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==Service Personnel==
 
==Service Personnel==
*[[Bio:Adriance, James|Adriance, James A.]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Adriance, James|Adriance, James A. ]]
*[[Bio:Anable, Samuel|Anable, Samuel L. ]] wounded at [[h:Cold Harbor|Cold Harbor]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Anable, Samuel|Anable, Samuel L. ]] wounded at [[h:Cold Harbor|Cold Harbor ]]
*[[Bio:Applebee, John|Applebee, John]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Applebee, John|Applebee, John ]]
*[[Bio:Barker, Wesley Thomas|Barker, Wesley Thomas]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Barker, Wesley Thomas|Barker, Wesley Thomas ]]
*[[Bio:Barkman, Andrew|Barkman, Andrew]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Barkman, Andrew|Barkman, Andrew ]]
*[[Bio:Bates, DeWitt C.|Bates, DeWitt C.]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Bates, DeWitt C.|Bates, DeWitt C. ]]
*[[Bio:Bell, Henry T.|Bell, Henry T.]] wounded at [[h:Petersburg|Petersburg]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Bell, Henry T.|Bell, Henry T. ]] wounded at [[h:Petersburg|Petersburg ]]
*[[Bio:Bishop, Ambrusen|Bishop, Ambrusen]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Bishop, Ambrusen|Bishop, Ambrusen ]]
*[[Bio:Blakeslee, Phillip|Blakeslee, Phillip]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Blakeslee, Phillip|Blakeslee, Phillip ]]
*[[Bio:Boomhower, Levi|Boomhower, Levi]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Boomhower, Levi|Boomhower, Levi ]]
*[[Bio:Boughton, Smith Azor|Boughton, Smith Azor]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Boughton, Smith Azor|Boughton, Smith Azor ]]
*[[Bio:Bowie, John|Bowie, John]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Bowie, John|Bowie, John ]]
*[[Bio:Boyce, Jacob|Boyce, Jacob]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Boyce, Jacob|Boyce, Jacob ]]
*[[Bio:Brate, Abram|Brate, Abram]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Brate, Abram|Brate, Abram ]]
*[[Bio:Brate, Alexander|Brate, Alexander]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Brate, Alexander|Brate, Alexander ]]
*[[Bio:Brate, Baltus|Brate, Baltus]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Brate, Baltus|Brate, Baltus]]
*[[Bio:Brate, Francis|Brate, Francis]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Brate, Francis|Brate, Francis ]]
*[[Bio:Brate, George|Brate, George]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Brate, George|Brate, George ]]
*[[Bio:Brate, Jacob|Brate, Jacob]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Brate, Jacob|Brate, Jacob ]]
*[[Bio:Brate, James S.|Brate, James S.]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Brate, James S.|Brate, James S. ]]
*[[Bio:Brate, William|Brate, William]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Brate, William|Brate, William ]]
*[[Bio:Brate, William H.|Brate, William H.]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Brate, William H.|Brate, William H. ]]
*[[Bio:Britton, Cornelius|Britton, Cornelius]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Britton, Cornelius|Britton, Cornelius ]]
*[[Bio:Burlingham, Daniel|Burlingham, Daniel A.]]
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*[[Bio:Bio:Burlingham, Daniel|Burlingham, Daniel A. ]]
*[[Calfrient, Fritz]]
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*[[Bio:Calfrient, Fritz| Calfrient, Fritz  ]]
*[[Calhoun, Edward A.]]
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*[[Bio:Calhoun, Edward A.| Calhoun, Edward A.  ]]
*[[Cary, Charles F.]]
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*[[Bio:Cary, Charles F.| Cary, Charles F.  ]]
*[[Cary, Daniel I.]]captured at [[Reams Station]], died [[Salisbury]]
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*[[Bio:Cary, Daniel I.| Cary, Daniel I.  ]]captured at [[Reams Station ]], died [[Salisbury ]]
*[[Cheesbro, John]]
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*[[Bio:Cheesbro, John| Cheesbro, John ]]
*[[Cole, Charles]]
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*[[Bio:Cole, Charles| Cole, Charles ]]
*[[Concupont, Levi]]  native American killed at Battle of Wilderness
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*[[Bio:Concupont, Levi| Concupont, Levi ]]  native American killed at Battle of Wilderness
*[[Cornwell, Lewis W.]]
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*[[Bio:Cornwell, Lewis W.| Cornwell, Lewis W. ]]
*[[Cornwell, Stephen H.]] killed at [[Totopotomoy]]
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*[[Bio:Cornwell, Stephen H.| Cornwell, Stephen H. ]] killed at [[Totopotomoy ]]
*[[Craft, Alton]]
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*[[Bio:Craft, Alton| Craft, Alton ]]
*[[Craft, John Blodget]]
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*[[Bio:Craft, John Blodget| Craft, John Blodget ]]
*[[Craft, Thomas Jason]]
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*[[Bio:Craft, Thomas Jason| Craft, Thomas Jason ]]
*[[Crawford, David H.]]
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*[[Bio:Crawford, David H.| Crawford, David H.]]
*[[Davis, Darius]]
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*[[Bio:Davis, Darius| Davis, Darius ]]
*[[Decker, Jacob]]
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*[[Bio:Decker, Jacob| Decker, Jacob]]
*[[Dedrick, Spencer]]
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*[[Bio:Dedrick, Spencer| Dedrick, Spencer ]]
*[[Denison, Jesse]]
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*[[Bio:Denison, Jesse| Denison, Jesse ]]
*[[Finehout, John Tyler]]
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*[[Bio:Finehout, John Tyler| Finehout, John Tyler]]
*[[Finehout, William Henry]]
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*[[Bio:Finehout, William Henry| Finehout, William Henry]]
*[[Fisher, Gilbert E.]]
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*[[Bio:Fisher, Gilbert E.| Fisher, Gilbert E.]]
*[[Fisher, Hiram Atkins]]
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*[[Bio:Fisher, Hiram Atkins| Fisher, Hiram Atkins]]
*[[Flagler, Wesley]] captured at [[Petersburg]], died at [[Andersonville]].
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*[[Bio:Flagler, Wesley| Flagler, Wesley  ]] captured at [[Petersburg ]], died at [[Andersonville ]].
*[[Ford, George]]
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*[[Bio:Ford, George| Ford, George]]
*[[Ford, Grant]]
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*[[Bio:Ford, Grant| Ford, Grant ]]
*[[Fox, Jacob]]
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*[[Bio:Fox, Jacob| Fox, Jacob ]]
*[[Ganesslen, George]]
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*[[Bio:Ganesslen, George| Ganesslen, George ]]
*[[Gibbons, Erastus Jr.]]
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*[[Bio:Gibbons, Erastus Jr.| Gibbons, Erastus Jr. ]]
*[[Gocha, Soloman Ruben]] wounded at [[Reams Station]], discharged for disability.
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*[[Bio:Gocha, Soloman Ruben| Gocha, Soloman Ruben]] wounded at [[Reams Station ]], discharged for disability.
*[[Green, Henry A.]]
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*[[Bio:Green, Henry A.| Green, Henry A. ]]
*[[Golden, Charles Lapaugh]] wounded
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*[[Bio:Golden, Charles Lapaugh| Golden, Charles Lapaugh ]]
*[[Griffen, Reed B.]] hospitalized and discharged for disability.
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*[[Bio:Griffen, Reed B.| Griffen, Reed B.]]
*[[Griffin, Harvey]]
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*[[Bio:Griffin, Harvey| Griffin, Harvey ]]
*[[Guild, Simon]]
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*[[Bio:Guild, Simon| Guild, Simon]]
*[[Guyer, George C.]] Annie E. Guyer, widow 1890
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*[[Bio:Guyer, George C.| Guyer, George C.]] 
*[[Haight, Alexander]]
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*[[Bio:Haight, Alexander| Haight, Alexander ]]
*[[Haines, George]] wounded at [[Totopotomoy]] and again at [[Petersburg]]; discharged for disability.
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*[[Bio:Haines, George| Haines, George ]] wounded at [[Totopotomoy ]] and again at [[Petersburg ]]; discharged for disability.
*[[Haines, Victor]]
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*[[Bio:Haines, Victor| Haines, Victor]]
*[[Hale, Albert C.]]
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*[[Bio:Hale, Albert C.| Hale, Albert C.]]
*[[Hassell, Gideon]]
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*[[Bio:Hassell, Gideon]]
*[[Hassell, John ]]
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*[[Bio:Hassell, John | Hassell, John ]]
*[[Holly, John A.]]
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*[[Bio:Holly, John A.| Holly, John A. ]]
*[[Holmes, Erastus Hamilton]] Corporal, wounded and captured at [[Petersburg]]; died of wounds. [[Heroes of Albany]]
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*[[Bio:Holmes, Erastus Hamilton| Holmes, Erastus Hamilton]] Corporal, wounded and captured at [[Petersburg]]; died of wounds. [[Heroes of Albany ]]
*[[Holmes, James]]  
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*[[Bio:Holmes, James| Holmes, James]]  
*[[Hotaling, John C.]]
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*[[Bio:Hotaling, John C.| Hotaling, John C.]]
*[[Hunt, Eli]]  
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*[[Bio:Hunt, Eli| Hunt, Eli]]  
*[[Hunt, Silas]]
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*[[Bio:Hunt, Silas| Hunt, Silas]]
*[[Huyck, Alphonso]]
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*[[Bio:Huyck, Alphonso| Huyck, Alphonso]]
*[[Ingalls, William H.]]
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*[[Bio:Ingalls, William H.| Ingalls, William H.]]
*[[Irving, Frederick]]
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*[[Bio:Irving, Frederick| Irving, Frederick]]
*[[Johnson, William D.]]
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*[[Bio:Johnson, William D.| Johnson, William D.]]
*[[Knowles, George]]
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*[[Bio:Knowles, George| Knowles, George ]]
*[[Knowles, Herbert]]
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*[[Bio:Knowles, Herbert| Knowles, Herbert ]]
*[[Lake, Lorenzo]]  
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*[[Bio:Lake, Lorenzo| Lake, Lorenzo ]]  
*[[Lamoureaux, William Harrison]]
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*[[Bio:Lake, Romance| Lake, Romance ]]
*[[LaPaugh, Judson Clement]]
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*[[Bio:Lamoureaux, William Harrison| Lamoureaux, William Harrison]]
*[[Laupaugh, Alfred]]
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*[[Bio:LaPaugh, Judson Clement| LaPaugh, Judson Clement]]
*[[Lobdell, Isaac DM]]
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*[[Bio:Laupaugh, Alfred| Laupaugh, Alfred]]
*[[Lockwood, Marcus D.]] captured at [[Petersburg]], died at [[Andersonville]]
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*[[Bio:Lobdell, Isaac DM| Lobdell, Isaac DM]]
*[[Low, John B.]]
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*[[Bio:Lockwood, Marcus D.| Lockwood, Marcus D.]] captured at [[Petersburg ]], died at [[Andersonville]]
*[[Mabie, Edmund]]
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*[[Bio:Low, John B.| Low, John B. ]]
*[[Maher, John]]
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*[[Bio:Mabie, Edmund| Mabie, Edmund ]]
*[[Maher, William]]
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*[[Bio:Maher, John| Maher, John ]]
*[[Marshall, Benjamin]]
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*[[Bio:Maher, William| Maher, William]]
*[[Marshall, Eli]]
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*[[Bio:Marshall, Benjamin| Marshall, Benjamin]]
*[[Marshall, Tunis]]
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*[[Bio:Marshall, Eli| Marshall, Eli]]
*[[Newberry, John S.]]
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*[[Bio:Marshall, Tunis| Marshall, Tunis]]
*[[Palmer, Frederick]]
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*[[Bio:Newberry, John S.| Newberry, John S. ]]
*[[Palmer, Ira]]
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*[[Bio:Palmer, Frederick| Palmer, Frederick  ]]
*[[Palmer, Seymour J.]]
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*[[Bio:Palmer, Ira| Palmer, Ira ]]
*[[Peck, Orin Arthur]]
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*[[Bio:Palmer, Seymour J.| Palmer, Seymour J.]]
*[[Peck, William H.]] of Westerlo and father of Orin, signed up in Fulton Co.
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*[[Bio:Peck, Orin Arthur| Peck, Orin Arthur]]
*[[Peck, William J.]] wounded in battle and died.
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*[[Bio:Peck, William H.| Peck, William H.  ]] Father of Orin, signed up in Fulton Co.
*[[Requa, James H.]] captured at [[Reams Station]], paroled
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*[[Bio:Peck, William J.| Peck, William J. ]] wounded in battle and died.
*[[Robertson, Zelum Terbush]]  alias John Crawford, drowned in shipwreck
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*[[Bio:Requa, James H.| Requa, James H.]] captured at [[Reams Station ]], paroled
*[[Rundell, Daniel]]
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*[[Bio:Robertson, Zelum Terbush| Robertson, Zelum Terbush ]]  alias John Crawford, drowned in shipwreck
*[[Schofield, Andrew]]
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*[[Bio:Rundell, Daniel|:Rundell, Daniel]]
*[[Simpkins, Stephen Robert]]
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*[[Bio:Schofield, Andrew| Schofield, Andrew]]
*[[Slater, Jacob Haines]]
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*[[Bio:Simpkins, Stephen Robert| Simpkins, Stephen Robert ]]
*[[Slingerland, Teunis]]
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*[[Bio:Slater, Jacob Haines| Slater, Jacob Haines ]]
*[[Snyder, Homer]]
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*[[Bio:Slingerland, Teunis| Slingerland, Teunis]]
*[[Sornberger, Alexander]]
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*[[Bio:Snyder, Homer| Snyder, Homer ]]
*[[St.John, John Tyler ]]
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*[[Bio:Sornberger, Alexander| Sornberger, Alexander]]
*[[Steadman, Charles]]
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*[[Bio:St.John, John Tyler | St.John, John Tyler ]]
*[[Stone, Edgar]]
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*[[Bio:Steadman, Charles| Steadman, Charles ]]
*[[Sweet, James Albro]]  
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*[[Bio:Stone, Edgar| Stone, Edgar ]]
*[[Talmadge, Abram Robertson]] wounded at [[Totopotomoy]]; right arm amputated and he was discharged for disability.
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*[[Bio:Sweet, James Albro| Sweet, James Albro ]]  
*[[Talmadge, Martin]]  
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*[[Bio:Talmadge, Abram Robertson| Talmadge, Abram Robertson]] wounded at [[Totopotomoy]]; right arm amputated and he was discharged for disability.
*[[Teel, Robert]]
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*[[Bio:Talmadge, Martin| Talmadge, Martin ]]  
*[[Thayer, Julius]]
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*[[Bio:Teel, Robert| Teel, Robert]]
*[[Tompkins, Charles A.]]
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*[[Bio:Thayer, Julius| Thayer, Julius ]]
*[[Udell, James]] captured at [[Petersburg]], died of survey at [[Andersonville]]
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*[[Bio:Tompkins, Charles A.| Tompkins, Charles A.]]
*[[Vanleuven, Dewitt C.]]
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*[[Bio:Udell, James| Udell, James]] captured at [[Petersburg ]], died of survey at [[Andersonville ]]
*[[Van Zandt, John H.]] wounded at [[Cold Harbor]]
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*[[Bio:Vanleuven, Dewitt C.| Vanleuven, Dewitt C.]]
*[[Ward, Ludlow B.]]
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*[[Bio:Van Zandt, John H.| Van Zandt, John H.]] wounded at [[Cold Harbor]]
*[[Warner, Abram D.]]
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*[[Bio:Ward, Ludlow B.| Ward, Ludlow B. ]]
*[[Weaver, Marshall]]
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*[[Bio:Warner, Abram D.| Warner, Abram D.]]
*[[Webb, James]]
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*[[Bio:Weaver, Marshall| Weaver, Marshall]]
*[[Weisgarver, Ezra]]
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*[[Bio:Webb, James| Webb, James]]
*[[Westervelt, Robert G.]]
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*[[Bio:Weisgarver, Ezra| Weisgarver, Ezra]]
*[[Wetzel, John]]  a German immigrant
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*[[Bio:Westervelt, Robert G.| Westervelt, Robert G.]]
*[[Willsey, Levins H.]]
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*[[Bio:Wetzel, John| Wetzel, John  ]]  a German immigrant
*[[Wilsey, Edgar Hart]]
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*[[Bio:Willsey, Levins H.| Willsey, Levins H.]]
*[[Wolley, George]]
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*[[Bio:Wilsey, Edgar Hart| Wilsey, Edgar Hart ]]
*[[Wright, John]]
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*[[Bio:Wolley, George| Wolley, George]]
*[[Wright, Sylvester]]
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*[[Bio:Wright, John| Wright, John]]
[[Category:Military]][[Category:Civil War]]
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*[[Bio:Wright, Sylvester| Wright, Sylvester]]
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[[Category:Military ]] [[Category:Civil War]]

Revision as of 19:08, 31 January 2013

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Civil War Drum, Westerlo, NY Town Park 09/09/06<br.> from d a murphy's photostream on Flickr

Regiments in which men from Westerlo served

7th Regiment, New York Heavy Artillery

There were at least 24 men from Westerlo who served in the 7th Regiment. Some of the Regiments major battle were at Petersburg, Cold Harbor, Weldon Station, Spotsylvania. Three of the men from Westerlo were killed in battle, or later died of their wounds. Seven were wounded. Six were captured, five of whom died in prison of their wounds, starvation or disease.

Click here for more about the 7th Regiment and a listing of the men from the Hilltowns who served in it.

Westerlo men who joined the Union Army

We are trying to collect information for a book on Hilltown men who were in the Civil War. The information is being posted here in their biographies in preparation for writing the book. While we have volunteers adding information little by little, it will still only be what information they can glean from public records. We are encouraging family researchers to post additional information on each of these men: photographs, obituaries, copies of letters home, pictures of headstones, memorabilia, etc. We hope to publish the book in 2011, the 150th anniversary of the start for the war. If you know more about any of them, if would be a fitting tribute to them if you would also create a biography of them. Until then, the only thing we can share with viewers of this page is their name.

Biography

We would like to start a biography for each of these people with the basic data about their military service and anything else you care to add under one or more of the following categories as appropriate:

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