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


Surnames Beginning with R

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.

RAE, ROBERT. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as musician, unassigned, August 11, 1862; no further record.

RAINSBURG, ROBERT. - Age, 42 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. I, October 6, 1862; discharged, May 27, 1865, at Foster Hospital, New Berne, N. C.

RAMES, CARL. - Age, 20 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.

RANDALL, CHARLES H. - Age, 34 years. Enlisted, February 29, 1864, at Schodack, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, March 8, 1864; mustered out, June 18, 1865, at hospital, Fort Monroe, Va.

RANDALL, JAMES B. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, September 2, 1862, at Whitehall, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. F, October 6, 1862; returned to corporal, August 18, 1863; wounded in action, June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; died of his wounds, June 4, 1864; also borne as Randell.

RANKLE, HENRY. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted at Auburn, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. G, March 11, 1865; mustered out, July 18, 1865, at McDougall Hospital, New York Harbor; also borne as Runkle.

RANN, THOMAS. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted at West Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, January 18, 1864; promoted corporal, no date; killed in action, January 15, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.; also borne as Ran.

RATHBURN, JR., ELIJAH. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, August 21, 1862, at Fort Ann, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; discharged, June 9, 1865, at hospital, Fort Monroe, Va.

RATLIFF, JAMES. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Auburn, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, March 14, 1865; discharged, June 26, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

REDER, ANTON. - Age, 31 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Poestenkill, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; promoted corporal, November 3, 1863; mustered out, June 24, 1865, at Albany, N. Y.; also borne as Reeder.

REDMAN, PATRICK. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, August 14, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Redmond.

REED, IRVING H. - 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, September 9, 1863.

REED, WILLIAM H. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, August 11, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. A, September 25, 1862; returned to ranks, no date; died of disease, January 27, 1864, at Beaufort, S. C.

REIBLE, SIMEON. - Age, 35 years. Enlisted, September 22, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; mustered out with detachment, May 29, 1865, at New Berne, N. C., as Rible.

REILLY, JOHN. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted at Granby, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, February 28, 1865; absent at depot of recruits, Hart's Island, New York Harbor, at muster-out of company; also borne as Riley.

REINHOLZ, VALENTINE. - Age, 45 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. G, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Rheinholtz.

REMINGTON, CHARLES N. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 30, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; killed in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.

RENON, JOHN. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, February 25, 1864, at Schodack, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, March 8, 1864, mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C., as Reonan.

REYARD, JOHN - Age, date, place of enlistment, 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.

REYNOLDS, JAMES. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, September 9, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 15, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.

REYNOLDS, PORTER L. F. - Age, 39 years. Enrolled at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as assistant surgeon, September 22, 1862; discharged for disability, December 13, 1863, at Folly Island, S. C. Commissioned assistant surgeon, December 10, 1862, with rank from September 22, 1862, original.

REYNOLDS, WILLIAM H. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted at Canandaigua, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. H, March 14, 1865; mustered out with detachment, July 11, 1865, at Lovell Hospital, Portsmouth Grove, R. I.

RHEINHOLTZ, see Reinholz.

RIBLE, see Reible.

RICE, GEORGE. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted at New York city, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, November 16, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

RICE, JAMES. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted at Syracuse, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, March 9, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

RICE, WILLIAM. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted at New York city, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, November 16, 1864; absent at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md., since April 11, 1865, and at muster-out of company.

RICHARD, HORACE G. - Age, 35 years. Enlisted, August 26, 1862, at Hoosick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, September 28, 1863; also borne as Richards.

RICHARD, JOHN. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Brunswick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, and wounded, no dates; discharged., June 27, 1865, at hospital, Albany, N. Y.

RICHARDSON, HENRY. - Age, 26, years. Enlisted at Lockport, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. K, March 4, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

RILEY, see Reilly.

RILEY, JAMES. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Hoosick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; wounded, no date, and died of his wounds, June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; also borne as Ryley.

RILEY, JOHN. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, February 24, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

RILEY, JOHN. - Age, 27 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. B, July 20, 1864; promoted corporal, March 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

RILEY, JR., JOHN. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, August 6, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; died, December 28, 1862, at Camp Abercrombie, Va.

RILEY, MICHAEL. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Poughkeepsie, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. H, February 5, 1864; promoted corporal, March 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

RILEY, PATRICK. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted at Potter, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, March 4, 1865; absent, at recruiting rendezvous, at muster-out of company.

RILEY, PETER. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted, August 26, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; furloughed from hospital, David's Island, New York Harbor, July 12, 1864; no further record.

RILEY, RICHARD. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, March 3, 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.

RILEY, JR., THOMAS. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, August 27, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; deserted, May 31, 1864, at White House, Va.

RILY, WILLIAM. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Lansingburgh, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, December 7, 1864; returned, to ranks, July 2, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.; also borne as Riley.

RIPLEY, GEORGE. - Age, 14 years. Enlisted, September 15, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as musician, Co. K, October 6, 1862; transferred to Co. C, no date; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, January 10, 1865; discharged as of Co. F, Twenty-fourth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, June 28, 1865, at Washington, D. C., as George D. Ripley.

ROARBOCK, GEORGE. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. B, February 23, 1864; wounded, May 10, 1864, at Swift Creek, Va.; absent, in hospital, New York, at muster-out of company; also borne as Rohrback.

ROARK, BARNEY. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, August 16, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; discharged, February 9, 1863, at Camp Abercrombie, Va., as Rourke.

ROBERTS, ALBERT. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, December 31, 1863, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, February 24, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROBERTS, CHARLES. - Age, 26 years. Enlisted, at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, March 29, 1864; absent, detached at New York Harbor, since August 1, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

ROBERTS, LEWIS A. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 3, 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.

ROBERTS, PAUL. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, January 4, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, January 11, 1864; missing in action, May 10, 1864, at Swift Creek, Va.; no further record.

ROBERTS, PETER. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted, August 14, 1862, at Nassau, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; wounded in action and died of his wounds, June 29, 1864.

ROBERTS, WILLIAM H. - Age, 35 years. Enlisted at Lockport, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. A, March 3, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROBILLARD, see Robollard.

ROBINSON, HIRAM. - Age, 40 years. Enlisted at Rochester, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. K, March 10, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROBINSON, JAMES. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted at Van Etten, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. G, March 7, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROBINSON, JOHN. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Lockport, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F., February 28, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROBINSON, NATHANIEL W. - Age, 36 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Lisbon, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; discharged for disability, November 10, 1863, at Folly Island., S. C.

ROBINSON, RICHARD. - Age, 41 years. Enlisted at Lockport, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, March 1, 1865; promoted corporal, June 1, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROBINSON, WILLIAM L. - Age, 25 years. Enlisted, March 17, 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.

ROBOLLARD, JEREMIE. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, August 26, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; discharged, July 10, 1865, at Lovell Hospital, Portsmouth Grove, R. I.; also borne as Robellard, Jeremiah Roubeeled and Robillard.

ROCHE, PETER. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted, September 1, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. B, October 6, 1862; returned to ranks, no date; wounded, June 30, 1864, at Petersburgh, Va.; absent, in hospital, New York city, at muster-out of company.

ROE, ARTHUR. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted in Steuben county, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, March 15, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROGERS, HIRAM H. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. I, March 6, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROGERS, JOHN B. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; deserted, January 4, 1863, at Camp Abercrombie, Va.

ROGERS, JOHN W. - Age, 27 years. Enlisted, September 6, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 6, 1862; absent, sick at New Berne, N. C., at muster-out of company.

ROGERS, JOSEPH A. - Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Brunswick, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 6, 1862; discharged., May 29, 1865, at Foster Hospital, New Berne, N. C.; also borne as Rodgers.

ROGERS, LORENZO. - Age, 38 years. Enlisted, August 21, 1862, at Fort Edward to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, September 25, 1862; mustered out with detachment, May 30, 1865, at Foster Hospital, New Berne, N. C.

ROHN, CHARLES. - Age, 29 years. Enlisted, March 15, 1865, at Rochester, to serve one year; mustered in as private, Co. G, March 17, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROHRBACK, see Roarbock.

ROLLINS, HENRY. - 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.

ROLLINS, JOHN. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1864, at Troy, to serve one year; mustered in as private, Co. G, September 5, 1864; discharged, June 27, 1865, at hospital, Smithville, N. C.

ROLLINS, THOMAS. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Lockport, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. C, March 21, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROMAIN, JOHN. - Age, date and place of enlistment, not stated, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, January 13, 1864; absent, at depot of recruits, New York city, at muster-out of company.

ROOT, NAPOLEON. - Age, 27 years. Enlisted, September 3, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. I, October 6, 1862; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROSE, CHARLES. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted in Twenty-ninth Congressional District, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. F, March 15, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROSE, IRVING W. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted August 29, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; promoted hospital steward, June 17, 1865; mustered out with regiment, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROSE, ROBERT. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 11, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as musician, Co. K, August 16, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROSENTHAL, DAVID. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted, at Lockport, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. G, March 15, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROSS, JOHN. - Age, 23 years. Enlisted at Whitehall, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, September 2, 1862; deserted, September 16, 1862, at Troy, N. Y.

ROSS, JOHN H. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, February 9, 1864, at Half Moon, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, February 10, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROSS THOMAS. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted, August 27, 1862, at Lisbon, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, June 20, 1863; killed in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.

ROUBELED, JEREMIAH, see Jeremie Robollard.

ROURKE, see Roark.

ROWE, AMOS. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. I, August 30, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

ROWLEY, SILAS H. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted, August 28, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. K, October 6, 1862; killed in action, January 15, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C.; also borne as Syles Rowley.

ROYAL, JOHN. - Age, 45 years. Enlisted, August 9, 1862, at Kingsbury, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 6, 1862; mustered out, May 27, 1865, at hospital, Norfolk, Va.

RUMSEY, HENRY. - Age, 20 years. Enlisted, September 17, 1864, at Goshen, to serve one year; mustered in as private, Co. G, September 19, 1864; discharged, May 8, 1865, at Hart's Island, New York Harbor, as of Lieutenant Bruen's Independent Company.

RUNKLE, see Rankle.

RUSAI, JOSEPH. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, February 6, 1864, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, February 29, 1864; absent, detached at New York Harbor, at muster-out of company.

RUSH, JOHN. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. E, August 30, 1864; mustered out with detachment, June 16, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

RUSSELL, JOHN R. - Age, 24 years. Enlisted at Richland, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, March 9, 1865; mustered out, July 15, 1865, at Lovell Hospital, Portsmouth Grove, R. I.

RUSSELL, MICHAEL. - Age, 19 years. Enrolled, August 30, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. H, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal., no date; sergeant, April 1, 1863; first sergeant, no date; mustered in as second lieutenant, October 31, 1864; as first lieutenant, to date September 16, 1864; transferred to Co. I, November 29, 1864; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C. Commissioned second lieutenant, September 16, 1864, with rank from August 16, 1864, vice E. R. Mosher promoted; first lieutenant, November 19, 1864, with rank from September 16, 1864, vice Jonas H. Warren promoted.

RUSSELL, SILAS. - Age, 33 years. Enlisted, March 15, 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.

RYAN, EDWARD. - Age, 22 years. Enlisted in Twenty-ninth Congressional District, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, March 3, 1865; mustered out with company, July 19, 1865, at Raleigh, N. C.

RYAN, JAMES. - Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 29, 1862, at Lansingburgh, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. K, October 6, 1862; deserted, October 17, 1862, at Camp Van Vechten, Staten Island, New York Harbor.

RYAN, JAMES. - Age, 25 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; discharged for disability, July 3, 1864.

RYAN, LAWRENCE. - Age, 30 years. Enlisted at Troy, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. K, September 13, 1864; absent, sick in hospital, since September 29, 1864, and at muster-out of company.

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

RYAN, MICHAEL. - Age, 18 years. Enrolled, August 29, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, October 6, 1862; promoted sergeant and first sergeant, no dates; mustered in as second lieutenant, September 1, 1864; as first lieutenant, Co. D, October 9, 1864; killed in action, January 16, 1865, at Fort Fisher, N. C. Commissioned second lieutenant, February 9, 1864, with rank from September 20, 1863, vice E. M. Connor dismissed; first lieutenant, November 19, 1864, with rank from October 8, 1864, vice James H. Dunn promoted.

RYAN, MICHAEL. - 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.

RYAN, THOMAS. - Age, 19 years. Enlisted, August 2, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 25, 1862; deserted, October 14, 1862, at New Dorp, N. Y.

RYAN, THOMAS. - Age, 28 years. Enlisted, August 28, 1862, at Troy, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 6, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; discharged, June 14, 1865, at Albany, N. Y.

RYAN, WILLIAM. - Age, 43 years. Enlisted at Waterford, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. K, January 6, 1864; transferred to Co. B, May 2, 1864; discharged for disability, January 18, 1865.

RYLEY, see Riley.



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