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


Surnames Beginning with G

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.

GAFFENEY, JAMES. - Age, 35 years. Enlisted, September 4, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; wounded in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.; mustered out, May 26, 1865, at McDougall Hospital, New York Harbor.

GAFFEY, BARNEY. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, January 15, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, January 18, 1864; absent, in hospital, Hampton, Va., since August 23, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

GAGER, GEORGE H. - Age, 34 years. Enrolled at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as first lieutenant, Co. G, September 20, 1862; discharged for disability, January 21, 1863. I Commissioned first lieutenant, November 10, 1862, with rank from September 20, 1862, original.

GAHERN, PATRICK. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in a private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; deserted, January 24 1863, at Camp Abercrombie, Va.; also borne as Gahearn.

GAINS, JOHN H. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted, February 23, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, February 29, 1864; absent, at recruit rendezvous, at muster-out of company.

GALANDER, GEORGE. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Lisbon, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; killed in action, June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; also borne as Callander.

GALLAGHER, CHARLES. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, January 5, 1864, at Schaghticoke, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, January 18, 1864; wounded, no date; died of his wounds, January 12, 1865.

GALLAGHER, see Golaher.

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

GANNON, JOHN. - Age, 40 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, November 27, 1863; wounded in action, June 30, 1864, near Petersburgh, Va.; discharged, June 10, 1865, at New, Berne, N. C.

GANTHER, CHARLES. - Age, 43 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, December 26, 1862.

GARDINERE, WILLIAM. - Age, 32 years. Enlisted, January 7, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, January 13, 1864; mustered out, June 16, 1865, at New Berne, N. C.

GARDNER, CALEB. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Austerlitz, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, March 24, 1864; promoted corporal, no date; sergeant, March 16, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GARDNER, CYRUS W. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 12, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; promoted corporal and wounded, no dates; died of his wounds, June 20, 1864.

GARDNER, JOHN H. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Hoosick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; deserted, December 8, 1862, from Camp Abercrombie; also borne as Garner.

GARDNER, LEVI N. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, February 11, 1864, at Hoosick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, February 24, 1864; mustered out, June 15, 1865, at hospital, Fort Monroe, Va.

GARDNER, PHILLIP. - Age, 17 years. Enlisted at Rochester, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, March 2, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GARDNER, THOMAS H. - Age, 22 years. Enrolled, August 22, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. I, October 6, 1862; promoted first sergeant, no date; sergeant-major, December 1, 1864; mustered in as second lieutenant, Co. I, April 22, 1865; mustered out, August 19, 1865. Commissioned second lieutenant, April 22, 1865, with rank from March 21, 1865, vice A. Tompkins promoted.

GARHART, GOTTLIEB. - Age, 37 years. Enlisted, August 19, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; discharged for disability, April 12, 1863, at Washington, D. C.

GARNER, see Gardner.

GARRIPIE, MORRIS E. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Mohawk, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. K, February 1, 1865; absent, sick in hospital at Wilmington, N. C., at muster-out of company; also borne as Garrepy.

GARRISON, CHARLES B. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, February 9, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, February 18, 1864; mustered out, July 1, 1865, at David's Island, New York Harbor.

GARRISON, EGBERT. - Age, 16 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve one year, and mustered in as musician, Co. A, February 16, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GARSIDES, IRAD L. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 28, 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.

GARTLAND, JOHN. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, September 4, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; captured, no date; died of disease, August 27, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga.; also borne as Gartlandt.

GASS, JOHN. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. K, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, December 15, 1864, at hospital, Troy, N. Y.

GAYNOR, GEORGE. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted, September 9, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, March 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

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

GESELL, JOSEPH. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted in Third Congressional District, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 31, 1864; absent, in hospital, since May 15, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

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

GIBBONS, JAMES. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, August 12, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; died of disease, November 5, 1863.

GIBSON, CYRUS D. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Hoosick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date, and sergeant, April 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GIBSON, JOHN V. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, August 9, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; discharged, August 27, 1863, at Washington, D. C.

GILBERT, MILES H. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, February 24, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, unassigned, February 25, 1864; no further record.

GILCHRIST, OSCAR. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, February 27, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, March 8, 1864; killed in action, May 10, 1864, at Chester Station, Va.

GILL, JEROME. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Easton, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal and sergeant, no dates, and first sergeant, July 11, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GILLISON, GEHILE. - 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.

GILLISON, ISAAC. - Private, Co. K, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. I, this regiment, June 7, 1865; mustered out, October 11, 1865, at New York city.

GILLISPIE, FRANCIS. - Age, 37 years. Enlisted, January 14, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, January 19, 1864; absent, sick in hospital, since June 30, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

GINDLESPERGER, PETER. - 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.

GINNIS, see McGennis.

GLASBROOK, JOHN. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted, at Lockport, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GLASS, JAMES. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 19, 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.

GLASS, JOHN. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted at Auburn, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. K, March 1, 1865; mustered out, June 26, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GLEESON, WILLIAM. - Age, 27 years. Enlisted, August 15, 1862, at Kingsley, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 14, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.

GLORA, JOHN JACOB. - Age, 45 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; deserted, January 12, 1863, from camp, at Washington, D. C.

GLOVER, WILLIAM. - Age, 44 years. Enlisted, September 4, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; killed in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.

GODFREY, WILLIAM. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, August 9, 1862, at Fort Edward, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, September 25, 1862; absent in hospital, Albany, N. Y., since June 30, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

GOFF BERNET D. - Private, Co. D, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. D, this regiment, June 7, 1865; promoted corporal, July 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GOLAHER, PETER. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, August 14, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; deserted, December 7, 1862, at Camp Abercrombie, Va.; also borne as Gallagher.

GOLDEN, CHARLES. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at New Lebanon, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. B, January 28, 1864; deserted, June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.

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

GOODELL, KING. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862, at Petersburg, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H, October 6, 1862; mustered out with detachment, July 11, 1865, at Lovell Hospital, Portsmouth Grove, R. I.

GOODFELLOW, REUBEN S. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 28, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, July 28, 1863, at Washington, D. C.

GOODWIN, JOHN M. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. K, August 2, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GOODWIN, PETER. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Fort Edward, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, September 25, 1862; deserted, October 14, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.

GORMAN, CHARLES. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted, March 28, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, April 1, 1864; detached at New York Harbor since August 1, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

GORMAN, JOHN. - 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.

GORMAN, JOHN E. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. B, October 6, 1862; returned to ranks, no date; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GOTHAM, CHARLES. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted at Richland, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, March 9, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GOWRIN, C. H. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted, August 11, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. D, October 6, 1862; returned to ranks, no date; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GRADY, MICHAEL. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted at Rochester, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, March 3, 1865; mustered out, June 26, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GRAHAM, ARCHIBALD. - Age, 42 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; wounded, no date; died of his wounds, June 30, 1864, at Petersburgh, Va.

GRAHAM, THOMAS. - Age, 35 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Lisbon, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; killed in action, June 30, 1864, before Petersburgh, Va.

GREEN, AMOS. - Age, 31 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Fort Ann, to serve three years; mustered in, as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; died of typhoid fever, December 18, 1865, at Folly Island, S. C.; borne as Greene.

GREEN, ELBRIDGE D. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, June 25, 1865; mustered out as of Thirty-first Company, Second Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, October 6, 1865, at Fort Monroe, Va.

GREEN, HARVEY. - Age, 31 years. Enlisted, September 13, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; deserted, June 28, 1863, at Suffolk, Va.

GREENE, FRANKLIN S. - Age, 17 years. Enlisted, January 7, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, January 18, 1864; discharged, June 6, 1865, at hospital, Fort Monroe, Va.

GREENE, GEORGE. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; wounded in action, June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; died of his wounds, June 18, 1864, at Washington, D. C.

GREENOLETE, ANDREW F. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, February 29, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, March 4, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as Greenslete.

GREENWOOD, GEORGE W. - Age, 42 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 10, 1864.

GREGUIRE, LEVI. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted, September 5, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; deserted, January 6, 1863, at Chain Bridge, Va.

GREINER, JOHN. - Private, Co. B, 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.

GREY, BENJAMIN. - Age, 19 years. Date, place and term of enlistment, not stated, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 10, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GREY, ROBERT. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Rochester, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. E, March 7, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GRIGGS, WILLIAM E. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; absent, sick, since May 10, 1864, at Fort Monroe, Va., and at muster-out of company.

GRIMINGER, OTTMAR. - Age, 42 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Brunswick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; died of disease, October 16, 1863, at Folly Island, S. C.; also borne as Ottman, Oatman Grimenger.

GROGAN, OLIVER, J. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, February 6, 1864, at Hoosick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H, February 24, 1864; mustered out with detachment, June 9, 1865, at hospital, Fort Monroe, Va.

GROSE, JOHN H. - Age, 42 years. Enlisted, July 23, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Gross.

GROSS, ANDREW. - Private, Co. B, 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.

GUISER, see Jizer.

GUNN, HENRY D. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Canandaigua, to serve two years, and mustered in as private, Co. H, March 7, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

GUYER, JOHN W. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; killed in action, September 5, 1863, at Fort Wagner, S. C.



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