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


Surnames Beginning with K

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.

KAAGAN, FRANCIS. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted, March 10, 1865, at Parish, to serve one year; mustered in as private, Co. B, March 22, 1865; absent, in arrest at Wilmington, N. C., at muster-out of company.

KAMMER, HENRY. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 4, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; absent, sick at Hilton Head, since February 26, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

KANE, JOHN. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; deserted, January 17, 1863, at Camp Abercrombie, Va.

KANE, THOMAS. - Age, 29 years. Enlisted, January 13, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, January 28, 1864; absent, sick in hospital, since May 16, 1864, at muster-out of company.

KAOUGH, SIMON. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, September 11, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, January 17, 1863, at Camp Abercrombie, Va.

KAVANAUGH, WILLIAM. - Age, 27 years. Enlisted, August 6, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; sergeant, April 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

KAVERN, MARTIN. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Pittstown, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; killed in action, August 13, 1864, at Dutch Gap, Va.

KAYSER, HERMAN. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted at New York city, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, November 16, 1864; absent, at draft depot, at muster-out of company.

KEACH, see Keech.

KEARNES, THOMAS. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, February 24, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, February 25, 1864; absent, detached at New York Harbor, since August 1, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

KEARNEY, see Carney.

KEATING, JAMES. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, August 8, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 12, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.

KEECH, ALBERT. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, August 24, 1862, at Fort Ann, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; died of typhoid fever, December 20, 1862, in hospital at Camp Abercrombie, Va.; also borne as Keach.

KEECH, AUGUSTUS. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, December 21, 1863, at Fort Ann, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, January 5, 1864; promoted corporal, no date; returned to ranks, June 14, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Keach.

KEECH, STEPHEN B. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, August 28, 1862, at Fort Ann, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

KEECH, WILLIAM. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, December 17, 1863, at Fort Ann, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, January 5, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Keach.

KEELER, BINNEY B. - Captain, Co. K, One Hundred and Forty-second Infantry; transferred to Co. D, this regiment, June 8, 1865; discharged, at Raleigh, N. C., July 7, 1865, for promotion to major and judge advocate, Department of Virginia.

KEELER, FREDERICK J. - Age, 43 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Petersburg, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H, October 6, 1862; mustered out, June 8, 1865, at Albany, N. Y.

KEENAN, JAMES. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, September l, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; captured in action, May 16, 1864, at Drewry's Bluff, Va.; paroled, November 25, 1864; promoted sergeant, March 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as John Keenau.

KEENAN, JOHN - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, January 4, 1864, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, January 11, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Kiernan.

KEENAN, PATRICK. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, February 15, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, February 18, 1864; promoted corporal, no date; mustered out, June 9, 1865, at New Berne, N. C.

KELLER, DAVID. - Age, 34 years. Enlisted, September 4, 1862, at Pittstown, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; mustered out, July 13, 1865, at Albany, N. Y.

KELLER, JAMES H. - Age, 39 years. Enlisted, January 1, 1864, at Berlin, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, January 26, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

KELLEY, EUGENE. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted August 15, 1862, at Fort Edward, as private, Co. E, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, September 25, 1862; promoted corporal, April 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Kelly.

KELLY, JOHN. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 26, 1864; absent, detached, at New York Harbor, since August 1, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

KELLY, MICHAEL. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted at Angelica, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 15, 1865; promoted corporal, July 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

KELLY, PATRICK. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Chemung, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 11, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

KELLY, RICHARD. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Hoosick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; deserted, April 19, 1863, at Washington, D. C.

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

KELYITA, see Kilyha.

KENDRICK, PATRICK. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, August 3, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

KENNEDY, THOMAS. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, December 28, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

KENNELEY, JOHN. - Age, 41 years. Enlisted, September 11, 1862, at Schaghticoke, to serve three years; mustered in private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; absent, sick, at New Berne, N. C., at muster-out of company; also borne as Kenelly and Kennelly.

KENT, WILLIAM. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; sergeant, March 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

KENYON, HIRAM S. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted, August 11, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as musician, Co. D, October 6, 1862; discharged, August 7, 1864, for promotion to first lieutenant, Co. H, Thirteenth Artillery.

KENNYON, JAMES. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 25, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; deserted, October 4, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.

KERNAN, see Kiernon.

KERR, JOSEPH. - 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.

KERR, JR., ROBERT. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, September 4, 1862, at Lisbon, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; killed in action, September 29, 1864, at Chaffin's Farm, Va.

KERWIN, JAMES. - Age 24 years. Enlisted at Troy, as private, Co. G, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, September 7, 1862; discharged for disability, April 28, 1865, at Grant Hospital, Willet's Point, New York Harbor; also borne as Kerven and Kervin.

KIERNAN, see Keenan.

KIERNEY, see Carney.

KIERNON, THOMAS. - Age, 38 years. Enlisted, September 19, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; died of disease, September 18, 1863, at hospital, Folly Island, S. C.; also borne as Kernan.

KILVON, JOHN. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, March 9, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, March 10, 1864; absent, at New York Harbor, since August 1, 1864, and at muster-out of company; also borne as Killen and Killon.

KILYHA, PATRICK. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, September 6, 1862; deserted, October 6, 1862, at Staten Island, N. Y.; also borne as Kelyita.

KIMBALL, JOHN. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, February 24, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, February 25, 1864; absent, detached at New York Harbor, since August 1, 1864, and at muster-out of company; also borne as Kimble.

KIMBLE, JEREMIAH. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, August 19, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; killed in action, January 16, 1865, Fort Fisher, N. C.

KING, CHARLES. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, April 11, 1863, at hospital, Washington, D. C.

KING, JOHN. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; discharged, May 18, 1865, at Albany, N. Y.

KING, JOHN. - Age, 36 years. Enlisted, August 16, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; deserted, October 11, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.

KINNEAR, JAMES. - Age, 39 years. Enlisted, September 19, 1862, at Pittstown, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

KINNEY, SIDNEY N. - Age, 22 years. Enrolled at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as first lieutenant and quartermaster, September 2, 1862; discharged, December 26, 1864. Commissioned first lieutenant and quartermaster, November 10, 1862, with rank from September 1, 1862, original.

KIRKPATRICK, ANDREW S. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 5, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; died of typhoid fever, July 15, 1863, at Chesapeake Hospital, Fort Monroe, Va.

KIRKPATRICK, ROBERT. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 7, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private. Co I, August 17, 1864; discharged, June 29, 1865, at hospital, Fort Monroe, Va.

KISE, SEBASTIAN. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Brunswick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

KISSELBURGH, WILLIAM E. - Age, 27 years. Enrolled, September 23, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as first lieutenant and adjutant, October 6, 1862; discharged, March 31, 1865. Commissioned first lieutenant and adjutant, November 10, 1862, with rank from September 1, 1862, original.

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

KLAIBER, FREDERICK. - 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.

KLAUSS, GUSTAV. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Brunswick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; absent, sick in hospital, at New Berne, N. C., since May 16, 1865, and at muster-out of company; also borne as Klause.

KNAPP, ELIJAH. - Age, 29 years. Enlisted, August 28, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; died of chronic diarrhea, November 12, 1863, on board hospital boat Cosmopolitan, Folly Island, S. C.

KNIGHT, THOMAS. - Musician, Co. H, One Hundred and Twenty-fifth Infantry; transferred to Co. H, this regiment, September 23, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Thomas R. Knight.

KNOWLSON, JOHN. - Age, 26 years. Enrolled at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as surgeon, September 3, 1862; mustered out with regiment, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C. Commissioned surgeon, December 10, 1862, with rank from September 3, 1862, original.

KNOWLTON, MINTURN S. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted, August 22, 1862, at Sand Lake, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. H, October 6, 1862; died, August 13, 1864, at hospital, Hampton, Va.

KNOX, CHARLES L. - Age, 23 years. Enrolled, February 9, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, March 8, 1864; promoted corporal, no date; mustered in as second lieutenant, Co. I, November 29, 1864; as first lieutenant, Co. G, March 30, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; prior service in Co. F, Thirty-eighth Infantry. Commissioned second lieutenant, November 19, 1864, with rank from August 19, 1864, vice E. F. Vanderzee promoted; first lieutenant, April 22, 1865, with rank from March 29, 1865, vice W. M. Swartwout discharged.

KOCH, HENRY. - 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.

KÖLMEL, ISADORE. - Age, 39 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; transferred to Co. G, January 18, 1863; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as Kolmer.



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