123rd New York Volunteer Infantry

1862 - 1865



Burial Sites - Company A




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Pvt. Albert Allen - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 33 years. Enlisted on August 14, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862; died on December 21, 1863 at General Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Buried in the Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Section F, Plot 2405.


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Pvt. Oscar Baumes - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Killed during the Battle of Chancellorsville when a shell fragment struck him in the back of the head. Originally buried on the field, but later removed. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery, Greenwich, New York.


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Pvt. James H. Bennett - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Died April 25, 1886, at age 65. Buried near the entrance gate to the Glenridge Cemetery at Saratoga Springs, New York.


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Pvt. Ansel Bentley - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 36 years. Enlisted, August 15, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville; discharged, May 19, 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky. Was the son of Nathaniel and Sarah Bentley. Died December 17, 1886; age 86. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.

Grave site information provided by Bob Farrell.


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Pvt. John Decker - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 30 years. Enlisted, August 8, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862. Taken prisoner, June 22, 1864, while on skirmish line at Culp's (Kolb's) Farm, Georgia; paroled, February 28, 1865; discharged, June 29, 1865, at New York City. Was a resident of Battenville, New York, for 50 years; papermaker; son of Peter and Betsey Keyon Decker. Died July 2, 1900; age 72. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.

Grave site information provided by Bob Farrell.


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Cpl. Richard Henry Durham - (1835-1901) Co. A 123rd Regt. N.Y. Vols. Enlisted Aug. 8, 1862 and promoted corporal. Engaged in battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Resaca, Casville, New Hope Church and Culp's Farm. Taken prisoner in this battle, June 22, 1864. Confined in Andersonville Prison as prisoner of war until June 8, 1865. Buried in the Mettowee Valley Cemetery, Granville, New York. Apparently he thought highly of the 123rd N.Y.S.V. monument at Gettysburg.


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Pvt. Cortland Faxon - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 20 years. Enlisted, August 20, 1862, at Greenwhich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; mustered out with company, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Also born as Courtland. Died December 13, 1905; age 63. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.

Grave site information provided by Bob Farrell.


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Pvt. Samuel Fones - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 38 years. Enlisted, August 8, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; mustered out with company, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Son of Samuel and Martha Reynolds Fones. Died January 10, 1891 at Battenville; age 66. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.

Grave site information provided by Bob Farrell.



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Pvt. Asel (Galutia) Galusha - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 30 years. Enlisted, August 15, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; transferred to Co. I Tenth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, September 15, 1863; discharged for disability, June 23, 1865, at Camp Fry, Washington, D.C. He and his wife Mary are buried in the Brant Lake Cemetery, Horicon, New York.


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by Sean Gilson

Cpl. Charles E. Gilson - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 24 years. Enlisted, August 6, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; promoted corporal, May 1, 1863; mustered out with company, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Born January 14, 1838 and died July 12, 1928. Buried in the Pulaski Village Cemetery, Pulaski, New York.



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by Bob Farrell

Pvt. John Grooms - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 20 years. Enlisted, August 5, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; captured on March 11, 1856 at Fayetteville, NC; paroled on March 29, 1865 at Richmond, VA; discharged on June 21, 1865 at Albany, NY. Buried in the Forest Hills Cemetery in Stanton, Michigan.


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Sgt. William J. Harrison - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Killed during the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 3, 1863. Buried in the Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Virginia.


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Pvt. Henry J. Knapp - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 29 years. Enlisted, August 6, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; discharged for disability, March 6, 1863. A shoemaker; born in Lee, Massachusetts. Son of Harry and Jerusha Knapp. Died January 24, 1891; age 58. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.

Grave site information provided by Bob Farrell.


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Pvt. Alexander Lambert - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 21 years old. Enlisted, August 11, 1862, at Greenwich to serve three years; mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862; mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington D.C. Buried in the Willard Asylum Cemetery, Military Section, Seneca County, New York.

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Pvt. John Lampman - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 4, 1864, at Troy, to serve one year; mustered in as private, September 5, 1864; mustered out with company, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Died May 19, 1895; age 49. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.

Grave site information provided by Bob Farrell.



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Pvt. Vital Lapoint - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Discharged with regiment. Buried in the Notre Dame Cemetery at Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Pvt. Alexander Mitchell - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Died from disease at Chattanooga, Tenn., Aug. 16, 1864. Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia.


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Pvt. Edwin R. Mosher - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 20 years. Enlisted, August 6, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; discharged, June 23, 1865, at Albany, New York. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.



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Sgt. Albert A. Norton - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 26 years. Enlisted, August 6, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, August 9, 1862; promoted sergeant, September 1, 1862; mustered out with company, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Detached with Invalid Corps. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.


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Pvt. Fred J. Perry - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Name not listed in the official roster. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.


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Pvt. Albert W. Potter - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Killed on skirmish line at Atlanta, Georgia, July 30, 1864. Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia.


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Pvt. John Previe - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 44 years. Enlisted, July 31, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; discharged for disability, April 17, 1865. Also born as Pevie. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.


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Sgt. John Richards - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 22 years. Enlisted, August 4, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, August 9, 1862; promoted corporal, September 4, 1862; promoted sergeant, November 11, 1863; mustered out with company, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.



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Alexandria, Va.
1st Lt. George I. Robinson (Bvt. Captain, U.S. Volunteers) - (1829-1885) Company A, 123rd Regt. N.Y.S.V. Lt. Robinson was mustered in as an Orderly Sergeant and then promoted to 1st Lieutenant. At the end of the war, he was breveted a Captain, U.S. Volunteers. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery at Schuylerville, New York, with his wife, Elizabeth Wright, of Bald Mountain, Greenwich, Washington Co., and only child (infant), Bessie.


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Pvt. Adolphus Rosebush - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 9, 1862, at Greenwich, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; mustered out with company, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C.; died at Greenwich, New York, of consumption. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.


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Pvt. William H. Scranton - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 39 years. Enlisted, September 13, 1864, at Troy, to serve one year; mustered in as private, September 15, 1864; mustered out with company, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.


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Pvt. Leroy Whitaker - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 24 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1864, at Troy, to serve one year; mustered in as private, September 12, 1864; mustered out with company, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Enlisted in the old 9th New York in June, 1863; discharged on account of sickness; reenlisted in Company A, fall of 1864, and joined the regiment at Atlanta. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, Greenwich, New York.


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Pvt. Leroy Wright - Company A, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Wounded at Chancellorsville and killed at the Battle of Peachtree Creek, Georgia. Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia.

   


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