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

Shankland, Bernard

Scotland

1823

-

-

170th NY Co. I

1stSgt.

Sep., 1862

Cooper

discharged in May 1865. (1860; 1890)

Shepherd, Stephen

Clinton Co. NY

1843

-

-

142nd NY Co. D

Pvt.

Jan., 1864

Farmer

discharged for disability in April 1864 at New York City. (1865)

Sherwin, Winfield Scott

Vermont

1840

-

-

98th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Feb., 1862

Farmer

discharged for disability June 4, 1862. (Hurd; AG; 1865)

Sinclair, Peter

Canada

1840

-

-

27th MA

Pvt.

Feb., 1864

Laborer

taken prisoner May 15, 1864 and sent to Libby prison. Never heard from again. (1865)

Spencer, Wallace K.

Malone, NY

1840

George Spencer

Luceta ______

98th NY Co. D

Pvt.

Jan., 1864

Farmer

mustered out in July 1865 at Richmond VA. d. 1914 at Portland MI. (Hurd; 1860; 1890)

Stockwell, James A.

Westville, NY

Feb. 8, 1832

Elisha Stockwell

Betsy E. McEashrow(?)

1st Eng. Co. G

Pvt.

Sep., 1864

Carpenter

discharged at Fortress Monroe VA June 30, 1865. PO address: West Constable, NY. Appears on the 1865 list of men from Westville who are still in the service, but he was living in the Town of Malone in 1883, and his widow was still there in 1890.

Taylor, Charles H.

Vermont

1845

-

-

9th VT Co. C

Music.

Jul., 1862

-

still in service in 1865. (1865; VT AG)

Taylor, Marshall W.

Malone, NY

1835

-

-

142nd NY Co. D

Corp.

Aug., 1862

Farmer

died of disease March 5, 1864 and buried on either Kiawah Island or Craney Island, SC. Also listed in the Westville military census of 1865 and the 1860 census of Westville.

Thomas, John

-

1843

-

-

98th NY Co. C

Pvt.

Oct., 1861

-

re-enlisted in January 1864 and was killed in action June 24, 1864 near Petersburg, VA. The only John Thomas of this generation in the 1860 census was born in 1845, but it may be him. (1865; AG)

Tower, Albert W.

Bangor, NY

Aug. 29, 1835

Jacob Tower

Sarnin(?) Kingsbury

3rd Cav. Co. C

Pvt.

Aug., 1864

Farmer

discharged at Norfolk VA June 7, 1865

Tower, Ransom J.

Franklin Co. NY

1833

-

-

3rd Cav. Co. C

Corp.

Aug., 1864

Farmer

still in service in 1865. d. 1872 and is buried at Westville, NY (1865; cem. )

Vanier, Clotis

Canada

1837

-

-

98th NY Co. A

Pvt.

Oct., 1861.

-

discharged November 29, 1862. Re-enlisted in 1864 into the 60th NY Inf. and deserted in June 1865. Appears on the 1865 military list for Westville, NY. d. 1908

Waterman, George

Norwich, VT

1817

-

-

98th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Dec., 1861

Farmer

re-enlisted in 1864. Discharged in August, 1865 at Richmond. (Hurd; 1860; 1865)

Williams, Charles

Canada

1844

-

-

98th NY Co. E

Pvt.

Dec., 1863

Farmer

mustered out in August 1865 at Richmond VA.

Williams, George H.

Canada

1834

Henry Williams

Elizabeth ______

98th NY Co. E

Corp.

Oct., 1861

Sawyer

shot through left lung and was discharged for disability in September 1862. (Hurd; AG; 1860; 1890)

Wolff, Francis

Canada

1826

-

-

98th NY Co. H

Pvt.

Dec., 1863

Farmer

wounded in leg June 24, 1864 at Petersburg, VA. Transferred to Veteran's reserve Corps and was discharged in September 1865. (AG; 1860; pension app. )

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