169th Infantry Regiment NY Volunteers
American Civil War 1861-1865


Surnames Beginning with D

Steven M. Wiezbicki is writing a history of the 169th Infantry Regiment New York State Volunteers and their service during the American Civil War of 1861-1865. Steven has kindly contributed to this GenWeb site the following information from the complete Register of the 169th. It lists both officers and enlisted men and is the most detailed version of the 169th available on this Rensselaer County GenWeb site. For information about his history of this regiment, you may contact Steven by e-mail at smw700@hotmail.com.

DALBY, BENJAMIN. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Rochester, to serve two years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 2, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DALEY, JOHN. - Age, 40 years. Enlisted, August 7, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, May 6, 1863, at Washington, D. C.; also borne as Dailey.

DALLY, GEORGE H. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, January 15, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, January 28, 1864; promoted corporal, March 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DAM, DAVID. - Private, Co. D, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. D, this regiment, June 7, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DAM, TILLUR. - Private, Co. D, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. D, this regiment, June 7, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as Tiller Dam.

DANAHER, see Donnaher.

DANNOVAN, see Donovan.

DAVIS, AARON B. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Pittstown, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; wounded, no date; absent in hospital, since June 30, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

DAVIS, ANTHONY. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, March 8, 1865, at Syracuse, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, March 22, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DAVIS, CHARLES. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, April 4, 1864; absent, detached, at New York Harbor, since August 1, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

DAVIS, JEREMIAH. - Age, 38 years. Enlisted at Washington, D. C., to serve three years, and, mustered in as private, Co. F, March 1, 1863; deserted, April 14, 1863, at Washington, D. C.

DAVIS, ROBERT. - Age, 35 years. Enlisted, August 27, 1862, at Pittstown, to serve three years; mustered in. as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, March 1, 1863.

DAVIS, WILLIAM. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 22, 1862, at Fort Edward, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, September 25, 1862; promoted corporal, May 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DAY, SAMUEL. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted at Rochester, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. C, March 10, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DEAL, see Deil.

DEAN, BARNEY. - Age, 17 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Fort Edward, to serve three years; mustered in as musician, Co. E, September 25, 1862; mustered out, June 8, 1865, at hospital, Fort Monroe, Va.

DEAN, CHARLES A. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as musician, Co. D, August 10, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DEAN, FREDERICK. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted at Lockport, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. I, February 27, 1865; discharged, July 14, 1865, at McDougall Hospital, New York Harbor.

DE BAR, GEORGE. - Age, 31 years. Enlisted, September 23, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; wounded, no date; died of his wounds, September 25, 1864.

DECELL, GEORGE. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. I, October 6, 1862; promoted sergeant and returned to ranks, no dates; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 2, 1864; also borne as Descell.

DECKER, JOSIAH. - Private, Co. K, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. G, this regiment, June 7, 1865, while absent in hospital; no further record.

DEEOR and DEERE, see Doere.

DE GROAT, PETER. - Age, 29 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, September 15, 1862; absent, under arrest, at muster-out of company.

DEIL, WILLIAM. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, August 12, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 16, 1862, at Staten Island, N. Y.; also borne as Deal.

DELAIRE, FRANCIS. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted, August 14, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DELANEY, JOHN. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, September 8, 1862, at Berlin, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, July 20, 1863.

DELEVAN, JOHN S. - Commissioned (not mustered), assistant surgeon, August 21, 1863, with rank from August 18, 1863, vice C. Smith resigned.

DELKER, MICHAEL. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted, September 5, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. G, October 6, 1862; wounded in action, June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; died of his wounds, June 10, 1864; also borne as Delkey.

DELLURY, THOMAS. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Van Etten, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. H, March 15, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DEMARNAY, FREDERICK. - Age, 44 years. Enlisted, August 19, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; absent, sick in hospital, since May 4, 1864, and at muster-out of company; also borne as Demarney and Demarny.

DEMMON, CHARLES. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Canandaigua, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. C, March 2, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DEMPSEY, JR., JOHN. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862 at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. B, October 6, 1862; returned to ranks, May 21, 1863; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DENNIS, JOHN. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted at Rochester, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. K, March, 14, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DENNISON, STEPHEN P. - Private, Co. K, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. F, this regiment, June 7, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DERR, see Doere.

DESCELL, see Decell.

DESCELL, HENRY. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; transferred to Co. B, January 15, 1863; no further record.

DESCELL, WILLIAM H. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; deserted, February 23, 1863, at Washington, D. C.

DESMOND, ARTHUR. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, March 25, 1864; absent, in hospital at Fort Monroe, Va., since June 1, 1865, and at muster-out of company.

DEUCHARM, see Ducharme.

DEVIN, PATRICK. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, January 6, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, January 18, 1864; killed in action, May 20, 1864, at Bermuda Hundred, Va.

DEVINE, JOHN. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. B, July 22, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DEWAR, WILLIAM. - Age, 40 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as Druar.

DEZELL, JR., JAMES. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862 at Lisbon, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, April 9, 1863; returned to ranks; no date; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as Deyell.

DICKERT, ANDREW W. - Private, Co. I, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. I, this regiment, June 7, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DICKEY, DANIEL. - Private, Co. C, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. K, this regiment, June 7, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DILLON, JOHN. - Age, 40 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 31, 1864; mustered out, July 31, 1865, at McDougall Hospital, New York Harbor.

DILLON, MARTIAL. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; discharged, June 15, 1865, at Trenton, N. J.; also borne as Marshall Dillon.

DIXON, JOHN R. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 25, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; discharged, to date July 19, 1865, at Washington, D. C.

DOERE, JOHN C. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, May 11, 1864, at hospital, Portsmouth Grove, R. I.; also borne as Deeor, Deeve, Derr.

DOLAN, JAMES. - Age, 43 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Fort Edward, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, September 25, 1862; transferred to Co. D, October 28, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DOLAN, PATRICK. - Age, 27 years. Enlisted at Syracuse, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 10, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DOMAIN, CHARLES. - Age, 34 years. Enlisted, August 20, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 14, 1862, at Staten Island, N. Y.

DONAHUE and DONHOE, JOHN, see John Short.

DONEGAN, WILLIAM. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, August 22, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. D, October 6, 1862; wounded, no date; died of his wounds, June 15, 1864, at hospital, Washington, D. C.

DONEY, MOSES. - Age, 44 years. Enlisted at Plattsburgh, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. H, September 18, 1864; absent at draft rendezvous at muster-out of company.

DONEY, STEPHEN. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Plattsburgh, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. H, September 19, 1864; absent at draft rendezvous at muster-out of company.

DONGAN, JR., PATRICK. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted, March 31, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, April 14, 1864; absent, in hospital, since September 29, 1864, and at muster-out of company; also borne as Patrick Dougan, Jr.

DONLEY, JAMES. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted at Syracuse, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, March 2, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DONNAHER, WILLIAM. - Private, Co. D, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. D, this regiment, June 7, 1865; promoted corporal, June 23, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as Danaher.

DONNELLY, EDWARD. - Age, 32 years. Enlisted, September 5, 1862, at Granville, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; discharged, May 31, 1865, at Foster Hospital, New Berne, N. C.

DONNELLY, HUGH. - Age, 29 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. B, October 6, 1862; returned to ranks, no date; discharged, July 30, 1864.

DONOVAN, JOHN. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted at Chatham, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, April 4, 1864; absent, detached at New York Harbor, since August 1, 1864, and at muster-out of company; also borne as Dannovan.

DORAN, JOHN. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 7, 1862, from camp at Staten Island, N. Y.

DOUBLEDAY, JOHN W. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, January 3, 1864, at Fourth Congressional District, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, January 5, 1864; died of disease, July 10, 1864, at hospital, Hampton., Va.

DOUGAN, see Dongan.

DOUGAN, WILLIAM H. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 12, 1862, at Fort Edward, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, September 25, 1862; deserted, October 14, 1862, at Camp Van Vechten, New Dorp, Staten Island, N. Y.

DOUGHERTY, MICHAEL. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, February 20, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, February 22, 1864; absent on detached service, at Riker's Island, N. Y., at muster-out of company.

DOWNEY, JOHN. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted, February 4, 1864, at Fort Edward, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, February 15, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DOWNS, JOHN E. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, August 6, 1862, at Fort Edward, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. E, September 25, 1862; returned to ranks, no date; killed in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.; also borne as Downes.

DOWNS, WILLIAM W. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted., July 26, 1862, at Fort Edward, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. E, September 25, 1862; returned to ranks, July 1, 1864; mustered out, June 8, 1865, at hospital, Fort Monroe, Va.; also borne as Downes.

DOYLE, JAMES. - Age; 22 years. Enlisted, April 13, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, April 14, 1864; promoted corporal and sergeant, no dates; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as Doyl.

DOYLE, JAMES. - Age, 42 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, February 23, 1864; discharged for disability, February 24, 1865.

DOYLE, WALTER. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, September 16, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; died of diarrhea, September 13, 1863, at Nelson Hospital, Yorktown, Va.

DRAGOON, OLIMAN. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, February 17, 1864; mustered out with company; July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Solomon Dragoon.

DRESSELL, CHRISTIAN. - Private, Co. E, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. G, this regiment, June 7, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DRUAR, see Dewar.

DRUGAN, JOHN. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted at New York city, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, November 16, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Droogan.

DRUM, JOHN D. - Age, 44 years. Enlisted, February 8, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, February 19, 1864; killed in action, June 30, 1864, near Petersburgh, Va.

DUCHARME, LEONARD. - Age, 32 years. Enlisted, September 5, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private; Co. I, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; discharged, June 10, 1865; also borne as Deucharm and Duchain.

DUFFIN, CLEVELAND. - Age, date, place, term, and muster in as private, unassigned, not stated; discharged, December 6, 1864, at Washington, D. C.

DUFFY, GEORGE. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted at Auburn, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, March 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DUFFY, ROBERT. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; wounded in action, no date; died of his wounds, May 17, 1864.

DUGAN, HENRY. - Age, 40 years. Enlisted at Schenectady, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. D, August 31, 1864; absent, at recruit depot, at muster-out of company

DUMMARY, CHARLES. - Age, 42 years. Enrolled, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. G, October 6, 1862; as second lieutenant, Co. D, August 7, 1864; as first lieutenant, Co. C, October 2, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also, borne as Dumary. Commissioned, second lieutenant, October 19, 1863, with rank from September 5, 1863, vice A. R. Bell promoted; first lieutenant, August 13, 1864, with rank from July 21, 1864, vice P. Connors resigned.

DUNCAN, DAVID. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 20, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; missing in action, May 16, 1864, at Walthall Junction, Va.; no further record.

DUNHAM, LEWIS. - Age, 40 years. Enlisted in Twenty-third Congressional District, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, March 8, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DUNN, JAMES. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. B, October 6, 1862; returned to ranks, no date; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

DUNN, JAMES A. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted at Goshen, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. H, September 23, 1864; deserted, October 30, 1864, at Chaffin's Farm, Va.

DUNN, JAMES H. - Age, 21 years. Enrolled, September 23, 1862, at Greenbush, to serve three years; mustered in as first sergeant, Co. H, October 6, 1862; as second lieutenant, Co. C, April 6, 1863; as first lieutenant, Co. D, August 1, 1864; as captain, Co. I, October 9, 1864; mustered out with company, July, 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C. Commissioned second lieutenant, March 23, 1863, with rank from February 21, 1863, vice C. E. Morey promoted; first lieutenant, July 9, 1864, with rank from May 16, 1864, vice W. S. Birdsall killed in action; captain, November 19, 1864, with rank from October 8, 1864, vice D. J. Cary resigned.

DUNN, JOHN. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Mexico, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 8, 1865; mustered out, June 29, 1865, at hospital, Smithville, N. C.

DURYEA, BENJAMIN. - Age, 27 years. Enrolled, September 19, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; promoted sergeant and first sergeant, no dates; mustered in as second lieutenant, Co. F, March 30, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C. Commissioned second lieutenant, April 22, 1865, with rank from March 29, 1865, vice C. L. Knox promoted.

DUSHON, JAMES. - Age, - years. Enlisted, February 29, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, March 8, 1864; absent, in arrest, since May 1, 1864; no further record.

DUSHON, JOHN. - Age, date, place, term, and muster-in as private, Co. K, not stated; absent on detached service, at Riker's Island, New York Harbor, at muster-out of company.

DWYER, MATTHEW D. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Hoosick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; died of disease, June 19, 1863, at Suffolk, Va.; also borne as Dwyre.

DYMOND, WILLIAM. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, February 23, 1864, at Stephentown, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, April 30, 1864; mustered out, June 8, 1865, at Albany, N. Y.; also borne as William C. Dymond.

DYSON, THOMAS. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, March 13, 1865, at Lockport, to serve one year; mustered in as private, Co. B, March 22, 1865; mustered out with company, July, 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.



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