CIVIL WAR VETERANS
These pages are dedicated to
the men from Columbia County, New York who served in The Civil War. It
is their stories, letters, and histories which will be presented here.
If you have
any letters, biographies, pictures you would like to add, please email me,
Susan Stalker Mulvey.
POUCHER, Age - 20; Height 5' 4 3/4 "; Complexion -Light; Eyes- Hazel;
Hair- Dark; Born- Claverack, Columbia, NY (1842); Occupation - Farmer.
He was enlisted Aug 11, 1862, at Claverack by Edward Gifford for a term
of three years. He was enrolled in Company A, 128th Reg't., N.Y.
Infantry. He was instantly killed on the day of the Assault of Port
Huron, LA. May 27, 1863. Place of Burial unknown. ( Myron was one of
eight children of Daniel Poucher, and Hanna Unknown Poucher . Father
Daniel Poucher born 14 Jan 1805, Claverack # 4095 bap 3-3-1805, and
mother Hanna born abt. 1807.) The wife Hanna and her other Children in
Daniel Pouchers family are dispersed to several local families in
Claverack , evident in 1860 Federal Census.
Kenneth P. Poucher