Frost, William Tanner

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William Tanner Frost was born in Rensselaerville on October 9, 1834 a son of George Frost and Abigail Tanner. [1]

Marriage & Children

William never married.

Military Service

Residence: Shandaken, Ulster Co., NY[1]
Enlistment Date: 23 Sept 1861[2]
Enlistment Place: Kingston, NY [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 80th Infantry [2]
Company: Company K
Muster Out Date: 23 Sept 1864[1]
Muster Out Place: City Point, VA [1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 26 to serve 3 years. Detailed ambulance driver and served as such for 2-1/2 years of term. Took part in battles of Normans Ford, Warrington Springs, 2nd Bull Run, Antitam and others. Still living, P.O. Address, Shandaken, Ulster Co., N.Y.[1]
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General; military databases.


He died on September 22, 1893 at Shandaken, Ulster Co., NY and was buried in the Bushnellsville Community Burying Ground there.

William T. Frost grave marker courtesy of Mark Gossoo


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York