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Eddy, Andrew J.
[Full name Andrew Joseph Eddy]
1st enlistment:
Enlisted 25 Sept 1861 at Mayfield, NY, age 21 as
Private, Co. F, 7th NY Cavalry
Mustered in 12 Oct 1861
Mustered out 31 Mar 1862 at Washington, DC
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 2 Oct 1862 at New York City, NY, age 21 as
Private, Co. A, 14th NY Cavalry
Mustered in 24 Nov 1862
Transferred 16 Oct 1863 from Co. A to Co. L
Deserted 15 March 1865 at Carrollton, LA (estimated day of desertion)

[Andrew lists service in both the 7th & 14th NY Cav. On pension application card]
Filed for Invalid pension 25 July 1901 from Louisiana
Application #1272836

1860 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Northville, Fulton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: [as Joseph Eddy] PO Northville, Fulton Co., NY
1900 census: Northville, Fulton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1840 in NY
Married: abt. 1860
Spouse: Clarissa
Occupation: Laborer
Additional: 5 children with 3 surviving in 1900

Eldridge, Edmond
Enlisted 29 July 1862 at Johnstown, NY, age 22 as
Private, Co. D, 118th NY Infantry
Mustered in 29 Aug 1862
POW 27 Oct 1865
Mustered out 13 June 1865 at Richmond, VA (Absent, POW, at muster out)
Note: Warren County Clerk's office - "Killed at Battle of Fair Oaks, VA 27 Oct 1864, buried on field of battle"

Father (Thomas Eldridge) filed for pension [?] Feb [1867 or 1887] from NY
Application #363971, Certificate #264565

1850 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
1860 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: (Father) Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
1880 census: (Father) Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY

Born: 1844 Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
Father: Thomas Eldridge
Mother: Polly Ross
Died: before 1870 see service record

Eldridge, Norman
1st enlistment:
Enlisted 22 May 1861 
Residence at enlistment: Warren Co., NY
Private, Co. B, 2nd WI Infantry
Mustered in 22 May 1861
Wounded 21 July 1861 at Bull Run, VA
Discharged for disability 24 Oct 1861
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 1 Nov 1861 at Johnsburgh, NY, age 36 as
Private, Co., I, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 12 Dec 1861
Promoted 1st sergeant
2nd Lieutenant 12 Jan 1863
1st Lieutenant 25 May 1863
Transferred from Co. I to Co. H
Killed 6 May 1864 at Wilderness, VA
Note: there is a photo of him on the Civil War site, civilwardata.com

Widow (Sarah A. Eldridge) filed for pension 25 July 1864
Application #58406, Certificate #45231

1860 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: 1827 Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
Father: Nathan Eldridge
Mother: Electa Brown
Spouse: Sarah A.
Died: 6 May 1864 at Wilderness, VA

Additional: He had 2 brothers who also served
Nathan T. Elbridge, born 1836 in Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
Enlisted 28 Dec 1863 at Kingsbury, NY, age 27
Private, Co. I, 93rd NY Infantry
POW 16 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom Run, VA
Paroled
Promoted Corporal
Mustered out 13 June 1865 at Annapolis, MD
Filed for Invalid pension 4 Jan 1886 (App. #558254, Cert. #345403)
His widow (Clara A. Eldridge) filed 24 Nov 1909 from NY (App. #930960, Cert. #700279)
Jabez Eldridge, born 1839 in Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
Enlisted 7 May 1861 at Glens Falls, NY, age 22
Private, Co. E, 22nd NY Infantry
Mustered in 6 June 1861
Promoted Corporal 29 Apr 1862
Mustered out 18 Jan 1863 at Frederick, MD
Filed for Invalid pension 21 Feb 1863 (App. #11335, Cert. #30331)
Enlisted 28 Dec 1863 at Kingsbury, NY, age 23
Private, Co. I, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 6 Jan 1864
Promoted Corporal 11 Feb 1864
Killed 6 May 1864 at Wilderness, VA
Buried near Orange Court House, VA (According to Warren County clerk records)

Eldridge, William B.
Enlisted 3 Sept 1864 at Plattsburgh, NY, age 25 as
Private, Co. D, 175th NY Infantry
Mustered in 24 Sept 1864
Promoted to Drummer
Promoted to Private (reduced to ranks)
Mustered out 30 June 1865 at Savannah, GA

Filed for Invalid pension 10 Sept 1875
Application #207938, Certificate #179321

1850 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
1860 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton CO., NY and Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
1870 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
1880 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
1910 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY

Born: July 1839 in Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
Father: John B. Eldridge
Mother: Rosa (Roxy) Lana
Married: 1861
Spouse: Julia
Occupation: Farmer, Hotelkeeper
Additional: 7 children
Note: Parents and siblings moved to Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY by 1880

Emerson, Benjamin Franklin
Enlisted 13 Aug 1862 at Long Lake, NY, age 23 as
Private, Co. C, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 13 Aug 1862
Wounded 5 May 1864 at Wilderness, VA
Discharged for wounds 2 June 1865 at Alexandria, VA

Filed for Invalid pension 12 Nov 1868
Application #136851, Certificate #94566
Widow (Lydia L. Emerson) filed for pension 2 Aug 1919 from NY
Application #114345, Certificate #885289

1883 Hamilton County Pension List: Long Lake; cause - wound to right thigh

1850 census: Warrensburg, Warren Co., NY
1860 census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Long Lake; gunshot wound
1892 State census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1910 census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1920 census: (Widow) Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: April 1839 in NY
Father: Steven Emerson
Mother: Sally Morse
Married: 1860 
Spouse: Livonia Lydia Stanton (1845-1929)
Died 1919
Buried: Long Lake Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Guide (Tales From an Adirondack County), Farmer
Additional: 6 children
Member of G.A.R. Post No. 531 of Long Lake. Was present at the 1917 G.A.R. proceedings held at Saratoga Springs.
Additional: His brother, Joseph W. Emerson, b. 9 June 1841 in Warrensburg, Warren Co., NY joined Co. H, 93rd NY Infantry. He was killed 5 May 1865 at the Wilderness and was buried on the battlefield.

Estey, Charles S.
Enlisted 1 Sept 1864 at Schenectady, NY, age 20 as
Private, Co. D, 173rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 1 Sept 1864
Discharged 1 June 1865 at Washington, DC
Also: 
Estay, Charles S.
Enlisted 1 Sept 1864 at Schenectady, NY, age 20 as
Private, Co. Unassigned, 142nd NY Infantry
Date and method of discharge not given
No further record

Additional: See Hamilton County Civil War Discharges
Physical description (from discharge): Age 21 years, 5 ft. 10 in., fair complexion, brown eyes, dark hair

Filed for Invalid pension 30 Oct 1874
Application #196951, Certificate #309061
Widow (Amelia Estey) filed for pension 24 June 1880
Application #270437, Certificate #217708

1850 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1844 in Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
Father: Enoch H. Estey
Mother: Susan
Spouse: Amelia
Occupation: Farmer

Estey, Lester
[Service as Esty]
Enlisted 1 Sept 1864 at Schenectady, NY, age 23 as
Private, Co. D, 142nd NY Infantry
Mustered in 1 Sept 1864
Mustered out 7 June 1865 at Raleigh, NC

Additional: See Hamilton County Civil War Discharges
Physical description (from discharge): age 21 years, 5 ft. 10 in., fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair

Filed for Invalid pension 29 [March]? 1893 from NY
Application #1148693, Certificate #990406
Widow (Lucy J. Estey) filed for pension 16 June 1926 from NY
Application #1543770, Certificate #a-7-20-26

1850 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Tully, Onondaga Co., NY
1880 census: Tully, Onondaga Co., NY
1900 census: Tully, Onondaga Co., NY
1910 census: Tully, Onondaga Co., NY
1920 census: Tully, Onondaga Co., NY

Born: abt 1841 in NY
Father: William Estey
Mother: Sally A.
Married: abt.1869
Spouse: Lucy J.
Died: est. 1926
Buried: Tully Cemetery, Onondaga Co., NY; Lot #, Sec. 6
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: at least 2 children

 

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Ferris, Valentine C.
No service record found
History of Hamilton County, pg. 318 (Arietta)
V. S. Ferris was paid a town bounty of $300 with interest for two years.

1850 census: Flushing, Queens Co., NY
1860 census: Arietta, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1837 NY
Father: possibly John M. Ferris (Lumbering in Arietta in 1860)

Fish, Joseph
Enlisted 12 Sept 1861 at Herkimer, NY, age 38 as
Private, Co. G, 97th NY Infantry
Mustered in 16 Oct 1861
Deserted 9 Aug 1862 at Cedar Mountain, VA

1850 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1892 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: (Widow) Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: 22 Dec 1827 in NY
Father: (possibly) Joseph W. Fish
Mother: (possibly) Submit
Spouse: Adaline Content Call (1832-1904)
Died: 19 May 1894
Buried: Fish Mountain Cemetery, Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Clerk, Farmer, Surveyor
Additional: 6 children


Fish, Joseph F.
Enlisted 19 Jan 1864 at Wells, NY, age 18 as
Private, Co. B, 2nd NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 20 Jan 1864
Discharged for disability 17 Apr 1864 at Fort Corcoran, VA

1850 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1849 NY
Father: William Fish
Mother: Juliett
Note: Mother and siblings moved to Northampton, Fulton Co., NY by 1870

Fisher, Charles
Enlisted 28 Feb 1865, age 27 as
Private, Co. D, 112th NY Infantry
Mustered in 28 Feb 1865
Transferred 13 June 1865 to Co. F, 3rd NY Infantry
Mustered out 28 Aug 1865 at Raleigh, NC

Filed for Invalid pension 27 Apr 1865 from NY
Application #1149983, Certificate#909977
Widow (Sarah J. Fisher) filed for pension25 Oct 1899 from NY
Application #707397, Certificate #679510

1860 census: Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY
1870 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Wells
1892 State census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: (Widow) Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1905 State census: (Widow) Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: 17 Dec 1835 in Pennsylvania
Married: abt. 1864
Spouse: Sarah Jane Letson (formerly wife of John W. Estey)
Died: 2 July 1898
Buried: Speculator Cemetery, Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: 4 children and stepchild


Fisher, Orren Edward
Enlisted 4 Oct 1861 at Wells, NY, age 21 as
Private, Co. F, 97th NY Infantry
Mustered in 16 Oct 1861
Promoted Corporal 1 Nov 1863
Re-enlisted 4 Jan 1864
Killed in action 6 May 1864 at the Wilderness, VA

Widow (Mary E. Fisher) filed for pension 15 Sept 1864
Application #64975, Certificate #93475
Minor (M.E. Kellogg, guardian) filed for pension 30 Nov 1868
Application #168457, Certificate #124952

1883 Hamilton County Pension List: Wells; Oren E. Fisher, minor

1850 Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1842 in NY
Father: John I. Fisher
Mother: Jane
Married: between 1860-1864
Spouse: Mary E.
Died: 6 May 1864 Wilderness, VA
Buried: Wells Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY (no dates)
Occupation: Bark peeler
Additional: at least 1 child


Fisher, William H.
Enlisted 26 Nov 1861 at Wells, NY, age 24 as
Private, Co. F, 97th NY Infantry
Mustered in 26 Nov 1861
Wounded 1 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA
Wounded 6 May 1864 at Wilderness, VA
Promoted Corporal 1 Nov 1863
Died of wounds 15 May 1864 at Fredericksburg, VA

From 97th Regimental History (on this site): age 29, died 17 May 1864

Widow (Margaret Fisher) filed for pension 15 Sept 1864
Application #65083, Certificate #40532
Minor (M. Whitman, guardian) filed 30 Feb 1873
Application #210837, Certificate #166217

1850 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1837 in NY
Father: John I. Fisher
Mother: Jane
Married: est. 1859
Spouse: Margaret 
Died: 15 or 17 May 1864 Fredericksburg, VA
Buried: Wells Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY (no dates)
Occupation: Laborer, Farmer
Additional: at least 1 child 

Fitzgerald, David
Enlisted 5 Feb 1864 at Schenectady, NY, age 24 as
Private, Co. F, 25th NY Cavalry
Mustered in 23 Apr 1864
Promoted Corporal 1 June 1865
Mustered out 27 June 1865 at Hart's Island, NY Harbor, NY

Filed for Invalid pension 1 July 1889 from NY
Application #714314, Certificate #959374
Widow (Martha Fitzgerald) filed 1 Aug 1890 from NY
Application #457576, Certificate #315014

1880 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1892 State census: (Widow) Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1905 State census: (Widow) Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1910 census: (Widow) Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1915 State census: (Widow) Hope, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: 1842 Ireland
Married: est. 1880
Spouse: Matilda (d. 1917)
Died: 29 June 1891 [?] see cemetery listing on this site
Buried: Hope Valley, AKA Willard Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Lumberman
Additional: 1 child

Flint, Steven
Enlisted 3 Oct 1862 at Wells, NY, age 38 as
Private, Co. F, 97th NY Infantry
Mustered in 16 Oct 1862
Discharged for disability 5 Feb 1863

Filed for Invalid pension 20 June 1873
Application #182720, Certificate #826290

1850 census: Arietta, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Princeton, Green Lake Co., WI
1880 census: (Widow) Wrightstown, Brown Co., WI [a doctress]

Born: abt 1823 in England
Married: before 1860
Spouse: Julia C. (b. abt 1837 NY)
Died: (bet. 1870 - 1880) probably in WI
Occupation: Blacksmith

Floyd, Michael M.
Enlisted 15 Dec 1863 at Plattsburgh, NY, age 21 as
Private, Co. H, 2nd NY Veteran Cavalry
Mustered in 15 Dec 1863
POW 5 July 1864 at Morganza, LA
Paroled 27 May 1865 at Red River Landing, LA
Mustered out 13 Dec 1865 at Albany, NY

Filed for Invalid pension 2 Dec 1886
Application #570478, Certificate #951505
Widow (Lurena C. Floyd) filed for pension 10 Oct 19?? From NY
Application #1195319, Certificate #926508

1850 census: Chesterfield, Essex Co., NY
1860 census: Chesterfield, Essex Co., NY
1870 census: Chesterfield, Essex Co., NY
1880 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1892 State census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1905 State census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1910 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1920 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1930 census: (Widow) Gloversville, Fulton Co., NY

Born: March 1844 in NY
Father: b. Maine
Mother: Rebecca (b. Maine)
Married: 1867 
Spouse: Lurena C. (1849-1936)
Died: 1922
Buried: Wells Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: Fire Warden, Dist. 2, 1909
Additional: 6 children

Foot, Aaron Sylvester

From The History of Hamilton County, pp. 405-406
On 16 Jan 1863, he was appointed Captain of the 26th Regiment, 17th Brigade, 5th Division of the New York State National Guard, with rank from 20 Dec 1862. He tendered his resignation from active duty 20 July 1865 and received an honorable discharge. 

Born: 19 April 1816
Father: Elisha Foot
Mother: Anna Hooscoot
Occupation: Peddler
Appointed Postmaster at Hope, Hamilton Co., NY 1 Aug 1863

Foot, Melvin B.
From The History of Hamilton County, pp. 405-406 (Hope, Hamilton Co., NY area)
He was a Private under Capt. Aaron S. Foot in the 26th Regiment, 17th Brigade, 5th Division of the NYS National Guard during the years of the Civil War.

Forbes, James D.
1st enlistment:
Enlisted 1 Oct 1861 at Fort Edward, NY, age 21 as
Private, Co. B, 22nd NY Infantry
Mustered in 1 Oct 1861
Mustered out 19 June 1863 at Albany, NY
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 27 Aug 1864 at Plattsburgh, NY, age 20 as
Private, Co. D, 175th NY Infantry
Mustered in 24 Sept 1864
Promoted Sergeant 25 Sept 1864
Mustered out 30 June 1865 at Savannah, GA

History of Hamilton County, (Pg. 438) "A bounty of $800 was assured James D. Forbes on February 6, 1866." [Indian Lake town bounty]

Filed for Invalid pension 25 Aug 1883 from NY
Application #493789, Certificate #333382
Widow (Olive E. Forbes) filed for pension 4 Apr 1913 from NY
Application #1005098, Certificate #759781

1850 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
1910 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY

Born: March 1844 in NY
Father: Dewitt C. Forbes
Mother: Laura
Married: 1866
Spouse: Olive Eliza
Died: est. 1913
Occupation: Farmer, Postmaster
Additional: He was the enumerator for the 1900 Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY census
Additional: 10 children

Fountain, Jacob W.
Enlisted 29 Aug 1862 at Middlesex, NY, age 18, as
Private, Co. F, 148th NY Infantry
Mustered in 14 Sept 1862
POW 27 Oct 1864 at Fair Oaks, VA
Paroled 15 Feb 1865 (estimated day, place not stated)
Died of disease 18 Mar 1865 at Annapolis, MD

From: History of Goodhue County, Red Wing, MN, 1878; pg. 551:
He was taken prisoner at Point Rocks, VA, exchanged and died while on his journey home.

1850 census: Prattsburg, Steuben Co., NY
1860 census: Middlesex, Yates Co., NY
1863: parents moved to Goodhue Co., Minnesota

Born: 1843 NY
Father: Abram W. Fountain (b. 1822 in Wells, Hamilton Co., NY)
Mother: Catherine Wheaton
Died: 18 March 1865 at Annapolis, MD
Additional: He was the grandson of Benjamin and Ann (See) Fountain, early settlers of Hamilton County

Fountain, Joseph C.
Enlisted 29 Oct 1861 at Northampton, NY, age 27 as
Private, Co. D, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 29 Oct 1861
Mustered out 13 July 1865 at Albany, NY

1850 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: 1829 in Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
Father: Benjamin Fountain
Mother: Ann See
Married: est. 1850
Spouse: Mary J.
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: at least 4 children

Fountain, William H.
Enlisted 29 Aug 1862 at Middlesex, NY, age 21, as
Private, Co. F, 148th NY Infantry
Mustered in 14 Sept 1862
Mustered out 22 June 1865 at Richmond, VA

1850 - 1910 census: Middlesex, Yates Co., NY
1920 census: Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY
1930 census: (Widow) Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY

Born: June 1841 NY
Father: Levi Fountain (b. 1817 in Wells, Hamilton Co., NY)
Mother: Harriet N. Peters
Married: 1st or 2nd, abt. 1870
Spouse: Celestia L.
Married: 3rd: 1887
Spouse: Mary L.
Died: bet. 1920 - 1930
Occupation: Fruit farmer (Vineyard?)
Additional: At the annual reunion of the 148th NY Inf., held in Geneva in 1899; W. H. Fountain was voted president of Company F.
Additional: 3 children

Francisco, Francis H.
Enlisted 13 Aug 1862 at Wells, NY, age 27 as
2nd Lieutenant, Co. K, 115th NY Infantry
Commissioned in 10 Sept 1862
Promoted 1st Lieutenant 22 May 1863
Killed 16 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom Run, VA

Note: HOHC says he was killed at Olustee
From History of Hamilton County (Pg. 78) "Francis H. Francisco was the military leader at Wells. Enlisting at the age of 27 before mid-1862, he was soon active as second lieutenant in securing the enlistments of men in Wells in Co. K, 115th New York Volunteers, composed of men from Hamilton, Montgomery and Fulton Counties. During August 1862, he signed for service Aaron B. Barrett, 18; Lorenzo Bradt, later promoted to corporal; Orra Buyce, Edward Cowles, James Cowles, Samuel Hays, Azariah Paul, Levi Pettit, Alexander Ronald, John Wadsworth and John H. Wadsworth. It proved an ill-fated contingent. Before the close of the war, six of the twelve, including Lt. Francisco himself, had been killed on the field of battle."

1850 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: 1853 in NY
Father: Archibald Francisco
Mother: Mary
Died: 15 Aug 1864 Deep Bottom Run, VA
Buried: Wells Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY

Freeman, Godfrey
Enlisted 11 Aug 1862 at Moriah, NY at age 38 as
Private, Co. F, 118th NY Infantry
Mustered in 21 Aug 1862
Transferred to Co. B
Transferred 26 Aug 1862 to Co. E
Received a disability discharge 1 April 1865 at Grant Hospital, Willet's Point, NY

1860 census: Moriah, Essex Co., NY
1880 census: North Hudson, Essex Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Rutland, Rutland Co., VT
1900 census: Rutland, Rutland Co., NY

Born: Jan 1826 in Canada (French)
Immigrated: 1839
Married: 1848 at Schroon, Essex Co., NY
Spouse: Lucy Sherman
Occupation: Blacksmith
Additional: at least 2 children
Additional: Both Antoine and Godfry (brothers) were mentioned in William Wood's Civil War letters home (see letters on this site). Antoine Freeman can be found on the 1870 Wells, Hamilton Co., NY census.

French, Francis M.
Enlisted 23 Apr 1861 at New Hartford, NY, age 23 as
Private, Co. A, 14th NY Infantry
Transferred 17 May 1861 from Co. D to Co. A (enlisted for Co. D.)
Discharged for disability 9 Jan 1863 at Falmouth, VA

Filed for Invalid pension 13 Dec 1890 from NY
Application #973651, Certificate #864629

1890 Special schedule census: Morehouseville, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1838

Frost, Leman
Enlisted 30 Aug 1864 at Schenectady, NY, age 17 as
Private, Co. H, 69th NY Infantry
Mustered in 3 Sept 1864
Mustered out 27 June 1865 at Washington, DC
Additional: See 1890 census - Gunshot wound to right foot and left hip. Also POW for 34 days

Filed for Invalid pension 21 July 1890 from NY
Application #811768, Certificate #863480
Widow (Submit A. Frost) filed 2 July 1920 from NY
Application #1161537, Certificate #896555

1890 Special schedule census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1892 State census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1910 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt 1847 in NY
Married: in 1884
Spouse: Submit A. Bowman (her 3rd husband) [Isaac Bowman obituary says he was survived by a sister, Mrs. Leman Frost of Northville]
Died: est. 1920 
Occupation: Farmer

Fuller, Alonzo
Enlisted 12 Aug 1864 at Plattsburgh, NY age 18 as
Private, Co. G, 64th NY Infantry
Mustered in 12 Aug 1864
Discharged 30 May 1864 at Washington, DC

Filed for Invalid pension 28 Feb 1883
Application #301266, Certificate #339764

1850 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY
1870 census: [Possibly] Chester, Warren Co., NY

Born: 1845 in Warrensburg, Warren Co., NY
Father: Morris Fuller
Mother: Lydia D. Rist
Died: after 1883

Fuller, Duane
Enlisted 6 Sept 1864 at Plattsburgh, NY, age 34 as
Private, Co. K, 2nd NY Veteran Cavalry
Mustered in 6 Sept 1864
Discharged for disability 31 May 1865

Filed for Invalid pension 1 Apr 1867
Application #124158, Certificate #105478
Widow (Mary Fuller) filed 27 Oct 1906 from NY
Application #857554, Certificate #624510

1860 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY (Lg. Toe on right foot gone)

Born: abt 1830 in NY
Married: est. 1847
Spouse: Mary
Died: est. 1906
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Additional: at least 3 children

Fuller, Levi
Enlisted 1 Aug 1862 at Johnsburgh, NY, age 19 as
Private, Co. D, 118th NY Infantry
Mustered in 29 Aug 1862
Died of disease 1 June 1864 at U.S. Hospital, Fort Monroe, VA
Note: Warren County Clerk's Office records, "Died at Hampton Hospital, VA, 31 May 1864"

1850 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY

Born: 1842 in Warrensburg, Warren Co., NY
Father: Morris Fuller
Mother: Lydia D. Rist
Died: 31 May or 1 June 1864 in VA

Fuller, Silas B.
Enlisted 12 Dec 1863 at Johnsburgh, NY, age 19 as
Private, Co. D, 118th NY Infantry
Mustered in 5 Jan 1864
Died of disease 1 April 1864 at Balfour Hospital, Portsmouth, VA

1850 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Johnsburgh, Warren Co., NY

Born: 1844 in Warrensburg, Warren Co., NY
Father: Morris Fuller
Mother: Lydia D. Rist

Fulton, Adam
Enlisted 14 Sept 1861 at North Hudson, NY, age 26 as
Private, Co. A, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 16 Oct 1861
Wounded 6 May 1864 at Wilderness, VA
Discharged for disability 19 Dec 1864 at Washington, DC

Filed for Invalid pension 29 Dec 1864
Application #57524, Certificate #37204

1880 census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1883 Hamilton County pension List: Long Lake; cause - wound to left arm
1890 Special Schedule census: Dairy & Gales, Washington Co., Oregon; shot through right "rist" and fall
1900 census: Gales Creek, Washington Co., Oregon

Born: June 1836 in Ireland
Immigrated: 1858
Married: before 1874
Spouse: Julia A. (1836-1881) Long Lake Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: 1 child

G

Gallup, George Henry [or George E.]
Enlisted 19 Nov 1861 at Lake Pleasant, NY, age 41 as
Private, Co. B, 34th NY Infantry
Mustered in 19 Nov 1861
Died 1 Dec 1862 at Philadelphia, PA

From History of Hamilton County (Pg. 80) "And in May, tragedy struck a second Lake Pleasant home in the death of George H. Gallup of chronic diarrhea, that dread disease which was the scourge of the Civil War, in a hospital in New York City. Gallup's death left his wife, the former Emeline Carnrike, a widow with three children, Frances, the oldest, being eighteen."

Widow (Emeline Gallup) filed for pension 22 Dec 1862 
Application #8793, Certificate #12396

1883 Fulton County Pension List (online at Fulton Co. Rootsweb site):
Cert. #12396; Emeline Gallup; Northville; Widow, $8 from Nov 1867

1850 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton County, NY
1860 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: (Widow) Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: (Widow) Northville, Fulton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: (Widow) PO Northville, Fulton Co., NY; "Camp Fever, died in Belvue Hospital Aug 1, 1862"
1900 census: (Widow) Northampton, Fulton Co., NY
1910 census: (Widow) Northampton, Fulton Co., NY

Born: 29 June 1820 in Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
Father: Benjamin Gallup
Mother: Lana Carnrike
Married: before 1844
Spouse: Emeline Carnrike [or Gilman]
Died: 1 Aug or 1 Dec 1862 in Philadelphia, PA
Buried: Cypress Hill Cemetery, Long Island, NY
Occupation: Farmer
4 children with 3 surviving
Information about place & date of birth, alternative middle name, and wife's alternative maiden name from:
"A Brief History of the Nineteenth Century Hamilton County, New York Families, Morrison, Buyce, Gallup," an unpublished work by Harry E. Buyce, April 2000

Gallup, Hiram C. [Carnrike]
[Service record as Gallop]
Enlisted 21 Oct 1861 at Arietta, NY, age 21 as
Private, Co. G, 97th NY Infantry
Mustered in 28 Oct 1861
Wounded in action 30 Aug 1862 at Bull Run, VA
Died of wounds 3 Sept 1862 at Division Hospital

From History of Hamilton County (Pg. 80) "Hiram C. Gallup, second son of Benjamin and Lana Carnrike Gallup of Lake Pleasant, had been mortally wounded and died on the battlefield."

1850 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: 9 August 1840 in NY
Adopted son of:
Father: Benjamin Gallup
Mother: Lana Carnrike
Died: 3 Sept 1862
Occupation: Piling lumber 
Information about date of birth, complete middle name, and adoption info from:
"A Brief History of the Nineteenth Century Hamilton County, New York Families, Morrison, Buyce, Gallup," an unpublished work by Harry E. Buyce, April 2000

Gallup, William C.
Enlisted 10 Dec 1861 at Lake Pleasant, NY, age 27 as
Private, Co. D, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 10 Dec 1861
Discharged for disability 18 Apr 1864 from General Hospital, Fairfax Seminary, VA

1850 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1834 in NY
Father: Benjamin Gallup
Mother: Lana Carnrike

From History of Hamilton County (Pg. 645) William C. Gallup had been hospitalized for Smallpox just before his discharge. When he returned home, he visited his sister-in-law, Emeiline, whose husband, George Gallup had died in service. Soon, Emeline's family was gravely ill with Smallpox and the home was quarantined for three months. William also visited the home of Selah and Maria Satterlee whose family also became ill. Two of the Satterlee daughters and Selah himself died. 

Gardner, John
Enlisted 24 Dec 1861 at Northampton, NY, age 19 as
Private, Co. D, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 24 Dec 1861
Died if disease 23 May 1863 while on furlough

Mother (Nancy Gardner) filed for pension 9 Jan 1897 from NY
Application #646593, Certificate #447802
Remarks at bottom of card: "not identical with cert. 434680 John E. Gardner Co. D, 93rd NY Inf."
[See Gardner, John E.]

1860 census: (Parents) Northampton, Fulton Co., NY 
1870 census: (Parents) Hope, Hamilton Co., NY 

Born: abt. 1842
Father: George Gardner
Mother: Nancy
Died: 23 May 1863
Buried: Military Asylum Cemetery, Washington, DC
Additional: Listed in The History of Hamilton County, pp. 405-406, (Town of Hope area) as a Private under Capt. Aaron S. Foot in the 26th Regiment, 17th Brigade, 5th Division of the NYS National Guard during the Civil War years.


Gardner, John E.
Enlisted 27 Nov 1861 at Hopkinton, NY, age 33 as
Private, Co. D, 93rd NY Infantry
Discharged for disability 19 April 1862 at Washington, DC

Filed for Invalid pension 17 Sept 1879
Application #310326, Certificate #24942[3 or 8]
Widow (Addie [S]? Gardner) filed for pension [5]? Feb 1896 from NY
Application #628370, Certificate #434680
Remarks at bottom of card: "not identical with moth cert 447802 John Gardner D 93 NY Inf."

1860 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY 
1870 census: Schroon, Essex Co., NY
1880 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY 
1890 Special Schedule census: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY; PO Edinburgh
1900 census: (Widow) probably, Providence, Saratoga Co., NY
1910 census: (Widow) probably, Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY

Born: 1828 in NY
Father: Probably Henry Gardner
Mother: Probably Sylvia
Married: 1st, est. 1858
Spouse: Theoda
Married: 2nd, between 1880-1896
Spouse: Addie
Died: 1895
Buried: Union Mills Cemetery, Broadalbin, Fulton Co., NY
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: at least 6 children

Gibbs, Jack
Enlisted 29 Aug 1862 at Lake Pleasant, NY, age 23 as
Private, Battery E, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 3 Sept 1862
Missing 25 Aug 1865 at Reams' Station, VA
Mustered out 3 June 1865 at Alexandria, VA

Born: est. 1839

Gibbs, James F.

Enlisted 28 Sept 1861 at Indian Lake, NY, age 28 as
Private, Co. C, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 20 Nov 1861
Transferred from Co. C to Co. G (no date given)
Transferred from Co. G to Co. C 15 March 1864
Promoted Corporal 12 May 1864
Mustered out 19 Nov 1864 at Petersburg, VA

Additional: History of Hamilton County mentions that his enlistment was credited to Milo E. Washburn

Widow (Mary A. Gibbs) filed for pension 7 June 188[3]? From Connecticut
Application #305280, Certificate #326113

1850 census: Goshen, Litchfield Co., CT
1860 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY [farm laborer in the home of Milo Washburn]
1870 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: (Widow) Goshen, Litchfield Co., CT

Born: abt. 1835 in CT
Father: Jabez B. Gibbs
Mother: Mary Apley
Married: est. 1866
Spouse: Mary A.
Died: before 1880
Occupation: Cheese box maker, Farmer
Additional: 1 child

Gifford, William H.

1870 census: Mayfield, Fulton Co., NY
1880 census: Mayfield, Fulton Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Northville; Amanda H. Gifford, widow; service dates and unit not listed

Born: abt. 1836 in NY
Spouse: Amanda H.
Died: between 1880-1890
Occupation: Carpenter
Additional: at least 3 children
Additional: his daughter, Lilly Annette Gifford married James Willard Nickloy 26 June 1887 in Broadalbin, Fulton Co., NY.

Gilman, John
From The History of Hamilton County, pp. 405-406 (Hope, Hamilton Co., NY area)
He was a commissioned officer under Capt. Aaron S. Foot in the 26th Regiment, 17th Brigade, 5th Division of the NYS National Guard during the years of the Civil War.


Girard, Henry
[Service record as Gerard]
Enlisted 21 Aug 1863 at Glens Falls, NY, age 18 as
Private, Co. E, 2nd NY Veteran Cavalry
Mustered out 8 Nov 1865 at Talladega, AL

Filed for Invalid pension [16]? Apr 1895 from NY
Application #1166353, Certificate #1139165
Remarks: C7480719

1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY, PO Griffin (weak back caused by falling through bridge)
1892 State census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1910 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: March 1844 in Vermont
Parents born in Canada
Married: possibly in 1873 [1900 census says "single", 1910 census says "Married once for 37 years"]
Died: after 1910
Buried: St. Ann's Cemetery, Wells, Hamilton Co., NY (no dates) "Civil War Veteran"
Occupation: Laborer, Farm Laborer, Mail carrier

Graham, Darwin A.
Enlisted 22 Aug 1862 at "Benton", NY, age 24 [Should say "Benson, NY"]
Private, Battery D, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 3 Sept 1862
Transferred 3 Feb 1865 to Co. E, 14th Regt. Veteran Reserve Corps.
Wounded 19 May 1865 at Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA (wounded in left hand and right foot)
Mustered out 28 June 1865 (place not stated)

Additional: Description at enlistment - Occupation: Farmer; Dark complexion, black eyes, black hair
After the war he lived in Griffin, Hamilton Co., NY
Buried: Prospect Cemetery, "Groversville", NY
[All the above information is from the Report of the Adjutant General]

Filed for Invalid pension [4 or 9] Jan 1869
Application #138532, Certificate #102035
Widow (Cornelia Graham) filed for pension 11 Nov 192[1]? From NY
Application #1165751, Certificate #897178

1883 Hamilton County Pension List: Arietta; Cause: Gunshot wound Left hand and right foot

1870 census: Caroga, Fulton Co., NY
1880 census: Arietta, Hamilton Co., NY 
1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Griffin
1900 census: Gloversville, Fulton Co., NY

Born: 1836 in Vermont
Married: before 1870
Spouse: Cornelia
Buried: Prospect Cemetery, Gloversville, Fulton Co., NY
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: 10 children

Graham, Ellis J.
1st enlistment:
Enlisted 8 Oct 1861 at Northville, NY, age 22 as
Private, Co. D, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 29 Oct 1861
Transferred 29 Oct 1861; Left company to enlist in a cavalry regiment on Staten Island
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 10 Feb 1864 at New York City, NY, age 24 as
Private, Co. I, 5th NY Cavalry
Mustered in 10 Feb 1864
Promoted Sergeant
Mustered out 19 July 1864 at Winchester, VA

Filed for Invalid pension 11 June 1879
Application #291391, Certificate #841998

1880 census: Rockingham, Windham Co., VT
1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Griffin
1900 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY

Born: July 1843 in Vermont
Parents born New Hampshire
Married: between 1865-1880 (he was widowed by 1900)
Spouse: Helen M. (her 2nd marriage)
Occupation: Farm Laborer

Grant, Henry
[No record found. The following information is from the 1890 census]
Enlisted Aug 1861
Private, Co. D, 97th NY Infantry
Discharged Mar 1862

Filed for Invalid pension 8 July 1881 from NY
Application #426120

1850 census: Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY (2 listings; 1 with his parents and 1 with another family)
1860 census: Salisbury, Herkimer Co., NY
1870 census: Benson, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Benson, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Benson, Hamilton Co., NY
1892 State census: Benson, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: Benson, Hamilton Co., NY (wife in Gloversville)

Born: abt. 1831 in NY
Father: Horatio Grant
Mother: Maria
Married 1st: abt. 1854
Spouse: Sally
Married 2nd: abt. 1877
Spouse: Harriet
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: at least 10 children

Grant, Horatio
Enlisted 7 Sept 1863 at Little Falls, NY, age 19 as
Private, Co. B, 16th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 26 Sept 1863
Discharged for disability 11 Apr 1865 at Willet's Point, NY (from hospital)

Filed for Invalid pension 28 June 1871
Application #162811, Certificate #189395

1883 Hamilton County Pension List: Arietta; cause - injury to left side and epilepsy

1850 census: Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY
1860 census: Bleeker, Fulton Co., NY
1870 census: Benson, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Benson, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Broadalbin, Fulton Co., NY; Epileptic fits and kidney disease
1900 census: Broadalbin, Fulton Co., NY
1910 census: Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY

Born: Feb. 1844 in NY
Father: Horatio Grant
Mother: Maria
Married: between 1870-1880
Spouse: Katherine
Occupation: Farmer

Gray, Alvah
[Service and pension as Grey]
Enlisted 28 Aug 1862 at Boonville, NY, age 20 as
Private, Co. D, 146th NY Infantry
Mustered in 10 Oct 1862
Promoted Corporal
Promoted Private (reduced to ranks)
Promoted Corporal 27 Sept 1864
Promoted Sergeant 11 May 1865
Mustered out 16 July 1865 at Washington, DC

See Hamilton County Civil War Discharges
Physical description (from discharge): age 20 years, 5 ft. 6 in., light complexion, blue eyes, white hair

Filed for Invalid pension 3 March 1880
Application #348750, Certificate #272008
Widow (Emily H. Gray) filed for pension 30 Oct 1919 from NY
Application #1148331
Contesting widow (Mary Gatchy or Gary) filed for pension 18 Feb 1921 from NY
Application #1170056

1850 census: Lowell, Orleans Co., VT
1860 census: Boonville, Oneida Co., NY
1880 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Mayfield, Fulton Co., NY; PO Broadalbin
1905 State census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1910 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: Dec. 1842 in Vermont
Father: Rauney or Riley Gray
Mother: Lucy G.
Spouse: 1st: est. 1870
Spouse: Mary M. 
Married 2nd: 1900
Spouse: Emily H. [Her 2nd husband]
Died 1919
Buried: Wells Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY, "Civil War Vet"
Occupation: Sawyer, Farmer
Additional: at least 4 children

Greene, William C.
[Possible. This was the only service record I found for a William C. Greene in NY]
Enlisted 1 Sept 1861 at Allegany, NY, age 26 as
Private, Co. I, 64th NY Infantry
Mustered in 10 Sept 1861
Detached: date and place not stated
Mustered out: date not stated, absent on detached service at muster out

1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY, Lydia A., widow


Greenfield, Daniel
1st enlistment:
Enlisted 3 Oct 1861 at Wells, NY, age 21 as
Private, Co. F, 97th NY Infantry
Mustered in 16 Oct 1861
Deserted March 1862 at Boonville, NY
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 25 Aug 1862 at Northampton, NY, age 21 as
Private, Battery E, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 3 Sept 1862
Missing 25 Aug 1864 at Reams' Station, VA
Mustered out 3 June 1865 at Alexandria, VA

Widow (Elizabeth Reith) filed for pension 3 Aug 18[9]1 from NY
Application #535794, Certificate #323988
Minor (Mary Corey) filed for pension 3 Aug 18[9]1 from NY
Application #[3]22418, Certificate #3233987
Remarks: XC924604

1850 census: Day, Saratoga Co., NY
1855 State census: Day, Saratoga Co., NY
1860 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: (Widow) Bleeker, Fulton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Gloversville, Fulton Co., NY; Elizabeth Riedth, widow of; Honorable discharge by general orders No. 26
1900 census: (Daughter) East New Castle, Garfield Co., Colorado

Born: abt. 1843 in Saratoga Co., NY [10 Sept 1844]
Father: Abner Greenfield
Mother: Susan [Wadsworth]
Married: est. 1870
Spouse: Elizabeth [Lizzie Rinehart]she married 2nd, Frank Rieth
Died: before 1880 [8 Dec 1875]
Additional: at least 1 child (daughter, Mary, married Abram P. Corey)
Information in brackets is from a family file at Ancestry.com submitted by Marjorie Dellwo

Greenfield, William
1st enlistment:
Enlisted 15 Oct 1861 at Day, NY, age 27 as
Private, Co. C, 77th NY Infantry
Deserted 30 May 1864
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 30 July 1862 at New York City, NY, age 28 as
Private, Battery E, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Missing 25 Aug 1864 at Reams' Station, VA
Mustered out 3 June 1865 at Alexandria, VA

Additional: Mentioned in History of Hamilton County as a soldier from Hope

1850 census: Day, Saratoga Co., NY
1855 State census: Day, Saratoga Co., NY
1860 census: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY
1870 census: Corinth, Saratoga Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY; wounded in both legs
1900 census: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY

Born: Feb. 1834 (from 1900 census) Saratoga Co., NY [3 May 1833]
Father: Abner Greenfield
Mother: Susan [Wadsworth]
Married: 1st [24 Aug 1862]
Spouse: Hannah [Ralph]
[Married 2nd, 1 March 1877, Harriet Van Avery]
Died: 16 May 1903 
Buried: Clarkville Cemetery, Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: according to the 1900 census, he had no children
[2 children: Franklin, b. 18 Nov 1878; Fred, b. 4 Apr 1880]
Additional: [He resided in Huntsville and Hope Falls. He was a great checker player and story teller]

Information in brackets is from a family file at Ancestry.com submitted by Marjorie Dellwo

Greenman, Charles H.
1st enlistment:
Enlisted 7 May 1861 at Johnstown, NY, age 21 as
Private, Co. C, 32nd NY Infantry
Mustered in 31 May 1861
POW 27 June 1862 at Gaine's Mill, VA
Exchanged and returned 7 Aug 1862 (place not stated)
Mustered out 9 June 1863 at New York, NY
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 28 Dec 1863 at Northampton, NY, age 21 as
Private, Battery D, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 28 Dec 1863
POW 19 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA
Confined 20 May 1864 at Andersonville, GA
Escaped 21 Feb 1864 at Williamston, GA
Mustered out 20 June 1865 at Annapolis, MD

1850 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY
1870 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY
1880 census: Augusta, Washtenaw Co., MI
1890 Special Schedule census: Augusta, Washtenaw Co., MI; PO Willis; POW 9 months & 2 days, returned 28 Dec 1863
1900 census: Augusta, Washtenaw Co., MI
1910 census: (Widow) Augusta, Washtenaw Co., MI

Born: Sept 1842 NY (probably Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co.)
Father: Charles Greenman
Mother: Emily M. (married 2nd, Samuel Harvey?)
Married: abt. 1867
Spouse: Jennie E.
Died: between 1900-1910 (probably in Augusta, Washtenaw, MI)
Occupation: Farmer, Cooper
Additional: 6 children
Enumerator of the 1900 Augusta, Washtenaw Co., MI census

Greenman, Lewis H.
Enlisted 30 July 1862 at Salisbury, NY, age 30 as
Private, Co. A, 121st NY Infantry
Mustered in 23 Aug 1862
Transferred 16 April 1864 into 110 Co., 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps
Date and method of discharge not given

Filed for Invalid pension 12 April 1878
Application #252736, Certificate #205437

1883 Herkimer County Pension List:
Greenman, Lewis H., #205437, Partial loss of right thumb, $2 from March 1882

1850 census: Mina, Chautauqua Co., NY
1860 census: Salisbury, Herkimer Co., NY
1870 census: Salisbury, Herkimer Co., NY
1880 census: Salisbury, Herkimer Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Salisbury, Herkimer Co., NY; left limb cut off
1900 census: Salisbury, Herkimer Co., NY
1910 census: Salisbury, Herkimer Co., NY

Born: 10 March 1832 in Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
Father: Charles Greenman
Mother: Catherine House
Married: 27 March 1852 in Mina, Chautauqua Co., NY
Spouse: Ann Nye (1825-1891)
Died: 21 Dec 1912 in Salisbury, Herkimer Co., NY
Buried: Dibble-Tuttle Cemetery, Salisbury, Herkimer Co., NY
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: at least 3 children

Greenslete, Andrew F.
[Service record as Greenolete]
Enlisted 29 Feb 1864 at Troy, NY, age 18 as
Private, Co. B, 169th NY Infantry
Mustered in 4 March 1864
Mustered out 19 July 1865 at Raleigh, NC

1860 census: Day, Saratoga Co., NY
1870 census: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY
1880 census: Probably Iowa
1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY; Polly A. Carpenter, formerly wife of Andrew F. Greenslit
1900 census: Westfield, Chautauqua Co., NY
1910 census: Westfield, Chautauqua Co., NY

Born: 1847 in NY
Father: William Ellis Greenslete
Mother: Nancy Lawton
Married: 1st abt. 1869
Spouse: Polly A.(1851- ) 
Married: 2nd abt. 1876
Spouse: Ethel G. (1860-1911)
Died: 1910
Buried: Westfield Cemetery, Chautauqua Co., NY
Occupation: Locomotive engineer, Stone cutter
Additional: at least 1 child with 1st wife and 3 daughters, all born in Iowa, with his second wife
Additional: Andrew's son, William A. Greenslete, resided in Wells, Hamilton County, NY with his wife and 2 sons.

Griffin, Erastus
Enlisted 28 Sept 1861 at Lewiston, NY, age 21 as
Private, 23rd Independent Battery NY Light Artillery
Mustered in 15 Oct 1861
Re-enlisted 1 Jan 1864
Mustered out 14 July 1865 at Fort Porter, Buffalo, NY

Filed for Invalid pension 22 June [1892]? From NY
Application #452992, Certificate #311775
Remarks: [There is a note at the bottom of the card which is too dark to read. It is most likely in reference to the other Erastus Griffin serving in the same unit. See note below]

1850 census: Bolton, Warren Co., NY
1860 census: Bolton, Warren Co., NY
1880 census: Horicon, Warren Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Griffin
1900 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1910 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: 19 Jan 1841 in NY
Father: Charles B. Griffin
Mother: Lucinda K.
Married: 1871
Spouse: Mary Elizabeth
Died: 26 Dec 1911
Buried: Wells Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Farmer, Teamster
Additional: 5 children with 3 surviving

Note: There was also an Erastus E. Griffin who enlisted 6 Sept 1864 at Plattsburgh, NY at age 18 as a Private in the 23rd NY Light Artillery. He died of disease 3 Dec 1864 in New Berne, NC. His mother, Louisa Griffin, filed for a pension 28 May 1889 from NY.

Griffith, Milton J.
1st enlistment:
Enlisted 6 June 1861
Private, Co. I, 71st PA Infantry
Mustered in 6 June 1861
Wounded 17 Sept 1862 at Antietam, MD
Mustered out 2 July 1864 at Philadelphia, PA
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 13 Aug 1864 at Steuben, NY, age 24 as
Private, Co. L, 3rd NY Cavalry
Mustered in 13 Aug 1864
Promoted Corporal 22 Dec 1864
Mustered out 7 June 1865 at Norfolk, VA

Filed for Invalid pension 31 May 18[7]8
Application #255678, Certificate #179833
Mother (Elizabeth Griffith) filed for pension 29 Jan 1891 from NY
Application #498517

1870 census: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA
1880 census: Remsen, Oneida Co., NY
1883 Hamilton County Pension List: Morehouseville; cause - Gunshot wound right arm

Born: 1840 in NY
Father: Josiah Griffith
Mother: Elizabeth
Died: est. 1890
Occupation: Butcher, Farm laborer
Additional: on 20 June 1881, he purchased 52 1/10 acres in Morehouseville from Frederick & Matilda Becraft and sold it the same day to Mary A. Matteson.

Grimes, Thomas
Enlisted 21 Nov 1861 at New York City, NY, age 16 as
Musician, Co. G, 72nd NY Infantry
Mustered in 21 Nov 1861
Re-enlisted 21 Dec 1863
Transferred 24 July 1864 to Co. I, 120th NY Infantry (as musician)
Transferred 1 June 1865 to Co. G, 73rd NY Infantry (as musician)
Mustered out 29 June 1865 at Washington, DC

Filed for Invalid pension 7 Dec 1897 from NY
Application #1201939, Certificate #1069111
Remarks: C2524118

1860 census: New York, New York Co., NY
1870 census: Albany, Albany Co., NY
1880 census: Norwood, St. Lawrence Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Arietta, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Rudeston
1900 census: Wilmurt, Herkimer Co., NY
1910 census: Wilmurt, Herkimer Co., NY

Born: Oct. 1846 in NY
Parents born in Ireland
Died: March 1911 in Herkimer Co., NY
Buried: Herkimer Co., NY
From: Herkimer County Military Burial Report 1911: #500, 28 March 1911, Thomas Grimes, Co. G, 73rd NY Inf., $50.00. Herkimer Co. NYGenWeb site cr. 2003 Martha S. Magill
Occupation: Sawmill employee, Blacksmith, Painter, Carpenter

Groff, Albert
Enlisted 20 Sept 1864 at Albany, NY, age 44 as
Private, Battery D, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 21 Sept 1864
Died of Disease 3 Dec 1864 at Alexandria, VA

Widow (Jane Groff) filed for pension 3 Feb 1865 from NY
Application #81580
Minor (Paul Groff) filed for pension 17 Apr [1869 or 1889] from NY
Application #174210, Certificate #131198

1850 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1820 in NY
Father: John P. Groff
Mother: Olive Wooster
Married: between 1860-1864
Spouse: Jane
Died: 3 Dec 1864 in Alexandria, VA
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: at least 1 child

Groff, Duello
[Service record as Drulla] Also spelled Dwella
Enlisted 14 Aug 1862 at Wells, NY, age 22 as
Private, Co. K, 115th NY Infantry
Mustered in 16 Aug 1862
Absent, sick, at Baltimore, MD (Date not stated)
POW 15 Sept 1862 at Harper's Ferry, VA
Paroled 16 Sept 1862 at Harper's Ferry, VA
Wounded 16 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom Run, VA
POW 16 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom Run, VA
Paroled (Place and date not stated)
Mustered out 17 June 1865 at Raleigh, "ND" (absent, sick at muster out)

Filed for Invalid pension 15 [Feb]? 1882 from NY
Application #440106, Certificate #373384
Widow (Esther H. Groff) filed for pension 24 Jan 1923 From NY
Application #1200095, Certificate #930439
Remarks: XC929908

1850 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY
1880 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY; PO Northville; chronic diarrhea
1900 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY
1910 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY
1920 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY

Born: 24 Feb 1840 in NY
Father: Nicholas Groff
Mother: Caroline Kent
Married: abt 1867
Spouse: Esther H. Tyrell
Died: 17 Jan 1923 at Northville, Fulton Co., NY
Buried: Olmsted Cemetery, Northville, Fulton Co., NY
Occupation: Carpenter
Additional: 3 children with 0 surviving
Additional: see bio on Fulton Co. NYGenWeb site

Groff, Henry
From The History of Hamilton County, pp. 405-406 (Hope, Hamilton Co., NY area)
He was a Private under Capt. Aaron S. Foot in the 26th Regiment, 17th Brigade, 5th Division of the NYS National Guard during the years of the Civil War.

Groff, Thomas
[Service as Geroff]
Enlisted 26 Aug 1864 at Schenectady, NY, age 18 as
Private, Co. E, 69th NY Infantry
Mustered in 3 Sept 1864
Mustered out 5 June 1865 at Alexandria, VA

Filed for Invalid pension 11 July 1890 from Kansas
Application #807540, Certificate #592131

1850 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: (former wife and daughter) Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY; Frances Mattice, formerly wife of Thomas Groff

Born: abt. 1848 in NY
Father: William Henry Groff
Mother: Esther Ingraham
Married: after 1860
Spouse: Frances (she married 2nd, Jasper Mattice)
Died: after 1890 but before 1902 [he wasn't mentioned as a survivor in his mother's obituary]
Additional: at least one child

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