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


Surnames Beginning with F

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.

FALEN, MICHAEL. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; prior service as private, Co. F, Seventy-seventh Infantry.

FARFER, see Forfar.

FARLEY, CHARLES. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, November 25, 1863; killed in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.

FARLEY, JOHN M. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, February 18, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, March 8, 1864; absent, sick in hospital, at Point Lookout, Md., since June 1, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

FARMER, ELI. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. B, March 8, 1864; transferred to Co. K, May 1, 1864; died of consumption, November 6, 1864, at Troy, N. Y.; also borne as Ely Farmer.

FARRAR, CHARLES. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, September 11, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private Co. G, October 6, 1862; captured in action, no date; died of disease, August 16, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga.

FARREL, DANIEL B. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; wounded in action, no date; died of his wounds, July 1, 1864, at Eighteenth Corps Base Hospital.

FARRELL, JOHN. - Age, 27 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. K, October 6, 1862; returned to ranks, no date; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FARRELL, MICHAEL. - Age, 29 years. Enlisted at Auburn, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FARRELL, PATRICK. - Age, 34 years. Enlisted, August 8, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; killed in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.

FARRINGTON, JOSEPH. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in corporal, Co. G, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, June 13, 1863, at Suffolk, Va.

FAUGHERSON, LEONARD. - Age, 40 years. Enlisted at New York, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, November 15, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FAULKNER, JOHN. - Age, 19 years. Enrolled, September 2, 1862, at Lisbon, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. F, October 6, 1862; promoted sergeant, prior to August, 1863; sergeant-major, November 28, 1864; mustered in as second lieutenant, Co. G, November 29, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C. Commissioned second lieutenant, November 19, 1864, with rank from May 24, 1864, vice C. D. Merrill promoted.

FAY, JAMES. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, September 5, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, June 24, 1863; returned to ranks, no date; absent, sick in hospital at Troy, N. Y., at muster-out of company.

FAY, JAMES S. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at New Albion, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. E, March 7, 1865; mustered out, June 29, 1865, at David's Island, New York Harbor.

FAYSLEY, NICHOLAS. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted at Rochester, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. G, March 13, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FEATHERS, HENRY R. - Age, 27 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Sand Lake, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FELLOWS, GEORGE H. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, August 23, 1862, at Sand Lake, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. H, October 6, 1862; returned to ranks, December 1, 1863; again promoted sergeant, no date; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FERGUSON, DANIEL. - Age, 33 years. Enrolled, September 20, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as captain, Co. K, October 6, 1862; wounded in action, June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; killed in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C. Commissioned captain, November 10, 1862, with rank from September 20, 1862, original.

FERRON, JULES. - Age, 29 years. Enlisted at New York city, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. A, February 13, 1865; deserted, March 13, 1865, at Wilmington, N. C.

FINCH, JOHN H. - Age, 37 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; mustered out, July 24, 1865, at McDougall Hospital, New York Harbor.

FINCH, MATTHIAS. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 27, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, September 11, 1862; deserted, October 4, 1862, at Staten Island, N. Y.

FINLAY, JOHN. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 9, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; wounded in action, January 15, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.; in hospital at New York at muster-out of company; also borne as Finley.

FINLEY, PALMER. - Private, Co. C, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. C, this regiment, June 7, 1865, while absent, sick; no further record.

FINN, MICHAEL. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. K, February 12, 1864; discharged for disability, June 16, 1865, at hospital, Troy, N. Y.

FINNERTY, DENNIS. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, September 12, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 12, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.

FISH, LEONARD. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, August 28, 1862, at Fort Ann, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; killed in action, May 10, 1864, near Petersburgh, Va.

FITCH, ALVAH G. - Age, 37 years. Enlisted, August 4, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as wagoner, Co. A, September 25, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FITZGERALD, THOMAS. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 10, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; wounded in action, January 15, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C., and died of his wounds, same date.

FITZPATRICK, MICHAEL. - Age, 29 years. Enlisted at Pittstown, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, March 25, 1864; absent in hospital at Fort Monroe since May 18, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

FITZPATRICK, PATRICK. - Private, Co. A, 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.

FITZSIMMONS, JAMES. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted, September 20, 1862, at Hoosick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, no date; mustered out as of Co. D, Nineteenth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, July 13, 1865, at Elmira, N. Y.; also borne as Fitzimons and Fitzsimons.

FLAHERTY, WILLIAM H. - Age, 41 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; wounded in action, January 15, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C., and died of his wounds, January 17, 1865.

FLANSBURGH, HERBERT M. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, September 15, 1862, at North Greenbush, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 10, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.; also borne as Flamsburgh.

FLARITY, JAMES. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, September 12, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 23, 1864, at Chapin's Farm, Va.; also borne as Flagherty.

FLEMING, EDWARD. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, February 19, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, February 23, 1864; mustered out with detachment, June 16, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FLEMING, JOHN. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October, 6, 1862; promoted corporal prior to April 30, 1863; first sergeant, no date; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FLOOD, DANIEL. - Age, 42 years. Enlisted, August 12, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, March 6, 1863, at Washington, D. C.; also borne as Daniel F. Flood.

FLURY, JOHN. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted, August 27, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 7, 1862, at Camp Van Vechten, Staten Island, N. Y.

FLYNN, FRANCIS. - Age, 31 years. Enlisted, January 13, 1864, at Pittstown, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, January 21, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FLYNN, JAMES. - Age, 38 years. Enlisted, September 17, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; wounded in action, June 30, 1864, and died of his wounds, July 10, 1864, at Washington, D. C.; also borne as Flinn.

FOGARTY, THOMAS. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; mustered out, June 10, 1865, at New Berne, N. C.

FOLLET, JOSEPH B. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, September 20, 1863; mustered out as of Co. B, Ninth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, July 24, 1865, at Washington., D. C.

FOLMSBEE, ABRAM C. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted, December 31, 1863, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, January 18, 1864; captured, no date; died, September 17, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga.

FOLMSBIE, ABRAM P. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, August 27, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 12, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.

FOOT, JOHN B. - Age, 29 years. Enrolled, September 15, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. F, October 6, 1862; promoted sergeant, April 9, 1863; wounded, July 5, 1864, while on picket at Petersburgh, Va.; promoted first sergeant, November 1, 1864; mustered in as second lieutenant, Co. B, November 2, 1864; as first lieutenant, Co. A, April 5, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C. Commissioned second lieutenant, November 19, 1864, with rank from November 2, 1864, vice E. J. Van Santvoord promoted; first lieutenant, April 22, 1865, with rank from March 29, 1865, vice E. R. Mosher promoted.

FORDHAM, HENRY. - Private, Co. H, One hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. F, this regiment, June 7, 1865, while absent, sick; no further record.

FORFAR, JOHN. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. K, October 6, 1862; deserted, February 15, 1863, at Camp Crescent, Washington, D. C.; also borne as Farfar.

FOX, ALEXANDER. - Age, - years. Enlisted at Wirt, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. A, March 2, 1865; sent on detached service, at Hart's Island, New York Harbor, at muster-out of company.

FOX, DENNIS W. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; deserted, no date, while detached in First Delaware Battery.

FOX, JACOB. - Age, 27 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; appointed musician and returned to company as private, no dates; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FRANCIS, WILLIAM. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted, March 2, 1865, at Auburn, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, March 2, 1865; promoted corporal, June 23, 1865; mustered out with company, June 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FRANCISCO, CHARLES G. - Age, 29 years. Enrolled, August 30, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. G, October 6, 1862; promoted first sergeant, no date; mustered in as second lieutenant, Co. H, November 29, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C. Commissioned second lieutenant, November 19, 1864, with rank from September 16, 1864, vice Michael Russell promoted.

FRANK, DANIEL. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at North Greenbush, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, October 6, 1863.

FRASER, JAMES. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, January 6, 1864; promoted sergeant, June 30, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as Fraiser.

FRAZER, WILLIAM. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, September 2, 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.

FREDENBURG, MOSES D. - Private, Co. K, 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.

FREDENTHAL, WILLIAM. - 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.

FREDERICK, JOHN. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted in Seventh Congressional District, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. B, March 15, 1864; absent, at depot of recruits, and at muster-out of company.

FREEMAN, CHARLES T. - Age, 44 years. Enlisted, August 22, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, July 10, 1865, at Jarvis Hospital, Baltimore, Md.

FREEMAN, WILLIAM H. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FRENCH, FREDERICK F. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, August 10, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as first sergeant, Co. D, October 6, 1862; killed in action, May 18, 1864, at Walthall Junction, Va.

FRENELLA, EDWARD. - Private, Co. K, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. G, this regiment, June 7, 1865; absent, in arrest at Raleigh, N. C., at muster-out of company.

FRETTS, CHARLES. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 28, 1862, at Lisbon, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at, Raleigh, N. C.

FRISBIE, CHARLES D. - Age, 42 years. Enlisted, August 9, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; killed in action, August 28, 1863, at Fort Wagner, S. C.

FRISBIE, JAMES. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 9, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; died of disease, May 9, 1863, at Suffolk, Va.

FRITZ, HENRY. - Age, 34 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Poestenkill, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FROMER, JOSEPH. - Private, Co. C, 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.

FRYER, GEORGE. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Brooklyn, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, November 15, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FULLER, CLARKSON D. - Musician, Co. I, One Hundred and Twenty-fifth Infantry; transferred to Co. K, this regiment, September 25, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FULLER, JOSEPH E. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted at Plattsburgh, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. G, September 19, 1864; absent at depot for recruits since enlistment and at muster-out of company.

FULLER, OLNEY. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Hoosick, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. C, October 6, 1862; promoted sergeant and returned to ranks, no date; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

FURGUSON, JOHN W. - Age, date, place, term of enlistment and muster-in as private, Co. K, not stated; absent, on recruiting service at New York Harbor, at muster-out of company.

FURY, PETER. - Private, Co. C, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. C, this regiment, June 7, 1865; absent, sick in hospital, at Portsmouth Grove, R. I., and at muster-out of company.



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