123rd New York Volunteer Infantry

1862 - 1865



Pictures - Company I





Capt. Orrin S. Hall
Company I, 123rd New York
Orrin S. Hall enlisted on July 28, 1862 at Cambridge to serve three years. He ws 47 years old. He mustered in as captain on August 22, 1862. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, DC. Commissioned captain on September 10, 1862 with rank from August 22, 1862.
Photo courtesy of Edward C. Robinson, Col., U.S. Army, Ret., of Alexandria, Va.




2nd Lt. Albert Shiland
Company I, 123rd New York
Albert Shiland, 21 years of age, enlisted on July 28, 1862, at Cambridge to serve three years and mustered in as 2nd lieutenant on August 22, 1862. He was commissioned 2nd lieutenant, September 10, 1862, with rank from August 22, 1862. He was wounded in action, May 3, 1863, at Chancellorsville, Virginia and was discharged for wounds on September 14, 1863.
Photo courtesy of the Cambridge, New York, Village website and Ed Robinson.




Pvt. Joseph R. Beadle
Company I, 123rd New York
Joseph R. Beadle, 22 years of age, enlisted on August 11, 1862, at Cambridge to serve three years and mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862. He died May 23, 1863 at hospital in Aquia Creek, Virginia.
Photo from the Bob Farrell Collection courtesy of Bob Luddy, Greenbelt, Maryland.





Pvt. Roswell Kelly Bishop
Company I, 123rd New York
Roswell Kelly Bishop, 20 years of age, enlisted on August 13, 1862, at Cambridge to serve three years and mustered in as a private on September 4, 1862. He was killed in action on May 3, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia.
Photo from the Liljenquist Family collection (Library of Congress) and submitted by Bob Farrell.




Pvt. Frederick Bruns
Company I, 123rd New York
Frederick Bruns, 38 years of age, enlisted on September 14, 1864, at Troy to serve one year and mustered in as a private on September 19, 1864. He mustered out with the company on June 8, 1865 near Washington, D.C.
Photo of Frederick, his wife Mary and their first son, Frederick Surik provided by Merrie-Anne Santore the great-grand daughter of Frederick Bruns.

   


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