Golden, James

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Birth

James Golden was born in Gorham, ME in June of 1834, a son of Alvah and Eliza Golden, and a brother of Alvah, Jr. who also served in the Civil War.

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville[1]
Place of Birth: Rensselaerville[1]
Date of Birth: June 1834[1]
Names of Parents: Alvah (Golden) and Eliza Golden[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Occupation: Cooper[1]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[1]
Bounty Received: none[1]
Enlistment Date: 20 November 1861
Enlistment Place: Rensselaerville, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 91st Infantry Regiment New York
Company: E
Muster Out Date: 3 July 1865
Muster Out Place: Washington, DC
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at age 26. "Served in engagements of the Regt. Served his time and discharged (still living) P.O. Address Schoharie Co N.Y."

Erroneously reported as a deserter at Albany in August of 1864.[2]

Born in Gorham, Maine, Age 28, Teamster/Cooper, Blue eyes, Auburn hair, Light complexion, 5'6" tall.[2]

Sources Used: 1890 Veterans Census; American Civil War Soldiers, Ancestry.com; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

James died in December of 1896.[3]

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
  3. Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com