Eli was born in Coeymans in 1844, a son of Powell Marshall and Marie Willsey. His mother died in 1856. His father then married Jane Ann Terbush, the widow of Henry Robertson, and moved his family to Westerlo before 1860.
Marriage & Children
Eli never married
|Place of Birth:||Albany County|
|Date of Birth:||1845|
|Term of Enlistment:||1 year|
|Enlistment Date:||1 Sep 1864|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Muster Out Date:||10 Jun 1865|
|Muster Out Place:||Baltimore, MD|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 20. "P.O. Ad. South Westerlo, Albany Co. N.Y."
Born in Westerlo, NY, Age 20, Farmer, Blue eyes, Brown hair, Light complexion, 5'10" tall.
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War; 1865 census, Westerlo, Albany Co., NY|
Eli died on December 24, 1916 at Clarksville, NY
Additional Research Notes
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Ancestry Military Databases
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
- Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com