123rd New York Volunteer Infantry

1862 - 1865



Burial Sites - Company H



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Pvt. James T. Ackerson - Company H, 123rd N.Y.S.V. Transferred from the 145th Infantry on December 26, 1863. He mustered out with the comany on June 8, 1865, near Washington, DC. He died in 1932 and is buried in the Stepney (or Beardsley) Cemetery on Pepper Street in Monroe, Connecticut.

Burial information provided by great-great granddaughter, Linda Arrowitz.


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Pvt. James L. Beattie - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 22 years. Enlisted, August 4, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, August 22, 1862; returned to ranks, promoted corporal, and returned to ranks, no date; killed on picket line in front of Atlanta, August 18, 1864. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Charles Billings - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 20 years. Enlisted, August 19, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; died at Loudon Valley, Virginia, December 13, 1862, from disease. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Milo H. Brown - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 20 years. Enlisted, August 13, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; died at Loudon Valley, Virginia, November 27, 1862, from disease. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Evander Burtis - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 25 years. Enlisted at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; died, September 7, 1862, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, while on the march from rendezvous. Also borne as Burtiss. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Cpl. James H. Cowan - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 20 years. Enlisted, August 2, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, September 4, 1862; died in Harper's Ferry, December 5, 1862, of disease. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Henry Danforth - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 13, 1862, at Salem to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; wounded in action, July 20, 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia; died of his wounds, July 31, 1864, at hospital in Kingston, Georgia. Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia.


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Pvt. Henry Danforth - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Second head stone in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Thomas Dickinson - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Thomas Dickinson was born in 1829 in Hartford, N.Y. He enlisted at age 36 at Hartford to serve three years. He mustered in as a private in Company H on September 4, 1862. He died on September 10, 1864, at a field hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Originally buried in Atlanta, his body was later removed to the Marietta National Cemetery in Marietta, Georgia, Section B Grave 1161.


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Pvt. Thomas Dickinson - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Second head stone in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Bugler Martin F. Dunlap - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 34 years. Enlisted, August 9, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; appointed bugler, no date; died in camp near Stafford Court House, Virginia, February 25, 1863. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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2nd great-granddaughter

Sgt. Daniel A. Foster - Company H, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. Age, 25 years. Enlisted, August 5, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; mustered out with company, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C.; also borne as Daniel R. The gravestone of Daniel A. Foster and his wife, Caroline Dana, of Shushan, N.Y. They are buried in the Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge, N.Y.



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Pvt. Newell L. Harwood - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 23 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862. Discharged from hospital in Baltimore, Maryland as Harewood in December 1862. Died at home on March 12, 1863 in Sushan, New York. Buried in the Bininger Cemetery in Eagleville, New York.


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Pvt. Archibald Johnson - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 21, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; wounded in action, May 3, 1863, at Chancellorsville, Virginia; died of wounds, May 6, 1863. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Peter McNassor - Company H, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 5, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; killed in action, June 22, 1864, at the Battle of Kolb's Farm, Georgia. Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia.


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Pvt. Peter McNassor - Company H, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. Second head stone in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Cpl. John A. Mains - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 5, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; wounded in action, May 3, 1863, at Chancellorsville, Virginia; returned to ranks, no date; mustered out of company. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Charles Marshall - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 36 years. Enlisted, August 22, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; wounded in action, May 3, 1863, at Chancellorsville, Virginia; mustered out with company. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Robert D. Nelson - Company H, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. Enlisted at age 18 at Troy, New York, to serve one year. Mustered in as a private in Co. H on September 8, 1864. Mustered out with the regiment on June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. Buried in the Oahu Cemetery in Nuuanu, Hawaii.

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Pvt. Chester Orcutt - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Chester Orcutt enlisted at age 28 on August 14, 1862, at Hartford, to serve three years and mustered in as a private in Co. H on September 4, 1862. He was wounded in action on July 20, 1864, at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. 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. William J. Orcutt - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 21 years. Enlisted, July 30, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as a private, September 4, 1862. Died at the regimental hospital of lung congestion on January 26, 1864, while on station at Elk River Bridge, Tennessee. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.





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Cuttingsville, VT
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Pvt. Alexander Pratt - Company H, 123rd New York Vol. Inf. He enlisted at the age of 18 on August 6, 1862, at Salem, New York, to serve three years, and mustered in as a private in Co. H on September 4, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865, near Washington, DC. Born: March 3, 1844; Died: February 22, 1899. Buried in the Calvery Catholic Cemetery, Section 1, Row 9, in Rutland, Vermont.

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


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Pvt. William L. Rich - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 26 years. Enlisted, August 15, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; wounded in action, May 3, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia; died of his wounds, May 4, 1863. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Cpl. William H. Stewart - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 22 years. Enlisted, August 9, 1862, at Shushan, to serve three years; mustered in as private, August 22, 1862; promoted corporal, September 4, 1862; wounded in action, May 3, 1863, at Chancellorsville, Virginia; died of wounds received on May 12, 1863. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. George Sweet - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 24 years. Enlisted, July 30, 1862, at Salem to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; died at camp, February 26, 1863, near Stafford Court House. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Harry G. Sweet - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 12, 1862, at Salem to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; died at Harpers Ferry hospital, December 26, 1862, from disease. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. David H. Warner - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 24 years. Enlisted, August 21, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; died, April 26, 1865, at Grant's U.S. Hospital, New York; also borne as Warren. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Richard West - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 33 years. Enlisted, July 30,1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; died, December 7, 1862. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.


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Pvt. Edgar L. Wheelock - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 20 years. Enlisted, August 5, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as private, September 4, 1862; promoted principal musician, September 4, 1862; returned to ranks, September 1, 1864; discharged, June 3, 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky. Buried in the Greenwich Cemetery in Greenwich, New York.


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Sgt. Frederick J. Williamson - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 23 years. Enlisted, August 2, 1862, at Salem, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, September 4, 1862; promoted sergeant, no date; sick January 17, 1865; died of disease March 6, 1865, at hospital, Savannah, Georgia. Buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York.

   


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