123rd New York Volunteer Infantry

1862 - 1865



Burial Sites - Company B




Photo: Bob Farrell
Pvt. William Barber - Company B, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 5, 1862 at 18 years old in Kingsburg to serve for three years; mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862. He was wounded in action on May 25, 1864 near Dallas, Georgia. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, D.C. He is buried in the South Windham Cemetery, Jamaica, Vermont.


Photo: Charles Willis
Pvt. Andrew Jackson Blake - Company B, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Andrew Jackson Blake was born in 1840 and died in 1924 in Hudson Falls, New York. He is the son of Soloman and Jane (Bentley) Blake. He married Esther M. Lord (sister to Charles Willis' great-grandfather Myron Nelson Lord). Andrew served in Co. B 123rd Regt. NYSV from Aug. 9, 1862 to June 8, 1865. He is buried in the Union Cemetery, Fort Edward, Washington County, New York.


Photo: Bob Farrell
Pvt. George W. Harrington - Company B, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 11, 1862 at the age of 26 years old in Kingsburg to serve for three years; mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862. He was wounded in action on July 20, 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. He transferred to Co. H, Fifth Regiment, Veterans Reserve Corps on January 2, 1865. He mustered out on July 12, 1865 at Barnside Barracks, Indianapolis, Indiana. Also borne as Herrington. Died on August 17, 1893 at 57 years old. He is buried in the Harrington Hill Family (Viele Pond) Cemetery, Warren County, New York.




Photos: Wade LaPan, Hudson Falls, NY
Descendant of Horace Harris
Pvt. Horace Harris - Company B, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. On August 9, 1862 in Kingsburg, Horace Harris enlisted to serve for three years. At the time of his enlistment, he was 43 years old. He mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862. He was discharged for disability from the Judiciary Square Hospital in Washington, D.C. on March 28, 1863. He married E. Boies. He and his wife are buried in the Union Cemetery in Ft. Edward, New York.


Photo: Jackie Elder
Cpl. James L. Johnston - Company B, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on July 24, 1862, and mustered in as a private in Company B on Aug. 13, 1862. He was appointed drummer on Sept. 4, 1862, but returned to the company as a private. He was promoted to corporal on May 20, 1864. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Died Jan. 22, 1924. He was 80 years old. Buried in the Union Cemetery, Fort Edward, Washington County, New York.


Photo: Gail Hodges
Cpl. Thomas A. Morris - Company B, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. On August 4, 1862 in Kingsburg, Thomas Morris enlisted to serve for three years. At the time of his enlistment, he was 26 years old. He mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862. He was promoted to corporal June 25, 1863; returned to ranks, no date. On August 24, 1863 he was again promoted to corporal. He was discharged on July 15, 1865 at Albany, New York from the U.S. Hospital in Troy, New York. Died Nov. 2, 1902. Buried in the Prospect Hills Cemetery, Argyle, New York.


Photo: Todd Hoffay
Cpl. Silon (Silas) A. Ormsby - Company B, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. On August 9, 1862 in Kingsburg, Silon (Silas) Ormsby enlisted to serve for three years. At the time of his enlistment, he was 21 years old. He mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862. He was promoted to corporal June 25, 1863; returned to ranks, no date. On August 24, 1863 he was again promoted to corporal and mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, D.C. He is buried in the Brant Lake Cemetery in Horicon, New York.


Photo: Bob Farrell
Pvt. Charles L. Rawson - Company B, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. On August 8, 1862 in Kingsburg, Charles L. Rawson enlisted to serve for three years. At the time of his enlistment, he was 33 years old. He mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862. He was discharged for disability on October 10, 1863.

   


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