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Gettysburg Tour 2018 Registration

GETTYSBURG  BATTLEFIELD  TOUR  2018  REGISTRATION

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Please remember that there is a $100.00 Deposit required (Non-Refundable) – Please make sure that Trip is paid in Full by July 2, 2018

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Elmira Tour 2018 Registration

ELMIRA TOUR 2018 REGISTRATION

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– Civil War Tour –

Elmira New York in the Civil War

JULY 14, 2018

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Join us for a Special ETT Tour of the Wartime City of Elmira, NY

 

During 1861 – 1862

Elmira, NY was used as a variety of purposes for military use. Initially Elmira was a place where union troops from NY State were sent to, once individual companies were organized, into regiments, regiments were officially numbered and presented a flag, and often sent to Elmira for the final assembling of their regiments, they were also drilled, trained, equipped; then sent to the war front such as Virginia.

From 1862 thru early 1864

the role of Elmira shifted from a Organizing and training area, to a supply depot.

If you look at City of Elmira on the map, you will find that Elmira was a central hub for transportation. The Use of the Railroads and nearby canals, Elmira was a ideal central location to stockpile supplies for the Union army.

1864

As the war continued, the role of the military aspects for the city of Elmira, also changed. In the spring of 1864, authorization was given to build a stockade to house Confederate Prisoners of War. So in July 1864, the first Confederate prisoners will arrive. Soon they would arrive in great numbers, which would swell the confinement area made for 500 men to 5000 men,

By the fall of 1864, the overcrowding and conditions would unbearable and the numbers of Confederate prisoners deaths became increasingly higher as well, due to disease and poor living conditions. The prisons numbers expanded over 12,000. By the winter of 1865, the death rate was nearly 25%

As the war was coming to an end, the prison was still operating, thru the early summer of 1865 as rebel prisoners were being paroled and sent home, many of the very sick were left behind in the prisons hospital. The last Confederate prisoners to leave were in August 1865, when the last official death occurred. Leaving behind over 3,000 Confederate dead.

Shortly after, in the fall of 1865, the prison site was quickly torn down, many of the wooden structures of the prisons buildings, guard & prison barracks were stored in nearby barns.

Today only a few things remain from the civil war era. The Original prison site still exist, and virtually unchanged over the past 150 years, and a number of other sites can still be seen, Such as the final burial site for over 3000 Confederate veterans at the Woodlawn National Cemetery.

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Our tour on July 14, 2018

Our day trip will leave Buffalo in the early morning hours. We will be  entertained by our civil war historian guides, as we travel to the City of Elmira. Upon our arrival, we will visit many of the still existing  civil war sites, showing many of the training areas, supply depot, and various sites regarding the Confederate prison. Lastly we will visit the final stop for many of the Confederate prisoners, we will visit the Confederate section of the Woodlawn National Cemetery.

Our Civil War tour will include:

  • Motor Coach transportation

  • Rest Stops

  • Lunch (on your own) at Wegman’s food court

  • Dinner at the Big Tree Inn in Geneseo, NY

  • 2 of our local Civil War historians as our Guides

  • One great price – $85.00 –

  • A deposit of $30.00 is needed to save your seat for our trip (non-refundable)

  • Payments can be made in cash, credit or by personal check

  • Tripp needs to be paid in full by June 8th

So come join us for a great educational experience on

July 14th, 2018

 

Sounds interesting & Fun………

Come on and Register today !!

All you need to do is to download our registration form – send us a check or credit card payment of $30.00 – to reserve your seat for this Gettysburg tour.

NOTE – your Deposit of a $30.00 is Non-Refundable

(we do need to pay for all our activities, accommodations months prior of our tour departs in July, so please pay your registration on time – please – no exceptions)

Total cost of our trip is $ 85.00 per person

Please pay your full balance due by in Full (total $55.00) by – June 8, 2018

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All our travel & tour arrangements are through Uncle John’s Travel of Derby, NY – 716.670.1862

www.UncleJohnsTravel.com

Gettysburg Battlefield Tour 2018

GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD TOUR 2018

Come help support the Echoes Through Time Learning Center & Civil War Museum by joining us on our Tour of the Gettysburg National Battlefield Park on August 20 – 22, 2018

Join us for 3 educational enjoyable days on the Gettysburg Battlefield as we tour and discuss

“Western New York at Gettysburg”

Join out tour as our 2 local civil war historians from the Echoes Through Time learning Center & Civil War Museum take you on each phase of the 3 day battle which took place on July 1st, 2ns and 3rd, 1863 where Union General George Mead battled with Confederate General Robert E Lee as over 150,000 Americans in blue and grey struggled in American bloodiest and most costly battle in American military history which produced over 50,ooo casualties in 3 days.

The Gettysburg battle is a basically a series of dozens of mini battles compress into 3 days of fighting. McPherson’s Ridge, the Wheatfield, Barlow’s Knoll, Cemetery Ridge, Seminary Ridge, Little Round Top, Devil’s Den are just a few of some of the harshest fights upon the fields in a quiet farming community known as Gettysburg.

Our tour will be broken up into 3 parts or sections, with ample breaks in between, for you to enjoy the town to: shop, eat, wander. Each of our 3 parts of our tour is approximately  2.1/2 hours

Our tour will be focused on the units, men and officers from our Western NY area. Hear the stories, see those monuments of our areas regiments, see where they fought and died, learn more about those men from your communities

Our trip will include:

  • Deluxe motor coach transportation

  • 2 night hotel accommodations

  • 2 deluxe continental breakfasts

  • 2 dinners (included)

  • Approx 7 hrs of a guided tour of the Gettysburg battlefield with 2 Civil War historians

  • Admission to a several Gettysburg attractions

  • A SPECIAL behind the scenes viewing and presentation, after hours at the Visitor Center at the Cyclorama for a presentation on this historic painting

  • Extra time will be provided to walk, shop, dine and enjoy downtown Gettysburg on Steinwehr Ave

 

Sounds interesting & Fun………

Come on and Register today !!

All you need to do is to download our registration form – send us a check or credit card payment of $100.00 – to reserve your seat for this Gettysburg tour.

NOTE – your Deposit of a $100.00 is Non-Refundable

(we do need to pay for all our activities, accommodations months prior of our tour departs in August, so please pay your registration on time – please – no exceptions)

Total cost of our trip is $ 549.00 per person – Hotel rooms based on double occupancy

Please pay your balance due in full by Monday July 2, 2018 (total $449.00)

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All our travel & tour arrangements are through Uncle John’s Travel of Derby, NY – 716.670.1862

www.UncleJohnsTravel.com

 

 

WNY County / Regimental Info

Western NY County information, of Union Regiments during the Civil War

Listed below are the WNY Counties of Allegany, Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Genesee, Niagara and Wyoming.

Listed under each county are those Union regiments or companies which were recruited I each of those respective counties

Our Collection

OUR COLLECTION

We are very proud of our collection. We have a assortment of several unique and one of a kind items seldom seen.

We have a wide variety of: weapons, equipment and uniforms that are on exhibit will help our visitors understand the time period better and explain many of the hardships the soldiers of both sides faced, with the technology that was used in the period of history.


ONE OF OUR ITEMS ON DISPLAY

One of the items which can be seen a model 1859 McClellan Saddle, which was used by a cavalry troops in the 9th NY Cavalry. When  visit ETT and seen this saddle, you will see it in its original appearance, light color tree (natural cow hide), with black fenders and accessories, in its late war appearance.

9th NY Cavalry Saddle

 


Many of the items in our collection we use in our educational programs, talks & tours

 

 

Congressional Medal of Honor history

The

U.S. Congressional

Medal of Honor

history

Below is a history of the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor – the history and timeline of the Medal of Honor only for the Civil War era.

Their are some awesome websites dealing with the history of the MOH. Two are detailed information on the MOH and two are listings.

US Gen Web Project – Roots Web

US Army Center of Military History

NY Gen Web – Roots Web

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society

For more information regarding the MOH, please contact those sites listed.


On December 9, 1861 Iowa Senator James W. Grimes introduced S. No. 82 in the United States Senate, a bill designed to “promote the efficiency of the Navy” by authorizing the production and distribution of   “medals of honor”. On December 21st the bill was passed, authorizing 200 such medals be produced “which shall be bestowed upon such petty officers, seamen, landsmen and marines as shall distinguish themselves by their gallantry in action and other seamanlike qualities during the present war (Civil War).” President Lincoln signed the bill and the (Navy) Medal of Honor was born.

Two months later on February 17, 1862 Massachusetts Senator Henry Wilson introduced a similar bill, this one to authorize “the President to distribute medals to privates in the Army of the United States who shall distinguish themselves in battle.” Over the following months wording changed slightly as the bill made its way through Congress. When President Abraham Lincoln signed S.J.R. No. 82 on July 12, 1862, the Army Medal of Honor was born. It read in part:

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause two thousand “medals of honor” to be prepared with suitable emblematic devices, and to direct that the same be presented, in the name of the Congress, to such non–commissioned officers and privates as shall most distinguish themselves by their gallantry in action, and other soldier-like qualities, during the present insurrection (Civil War).

With this simple and rather obscure act Congress created a unique award that would achieve prominence in American history like few others. The table below will acquaint you with a chronological time line of key events in the history of the Medal of Honor.

MAR CH 3, 1847 Congress authorizes a “certificate of merit” be presented by the President when a “private soldier distinguishes himself in the service”, along with additional pay of $2 per month.
FEB 13, 1861 Army Assistant Surgeon Bernard J.D. Irwin rescues the 60 soldiers of 2d Lt. George Bascom’s unit at Apache Pass, AZ. Though the Medal of Honor had not yet been proposed in Congress (and actually wouldn’t even be presented to Irwin until 1894, it was the First heroic act for which the Medal of Honor would be awarded).
MAY 24, 1861 In Alexandria, VA Army Private Francis Edwin Brownell performs the first action of the Civil War to merit the Medal of Honor
JUN 26, 1861 Aboard the U.S.S. Pawnee, John Williams courage despite his wounds, his refusal to leave any man behind, and his love for the flag became the first act by a member of the U.S. Navy to merit the Medal of Honor.
JUL 21, 1861 Eleven soldiers at the Battle of Bull Run perform actions that eventually will make them recipients of the Medal of Honor. The number includes Dr. Mary Walker who was involved in three major battles and became the ONLY woman to get the Medal.
In all, 25 soldiers and 5 sailors would perform Medal of Honor actions in the months from Bernard Irwin’s first heroic act to the establishment of the Navy Medal in December.
DEC 9, 1861 Iowa Senator James W. Grimes, chairman of the Senate Naval Committee, introduces S. No.82 in Congress to create a medal of honor to promote the efficiency of the Navy.
DEC 21, 1861 President Abraham Lincoln approves the Congressional action to provide for 200 Navy Medals of Honor.
FEB 17, 1862 Massachusetts Senator Henry Wilson introduces a bill in Congress to provide for an Army Medal of Honor for “privates in the Army of the United States who shall distinguish themselves in battle.”
APR 12, 1862 Civilian spy James J. Andrews and 19 volunteers begin their “Great Locomotive Chase” behind enemy lines in Georgia.
MAY 12, 1862 At Drewry’s Bluff, VA aboard the U.S.S. Galena, Corporal John Mackie became the first Marine to earn the Medal of Honor. When he received the award aboard the U.S.S. Seminole on 10 July 1863 he became the first Marine to also receive the award.
JUN 18, 1862 Seven of Andrew’s Raiders are hanged as spies in Atlanta. Four of them will eventually be awarded Medals of Honor…the first to die in their moment of heroism.
JUL 12, 1862 President Lincoln approves the legislation authorizing the preparation of 2,000 Medals of Honor to “be presented, in the name of the Congress, to such non-commissioned officers and privates as shall most distinguish themselves by their gallantry in action, and other soldier-like qualities.” Already 88 soldiers have performed heroic actions that will be ultimately awarded Medals of Honor.
SEP 17, 1862 Twenty U.S. Army soldiers perform heroic acts at Antietam that would eventually become recognized by Medal of Honor presentations.
DEC 13, 1862 At Fredericksburg, VA, Nineteen soldiers perform Medal of Honor actions.
MARCH 3,1863 The Act of 3 March 1863 extended the presentations of the Army Medal of Honor to officers, as well as non-commissioned officers and privates. (The Navy medal continued to be reserved for enlisted personnel ONLY.)
MAR 25, 1863 Secretary of War Edwin Stanton presents the first Medals of Honor to six of the surviving members of Andrew’s Raiders. They are the first Medals ever presented.
APRIL 3, 1863 The Navy presents its first Medals of Honor to 41 sailors, 17 of them for actions in the attacks at Forts Jackson and St. Philip (24 Apr 1862).
May 22, 1863 Ninety-six soldiers perform Medal of Honor actions at Vicksburg, Mississippi….the highest one day total in the Medals entire history. In all, 120 Medals of Honor were earned at Vicksburg.
JUN 30, 1863 Approximately 300 of the 864 members of the 27th Maine agree to remain to guard Washington, DC after their enlistment had expired. In return Secretary of War Edwin Stanton submitted the entire group of volunteers for Medals of Honor. A typographical error resulted in all 864 of the 27th Maine’s soldiers being awarded Medals of Honor for their extra 4 days of service. (All were revoked in the purge of 1917).
JULY 1, 1863 Four days of battle at Gettysburg added 58 Medals of Honor to the war total.
JULY 18, 1863 At Fort Wagner, SC the 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry faced their first major test of combat. Former slave William Harvey Carney became the first African-American to earn the Medal of Honor.
AUG 5, 1864 Ninety-eight service members received Medals of Honor for actions this day at Mobile Bay, Alabama. The total included 90 sailors and 8 Marines.
APRIL 2, 1865 Fifty-two soldiers earn Medals of Honor at Petersburg, VA.
APRIL 6, 1865 Fifty-six soldiers earn Medals of Honor at Deatonsville (Sailor’s Creek), VA. Among them on this day was 2d Lt. Thomas Custer (yes, he was the brother of the famous General Custer) who earned his SECOND Medal of Honor, becoming the ONLY ARMY MAN in the Civil War to receive TWO.
APRIL 11, 1865 General Lee surrenders at Appomattox Courthouse and the Civil War ends.
APRIL 19, 1865 In the week following Lee’s surrender 8 more Medals of Honor were earned, 7 of them at Columbus, GA. The 9th and last Medal of Honor of the Civil War was earned on April 19th at Greensboro, NC by Charles Malone Betts.
May 12, 1865 In Nebraska Army Private Frank W. Lohnes becomes the first official Medal of Honor recipient of the Indian Campaigns, his action preceded only by Bernard Irwin’s 4 years earlier. His award is presented just two months after his action.
NOV 11, 1865 Rather than grant Dr. Mary Walker’s request for a commission in the U.S. Army, President Johnson orders that she be given the Medal of Honor. (The award was revoked in the purge of 1917, then restored in 1977).
DEC 31, 1865 680 of the eventual 1520 total Medals awarded for Civil War actions (not counting those of the 27th Maine), have been presented. From 1866 to 1890 a total of 105 more will be awarded. From 1890 to 1899 more Medals will be awarded for Civil War action than were awarded during the war…a total of 683 in the last decade of the century.
1865 – 1891 During the period from the end of the Civil War to New Years Day, 1891 all but two of the 242 Medals of Honor awarded for the Indian Campaigns were earned. The exceptions were the earlier award to Irwin, and the last action which occurred on 5 OCT 1898.

CW – Medal of Honor – NY State (R – Z)

New York State

CIVIL WAR

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS



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RAFFERTY, PETER

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 69th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Malvern Hill, Va., July 1, 1862. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

RAND, CHARLES F.

Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 12th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Blackburn’s Ford, Va., July 18, 1861. Entered service at: Batavia, N.Y. Birth: Batavia, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

RANNEY, MYRON H.

Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 13th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Bull Run, Va., August 30, 1862. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Franklinville, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

RAYMOND, WILLIAM H.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company A, 108th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., July 3, 1863. Entered service at: Penfield, N.Y. Birth: Penfield, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

READ, CHARLES

Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840 Cambridge, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No. 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

READ, MORTON A.

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company D, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Appomattox Station, Va., April 8, 1865. Entered service at: Brockport, N.Y. Birth: Brockport, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

REYNOLDS, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Private, Company M, 9th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

RHODES, JULIUS D.

Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 5th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Thoroughfare Gap, Va., August 28, 1862. At Bull Run, Va., August 30, 1862. Entered service at: Springville, N.Y. Birth: Monroe County, Mich. Read the complete entry.

RICHARDS, LOUIS

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1835, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

RIDDELL, RUDOLPH

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company I, 61st New York Infantry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Hamilton, N.Y. Birth: Hamilton, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

ROANTREE, JAMES S.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 1835, Dublin, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

ROBERTSON, ROBERT S.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company K, 93d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Corbin’s Bridge, Va., May 8, 1864. Entered service at: Argyle, N.Y. Birth: Argyle, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

ROBINSON, ALEXANDER

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1831, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

ROBINSON, CHARLES

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1832 Scotland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

ROBINSON, JOHN C.

Rank and organization: Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Laurel Hill, Va., May 8, 1864. Entered service at: Binghamton, N.Y. Birth: Binghamton, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

ROCKEFELLER, CHARLES M.

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company A, 178th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Blakely, Ala., April 9, 1865. Entered service at: New York. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

ROSSBACH, VALENTINE

Rank and organization: Sergeant, 34th New York Battery. Place and date. At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

RUSSELL, CHARLES L.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company H, 93nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: Malone, N.Y. Birth: Malone, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

RUTHERFORD, JOHN T.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company L, 9th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Yellow Tavern, Va., May 11, 1864; At Hanover town, Va., 27 May 1864. Entered service at: Canton, N.Y. Birth: ——. Read the complete entry.


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SAGELHURST, JOHN C.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 1st New Jersey Cavalry. Place and date: At Hatchers Run, Va., February 6, 1865. Entered service at: Buffalo, N.Y. Birth: Buffalo, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

SARTWELL, HENRY

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 123nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863. Entered service at: Ft. Ann, N.Y. Birth: Ticonderoga, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

*SAVACOOL, EDWIN F.

Rank and organization: Captain, Company K, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Marshall, Mich. Born: 1835, Jackson, Mich. Read the complete entry.

SCHILLER, JOHN

Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 158th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 29, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

SCHLACHTER, PHILIPP

Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 73nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

SCHMAL, GEORGE W.

Rank and organization: Blacksmith, Company M, 24th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Paine’s Crossroads, Va., April 5, 1865. Entered service at: Buffalo, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

SCHUBERT, MARTIN

Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 26th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

SCHUTT, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1833, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

SCHWAN, THEODORE

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 10th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Peebles Farm, Va., October 1, 1864. Entered service at: New York. Born: July 9, 1841, Germany. Read the complete entry.

SCOFIELD, DAVID H.

Rank and organization: Quartermaster Sergeant, Company K. 5th N.Y., U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Mamaroneck, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

SHALER, ALEXANDER

Rank and organization: Colonel, 65th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Marye’s Heights, Va., May 3, 1863. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: March 19, 1827, Haddam, Conn. Read the complete entry.

SHARP, HENDRICK

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1815; Born in Spain. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864.

Citation: As captain of a 100-pounder rifle gun on topgallant forecastle on board the U.S.S. Richmond during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Despite damage to his ship and the loss of several men on board as enemy fire raked her decks, Sharp fought his gun with skill and courage throughout a furious 2-hour battle which resulted in the surrender of the rebel ram Tennessee and in the damaging and destruction of the batteries at Fort Morgan.

SHEA, JOSEPH H.

Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 92nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 29, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Baltimore, Md. Read the complete entry.

SHERIDAN, JAMES

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1831, Newark, N.J. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

SHIPLEY, ROBERT F.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company A, 140th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Five Forks, Va., April 1, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Wayne, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

SHIPMAN, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1831, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

SHUBERT, FRANK

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company E, 43d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

SICKLES, DANIEL E.

Rank and organization: Major General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

SIMKINS, LEBBEUS

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1836, Utica N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

SIMMONS, JOHN

Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 2nd New York Heavy Artillery. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Liberty, N.Y. Birth: Bethel, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

SMITH, DAVID L.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Battery E, 1st New York Light Artillery. Place and date. At Warwick Courthouse, Va., April 6, 1862. Entered service at: Bath, N.Y. Birth: ——. Read the complete entry.

SMITH, EDWIN

Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1841, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. Read the complete entry.

SMITH, JAMES

Rank and organization: Captain of the Forecastle, U.S. Navy. Born: 1826, Albany, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

SMITH, JOHN

Rank and organization: Second Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy. Born 1826, Albany, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864.Read the complete entry.

SMITH, OLOFF

Rank and organization. Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1833, Sweden. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

SMITH, RICHARD

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 95th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Weldon Railroad, Va., August 21, 1864. Entered service at: Harverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y. Birth: Harverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

SMITH, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1838, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.. 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

SMITH, WALTER B.

Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1827, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

SMITH, WILLARD M.

Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 1840, Alleghany, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

SMITH, WILSON

Rank and organization: Corporal, Battery H, 3nd New York Light Artillery. Place and date: At Washington, N.C., September 6, 1862. Entered service at: Madison, N.Y. Birth: Madison, N.Y. Date of issue: April 24, 1896. Read the complete entry.

SOVA., JOSEPH E.

Rank and organization: Saddler, Company H, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Appomattox Campaign, Va., March 29th to 9th April 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Chili, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

SPROWLE, DAVID

Rank and organization: Orderly Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 1811, Lisbon, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

STAHEL, JULIUS

Rank and organization: Major General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Piedmont, Va., June 5, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: November 5, 1825, Hungary. Read the complete entry.

STARKINS, JOHN H.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, 34th New York Battery. Place and date: At Campbell Station, Tenn., November 16, 1863. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Great Neck, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

STEPHENS, WILLIAM G.

Rank and organization: Private, Chicago Mercantile Battery, Illinois Light Artillery. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863. Entered service at: Chicago, Ill. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

STOUT, RICHARD

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1836, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 32; April 16, 1864. Read the complete entry.

SULLIVAN, JAMES

Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1833, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

SULLIVAN, JOHN

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1839, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

SULLIVAN, TIMOTHY

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1835, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

SUMMERS, ROBERT

Rank and organization. Chief Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1838, Prussia. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

SWATTON, EDWARD

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1836, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

SWIFT, HARLAN J.

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, Company H, 2nd New York Militia Regiment. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864. Entered service at: New York. Birth: New Hudson, N.Y. Read the complete entry.


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TAYLOR, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Armorer, U.S. Navy. Born: 1830, Watertown, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

THACKRAH, BENJAMIN

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 115th New York Infantry. Place and date: Near Fort Gates, Fla., April 1, 1864. Entered service at: Johnsonville, N.Y. Birth: Scotland. Read the complete entry.

THOMPKINS, GEORGE W.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company F, 124th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., March 25, 1865. Entered service at: Esport Jervis, N.Y. Birth: Orange County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

THOMPSON, ALLEN

Rank and organization: Private, Company I, 4th New York Heavy Artillery. Place and date: At White Oak Road, Va., April 1, 1865. Entered service at: Port Jarvis, N.Y. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

THOMPSON, JAMES

Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 4th New York Heavy Artillery. Place and date: At White Oak Road, Va., April 1, 1865. Entered service at: Sandy Creek, N.Y. Birth: Sandy Creek, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

THOMPSON, J. (JAMES) HARRY

Rank and organization: Surgeon, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At New Bern, N.C., March 14, 1862. Entered service at: New York. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.

THOMSON, CLIFFORD

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company A, 1st New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 2, 1863. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: ——. Read the complete entry.

THORN, WALTER

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, Company G, 116th U.S. Colored Troops. Place and date: At Dutch Gap Canal, Va., January 1, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

TINKHAM, EUGENE M.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company H, 148th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Sprague, Conn. Read the complete entry.

TOMPKINS, CHARLES H.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 2nd U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: At Fairfax, Va., June 1, 1861. Entered service at: Brooklyn, N.Y. Date of Issue: November 13, 1893. Born: Fort Monroe, Va.

Citation: Twice charged through the enemy’s lines and, taking a carbine from an enlisted man, shot the enemy’s captain.

TRACY, BENJAMIN

Rank and organization: Colonel, 109th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Entered service at: Owego, N.Y. Born: April 26, 1830, Owego, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

TRACY, WILLIAM G.

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, Company I, 122nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 2, 1863. Entered service at: Onondaga County, N.Y. Birth: Onondaga, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

TRAYNOR, ANDREW

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 1st Michigan Cavalry. Place and date: At Mason’s Hill, Va., March 16, 1864. Entered service at: Rome, N.Y. Birth: Newark, N.J. Read the complete entry.

TREMAIN, HENRY E.

Rank and organization: Major and Aide-de-Camp, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Resaca, Ga., 15 May 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

TRIBE, JOHN

Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 5th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waterloo Bridge, Va., August 25, 1862. Entered service at: Oswego, N.Y. Birth: Tioga County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.


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URELL, M. EMMET

 

Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 82nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Bristoe Station, Va., 14 October 1863. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.


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VAN WINKLE, EDWARD (Edwin)

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company C, 148th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 29, 1864. Entered service at: Phelps, N.Y. Birth: Phelps, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

VON VEGESACK, ERNEST

Rank and organization: Major and Aide-de-Camp, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Gaines Mill, Va., June 27, 1862. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Sweden. Read the complete entry.


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WAGG, MAURICE

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1837, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45, December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

WAINWRIGHT, JOHN

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company F, 97th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Fisher, N.C., January 15, 1865. Entered service at: West Chester, Pa. Born: July 13, 1839, Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

WALKER, DR. MARY E.

Rank and organization: Contract Acting Assistant Surgeon (civilian), U. S. Army. Places and dates: Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; Patent Office Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 1861; Chattanooga, Tenn., following Battle of Chickamauga, September 1863; Prisoner of War, April 10, 1864; August 12, 1864, Richmond, Va.; Battle of Atlanta, September 1864. Entered service at: Louisville, Ky. Born: 26 November 1832, Oswego County, N.Y. Citation: Whereas it appears from official reports that Dr. Mary E. Walker, a graduate of medicine, “has rendered valuable service to the Government. and her efforts have been earnest and llntirin-in a variety of ways,” and that she was assigned to duty and served as an assistant surgeon in charge of female prisoners at Louisville, Ky., upon the recommendation of Major Generals Sherman and Thomas, and faithfully served as contract surgeon in the service of the United States, and has devoted herself with much patriotic zeal to the sick and wounded soldiers, both in the field and hospitals, to the detriment of her own health, and has also endured hardships as a prisoner of war four months in a Southern prison while acting as contract surgeon; and

Whereas by reason of her not being a commissioned officer in the military service, a brevet or honorary rank cannot, under existing laws, be conferred upon her; and

Whereas in the opinion of the President an honorable recognition of her services and sufferings should be made:

It is ordered, that a testimonial thereof shall be hereby made and given to the said Dr. Mary E. Walker, and that the usual “Medal of Honor” for meritorious services be given her.

Given under my hand in the city of Washington, D.C., this 11th day of November, A.D. 1865.

(Medal rescinded 1917 along with 910 others, restored by President Carter June 10, 1977.)

WALL, JERRY

Rank and organization. Private, Company B, 126th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., July 3, 1863. Entered service at: Milo, N.Y. Birth: Geneva, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

WALLING, WILLIAM H.

Rank and organization: Captain, Company C, 142nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Fisher, N.C., December 25, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Hartford, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

WALSH, JOHN

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 5th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

WAMBSGRAM, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 90th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864. Entered service at: Cayuga County, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

WARD, JAMES

Rank and organization: Quarter Gunner, U.S. Navy. Born: 1833, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45, December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

WARREN, DAVID

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1836, Scotland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45, December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

WEBB, ALEXANDER S.

Rank and organization: Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., July 3, 1863. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: February 15, 1835, New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

WEBB, JAMES

Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 5th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Bull Run, Va., August 30, 1862. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Brooklyn, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

WEBSTER, HENRY S.

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1845, Stockholm, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 49, June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

WEEKS, JOHN H.

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 152nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: Hartwick Seminary, N.Y. Born: March 15, 1845, Hampton, Conn. Read the complete entry.

WEIR, HENRY C.

Rank and organization: Captain and Assistant Adjutant General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At St. Mary’s Church, Va., June 24, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: West Point, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

WELCH, STEPHEN

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 154th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Dug Gap, Ga., May 8, 1864. Entered service at: Allegany, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Birth: Groton, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

*WELLS, HENRY S.

Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 148th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 29, 1864. Entered service at: Phelps, N.Y. Birth: ——. Read the complete entry.

WELLS, THOMAS M.

Rank and organization: Chief Bugler, 6th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864. Entered service at: DeKalb, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

WELLS, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1832, Germany. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45, December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

WESTERHOLD, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 52nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Prussia. Read the complete entry.

WILCOX, FRANKLIN L.

Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1831, Paris, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59, June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

WILEY, JAMES

Rank and organization. Sergeant, Company B, 59th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., July 3, 1863. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ohio. Read the complete entry.

WILKES, HENRY

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1845, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45, December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

WILLIAMS, JOHN

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Elizabethtown, N.J. G.O. No: 17, July 10, 1863. Read the complete entry.

WILLIAMS, LE ROY

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 8th New York Heavy Artillery. Place and date: At Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Oswego, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

WILLIAMS, ROBERT

Rank and organization: Signal Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1837, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11, April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

WILSON, CHRISTOPHER W.

Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 73nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania. Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: West Meriden, Conn. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

WINEGAR, WILLIAM W.

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company B, 19th New York Cavalry (1st New York Dragoons). Place and date: At Five Forks, Va., April 1, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Springport, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

WISNER, LEWIS S.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company K. 124th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: Wallkill, Orange County, N.Y. Birth: Wallkill, Orange County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

WOODRUFF, CARLE A.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 2nd U.S. Artillery. Place and date: At Newby’s Crossroads, Va., July 24, 1863. Entered service at: Washington, D.C. Born: Buffalo, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

WOON, JOHN

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1823, in England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 17, July 10, 1863.

Citation: Serving on board the U.S.S. Pittsburg, Mississippi River, 29 April 1863. Engaging the enemy batteries at Grand Gulf, the U.S.S. Pittsburg, although severely damaged and suffering many personnel casualties, continued to fire her batteries until ordered to withdraw. Taking part in a similar action after nightfall, the U.S.S. Pittsburg received further damage, but receiving no personnel causalities in the latter action. Woon showed courage and devotion to duty throughout these bitter engagements.

WORAM, CHARLES B.

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1845, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45, December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

WRIGHT, EDWARD

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1829, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11, April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.


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YOUNG, JAMES M.

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 72nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Wilderness. Va., May 6, 1864. Entered service at Chautauqua County, N.Y. Birth: Chautauqua County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

YOUNG, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. navy. Born: 1835, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11, April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.


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CW – Medal of Honor – NY State (I – Q)

New York State

CIVIL WAR

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS


 



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IRLAM, JOSEPH

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

Citation: Stationed at the wheel on board the U.S.S. Brooklyn during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. When heavy enemy fire struck down several men at their guns and replacements were not available, Irlam voluntarily released 2 men who were stationed with him and carried on at the wheel with the assistance of only one of the crew throughout the furious battle.

IRSCH, FRANCIS

Rank and organization: Captain, Company D, 45th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., July 1, 1863. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: ——. Read the complete entry.

IRVING, JOHN

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1839, East Brooklyn, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

IRVING, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 32; April 16, 1864. Read the complete entry.

IRWIN, NICHOLAS

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1833, Denmark. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.


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JACOBSON, EUGENE P.

Rank and organization: Sergeant Major, 74th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 2, 1863. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: ——. Date of issue: March 29, 1865. Read the complete entry.

JAMIESON, WALTER

Rank and organization: 1st Sergeant, Company B, 139th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864; At Fort Harrison, Va., September 29, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: France. Date of issue: April 5, 1898. Read the complete entry.

JOHNDRO, FRANKLIN

Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 118th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 30, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: High gate Falls, Vt. Read the complete entry.

JOHNSON, FOLLETT

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company H, 60th New York Infantry. Place and date: At New Hope Church, Ga., May 27, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: St. Lawrence, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

JOHNSON, HENRY

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1824, Norway. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 82; February 23, 1867. Read the complete entry.

JONES, ANDREW

Rank and organization: Chief Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1835, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

Citation: Served as chief boatswain’s mate on board the U.S. Ironclad, Chickasaw, Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Although his enlistment was up, Jones volunteered for the battle of Mobile Bay, going on board the Chickasaw from the Vincennes where he then carried out his duties gallantly throughout the engagement with the enemy which resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee.

JONES, JOHN E.

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1834, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

JONES, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company A, 73d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

JORDAN, ROBERT

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1826, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 17; July 10, 1863. Read the complete entry.

JUDGE, FRANCIS W.

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company K, 79th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn., November 29, 1863. Entered service at: ——. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.


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KANE, JOHN

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company K, 100th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

KAPPESSER, PETER

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 149th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Lookout Mountain, Tenn., November 24, 1863. Entered service at: Syracuse, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

KAUSS (KAUTZ), AUGUST

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company H, 15th New York Heavy Artillery. Place and date: At Five Forks, Va., April 1, 1865. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

KEELE, JOSEPH

Rank and organization: Sergeant Major, 182nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At North Anna River, Va., May 23, 1864. Entered service at: Staten Island, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

KEENE, JOSEPH

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 26th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fredericksburg, Va., December 13, 1862. Entered service at: ——. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.

KELLY, DANIEL

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Groveland, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KELLY, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 6th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Front Royal, Va., August 16, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

KENYON, CHARLES

Rank and organization: Fireman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

KENYON, JOHN S.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 3nd New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Trenton, N.C., May 15, 1862. Entered service at: Schenevus, N.Y. Born: May 5, 1843, Grosvenors, Schoharie County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KENYON, SAMUEL P.

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 24th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creeks, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Oriskany Falls, N.Y. Birth: Ira, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KIGGINS, JOHN

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 149th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Lookout Mountain, Tenn., November 24, 1863. Entered service at: Syracuse, N.Y. Birth: Syracuse, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KING, HORATIO C.

Rank and organization: Major and Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: Near Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va., March 31, 1865. Entered service at: Brooklyn, N.Y. Born: December 22, 1837, Portland, Maine. Read the complete entry.

KING, ROBERT H.

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Place: Plymouth, N.C. Born: 1845, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

KING, RUFUS Jr.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 4th U.S. Artillery. Place and date: At White Oak Swamp Bridge, Va., June 30, 1862. Entered service at: New York. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

KINNAIRD, SAMUEL W.

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1843, New York, N.Y. , Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

KLINE, HARRY

Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 40th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Syracuse, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

KIRBY, DENNIS T.

Rank and organization: Major, 8th Missouri Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863. Entered service at: St. Louis, Mo. Born: September 14, 1838, Niagara, County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KNOX, EDWARD M.

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, 15th New York Battery. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

KUDER, ANDREW

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, Company G, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Groveland, N.Y. Read the complete entry.


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LADD, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 22nd New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: Carmillus, Onondaga County, N.Y. Birth: Carmillus, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LAFFERTY, JOHN

Rank and organization: Fireman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

LAING, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company F, 158th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 29, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Hempstead, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LANGBEIN, J. C. JULIUS

Rank and organization: Musician, Company B, 9th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Camden, N.C., April 19, 1862. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: 29 September 1846, Germany. Read the complete entry.

LANN, JOHN S.

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842 Rochester, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

LEE, JAMES H.

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

LESLIE, FRANK

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 4th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Front Royal, Va., August 15, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.

LEVY, BENJAMIN

Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 1st New York Infantry. Place and date: At Glendale, Va., June 30, 1862. Entered service at: ——. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LIBAIRE, ADOLPHE

Rank and organization: Captain, Company E, 9th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Antietam, Md., September 17, 1862. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: ——. Read the complete entry.

LLOYD, JOHN W.

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born. 1831, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

LONSWAY, JOSEPH

Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 20th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Murfree’s Station, Va., October 16, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Clayton, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LORISH, ANDREW J.

Rank and organization: Commissary Sergeant, 19th New York Cavalry (1st New York Dragoons). Place and date: At Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Born: 8 November 1832, Dansville, Steuben County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LOVE, GEORGE M.

Rank and organization: Colonel, 116th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864. Entered service at: New York. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

LUDGATE, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Captain, Company G, 59th New York Veteran Infantry. Place and date: At Farmville, Va., April 7, 1865. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.

LUDWIG, CARL

Rank and organization: Private, 34th New York Battery. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: France. Read the complete entry.

LUTES, FRANKLIN W.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 111th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., March 31, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Oneida County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

LUTY, GOTLIEB

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company A, 74th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863. Entered service at: West Manchester, Pa. Birth: Allegheny County, Pa. Read the complete entry.

LYMAN, JOEL H.

Rank and organization: Quartermaster Sergeant, Company B, 9th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Entered service at: East Randolph, N.Y. Birth: Cattaraugus, N.Y. Read the complete entry.


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MACHON, JAMES

Rank and organization: Boy, U.S. Navy. Place and date: ——. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45, December 31, 1864. Birth: 1848 in England. Read the complete entry.

MACK, ALEXANDER

Rank and organization: Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy. Born: 1836, Holland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

MACKIE, JOHN F.

Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 1836, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 17; July 10, 1863. Read the complete entry.

MADDEN, MICHAEL

Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 42nd New York Infantry. Place and date: At Masons Island, Md., September 3, 1861. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: September 28, 1841, Ireland. Read the complete entry.

MADDEN, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Coal Heaver, U.S. Navy. Born: 1843, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

MADISON, JAMES

Rank and organization. Sergeant, Company E, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: Fairport, N.Y. Birth: Niagara, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MANDY, HARRY J.

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company B, 4th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Front Royal, Va., August 15, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: England. Read the complete entry.

MANGAM, RICHARD C.

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 148th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Hatchers Run, Va., April 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

MARSH, ALBERT

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 64th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: Randolph, N.Y. Birth: Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MARTIN, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1839, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

McCLELLAND, MATTHEW

Rank and organization: First Class Fireman, U.S. Navy. Place and date: ——. Birth: 1833 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

McENROE, PATRICK H.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 6th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Entered service at: New York. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

McFALL, DANIEL

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company E, 17th Michigan Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: Ypsilanti, Mich. Born: 1836, Niagara County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

McGONNICLE, ANDREW J.

Rank and organization: Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: ——-. Entered service at: ——-. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

McGlNN, EDWARD

Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 54th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863. Entered service at: ——. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

McGONNlGLE, ANDREW J.

Rank and organization: Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Cedar Creek. Va., October 19, 1864 Entered service at: Cumberland, Md. Birth: New York, N.Y. Date of issue: July 21, 1897. Read the complete entry.

McGOWAN, JOHN

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1831, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

MclNTOSH, JAMES

Rank and organization: Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy. Born: 1833, Canada. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

McKAY, CHARLES W.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 154th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Dug Gap, Ga., May 8, 1864. Entered service at: Allegheny, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Birth: Mansfield, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

McKEE, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Color Sergeant, Company D, 89th New York Infantry. Place and date: ——–. Entered service at: ——-. Birth: Born in Ireland. Read the complete entry.

McKNIGHT, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840 Ulster County, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

*McVEANE, JOHN P.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 49th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fredericksburg Heights, Va., May 4, 1863. Entered service at: Buffalo, N.Y. Birth: Canada. Read the complete entry.

MEACH, GEORGE E.

Rank and organization: Farrier, Company I, 6th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

MEAGHER, THOMAS

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company G, 158th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 29, 1864. Entered service at: Brooklyn N.Y. Birth: Scotland. Date of issue: April 6, 1865. Read the complete entry.

MERRILL, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Private, Company I, 142d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Fisher, N.C., January 15, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Queensberry, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MEYER, HENRY C.

Rank and organization: Captain, Company D, 24th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., June 17, 1864. Entered service at: Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. Birth: Hamburg, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MILES, NELSON A.

Rank and organization: Colonel, 61st New York Infantry. Place and date: ——. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Westminster, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MILLER, FRANK

Rank and organization: Private, Company M, 2nd New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Jamaica, N.Y. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

MILLER, JOHN

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 8th New York Cavalry Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at. Rochester, N.Y. Birth: Germany. Read the complete entry.

MILLIKEN, DANIEL

Rank and organization: Quarter Gunner, U.S. Navy. Born: 1838 Maine. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

MILLS, CHARLES

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1843, Upster, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

MILLS, FRANK W.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 1st New York Mounted Rifles Place and date: At Sandy Cross Roads, N.C., September 4, 1862. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Middletown, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MOFFITT, JOHN H.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company C, 16th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Gaines Mill, Va., June 27, 1862. Entered service at: Plattsburg, N.Y. Born. January 8, 1843, Chazy, Clinton County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MOORE, CHARLES

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1839, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 32; April 16, 1864. Read the complete entry.

MORGAN, JAMES H.

Rank and organization: Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

MORRIS, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa. Birth: Philadelphia, Pa. Read the complete entry.

MORRISON, JOHN G.

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Entered service at: Lansingburg, N.Y. Born: November 3, 1842, Ireland G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

MORSE, CHARLES E.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company I, 62nd New York Infantry. Place and date: —-. Entered service at: —–. Birth: Born in France. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, CHARLES J.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant and Quartermaster, 38th New York Infantry. Place and date: —–. Entered service at: —-. Birth: Born in England. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, JAMES T.

Rank and organization: Private, Company L, 1st Connecticut Artillery. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., March 25, 1865. Entered service at: New Haven, Conn. Birth: Canada. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, MICHAEL C.

Rank and organization: Lieutenant Colonel, 170th New York Infantry. Place and date: At North Anna River, Va., May 24, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, PATRICK

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1823, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company K, 158th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chapin’s Farm, Va., September 30, 1864. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

MURPHY, THOMAS J.

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company G, 146th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Five Forks, Va., April 1, 1865. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.


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NAYLOR, DAVID

Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1843, Thompsonville, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

NEAHR, ZACHARIAH C.

Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 142d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Fisher, N.C., January 16, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Canajoharie, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

NEWMAN, WILLIAM H.

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company B, 86th New York Infantry. Place and date: Near Amelia Springs, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Orange County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

NIBBE, JOHN H.

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842, Germany. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.

NICHOLS, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1837, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

NIVEN, ROBERT

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, Company H, 8th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: Rochester, N.Y. Born: December 18, 1833, Harlem, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

NORTON, JOHN R.

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company M, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ontario County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

NORTON, LLEWELLYN P.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company L, 10th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Cortland County, N.Y. Birth: Scott, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

NUTTING, LEE

Rank and organization: Captain, Company C., 61st New York Infantry. Place and date: At Todds Tavern, Va., May 8, 1864. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Orange County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.


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O’BEIRNE, JAMES R.

Rank and organization: Captain, Company C, 37th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fair Oaks, Va., May 31 and June 1, 1862. Entered service at: New York. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

O’BRIEN, PETER

Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. Place and date: At Waynesboro, Va., March 2, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Ireland. Read the complete entry.

O’CONNELL, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Coal Heaver, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

O’DONOGHUE, TIMOTHY

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy, Born: 1841, Rochester N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

OLIVER, PAUL A.

Rank and organization: Captain, Company D. 12th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Resaca, Ga. May 15, 1864 Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: July 18, 1831, at sea in the English Channel aboard American flagship. Read the complete entry.

ORR, CHARLES A.

Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 187th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Hatchers Run, Va., October 27, 1864. Entered service at: Bennington, N.Y. Birth: Holland, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

OVIATT, MILES M.

Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 1841, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.


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PACKARD, LORON F.

Rank and organization: Private, Company E, 5th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Raccoon Ford, Va., November 27, 1863. Entered service at. Cuba, N.Y. Birth. Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

PARKS, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Captain of the Forecastle, U.S. Navy. Born: 1823, Schenectady, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

PARKS, HENRY JEREMIAH

Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 9th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864. Entered service at: Orangeville, N.Y. Born: February 24, 1848, Orangeville, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

PATTERSON, JOHN H.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 11th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Wilderness, Va., May 5, 1864. Entered service at: New York. Birth: New York. Read the complete entry.

PAYNE, IRVIN C.

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company M, 2nd New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: Wayne County, Pa. Read the complete entry.

PEASE, JOACHIM

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: Long Island, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

PERRY, THOMAS

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1836 New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

PETERSON, ALFRED

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1838, Sweden. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 11; April 3, 1863. Read the complete entry.

PHINNEY, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Boatswain’s Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1824, Norway. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

PITMAN, GEORGE J.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa. Birth: Recklestown N.J. Read the complete entry.

PLIMLEY, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company F, 120th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Hatchers Run, Va., April 2, 1865. Entered service at: Catskill, N.Y. Birth. Catskill, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

PORTER, WILLIAM

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company H, 1st New Jersey Cavalry. Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865. Entered service at: ——. Birth: New York, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

POST, PHILIP SIDNEY

Rank and organization: Colonel, 59th Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16, 1864. Entered service at: Galesburg, Ill. Born: March 19, 1833; Florida, Orange County, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

POTTER, NORMAN F.

Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company E, 149th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Lookout Mountain, Tenn., November 24, 1863. Entered service at: Pompey, N.Y. Birth: Pompey, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

PRESTON, NOBLE D.

Rank and organization: First Lieutenant and Commissary, 10th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Trevilian Station, Va., June 11, 1864. Entered service at: Fulton, N.Y. Birth: ——.Read the complete entry.

PRICE, EDWARD

Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 45; December 31, 1864. Read the complete entry.

PROVINCE, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Citation: On board the U.S.S. Santiago de Cuba during the assault on Fort Fisher on January 15, 1865. As one of a boat crew detailed to one of the generals on shore, Province bravely entered the fort in the assault and accompanied his party in carrying dispatches at the height of the battle. He was 1 of 6 men who entered the fort in the assault from the fleet.

PUTNAM, EDGAR P.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 9th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Crumps Creek, Va., May 27, 1864. Entered service at: Stockton, N.Y. Birth: Stockton, N.Y. Read the complete entry.

PYNE, GEORGE

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1841, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 59; June 22, 1865. Read the complete entry.


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QUINLAN, JAMES

Rank and organization: Major, 88th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Savage Station, Va., June 29, 1862. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Born: September 13, 1833, Ireland. Read the complete entry.




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