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Hall, William B.
Enlisted 6 Aug 1862 at Edinburgh, NY, age 22 as
Private, Battery E, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 15 Aug 1862
Discharged for disability 27 Sept 1862 at Fort Ethan Allen, VA

Born: est. 1840
Parents: possibly King H. and Adelia C. Hall who can be found:
1850 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Benson, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY

Hanmer, Charles B.
[1st service as Hamner]
Enlisted 28 Sept 1861 at Minerva, NY, age 23 as
Private, Co. C, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 20 Nov 1861
Discharged for disability 18 June 1862 at Washington, DC
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 10 Sept 1864 at Long Lake, NY, age 26 as
Private, Co. K, 1st NY Light Artillery
Mustered in 15 Sept 1864
Mustered out 20 June 1865 at Elmira, NY

From History of Hamilton County (Pg. 80-81) "At Long Lake, Charles Hanmer had left his young family in the remote wilderness of South Pond. No supplies were closer than North Creek; the wild mountain animals added their hideous cries to the howling of the storms, and the nearest neighbors were far removed. Courageously, they fought their own battle for life."

Filed for Invalid pension 24 Aug 1891 from WI
Application #1049287, Certificate #800788
Widow (Nellis C. Hanmer) filed for pension 3 July 1920 from NY
Application #1166247

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: ED 44, Albany Co., Wyoming; PO Springhill; reenlisted veteran
1900 census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1905 State census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1910 census: Laramie Peak, Albany Co., Wyoming [Wife, Nellie C. in Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY]
1920 census: Parish, Oswego Co., NY

Born: Nov 1837 in NY [10 Nov 1837 in Elizabethtown, Essex Co., NY]
Father: [Joseph Hanmer]
Mother: [Matilda Hamilton]
Married: 1st, est. 1860
Spouse: Hulda A. Jordan (1836-1899) she married 1st, Mr. Spellman
Married: 2nd, 1909
Spouse: Nellie C.
Died: 1920
Buried: Long Lake Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Guide, Farm laborer, Manufacturer, Policeman
Served: as Hamilton County Justice of the Peace in 1879
Additional: 4 or 5 children
Additional: G.A.R. proceedings of 1917, Post No. 531, Long Lake, were held at the residence of C.B. Hanmer
[Information about birth and parents from a family file submitted to Ancestry.com by Wayne Ohlsson]

Hannans, Ambrose
[Service record as Ambarose]
Enlisted 14 Oct 1861 at Indian Lake, NY, age 23 as
Private, Co. C, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 20 Nov 1861
Re-enlisted 20 Dec 1863
Deserted 15 Feb 1864 on expiration of furlough

From History of Hamilton County (pg. 78) "On October 14th [1861], Ambrose Hannans, 23, joined the recruitment group." [See Washburn, Milo, Co. C, 93rd NY Inf.]

Born: abt. 1838

Hanson, Horatio N.
Enlisted 25 April 1861 at age 28
Private, Co. G, 7th OH Infantry
Mustered in 25 Apr 1861
Mustered out 20 June 1861

1850 census: Morehouseville, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: LaGrange, Walworth Co., WI
1870 census: Virginia City P.O., Madison, Montana Territory
1880 census: Sterling, Madison, Montana Territory
1900 census: Pony, Madison, Montana

Born: 24 Feb. 1833 in Hunter, Green Co., NY
Father: Sylvester Hanson
Mother: Rebecca D. Winter
Married: 1859 
Spouse: Jennie E. "Jane"
Died: after 1900
Occupation: Farmer, Miner, Landlord
Additional: 5 children
Additional: from Society of Montana Pioneers, Vol. 1, edited by James U. Sanders; MDCCCXCIX; Madison County, Members, Pg. 184-185
"Horatio Hanson, son of Sylvester and Rebecca Hanson, born at Hunter, Green Co., New York, February 24th, 1823. Place of departure for Montana, Denver, Colorado; route traveled, across the plains via Forts Halleck and Bridger and Salt Lake, Utah; arrived at Virginia City June 3rd, 1864. Occupation, farmer. Residence, Pony."

Harden, Hiram F.
[Service record as Hiram Hamdon]
Enlisted 19 Sept 1864 at Plattsburgh, NY, age 29 as
Private, Co. B, 175th NY Infantry
Mustered in 19 Sept 1864
Mustered out 8 Sept 1865 at Savannah, GA

1880 census: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY; Jennie E., widow of
1892 State census: (Widow) Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1910 (His sons) Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: 1835 in NY
Married: est. 1865
Spouse: Jennie E.
Died: 2 March 1890
Buried: Wells Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Factory worker
Additional: at least 4 children

Haremaker, Derick
[Service as Derich]
Enlisted 30 Jan 1864 [at age 18]
Drummer, Co. D, Light Eufans Perdus NY Infantry (NY Ind. Corps Lt. Inf.)
Transferred 30 Jan 1864 to Co. C, 48th NY Infantry
Killed 1 June 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA

Mother (Elenore Haremaker) filed for pension 1 Apr 18?2 from NY
Application #546193, Certificate #360505

1850 census: Morehouseville, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: 2nd District, 5th Ward, New York City, NY

Born: 1846 in probably Morehouse, Hamilton Co., NY
Father: Peter Haremaker
Mother: Eleanor Marache
Died: 1 June 1864 in Cold Harbor, VA

Haremaker, Peter
[Service as Pierre]
Enlisted 1 Aug 1861 at Staten Island, NY, age 18 as
Private, Co. A, 55th NY Infantry
Mustered in 28 Aug 1861
Transferred 1 Oct 1862 from Co. A to Co. F

Filed for Invalid pension 25 Oct 1900 from NY
Application #1256741, Certificate #1067094
Widow (Mary Haremaker) filed for pension 23 Jan 1918 from OH
Application #1113838, Certificate #890589

1850 census: Morehouseville, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: 2nd District, 5th Ward, New York City, NY
1870 census: 8th District, 15th Ward, New York, NY
1880 census: Manhattan, NYC, NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Albany, Albany, NY; PO 131 Central Ave [Mother, "Ellan R." also listed]
1890 and 1891 Directories: Albany, NY
1900 census: 13th ward Albany, Albany Co., NY
1910 census: 6th Ward, Albany, Albany, NY

Born: 1844 in probably, Morehouse, Hamilton Co., NY
Father: Peter Haremaker 
Mother: Eleanor Marache
Married: 1st, before 1860
Spouse: Adaline
Married: 2nd, 1891
Spouse: Mary S.
Died: (between 1910-1920) est. 1917 in possibly, Albany, NY
Occupation: Confectioner
Additional: 1 child

Harey, Hiram W.
[1st enlistment as Harvey, Hiram W.]
Enlisted 11 June 1861
Private, Co. A, 42nd PA Infantry
Discharged for disability 4 July 1861
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 11 Jan 1864 at Marcellus, NY, age 22 as
Private, Co. K, 24th NY Cavalry
Mustered in 19 Jan 1864
Transferred 17 June 1865 to Co. K, 1st NY Provincial Cavalry
Mustered out 19 July 1865 at Cloud's Mills, VA

Widow (Emma J. Harey) filed for pension 26 Jan 1889 from NY
Application #387772
Minor (Hannah Rider, guardian) filed for pension 28 Apr 1892 from NY
Application #548453
[Note: Hannah Rider was the maternal grandmother]

1870 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY; Emma J., widow
1900 census: (his son & guardian) Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: 1841 in Pennsylvania
Married: est. 1870
Spouse: Emma J. Rider
Died: 25 Sept 1889
Buried: Hope Valley, AKA Willard Cemetery, Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Lumberman
Additional: at least 6 children

Harris, Peter
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.

Harris, Royal A.
Enlisted 10 Oct 1861 at Northampton, NY, age 32 as
Private, Co. D, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 10 Oct 1861
Discharged for disability 8 Oct 1862 at Albany, NY

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

Filed for Invalid pension 4 May 1863
Application #21120, Certificate #83893
Widow (Lucy J. Harris) filed for pension 1 July 1867
Application #177009, Certificate #136120
Minor (Lucy J. Stanton, guardian) filed for pension 1 June 1871
Application #196617, Certificate #154005

Born: abt. 1829
Parents: possibly Royal and Marietta Harris [buried Broadalbin Village Cemetery, Fulton Co., NY]
Spouse: Lucy J. (she married 2nd, Archibald Stanton)
Died: est. 1867

Harris, William 
Enlisted 2 Sept 1864 at Schenectady, NY, age 18 as
Private, Co. Unassigned, 44th NY Infantry
Transferred 23 Sept 1864 from Unassigned to Co. E.
Transferred 11 Oct 1864 to Co. I, 140th NY Infantry
Mustered out 3 June 1865 at Headquarters, 2nd Division, 5th Corps

Filed for Invalid pension 11 May 1870
Application #156300

1850 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Hope; umbilical hernia, Chronic rheumatism, wounded index finger right hand
1892 State census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY

Born: November 1849 in NY
Father: William Harris
Mother: Susan M.
Married: 1872
Spouse: Allie J.
Occupation: Farmer, Inn keeper, Lumberman
Additional: 4 children with 3 surviving in 1900

Harris, William H.
Enlisted 5 Jan 1864 at Mayfield, NY, age 35 as
Private, Co. B, 2nd NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 6 Jan 1864
Died of wounds 19 June 1864 at Petersburg, VA

Widow (Roena Harris) filed for pension 3 Oct 1868
Application #166072, Certificate #146594

1850 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY
1860 census: Mayfield, Fulton Co., NY
1880 census: (Widow) Mayfield, Fulton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1829 in NY
Married: est. 1848
Spouse: Roena
Died: 19 June 1864 at Petersburg, VA
Occupation: Laborer, Farmer
Additional: left a widow and 2 children, Matthew and Olive

Hart, William J.
[Full name was John William Hart]
Enlisted 8 Nov 1861 at Morehouseville, NY, age 19 [actual age was abt. 15]
Private, Co. E, 97th NY Infantry
Mustered in 11 Nov 1861
Re-enlisted 4 Jan 1864
POW 1 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA
Paroled, place and date not stated
Promoted Corporal 20 Jan 1864
Killed 18 Aug 1864 at Weldon Railroad, VA

1860 census: Morehouseville, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: (Parents) Morehouse, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: (Parents) Morehouse, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1846 in NY
Father: William Hart
Mother: Antoinette Olivia Herbst
Died: 18 Aug 1864 at Weldon Railroad, VA
Buried: Poplar Grove National Cemetery, VA [see Soldiers From the 97th on this site]

Harvey, Joseph B.
[Service as Harvey, J.B.]
Enlisted 3 Sept 1862 at Northampton, NY, age 18 as
Private, Battery D, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 13 Sept 1862
Mustered out 3 June 1865 at Alexandria, VA

Additional: Mentioned in Tom Dunham's diary (see on this site) as having been slightly wounded 9 June 1864.

Filed for Invalid pension 28 Nov 1892 or 1896 from VT
Application #962537, Certificate #833037

1850 census: Searsburg, Bennington Co., VT
1860 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Somerset, Windham Co., VT
1890 Special Schedule census: Woodford, Bennington Co., VT; Kidney trouble resulting from strain across back 

Born: December 1845 in Vermont
Father: Edwin Harvey
Married: est. 1878
Spouse: Agnes
Occupation: Laborer
Additional: at least 1 child

Harvey, Richmond E.
[Service as Harvey, R. E.]
Enlisted 25 Aug 1862 at Northampton, NY, age 23 as
Private, Battery D, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 25 Aug 1862
Promoted Corporal 25 Dec 1864
Mustered out 3 June 1865 at Alexandria, VA

Filed for Invalid pension 3 Dec 1879
Application #324732, Certificate #413323
Widow (Melissa J. Harvey) filed for pension 24 Nov 1911 from NY
Application #975753, Certificate #735773

1850 census: Searsburg, Bennington Co., VT
1860 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY
1880 census: Gloversville, Fulton Co., NY
1890 Gloversville Directory
1890 Special Schedule census: Gloversville, Fulton Co., NY
1910 census: Gloversville, Fulton Co., NY
1930 census: (Widow) Gloversville, Fulton Co., NY

Born: 1838 in Massachusetts
Father: Edwin Harvey
Married: 1st, est. 1860
Spouse: Sarah M.
Married: 2nd, 1890
Spouse: Melissa J.
Died: November 1911
Buried: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Northville, Fulton Co., NY
Occupation: Carpenter, Wagon manufacturer
Additional: at least 2 children
Additional: in 1890 and 1891, Mr. And Mrs. Richmond Harvey were members of the Fremont Methodist Episcopal Church of Gloversville, Fulton Co., NY
Obituary generously contributed by Gail Cramer, Northville town historian:
Pg. 16, VanArnam Scrapbook [note: there is a photo of him with the obit]
"Richmond E. Harvey; Gloversville; Nov. 24.-
The death of Richmond E. Harvey, aged 73, occurred recently at his home, 52 Franklin Street, after a long illness. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the G.A.R. post of this city. He leaves, besides his wife, one son, Chauncey Harvey, of Northville. The funeral was held at the late home Monday morning at 10:30. The service was largely attended by relatives, friends and a delegation from the G.A.R. Rev. George C. Douglass, pastor of the First M. E. Church, officiated and burial was made in the family plot at Prospect Hill Cemetery."

Hastings, Charles L.
Enlisted 10 Oct 1861 at Indian Lake, NY, age 18 as
Private, Co. C, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 20 Nov 1861
Re-enlisted 20 Dec 1863
Wounded 5 May 1864 at Wilderness, VA
Transferred 1 Feb 1865 to Co. I, 3rd Infantry Veteran Reserve Corps (estimated day of transfer)
Discharged 9 Sept 1865 at Burlington, VT

From History of Hamilton County (pg. 78) [Alfred Sturges and Lyman Holmes, Lake Pleasant, who enlisted in Co. C, 93rd NY Inf. October 19th, 1861] "were accompanied by a neighbor of the Sturges boys from down the road toward "the corners", Charles L. Hastings, 18. ...and Jude Hasting's son [was] credited to the Town of Lake Pleasant."

Filed for an Invalid pension 1 Aug 1867 from NY
Application #127691, Certificate #92566

1840 census: (Father) Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule Census: Middlesex, Yates Co., NY; PO Vine Valley
1900 census: Middlesex, Yates Co., NY
1910 census: Middlesex, Yates Co., NY
1920 census: Middlesex, Yates Co., NY

Born: September 1843 in NY [probably Hamilton County]
Father: Jude Hastings
Mother: Mary G.
Married: 1864
Spouse: Permelia
Died: after 1920
Occupation: Farmer, Vinyardist, Fruit farmer
Additional: no children

Hawkins, Robert
Enlisted 28 Aug 1862 at Lake Pleasant, NY, age 26 as
Private, Battery E, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 3 Sept 1862
Dropped from the rolls 23 April 1864 at Culpepper, VA

Additional: History of Hamilton County (Pg. 83) mentions that Robert Hawkins had been a prisoner with others from the 4th NY HA at Belle Island. Also on pg. 83: "...in the early months of 1865...Lake Pleasant alone was to lose three more of her citizens. In the early spring months, Robert Hawkins was wounded and died in a hospital in Washington."

Born: est. 1836

Hayden, George L.
[Service record as Heydon]
Enlisted 8 Oct 1861 at Ogdensburg, NY, age 21 as
Private, Co. D, 77th NY Infantry
Mustered in 8 Oct 1861
Promoted Corporal 28 Feb 1862
Died of disease 16 May 1862 at Yorktown, VA

Additional: From History of Saratoga County, New York, by Nathaniel Bartlett Sylvester, 1878. [Available on Saratoga Co., NYGenWeb, cr. 1999, 2000 Bill Carr and Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County]
Edinburgh:
Hayden, George L., Pvt. Co. D, 77th NY Inf, enl. 7 Oct 1861; Fell overboard from U. S. steamer "Knickerbocker" and was drowned; the body was recovered and buried May 17, 1862.

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

Mother (Anna Hayden) filed for pension 13 Sept 1881
Application #285973

1850 census: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY
1855 State census: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY
1860 census: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY
1870 census: (Parents) Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY
1880 census: (Mother) Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY

Born: abt. 1840 Saratoga Co., NY
Father: Solomon Hastings
Mother: Anna
Died: 16 May 1862 at Yorktown, VA
Buried: Yorktown National Cemetery, VA

Hayes, Alfred
Enlisted 8 Aug 1862 at Northampton, NY, age 18 as
Private, Battery E, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 9 Aug 1862
Died of disease 23 Oct 1864 at Annapolis, MD

1850 census: Horicon, Warren Co., NY
1860 census: Hope, Hamilton Co, NY
1870 census: (Parents) Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: (Parents) Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY

Born: abt. 1844 in NY
Father: James Hayes
Mother: Delilah
Died: 23 Oct 1864 at Annapolis, MD
Occupation: Farm laborer


Hayes, John
Enlisted 7 Aug 1862 at Northampton, NY, age 21
Private, Battery E, 4th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 9 Aug 1862
POW 25 Aug 1864 at Reams' Station, VA
Died as POW 5 Nov 1864 at Salisbury, NC

Pension under John P. Hays
Mother (Delilah Hays) filed for pension 8 Nov 1873
Application #191502, Certificate #186604

1883 Fulton County Pension List (online at Fulton Co. Rootsweb site):
Cert. #186604; Delilah Hays; Northville; Mother, $8 from Jan 1880

1850 census: Horicon, Warren Co., NY
1860 census: Hope, Hamilton Co, NY
1870 census: (Parents) Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: (Parents) Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY

Born: abt. 1841 in NY
Father: James Hayes
Mother: Delilah
Died: 5 Nov 1864 Salisbury, NC
Occupation: Farm laborer

Hayes, Milo G.
Enlisted 1 Oct 1861 at Wells, NY, age 23 as
Private, Co. D, 97th NY Infantry
Mustered in 16 Oct 1861
Transferred 23 Sept 1863 to Veteran Reserve Corps
Date and method of discharge not given
Discharged 14 Oct 1864 (from Hamilton Co. discharges)

Additional: See Hamilton County Civil War Discharges

1850 census: Horicon, Warren Co., NY
1860 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., NY
1900 census: Day, Saratoga Co., NY

Born: March 1838 in NY
Father: James Hayes
Mother: Delilah
Married: 1860
Spouse: Mary I.
Died: after 1900
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: 7 children with 6 surviving in 1900

Hayes, Samuel N.
Enlisted 22 Aug 1862 at Fort Edward, NY, age 40 as
Private, Co. E, 169th NY Infantry
Mustered out 19 July 1865 at Hampton, VA (absent, sick at muster out)

History of Hamilton County (Pg. 78) mentions Samuel Hays as having been signed for service in August 1862 by Francis H. Francisco in Co. K, 115th NY Inf. [No record of service in the 115th]

Widow (Caroline Whipple) filed for pension 8 Jan 1896 from NY
Application #493423
Minor (John T. Hayes) filed for pension 27 Jan 1891 from NY
Application #496432

1850 census: Hope, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: (Widow) Greenfield, Saratoga Co., NY
1880 census: (Widow) Greenfield, Saratoga Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Northampton, Fulton Co., NY; Caroline Whipple, widow
1900 census: (Widow) Northampton, Fulton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1822 in NY
Parents: possibly James and Delilah Hayes
Married: est. 1854
Spouse: Caroline [She married 2nd, bet. 1865-1868, Harvey L. Whipple of Saratoga Co., NY]
Died: est. 1866
Burial: Wells Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY (no dates) stone says "Co. K, 115th NY INF"
Occupation: Lumbering
Additional: 5 children

Hayes, Thomas J.
[Service as Hays]
Enlisted 7 Aug 1862 at Horicon, NY, age 19 as
Private. Co. D, 118th NY Infantry
Mustered in 29 Aug 1862
Mustered out 13 June 1865 at Richmond, VA

1860 census: Horicon, Warren Co., NY
1880 census: Horicon, Warren Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Griffin
1892 State census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1900 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1910 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Griffin
1920 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Griffin

Born: 6 Dec 1842 in Horicon, Warren Co., NY
Father: George Hays
Mother: Sally Mills
Married: est. 1869
Spouse: Ann M. (died before 1892)
Died: after 1920
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: at least 4 children
Additional: Thomas' brothers, Abram, Charles and John W. also served

Hempsted, Charles Y.
1st enlistment:
Enlisted 28 Oct 1861 
Private, Co. K, 14th WI Infantry
Mustered in 28 Oct 1861
Discharged for disability 7 Mar 1862
Residence at enlistment: Appleton, Outgamie Co., WI
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 21 Dec 1863
Private, Co. B, 13th CT Infantry
Mustered in 12 Dec 1863
POW 23 Apr 1864 at Cloutierville, LA
Paroled 23 Oct 1864, place not stated
Transferred 29 Dec 1864 to Co. A, 13th Battalion CT Infantry
Discharged 13 Sept 1865

Filed for Invalid pension 31 March 1885
Application #5361115, Certificate #419170
Minor (Alice Hempsted, guardian) filed 22 Jan 1891 from VT
Application #495328, Certificate #497269

1850 census: Hartford, Hartford, CT
1870 census: Hartford, Hartford, CT
1880 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY; disability: Scurvy and Rheumatism

Born: abt. 1838 in CT
Father: John A. Hempsted, a Congregational minister
Mother: Ann D.
Married: est. 1876
Spouse: Alice P. (b. abt. 1854 in Canada)
Died: 1890
Buried: Long Lake Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Notary Public, MD 
Additional: at least 2 children

Hillock, James W.
Enlisted 17 Sept 1863 [age 18] as
Private, Co. L, 1st VT Cavalry
Mustered in 1 Oct 1863
Wounded 12 May 1864 at Meadow Bridge, VA
Died of wounds 17 May 1864
Residence at enlistment: Colchester, Chittendon Co., VT

Mother (Lydia Hillock) filed for pension 5 Jan 1866
Application #118627, Certificate #88985

1883 Hamilton County Pension List: Sageville; Lydia, dependent mother

1850 census: Essex, Essex Co., NY
1860 census: Essex, Essex Co., NY

Born: 1845 in NY
Father: James Hillock
Mother: Lydia
Died: 17 May 1864

Hoffman, Herman
Landsman, U.S. Navy

Died: 1 Aug 1916 at Round Lake, NY
Additional: Member of G.A.R. Post No. 531, Long Lake, NY. Mustered into G.A.R. 14 May 1907

Holland, John 
Enlisted 25 Mar 1864 at Hartford, NY, age 18 as
Private, Co. E, 123rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 30 Mar 1864
Transferred 8 June 1865 to 60th NY Infantry
Discharged Aug 1865 (from 1890 census)

Filed for Invalid pension 2 Dec 1883 from NY
Application #481025, Certificate #392088

1880 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1890 Special schedule census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY; PO Blue Mountain Lake (note: Lung trouble, discharge papers burned)
1900 census: Indian Lake, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: June 1846 in Ireland
Immigrated: 1850
Married: 1st, before 1877
Spouse: Ella M.
Married: 2nd, 1895
Spouse: Wilhelmina
Occupation: Proprietor of Blue Mt. Lake House
Additional: at least 2 children

Holmes, Lyman
Enlisted 19 Oct 1861 at Lake Pleasant, NY, age 44 as
Private, Co. C, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 20 Nov 1861
Mustered out 21 May 1862 at Washington, DC
Additional: another source gives same date but lists it as a disability discharge

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

Born: abt. 1810 in NY
Married: before 1832
Spouse: Eusebia
Occupation: Farmer, Blacksmith
Additional: at least 4 children

Holmes, Roseambert
Enlisted 21 Oct 1861 at Arietta, NY, age 21 as
Private, Co. G, 97th NY Infantry
Mustered in 28 Oct 1861
Wounded in action 10 May 1864 at Laurel Hill, VA
Discharged for wounds 3 Aug 1864 at Carver Hospital, Washington, DC
Note: 97th Regimental History (see on this site) says he died of wounds 3 Aug 1864 at Carver Hospital

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

Born: abt. 1840 in NY
Died: 3 Aug 1864 in Washington, DC
Buried: Arlington National Cemetery

Hough, William R.
[Service as Hough, W.R.]
Enlisted 4 Aug 1862 at New Bremen, NY, age 31 as
Private, Co. A, 6th Battalion NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 11 Sept 1862
Transferred 31 Dec 1862 to Co. I, 5th NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered out 24 June 1865 at Harper's Ferry, VA

1850 census: Greig, Lewis Co., NY

Born: abt. 1831 in NY
Father: Caitor[?] Hough
Mother: Catherine
Buried: Long Lake Cemetery, Hamilton County, NY (no dates)

Houghtaling, John S.
Enlisted 19 Dec 1863 at Springfield, NY, age 40 as
Private, Co. B, 24th NY Cavalry
Mustered in 7 Jan 1864
Promoted Corporal 7 Jan 1864
Died 1 July 1864 at City Point, VA

1850 census: Morehouseville, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1824 in NY
Married: abt. 1846 
Spouse: Nancy Becraft
Died: 1 July 1864 at City Point, VA
Additional: Owned property on Mountain Home Rd. in Morehouse, which was turned over to Frederick Becraft.

Houghton, Josiah
[Service as Hoghto]
Enlisted 28 Sept 1861 at Minerva, NY, age 30 as
Private, Co. C, 93rd NY Infantry
Mustered in 20 Nov 1861
Promoted Corporal
Discharged for disability 16 June 1862 (place not stated)

1850 census: Chester, Warren Co., NY
1860 census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: Newcomb, Essex Co., NY
1880 census: Newcomb, Essex Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: PO Newcomb, Essex Co., NY; Gunshot wound, Rheumatism
1900 census: Long Lake, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: Feb 1831 in NY
Mother: Sally
Married: 1st, est. 1860
Spouse: Malvina Rice (1840-1882) 
Married: 2nd, 1883
Spouse: Lydia Parker (1846-1903)
Died: 1906
Buried: Long Lake Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Farmer
Additional: at least 8 children

Houseman, Abraham

From The History of Hamilton County, pp. 405-406 (Hope, Hamilton Co., NY area)
He was a Musician 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.

Houseman, John
From The History of Hamilton County, pp. 405-406 (Hope, Hamilton Co., NY area)
He was a Musician 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.

Howland, George Hiram

1st enlistment:
Enlisted 19 Nov 1861 at Lake Pleasant, NY, age 38 as
Private, Co. B, 34th NY Infantry
Mustered in 19 Nov 1861
Discharged for disability 19 March 1862 from Douglas Hospital, Washington, DC
2nd enlistment:
Enlisted 29 Dec 1863 at Wells, NY, age 38 as
Private, Co. B, 2nd NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 20 Jan 1864
Discharged for disability 7 Apr 1864 at Fort Corcoran, VA

Filed for Invalid pension 18 March 1878
Application #250609, Certificate #170082

1883 Fulton Co. Pension List - Howland, George H., Northville, Cert. #170082, Injury to abdomen, $4 from June 1880

1850 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Lake Pleasant, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: Northville, Fulton Co., NY

Born: 1825 in NY
Married: est. 1846
Spouse: Phoebe (1823-1888) Wells Cemetery, Hamilton Co., NY
Occupation: Sawyer, Laborer
Additional: at least 3 children

Hunter, John J.
Enlisted 6 Aug 1862 at Galway, NY, age 23 as
Private, Co. E, 115th NY Infantry
Mustered in 12 Aug 1862
POW 15 Sept 1862 at Harper's Ferry, VA
Paroled 16 Sept 1862 at Harper's Ferry, VA
Mustered out 12 Aug 1865 at Washington, DC

Additional: mentioned in History of Hamilton County as a soldier from Benson

Filed for Invalid pension 6 Apr 1889 from NY
Application #697622, Certificate #466385
Widow (Fanny Hunter) filed for pension 31 Apr 1890 from NY
Application #420603, Certificate #272816

1870 census: Milton, Saratoga Co., NY
1880 census: Milton, Saratoga Co., NY
1890 Special Schedule census: Milton, Saratoga Co., NY; PO Ballston Spa; Fannie Hunter, widow of
1900 census: (Widow) Milton, Saratoga Co., NY
1910 census: (Widow) Milton, Saratoga Co., NY
1920 census: (Widow) Ballston, Saratoga Co., NY
1930 census: (Widow) Ballston Spa, Saratoga Co., NY

Born: abt. 1841 in NY
Married: est. 1868
Spouse: Fanny Kilmer (1850-1933)
Died: 12 Feb 1890
Buried: Ballston Spa Village Cemetery, Saratoga Co., NY
Occupation: Teamster
Additional: 5 Children with 3 surviving in 1900

Hutchinson, Sylvester

Enlisted 1 Nov 1861 at Wells, NY, age 34 as
Private, Co. F, 97th NY Infantry
Mustered in 26 Nov 1861
Discharged for disability 17 Apr 1863 9place not stated)

Widow (Jane Hutchinson) filed for pension 16 Oct 1871
Application #199615
Minor (William E. Hutchinson) filed for pension 19 Apr 1890 from NY
Application #420605, Certificate #371385

1850 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1860 census: Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1870 census: (Widow) Wells, Hamilton Co., NY
1880 census: (Widow) Wells, Hamilton Co., NY

Born: abt. 1827 in NY
Mother: Possibly Hannah 
Married: abt. 1850
Spouse: Matilda Jane (she married 2nd, by 1870, Levi Wager)
Died: est. 1869
Occupation: Laborer
Additional: At least 5 children

Hutchinson, William E.
Enlisted 29 Dec 1863 at Benson, NY, age 25 as
Private, Co. B, 2nd NY Heavy Artillery
Mustered in 29 Dec 1863
MIA 10 June 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA
POW confined at Andersonville prison, Andersonville, GA
Died 18 Sept 1864 of Scorbutus as prisoner at Andersonville, GA

Father (Alvin Hutchinson) filed for pension 3 March 1866 or 1886
Application #260973, Certificate #230917

1880 census: (Father) Day, Saratoga Co., NY

Born: abt. 1838
Father: Alvin Hutchinson 
Died 18 Sept 1864 at Andersonville, GA
Buried: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA; grave #9173

Hyde, John
Enlisted 29 Dec 1863 at Benson, NY, age 20 as
Private, Battery M, 4th NY Light Artillery
Mustered in 6 Jan 1864
Missing 28 Aug 1864 at Reams' Station, VA
Returned 30 Aug 1864 (estimated day, place not stated)
Mustered out 26 Sept 1865 at Washington, DC

Filed for Invalid pension 18 July 1890 from NY
Application #827042, Certificate #647079
Widow (Sarah J. Hyde) filed for pension 19 Feb 1918 from New Jersey
Application #1115355, Certificate #858358

1890 Special Schedule census: New York, New York, NY; PO 549 West 57th St.
1920 census: (Widow) Harrington Park, Bergen Co., New Jersey

Born: abt. 1843
Spouse: Sarah J. (b. abt. 1849 in NY)
Died: est. 1918

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