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

Transcribed and submitted by John Austin

Name Birthplace DOB Father Mother Unit Rank Enlisted Occupation Comments

Maloney, Gardner

St. Armand, NY

1837

Rodney Maloney

Jane Smith

1st Lt. Art. Co. H

Pvt.

Sep., 1864

Farmer

discharged May 30, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

Matthews, Joseph

Ireland

1821

-

-

96th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Dec., 1861

Farmer

discharged in March 1863 and re-enlisted August 1864. Discharged June 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY. d. 189_ aged 82 (according to his grave stone at Vermontville)

Maxfield, Sylvanus

Peru, NY

1838

Nathan Maxfield

Lucinda Knowlton

3rd NH Co. K

Pvt.

Nov., 1863

Farmer

discharged June 7, 1865. PO address: Merrilsville NY. d. 1867 and buried at Merrill's Corners, NY.

McCarter, George

Peru, NY

Mar. 22, 1843

Theodore McCarter

Theresa Hewitt

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Farmer

discharged June 22, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

McCarter, Warren Joseph

Peru, NY

1843

Theodore McCarter

Theresa Hewitt

96th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Nov., 1861

-

was in the first battle of Fair Oaks, VA in May 1862. Died of chronic diarrhea either August 21, 1862 or September 10, 1862. AG report says he died at Ft. Monroe, not at Philadelphia. Supposedly buried at Philadelphia, PA but is not in any of the National Cemeteries in the area.

McKee, George Augustus

Plattsburg, NY

Oct. 9, 1837

John McKee

Flavilla Brewster

77th NY Co. I

Sgt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

promoted to Sgt. and Sgt-Major. Discharged July 5, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

McKillips, Archibald

Ireland

1823

-

-

142nd NY Co. D

Sgt.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

discharged June 30, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

McKillips, John Jr.

Franklin, NY

1845(?)

John McKillips

Betsy _______

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Sep., 1864

Farmer

captured in action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm VA. Paroled and died of diarrhea at Annapolis MD February 28, 1865 and buried there.

McLaughlin, John

Ireland

1825

-

-

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Blacksmith

discharged June 22, 1865. PO address: Union Falls, NY. Grave at Merrill's Corners says "Dec. 25, 1815-1893" but regimental records suggest he was born in 1820.

McNamara, William

Ireland

1841

John McNamara

-

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

died July 6, 1864 at Ft. Monroe, VA and is buried at Hampton National Cemetery in Section E , Grave 688.

McNulty, Peter

-

1834

-

-

2nd MA Art. Co. G

Pvt.

Nov., 1863

Shoe Maker

captured April 20 1864 at Plymouth NC and died on October 23, 1864 at Andersonville prison in Georgia. (AG; 1865)

Melvin, Samuel Porter

Cambridge, VT

Jul. 15, 1837

Willliam Harrison Melvin

Evaline Ellis

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

died of inflammation following measles at Baltimore MD December 19, 1861. Brought home to Vermontville and was buried.

Merrill, Joseph C.

Warren, NH

1830

Truman Merrill

Sally _______

96th NY Co. K

Pvt.

Mar., 1865

Farmer

drafted. Served from April 1865 until February 6, 1866. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

Merrill, Marcellus (Bliss?)

Vermont

1841

-

-

77th NY Co. I

Sgt.

Sep., 1862

-

mustered out in July, 1865. His name may have originally been Marcellus Bliss, since a boy that age and name was living with a Merrill family in 1860. That is also how he is listed in the AG records. (AG; 1860; 1865)

Merrill, William E.

Franklin, NY

1841

John R. Merrill

U. Ann Loverin

77th NY Co. I

Lieut.

Oct., 1861

Hotel keeper

promoted to Lt. for bravery and was dangerously wounded at the battle of the Wilderness in May, 1864. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

Monty, Joseph

Canada

1846

Jonas Monty

Eliza Minore

142nd NY Co. G

Pvt.

Sep., 1864

Farmer

killed at Ft. Fisher NC on January 15, 1865.

Mooney, John

Vergennes, VT

1845

-

-

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

killed by grapeshot hitting him in the head at Chancellorsville VA in May 1863 under General Burnside.

Mundill, Benjamin

Canada

1827

-

-

8th NY Batt.

Pvt.

June, 1864

Farmer

in the hospital for 13 months. mustered out in June 1865. (AG;1865)

Muzzy, George H.

Clinton Co. NY

1839

-

-

118th NY Co. B

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

-

wounded in June 1864 and was captured in September 1864. Mustered out in June 1865. (AG; 1865)

Name

Birthplace

DOB

Father

Mother

Unit

Rank

Enlisted

Occupation

Comments

Norman, Joshua

Lewis, NY

-

Thomas Norman

Ann Harker

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

discharged May 3, 1865 from US General Hospital, Ft. Monroe, VA. PO address: Franklin Falls, NY

Norman, Thomas Jr.

England

1823

Thomas Norman

Ann Harker

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Farmer

discharged June 22, 1865. PO address: Bloomindale, NY. d. 1899 and is buried at Vermontville, NY.

Park, Charles Newell

Lindon, VT

1841

Charles Park

Asinath Beede

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Sep., 1861

Farmer

discharged Dec. 23, 1863 and re-enlisted. Was in detached service as a musician. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY. Listed as "Parks" in regimental records.

Paye, David

-

-

-

-

26th Cav. Co. I

Pvt.

Feb., 1865

-

discharged in July 1865. (1890)

Paye, George Washington

Peru, NY

1843

Lewis Paye

Sarah M. George

118th NY Co. C

Sgt.

Jul., 1862

Farmer

wounded at Chapin's Farm VA by shell wound on chin. Discharged June 25, 1865. d. 1914 and is buried at Vermontville, NY.

Paye, Henry Nelson

Peru, NY

1844

Lewis Paye

Sarah M. George

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Aug., 1861

Farmer

deserted in VA in August 1862. ; enlisted in Empire Cavalry at Plattsburg under name of William Henry Rover. Deserted near Culpepper Court House VA. Enlisted in 1st VT Cav. Co. B under name of Mark. W. Meredith. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

Paye, Sylvanus Lewis

-

-

-

-

26th Cav. Co. I

Bugler

Feb., 1865

-

discharged in July 1865. (1890)

Paye, Sylvanus Lewis

Peru, NY

1845

Lewis Paye

Sarah M. George

118th NY Co. H

Pvt.

Dec., 1863

Farmer

discharged and re-enlisted in the 96th NY Inf. where he served until February, 1866. d. 1933 and is buried at Vermontville, NY

Perigo, Benjamin Franklin

Hyde Park, VT

1840

Royal Perigo

Clarissa Fairbanks

60th NY Co. E

Sgt.

Aug., 1861

Farmer

discharged August, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY. d. 1868 and is buried at Merrill's Corners, NY.

Perigo, George W.

Hyde Park, VT

1844

Royal Perigo

Clarissa Fairbanks

118th NY Co. A

Pvt.

Jan., 1863

Farmer

taken prisoner at Fair Oaks VA October 27, 1864 and sent to Salisbury NC prison where he died December 7(20?), 1864

Perry, Alpheus P.

Chatauqua Co. NY

1841

David Perry

-

1st VT Cav. Co. B

Pvt.

Dec., 1863

Farmer

mustered out in August, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

Porter, Albert F.

New York

Sep. 2, 1842

Augustus O. Porter

Sarah F. Ellis

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Farmer

discharged June 22, 1865. PO address: Bloomingdale, NY

Porter, Edwin Harrison

Clintonville, NY

Feb. 12, 1838

Augustus O. Porter

Sarah F. Ellis

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

accidentally killed by cars while on picket duty on railroad near Baltimore, MD January 8, 1862. Brought home to be buried at Vermontville, NY.

Rechtz, William

Germany

1823

-

-

16th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

Laborer

transferred to the 121st NY Inf. in May 1863.

Roberts, Albert

Canada

1838

-

-

10th Art. Co. E

Corp.

Aug., 1864

Farmer

still in service in 1865 (1865)

Ross, Riley R.

Vermont

1844

Robert Ross

______Garland

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Laborer

discharged for disability(i. e. hernia which he had at enlistment) at Ft. Ethan Allen VA. PO address: North Elba, NY

Ryan, John

Clinton Co. NY

1845

Jeremiah Ryan

Catherine _____

Flagship"Nelson"

-

Aug., 1864

-

still in service in 1865 (1865; 1890)

Ryan, Patrick

Ireland

Mar. 4, 1848

John Ryan

Catherine _____

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Jul., 1862

Farmer

died August 13, 1864 at Hampton Hospital near Ft. Monroe, VA. Buried at Hampton National Cemetery in Section E, Grave 988.

Ryan, Thomas

Ireland

1820

Cornelius Ryan

Mary ______

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Sep., 1864

Farmer

discharged in June 1865. PO address: Franklin Falls, NY

Savage, George

Canada

1815

-

-

118th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

discharged at Eckington Hospital in Washington DC in July1863 for chronic rheumatism. Moved to Illinois.

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