Franklin, Franklin County, NY
Civil War Service Records
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Transcribed and submitted by John Austin

Name Birthplace DOB Father Mother Unit Rank Enlisted Occupation Comments

Abbott, Harlian Page

Vermont

1830

John Abbott

Sophronia ____

-

-

June 1863

Farmer

drafted. Paid $300 to commute his draft.

Arnold, Eli F.

Jay, NY

1842

Eli Arnold

Sarah C. Buttrick

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Dec., 1862

Farmer

killed by the accidental discharge of a comrade's (Nathan Walton) gun May 15, 1864. Buried at Drewry's Bluff VA.

Arnold, Norman I.

Michigan

Aug. 15, 1840

Eli Arnold

Sarah C. Buttrick

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Farmer

wounded by the accidental discharge of a comrade's (Nathan Walton) gun May 15, 1864 near Drewry's Bluff VA. Discharged June 22, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY d. 1932 and buried at Franklin Falls

Baker, James

Clinton Co. NY

1834

-

-

91st NY Co. C

Sgt.

Aug., 1861

Sawyer

re-enlisted in 1864. Still in service in 1865 and may have transferred to the 94th NY Co. C. d. 1908 and is buried in Merrills Corners, NY (1865; 1890; cem. )

Baker, William

Peru, NY

1828

-

-

3rd NH Co. K

Pvt.

Nov., 1863

Farmer

killed in a charge near the Charles City Road in front of Richmond VA on October 27, 1864. Eleven months in service- left a wife and child. She ultimately re-married Albert F. Porter.

Blake, William

-

1808

-

-

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

wounded and missing at Antietam, MD. Wounded in hip or bowels when last seen by comrades.

Bliss, Marcellus N.

Vermont

1844

-

-

77th NY Co. I

Corp.

Oct., 1862

Farmer

promoted to corporal in 1863.

Brady, James

Maryland

1824

-

-

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Farmer.

mullatto. Discharged June 22, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY. Was living in Malone in 1890.

Brady, Samuel

Maryland

1843

James Brady

Louisa Bunyan

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Dec., 1863

Laborer

colored. Said to have died in the service, but no record of his death in the records of the 118th Inf.

Brown, Charles F.

Vermont

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

no other information given on the 1865 list except that he was still in service in 1865. (1865)

Brown, Harrison A.

Canada

Oct. 16, 1843

Asahel H. Brown

Ann Burt

2nd Cav. Co. M

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

died Jan. 16, 1864 in convalescent camp in Alexandria VA of congestion of lungs and brain. Buried there and brought home afterwards.

Brown, Jerome

Clintonville, NY

1842

-

-

96th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Nov., 1861

Farmer

horsethief and bounty jumper. Deserted October 1862 near Washington, DC

Brown, Marvin J.

Vermont

June 23, 1847

Asahel H. Brown

Ann Burt

2nd Vet. Cav. Co. L

Pvt.

Oct., 1862

Farmer

mustered out in November 1865 at Talladega AL.

Bryant, Luther S.

-

July 4, 1819

Samuel Bryant

Betsy Salsbury

118th NY Co. C

Sgt.

Sep., 1862

Farmer

promoted to 1st Lt. ; discharged July 1, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY. d. 1908 and is buried in Vermontville Cemetery.

Campbell, George Fayette

Middlesex, VT

1836

John Campbell

-

6th MA. Co. E

Capt.

Apr., 1861

Mechanic

re-enlisted as sergeant in 118th NY Co. C in July, 1862. Promoted to 1st Sgt., Lt. and to Captain. PO address: Richmond VA

Chace, George Thompson

Dresden, NY

May 22, 1847

Ebenezer A. Chace

Betsy C. Styles

38th NY Co. K

Pvt.

May, 1861

Farmer

discharged for disability in Feb., 1862 and re-enlisted in 178th NY Co. A in May, 1863. Was a prisoner 14 months at Andersonville and elsewhere. Escaped from Andersonville and was badly torn by dogs. Discharged June 22, 1865

Chace, Luther Bryant

Morristown, VT

May, 1843

Aaron Buzzell Chace

Mary S. Bryant

118th NY Co. C

Corp.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

discharged June 19, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY. d. 1919 and is buried at Vermontville, NY.

Chace, William Henry

Wilmington, NY

Apr. 1850(?)

Ebenezer A. Chace

Betsy C. Styles

118th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Aug., 1864

Farmer

sick and in the hospital much. Discharged July 8, 1865 at Albany NY.

Cochran, James

Peru, NY

1838(?)

Edward Cochran

Sarah Buck

106th NY Co. H

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

discharged July 1, 1865. PO address: Merrillsville, NY. d. 1918 at Loon Lake, NY and is buried at Merrills Corners Cemetery.

Cochran, Sylvanus K.

Vermont

1837

-

-

3rd NH

Pvt.

Nov., 1863

Carpenter

still in service in 1865 Does not appear in the records of the 3rd NH Inf. (1865)

Collins, Hugh Jr.

Ireland

1829

Hugh Collins

-

91st NY Co. C

Pvt.

Sep., 1864

Farmer

discharged June 1865. PO address: Merrillsville, NY

Collins, Patrick

Ireland

-

Hugh Collins

(long dead)

91st NY Co. C

Pvt.

Sep., 1864

Farmer

wounded at Petersburg VA through left forearm March 31, 1865 and discharged July 1865

Conklin, John

Clinton Co. NY

1820

-

-

97th NY Co. F

Pvt.

Jul., 1863

-

either drafted in the 97th NY or was wounded August 29, 1862 and discharged for disability in February 1863. and served in 2nd Art. Co. K. Died of gunshot wound July 13, 1864 at Portsmouth RI. (AG1865)

Coville, Oatman A.

Essex Co. NY

1834

-

-

77th NY

Pvt.

Aug., 1861

Farmer

name is listed as "Coal" in the 1860 census. Transferred to the 96th NY Inf and discharged for disability. Mustered out in February 1866. (AG; 1860; 1865)

Daly, Patrick

New York

1843

Peter Daly

Ann ________

-

Pvt.

Mar., 1865

Farmer

drafted in March 1865 and failed to report.

Derby, George M.

Ausable Forks, NY

1844

John Derby

Elizabeth Lambert

98th NY Co. A

Sgt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

promoted to corporal and sergeant. Discharged November 25, 1864. PO address Bloomingdale, NY d. 1911

Dernon, Michael

Ireland

1838

Thomas Dernon

Sally D. ______

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Sep., 1864

Farmer

wounded in right groin at Ft. Fisher NC Jan. 15, 1865. Discharged May 25, 1865

Dillon, John

Ireland

1834

-

-

-

Pvt.

Mar., 1865

Farmer

drafted in March 1865 and failed to report.

Doty, Alexander

Peru, NY

1845

-

-

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Farmer

discharged in 1865. PO address: Peru, NY

Durnan, Michael

Ireland

1835

-

-

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Sep., 1864

Farmer

wounded at Ft. Fisher NC in January 1865 and discharged for disability May 23, 1865 at Albany NY (1865; 1890; AG)

Dyer, James Wilson

Bombay, NY

1841

Willliam Dyer

-

118th NY Co. A

Pvt.

Jan., 1863

Farmer

transferred to the 96th NY Inf. d. 1899 and buried at Vermontville, NY

Estey, Curtis E.

New York

1830

-

-

14th Art. Co. L

Pvt.

Jan., 1864

Sawyer

deserted January 29, 1865 while on furlough. PO address: Franklin Falls, NY

Fadden, Warren C.

Clinton Co. NY

1841

-

-

91st NY Co. C

Sgt.

Sep., 1861

-

wounded May 27, 1863 at Port Hudson LA. Still in service in 1865 (AG; 1865)

Finnegan, Michael

Willsboro, NY

1823

Michael Finnegan

Mary Ann_____

118th NY Co. C

Corp.

Jul., 1862

Farmer

promoted to Corporal for bravery. Severely wounded in the left groin at the second battle of Fair Oaks VA in 1864. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY Borne as Richard M. Finnegan in the 1890 Veteran's Census.

Flanders, John

-

-

Joshua Flanders

-

2nd Cav. Co. M

Pvt.

-

Laborer

enlisted and deserted, then re-enlisted as a substitute for Walter Williams of Colton, NY. Deserted again and went to Canada

Fletcher, John Wesley

Sandy Town On(?)

1839

Wilson Fletcher

Emma Allen

118th NY Co. H

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Farmer

discharged for disability at Balfour Hospital in Portsmouth May 16, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY. d. 1902 and is buried at Vermontville, NY

Fox, Matthew

Ireland

1840

Patrick Fox

Bridget Guilroy

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Aug., 1863

Laborer

was mostly in detached service and not in any battles. Discharged June 30, 1865. PO address: Merrillsville, NY d. 1888 and is buried at Alder Brook

Fox, Nicholas

Ireland

1838

Patrick Fox

Mary ______

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt

Sep., 1864

Farmer

discharged June 1865. PO address: Alder Brook, NY

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