Knowles, Herbert

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Hampton National Cemetary, Memorial Day 2009


Born January 12, 1837 at Westerlo, New York to Joshua Addison Knowles and Sarah (Gardner) Knowles.

Marriage & Children

Herbert married Mary St. John at about 1863. They had one son, Edward A. Knowles, who was born in April of 1864.

Military Service

Residence: Westerlo
Enlistment Date: 22 Dec 1863
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 3rd Infantry
Company: Company F
Died of Disease on: 2 Jul 1864
Place of Death: Fortress Monroe, VA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 26

Born in Westerlo, NY, Age 26, Farmer, Brown eyes, Brown hair, Light complexion, 5'9"tall.[1]

Sources Used: 1860 census, Westerlo, NY;, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General for the state of NY for the year 1898



Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases