CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS FROM THE

TOWN OF BOYLSTON




Information was obtained from the History of Oswego County, N. Y., 1789 1877, published by Everett & Ferriss, 1878.  This list has been alphabetized for easier browsing.  For further information on any of the names, please contact the local Historical Society or Town Historian.  Military records can also be ordered from the National Archives.

  MILITARY RECORD OF BOYLSTON
ALLEN, Thomas, enl in the 157th Inf., Aug 17, 1862; dschd in the summer of 1865 

ASHER, Mathew, enl in the 34th Regt., Apr 1, 1861; killed at Petersburg, Jun 17, 1864 

AVERY, William, enl in the 10th Art., Sept 10, 1862; dis. in summer of 1865 

BAKER, Lyman J., enl in the 75th Inf., Oct 8, 1861; re-enlisted Jan 1, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865 

BAKER, Stephen, enl in the 111th Pa. Regt., Sept 29, 1861; lost his right arm in battle near Atlanta, Ga.; res. in spring of 1863 

BARKER, Richard, enl in the 110th Regt., Aug 8, 1862; died at Washington, Jan 8, 1864 

BARTLETT, Jacob O., enl in the 10th Art., Sept 1, 1862; dis. in summer of 1863 

BAXTER, Luther, enl in the 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865 

BRAMER, Wm. H., enl in the 61st Inf., Oct 1, 1861; re-enlisted Dec 6, 1863; dis. in summer of 1865 

BRARZY, Wm., enl in the 147th Inf., Sept 23, 1862; dis. in the fall of 1865 

BRIDGWAY, Alpheus, enl in 147th Inf., Sept 23, 1862; dis. Aug 1864 

BRIDGWAY, James, enl in the 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865 

BROWN, David, enl in the 110th Inf., Aug 25, 1862; dis. in summer of 1865 

BROWN, Samuel H., enl in the 61st Regt., Oct 15, 1861; killed at Antietam, Sept 17, 1862 

BUSH, Robert, enl in the 184th Inf., Sept. 1864; dschd in summer of 1865

CALKINS, Smith T., enl in the 110th Art., Aug 16, 1862; dschg in the summer of 1865

CASLER, John, enl in the 10th Art., Aug 16, 1862; dschd in 1865

CHASE, David, enl in the 193d Regt., Mar 31, 1863(5?); died Apr 12, 1865, of sickness acquired in the service

COBBY, Amarah, enl in the 147th Inf., Sept 23, 1862

COBBY, Zaphett, enl in the 20th Cav.

COGAN, Peter, enl in the 16th Art., Jan 15, 1864; dschd in summer of 1865

COMSTOCK, DeWitt, enl in the 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1864; dis. In 1865

COOK, Edward W., enl in the 75th Inf., Oct 8, 1861; re-enlisted Jan 7, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865

CUMMINS, Edwin, enl in the 110th Regt., Aug 18, 1862; died at Baton Rouge, La., of sickness acquired in the service

CUMMINS, Lewis, enl in the 147th Inf., Sept 23, 1862; dis. Aug 1863

De LONG, Charles, enl in the 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865

De LONG, Vincent, enl in the 24th Inf., Aug 17, 1861; wounded at Antietam; dis. Nov 1862

DOUGALL, Peter, enl in the 110th Regt., Aug 18, 1862; died at Baton Rouge, La., Apr 20, 1863

EDGETT, Geo., enl in the 110th Inf., Aug 25, 1862; dis. Feb 1864

ELDRIDGE, Jerome, enl in the 10th Art., Dec 24, 1863; killed near Petersburg, Jul 13, 1864

FOSTER, Lewis, enl in 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1862; dis. in summer of 1865

GREENWOOD, Washington, enl in the 34th regt., Mar 1862; died at Aquia Creek, Jan 21, 1863, of sickness acquired in the service

HAFORD, Jacob, enl in the 186th Inf., Aug. 24, 1864; dschd in summer of 1865

HAMMER, David, enl in the 24th Inf., May 24, 1861; promoted to orderly; dis. in fall of 1863

HOR, Henry, enl in the 35th Inf., Jan 1, 1861; re-enl Feb 21, 1864; dschd in 1865

HOR, Otis J., enl in the 35th Inf., Jan 1, 1861; re-enlisted in lst Vet. Cav., Aug 16, 1863; promoted to corporal; dschd in summer of 1865

HUNT, James, enl in the 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1862; dis. in summer of 1865

LITTLE, Turner, enl in the 94th Inf., Nov 19, 1861; dschd in 1864

McDANIELS, James, enl in the 110th Inf., Aug 25, 1862; resigned Oct 1863

McDOUGALL, David, enl in the 110th Inf., Aug 25, 1862; dis. in summer of 1865

McDOUGALL, Wm., enl in the 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865

MORE, Byron, enl in the 110th Inf., Aug 25, 1862; dis. in summer of 1865

MORE, DeWitt C., enl in 40th Inf., Aug 25, 1862

MORE, Jas., enl in the 24th Cav., Jan 4, 1864; promoted to corp.; dis. in summer of 1865

MORE, Joseph, enl in the 24th Cav., Jan 2, 1864; killed in battle at Cold Harbor, Mar 1864

OSTRUM, Jerome B., enl in the 147th Aug 20, 1862; dis. in Jun 1865

PORTER, George E., enl in the 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865

REMINGTON, Stephen, enl in the 110th Regt., Aug 18, 1862; died at Baton Rouge, La., Oct 10, 1864

ROGERS, Geo. W., enl in the 2d Cav., Sept 7, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865

SCHEMERHORN, Abraham, enl in the 110th Inf., Aug 25, 1862; dis. in the summer of 1865

SITTER, George, enl in the 110th Regt., Aug 18, 1862; died at Baton Rouge, La., Sept 23, 1863, of sickness acquired in the service

SMITH, George, enl in the 147th Inf., Sept 23, 1862; dis. during the summer of 1865

SNYDER, D. A., enl in the 110th Inf., Aug 25, 1862; dis. in summer of 1865

SNYDER, Henry J., enl in the 110th Regt., Aug 18, 1862; died at Baton Rouge, La., Oct 30, 1864, of sickness acquired in service

SNYDER, J. W., enl in the 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865

SNYDER, Wm. A., enl in the 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1864; dis. In 1865

STERLING, Jacob, Company K, 20th NY Cavalry Regiment (See further information at end of list)

TANNER, Jesse, enl in the 184th Inf., Sept  16, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865

TANNER, John, enl in the 147th Regt., Aug 23, 1862; died while a prisoner at Andersonville, Feb 18, 1865

VAN ANHIM, Elijah, enl in the 147th Inf., Sept 23, 1862; dis. in 1865

VAN ANHIM, Ira, enl in the 184th Inf., Sept 16, 1864; dis. in summer of 1865

WAIT, John A., enl in the24th Inf., Nov 17, 1861

WARLOTT, Charles, enl in the 110th Inf., Aug 25, 1862; dis. Sept 1863

WILCOX, Osher, enl in the 94th Regt., Aug 25, 1861; died Aug 22, 1862

WILLIAMS, Calvin, enl in the 110th Inf., Aug 25, 1862; dis. Nov 1863

WOODRUFF, Theodore, enl in 193d Inf., Mar 16, 1865; dis. in summer of 1865

8/12/2004
STERLING, Jacob - Jacob enlisted as a Private on 09 September 1863 at the age of 45 (he was born April 12, 1818).  His enlistment took place in Sandy Creek NY, but he was actually mustered into service in Sackets Harbor NY.  He was in Company K, 20th New York Cavalry Regiment.  The regiment left the state on September 30, 1863. He was honorably discharged out Company K, 20th NY Cavalry Regiment on 31 July 1865 in Manchester, VA.  In poor health when he returned, he died three years later, November 8, 1868.  He is buried in North Boyleston Cemetary, Boyleston, NY.
Contributed by Beverly Sterling at:  beverlyk@twcny.rr.com



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