Moak, John Henry

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John H. Moak was born in Rensselaerville, NY on August 27,1846, a son of Henry J. Moak and Polly.

Marriage & Children

John married Mary L.____ at about 1886. They had no children.[1]

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville, NY
Enlistment Date: 7 Oct 1864
Enlistment Place: Kingston, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 100th Infantry
Company: Company A
Deserted: 6 Aug 1865[2]
Deserted at: near Richmond, VA[2]
Honorable Discharge issued: 5 July 1884
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18 to serve 1 year

Born in Rensselaerville on August 27, 1846[2]

Sources Used:, military databases; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York, military rosters.


John died on May 9, 1921 in the City of Albany.[3]


Additional Research Notes

John H. Moak appears on the 1890 Veterans census for the City of Albany.
He received a pension for his CW service in 1890

Additional Media


  1. 1900 Census, City of Albany, Albany Co., NY
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases
  3. Civil War Pension Records @