CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS FROM THE

TOWN OF WILLIAMSTOWN




This 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.
MILTARY RECORD OF WILLIAMSTOWN
David Allen - Enlisted in the 110th Regt., Aug. 15, 1861; trans. to the 37th Regiment, March 31, 1863; was thirty-four months in the service.

Morgan L. Allen, Jr - Enlisted in the 14th Regt.; supposed to be dead; last seen at battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863.

Josiah Ashpol - Enlisted in the 110th Regt., Aug. 23, 1862, as 2d lieut.; pro. to 1st lieut., Feb. 6, 1863; resigned after eighteen months' service.

Rensselaer Bailey - Enlisted in the 24th Cav., Dec. 20, 1863; died of accidental wounds, at Fairfax Hospital, Va., Sept. 16, 1864.

Martin S. Ballard - Enlisted in the 81st Regt., Nov. 7, 1861; was thirty-six months in the service; disch. at expiration of term. 

Wilbur E. Ballard - Enlisted in the 24th Cav., Dec. 25, 1863; was three years in service.

John Bartlett - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Sept. 26, 1862.

Caleb Becker - Enlisted Sept. 10, 1862; was twenty-four months in service.

George C. Beckwith - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Aug. 19, 1862.

Harrison Blasin - Enlisted in the 3d Art., Aug. 27, 1864; was three years in service.

Stephen Bull - Enlisted in the 186th Regt., Sept. 7, 1864; taken to the hospital April 2, 1863; his right arm was amputated.

Walter Bull - Enlisted in the 121st Regt., March 20, 1865; served one year.

Nathan B. Case - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Aug. 27, 1862, as corp.; died of sickness originating in the service, June 2, 1863.

Jonas Caswell - Enlisted in the 110th Regt., Aug. 1, 1863.

Nelson Caswell - Enlisted in the 110th Regt., Aug. 6, 1862; died May 1, 1863, at Baton Rouge, La.

Harrison Chase - Enlisted in the 24th Regt., Nov. 1, 1863; was twelve months in service.

William Comstock - Enlisted in the 24th Regt., Nov. 1, 1863.; dis. after six months' service.

Franklin Edwards - Enlisted in the 14th Art., Nov. 10, 1863.

William H. Gardner - Enlisted in the 189th Regt., Aug. 31, 1864 dis. after nine months' service.

Carlos Gilbert - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Oct. 10, 1863.

Herman Goodwin - Enlisted in 32d Regt., Oct. 12, 1863; dis. after twenty-four months' service.

Sanford Gotham - Enlisted in the 93d Regt., Dec. 4, 1863; dis. after eighteen months' service.

Joseph Gould Jr - Enlisted in the 110th Regt., Aug. 1, 1862.

Horace Hale - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Aug. 27, 1862; killed in the battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863.

Allen Harp - Enlisted in the 81st Regt., Sept. 16, 1861; dis. after thirty-six months' service.

John Hart - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Aug. 27, 1862; killed in the battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863.

Samuel C. Harding - Enlisted in the 108th Regt., Aug. 13, 1862; died at Memphis seminary, Tenn., Jan. 7, 1863.

Albert J. Hough - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Aug. 27, 1862; died in service at Belle Plain, La., Feb. 19, 1863.

Samuel Hough - Enlisted in the Oneida Cav., Sept. 16, 1864; disch. after nine months' service.

Frank Humphrey - Entered the naval service, Sept. 3, 1864, as signal steward on board the "Neptune"; dis. at the expiration of his term.

William P. Jary - Enlisted in the 97th Regt., Aug. 18, 1863.

Ambrose Kellogg - Enl'd in the 189th Regt., Sept. 3, 1864; served one year.

Truman Kellogg - Enlisted in the 184th Regt., Sept. 3, 1864.

La Fayette Tabor - Enlisted in the 3d Art., Feb 15, 1864.

Daniel Marsh - Enlisted in the 186th Regt., Aug 29, 1864; Transferred to the 5th Cav.; discharged after nine months' service.

James Marsh - Enlisted in the 24th Regt. Aug. 17, 1861; transferred to the 186th Regt., Aug. 24, as sergeant; discharged after twenty-three months' service.

William McLane - Enlisted in the 81st Regt., Aug. 9, 1862; discharged after thirty-siz months' service.

Alexander McNaley - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Aug. 29, 1862, as a musician.

Samuel J. Mills - Enlisted in the 81st Regt., Aug. 15, 1861; re- Enlisted Jan. 1, 1863.

William N. Morrison - Enlisted in the 186th Regt., Sept. 7, 1864; discharged after nine and one-half months' service.

Joseph R. Nash - Enlisted in the 189th Regt., Sept. 3, 1864; discharged after nine months' service.

Francis E. Peabody - Enlisted in the 11th Wisconsin Regt., August 27, 1861; discharged after twenty-three months in the service.

Sugdamus Portals - Enlisted in the 24th Cav., Jan 2, 1864.

Henry Potter - Enlisted in the 97th Regt., Aug. 5, 1863; Discharged after twelve months in the service.

Byron Potts - Enlisted in the 14th Art., Feb. 18, 1863; promoted to 1st lieut.

James E. Potts - Enlisted in the 186th Regiment, Sept. 7, 1864.

William R. Potts - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Aug. 27, 1862, as 2d lieut.; promoted to 1st lieut., Feb. 13, 1863; was wounded in the left lung.

Benjamin T. Price - Enlisted in the 14th H. Art. In 1863.

Randolph Rathlin - Enlisted in the 184th Regt. Aug. 31, 1864; transferred to the 189th Regt.; disch. After nine months' service.

John Redding - Enlisted in the 42d Regt. , Sept. 9, 1861; disch'gd at the expiration of his term.

Wesley Rice - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Sept. 27, 1862; disch. after fourteen months' service.

Alexander Robinson - Enlisted in the 2d Regt., Aug. 10, 1861; promoted to 1st sergt.; resigned after twenty-two months' service.

Sylvester S. Rodgers - Enlisted in the 21st Regt., August 28, 1862; promoted to 1st corporal.

James Rood - Enlisted in the 110th Regt., Aug. 25, 1862; died at New Iberia, La., Nov. 3, 1863.

Thomas Sedgwick - Enlisted in the 21st Regt., Aug . 28, 1862; discharged at the expiration of his term.

George Sonas - Drafted in the 97th Regt., Aug. 20, 1863.

Michael Spring - Enlisted in the 20th Regt., Sept. 2, 1863; disch. at the expiration of his term.

Wheaton Sprink - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Aug. 27, 1862; died at Belle Plain, La., Jan 28, 1863

William A. Stacy - Enlisted in the 110th Regt., Aug. 1, 1862; dis. In Aug., 1865

William H. Sylyea - Enlisted in the 1st Regt., Aug. 28, 1862; re- Enlisted Sept. 1, 1864.

John Todd - Enlisted Aug. 26, 1864.

Hugh M. Wallace - Enlisted in the 25th Mich. Regt., Aug. 9, 1862, as corp.; died at Louisville, Ky., May 10, 1863.

Harlow Wills - Enlisted in the 147th Regt., Aug, 27, 1862; killed in the battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863.

Additional Names sent in, that were not recorded on the above Williamstown Civil War Record:

John J. Mowers,    Co. D     184th Reg. New York Inf.   He is buried in Happy Valley Cmtry., Williamstown,  New York.  Sent in by descendant, Ken Mowers.



*Dan also kindly listed the individual regiments, that the men from Williamstown served in, for those that are looking for a particular regiment, and how many men served in that regiment.  Statistics on the men are above.

Williamstown Civil War Veterans by Regiment 

Unknown

Caleb Becker, Sept. 10, 1862

John Todd, Aug. 26, 1864

NY 1st Regiment

William H. Sylyea, Aug. 28, 1862

NY 2nd Regiment

Alexander Robinson, Aug. 10, 1861

NY 3rd Artillery

La Fayette Tabor, Feb 15, 1864

Harrison Blasin, Aug. 27, 1864

NY 5th Calvery

Daniel Marsh, (transferred into)

NY 14th Artillery

Byron Potts, Feb. 18, 1863

Franklin Edwards, Nov. 10, 1863

Benjamin T. Price, 1863 (Heavy Artillery)

NY 14th Regiment

Morgan L. Allen Jr., July 1, 1863

NY 20th Regiment

Michael Spring, Sept. 2, 1863

NY 21st Regiment

Thomas Sedgwick, Aug . 28, 1862

Sylvester S. Rodgers, Aug. 28, 1862

NY 24th Calvery

Rensselaer Bailey, Dec. 20, 1863

Wilbur E. Ballard, Dec. 25, 1863

Sugdamus Portals, Jan. 2, 1864

NY 24th Regiment

James Marsh, Aug. 17, 1861

Harrison Chase, Nov. 1, 1863

William Comstock, Nov. 1, 1863

NY 32nd Regiment

Herman Goodwin, Oct. 12, 1863

NY 37th Regiment

David Allen, March 31, 1863

NY 42nd Regiment

John Redding, Sept. 9, 1861

NY 81st Regiment

Samuel J. Mills, Aug. 15, 1861

William McLane, Aug. 9, 1862

Allen Harp, Sept. 16, 1861

Martin S. Ballard, Nov. 7, 1861

NY 93rd Regiment

Sanford Gotham, Dec. 4, 1863

NY 97th Regiment

Henry Potter, Aug. 5, 1863

William P. Jary, Aug. 18, 1863

George Sonas, Aug. 20, 1863

NY 108th Regiment

Samuel C. Harding, Aug. 13, 1862

NY 110th Regiment

David Allen, Aug. 15, 1861

Joseph Gould Jr., Aug. 1, 1862

William A. Stacy, Aug. 1, 1862

Nelson Caswell, Aug. 6, 1862

Josiah Ashpol, Aug. 23, 1862

James Rood, Aug. 25, 1862

Jonas Caswell, Aug. 1, 1863

NY 121st Regiment

Walter Bull, March 20, 1865

NY 147th Regiment

George C. Beckwith, Aug. 19, 1862

Harlow Wills, Aug. 27, 1862

Nathan B. Case, Aug. 27, 1862

Horace Hale, Aug. 27, 1862

John Hart, Aug. 27, 1862

Albert J. Hough, Aug. 27, 1862

William R. Potts, Aug. 27, 1862

Wheaton Sprink, Aug. 27, 1862

Alexander McNaley, Aug. 29, 1862

John Bartlett, Sept. 26, 1862.

Wesley Rice, Sept. 27, 1862

Carlos Gilbert, Oct. 10, 1863

NY 184th Regiment

Randolph Rathlin, Aug. 31, 1864

Truman Kellogg, Sept. 3, 1864

John J. Mowers,    Co. D 

NY 186th Regiment

Daniel Marsh, Aug 29, 1864

James E. Potts, Sept. 7, 1864

Stephen Bull, Sept. 7, 1864

William N. Morrison, Sept. 7, 1864

James Marsh, (transferred into)

NY 189th Regiment

William H. Gardner, Aug. 31, 1864

Ambrose Kellogg, Sept. 3, 1864

Joseph R. Nash, Sept. 3, 1864

Randolph Rathlin, (transferred into)

NY Oneida Calvery

Samuel Hough, Sept. 16, 1864

US Navy

Frank Humphrey, ship "Neptune", Sept. 3, 1864

WI 11th Regiment

Francis E. Peabody, August 27, 1861

MI 25th Regiment

Hugh M. Wallace, Aug. 9, 1862

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Our thanks go to Dan Althouse, who kindly transcribed these records.  Dan is researching the following surnames:  Althouse, Briggs, Burlingham, Clark, Kitchin, and Wynn on his side, and Albro, Bunsworth, Skellington, Wafful, Wheeler, and Woolson on his wife's side.  Dan would love to hear from anyone researching their family surnames. 
Please email him at:  dalthouse@utilistar.com

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