th Detachment. Enlisted 29 Aug `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 23. Mustered in 30 Aug `62 as a Private. Promoted to Corporal 14 April `63. Reduced 31 Oct `63. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Scorbutus made its appearance on his face at Andersonville and he suffered terribly. When he was transferred to the hospital he became hopeful but after gangrene set in, he failed rapidly. Died 20 Oct 1864 of Scorbutus at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 11,320.

TRUAIR, Orange M. - Private. Enlisted 4 Sept `62 at Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY at age 36. Mustered in 5 Sept `62. Died 20 Sept 1863 of disease at New Bern, NC. Buried at New Bern National Cemetery as Orange M. True. Grave # 383. Also borne as Truer. 

TURNER, Robert - Private. Enlisted & mustered in 20 Sep `62 at New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY at age 22. "He was unusually bright and active, impulsively generous and kind, and very popular with the members of the Battery." Killed 16 Dec 1862 at Whitehall, NC.

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VAN BUREN, Sylvester - Private. Enlisted 15 Feb `64 at Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY at age 22. Mustered in 16 Feb `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Charleston, SC. Escaped 9 April `65 at Charleston. Reported 2 May `65 to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

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WARDWELL, Edward H. - 2nd Lieutenant. Enrolled at New Hartford, Oneida Co., NY at age 21. Mustered in 20 Sept `62 as a Private. Commissioned 1 June `63 as 2nd Lieut. Detailed 12 May `64 to Dept Hdqrs., Fort Reno, Washington, DC & 12 July to Fort DeRussy, DC. Discharged from the 24th Battery to accept appointment in U.S. Signal Corps as 2nd Lieut, with rank from 3 March `63. Mustered out 9 Aug `65.

WASHINGTON, George - Private. Cook. Enlisted 11 May 63 at Plymouth, NC, age not stated. Married during June 1863 at Plymouth to Amanda Speller. Mustered in 19 Oct 63 as Colored Cook to serve three years. During the Battle of Plymouth, Amanda was killed. George was captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Escaped three days later. Rescued by Federal gunboats. Sick 23 Dec 64 in the General Hospital, Roanoke Island, NC. Listed as being held in confinement at New Bern, NC to be tried by Court Martial 17 Jan 65. Discharged to date 1 May 65. Supposed to have served as a Coal Heaver onboard a steamer. Died 9 April 1888 from cerebro spinal meningitis at Windsor, Bertie Co., PA.

WAYNE, Joseph - Private. Enlisted 23 Oct 61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 20. Mustered in 7 Dec 61. Discharged for disability 6 Jan 63 at Albany, NY.

WELCH, Edward - Private. Born in Portage, NY. Enlisted 27 Aug 62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, a 22 year old Laborer. Mustered in 30 Aug 62. Wounded & captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Edward was wounded at Plymouth and laid up in Andersonville hospital with chronic diarrhea. He was one of the hardiest men in the battery and his death was sudden and unexpected. Died 19 Aug 1864 of Dysentery at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 5181.

WELLER, Jacob H. - Private. Born in Princetown, NY. Enlisted 28 Aug 62 at Leicester from Cuylerville, Livingston Co., NY. Mustered in 30 Aug 62 at Buffalo. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA and possibly other prisons. Paroled Nov 64. Died 1 Dec 1864 while onboard a Hospital Transport.

WETMORE, Chauncey A. - Private. Born in Castleton, VT, son of Ira & Anna Wetmore of Ticonderoga, Essex Co., NY. Enlisted 28 Sept 61 at Hague, NY, a 23 year old Laborer. Mustered in 7 Dec 61 at Albany, NY. During Feb 62 he was on duty detailed as Company Clerk. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64. Following his re-enlistment he was on veteran furlough for 35 days starting 1 March 64. He returned in time to participate in the Battle of Plymouth, NC. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth. Died 9 Nov 1864 at Florence, SC. His comrade of the 24th NY Battery, George A. Holman, stated that he died on November 13, 1864 at Florence, SC and this date was accepted by the pension office as his date of death. He was also known as Chauncey Whitmore. Buried in Florence National Cemetery as an unknown.

WHITBECK, Thomas Henry - Private. At the time Henry's enlistment, his mother Phebe (Jones) Whitbeck, and his brother Charles, about 12 years of age, lived and worked the small family farm of 54 acres which was owned by Benjamin F. Jones, his mother's brother, with Henry doing the principal work and management on the farm. Henry's father, John, had died August 7, 1854 and his mother had not remarried. His mother, Phebe Jones married his father John Whitbeck on February 28th, 1837. Their first son William H. died about 1848. Prior to entering the service Henry worked on his mother's farm and the contribution to the household for his work was determined to be worth one hundred dollars over and above his board, clothes and personal expenses. Enlisted 23 Oct 61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY, at age 19. Mustered in 7 Dec 61. Died 3 Feb 1862 of Typhoid Fever in the Battery Tent Hospital at Camp Congress, Washington, DC. His was the first death within this Battery.

WHITNEY, Hamilton S. - Private. Born in Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., NY. Enlisted 16 Nov 61 at Albany, Albany Co., NY, an 18 year old Painter. Mustered in 7 Dec 61. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64. Married Elizabeth Owens while home on his veteran furlough. Returned to Plymouth. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 3 March 65. Transferred 5 March 65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Joined the regiment 28 May 65.

WHITNEY, W. Adolphus - Bugler. Born in Clifton, NY. Enlisted 21 Nov 61 at Wellsville, Allegany Co., NY, an 18 year old Clerk. Mustered in 7 Dec 61 as a Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 64. Appointed Bugler, 1 Jan 65. Transferred 5 March 65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Joined the regiment 28 May 65. Mustered out 7 July 65. Died 1917. Buried in Highland View Cemetery, Big Rapids, Mecosta Co., MI.

WILLIAMS, Oliver - Sergeant. Born in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY. Married to Laura. Enlisted 26 Aug 62 at Perry, NY, a 21 year old Clerk. Mustered in 30 Aug 62 as a Private. Promoted to Corporal 1 Dec 62; Sergeant 14 April 63. Was in command of a section of the artillery at Plymouth. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Admitted 20 July 64 to the hospital at Andersonville. Died 25 July 1864 of Diarrhea & Intermittent Fever in the hospital at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 3947. Wife's letter to Oliver at Andersonville sold at Auction

WILLIAMS, Thomas - Private. Born in Ottawa, Canada. Enlisted & mustered in 4 Oct 64 at Rochester, Monroe Co., NY, a 30 year old Farmer. Absent sick 15 Nov 64 in the General Hospital, Roanoke Island, NC. Transferred 5 March 65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Joined the regiment 28 May 65. Mustered out 7 July 65.

WINNE, Barnet V. L. - Private. Born in Albany, NY. Enlisted 7 Sept 64 at Albany, Albany Co., NY, a 39 year old Stone Cutter. Mustered in 9 Sept 64. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Mustered out 28 July 65. Also borne as Barnett V. L. Winne.

WINNE, Romaine - Private. Enlisted 20 Nov 61 at Buffalo, NY at age 21. Mustered in 7 Dec 61. Mustered out in 1865.

WOOD, Emmet T. - Private. Enlisted 29 Aug 62 at Leicester, Livingston Co., NY, an 18 year old Farmer. Mustered in 30 Aug 62 at Buffalo, NY. Captured 20 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. With others Wood attempted to escape from Andersonville and got away from the hospital but the dogs tracked them down in the morning. Wood had a portion of his ear torn off by them. He was placed in the stockade and denied many things the others had. Died 1 Sept 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 7581. Listed as Emmit T. Wood.

WOOLSEY, Elting - Private. Born 1825 in Ulster Co., NY. Enlisted 12 Sept 64 at Albany, Albany Co., NY, a 35 year old Farmer. Mustered in 15 Sept 64. Transferred 28 May 65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Died 1914. Buried in Winchell Burial Ground, Stone Ridge, Ulster Co., NY. Headstone Also borne as Etting Wolsey.

WOOLSEY, John - Private. Enlisted 10 Nov `61 at New York City at age 19.  Mustered in 7 Dec `61. Wounded in the right thigh and right arm and captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Remained a prisoner for two weeks and then was sent to Weldon, NC by boat. From there he was sent to Raleigh and then on to Salisbury Prison, NC. Paroled 2 March `65 at Goldsboro, NC and sent to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery. Mustered out to date 25 April `65 at Albany, NY as of the 24th Battery. Also borne as Wolsey.

WRIGHT, George G. - Corporal. Enrolled 9 Nov `61 at Hamlin, Monroe Co., NY at age 24. Mustered in 7 Dec `61 as a Private. Promoted to Corporal in July `62. Re-enlisted 1 Jan `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA & Florence, SC. Paroled 10 Dec `64 from the Florence Stockade at Charleston, SC. Reported 16 Dec `64 to Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD. Re-joined battery 12 April `65. Transferred 28 May `65 to Battery L, Third NY Artillery.

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YENCER, James Dean - Private. Married 24 July 1851 to Elizabeth Confere at Portageville, Wymoning Co., NY. Enlisted 8 Feb `64 at Mount Morris, Livingston Co., NY, at age 35. Mustered in 16 Feb `64. Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 7 July or 7, 15 or 18 Aug 1864 of Dysentery at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4984. Also listed as Yancer.

YOUNG, Merrit - Private. Enlisted 29 Nov `62 at Perry, Wyoming Co., NY, at age 23. Mustered in 29 Nov `62. Deserted 30 April `63 at New York City.

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