Dietz, Franklin

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Franklin was born in Berne[1] at about 1847, a son of Jacob Haverly Dietz and Harriet Louise Wright.[2]

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Enlistment Date: 03 March 1864
Enlistment Place: Berne, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 13th Heavy Artillery
Company: Company G
Transfer Date: 27 June 1865
Transferred to: On consolidation, 6th Heavy Artillery[1]
Company: Company M
Muster Out Date:
Muster Out Place:
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 17 to serve 3 years.

Born in Berne, NY, Age 17, Carpenter, Blue eyes, Dark hair, Light complexion, 5’8” tall. [1]

Franklin applied for and received a pension for his CW service on June 11, 1892 in New York, but his name did not appear on the 1890 Veterans census.

Sources Used: Military databases, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York Regimental Rosters.


Franklin died on July 14, 1920 at Albany, NY [3]It should be noted that Albany, NY could mean anywhere in Albany County.


Additional Research Notes

Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1897 - 13th Artillery

DEITZ, FRANKLIN - Age 17 years Enlisted March 3 1864 at Berne mustered in as private Co G March 3 1864 to serve three years transferred to Co M Sixth Artillery July 18 1865

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases
  2. Berne NY Family files,
  3. Civil War Pension Records @