Civil War Veterans

List of the men from Meredith who volunteered for service during the Civil War. It does not include veterans who moved to Meredith after the War.
Edwin Allen – Age 22, single, farmer, son of Salmon and Belinda (Bradley) Allen; enlisted in Co. I August 30, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in as Private September 27, 1862 to serve 3 years; mustered out June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Franklin Allen – Age 40, married, farmer, son of Salmon and Belinda (Bradley) Allen; enlisted in Co. G of the 152nd NY Infantry on August 27, 1862, in Otego, NY (not credited to Meredith); mustered in September 3, 1862 as private to serve 1 year; received $100 bounty from Otego; discharged due to disability April 8, 1863.
Oscar Bailey– Age 14, son of Robert and Freelove (Palmer) Bailey; enlisted in Co. G December 27, 1861 at Hancock; mustered in as drummer to serve 3 years; discharged on account of sickness in June 1862; later reenlisted in the 72nd Infantry January 21, 1864; was slightly wounded at Petersburg; mustered out June 20, 1864.
Robert Bailey - Age 42; married, carriage maker, father of Oscar; enlisted in Co. G December 19, 1861; mustered in as a Private December 20, 1861 to serve 3 years; discharged for a physical disability March 29, 1863.
Mitchell Benedict – Age 24, son of Jonathan and Ruth Benedict; enlisted in Co. F of the 156th NY Infantry on October 8, 1862, in Ulster County (not credited to Meredith); mustered in October 8, 1862 as 2nd Lt. to serve 3 years; promoted to 1st Lt. January 10, 1864 and to Captain December 9, 1864; mustered out June 28, 1865 at Savannah, GA.
Harvey Maby Bill (Bell). – Age 17; single, farmer, son of Charles and Mary J. (Owens) Bill; enlisted in Co. I June 4, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private June 21, 1861 to serve 3 years; wounded badly in thigh at Williamsburg, VA May 5, 1862; discharged for a wound April 28, 1863.
John Blake – Age 25, single, farmer, son of Andrew and Jane (Balentine) Blake; enlisted in Co. C August 13, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in as Private September 27, 1862 to serve 3 years; promoted to Corporal October 1, 1864; was seriously wounded at Devaux’s Neck, with a ball passing in below the right eye and coming out in the neck, losing the sight of his right eye; mustered out June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Thomas Blake- Age 21, single, farmer, son of Andrew and Jane (Balentine) Blake; enlisted October 16, 1861 at Meredith; mustered in as Private October 30, 1861 to serve 3 years; re-enlisted January 1, 1864; mustered out with battery June 30, 1865 at Norfolk, VA.
Hezekiah Brandon —Age 18; married, farmer, son of John and Caroline (Halsey) Brandon; enlisted in Co. E August 10, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private August 22, 1861 to serve 3 years; mustered out August 22, 1864 at Newbern, NC.
George D. Buckley—Age 21, single, clerk; enlisted, October 10, 1861 at Meredith; mustered in as Private October 30, 1861 to serve 3 years; discharged for disability April 10, 1862 at Newport News, VA.
George Marcus Burgin. – Age 21, single, clerk, son of Bryan and Mary Ann (Lyon) Burgin; enlisted in Co. B, 144th NY Infantry August 26, 1864 at Walton; received $600 bounty; mustered in September 3, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 25, 1865.
Levi Chandler Burgin. – Age 19, single, merchant clerk, Meredith resident, son of Bryan and Mary Ann (Lyon) Burgin; enlisted Co. B, 144th NY Infantry at Norwich August 27, 1864, as a substitute for John B. McNaughton; received $600 bounty; mustered in on August 27, 1864, as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 25, 1865 with company at Hilton Head, SC.
Adelbert Burrell. – Age 20, single, farmer, son of Caleb Burrell; enlisted in Co. G, 3rd Cavalry August 19, 1864 at New Lisbon; bounty unknown; mustered in August 27, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 7, 1865 at Norfolk, VA.
Hiram Every Butler. – Age 20, married, shoemaker, son of Edward and Angeline (Dunham) Butler; enlisted in Co. C, 144th NY Infantry August 27, 1864 at Otselic, NY; received $900 bounty; mustered in September 5, 1864 as Private for 1 year; wounded by bullet through mouth and neck; discharged May 25, 1865 from General Hospital, Hilton Head, SC.
Edward Butts. – Age 27, widower, farmer, son of Jeremiah and Hannah (McGuire) Butts; enlisted Co. D, 144th NY Infantry September 1, 1864 at Franklin; received $800 bounty; mustered in as Private to serve 1 year September 10, 1864; mustered out with company June 25, 1865; previously enlisted in Co. I, 89th NY Infantry September 15, 1861; received disability discharge February 25, 1863.
Lewis Butts. – Age 20, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of Martin and Polly (Holleck) Butts; enlisted in Co. A, 95th NY Infantry at Norwich August 30, 1864, as substitute for Aaron Houghtaling; received $600 bounty; mustered in August 30, 1864, as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 6, 1865, at Washington, DC.
George Washington Colgrove – Age 25, married, farmer, son of Russell and Nancy (Strickland) Colgrove; enlisted in Co. D August 14, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in as Private September 27, 1862 to serve 3 years; promoted to Corporal April 1, 1865; mustered out June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Robert Henry Covert – Age 32, married, day laborer, son of Ananias and Rhoda (Whitney) Covert; enlisted in Co. I September 3, 1862 at Davenport (not credited to Meredith); mustered in September 27, 1862 as Private to serve 3 years; discharged for disability December 22, 1862 at General Hospital, Georgetown, DC.
Charles Victor Cowley- Age 21; married, farmer, son of Samuel and Ester (Gates) Cowley; enlisted in Co. I June 4, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private June 21, 1861 to serve 3 years; wounded slightly and taken prisoner at Chancellorsville; paroled; mustered out June 20, 1864.
Ephraim Douglas – Age 29, married, carpenter, son of John and Belinda (Fuller) Douglas; enlisted in Co. G, 1st NY Engineers October 10, 1861 at Hartwick, NY; mustered in October 12, 1861 as Private to serve 3 years; promoted to artificer October 10, 1861 and to Corporal July 1, 1862; discharged November 28, 1864.
John Washington Douglas. – Age 30, married, day laborer, son of John and Belinda (Fuller) Douglas; enlisted in Co. I, 144th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at Kortright; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 22, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. I, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865.
Henry Lewis Doyle – Age 18, married, farmer; enlisted in Co. C August 27, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862 as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out June 14, 1865 at Washington, DC.
Patrick Doyle – Age 44, married, farmer; enlisted in Co. C September 1, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as private to serve 3 years; discharged due to physical disability June 16, 1863; died of sickness acquired in service October 11, 1864.
Henry Hier Epes—Age 26, single, farmer, son of William and Jane (Morgan) Epes; enlisted in Co. I September 16, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Sergeant December 4, 1861 to serve 3 years; promoted to 2nd Lt. June 27, 1862 and to 1st Lt. August 1, 1863; captured in action September 29, 1864 at Chaffin’s Farm, VA; paroled March 1, 1865; mustered in as captain, Co. K, June 13, 1865; mustered out August 3, 1865 at Richmond, VA; 7 months prior service in Indian wars in Oregon in 1856 and 1857.
John Wesley Epes – age 19, single, farmer, brother of Henry; enlisted in Co. I September 16, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private October 25, 1861 to serve 3 years; died of congestion of the lungs at Elmira, NY on November 25, 1862; buried at West Meredith.
William Blair Every, age 33, married, farmer, son of James and Phebe (Lewis) Every; enlisted January 4, 1864, in the 8th NY Light Artillery at Smithville, NY; mustered in January 7, 1864 as Private for 3 years; received a bounty of $623; mustered out June 30, 1865.
P. Rice Ferguson. – Age 28, married, farmer, son of William and Sarah (Wagar) Ferguson; enlisted in Co. H, 144th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at New Lisbon, NY; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 13, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 25, 1865.
Lewis M. Figger.—Age 20; single; enlisted in Co. E August 8, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private August 22, 1861 to serve 3 years; mustered out August 21, 1864 at Bermuda Hundred, VA.
John Henry Garchy. – Age 18, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of John H. and Caroling (Garrison) Garchy; enlisted in Co. I, 144th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. I, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; mustered out with company July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Richmond Garrison. – Age 25, married, shoemaker, son of Anthony and Julia E. (Burhaus) Garrison; enlisted in Co. C, 144th NY Infantry August 31, 1864 at New Berlin, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 8, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 25, 1865.
William H. Garrison. – Age 23, farmer, son of Anthony and Julia E. (Burhaus) Garrison; enlisted in Co. D, 144th NY Infantry September 3, 1864 at Burlington, NY; bounty unknown; mustered in September 14, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 6, 1865 at Washington, DC.
Porter T. Gibbs – Age 22, farmer; enlisted in Co. I August 30, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Corporal to serve 3 years; promoted to Sergeant April 1, 1865; mustered out with company June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
John Gilchrist. – Age 23, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of William and Margaret (McFadden) Gilchrist; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 1, 1864, at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. I, 1st NY Engineers October 27, 1864; mustered out with company July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Charles Graham - Age 25, married, farmer, son of James and Jane (Rice) Graham; enlisted in Co. I September 16, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Corporal October 21, 1861 to serve 3 years; promoted to Sergeant (no date); severely wounded in mouth and neck in the battle of Chaffin’s Farm on September 29, 1863; mustered out December 6, 1864.
Elmer Melville Graham – Age 21, single, farmer, son of Henry R. and Ester (Stilson) Graham; enlisted in Co. C August 13, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; discharged due to disability June 28, 1864.
Frederick Graham – Age 23, single, farmer, son of John G. and Mary (Mitchell) Graham; enlisted in Co. C August 13, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Corporal to serve 3 years; detailed as Provost Marshal’s clerk; mustered out with company June 25, 1865, at Hilton Head, SC.
James Franklin Green. – Age 20, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of Gilbert and Melissa (Auable) Green; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 1, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 2, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. I of the 127th NY Infantry October 27, 1864; mustered out June 30, 1865 at Charleston, SC.
Thomas Greer, age 26, single, farmer; enlisted January 21, 1864, in the 8th NY Light Artillery at Delhi; mustered in January 2, 1864, as Private for 3 years; received a $300 bounty; mustered out June 30, 1865.
James Henry Hamilton. – Age 23, single, farmer, son of James and Nancy (Harper) Hamilton; enlisted in Co. I, 18th NY Cavalry September 16, 1864 at Oneonta, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 20, 1864 as Private for 1 year; promoted to Corporal May 1, 1865; mustered out June 2, 1865 at New Orleans, LA.
John Harper Hamilton. – Age 21, single, farmer, son of James and Nancy (Harper) Hamilton; enlisted in Co. H, 18th NY Cavalry September 10, 1864 at Albany, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 10, 1964 as Private for 1 year; promoted to Corporal January 3, 1865; mustered out June 2, 1865.
Thomas Hamilton. – Age 42, married, farmer, Meredith resident, son of Samuel and Mary (Moffat) Hamilton; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; transferred to Co. I, 1st NY Engineers October 27, 1864; mustered out with company July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Robert Henderson. – Age 21, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of Robert and Eliza (Grant) Henderson; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 1, 1864, at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; transferred to Co. I, 1st NY Engineers October 27, 1864; mustered out with company July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Horace Hill, Age 31, single, farmer, son of Elijah and Anna (Carr) Hill; enlisted in Co. H of the 152nd NY Infantry on August 30, 1862, at Laurens (not credited to Meredith); mustered in October 14, 1862 as Corporal to serve 3 years; wounded at Salient, VA on May 12, 1864; discharged for disability May 11, 1865 at Mower Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.
Joel Hill. – Age 39, married, farmer, son of Elijah and Anna (Carr) Hill; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 8, 1864 at Otsego, NY; received $875 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers September 19, 1864; appointed artificer November 1, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Burton Hine—Age 19; single, farmer, son of Miles and Julia (Rich) Hine; enlisted in Co. I September 16, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private October 21, 1861 to serve 3 years; promoted to Corporal February 25, 1863; discharged October 21, 1864; prior service in 27th Militia.
Franklin Tracy Hine – Age 32, married, farmer, son of Miles and Julia (Rich) Hine; enlisted in Co. C August 13, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as 2nd Sergeant to serve 3 years; promoted to 2nd Lt. September 9, 1863, and to 1st Lt. November 25, 1864; died December 20, 1864 at Beaufort, NC of a wound received at Honey Hill.
James W. Hine. – Age 19, single, photographer, son of Miles and Julia (Rich) Hine; enlisted in Co. C, 144th NY Infantry August 11, 1864 at Norwich as substitute for David Williamson; received $350 bounty; mustered in August 11, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Miles Hine, Jr. – Age 28, married, peddler, Meredith resident, son of Miles and Julia (Rich) Hine; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry, August 27, 1864, at Meredith; received $600 bounty; mustered in September 3, 1864; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; mustered out with company June 25, 1865, at Hilton Head, SC.
Henry W. Houghtaling – Age 31, married, farmer, son of Michael and Hannah (Strader) Houghtaling; enlisted in Co. I August 30, 1862 at Davenport (Meredith credited with enlistment); mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private for 3 years; discharged due to physical disability October 24, 1864, at St. Augustine, FL.
John Becker Howe – Age 36, married, farmer, son of John A. and Phebe (Beebe) Howe; enlisted in Co. I August 30, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862 as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
John Hymers – Age 22, single, farmer, son of John and Elizabeth (Orminston) Hymers; enlisted in Co. C August 13, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Corporal to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 24, 1865, at Hilton Head, SC.
Gilbert Ingraham, age 24; enlisted January 16, 1864, in the 72nd NY Infantry at Delhi; mustered in as Private for 3 years January 26, 1864; received a $300 bounty; wounded at Spotsylvania, VA; transferred to the 127th NY Infantry on June 20, 1864.
Marshall Lyman Stilson Jackson – Age 21, single, farmer, son of Henry and Jane (Burgess) Jackson; enlisted in Co. D August 13, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862 as Private to serve 3 years; promoted to Corporal September 8, 1862, and to 2nd Sergeant April 10, 1864; mustered out June 5, 1865.
Ira Jacobs – Age 24, single, teacher, son of Edwin and Mary Jacobs; enlisted Co. I November 6, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Corporal, November 29, 1861 to serve 3 years; promoted to 2nd Lt. July 23, 1863; died of sickness August 19, 1863 at Folly Island, SC.
Erastus Jaquish. – Age 42, married, carriage maker, resident of West Laurens, son of Daniel and Mary Ann (Berry) Jaquish; enlisted in the 144th NY Infantry September 5, 1864 at Norwich; received $1050 bounty from Meredith; mustered in October 27, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. I, 127th NY Infantry October 27, 1864; mustered out June 30, 1865 at Charleston, SC.
John J. Jester – Age 24, married, farmer, son of Thomas and Nancy (Bartlett) Jester; enlisted in Co. C August 27, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862 as Private to serve 3 years; died of chronic diarrhea while home on furlough in Franklin March 28, 1864.
Morton Kellogg – Age 25, single, clerk, son of Ulysses and Emeline Kellogg; enlisted in Co. E of the 162nd NY Infantry September 19, 1862, at New York City (not credited to Meredith); mustered in September 19, 1862 as 2nd Lt. to serve 3 years; discharged July 22, 1863; commission in Co. E, 24th Infantry Regiment U. S. Colored Troops on March 22, 1865; promoted to Captain March 22, 1865; mustered out October 1, 1865.
Ambrose Alanson Knapp. – Age 37, married, teacher, son of Jonathan and Violetta (Clark) Knap; enlisted in Co. L, 20th NY Cavalry September 1, 1864 at Norwich, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered out June 1, 1865 at Richmond, VA.
Harry Brown Livingston. – Age 29, married, farmer, son of William and Polly (Swart) Livingston; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at Franklin, NY; received $800 bounty; mustered in September 12, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865.
Charles Mabie. – Age 18, single, farmer, son of Charles and Lucy (Riggs) Mabie; enlisted in Co. B, 144th NY Infantry August 26, 1864 at Walton, NY; received $600 bounty; mustered in September 3, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Albert Manzer. – Age 35, married, farmer, son of Christopher and Rachel (Groff) Manzer; enlisted in Co. C, 144th NY Infantry September 3, 1864 at Burlington, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 14, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
William Henry Maxfield – Age 29, married, farmer, son of Albert and Mary (Soles) Maxfield; enlisted in Co. C August 30, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Musician to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Clark Hugh McDonald—Age 25, single, farmer, son of James and Elizabeth (Rose) McDonald; enlisted October 7, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private October 30, 1861 to serve 3 years; promoted Quartermaster-Sergeant, October 29, 1861; returned to rank June 1, 1862; promoted to Quartermaster-Sergeant September 21, 1862; re-enlisted November 28, 1863; promoted 1st Sergeant January 29, 1864; mustered in as 2nd Lt. January 29, 1865 with rank from December 7, 1864; mustered out June 30, 1865, at Norfolk, VA.
James Hume McDonald—Age 23, single, farmer, brother of Clark; enlisted October 7, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private October 30, 1861 to serve 3 years; died of disease December 17, 1862 at Yorktown, VA.
James Howard McMurray. – age 17, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of John H. and Mary (Hoyt) McMurray; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 1, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. I, 1st NY Engineers October 27, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
John Cochrane Mein – Age 21, married, farmer, son of Robert and Margaret (Clark) Mein; enlisted in Co. C August 11, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; promoted to 1st Sergeant January 1, 1864 and to 2nd Lt. November 20, 1864; mustered out May 29, 1865.
David Blakely Mitchell. – Age 21, single, farmer, son of James and Nancy (Blakely) Mitchell; enlisted in Co. I, 18th NY Calvary September 2, 1864 at Albany, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 10, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 2, 1865.
Alexander Mull. – Age 35, married, farmer, Meredith resident; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry August 31, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Darius Oliver, Age 32, married, shoemaker, son of Ezra and Ester (Crandal) Oliver; enlisted in Co. E, 121st NY Infantry, March 15, 1865 (date uncertain) at Norwich, NY; mustered in March 17, 1865 as Private to serve 1 year; promoted to 1st Sergeant April 10, 1865; transferred to Co. E, 65th NY Infantry June 24, 1865; mustered out July 17, 1865.
Charles Irving Palmer – Age 21, single, blacksmith, son of Henry M and Roxy (Dennison) Palmer; enlisted in Co. D August 13, 1862, at Franklin (Meredith credited with enlistment); mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps September 9, 1863; discharged due to sickness June 8, 1864.
Morrell Palmer – Age 18, single, farmer, brother of Charles Palmer; enlisted in Co. D August 29, 1862 at Franklin (Meredith credited with enlistment); mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
William Gaylord Palmer. – Age 26, married, farmer, son of Henry and Roxy (Dennison) Palmer; enlisted in Co. D, 144th NY Infantry September 21, 1864 at Franklin, NY; received $800 bounty; mustered in as Private (date unknown) for 1 year; mustered out June 25, 1865.
William Palmer. – Age 22, married, farmer, Meredith resident, son of John and Amelia (Tuttle) Palmer; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; appointed artificer November 1, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Crane Sylvester Parris – Age 19, single, farmer, son of Lewis and Hannah (Draper) Palmer; enlisted in Co. I August 25, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; died of diphtheria in the Regimental Hospital at Hilton Head, SC September 12, 1864; buried at Hilton Head, SC.
David Henry Peaster (Peister). – Age 23, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of Jonas and Mary (Garrison) Peaster; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 5, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 30, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 27, 1864; mustered out June 19, 1865 at U. S. General Hospital, Hilton Head, SC.
Philip Henry Peaster (Peister). – Age 39, married, farmer, Meredith resident, son of David and Susan (Griffin) Peaster; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 1, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6. 1864; appointed artificer November 1, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Morgan Philips. – Age 17, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of Henry and Marie (Snyder) Philips; enlisted in Co. H, 95th NY Infantry August 30, 1864 at Meredith as substitute for William Henderson; received $600 bounty; mustered in August 29, 1864 as Private for 1 year; was wounded in hand, losing 1 finger; mustered out June 27, 1865.
Stephen Ramsey. – Age 44, married, son of Alexander and Ruth (Dart) Ramsey; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 3, 1864 at Davenport, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865.
Andrew (Andrus) Reynolds – Age 22, single, farmer, son of Charles and Phebe (Jones) Reynolds; enlisted in Co. I August 22, 1862 at Delhi (not credited to Meredith); mustered in September 27, 1862 as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Silas D. Reynolds – Age 22, married, farmer, son of Isaac and Pheobe (Riggs) Reynolds; enlisted in Co. C September 1, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865, at Hilton Head, SC.
Ithemar Rose. – Age 18, single, farmer, son of Ithemar and Jane (Sloat) Rose; enlisted in Co. D, 80th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at Franklin, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 12, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 17, 1865.
Charles Rowe – Age 20, single, farmer, son of Jehoichin and Nancy (Avery) Rowe; enlisted in Co. I August 30, 1862 at Delhi (credited to Meredith); mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865, at Hilton Head, SC.
James Rowe – Age 18, single, farmer, brother of Charles; enlisted in Co. I August 27, 1862, at Delhi (credited to Meredith); mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
James Weaver Russell – Age 24, married, farmer, son of William and Ester (Taylor) Russell; enlisted in Co. D August 11, 1862, at Franklin (credited to Meredith); mustered in September 27, 1862 as Private to serve 3 years; discharged due to physical disability March 20, 1863.
Henry Sampson – Age 27; enlisted in Co. C September 1, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862 as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865, at Hilton Head, SC.
Rufus Alanzo Sears – Age 24, married, farmer, son of Hiram and Phidelia (Tuttle) Sears; enlisted in Co. C August 30, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Henry Gardner Sheldon. – Age 27, married, farmer, Meredith resident; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 1, 1864 in Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; discharged June 14, 1865 from General Hospital at Hilton Head, SC.
William John Sheldon. – Age 32, married, farmer, Meredith resident; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in October 27, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. I, 1st NY Engineers October 27, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
George Cleveland Smith. – Age 24, married, farmer, son of Elijah and Abigail (Wells) Smith; enlisted in Co. D, 144th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at New Lisbon; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 13, 1864 as Private for 1 year; detailed as Provost Marshal’s clerk, mustered out June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Josiah Deming Smith – Age 18, single, farmer, son of Elijah C. and Abigail (Wells) Smith; enlisted in Co. C August 28, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862 as Private to serve 3 years; detailed as Provost Marshal’s clerk from April 1864 to June 1865, mustered out June 25, 1865 with company at Hilton Head, SC.
Ralph Herman Smith. – Age 22, single, teacher, Meredith resident, son of Herman and Sophia (Munn) Smith; enlisted in Co. H, 144th NY Infantry September 1, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 13, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head.
Silas Cleveland Smith. – Age 19, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of E. Martin and Mary (Stewart) Smith; enlisted in Co. A, 95th NY Infantry August 30, 1864 at Meredith as substitute for Thomas Covert; received $600 bounty; mustered in September 6, 1864 as Private for 1 year; wounded in leg April 1, 1865 in the Battle of Southside Railroad; discharged May 31, 1865.
John Brinkerhoff Southard. – Age 50, married, harness maker, Meredith resident, son of Richard and Deborah (Burroughs) Southard; enlisted in the 8th NY Independent Battery August 29, 1864 at Norwich; received $1050 bounty; mustered in (date unknown) as Private for 1 year; transferred to the Ambulance Corp September 15, 1864; mustered out June 30, 1865 at Norwalk, VA.
John Whitlock Southard, age 17, single, day laborer, son of John B. and Amy (Whitlock) Southard; enlisted January 21, 1864, in the 8th NY Light Artillery at Delhi; mustered in January 26, 1864 as a Private for 3 years; received a $300 bounty; mustered out June 30, 1865 at Norfolk, VA.
Alexander Spiers. – Age 25, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Peters) Spiers; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 1, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 27, 1864; discharged June 25, 1865 at U. S. General Hospital, Hilton Head, SC.
Albert (Albhert) Stilson Age 51; married, merchant; enlisted in Co. L December 1, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private December 12, 1861 to serve 3 years; discharged on account of disability September 14, 1862.
Lyman Stilson – Age 23, son of Albert and Maryette Stilson; enlisted in Co. I of the 107th NY Infantry August 9, 1862 at Elmira, NY (not credited to Meredith); mustered in August 11, 1862 as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out June 5, 1865 at Washington, DC.
Edwin Augustus Strong. – Age 34, married, carriage maker, son of Josiah and Mary (Stanley) Strong; enlisted in Co. C, 144th NY Infantry August 31, 1864 at New Berlin, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 8, 1864 as Private for 1 year; mustered out June 25, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Jonathan Arnold Strong. – Age 36; married, carpenter, son of Chauncy and Lucy (Arnold) Strong; enlisted in Co. I, 8th NY Independent Battery January 1, 1862 at Delhi, NY; mustered in as Private to serve 3 years; served as a wagoner through the Peninsular Campaign; promoted to artificer; discharged due to physical disability August 12, 1862 at Harrison’s Landing, VA.
William Madison Strong – Age 28, single, farmer, son of William and Charlotte (Whitney) Strong; enlisted in Co. C September 2, 1862 at Delhi (credited to Meredith); mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865, at Hilton Head, SC.
Harvey Sullivan – Age 25, married, farmer, son of Daniel and Anna (Swart) Sullivan; enlisted in Co. L December 1, 1861 at Meredith; mustered in as Private December 10, 1861 to serve 3 years; wounded slightly, deserted, reenlisted in the 23rd Ohio Volunteers and served out his term.
David Fenton Telford - Age 19, single, farmer, son of Charles and Janette (Duff) Telford; enlisted in Co. C August 15, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Corporal to serve 3 years; died in Fairfax Seminary Hospital, VA of typhoid fever April 2, 1863.
Thomas Telford – Age 22, single, farmer, brother of David; enlisted in Co. C August 20, 1862, at Meredith; mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; promoted to Corporal March 15, 1863 and to Sergeant November 1, 1864; wounded severely in the breast at Honey Hill; mustered out with company June 25, 1865, at Hilton Head, SC.
Benjamin Tuttle—Age 18, single, farmer; enlisted October 15, 1861 at Meredith; mustered in as Private October 30, 1861 to serve 3 years; died of disease January 23, 1863 at Columbia College-Hospital, Washington, DC.
Simon Tuttle. – Age 18, single, son of James and Esther Tuttle; enlisted in Co B, 54th NY Infantry as substitute September 5, 1864 at Afton, NY; bounty unknown; mustered in September 5, 1864 as Private to serve 3 years; Deserted June 1, 1865 at Orangeburg, SC.
George Ward, age 22, single, farmer, son of Daniel and Margaret (Inglis) Ward; enlisted January 4, 1864, in the 8th NY Light Artillery at Delhi; mustered in January 8, 1864 as Private for 3 years; received a $300 bounty; mustered out June 30, 1865.
John Wheeler Warner – Age 27, single, farmer, son of Elias and Margaret (Bradd) Warner; enlisted in Co. C August 13, 1862 at Meredith; mustered in September 27, as Private for 3 years; discharged due to physical disability September 1, 1863 at Washington, DC.
Jasper Warren – Age 21, single, farmer, son of Richard and Rachel (Butler) Warren; enlisted in Co. C September 5, 1862, at Delhi (Delhi credited with enlistment); mustered in September 27, 1862, as Private to serve 3 years; mustered out with company June 25, 1865, at Hilton Head, SC.
Richard Warren. – Age 30, married, farmer, Meredith resident, son of Richard and Rachel (Butler) Warren; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 1, 1864; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865.
John Whitlock. – Age 43, married, mechanic; enlisted in Co. C, 144th NY Infantry September 3, 1864 at Burlington, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 14, 1864 as Private to serve 1 year; transferred to Co. B, 127th NY Infantry October 27, 1864; mustered out June 30, 1865.
Robert Andross Whitlock—Age 36, married, farmer, son of Peter and Sarah (Carpenter) Whitlock; enlisted October 12, 1861 at Meredith; mustered in as Private October 30, 1861 to serve three years; discharged on account of sickness September 9, 1862 at New York.
Charles Wilson Whitney. – Age 25, single, farmer, son of Aaron and Elizabeth (Bundy) Whitney; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 5, 1864 at Middlefield, NY; bounty unknown; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865.
George Wilson Whitney. – Age 25, single, farmer, son of Aaron and Elizabeth (Bundy) Whitney; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry, September 5, 1864 at Middlefield, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; discharged May 20, 1865 due to physical disability.
Truman Wheeler Whitney – Age 19, single, farmer, brother of William; enlisted in Co. I June 4, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private June 21, 1861 to serve for 3 years; was wounded at Chancellorsville May 3, 1863 and went to rear, the woods being on fire, he was probably burned to death. His remains were never found.
William Henry Whitney– Age 17, single, farmer, son of Aaron and Elizabeth (Bundy) Whitney; enlisted in Co. I September 1, 1861 at Delhi; mustered in as Private September 4, 1861 to serve 3 years; died of disease January 12, 1862 at Camp Wood, MD; buried at Newport News.
Charles Wesley Wilcox. – Age 20, single, farmer, son of John and Maria (Reynolds) Wilcox; enlisted in Co. G, 144th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at New Lisbon, NY; received $1000 bounty; mustered in September 13, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. A, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; mustered out July 3, 1865 at Hilton Head, SC.
Andrew Williamson. – age 16, single, farmer, Meredith resident, son of David and Ellen (Monteith) Williamson; enlisted in Co. U, 144th NY Infantry September 2, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 19, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to Co. I, 1st NY Engineers October 6, 1864; discharged due to physical disability March 9, 1865. Substitute.
 Abram Wolfe. – Age 38, married, carpenter, son of Abram and Elizabeth (Strader) Wolfe; enlisted in Co. C, 144th NY Infantry August 30, 1864 at Pitcher, NY; received $1000 bonus; mustered in September 5, 1864 as Private for 1 year; transferred to 1st NY Engineers October 27, 1864, mustered out July 3, 1865.
Ira David Wolfe. – Age 35, married, carpenter, Meredith resident, son of Abram and Elizabeth (Strader) Wolfe; enlisted in the 8th NY Independent Battery August 27, 1864 at Meredith; received $1050 bounty; mustered in September 7th as Private for 1 year; transferred to Ambulance Corps; mustered out June 30, 1865 at Norfolk, VA.
William Wolfe, age 34, married, farmer, son of Abram and Betsy (Stader) Wolfe; enlisted January 23, 1864, in the 8th NY Light Artillery at Kortright; mustered in as Private for 3 years; received a $300 bounty; mustered out June 30, 1865.