Franklin, Franklin County, NY
Civil War Service Records
Ga - Ma

Transcribed and submitted by John Austin

Name Birthplace DOB Father Mother Unit Rank Enlisted Occupation Comments

Gale, Edmund A.

New Hampshire

1833

Alonzo Gale

-

2nd Cav. Co. M

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Wheelwright

promoted to Sergeant . Discharged in November, 1864. PO address: Franklin Falls, NY. d. 1904 and is buried at Alder Brook , NY

Garland, Moral

Canada

July, 1838

Nathaniel Garland

Elizabeth Gibson

193rd NY Co. F

Pvt.

Mar., 1865

Farmer

discharged in October, 1865 and is now(1865) in US service(?). PO address: Bloomingdale, NY. Regimental history says he was discharged in January 1866 at Harper's Ferry VA.

Garry, James

Ireland

1845

Thomas Garry

Mary _______

91st NY Co. C

Pvt.

Aug., 1864

Farmer

discharged in June 1865. PO address: Merrillsville, NY

Garry, Thomas Peter

Franklin, NY

1846

Thomas Garry

Mary _______

9th VT Co. D

Pvt

June, 1862

Farmer

wounded February 2, 1864 in right shoulder at Newport Barracks, NC. Discharged Feb. 21, 1865 at Brattleboro VT. PO address: Alder Brook, NY

Goff, Barnett D.

Essex Co. NY

1842(1844?)

Caleb Goff

Betsy ______

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

-

transferred to the 169th NY Co. D in June 1865. d. 1867 and is buried at Merrills Corners, NY (1860; 1865; AG; cem)

Goff, Charles

Chesterfield, NY

June, 1841

Caleb Goff

Betsy ______

77th NY Co. I

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

died October 10, 1862 at Fairfax Seminary, VA. of typhoid fever followed by diptheria. Buried at Alexandria National Cemetery in Sec. A, Grave 1802.

Goff, John

Chesterfield, NY

1835

Caleb Goff

Betsy _______

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

wounded in arm at Chapin's Farm VA in September 1864and died of gangrene December 17, 1864 at Hampton Hospital, Ft. Monroe VA. Buried at Hampton National Cemetery in Section F, Grave 826.

Goff, Thomas Benjamin

Canada

1841

John Goff

Julia Moshier

142nd NY Co. D

Sgt.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

died of quick consumption at Raleigh NC at 10th Corps Hospital 11th of May 1865. Buried at Raleigh National Cemetery in Grave 474.

Gorman, James

-

1842

-

-

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Sep., 1862

-

wounded May 16, 1864 at Drewry's Bluff, VA and died of pneumonia June 27, 1865 at DeCamp Hospital, David's Island, NY Harbor. He is buried at Cypress Hills National Cemetery in Grave 3063.

Gorman, John

Ireland

Mar. 1846

Patrick Gorman

Hannora McNamara

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Feb., 1864

Farmer

transferred to the 169th NY Inf. in June 1865. PO address: Franklin Falls, NY

Green, William H.

Essex Co. NY

1842

-

-

77th NY Co. F

Pvt.

Nov., 1863

Farmer

still in service in 1865 (1865)

Griffin, Joshua M.

Peru, NY

Dec. 1824

William Griffin

Phebe Mosher

8th VT Co. G

Pvt.

Feb., 1865

Farmer

discharged June 10, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY. d. 1880 and is buried at Vermontville, NY

Hare, Sidney

Plattsburgh, NY

1834

-

-

16th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

Laborer

killed September 14, 1862 at Crampton's Pass MD.

Hathaway, Daniel M.

Elizabethtown, NY

1826

Josiah Hathaway

Catherine _____

14th Art. Co. C

Pvt.,

Jan., 1864

Farmer

discharged August 16, 1865 at Washington, DC. PO address: Franklin Falls, NY

Hathaway, Hiram J.

Jay, NY

June 19, 1834

Cyrus Hathaway

Polly _______

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Carpenter

sick and in the hospital much. Discharged Dec., 1862. d. 1922 and is buried at Vermontville, NY

Hawkins, Lemuel B.

Swanton, NY

1825

Samuel Hawkins

Abigail ______

77th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Oct., 1862

Farmer

wounded at the battle of the Wilderness in May, 1864 and lost left arm. Discharged Feb. 11, 1865 at Chestnut Hill, PA. PO address: Merrillsville, NY. d. 1894 and buried at Merrillsville, NY where his grave says he was 74 years old.

Heath, Jarius Packard

Vermont

1825

Peter Heath

Polly ______

96th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Dec., 1861

Farmer

wounded at the first battle of Fair Oaks(1862) and discharged. Re-enlisted in 2nd NY Cavalry. Discharged July 13, 1865. PO address: Merrillsville, NY

Hebler, Paul

Germany

1835

-

-

106th NY Co. H

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

wounded in back, right side and hand at the battle of Chapin's Farm . Died July 7, 1864 of wounds at Annapolis MD and buried at Antietam National Cemetery in Sec. 25, Lot G, Grave 722. Name may be "Hebelen"

Hill, William V.

New York

1820

-

-

76th NY Co. B

Pvt.

-

Farmer

killed May 16, 1864 at Spotsylvania VA. (AG; 1860; 1865)

Hills, William Fay

Potsdam, NY

1821

Beriah Hills

Polly Garry

96th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Mar., 1864

Hotel helper

killed at Chapin's Farm VA September 29, 1864 and buried on battlefield. However, there is a grave stone for him at Merrills Corners so perhaps he was re-buried there after the war.

Keese, Daniel

Franklin, NY

1845

John Keese

Mary Ryan

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Sep., 1862

Farmer

taken prisoner September 29, 1864 at Fort Gilmore. Died in prison and never heard from afterward

Keese, James

New York

1841

John Keese

Mary Ryan

-

Pvt.

Mar., 1865

Farmer

drafted in March 1865 and failed to report.

Keese, John Jr.

Franklin, NY

1845

John Keese

Mary Ryan

gunboat "Osage"

Pvt.

Jul., 1863

Farmer

died May 7, 1864 on the Red River while on the gunboat "Osage". Buried at Natchez National Cemetery in Sec. 5, Grave 61. Originally buried on the Acklin Plantation in Louisiana.

Keese, Matthew

Franklin, NY

Nov. 2, 1842

John Keese

Mary Ryan

142nd NY Co. D

Sgt.

Sep., 1862

Farmer

discharged June 7, 1865. PO address: Merrillsville, NY

Keith, Alfred

Vermont

1824

-

-

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Iron Molder

was on much detached service as a wound dresser in hospital. Discharged in June, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

Keith, Sullivan

Troy, VT

Aug. 22, 1822

Madison Keith

-

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

Wheelwright

deserted February 16, 1863 from Camp Adirondack at Washington, DC and went to Wisconsin. d. 1906 in Warm Springs MT

Kennedy, William H.

Ireland

1829

-

-

142nd NY Co. D

Corp.

Aug., 1862

Blacksmith

absent on furlough at muster out of Company. Also appears in the records of Malone and was living there in 1890.

Lamson, Abner Tyler

Peru, NY

1835

Benjamin Frank. Lamson

Jane Ann Tyler

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

in hospital a lot of the time. Discharged in October 1864 at Albany, NY. Name may be Tyler Abner.

Lamson, Benjamin Philbrick

Franklin, NY

Oct. 10, 1842

Ira Lamson

Sophronia Hamlin

77th NY Co. I

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

died May 30, 1862 at Annapolis MD of typhoid fever and is buried at Annapolis National Cemetery in Grave 1278.

Lamson, Eli Hamlin

Franklin, NY

Oct. 20, 1840

Ira Lamson

Sophronia Hamlin

98th NY Co. D

Pvt.

Dec., 1863

Farmer

discharged on June 8, 1864 at McDougal Gen. Hospital at Ft. Schuyler. Was not in field at any time. PO Address: Bloomingdale, NY. Also appears in Chateaugay records. d. 1894 and is buried in Malone, NY but was living in Santa Clara in 1890.

Leavitt, Erastus W.

Chesterfield, NY

1839

Isaac Finch Leavitt

______ Strong

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jan., 1864

Farmer

killed at Drewry's Bluff VA on May 16, 1864 by ball through chest. At retreat, he was left unburied and his bones were found later.

Lennon, Martin V.

-

1839

-

-

77th NY Co. I

Capt.

Oct., 1861

-

died of wounds received at the battle of Cedar Creek, VA on November 6, 1864. He is buried at Vermontville, NY. (1865; cem. )

Lennon, William D.

Chazy, NY

May 3, 1831

John W. Lennon

Abmed Dewey

-

Pvt.

Jun., 1864

Carpenter

drafted in June 1864. Paid $300 for commutation. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

Littlejohn, James W.

Franklin, NY

Oct. 12, 1837

John Littlejohn

Julia(?)Jacquis

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

discharged June 22, 1865. PO address: Union Falls, NY. d. 1901 and is buried at Merrill's Corners NY.

Littlejohn, Thomas J.

New York

June 1844

John Littlejohn

Julia (?)Jacquis

7th VT

Pvt.

May, 1862

Farmer

died in the hospital at Burlington VT on April 18, 1863. Brought home and buried at Merrill's Corners, NY.

Lyon, Charles Dexter

Franklin, NY

June 2, 1845

Isaac Lyon, Jr.

Eleanor Maloney

1st Lt. Art. Co. H

Corp.

Dec., 1863

Farmer

wounded at North Anna River by a sword cut in right forearm. . Discharged June 19, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

Maddens, William

-

1830

-

-

83rd NY Co. G

Pvt.

Jul., 1863

Farmer

drafted in July 1863. and was transferred to the 97th NY Inf. in June 1864. Wounded at the battle of the Wilderness and died of his wounds in June, 1864 after amputation of his leg. (on field 5 days before the wound was dressed. ) May be buried at Black Brook, NY.

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