Men of the Fifth New Hampshire Companies unknown at this time

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Post and Read Queries ~~~ Post and Read Records

Name Submitter(s)
Walter BARNES, Private, enlisted Manchester Aug 12 1864, age 20; credited Manchester, Hillsborough. NFR (listed in unassigned company 5th NH.) Source #1, Source #4
John BENSON, Private, enlisted Rindge, NH. Aug 6 1864, age 25; executed by Firing Squad at City Point, VA Jan 6 1865 for desertion. (listed as in unassigned company of 5th NH.) Source #4
John BOODRO, credited Amherst, Hillsborough; (source #1 list him in the 5th NH., see 10th NH Company H). Source #1
James D. DAVID, credited Amherst, Hillsborough. (not found in Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65 (1895)) Source #1
Edson DAVID, credited Amherst, Hillsborough. (not found in Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65 (1895)) Source #1
Hila DAVIS, credited Manchester, Hillsborough. (not found in Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65 (1895)) Source #1
George H. FARNUM, Musician, enlisted in 1861, age 21; credited Mont Vernon, Hillsborough; was wounded at Fredericksburg, VA., Dec. 13, 1862, transferred to Veteran Reserve corps, and was discharged May 4, 1867. Source #2, Source #4
Harvey FOWLER, born in Canada; was 19 years old when he enlisted, Aug. 24, 1864; no further records; supposed to have deserted while en route to the regiment. (SUBSTITUTE) Source #5
Thomas LODGE, born Canada; age, 20; enlisted Aug. 24, 1864; sent to 5th Regt., Aug. 27; no further records; supposed to have deserted en route to regiment. (SUBSTITUTE) Source #5
Henry LYNCH, Hanover; enlisted Sept. 6, 1864; sent to Regt. Sept. 12, 1864; no further record in Adjutant General's office. (SUBSTITUTE) Source #6
Henry N. MCQUESTEN, Private, credited Mont Vernon, Hillsborough enlisted 1861, and died of disease at Newport News, VA., June 6, 1861.  (not found in Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65 (1895)) Source #2
William MILLER, Private, enlisted Sept 9 1863, age 20. NFR (listed as unassigned company 5th NH) Could be the William Miller of the 5th NH hung Dec 23 1864 for Desertion. Source #4
David A. PEABODY, credited Amherst, Hillsborough. (not found in Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65 (1895)) Source #1
Lyman B. SAWTELLS, credited Amherst, Hillsborough. (not found in Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65 (1895)) Source #1
William H. STRICKLAND, first enlisted 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters,  Oct. 28, 1861; re-enlisted March 22, 1864 in 5th N.H. Vols. (not found in Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65 (1895)) Source #3
Joseph SWIFT, age, 21; born, Ireland; enlisted Aug. 11,18'64, and sent Aug. 27 to Regt.; no further records; supposed to have deserted while en route to regiment.  (SUBSTITUTE) Source #5

Source(s):

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

  2. History of Mont Vernon, NH (1907);  transcribed by Fred Kunchick

  3. The History of the Town of New London, N. H. 1779-1899 by Myra Lord. Transcribed by Don Davis

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

  5. History of the Town of Bristol, Vol 1. R. W. Musgrove, Bristol, NH 1904. Transcribed by Fred Kunchick

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


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