Sweet, Albert

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Birth

Albert Sweet was born in Middleburgh, Schoharie County on November 22,1835, a son of Ira Sweet and Rebecca Thorn

Marriage & Children

He married Ophelia Palmer who was born at about 1834 at about 1867 and had the following known children:

  • Frank Sweet
  • Nellie Sweet
  • Ball Sweet
  • Florence Sweet

Military Service

91st Infantry Battle Flag
Residence at Enlistment: Rensselaerville[1]
Place of Birth: Middleburgh, Schoharie County[1]
Date of Birth: 22 November 1835[1]
Names of Parents: Ira (Sweet) and Rebecca Thorn[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Occupation: Farmer[1]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[1]
Bounty Received: None[1]
Enlistment Date: 23 Nov 1861
Enlistment Place: Rensselaerville, NY [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 91st Infantry
Company: Company E
Transferred Company K: 10 Dec 1861[2]
Promotion Rank: Corporal[2]
Promotion Date: 10 Dec 1861
Wounded in Action: 31 March 1864
Wounded at: Gravely Run
Muster Out Date: July 1864
Muster Out Place: absent, wounded, at muster-out of company.[3]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 26 years to serve 3 years. Mustering out information was not included in any of the available documents. "Was wounded in Battle of Gravely Run March 31, 1865. Said in Hospital 4 months and discharged with Regiment when mustered out (still living) P.O. Address Rensselaerville Albany Co N.Y."[1]

1890 Census, PA. Soldier was shot in the back, injured his leg and suffered chronic diarrhea.

Born in Middleburgh, NY on November 22, 1835,Farmer, Hazel eyes, Light hair, Light complexion, 5'5" tall.[4]

Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York

Death

Albert died on October 9, 1920 at Conneaut, Ashtabula Co., Ohio and was buried at the Conneaut Cemetery.

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ancestry Military Databases
  3. Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York
  4. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases