Hungerford, William F.

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William Hungerford was born in Berne on December 11, 1819 a son of Isaac Hungerford and Jemima Tygert. [1]

Marriage & Children

He married in Berne at the Thompsons Lake Reformed Church on November 8, 1843, Catherine Winne, who was born on September 4, 1819, a daughter of John Benjamin Winne and Magdalen Houck[1]

Military Service

Enlistment Date: 25 Aug 1862
Enlistment Place: Kingston, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 156th Infantry
Company: Company C
Discharged for Disability: 25 Jan 1863
Muster Out Place: Washington, DC
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 44 to serve 3 years. After his disability discharge in January of 1863, it appears that William went to Whitehall, NY and enlisted in Company of the 2nd Vet. Cavalry but there are no records beyond that enlistment available through the AG reports.

Born in Albany County, NY, Stone cutter, Blue eyes, Dark hair, Light Complexion, 5’10-1/2” tall. [2]

Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York



Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 Berne NY Family files,
  2. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases