Green. John

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John was born in June of 1832 at Broome, Schoharie Co., NY. His father’s name was given as Zimmery Greene but his mother’s name was not mentioned.

Marriage & Children

John was married at the time of his enlistment, but his wife’s name was not given nor were children mentioned.

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville[1]
Place of Birth: Broome, Schoharie Co., NY[1]
Date of Birth: June 1832[1]
Names of Parents: Zimmery (Greene) and unknown[1]
Marital Status: Married[1]
Occupation: Farmer[1]
Term of Enlistment: 9 Months[1]
Bounty Received: $50.00[1]
Enlistment Date: 14 Oct 1862
Enlistment Place: Rensselaerville[2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 177th Infantry
Company: Company B
Deserted on: 3 Dec 1862.[2]
Taken Prisoner on: 3 Dec 1862[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 28. [2] "Was last heard from at Culpepper from which place he was taken prisoner with 3 others. This is all the account I can get supposed to be living"[1] The remarks here provided by the County Clerk appear to be in error since the regiment never left the state until December 16, 1862, when they did, they went directly to Louisiana.

Name is spelled Green in this record. Born in Broome, Schoharie Co., June 1832, Age 28, Farmer, Blue eyes, Dark hair, Fair complexion, 5'11" tall.[3]

Sources Used:, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War



Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ancestry Military Databases
  3. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases