123rd New York Volunteer Infantry

1862 - 1865



Burial Sites - Company E







Photos: Submitted by
Bob Farrell

Pvt. Albert M. Adams - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Albert M. Adams enlisted at age 19 on August 5, 1862, at Hebron, to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. E on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. A grave stone in the Barry Mountain View Cemetery in Orwell, Vermont notes he is buried in California. Buried in the Angelus Rosedale Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.

Albert's death certificate notes the following: died on August 12, 1922 at 4:00 p.m. at the age of 80 years, five months and 24 days; he resided at 2031 Cambridge in Los Angeles; his spouse was Julia K. Adams; his father was Eli Adams of Massachusetts; his mother was Debra Reid of Rhode Island; burial was on August 16, 1922. Death certificate information provided by Norma Schumow.

Top photo from the "Vermont in the Civil War" web site; bottom three photos by Norma Schumow. All photos from the collection of Bob Farrell.



Photos: Todd Hoffay
Pvt. William H. Armstrong - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. William Armstrong enlisted at age 24 on August 7, 1862, at Hartford, to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. E on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Buried in the Old Hartford Cemetery in Hartford, Washington County, New York.



Photos: Todd Hoffay
Pvt. Dennis Baker - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Dennis Baker enlisted at age 21 on August 16, 1862, at Hartford, to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. E on September 4, 1862. He was wounded in action on May 3, 1863, at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Buried in the Old Hartford Cemetery in Hartford, Washington County, New York.


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Pvt. John Bell - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. Buried in the New York section of the Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.


Photo: Reynaldo Rodriguez
Pvt. Alexander Beveridge - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 31 years. Enlisted, August 6, 1862, at Hebron, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; died, December 18, 1862, at hospital, Alexandria, Virginia. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.



Photos: Todd Hoffay
1st Lt. John H. Daicy - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. John Daicy enlisted at age 25 on August 13, 1862, at Hartford, to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. E on August 19, 1862. He was promoted to 1st Sergeant on September 4, 1862, to 2nd Lieutenent on November 11, 1863, and to 1st Lieutenant on March 29, 1864. He was wounded in action on July 30, 1864, at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia, and died of his wounds on July 22, 1864. Buried in the Old Hartford Cemetery in Hartford, Washington County, New York.


Photo: Charles Willis

Photo: Todd Hoffay
Pvt. James Dickinson - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. James Dickinson was born on September 18, 1836, in Hartford, Washington County, N.Y., and was the son of Joseph and Polly Dickinson. He enlisted at Hartford on August 14, 1862, at age 25, to serve three years. He mustered in as a private in Company E on September 4, 1862, and mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. He died on October 28, 1909, in Hartford and is buried in the Old Hartford Cemetery in Hartford, N.Y.


Photo: Bob Farrell
Pvt. George Donley - Company E, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. Killed at Peachtree Creek, Georgia. Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia. Sect G, Grave 6760


Photo: Bob Farrell
Pvt. Adolphus Jefway - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Born in 1842 in Quebec, Canada. While living in Hartford, N.Y., enlisted in the Union Army at age 20 in September 1862. Died from disease, or fever, in the Atlanta Hospital on September 18, 1864, and originally buried there. Later reburied in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia.

Information provided by Bill Jeffway, great-grand nephew of Adolphus Jefway.



Photo: Jeffry C. Burden
Capt. George R. Hall - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted, August 19, 1862 at Hebron to serve three years. Mustered in as 1st Lieutenant on August 20, 1862; as Captain on July 27, 1863. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, D.C. He was commissioned 1st Lieutenant on September 10, 1862, with rank from August 20, 1862; Captain, October 15, 1863 with rank from July 26, 1863. Born January 7, 1840 and died December 19, 1915. He is buried in the Sharon Cemetery, south of Iowa City, in rural Johnson County, Iowa.

Burial information provided by Jeffry C. Burden, Commander-in-Chief, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Richmond, Virginia


Photo: Jackie Wolcott Elder
Pvt. Marcus L. Liddle - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Discharged with regiment. Born Dec. 8, 1839. Died Jan. 22, 1905. Buried in the Union Cemetery at Fort Edward, Washington County, New York.



Photos: Todd Hoffay
Sgt. William J. McMillin - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. William McMillin enlisted at age 27 on August 7, 1862, at Hartford, to serve three years and mustered in as a corporal in Co. E on September 4, 1862. He was promoted to sergeant on November 11, 1863. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Buried in the Old Hartford Cemetery in Hartford, Washington County, New York.


Photo: Kevin Jones
Pvt. Martin J. Murtha - Enlisted at age 18 in Company E, 123rd Regiment, New York State Volunteers, August 4, 1862, at Hebron, NY to serve three years. Mustered in as private, September 4, 1862. Wounded in action, June 22, 1864 at the Battle of Culp's (Kolb's) Farm, Marietta, Georgia. Mustered out with the regiment at the end of the war, June 8, 1865 at Washington, D.C. Discharged on June 14, 1865 at Albany, NY. Died on March 19, 1901, age 56, and buried at the Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Washington County, New York.



Photos: Todd Hoffay
Cpl. James A. Norton - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. James Norton enlisted at age 29 on August 22, 1862, at Hartford, to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. E on September 4, 1862. He was promoted to corporal. He was killed in action on May 3, 1863, at Chancellorsville, Virginia. Buried in the Old Hartford Cemetery in Hartford, Washington County, New York.


Photo: Julanne Sharrow
Cuttingsville, VT
1st Sgt. Douglas Potter - Company E, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. He enlisted at the age of 22 on August 7, 1862, at Hartford, New York, to serve three years, and mustered in as a private in Co. E on August 19, 1862. He was promoted to sergeant on September 4, 1862; first sergeant on November 11, 1863. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, DC. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Section 17, in Rutland, Vermont.

Burial information provided by Julanne Sharrow. Submitted by Bob Farrell.


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Pvt. Wesley Rasey - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Wesley Rasey enlisted at age 20 in Hartford to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. E on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, D.C. Also, borne as Rasee. Buried in the Estabrooks Cemetery in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.


Photo: Ed Robinson
Pvt. Moses Rison - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Moses Rison enlisted at age 18 in Schenectady to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. E on March 30, 1865. He was discharged on July 25, 1865 from a hospital in Albany, New York. Buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Gouverneur, New York.


Photo: Bob Farrell
Pvt. Erastus Scovill - Company E, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 18 years. Enlisted August 12, 1862, at Hebron to serve three years; mustered in as a private in Co. E on September 4, 1862; absent sick at hospital, Savannah, Georgia, on January 12,1865 and mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865; also borne as Scoville and Scovilee. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, Vermont.


Photo: Bob Farrell
Cpl. John Wright - Company E, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. Wounded May 25, 1864 near Dallas, Ga. Wounded and captured June 22, 1864 at Kolb's Farm. Died July 3, 1864, at prison hospital in Atlanta. Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia.

   


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