Richmond Civil War Soldiers

History of Ontario Co, NY

Published 1878   Pgs. 232 - 234 

 

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We have given below as full and complete record of the officers, soldiers and seaman who went from the town of Richmond as can be obtained.  Besides those mentioned, there were 17 substitutes, non-resident of the town.  In all, soldiers, seaman and substitutes, this town furnished 153 men.

 

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SURNAME First Name UNIT Roster notes
ANDERSON Francis J. 16th Heavy Art, Battery H enlisted Jan 2, 1864; wounded Sept 29, 1864; sent to Hampton hospital; discharged Sept 6, 1865
APPLETON Richmond 33rd Inf. enlisted Apr 21, 1861; wounded in right leg; taken to Fredericksburg hospital; discharged May 25, 1863 for disability
BABCOCK Harrison 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K mustered Aug 23, 1862; re-enlisted
BACON Philip G. 188th Inf, Co. F enlisted Sept 6, 1864; taken with typhoid fever June 3, 1865; discharged at Augur hospital, June 26, 1865
BARNES Ira 126th Inf., Co. K enlisted Aug 12, 1862; taken prisoner at surrender of Harper's Ferry, Sept 15, 1862; paroled; discharged June 16, 1865
BARRETT John J. 126th Inf., Co. K enlisted Aug 12, 1862; sergeant; taken prisoner at Harper's Ferry, paroled Sept 16, 1862; exchanged Nov 24, 1862; discharged
BATCHELLOR Charles F. 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Mar 4, 1865; taken with typhoid fever, May 22, 1865; discharged June 27, 1865
BATCHELLOR Fayette C. 13th Infantry, Co. K Nov 7, 1861; discharged May 13, 1863
BATCHELLOR Fayette C. 16th Heavy Art, Battery C enlisted Jan 4, 1864;promoted sergeant Mar 15, 1864; discharged Aug 28, 1865; was a veteran volunteer
BATCHELLOR Wesley P. 6th Mich Heavy Art, Battery A enlisted Feb 24, 1864; discharged Aug 20, 1865
BELCHER Edwin 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Sept 9, 1864; received $300 bounty; and deserted Sept 10, 1864; undoubtedly enlisted under an assumed name
BENSON David F. 33rd Inf., Co. D discharged with regiment
BENTLEY Edgar F. 85th Inf., Co. B. Jan 1, 1864; taken prisoner at Plymouth and confined in Andersonville; paroled and sent home; died of disease contracted in prison, Jan 16, 1865; was a veteran volunteer having enlisted first, Aug 29, 1861 in this company
BENTLEY Isaac D. 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted July 1 1865; discharged Sept 9, 1865
BOTTICE James 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Mar 9, 1865
BRIGGS Nathan 85th Inf., Co. B. Aug 29, 1861; taken prisoner in battle of Fair Oaks, May 31, 1862; returned to duty Oct 6, 1862
BROWN Oliver B. 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Aug 12, 1863; discharged Sept 9, 1864
CARPENTER Ichabod 16th Heavy Art, Battery C enlisted Dec 30, 1863; discharged Aug 28, 1865
CASE George W. 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Mar 4, 1865; discharged July 5, 1865
CLARK George 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted Jan 4, 1863
CLARK Godfrey 13th Infantry enlisted 1862
CLARKE John S. 8th Heavy Art enlisted Feb 13, 1864
COCHRANE John G. 13th Infantry, Co. K wounded and taken prisoner at battle of Wilderness; taken to Newborn, NC; paroled; died on way home
CORNELL John 15th Engineers, Co. K enlisted Jan 12, 1864
DANIELS Albert S. 126th Inf., Co. D enlisted Aug 7, 1862; taken prisoner Sept 15, 1862 at Harper's Ferry; paroled and sent to Chicago; discharged June 16, 1865
DE PUE Thomas 4th Heavy Art, Battery H enlisted Jan 4, 1864
DECKER Vincent 4th Heavy Art, Battery H enlisted Jan 4, 1864
DOOLITTLE Willard Jr. 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted July 29, 1862; promoted quartermaster-sergeant; mustered out June 10, 1865
DOTY Gilbert W. 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted Aug 7, 1862; discharged June 12, 1865
DUNNING Henry C. 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Sept 1, 1865
FIELDS Edwin P. 6th Wisconsin Inf, Co. H enlisted July 13, 1861; discharged at expiration of time, July 1, 1864
FIELDS Erastus G. 126th Inf., Co. D enlisted Aug 7, 1862; taken prisoner Sept 15, 1862 at Harper's Ferry; paroled and returned to duty; killed at Bristoe Station Oct 14, 1863
FITZ PATRICK John 126th Inf., Co. D deserted
FOY Edward 120th Regt., Co. D substitute; entered service Aug 30, 1864; wounded Oct 27, 1864; sent to City Point hospital, thence to Fairfax Centre, Nov 1, 1864; discharged June 1865
GAINES George S. 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted Aug 7, 1862; discharged June 12, 1865
GARLINGHOUSE Nelson S. 13th Infantry, Co. K Oct 10, 1861; discharged Mar13, 1863 on account of physical disability
GARTHEN John W. 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted Sept 1, 1864; died at Fort Columbus, KY, winter of 1865
GARTHEN William 20th Colored Inf., Co. D enlisted Sept 9, 1864; discharged Sept 9, 1865
GATES Abel Jr. 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Sept 6, 1864; taken with typhoid fever June 3, 1865; discharged at Augur hospital, June 26, 1865
GIDDINGS William 16th Heavy Art, Battery C enlisted Dec 19, 1863; discharged Aug 28, 1865
GOULD Niel S. 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted July 30 ,1862; discharged from hospital on account of heart disease, May 16, 1865
GREEN Isaac 4th Heavy Art, Battery C enlisted Aug 12, 1862; discharged June 2, 1865
HANCOCK G. S. 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Sept 12, 1864; discharged May 3, 1865
HARRIS Joseph F. 8th Heavy Art enlisted Feb 13, 1864
HEAGHT Eli 126th Inf., Co. F enlisted Aug 12, 1862; taken prisoner Sept 15, 1862 at Harper's Ferry; wounded in battle of Wilderness, May 6, 1864; discharged Dec 25, 1864
HENRY Samuel  126th Inf., Co. K enlisted Aug 12, 1862; taken prisoner at Harper's Ferry, Sept 15, 1862; paroled and returned to duty; wounded Oct 13, 1863; discharged July 25, 1865
HODGE Charles 5th Cavalry enlisted Dec 29, 1863
HYDE C. F. 21st NY Cavalry enlisted Sept 8, 1864; discharged May 23, 1865
JOCK John  136th Inf., Co. C enlisted Aug 12, 1862; promoted Sept 1, 1862, to sergeant; discharged June 13, 1865
JOCK Walter 136th Inf., Co. C enlisted Aug 12, 1862; discharged June 13, 1863
KANE James Navy seaman; substitute for Wesley RAY
KEEGAN James 8th Heavy Art enlisted Feb 13, 1864
KENNEDY Adam 4th Heavy Art, Battery H enlisted Jan 19, 1864; taken prisoner Aug 25, 1864 at Reams Station; confined in prison at Belle Island, Richmond, VA; paroled Oct 8, 1864
KERRIGAN Daniel 8th Heavy Art enlisted Feb 13, 1864
KINYON Samuel 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted July 31, 1862; discharged Aug 12, 1865
KNANER Adolph 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Sept 9, 1864; taken sick Oct 25, 1864; died at City Point, Oct 27, 1864 of typhoid fever
KNANER E. F. W. 120th Regt., Co. E enlisted Sept 2, 1864; wounded Oct 27, 1864; taken prisoner; paroled
KNOWLES Marcus C. 126th Inf., Co. D enlisted Aug 1862; deserted from Chicago at Camp Douglas and went to Canada, Oct 1862
LEACH Alfred 136th Inf., Co. C substitute for Sanford A. STILES; enlisted Aug 1864; discharged June 19, 1865
LENARD Isaac F. 13th Infantry, Co. K wounded in foot at battle of Bull Run; taken to Mt. Pleasant hospital; discharged May 13, 1863
LOGAN Bernard 126th Inf., Co. K enlisted Aug 12, 1862; wounded at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863; again in fron of Petersburg, June 16, 1864; discharged June 3, 1865
LOGAN Patrick 79th Inf., Co. A Jan 4, 1865; discharged July 20 ,1865
LONG James 24th Cavalry died in service
LOTHAM William B. 164th Inf., Co. E/Pioneer Corps enlisted Aug 1862 in 164th Inf, Co. E; transferred to Pioneer Corps
MACE James 188th Inf, Co. A enlisted Sept 8, 1864; discharged June 29, 1865
MACUMBER George 126th Inf., Co. K discharged
MARTIN David  136th Inf., Co. C enlisted Aug 12, 1862; discharged June 13, 1865
MARTIN Edward C. 4th Heavy Art, Battery H enlisted Jan 14, 1864
MC CARE Michael 136th Inf., Co. C enlisted Sept 16, 1864
MC CROSSEN Christopher 13th Infantry, Co. K Oct 13, 1861; discharged May 13, 1863
MC CROSSEN George 188th Inf, Co. B enlisted Aug 30, 1864; discharged July 1, 1865
MC KELVEY James 15th Engineers, Co. K enlisted Jan 1, 1864
MC MICHAEL George 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted Aug 10, 1864 in 1st Light Art, Battery C; discharged June 17, 1865; services no longer required
MC NINCH William J. 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K no info
MICKS Alonzo 104th Inf., Co. B enlisted Oct 23, 1861; killed at battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863
MILLER John H. 188th Inf, Co. E mustered Sept 6, 1864
MOORE Eugene M. 188th Inf, Co. B enlisted Sept 19, 1864; discharged July 11, 1865
MOORE Franklin 24th Cavalry mustered Jan 19, 1864
MUNSON Edward F. 15th Engineers, Co. K enlisted Jan 4, 1864; discharged June 13, 1865 at Fort Berry, VA with regiment
NORGATE Robert 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Sept 1, 1864; discharged
O'NEILL James 4th Heavy Art, Battery H enlisted Dec 24, 1863
PECK Gilbert W. 126th Inf., Co. D enlisted Aug 4, 1862; wounded Oct 14, 1863 at Bristoe Station; taken prisoner and transferred to Richmond, VA, Andersonville, Charleston, Florence; exchanged Mar 1, 1865; discharge May 31, 1865
PLIMPTON Amasa H. 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Sept 2, 1864; discharged June 29, 1865
PURCELL Orrin 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted Aug 5, 1862; discharged May 18, 1865 by general order No. 83
PURLEE Wilbur 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted Aug 1, 1862; discharged Aug 30 ,1864; re-enlisted
REED Almeron 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted July 31; discharged June 12, 1865
REID Charles E. 148th Inf., Co. G enlisted Aug 29, 1862 as private; promoted to corporal, Sept 21, 1862; sergeant, Oct 31, 1864; 1st sergeant Nov 12, 1864; 1st lieut., Dec 31, 1864; mustered out Jan 22, 1865
ROBINSON Frederick 8th Heavy Art enlisted Feb 13, 1864
ROE John A. 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Mar 28, 1865
ROTHEAR Henry   4th Heavy Art, Battery H enlisted Jan 4, 1864; re-enlisted
SCOTT John F. 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Sept 6, 1864; taken with typhoid fever June 3, 1865; discharged at Augur hospital, June 26, 1865
SHELTON William H. 1st Heavy Art., Vet Vol. mustered in Jan 4, 1864
SIMMONS Henry C. 85th Inf., Co. B. enlisted Oct 4, 1861; taken with typhoid fever June 22, 1862; sent to Philadelphia hospital; discharged on account of disability, Oct 23, 1862
SIMMONS Henry C. 15th Engineers, Co. K enlisted from 85th Inf, Dec 31, 1863; discharged June 13, 1865
SLIGHT Mortimer 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted Aug 4, 1862; promoted corporal Nov 17, 1862; sergeant May 9, 1864; discharged July 7, 1865
SLOUT Wesley 188th Inf, Co. D enlisted Sept 9, 1864; discharged June 3, 1865
SMITH Dennis 136th Inf., Co. C enlisted July 30, 1864; discharged June 13, 1865
SMITH Hugh 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Mar 4, 1865; discharged July 14, 1865
SMITH James 175th Inf. native of Ireland; enlisted in 175th Inf
SMITH Samuel B. 104th Inf., Co. B corporal; enlisted Sept 29, 1861; wounded in 2nd battle of Bull Run; taken to Armory Square hospital, Washington, DC; discharged Dec 4, 1862
SMITH Samuel B. 188th Inf, Co. H enlisted Sept 28, 1864; (Vet. Vol.) appointed commissary sergeant Oct 11, 1864; discharged with regiment July 11, 1865
SMITH William P. 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted July 30, 1862; discharged June 12, 1865
SPENCE Gideon 188th Inf, Co. E enlisted Sept 8, 1864; promoted Oct 7, 1864 to ass't-surgeon; taken Dec 18,1864 with congestive chill resulting in paraplegia, Jan 29, 1865; discharged for same, Feb 13, 1865
STRUBLE Henry S. 4th Heavy Art, Battery H enlisted Feb 19, 1864; discharged Sept 26, 1865
SULLIVAN Joseph 148th Inf. enlisted July 29, 1863; discharged July 28, 1865
SYMONDS William W. 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted Aug 1862; died Nov 10, 1862
THOMPSON William B. 16th Heavy Art, Battery C enlisted Jan 4, 1864; promoted corporal Mar 31, 1864; discharged Aug 21, 1865
TRUMAN Bishop 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted July 30 ,1862; discharged June 12, 1865
UNKNOWN unknown Navy substitute for Daniel SHORT
WANNALL Thomas Navy seaman; native of Germany; entered service Sept 1864; substitute for S. D. SHORT
WARD William 136th Inf., Co. C enlisted Aug 12, 1862; wounded June 28, 1864, in GA; died at Jeffersonville, IN, Aug 6 ,1864
WARFIELD Richard H. 15th Engineers, Co. K enlisted Jan 4, 1864
WASHBURN Valentine 4th Heavy Art, Battery H enlisted Jan 26, 1864; wounded at battle of Spotsylvania; returned to duty; discharged Sept 26, 1865
WATRONS Myron G. 85th Inf., Co. B. Sept 23, 1861; discharged Sept 8, 1862, for disability
WATROUS George 20th NY Cavalry, Co. L enlisted Sept 17, 1863; discharged July 31, 1865
WELCH George 8th Heavy Art enlisted Feb 13, 1864
WEST William 5th Cavalry enlisted Dec 29, 1863
WETMORE E. B. 85th Inf., Co. B. Aug 29, 1861; taken prisoner at Fair Oaks, May 31, 1862; exchanged; returned to duty Oct 31, 1862; re-enlisted; taken prisoner when SHERMAN made his march; while the rebs were moving him to Charleston, he leaped from the car; they shot him 6 times and left him in the ditch
WHEELER Charles W. 15th Engineers, Co. K enlisted Jan 4, 1864
WHISKER Robert unknown native of Ireland; resident of Richmond; entered the service but in unknown regiment
WHITNEY Hiram P. 16th Heavy Art, Battery D enlisted Jan 2, 1864; died at Yorktown, VA, Mar 19, 1864; was a veteran volunteer
WILBORN Leroy W. 23rd Inf., Co. F enlisted Apr 20, 1861; discharged May 22, 1863
WILCOX Thomas 102nd Inf, Co. D; 85th Inf., Co. B enlisted Oct 20, 1861; discharged at expiration of term, Dec 24, 1864
WILCOX Walter 11th Heavy Art/ 8th & 4th HA enlisted Apr 9, 1863; re-enlisted Jan 7, 1864 in 8th HA; arrested for desertion  & returned to his regiment, which was consolidated with the 4th Art; discharged Oct 5, 1865
WILLIAMS John 8th Heavy Art enlisted Feb 13, 1864
WILSON Jerry Harris Light Guards enlisted from Richmond
WILSON John G. 13th Infantry, Co. G sergeant; enlisted Sept 15, 1861; ruptured at Gaines' Mills battle, permanently; promoted sergeant, Oct 1861; discharged with regiment May 14, 1863
WILSON John G. Veteran Volunteer enlisted Sept 19, 1864; hospital steward; discharged with regiment, July 1, 1865
WIRNETT Milford C. 8th Heavy Art enlisted Feb 13, 1864
WORTHY Merian 4th Heavy Art, Battery H enlisted Aug 20, 1862; promoted to sergeant Oct 10, 1863
WRIGHT E. M. Jr. 104th Inf., Co. B corporal; enlisted Oct 23, 1861; re-enlisted Dec 26, 1863; taken prisoner Aug 19, 1864; taken to Richmond; exchanged; sent to Annapolis hospital; died Mar 16, 1865 of disease contracted in prison
WRIGHT Isaac A. 104th Inf., Co. B/ 1st NY Art enlisted Oct 21, 1861; re-enlisted Dec 28, 1863 in 1st NY Artillery
WRIGHT Isaac A. 1st Mounted Rifles, Co. K enlisted Dec 28, 1863; promoted corporal, May 4, 1864; sergeant, Mar 1, 1865; discharged June 19, 1865; was a veteran volunteer

 

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