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.
|Enlistment Date:||22 Dec 1863|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|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.
|Sources Used: 1860 census, Westerlo, NY; Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General for the state of NY for the year 1898|
Additional Research Notes
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases