123rd New York Volunteer Infantry

1862 - 1865



Burial Sites - Company C




Photo: Jackie Elder
Pvt. Hiram T. Blanchard - Company C, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Wounded and captured in action in May 1863 at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia. Paroled and assigned to detached duty at the government printing office in Nashville, Tennessee, on April 11, 1864. Died Feb. 26, 1891. He was 72 years old. Buried in the Union Cemetery, Fort Edward, Washington County, New York.


Photo: Bob Farrell
Pvt. George Brannock - Company C, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted when he was 26 years old on August 7, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years. He mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862 and mustered out with company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, D.C. Born: About 1837; Died: July 6, 1900. Buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, Vermont.


Photo: Todd Hoffay
Pvt. Henry Clemons - Company C, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted when he was 32 years old on August 7, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years. He mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862 and was discharged for disability on March 23, 1863, at Harper's Ferry, Virginia. Buried in the Center Berlin Cemetery, Berlin, New York.



Photos: Bob Farrell
Pvt. Alonson H. Cook - Company C, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted when he was 18 years old on December 15, 1863, at Whitehall, to serve three years. He mustered in as a private on December 28, 1863 and mustered out on May 31, 1865 at McDougall Hospital, New York Harbor; also borne as Alanson, Alton and Anson H. Born: January 9, 1845; Died: July 17, 1901. Buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, Vermont.



Photos: Bob Farrell
Sgt. Richard W. Farrell - Company C, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted when he was 22 years old on July 28, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years and mustered in as private on August 14, 1862. He was promoted to sergeant on September 4, 1862. On May 3, 1863, he was wounded in action at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Buried in the West Aurora Cemetery, Aurora, Illinois.

Bob Farrell's great-great uncle.


Staff photo.
Wesley P. Huntington - Company C, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. Buried in the New York section of the Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.



1st Photo: Bob Farrell
2nd Photo: Gen. Richard Valente (Ret)
Sgt. William Hutton, Jr. - Company C, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Promoted to Sergeant. Wounded at Peachtree Creek while carrying the colors and died in a hospital soon after. The second photo, a monument in honor of all Putnam soldiers who died in service, is located in a cemetery adjacent to the Presbyterian Church on Lower Road in Putnam, New York. Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia.


Photo: Marlene Perkins Waite
Sgt. Henry C. Morhous - Company C, 123rd Regt. N.Y.S.V. Author of "Reminiscences of the 123rd Regt. N.Y.S.V." Died in 1915. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery at Greenwich, Washington County, New York.


Photo: Ed Robinson
Pvt. Joseph C. Price - Company C, 123rd Regt. N.Y.S.V. Died November 29, 1902, at age 75. Buried near the entrance gate to the Glenridge Cemetery at Saratoga Springs, New York.





Photos: Bobbie Paravati
Pvt. Hiram A. Taft, Jr. - Company C, 123rd Regt. N.Y.S.V. Enlisted when he was 32 years old on August 7, 1862, at Whitehall, N.Y., to serve three years, and mustered in as a private in Co. C on September 4, 1862. He is buried in the Boardman Cemetery, site CB 06, in Whitehall, N.Y.

Burial and the following information submitted by Hiram A. Taft's great-great grandaughter, Bobbie Paravati. He was injured at the battle of Chancellorsville on May 3, 1863. He survived his injury only to die in 1878 while he was employed rowing a boat across Lake Champlain. His widow, Clarissa Beckwith Taft petitioned congress to receive his pension being that his injury sustained in battle to his ankle impaired his ability to swim. She was successful.


Photo: Todd Hoffay
Pvt. Nathan Thompson - Company C, 123rd Regt. N.Y.S.V. Enlisted when he was 26 year old on August 6, 1862, at Whitehall, N.Y., to serve three years, and mustered in as a private in Co. C on September 4, 1862. He was wonded in action on May 3, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia and mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Buried in the Brant Lake Cemetery in Horicon, New York.



Photos: Bob Farrell

Cpl. George D. Wells - Company C, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. Enlisted at the age of 20 on August 7, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years, and mustered in as a private in Co. C on August 14, 1862. He was promoted to corporal on September 4, 1862; wounded in action May 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia; returned to ranks, no date; mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, D.C.




Photo: Frank Pekar
Granville, N.Y.

Pvt. Andrew Wilson - Company C, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. Enlisted at the age of 18 on August 9, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years, and mustered in as a private in Co. C on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Buried in the Comstock Cemetery in Pawlet, Vermont, which is 9 miles southeast of Granville, New York.

Photo submitted by Bob Farrell.



Photos: Bob Farrell

Pvt. George R. Winn - Company C, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. Enlisted at the age of 30 on August 7, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years, and mustered in as a private in Co. C on September 4, 1862. He was wounded in action, March 19, 1865 at Averasboro, North Carolina. Absent at muster out of company in June of 1865. Buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Fair Haven, Vermont.



   


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