Van Zandt, John H.
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John H. Van Zandt was born in Westerlo, Albany County, NY in about 1827.
Marriage & Children
John married a woman named Thankful.
Before he served during the Civil War, John worked as a moulder.
|Enlistment Date:||6 Aug 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, NY|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|Wounded in Action on:||4 June 1864|
|Wounded at:||Cold Harbor, VA|
|Muster Out Date:||16 Jun 1865|
|Muster Out Place:||Baltimore, MD|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 35. Widow, Thankful Wilson, applied for soldier's pension on 19 April 1889. Records have the spelling Van Antz with notation that it was also spelled VanLandt, VanZantz and Van Zanter. Keating in Carnival of Blood says also Van Zantzer.|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers and CW Pension Index; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998.|
John H. Van Zandt died on September 25, 1882.
Additional Research Notes
- Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
- Civil War Pension Index, Ancestry.com
- Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com