Hallenbeck, Reuben Abram

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Reuben Abram Hallenbeck was born in Rensselaerville on September 1, 1844, a son of Jacob Hallenbeck and Lavinia, the daughter of Jacob and Hannah Tripp. [1]

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence: Broome, Schoharie County, NY[1]
Enlistment Date: 1 Dec 1863[2]
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private [2]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[2]
Company: Company H [2]
Transfer Date: 3 Jan 1864 [2]
Transferred to: Company F[2]
Wounded in Action: 30 May 1864 [2]
Wounded at: Totopotomoy, VA[2]
Discharged for Disability: 15 March 1865 [2]
Discharged at: De Camp General Hospital, David’s Island, New York Harbor [2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 21 to serve 3 years. [2]The 1890 census indicates that he was shot through the right leg.
Sources Used: Town and City Registers of the men who served in the Civil War; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York.


Reuben received his CW pension on March 14, 1872. His widow, Adelaid, received her pension on May 14, 1896. He lived in Duanesburg at the time of his death.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York