123rd New York Volunteer Infantry

1862 - 1865



Burial Sites - Company F



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Pvt. William J. Armstrong - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 8, 1862, at the age of 28, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on August 22, 1862. He was appointed wagoner on September 4, 1862. On January 4, 1864, he was discharged for disability at Nashville, Tennessee. Born 1834; died 1916. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.

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Pvt. George K. Bain - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on July 31, 1862, at the age of 20, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. On November 30, 1862, he was discharged for disability at Harper's Ferry, Virginia. Born 1843; died January 7, 1863. He is buried in the South Argyle Church Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.



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Pvt. John Bain - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 6, 1862, at the age of 25, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, DC. Born 1837; died March 27, 1899. He is buried in the Cossayuna Lake Cemetery (McEcheron Cemetery) in Argule, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.



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Pvt. Charles Carter - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 10, 1862, at the age of 18, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He was wounded in action in May of 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, DC. Born August 6, 1844; died March 6, 1910. He is buried in the South Argyle Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.

Information from census records show he was born August 6, 1844 in Argyle, New York. He was married in 1867 in Kingsbury, New York. He worked as a cartman, farmer and a mason, stonecutter. He died March 6, 1910 in Argyle, New York. His cause of death was listed as pulmonary tuberculosis. He and his wife Mary are buried in Section 3, plot R of the South Argyle Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Photos and census information courtesy of Steve Dayton, who is the great-grandson of Pvt. Charles Carter.



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Pvt. Henry J. Carter - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 4, 1864, at the age of 22, at Troy to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 6, 1864. He was captured on March 12, 1865. He transferred to Sixtieth Infantry on June 8, 1865, as Henry C. Prior service in Co. C, Forty-Fourth Infantry. Born 1840; died December 17, 1893. He is buried in the Sidney Cemetery in Sidney (Fremont County), Iowa.

Burial information provided by Perry W. Carter, great-great grandson of Pvt. Henry J. Carter. In addition, his genealogy records provided the following information: Henry J. Carter was born in New York state and at a young age became an apprentice to a blacksmith. His parents were Amos Carter and Nancy McGee. His records indicate that Henry J. fought with Sherman and was captured at the Battle of Blackville and spent time in the Andersonville prison. His children were William Henry, Carrie Brewster, Daisy L and Perry Giles. His certification of death (#36-94-310) from the State of Iowa lists his cause of death as chronic diarrhea, rheumatism, heart disease since 1864.


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Pvt. Joseph Cartwright - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Pvt. Cartwright died of chronic diarrhea on April 21, 1865, while at the DeCamp U.S. Army General Hospital at David's Island in New York City Harbor. He is buried in the Cypress Hills National Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. (Buried next to Pvt. Cartwright is Pvt. John J. Millard of the 66th North Carolina Infantry, Co. K, who died on the same day and is one of 488 Confederates buried next to Union soldiers in the National cemetery. Also note the Confederate grave markers in the background that are shaped so that the Yankees might not sit on them.)

Information provided by Bob Farrell.


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Pvt. James H. Conklin - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 5, 1862, at the age of 25, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. On April 2, 1863, he was discharged for disability at Stafford Court House, Virginia. After the war, he lived in Fort Edward, New York. He died on November 8, 1904. He is buried in the Union Cemetery at Fort Edward, Washington County, New York.

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Pvt. William J. Copeland - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 21 years. Enlisted on August 7, 1862, at the age of 21, at Hebron to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, DC. Born July 6, 1841; died September 25, 1916. He is buried in the North Argyle Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.

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Lt. Andrew L. Crawford - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 13, 1862, at the age of 23, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on August 22, 1862. He was promoted to 1st sergeant on September 4, 1862 and mustered in as 1st lieutenant and quartermaster on Novemer 1, 1862. He mustered out with the regiment on June 8, 1865, near Washington, DC. He was commissioned 1st lieutenant and quartermaster on November 24, 1862 with rank from October 25, 1862. Born November 15, 1838; died May 28, 1890. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.

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Pvt. James H. Crawford - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 13, 1862, at the age of 26, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, DC. Born November 2, 1835; died January 3, 1877. He is buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.


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Pvt. James Currens - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Born 1827. Died March 14, 1897. He is buried in the Prospect Hills Cemetery in Argyle, New York.


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Pvt. William H. Dempsey - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Transferred into Co. F from the 145th Infantry on December 23, 1863; mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, D.C. He died on July 1, 1894. William married Emma Louisa Brown and settled in Toms River where they raised a family. He is buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey.


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Pvt. Charles Dings - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 8, 1862, at the age of 20, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He was captured on March 9, 1865, near Fayetteville, North Carolina, and paroled on May 5, 1865. He was discharged on June 29, 1865, in New York City. Born 1842; died 1901. He is buried in the South Argyle Church Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.


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Pvt. James S. Dobbin - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 22, 1862, at the age of 30, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. In May of 1863, he was wounded in action at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He died in Salem on July 27, 1867. He is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.

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Cpl. Schuyler Durkee - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 22, 1862, at the age of 25, at Argyle to serve three years. He mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. Promoted to corporal, July 27, 1864. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, D.C. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery - Annex, Section #2, Plot #74, in Argyle, New York.

Burial information submitted by Robert A. Durkee, Southbury, Connecticut.


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Pvt. William H. Emerson - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 9, 1862, at the age of 21, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He died of measles on February 10, 1863, at Stafford Court House, Virginia. He is buried in the Fredericksburg National Cemetery in Fredericksburg, Virginia.


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Pvt. James Hay - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 8, 1862, at the age of 33, at Greenwich to serve three years and mustered in as private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. On May 15, 1864, he was wounded in action at Resaca, Georgia. He was discharged on July 14, 1865, at Albany, New York. Also borne as James Y. and T. Died in Hebron on February 26, 1879. (Grave marker indicated he died on February 4, 1879.) He is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Taylor A. Hopkins - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 6, 1862, at the age of 21, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. On July 20, 1864, he was killed in action at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. He is buried in the Marietta National Cemetery in Marietta, Georgia.



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Pvt. David Irwin - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 4, 1862, at the age of 24, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He was wounded in action on April 10, 1865. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, DC. Born 1836 (County Cavan, Ireland); died September 2, 1866. He is buried in the South Argyle Presbyterian Church Cemetery in South Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.

Photos submitted by Judy Irwin Flagg whose great-grandfather was David Irwin's older brother. The Irwin's were Irish immigrants that came to America in 1855. They began farming in South Argyle, New York. Mrs. Flagg's brother, John Irwin, still works the family farm.

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Cpl. Henry Irwin (Erwin) - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 21, 1862, at the age of 23, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He transferred to Co. C Twelfth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps on August 15, 1863. He was discharged, as a corporal, with the detachment on June 28, 1865 at Washington, DC. Born March 28, 1840; died September 7, 1919. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.


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Pvt. Archibald Kilmer - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 20, 1862, at the age of 27, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He was discharged with the regiment on August 2, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Afterwards, he moved from New York to Kansas with his mother and family to live closer to his sister, Hannah Elizabeth. He is buried in the Kirwin Cemetery in Agra, Kansas.

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Pvt. Ebenezer Kinney - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 8, 1862, at the age of 22, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. On July 20, 1865 he was wounded in action at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. He mustered out with the company. Born 1840; died 1919. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.

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Pvt. William T. Knickerbocker - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on July 31, 1862, at the age of 22, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. On May 25, 1864, he was wounded in action near Dallas, Georgia. He mustered out of the company. Born January 1, 1839; died November 26, 1903. He is buried in the South Argyle Church Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.

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Pvt. Moses McNeil - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 22, 1862, at the age of 43, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, DC. Born 1829; died 1899. He is buried in the South Argyle Church Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.


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Pvt. Patick Malone - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 8, 1862 at the age of 35, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. On June 22, 1864 he was captured in action at Kolp's Farm, Georgia. He died of fever on August 23, 1864 at Andersonville, Georgia. He is buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery in Andersonville, Gerogia.


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Sgt. John R. McMillan - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 14, 1862, at the age of 22, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He was promoted to corporal then to sergeant on June 24, 1864. On July 20, 1864, he was wonded in action at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. He was discharged on May 24, 1865 from U.S. Hospital No. 2 in Nashville, Tennessee. Died November 27, 1909. He is buried in the Prospect Hills Cemetery in Argyle, New York.


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Cpl. Jacob A. Mickel - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 9, 1862, at the age of 24, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on August 22, 1862. He was promoted to corporal on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, DC. He died on October 18, 1875. He was 38 years old. He is buried in the Union Cemetery in Fort Edward, New York.


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Pvt. John Mickel - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted at the age of 22 at Troy to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. I on April 1, 1864. He transfered to Co. F on June 9, 1864 and eventually transferred to the 60th New York Infantry on June 8, 1865. He died October 21, 1901. He was 64 years old. He is buried in the Union Cemetery in Fort Edward, New York.



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Pvt. James E. Perry - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 7, 1862, at the age of 21, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1864. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, DC. He is buried in the Old Hartford Cemetery in Hartford, New York.

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Pvt. Harvey M. Reid - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 14, 1862, at the age of 18, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He died of typhus fever on February 26, 1863 at Stafford Court House, Virginia. Born 1844. He is buried in the South Argyle Church Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.


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Cpl. George H. Robinson - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 21, 1862, at the age of 24, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. On July 20, 1864, he was wounded in action (lost an arm) at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. Born 1833; died 1908. He is buried in the Prospect Hills Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

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Pvt. Orville C. Robinson - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 7, 1862, at the age of 19, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, DC. Born 1839; died 1877. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery (Annex) in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.

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Pvt. Zenas S. Robinson - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 22, 1862, at the age of 44, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He was discharged for disability on January 26, 1863 at Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. Born 1812; died 1883. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.

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Pvt. William Skellie - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 9, 1862, at the age of 33, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. On May 3, 1863, he was wounded in action at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He was discharged on July 12, 1865 at Finley General Hospital in Washington, DC. Born 1825; died 1911. He is buried in the Prospect Hill Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

Burial information taken from "Cemetery Records, Town of Argyle, Washington County New York" compiled by Charles B. Moore of Historical Data Services of Glens Falls, New York, and submitted by Mike Huggins, Irvine, California.


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Pvt. Russell C. Smith - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 11, 1862, at the age of 18, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, DC. Born 1846; Died 1922. He is buried in the Prospect Hills Cemetery in Argyle, New York.



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Pvt. William H. Smith - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 9, 1862, at the age of 19, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. He was wounded in action on May 3, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia and again on July 20, 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. He was discharged on May 23, 1865 at New York city. Born 1844; Died 1928. He is buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho.

The following Census information provided by Jim George: The 1910 US Census shows him living in Wallace, Lincoln County, Nebraska and the 1920 Census shows him living in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was listed as a retired farmer. Findagrave.com indicates that he died April 6, 1928 in Idaho Falls.


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Pvt. David G. Stewart - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Killed at the Battle of Kolb's Farm, Georgia, on June 22, 1864. Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia.


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Cpl. George L. Taylor - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 19, 1862, at the age of 20, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. Killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia. Born 1843; died 1863. He is buried in the Prospect Hills Cemetery in Argyle, New York.


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Sgt. Jacob Williams - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 4, 1862, at the age of 28, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on August 22, 1862. He was promoted to corporal on September 4, 1862 and then to sergeant. On May 3, 1863, he was wounded in action at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He was discharged for disability on September 25, 1864 at Cleveland, Ohio. He died at Argyle on December 1, 1864. He is buried in the Prospect Hills Cemetery in Argyle, New York.


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Pvt. Robert M. Williams - Company F, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted on August 4, 1862, at the age of 22, at Argyle to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. F on September 4, 1862. On May 3, 1863 he was captured in action at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He was paroled, no date. He mustered out with company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, DC. Born January 14, 1840; died December 5, 1917. He is buried in the Prospect Hills Cemetery in Argyle, New York.

   


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