Westville, Franklin County, NY
Civil War Service Records
Li - Ro

Transcribed and submitted by John Austin

Name Birthplace DOB Father Mother Unit Rank Enlisted Occupation Comments

Lincoln, Oscar S.

Franklin Co. NY

1842(1844?)

William Lincoln

Damia _______

142nd NY Co. G

Corp.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

transferred to the Veteran's Reserve Corps in 1865. (1850; 1865)

Long, John

Canada

1835

-

-

11th MA Co. K

Pvt.

May, 1864

Laborer

discharged for disability in June 1865 (AG; 1865)

Martin, Sydney A.

Westville, NY

1846

-

-

26th Cav. Co. I

Pvt.

Jan., 1865

-

mustered out in July 1865 at Ogdensburg, NY

McCaffrey, Hugh

Malone, NY

1843

-

-

98th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Dec., 1861

Blacksmith

died of fever at Yorktown VA November 5, 1862 and is buried at Yorktown National Cemetery in Grave 1292. (Hurd; AG; 1860; 1865; cem. )

McGrath, John

Franklin Co. NY

1842

-

-

98th NY Co. B

Corp.

Oct., 1861

-

wounded May 16, 1864 at Drewry's Bluff, VA and mustered out in September 1865. (1865; AG)

McGrath, Patrick

Ireland

1836

-

-

98th NY Co. B

Pvt.

Nov., 1861

-

wounded in left hand and leg. Discharged in Nov. 1864. (Hurd; AG; 1890; 1865)

McLean, Archibald

Ireland

1828

William McLean

Mary _______

98th NY Co. E

Music.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

mustered out in November 1864 and was living in Malone in 1860 (1850; 1860 ;1865; AG; 1890)

McLean, William H.

New York

1845

William McLean

Mary _______

16th Cav. Co. F

Pvt.

Dec., 1863

-

captured April 23, 1864 and probably died at Andersonville prison in Georgia in February 1865, but Andersonville has no record of him. (Hurd; 1850; 1865)

Merritt, George

Vermont

1836

-

-

5th VT Co. D

Pvt.

Sep., 1861

Farmer

served for three years. May be the same man as listed in Bangor. (1865)

Miller, Lyman

-

1843

-

-

98th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

-

re-enlisted in January 1864 and was killed in action at Ft. Harrison VA September 30, 1864. (1865; AG)

Myers, Nicholas

Canada

1836

-

-

98th NY Co. H

Corp.

Nov., 1861

Laborer

mustered out in August 1865. (1865; AG)

Name

Birthplace

DOB

Father

Mother

Unit

Rank

Enlisted

Occupation

Comments

Noble, Henry

Canada

1843

Higby Noble

Evelyn ______

10th Art. Co. L

Pvt.

Apr., 1864

Farmer

mustered out in June 1865. (AG; 1860; 1865)

Peacock, John

New York

1847(?)

William Peacock

Joanna Henly(?)

96th NY Co. A

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

-

deserted. The 1860 census of Westville lists him as being 12 years old. (1860; muster roll)

Perkins, Charles

Franklin Co. NY

1843

-

-

2nd RI Art.

Pvt.

Feb., 1863

-

still in service in 1865. (1865)

Perkins, Edsel

Franklin Co. NY

1842

-

-

98th NY Co. D

Pvt.

Nov., 1861

-

wounded June 1, 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA. Mustered out in August 1865 at Richmond, VA. (1865; AG)

Perkins, Reuben

Franklin Co. NY

1839

Reuben Perkins

Martha _____

98th NY Co. D

Pvt.

Nov., 1861

Farmer

re-enlisted in January 1864 and was wounded at Cold Harbor VA June 2, 1864. Discharged for disability in May 1865 at Elmira NY. d. 1898 (1860; 1865; AG)

Premo, John

-

-

-

-

98th NY Co. H

Pvt.

Nov., 1861

-

discharged for disability December 23, 1862 at Philadelphia PA. (1890; AG)

Rhinehart, John C.

Canada

1844

Peter Rhinehart

Margaret _____

18th Cav. Co. L

Pvt.

Jan., 1864

Farmer

died May 20, 1864 at Camp Greenville, near New Orleans LA. (Hurd; 1860; 1865)

Rhinehart, Peter

Canada

1817

-

-

98th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Dec., 1861

Farmer

discharged for disability in December 1862. d. 1888. (1860; 1865; AG; 1890)

Rhodes, Alonzo A.

Vermont

1840

Amasa Rhodes

-

98th NY Co. E

2nd Lt.

Oct., 1861

Farmer

re-enlisted in January 1864. Mustered out as a 1st Sgt. in August 1865 at Richmond, VA. d. 1911 and is buried at Pine Grove Cemetery in Westville, NY (Hurd; 1860; 1865; 1890)

Rogers, Alvah

Franklin Co. NY

1848

William Rogers

Mary A. ______

2nd Cav.

Pvt.

Mar., 1865

Farmer

still in service in 1865. Does not appear in the records of the 2nd Cav. (AG; 1860; 1865)

Rogers, Charles

Westville, NY

1842

William Rogers

Mary A. ______

98th NY Co. C

Corp.

Dec., 1861

Farmer

re-enlisted in 1864. Captured June 24, 1864 near Petersburg VA and paroled. Discharged in August 1865. (Hurd; 1860; 1865)

Rogers, Levi C.

Westville, NY

Feb., 1840

-

-

16th NY Co. I

Sgt.

Sep., 1861

-

mustered out (or dropped from the rolls) of the 16th in October 1862 and enlisted in the 26th Cav. in January, 1865. Mustered out in July 1865 at Ogdensburg, NY

Rogers, William H.

Vermont

1835

William Rogers

Mary A. ______

1st Eng. Co. G

Pvt.

Jan., 1862

Farmer

mustered out in July 1865. (1860; 1865; 1890)

Ross, John Jr.

Ireland

1845

John Ross

-

98th NY Co. A

Pvt.

Aug., 1864

-

reported in the records of the 98th as being unassigned and no further record. Appears on the 1865 military list of men from Westville as still in the service in June 1865.

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