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Frank Oscar ROBINSON, Sergeant; of Pembroke; enlisted May 9 1861; mustered in June 1, 1861; appointed Sergt. Oct. 9, 1861; killed, 2d Bull Run, VA., Aug. 29, 1862.

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Orrin BROCK, Corporal, mustered at Portsmouth June 3, 1861.

Source #2, Brock men of New Hampshire

Josiah H. BACON, Private, enlisted May 21 1861, age 21; claimed residence Newport; deserted Fredericksburg, VA Dec 16 1862     

Source #4

Woodbury BROOKS, of Pembroke, private, enlisted April 22, 1861, for three months, but not mustered in; re-enlisted May 21, 1861; mustered in June 3, 1861; deserted, Fredericksburg, Va., Dec 16, 1862.

Source #3

Samuel O. BURNHAM, of Pembroke, enlisted May 9, 1861; commissioned 2d Lt. Co. B, and mustered in June 4, 1861; severely wounded, Williamsburg, Va., May 5, 1862; app. Capt., Co. K, Aug. 25, 1862; discharge to date June 17, 1863; transferred to the Veterans' Reserve Corps, Sept., 1863.

Source #3

Joseph M. CHESLEY,   born probably in Durham, N. H. His father died when Joseph was quite young, and his mother afterwards married William George, a blacksmith in this town. Young Chesley enlisted in 1861; he served with this famous battalion until the Battle of Gettysburg, when he was killed July 2 or 3, 1863. Among the many battles in which he was engaged, First Bull Run, Siege of Yorktown, Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, Savage Station, Peach Orchard, Glendale, both battles of Malvern Hill, Bristow Station, Second Bull Run, Chantilly, Fredericksburg, Wapping Heights, Gettysburg. He went through all of these without receiving so much as a scratch, only to be killed as above stated. His grave is No. 16, Gettysburg cemetery. New Hampshire lot, section A.


John COSTELLE, credited to Manchester, Hillsborough

Source #1

John A. EMERSON, was born in Bristol, Nov. 28, 1843, the son of William and Betsey (Collins) Emerson. He enlisted Apr. 23, 1861, for three months, but was not mustered; reenlisted, May 21, 1861, for three years in the 2nd Regt.; served in the Army of the Potomac and participated in the battles of First Bull Run, Siege of Yorktown, Williamsburg, Seven Days' fight in McClellan's Retreat, Malvern Hill, Second Bull Run, Fredericksburg, and Gettysburg. In the last named engagement he was taken prisoner and sent to Belle Island, Richmond, where he remained eight months. He was then sent to Andersonville, Ga., where he spent another eight months; from there he was sent to Florence, S. C., and after four months more of prison life was sent to Goldsborough, N. C., where he was paroled Feb. 16, 1865; discharged, May 2, 1865, at Concord, after a service of four years and three months.

Source #6
John FREDERICKS, Private; of Pembroke; mustered in Dec. 10, 1863; transferred to Co. C, 12th New Hampshire, June 21, 1865; mustered out Dec. 19, 1865 Source #3
Thomas GARDINER, Private; of Pembroke; enlisted and mustered in Nov. 17, 1863; sick and absent after May 20, 1864; no discharge furnished. Source #3

John GARTLEY, credited to Manchester, Hillsborough

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Jeremiah HUBBARD, was on the roll of Co. C, 12th Regt. as Jeremiah HOBART. He was a resident of New Hampton when he enlisted, Aug. 12, 1862, and was credited to New Hampton; deserted in face of the enemy at Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 13, 1862; apprehended, Apr. 28, 1864; transferred to Co. E, 2nd Regt., June 21, 1865; discharged, July 13, 1865, at Concord. Source #6
James MCLEAN, Hanover; enlisted Oct. 4, 1864; mustered out Dec. 19, 1865. Source #5

John MILLER, credited Manchester, Hillsborough

Source #1
Charles PAGE Kevin Riley

George W. PHELPS, credited Keene, Cheshire

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Terrence RILEY, credited Manchester, Hillsborough

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Thomas RILEY, credited to Manchester, Hillsborough

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Henry SCHWENKE, credited to Manchester, Hillsborough

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Edward SMITH, credited to Manchester, Hillsborough

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James TRACEY, credited to Manchester, Hillsborough

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  1. The History of Hillsborough, New Hampshire (1885); transcribed by Fred Kunchick

  2. Pittsfield, NH in the Great Rebellion Author: H. L. Robinson (1893); transcribed by Fred Kunchick

  3. History of Pembroke, New Hampshire Author: Rev. N. F. Carter (1895) transcribed by Fred Kunchick

  4. Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65 (1895): transcribed by Fred Kunchick

  5. A History of the Town of Hanover, N.H. by John King Lord, The Dartmouth Press. New Hampshire. 1828. transcribed by Fred Kunchick

  6. History of the Town of Bristol, Vol 1. R. W. Musgrove, Bristol, NH 1904; transcribed by Fred Kunchick

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