Vandenburgh, John E.
John E. Vandenburgh was born in Rensselaerville, Albany County, NY in about 1843. He was the son of ______ Vandenburgh and Eliza Ann Fisher. After the death of his father, his mother married James Albro Sweet.
Marriage & Children
He married Helen who was born at about 1859, at about 1875 and had a son, John W. Vandenburgh, who was born in Lansingburgh, NY.
John worked as a farmer before he served in the Civil War.
|Enlistment Date:||22 Jul 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|Wounded in Action on:||10 Jun 1864|
|Wounded at:||Cold Harbor, VA|
|Discharged for Disability on:||22 May 1865|
|Discharged at:||Lovell General Hospital, Portsmouth Grove, RI|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 19. He was wounded in the left shoulder at Cold Harbor.|
|Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers and U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998|
John died on May 13, 1922 at Troy, NY.
Additional Research Notes
- Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
- Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com