123rd New York Volunteer Infantry

1862 - 1865



Roster - Company G



Whitecreek and Jackson

The towns of Whitecreek and Jackson sent out 89 men in 1862 in the 123rd Regiment. At a special town meeting held at the house of Edward Long in Whitecreek, Oct. 30, 1862, L.W. Gunn presided and D.M. Westfall was clerk. Supervisor John Larmon was authorized to borrow money on the credit of the town to pay $200 bounty to each recruit necessary to fill the quota. In 1864 E.W. Crosby, John Larmon, Joseph Merchant and supervisor George Barker were appointed a committee to procure men from the town under the call of the President. Jackson promptly met all calls for troops. The company from Whitecreek and Jackson took seventh position in the Regiment as Co. G., and received a county bounty of $4,450 and a state bounty of the same.


Commissioned Officers

Gray, Henry C. - Captain; date of commission, Sept. 10, 1862; date of rank, Aug. 22, 1862; promoted Major, Feb. 20, 1865; discharged with regiment.

Hill, James - 1st Lieutenant; date of commission, Sept. 10, 1862; date of rank, Aug. 22, 1862; promoted Captain, date of commission, Feb. 7, 1865; date of rank, Nov. 19, 1864, discharged with regiment.

Archer, Charles - 2nd Lieutenant; date of commission, Sept. 10, 1862; date of rank, Aug. 21, 1862; resigned, Feb. 17, 1863.

Warner, William S. - Sergeant; promoted Orderly Sergeant, June 2, 1863, and 1st Lieut., Feb. 7, 1865; discharged with regiment.

Rice, Jerome B. - Orderly Sergeant; promoted 2nd Lieut., May 21, 1863; taken prisoner at Chancellorsville, Va.; transferred to Signal Corps; discharged.


Non-Commissioned Officers

Alexander, Robert - promoted Corporal, April, 1865; discharged with regiment.

Arnold, Henry L. - promoted Corporal; discharged with regiment.

Cornell, Flavius J. - promoted Corporal; discharged with the regiment.

Edgerton, E.S. - Sergeant; discharged to receive commission in U.S.C. regiment.

Eldridge, DeWitt F. - Corporal; promoted Sergeant; discharged with regiment.

Gilbert, Joseph - promoted to Corporal; discharged with regiment.

McLean, William C. - promoted Sergeant Major, March 27, 1865.

Moore, William - promoted Corporal; discharged with regiment.

Parker, George W. - promoted Corporal; discharged with regiment.

Stevenson, John A. - Corporal; promoted Sergeant; discharged with regiment.

Wells, George H. - Corporal; promoted Sergeant; wounded at Chancellorsville, Va.; discharged with regiment.

Wilcox, H. Robert - Sergeant; promoted Orderly Sergeant; discharged with regiment.

Wood, Henry C. - Corporal; discharged with regiment.


Privates

Arnold, Charles W. - discharged with regiment.

Bailey, John W. - discharged to accept appointment as Hospital Steward in regular army.

Baldwin, Dyer - died of smallpox, December 4, 1863.

Bennett, Ferner - information unknown.

Bennett, James H. - discharged with the regiment.

Bennett, Martin - was in hospital at Jeffersonville, Indiana; no discharge given.

Bennett, Roman - discharged with regiment.

Brown, Hiram W. - wounded at Chancellorsville, Va.; discharged with regiment.

Carter, Joseph - discharged with the regiment.

Castello, Michael - transferred to V. R. C.

Cavanah, John - discharged with regiment. Also listed as Cavanah, Cavinah or Cavenah.

Clark, George - discharged Dec. 9, 1864, on account of wounds.

Clary, James H. - deserted.

Coulter, Clarence - died in hospital at Alexandria, Va., of wounds received at Chancellorsville.

Colter, Henry - wounded at Peach Tree Creek, Ga.; discharged with regiment.

Cone, Andrew B. - enlisted December 31, 1863; transferred to 60th N.Y.; discharged July 31, 1865.

Coon, Andrew J. - died of disease at Stafford Court House, Va., February 19, 1863.

Coon, Layton - discharged with regiment.

Cowan, Peter - wounded at Peach Tree Creek, Ga.; discharged with regiment.

Crombie, Peter - wounded at Dallas, Ga.; died June 6, 1864.

Decker, Charles W. - information unknown.

Dibble, Ezra - discharged with regiment.

Ellis, Alexander - discharged Nov. 1, 1863, for wounds received at Chancellorsville, Va.; re-enlisted Feb. 27, 1865, in the same company; discharged with the regiment.

Esmann, Jaynes S. - musician; discharged with regiment.

Fenton, George E. - discharged with regiment.

Ferris, James H. - information unknown.

Foster, John - information unknown.

Fowler, Henry C. - enlisted Aug. 29, 1864, for one year; discharged with regiment.

Fowler, John S. - deserted.

Fuller, John M. - discharged with the regiment.

Gamber, Roland M. - discharged with regiment.

Graves, Philander - transferred to V. R. C., April 17, 1863.

Gray, Hiram C. - discharged with regiment.

Gurney, Andrew - enlisted Sept. 19, 1864, for one year; discharged with regiment.

Harrington, Artemas C. - discharged with regiment.

Hart, Manville - discharged with regiment.

Hatch, Jonathan - discharged with regiment.

Henry, Peter - discharged with regiment.

Herrington, William M. - enlisted Aug. 23, 1864; died in Atlanta, Ga., of typhoid, Oct. 31, 1864.

Hiland, Thomas - died Jan. 16, 1886; age 47; inscription - May his soul rest in eace. Amen.

Hoffman, Charles - deserted.

Howe, Duncan - discharged for disability, Feb. 23, 1863.

King, Hiram - discharged for disability, Jan. 4, 1864.

Lambert, David C. - taken prisoner at Culp's Farm (Kolb), Ga.; at Andersonville Prison, Savannah, etc.; exchanged; discharged with regiment.

Lambert, George W. - wounded at Chancellorsville, Va.; discharged for disability, Sept. 25, 1863

Larabee, Leroy - discharged with the regiment.

Lawton, Albert - transferred to 93rd N.Y., by reason of previous enlistment in that regiment.

Lawton, Clark H. - wounded at Peach Tree Creek, Ga.; discharged June 25, 1865.

Luddy, John - taken prisoner at Culp's Farm (Kolb), Ga.; at Andersonville Prison; exchanged; discharged with regiment.

Marshall, Jonelle - discharged with regiment.

Martin, William - reported killed at Chancellorsville, Va.

Mattison, Isaiah - discharged with regiment.

Maxwell, Robert - discharged with regiment.

McComber, John - wounded and died at Chancellorsville.

McGrath, Edward - enlisted Sept. 5, 1864, for one year; discharged with regiment.

Miller, Robert - discharged with regiment.

Monnegan, Matthew - taken prisoner at Culp's Farm (Kolb), Ga.; prisoner at Andersonville Prison, December, 1864; returnd to regiment April, 1865; discharged with regiment.

Moore, James H. - taken prisoner; discharged with regiment.

Morrissey, James - wounded at Culp's Farm (Kolb), Ga.; discharged with regiment.

Nelson, John - enlisted Sept. 8, 1864, for one year; discharged with regiment.

Orcutt, George W. - age, 19 years; enlisted, July 28, 1862, at Hartford, to serve three years; mustered in as a private in Co. G, Sept. 4, 1862; transferred to the 93rd N.Y. Infantry, no date. No further information is known.

Palmer, John E. - transferred to V.R.C., Aug. 11, 1863.

Parker, Chauncey C. - died at Stafford Court House, Virginia, February 7, 1863.

Parker, Samuel - deserted.

Petteys, John - transferred to V.R.C., April 17, 1863.

Pratt, Dennis - discharged with regiment.

Pratt, Sylvester - discharged with regiment.

Qua, William C. - discharged for disability, Oct. 2, 1862.

Ross, Ebenezer - discharged for disability, April 23, 1863.

Scrimger, James - deserted.

Scrimger, John S. - transferred to V. R. C., June 15, 1865.

Shaler, Andrew - information unknown.

Small, Thomas B. - information unknown.

Smith, William J. - information unknown.

Sullivan, Martin - enlisted Sept. 10, 1864, for one year; discharged with regiment.

Warren, Sylvester R. - taken prisoner at Chancellorsville, Va.; at Libby Prison, exchanged; discharged with regiment.

Welch, Charles - discharged with regiment.

Welch, Henry - killed at Peach Tree Creek, Ga.; buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Ga.

Whittaker, Caleb - information unknown.


The following recruits were transferred to the 60th N.Y.:

Bartholomew, Francis - enlisted Feb. 6, 1865, for one year.

Black, George - enlisted Jan. 23, 1865, for three years.

Crofut, Henry D. - enlisted March 3, 1865, for one year.

Crowley, Nathan C. - enlisted Jan. 10, 1865, for two years.

Dall, Lewis - enlisted Feb. 5, 1865, for one year.

Fenton, Joseph - enlisted Feb. 6, 1865, for three years.

Harris, Charles - enlisted Jan. 6, 1865, for three years.

Johns, David I. - enlisted Jan. 13, 1865, for three years.

Klein, William - enlisted Jan. 12, 1865, for three years.

Legnard, Francis - enlisted Jan. 12, 1865, for one year.

Mulligan, Thomas - enlisted Jan. 6, 1865, for three years.



Information compiled by Bob Farrell.

   


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