Hallenbeck, Nicholas

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Nicholas N. Hallenbeck was born in Schoharie Co., NY at about 1842, a son of Jacob and Emeline Hallenbeck.


At times, Nicholas was a farmer, but he worked mainly as a merchant, selling groceries.

Marriage & Children

At about 1868, he married in Rensselaerville, Emma, a daughter of Henry and Sarah Kline. They had one son, Frank Hallenbeck, who was born in 1869.

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville
Enlistment Date: 28 July 1862
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery
Company: Company F
Promotion Date: 29 March 1864
Promotion Rank: Full Corporal
Wounded in Action on: 19 May 1864
Wounded at: Spotsylvania, VA
Promotion Date: 30 October 1864
Promotion Rank: Full Sergeant
Muster Out Date: 16 June 1865
Muster Out Place: Ft. Federal Hill, Baltimore, MD
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at age 20; 1890 residence Potters Hollow PO. The 1890 census stated that the soldier lost a finger in the service.
Sources Used: 1890 Veterans Census; American Civil War Soldiers, Ancestry.com


Nicholas received his Civil War pension on or about June 7, 1870. He died on August 4, 1930 at Albany, NY.[1]His widow, Emma, received her pension on September 25, 1930.


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