Townsend, Daniel

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Daniel was born in Berne at about 1840, a son of Daniel Townsend and Phoebe Galusha[1]

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence: Stanford, NY
Enlistment Date: 6 Aug 1861
Enlistment Place: Stanfordville, NY
Enlistment Rank: Corporal
State Served: New York
Regiment: 47th Infantry
Company: Company D
Transferred on: 17 Apr 1865
Transferred to : 11th Infantry VRC
Company: Company F
Muster Out Date: 30 Aug 1865
Muster Out Place:
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 22 to serve 3 years.

Borne in Berne, Age 23, Farmer, Hazel eyes, Brown hair, Fair complexion, 5’8” tall. [2]

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



Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1900 - 47th

TOWNSEND DANIEL Age 22 years Enlisted August 6 1861 at Stanfordville to serve three years mustered in as corporal Co D September 14 1861 returned to ranks no date re enlisted as a veteran January 23 1864 transferred to Co F Eleventh Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps April 17 1865


  1. Berne NY Family files,
  2. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases