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Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY, Friday Page 3 May 10, 1861
Canandaigua Volunteers - Three companies of volunteers have been organized in this village, whose services have been accepted. Capt. FAUROT'S company was ordered to rendezvous at Albany, and accordingly proceed to that place on Thursday. the following list embraces the names of the offices and men of this company and shows the rank of each:
Henry FAUROT - Captain
James H. MORGAN - 1st Lieutenant
George W. ELLIS - 1st Sergeant
Lott REZNOR - 2nd Sergeant
William Wirt WHEELER - 3rd Sergeant
John H. ETTS - 4th Sergeant
Lewis H. KNOWLES - 1st Corporal
Gregory IRNSE - 2nd Corporal
Thomas MC KEON - 3rd Corporal
Levi L. ALLEN - 4th Corporal
Captain CUTLER'S Company
started for Elmira this morning
John R. CUTTLER - Captain
Stephen T. DUELL - 1st Lieutenant
Samuel A. Barras - Ensign
|AMMERMAN, Addison M.||of Penn Yan||HODGE, Charles H.||of Canandaigua|
|AMMERMAN, Dennison S.||of Canandaigua||INGRAHAM, Henry||of Canandaigua|
|APPLETON, Richard||of Honeoye Falls||LEWIS, Henry W.||of Shortsville|
|ARMSTRONG, Asel||of Manchester||LOVETT, Charles H.||of Manchester|
|ATCHINSON, Atcher||of Canandaigua||LUBBUCK, Robert||of Honeoye Falls|
|BARTON, John||of Canandaigua||MAJOR, Henry||of Manchester|
|BEEMAN, Rejoice||of Canandaigua||MC GERRY, James||of Shortsville|
|BENNETTE, George||of Gypsum||MC GOWAN, Albert S.||of Canandaigua|
|BENTON, David S.||of Richmond||MILLER, James||of Canandaigua|
|BIGELOW, Jefferson||of Shortsville||MITCHELL, Aaron A.||of Manchester|
|BLISS, John||of Victor||MULLIGAN, Patrick||of Manchester|
|BOND, Thomas||of Farmington||MURPHY, Edward||of Victor|
|BOSWELL, Jonathan W.||of Canandaigua||MURPHY, John||of Canandaigua|
|BROWN, Francis T.||of Shortsville||NICHOLS, Asher L||of Middlesex|
|BRUCE, David||of Cheshire||OTIS, Joseph D.||of Naples|
|BUCHAN, Henry||of Shortsville||PALMER, George W.||of Hopewell|
|CLINE, Henry||of Canandaigua||PATTERSON, Benjamin||of East Townsend|
|CONOVER, Thomas||of Rushville||PHIPPS, Luke||of Victor|
|CORNELIUS, John James||of Canandaigua||PIERSON, James||of Honeoye|
|CRAIN, Byron||of Manchester||PUTNAM, Levi H.||of Canandaigua|
|CRAWFORD, George C.||of Canandaigua||RAMSEY, Benjamin R.||of Richmond|
|DAVIS, Henry||of Canandaigua||RANDALL, Jabez||of East Bloomfield|
|DECKER, William||of Canandaigua||RODNEY, Theodore C.||of Manchester|
|DOUGHTERTY, John H.||of Manchester||ROGERS, Oscar||of Bristol|
|DOYLE, Patrick P.||of Canandaigua||ROSE, Asahel||of Victor|
|DUMFREY, James||of Canandaigua||ROWE, John||of Manchester|
|DUNLAY, Thomas H.||of Seneca Falls||SANFORD, Charles||of Canandaigua|
|DWYER, James||of Canandaigua||SINGLETON, Edward||of Canandaigua|
|EDDY, George H.||of Manchester||SMITH, Owen||of Carthage|
|FOSHURGHT, Albert||of Victor||STOREY, Henry||of Canandaigua|
|FRAZER, John J.||of Canandaigua||STOUDBROW, John A.||of Middlesex|
|FULLER, Mortimer||of Canandaigua||SWEENEY, Daniel||of Oneida Depot|
|GLEASON, Joseph||of Canandaigua||VANDECAR, David||of Manchester|
|HACKETT, William||of Manchester||WHITNEY, Hiram||of Shortsville|
|HERRIMAN, Henry||of Canandaigua||WRIGHT, Henry||of East Bloomfield|
|HOAG, David C.||of Hopewell|
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, February 19, 1862
Marriage - On Wednesday evening the 12th instant, at the Chaplain's tent in Camp Griffin, Fairfax Court House, VA, by Chaplain A. H. LUNG of the 33rd Regt. NYSV, Jacob KLINE (soldier) to Mary Jane STINER, both of Waterloo, NY
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday April 2, 1862
Letter from Captain CLARKE
We are permitted to copy the following letter from Capt. Will W. CLARKE, to his brother in this village:
Camp Warren, Washington, March 27th, 1862
Dear Brother - I take great pleasure in acknowledging the receipt of two barrels of Hospital stores, forwarded by you from Canandaigua. As we were under marching orders, when they arrived, we opened but one. The other I have arranged to have forwarded to Fortress Monroe, Richmond, Gordonsville or whatever place we may be halted long enough to be assured that its contents can be profitably distributed. What a God send; nothing has done us so much good since pleasant days have disappeared, as those wines, jellies, jams, fruits and other delicacies. The last of the wines sent us from Canandaigua while at Elmira, with great care in keeping, were not distributed until the day before we received yours. Everything came through in perfect order, and every article shows to us the interest and solicitude with which we are regarded by our friends at home. Every man in my company, and many in the other companies who have been prostrated by fevers, continued colds, and disabilities, are not growing strong upon the relish these luxuries are giving them. Our dear friends among you are doing more for me and my command than I can express; they are showing a devotion to the great interests of the nation in their untiring solicitude for the comfort and efficiency of their soldiery which is unexampled. We shale always remember them with gratitude. And now let me ask you in behalf of the company to tender to those friends our sincerest thanks for their kindness, and tell them we hope to be faithful in the service of our country, if it be only in waiting as they have been faithful to us.
Notwithstanding the inclement weather we are having, every man in my company is ready to march to Richmond or Montgomery or wherever the government shall order us.
Our knapsacks are packed and haversacks filled with three days cooked rations, expecting orders to move momentarily. General CASEY'S division is the 3rd in General KEYES' corps. The 1st and 2nd divisions have already shipped and we expect to go tomorrow. Our division was reviewed on Saturday by General CASEY and on Monday by General KEYES. The division consists of 15 regiments of Infantry, 3 batteries of artillery and several companies of cavalry. We were all together on Monday and it was a magnificent sight. Col. DUTTON'S regiment is in our brigade. Our Brigadier is Gen. PALMER, a U.S. officer.
* * * * * * * *
The papers are just in from Albany, and notice was read at dress parade this evening of the confirmation of Lieut. ALDRICH'S appointment to the Adjutancy and 1st Sergeant, Spencer MARTIN'S appointment to the 1st Lieutenancy, in ALDRICH'S place. The appointments seem to give general satisfaction. Truly Yours, Will W. CLARKE
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday July 16, 1862
+ Condition of Capt. FAUROT - We are informed that Capt FAUROT has been sick with fever for several weeks, past, but notwithstanding went into the battle at Gain's Mills on the 27th. Early in the day he was injured by a shell, and from weakness occasioned by the wound and protracted illness, fell to the ground and was taken to the rear and has since been confined near Harrison's Landing on the James River, some two miles from his regiment where he still is. Capt. SMALLEY, now here sick, saw him about a week since, and a letter just received from the Captain and others, shows that he is still sadly afflicted and unable to be out of his tent, and as Lieut. GREEN was ill during the rest of the day and the subsequent battles, neither the Captain nor Lieutenant was able to be on the field and Lieut. ELLIS therefore, took charge. Many civilians have, since the battle, tired to get to our camps on the James River to attend to their friends, but he imperative orders of our Generals have prevented their doing so.
+ Death of Corporal EIGHMY - By a letter received by Mrs. Annie EIGHMY from Capt. Zacharias, of Co. K, 7th Michigan Regiment, we learn that Corporal Martin EIGHMY, died on the 3rd of June form the effects of a wound received at the battle of Fair Oaks.
+ Killed, Wounded and Missing - Lieut. J. R BRIGGS, of Company G, 27th Regiment, sends us the following list of casualties in his company at the battle of Gaines' Mills, Friday, June 27th (1862) :
Captain H. S. HALL, Barkersville, slightly, left thigh
First Sergeant George H. ROBERTSON, LeRoy, slightly, left thigh
Sergeant Charles W. ROBINSON, Pekin, missing
Corporal James H. BURLISEN, East Bloomfield, severely, missing
Corporal Silas A. SYLVESTER, Lima, severely, left leg
William H. BUXTON, Lima, killed
H. W. GOULD, West Bloomfield, severely, neck, missing
John MERRITT, Susquehanna, Pa., severely, abdomen, missing
Alex MILES, Lima, severely, abdomen, missing
Charles W. BURR, West Sparta, severely, left arm
Michael CAVANAUGH, West Bloomfield, severely, right hand
Rollin P. DARTT, Lima, severely, left arm
William WALTMAN, East Bloomfield, severely, right hip
T. E. SEWELL, Lima, severely, right arm
H. E. STANNARD, Castile, severely, right leg
H. H. STONE, Lima, slightly, right foot
Artemus JENKINS, Richmond, slightly, arm
Eugene RAEPPEL, East Bloomfield, severely, abdomen, missing
S. S. EMMONS, Naples, sick at hospital, missing
A. J. DARROW, Avon, missing
In an accompanying note, Lieut. BRIGGS says: " This company having been formed from the counties of Ontario and Livingston, it will be gratifying to their friends if the list is published. It will send sorrow to the hearts of many, but at the same time will relieve the suspense of all. While we sorely regret their loss from the company and regiment, it is with pride that we shall remember them, knowing that they did their duty as men and true patriots."
+ Co G., 18th Regt., NYSV
The following list of killed, wounded and missing in this company, was sent by Lieut. ELLIS to his father, in this village, it being a copy of the list as sent to headquarters by Sergt. Gregoire INSSE, on the 4th instant.
Gardner KING, killed Rinold RITZENTHALER, killed Henry W. TAYLOR, killed
Edwin MARTIN, wounded in head, severely, (since missing) Sergt. John H. ETTS, wounded, hand
Corp'l Walter H. BURNETT, wounded, arm George W. ROYCE, wounded, arm Milton H. RICE, wounded, shoulder
Thomas J. REED, wounded, foot Robert FREER, wounded and missing Millard F. WILLIAMS, wounded & missing
All Missing: Sergt. George W. ELLIS, Sergt. John B. ROPER, Myron BURTON, Benjamin F. DROWN, Elias KNAPP, William H. LINKLETTER, Charles W. PAGE, Isaac H. VANKUREN, William H. VANKUREN, Spencer WOOD, John BURNS.
+ Meeting of the War Committee. Pursuant to an order of the Adjutant General of the Sate, a meeting of the Committee appointed by the Governor to initiate the organization of a Regiment in this Senatorial District, met at the office of Hon. C. J. FOLGER in Geneva, on Friday week at 11 am. Hon. C. J. FOLER acted as Chairman and J. T. MILLER of Seneca Falls, I. PROUTY of Geneva and Dr. C .S. HOYT of Yates, were chosen Secretaries. The following persons appeared as members of the Committee:
Seneca - W. JOHNSON, J. T. MILLER, O. S. LATHAM, L. B. HOWELL, T. FATZINGER, William KNOX, Hon. G. S. HADLEY, Hon J. DE MOTT, D. D. LEFLER, D. C. WHEELER, D.W.W. WHEELER and A. DUNLAP.
Ontario - Hon C. J. FOLGER, G. B. DUSINBERRY, S. s. COBB, J. S. LEWIS, P. PROUTY, Hon. E. B. POTTLE, Charles COY, J. M. BULL, William HILDRETH, E. G. LAPHAM, H. L. CHESEBRO, A. KEMBALL and R. M. GREEN
Yates - Hon. D. A. OGDEN, M. BROWN, S. C. CLEVELAND, M. H. LAWRENCE, C. S. HOYT (cut off)
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday August 6, 1862
+ The New Regiment ATTENTION VOLUNTEERS!!!! $152.00 BOUNTY!
90 DOLLARS WILL BE PAID as soon as the Regiment is mustered into service. $25.00 of this will be paid when the recruit is accepted at the regimental depot at Geneva. YOUNG MEN OF ONTARIO COUNTY! all your bright hopes of the future depend upon the salvation of the country. She calls upon you to save her - will you come to the rescue? Men of middle age, are your wives and children dear? Then come at your country's call and save them from foreign despotism and rebel outrage. Men of wealth, protect your government and (cut off)
+ Join the Old Regiments.
To every man who is enlisting or about to enlist under the new call for 300,000 men, the following facts are most important. If he joins an old regiment, he cancels by the act, three fourths of the chances that he will be struck down by disease. Nine tenths of the mortality in the army, as the public now well understand, is caused by disease and not battle, and of this mortality the commission assures us that three fourths might be saved by incorporating the new levy into the existing regiments. This is a matter for recruits to consider well. The opinion tallies with the judgment of those who have had opportunities for observation; but is now placed among the points which are to be held as demonstrated. The recruit who is careful of life, of health or of comfort, will take his place in an old regiment, rather than among those who are as inexperienced as himself. We have already urged that as regards economy, or the speedy reinforcement of the army, the former course is incontestably that to be pursued. But the present is a reason which appeals to the personal welfare of the volunteer himself, and is urged by those who for twelve months have made this personal welfare of the soldier a special study. It is a word of advice which ought not to fall upon inattentive ears.
So says an exchange, as we believe it is every word true. The considerations in favor of enlistment in the old regiments are numerous and weighty. The wonder is that our volunteers do not all give them the preference. Capt. George N. WILLIAMS is recruiting in this village for the 98th regiment, now in the field before Richmond. The Captain is a prince of good fellow, has had the benefit of active service for several months, know how to take care of his men both in camp and on the battlefield. And those enlisting under him may be sure of finding the reality of military life precisely as he represents it. We advise persons designing to enlist, to call at his tent opposite the Webster House.
+ War Meeting in Farmington
A large and enthusiastic war meeting was held at the Town House in Farmington on Wednesday evening, July 30th; and although it was in the hurry of harvest time, the house was crowded to overflowing, a fair proportion being ladies, who evinced their patriotism not only by their presence, but by manifesting a lively interest in the proceedings of the meeting. The meeting was organized by appointing Daniel ARNOLD, chairman. Capt. Orin J. HERENDEEN then addressed the audience, setting fourth the object of the meeting and the dangers that threaten our country at this time, and making a patriotic appeal to the young men present to come to the rescue of our government in this the time of her peril. Several other speakers then addressed the audience, after which the following resolutions were unanimously passed, viz: Resolved, That the Supervisors of this town be instructed to act in concert with the other Supervisors of this County, at their special meeting to be held Saturday next, at Canandaigua, in voting the sum of $25,000 or such amount as said Board shall agree to raise by a tax on the taxable property of this county, to be paid to those who shall enlist, under the recent call of the President of the United States, in addition to the national and state bounties offered.
Resolved, That a committee of one from each school district in the town (16 in number) be appointed to assist Capt. O. J. HERENDEEN in procuring enlistments in this town. (cut off)
+ Acknowledgement. The following hospital stores have been received by Rev. A. H. LUNG, Chaplain of the 33rd Regiment NYSV, and taken with him to his regiment:
Mrs. Mary HARTSOUGH of Reeds Corners, 4 pillow, 2 towels, 7 qts. dried fruit;
O. H. SMITH, 1 bottle catsup;
C. S. PHELPS, 5 lbs. crackers
Dr. SMITH, 1 bottle of brandy
Mrs. G. R. FOX, one can tomatoes
L. B. GAYLORD, 5 lbs. crackers, 5 dz. prunes, one bottle catsup
Mrs. J. BENHAM, 3 jars currant jelly
Ira HAWLEY, 3 lbs. crackers
Mr. TWIST, 3 1/2 lbs. crackers
F. H. HILL, 1 lb. crackers
Mr. LAMPMAN, 5 lbs. crackers
Brown & Wolverton, 5 lbs. cheese, 4 lbs. crackers
John MC KEE, 2 bottles medicine; 3 pints port wine, 1 pint brandy, 1 pint gin and 1 of old rye
One box of dried fruit, from East Bloomfield
Mr. BOSWELL, 4 lbs. dried fruit, 1 sack of crackers, 3 bottles wine
Mr. FRAZER, 2 bottles wine, 1 can cherries
Mrs. Harvey STONE of Reed's Corners, 4 lbs dried currants, 4 lbs, raspberries
S. L. STERLING, 1 bottle wine, 1 bottle old rye, 5 lbs. crackers, 1 paper coffee, 1 paper pepper
A. BLODGET, 3/4 lbs. of tea
A. S. LINCOLN, 4 lbs. crackers, 1 gallon jug of vinegar
Mr. LONG, 4 lbs crackers, 1 lb. tea, 1 paper coffee, 1 bottle pickles
Mrs. Anson WALKER, 1 package of lint
James LANE, one can strawberries
Mrs. James BRUNDAGE, 4 lbs. dried peaches, 1 package dried raspberries, 1 can peaches
Miss N. B. COLBURN, 1 package prunes, 1 bottle cherry shrub.
At Canandaigua, July 29, 1862
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday August 27, 1862
+ The Sword Presentation - We have just received, too late for publication this week, an account of the sword presentation to Capt. O. J. HERENDEEN, which took place at Shortsville on Thursday last. The exercises were highly interesting and we regret our inability to publish the report today. It will appear in our next.
+ Gone to Washington - Deputy Marshall HILDRETH started for Washington on Monday evening last, having in custody, William DILLON of Phelps, who, as our readers have already been informed, was arrested some days ago for cutting down flag poles. DILLON will have an examination on his arrival at the capital, and if found guilty of the offence charged against him, will be punished as he deserves.
+ Co. C., 126th Regiment
The following are the officers of Company "C", 126th regiment, with their rank:
Philip D. PHILLIPS, Captain
Charles A. RICHARDSON, 1st Lieut.
Spencer F. LINCOLN, 2nd Lieut.
John B. GEDDIS, 1st Sergt.
Edward E. FAIRCHILDS, 2nd Sergt.
Ira. H. WILDER, 3rd Sergt.
Martin PIERCE, 4th Sergt.
Edwin W. TYLER, 5th Sergt.
Darius C. SACKET, Corporal
Henry MC KEE, Corporal
Milo H. HOPPER, Corporal
Charles GAGE, Corporal
Gilbert W. PECK, Corporal
Henry MATTOON, Corporal
Charles W. WATKINS, Corporal
Hollister N. GRIMES, Corporal
Captain PHILLIPS is a young man of some military experience in this war. He entered the service as a Lieutenant and was promoted to Captain. he was at the battle of "Bull Run" (Manassas), where he was wounded. He afterwards, in consequence of his injuries, signed his commission and returned home. Having recovered his health, he was induced by the war committee to raise this company under the first call for 300,000 volunteers. This he has done heretofore, and he will now give a good account of himself.
Lieut. RICHARDSON is one of the law firm, Gooding & Richardson, of this village. He enters now upon his first experience as a military man. He has given up a good and increasing practice as a lawyer, to serve his infantry in this her hour of peril. Industrious and of the strictest moral habits, energetic and resolute, his friends may look at him to make his mark in the service upon which he has entered.
The 2nd Lieut., Spencer F. LINCOLN, was a law student in the office of H. O. CHESBRO, Esq. He had nearly completed his studies preparatory to being admitted to the bar, when he volunteered. He was also ___cial Deputy Clerk during the sessions of the several Courts of the County. He had a prospect before him of a successful life in the profession he had chosen, but he has abandoned all at the call of his country,___ "went in."
The non commissioned officers are all good men in their several places and on the whole this company is one of the best that has come from Ontario County. May God preserve them and a successful and glorious career attend them.
+ The 126th Regiment.
Col SHERRILL'S regiment is the 126th. It is officered as follows:
Colonel - E. SHERRILL of Geneva
Lieut. Col. - James M. BULL of Canandaigua
Major - William H. BAIRD, of Geneva
Adjutant - A. S. WHEELER of Geneva
Quartermaster, J. K. LORING, of Waterloo
Surgeon, F. H. HAMMOND, of Penn Yan
Ass't Surgeon, C .S. HOYT, of Potter
Ass't Surgeon, P. D. PELTIER, of Manchester
Hospital Steward, Henry T. ANTIS of Canandaigua
The regiment left camp Swift at Geneva, yesterday morning, proceeding to Elmira and thence direct to Washington.
+ The Geneva Courier publishes the following tabular statement, showing the aggregate number of men raised and to be raised in each town of Ontario County to make up our quota of the 600,000 called for by the government:
Towns Population Quota
Bristol 1657 51
Canadice 1026 32
Canandaigua 7075 219
East Bloomfield 2163 67
Farmington 1858 57
Gorham 2537 78
Hopewell 1970 61
Manchester 3280 101
Naples 2067 64
Phelps 5586 173
Richmond 1650 51
Seneca 8448 261
South Bristol 1216 38
Victor 2404 74
West Bloomfield 1646 51
It is to be remembered that each town is ___dited with all the men it has furnished ___ce the 2nd of July, and has yet to raise ___y enough to make up the number assigned to it, above.
+ NOTICE OF PARADE of Un-uniformed Militia - Company Orders No. 1
All persons residing within the bounds of the Company District Four, who have not been enlisted or drafted as members of the National Guard, and who are liable to Military duty under the Laws of this State, are hereby required to be and appear, armed and equipped as the Law directs, for parade and inspection at the WEBSTER HOUSE in Canandaigua on the first Monday of September next, at 10 o'clock AM of that day, pursuant to the provisions of Sec. 13 of the Militia Law of this State. - Dated August 20th, 1862, JAMES CONLY, Commandant. *District No. 4 comprizes the towns of Canandaigua, Farmington, Victor and Manchester.
+ A Good Suggestion - The Albany Evening Journal, suggest that an organized effort be made for preparing and putting up fruit in cans for use in the Army. (quote itself is cut off).
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday September 17, 1862
Mr. Editor - Please add to the list of volunteers from this town, published in your paper last week, the names of Capt. Edgar A. GRISWOLD and Wm. BARTHOLOMEW. Also Sanford W. LYON, Orin D. LEE and Richard WATKINS, late residents of this town, who enlisted in Michigan. Yours respectfully, S. H. S, Naples, Sept 17, 1862
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday October 1, 1862 Pg 3
The 126th Regiment - The following list embraces the names of all the killed and wounded of Col. SHERRILL'S regiment:
Killed: Co. H.
Lieut. CLAPP of Phelps
Simeon COOPER of Manchester
Col. E. SHERRILL of Geneva, in the mouth
Lieut. S. A. BARRAS, acting Adjutant, Penn Yan, left arm taken off
Co. A. under Capt. BURRILL
J. R. TUTTLE , Yates Co., died of his wound
____ BOSS, Yates Co., died of his wounds
Co. B, under Capt. COLEMAN, all of Yates Co.
John BLANCHARD, in check
George C. CHAPMAN
C. W. FORD
John B. CAUSETT
Lewis TRISMANE, wounded by shell
George TUTTLE, wounded by shell
A. A. Quick, wounded by shell
R. B. BEACH, wounded by shell
Isaac MILLER, wounded by shell
Corporal T. L. EMBREE, wounded by shell
James HICKS, wounded by shell
Corporal KNAPP, in body
Co. C, Capt SCOTT, all of Seneca Co.
Capt. Winfield SCOTT
T. H. LOUNDSBERRY, left arm slightly
J. B WILSON
R. C. DIMMOCK
A. H. WILSON
Co. D, Capt PHILLIPS - all slightly wounded
Fred EBERT, Gorham
O. DICKINSON, Naples
William SHEPARD, Canadice
D.C. SACKET, Canandaigua
William H. BOWEN, Naples
D. AEDGES, Naples
Co. E, Capt. KIPP
Robert BLANVELT, wounded in right leg
Edwin APLMER, wounded in left leg, Gorham
Nelson B. KEITH, slightly wounded, Geneva
Co. F., Capt SHIMER
W. KERR, slight wound, Gorham
George BOSS, slight wound, Seneca
Lewis A. BALL, West Bloomfield
Co. G., Capt. AIKEN
H. H. FOSTER, left leg, Seneca Co.
A. H. FOSTER
F. A. COLE, slightly wounded, Seneca Co.
Co. H, Capt. HERENDEEN
Albert H. STACY, Manchester
Albert MC INTIRE, leg fractured, Phelps
H. I. DICKINS, Manchester
T. SHEARS, Manchester
J. S. HEARNE, Phelps
C. C. WRIGHT, Phelps
Co. I, Capt. Lee
Capt. B. F. LEE, in thigh by shell, Waterloo
Hudson D. HENION, in head
J. MC DONOUGH, slight
Co. K, Capt WHEELER
W. A. REED, Canandaigua, injured by a strain
D. W. PETTINGER, Victor, in leg badly
John BENJAMIN, Gorham, badly wounded
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday October 15, 1862
+ Company K, 148th Regt. - The following list embraces the names of the offices and privates of Company K, in Col. JOHNSON'S Regiment:
Captain - Hiram SCHUTT 1st Corporal - Charles A. GILLET
1st Lieutenant - Edmund ALDRICH 2nd Corporal - John RODNEY
2nd Lieutenant - John G. EVERDEN 3rd Corporal - Jonas R. BRIGHAM
1st Sergt. - Oscar M. ADAMS 4th Corporal - Edwin RITTER
2nd Sergt. - Daniel W. REDFIELD 5th Corporal - Henry H. PILSBURY
3rd Sergt. - Newlove WILLISON 6th Corporal - William F. CHAPIN
4th Sergt. - John S. FORMAN 7th Corporal - Charles F. LAMONT
5th Sergt. - Charles G. DICKINSON 8th Corporal - Cassius P. KNAPP
Henry H. ARCHER Charles MILLER
Jesse H. BAKER Charles s. MEADON
Joseph BARNHART John MC LAIN
Harlow M. BEEBEE Patrick O'DONNELL
George C. BEEBEE Peter PHILIP
Warren P. BURTT Jonathan PURDY
Curtis BAKER Dewitt PAYNE
George H. BEACH Benjamin PERRY
Robert BELL William PARSHALL
George W. CANTON Hiram H. REYNOLDS
William R. CAMP William RICE
Aaron P. COON William D. REED
Robert CALHOUN Henry SADDOCK
Edward CARSON Benjamin F. SHADDOCK
David EVANS Charles E. SMITH
Thomas FITZSIMMONS James R. SMITH
Frank GRAGG Marnius D. SMITH
Harry D. HOLMES William STEWART Jr.
Lucien B. HOLMES Abraham A. SPANGLE
Joseph HAWVER John V. B. STEVENS
Henry HURLBURT William STEVENS
Edwin HYDE Lorin A. TAYLOR
Moses N. HERALD Francis THOMPSON
John J. HANNA Thaddeus THOMPSON
Lucion HYDE Noah TURNER
Edward JEROME Homer B. WEBB
Charles JEROME Russel F. WRIGHT
Robert KENNEDY John W. WAYNE
Francis LEE Aurelius B. WHEELER
Henry LATHAM Alonzo WHEELER
William F. MANAHAN Rial V. WHEELER
Thomas MURRAY Franklin B. WHEAT
George MILES Ashur W. BISHOP
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday December 31, 1862
In Trouble Again - We learn from an article in the Washington Republican, that William DILLON of Phelps, in this County, has lately been arrested in that City on suspicion of being concerned in the robbery of a sulter. DILLON, it will be remembers, was arrested and taken to Washington some months ago, by U.S. Marshal HILDRETH, for alleged participation in the disloyal act of cutting down the national flag.
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday January 21, 1863
Gone to Washington - Several gentlemen of this and some of the adjoining towns, started yesterday morning for Washington, with the view of visiting friends in the various military camps in that vicinity. They were somewhat disappointed at the outset, by learning just as they were ready to start, that the railroads, which for some weeks past have been carrying parties of ten or more for half-price, had the day before, discontinued the practice and hence, would not take them at less than the regular fare. The trip therefore would cost them about $10 apiece more than they had anticipated. Nevertheless, they resolved not to turn back and now are far on their way to the national capital. the excursion will no doubt prove a pleasant one.
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday April 1, 1863
On Furlough - We were agreeably surprised on Saturday last by a call fro Dr. P. D. PELTIER, Assistant Surgeon of the 126th Regiment, NYSV, who is home on a 20 days furlough. the Doctor is looking finely, appears in excellent spirits. And says the "boys" of the 126th are generally in good health and eager for a fight. Similar reports reach us from other regiments in which Old Ontario is represented. The feeling among the soldiers has evidently much improved within the last two months.
Moved - The 126th Regiment, commanded by the gallant Col. SHERRILL, has moved from Union Mills to Centreville, Virginia.
National Fast - President LINCOLN has appointed Thursday, April 30th as a day of national humiliation, fasting and prayer.
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday April 1, 1863
Casualties in Company F - We are indebted to Major FITZGERALD of the 28th Regiment, NYSV, who writes from Stafford Court House under date of the 7th instant, for the following list of killed and missing in Company F, of that regiment, in the recent fight near Fredericksburg:
Killed - John H. HOGLE
Missing, probably prisoners - Sergt. O. L. TEACHOUT, Sergt. W. L. HICKS, Sergt. C. P. AKINS; Corporal A. J. WARNER, Corporal J. W. MOORE; Private F. J. ANDERSON, Private Lafayette LEE, Private William SMITH, Private Porter STEVENS, Private James TAYLOR, Private James MC MINN and Private M. L. PARKHURST.
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday July 22, 1863
On Furlough - Capt. C. A. RICHARDSON, Co. D., 126th Regiment NYSV, who was wounded in the battle of Gettysburg, came home last week, having a furlough for 20 days. His would is not serious and he expects soon to report himself sound again
Ontario Republican Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday September 30, 1863
The 85th Regiment - We have received a brief note from Adjutant C. s. ALDRICH, of the 85th Regiment NYSV, requesting as to state for the information of those interested, that mail matter intended for members of that Regiment, should be directed via Fortress Monroe. The old rout, via New York and Hatteras Inlet, is a long and tedious one and letters are frequently a month in reaching their destination through that channel.
CAPTAINS SAWYER AND FLYNN - A young officer recently released from the Libby prison in Richmond, furnishes the following information in relation to Captains SAWYER and FLYNN, who were condemned to death by Jeff Davis:
" Captains SAWYER and FLYNN, it will be remembered, have been condemned to death in retaliation for the execution of General BURNSIDE of two Rebel officers caught recruiting within his lines. The Richmond mob demanded the death of these brave and patriotic men, but the authorities were deterred by the threatened fate of WINDER and LEE, held by us at Fortress Monroe. Captains SAWYER and FLYNN are confined in a sort of cage or bin partitioned off from the cellar of the building. Measured by the eye, it appeared no larger than 6 feet by 8. The only light and air are admitted through a hole near the ceiling, about a foot square, through which also the food is passed down twice a day. The den is dark, damp and most shockingly, filthy; and the unfortunate victims of Rebel hatred are enduring within a living death form day to day. The plan seems to be, since their cowardly tormentors dare not shoot or hang them, to torture their lives away by this long agony, and then report them as having "died of sickness."
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, Nov 4, 1863
RESIGNED - Col. William JOHNSON, commanding the 148th Regiment, NYSV, has resigned his commission and returned to private life. He has not shown any very brilliant fighting qualities since entering the service, and being a good deal more of a politician than a soldier, has no doubt arrived at the very sensible conclusion that he made a mistake in accepting the colony of a regiment.
CASUALTIES IN THE 126TH REGIMENT - We are indebted to Lieut. Col. James M BULL for the subjoined list of Killed, Wounded and Missing of the 126th Regiment, NYSV, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, in engagements at Auburn and Bristoe, Va., Oct 14, 1863:
Thomas TOBIN, Private, Co. A
Rarnard GELDER, Private, Co. A
Thaddeus B. TWICHELL, Private, Co. A
Erastus G. FIELD, Private, Co. D
Chauncey L. FOWLER, Private, Co. F
Leander BROWNELL, Private, Co. F
Peter WHEELER, Private, Co. F; since dead (from wounded list)
Edgar A. WARNER, Private, Co. K; since dead (from wounded list)
David W. FINCH, Sergeant, Co. A; leg, severely
Wm. M. STROBRIDGE, Corporal, Co. A; shoulder and leg severely
David E. TAYLOR, Corporal, Co. A; hand slight
Arthur W. MIDDLETON, Private, Co. A; leg severely
Chas. M. NICHOLSON, Private, Co. A; breast severely
O. R. LINKLETTER, Private, Co. A; hip slightly
Geo. W. TYLER, Private, Co. B; head severely
M. W. BINGHAM, Corporal, Co. C; slight
Stephen PROUTY, Private, Co. D; head severely
Martin PIERCE, Sergeant, Co. D; shoulder severely
Gilbert PECK, Corporal, Co. D; leg slight
George W. DORR, Private, Co. D; breast slight
Albert S. ANDREWS, Private, Co. D; head and shoulder severely
George I. ROSE, Private, Co. D; side and back severely
George W. BEEKER, Private, Co. E; leg severely
Stephen WALKER, Private, Co. E; breast slight
George HOSMER, Private, Co. E; leg and side severely
Platt CLARK, Private, Co. F; side severely
Scott BARBAR, Private, Co. F; breast severely
John WILSON, Private, Co. F; hand slight
Charles KLINE, Corporal, Co. F; heel slight
Samuel HUGHES, 1st Sergeant, Co. G; leg severely
John B. STEWART, Corporal, Co. G; breast severely
Andrew J. RALPH, Private, Co. G; hand slight
Joseph B. HOOPER, Sergeant, Co. I; arm severely
Henry DRAPER, Private, Co. I; leg severely
Phillip GARNETT, Private, Co. I; breast severely
Levy BROKAW, Private, Co. I; leg severely
Fred M. ROOT, Private, Co. K; shoulder slight
Samuel HEWEY, Private, Co. K; thigh severely
George W. ERWIN, Private, Co. K; leg slight
William J. POOL, Private, Co. A
Daniel J. BEYEA, Private, Co. A
George MILLS, Private, Co. A
William SHOEMAKER, Private, Co. A
John PECK, Private, Co. K
William O. PHILLIPS, Private, Co. K
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, February 17, 1864
Home on Furlough - Capt. A. C. BROWN of the 4th NY Artillery, is at home for a few days on furlough, and is improving the time by looking up recruits for his company. Lieut. Henry R. MURRAY of the 148th NYSV is also at home on furlough.
Bounties to Cease - We desire to remind persons intending to enlist, that the United States Bounties of $400 and $300 to recruits will cease on the first of next month. The only way to obtain these large bounties, is to enlist immediately.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, March 2, 1864
Arrest of a Notorious Deserter - A notorious deserter named Warren DENSMORE was arrested last week on the cars by Constable CRAIN, of Clifton Springs. This makes the third or fourth time that DENSMORE has been arrested. He first deserted at Baltimore, and has twice escaped from the guard house at Elmira. He is now safe in our jail, but is soon to be sent to New York.
Dastardly Outrage - A young man names James FITZGIBBONS, belonging to Company K, 24th Regiment, NY Cavalry, while walking on the railroad track, east of the Niagara Falls House in this village, on Tuesday evening of last week, was struck in the back with a billet of wood by some cowardly ruffian and so badly injured that he has not since been able to walk. It appears that his regiment was detained here for a time, awaiting transportation to Elmira. He had been to the Fair, and on leaving the Hall went to look after some men who had been placed under his care, proceeding down the track until he reached some cars occupied by his regiment. Observing a party of soldiers a few rods distant, and supposing them to be some of the men he was in pursuit of, he called to them, telling them to return to the cars. Receiving a rough reply, and perceiving that they were not his men, he passed on a few yards beyond them, when he was approached from behind, knocked down and robbed of $15 in money and a gold watch and chain. He was soon found by the Captain of his company, who had him conveyed to the Niagara House, where he still remains, receiving much attention from our citizens and having the earnest sympathy of all. The blow by which he was felled to the ground, had the effect to completely paralyze the lower part of his person, and although now improving, he has not regained the use of his limbs. It is believed, however, that the injury will not be permanent, though it may be a long time before he entirely recovers from it. Mr. GIBBONS is a resident of Mexico, Oswego County, and appears to be a young man of excellent character. His case is indeed a hard one.
At Johnstown, Pa., last week, a returned soldier named MOOR, deliberately walked into a wealthy merchant's store, and taking the proprietor by the collar, discharged 3 barrels of a revolver into his heart, killing him instantly. The merchant had seduced his wife during his absence at the war.
Desertions from the Army - Previous to April 1862, there were reported 78,453 desertions from the Army, being an average of 6,239 per month. In April 1862, the Provost Marshal system was adopted and since then the average desertions per month have been but 1,736. The total aggregate of desertions since the war broke out is 127,157, of which number 30,000 were from the enlisted men in this State; 15, 389 from Pennsylvania; 12,389 from Ohio; 11,455 from Illinois; 5,200 from Kentucky; 4,868 from Missouri; 1,943 from Tennessee; 2,895; 2,895 from Virginia; 1,659 from the District of Columbia, and smaller numbers from other states.
Two soldiers were recently found murdered in St. Petersburg. It was suggested that the eyes of the murdered soldiers should be photographed, in the hope of successfully testing the discovery recently made when to the surprise of all, the result was the production of the portrait of two soldiers of the private guard at the palace, on whose breasts were the insignia of the Cross of St. George. The murderers were at once sought out and apprehended.
Ontario Co. Times, Canandaigua, NY Wednesday, May 31, 1865
Surgeon HOYT - We notice in a recent number of Yates County Chronicle, an account of the presentation of a beautiful gold watch to Surgeon Charles S. HOYT, chief executive officer of the 1st. Div., hospital, 2nd Corps, by the attendants of the hospital, as a mark of respect, and a token of their appreciation of Surgeon HOYT as an officer and a gentleman. Surgeon HOYT entered the service in 1862, as 1st Assistant Surgeon of the 126th New York, and has since endeared himself to that command, by his constant and uniform attention to his duties.
His pleasant manners and kind and cheerful words to the sick and wounded, under his care, and accompanying the warm and substantial arrangements for comfort and good nursing, which he always in some almost mysterious way, seemed to improvise wherever there was occasion, have doubtless buoyed up many a desponding spirit to shake off the death grapple about to seize another victim to the late unholy rebellion. Dr. HOYT was promoted to surgeon of the 39th NY, a little more than a year ago, and has since been for most of the time, chief executive officer of the 1st Division Hospital, 2nd Corps, which has been known as the model hospital in the army, during all the terrible campaigns of 1864 and the eventful winter and spring of 1865. Surgeon HOYT will always be remembered with gratitude, by the soldiers, who have so often been the recipients of his kind ministrations.
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