Westville, 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

Adams, William

Franklin Co. NY

1816

-

-

98th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Dec., 1861

Farmer

discharged April 9, 1863 from a hospital in New York City. Had received a broken ankle and a shoulder wound. d. 1901 (Hurd; AG; 1860; 1890; 1865)

Allen, William

1818

-

-

-

98th NY Co. D

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

-

died July 10, 1862 aboard the hospital steamer "Elm City". Buried at Cypress Hills National Cemetery in Grave 187. (1865; AG; cem. )

Alvord, Dorus H.

Norwich, MA

1827

-

98th NY Co. D

Music.

Nov., 1861

Mechanic

discharged November, 1864 (Hurd; AG; 1865)

Avery, Alvin

New York

1825

-

-

98th NY Co. D

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

died May 22, 1862 at Yorktown VA. (1860; 1865; AG)

Avery, George

Franklin Co. NY

1840

Jacob Avery

Sabra _______

18th Cav. Co. M

Pvt.

Jan., 1864

Farmer

mustered out in May 1865 near Trenton NJ (Hurd;1860; 1865; 1890)

Avery, Lyndon

Franklin Co. NY

1843

Jacob Avery

Sabra _______

18th Cav. Co. M

Pvt.

Mar., 1864

Farmer

wounded and discharged for disability in May 1865 near Washington DC (Hurd; 1865)

Barton, Levi J.

Addison, VT

1839

Jerome Barton

Mary _______

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Sep., 1861

Farmer

died August 11, 1862 at White Sulphur Springs VA. Buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Grave 7839. (Hurd; AG;1860; 1865; cem. )

Basford, Aaron M.

Westville, NY

1845

-

-

98th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Dec., 1863

Farmer

deserted from hospital February 1, 1865.

Berry, Alexander

Canada

1835

-

-

6th Art. Co. M

Pvt.

Jan., 1864

Farmer

name may be "Perry". Wounded June 21, 1864 near Petersburg, VA and was discharged for disability in January 1865. (AG; 1865)

Berry, Barnabas

Franklin Co. NY

1841(1845?)

Gashus(?) Berry

Sarah ______

142nd NY Co. H

Pvt.

Dec., 1862

Laborer

transferred to the 169th NY Inf. in June 1865. (1860; 1865; AG)

Berry, Leonard

Westville, NY

Oct. 28, 1828

Philo Berry

Huldah Wilson

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Aug., 1864

Farmer

discharged June 28, 1865. PO address: West Constable, NY but was living in the Town of Westville in 1890.

Berry, Lucius

Franklin Co. NY

1835

Philemon Berry

Lucy Wilson

98th NY Co. H

1stSgt.

Oct., 1861

-

died of chronic diarrhea February 5, 1864 at Pongo Bridge VA. (1865; AG)

Berry, Wilbur

New York

1839

Philemon Berry

Lucy Wilson

98th NY Co. H

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

killed in action May 16, 1864 at Drewry's Bluff, VA. (1860; 1865)

Bordash, Nelson

Franklin Co. NY

1843

-

-

98th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Dec., 1861

Laborer

discharged for disability in March 1863 at New Berne NC. Subsequent service in the 14th Art. d. 1923 at Cheboygan, MI. Pension records list him as " Nelson Burdo". (1865; AG; pension app. )

Briggs, Garrett W.

Washington

1839

-

-

123rd NY Co. H

Corp.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

mustered out in June 1865. (AG; 1865)

Briggs, Walter

Washington

1841

-

-

3rd Cav. Co. C

Pvt.

Aug., 1864

-

mustered out in June 1865. (AG; 1865)

Brown, Calvin

Canada

1826

-

-

98th NY Co. D

Pvt.

Nov., 1861

Farmer

discharged August 11, 1862. d. 1910 and is buried at Moira, NY (Hurd; 1860; 1865)

Burgess, Lewis

Franklin Co. NY

1845

Marshall Burgess

Flors _______

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Jan., 1864

-

discharged in June 1865 at Washington DC. He and Marshall Burgess (listed in Constable) were both listed in the 1865 military list and in the 1860 census for Westville as "Boyea", but were both living in Constable in 1890 . (1860; 1865; 1890; AG)

Burke, Samuel

Canada

Dec. 25, 1819

Joseph Burke

Sophia Dusett

98th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Aug., 1864

Farmer

discharged at Manchester VA June 7, 1865. Was living in Constable in 1890 and d. in 1908.

Button, Joseph B.

Franklin Co. NY

-

-

-

8th WI Co. C

Ord. Sgt.

Aug., 1861

-

re-enlisted in January 1864 and mustered out in September 1865. (AG; 1865)

Campbell, Antoine

Canada

1832

-

-

16th Cav.

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Laborer

deserted and enlisted in the 3rd Cav. Does not appear in either regimental record. (AG; 1860; 1865)

Cartwright, Joseph

Franklin Co. NY

1837

-

-

98th NY Co. C

Corp.

Nov., 1861

Laborer

deserted June 7, 1863. (1865; AG)

Chapin, Solon B.

Westville, NY

Aug. 9, 1828

Jonathan Chapin

Marin King

1st Eng. Co. G

Pvt.

Aug., 1864

Grocer

discharged at Hilton Head SC on July 4, 1865. PO address: Westville Center, NY

Cheeney, Charles H.

Franklin Co. NY

1841

-

-

60th NY Co. E

Corp.

Sep., 1861

Farmer

mustered out in July 1865 near Alexandria VA. Received a present of a silver spoon for meritorious service. (Hurd; 1865)

Cheeney, Elias

Vermont

1814

-

-

98th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

discharged for disability July 25, 1862 at Harrison's Landing, VA. (Hurd; 1860; 1865)

Cheeney, George

St. Lawrence Co. NY

1840

Elias Cheeney (or George A. Cheney?)

Jane A. (or Susan?) ______

60th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Sep., 1861

Farmer

re-enlisted in December, 1863. and mustered out in July 1865 near Alexandria VA. There is also a George Cheney living in Ft. Covington in 1860 who is the same age, and he may be the Cheney listed in the 60th NY records. He was the son of George and Susan Cheney. (Hurd; 1860; AG)

Claflin, Albert

St. Lawrence Co. NY

1828(?)

-

Lydia ________

98th NY Co. D

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

discharged June 4, 1863 at Beaufort NC. Appears as "Chaflin" in the regimental records. d. 1903 (Hurd; 1860; 1865; 1890)

Cook, Franklin M.

-

1845

Chauncey Cook

Lucretia Hobbs

2nd VT Co. G

Pvt.

Aug., 1862

-

wounded May 4, 1863. Died in Washington DC June 2, 1864 of wounds received May 12, 1864 at Spotsylvania. There is a gravestone for him at Constable which says he was buried "in the South" but he is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Grave 841. (1865; cem)

Craig, David

Ireland

1817 (1824?)

-

-

18th Cav. Co. M

Pvt.

Jan., 1864

Farmer

transferred to the Veteran's Reserve Corps. Deserted in July 1864 from a hospital in New Orleans (AG; 1860; 1865)

Cummings, Reuben S.

Wilmington, VT

1823

-

-

98th NY Co. E

Corp.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

discharged in June 1863 and re-enlisted in December, 1863. Wounded at Cold Harbor, VA on June 2, 1864. Discharged for disability April 10, 1865. d. 1883 and is buried at Pine Grove Cem. in Westville, NY. The 1860 census says he was born in New York. (1860; 1865;AG; cem. )

Cushman, Alpheus

New York

1848

Amos Cushman

Catheriine _____

7th US Cav.

-

1865

Machinist

was 17 when he enlisted. "Not heard from since he enlisted; supposed to be in the Navy" but he d. in 1871 and his grave at Westville says 7th US Cav. (1860; 1865; cem. )

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