Wilsey, Theodore R.

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Theodore was born in Broome, Schoharie Co., NY on December 27, 1841, a son of Reuben Wilsey and Phebe Bates.[1]

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence at Enlistment: Potters Hollow[1]
Place of Birth: Broome, Schoharie Co., NY[1]
Date of Birth: 27 December 1841[1]
Names of Parents: Reuben(Wilsey) and Phebe Bates[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Occupation: Farmer[1]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[1]
Bounty Received: $50.00[1]
Enlistment Date: 24 Apr 1862
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private[3]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[3][2]
Company: Company F
Promotion Date: 18 Aug 1862[3][2]
Promotion Rank: Corporal[3][2]
Muster Out Date: 16 Jun 1865[3][2]
Muster Out Place: Baltimore, MD[3][2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 21.[2] "Promoted Corporal immediately, participated with Regt in Battles of Spotsylvania, Tolupotomy Creek, North Ann Cold Harbor in front of Petersburgh in battle at Deep Bottom Reams Station Discharged with Reg (still living) PO Potters Hollow Alb Co"[1] Also borne as Wilsie[3]
Sources Used:Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General for the State of NY for the year 1898; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


He died on November 27, 1875 at Huston, Texas and was buried at the Huston Cemetery.[4]


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Ancestry Military Databases
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Annual Report of the Adjutant-General
  4. Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903, Ancestry.com Military databases