Cherry Valley, Otsego, NY

Cherry Valley in the War of the Rebellion, Part III

By Holice and Debbie

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Cherry Valley in the War of the Rebellion, Part III

The following is a list of those who enlisted in the war of the Rebellion from this town, taken from the record compiled by Stephen Waldron in 1865:
George N. Drake, enl. in Co. G, 121st. Regt, 1863: killed at Spottsylvania.
John H. Bush, enl. in Co. F, 2d Regt., Aug. 1, 1861; died July 15 1864.
Chas. E. Hodge enl. in Co. B, 96th Regt, Aug. 7, 1862; killed in Spottsylvania, May 10, 1864.
Edward L. Clyde enl. in Co. D, 60th Regt. Aug. 9, 1864; in battle of Petersburg, etc.; dis. Aug. 4, 1865.
Oliver J. Peaslee enl. Co. G, 121st Regt. Aug. 12, 1862; wounded at Gettysburg; dis. Oct. 28, 1864.
Moran Lewis enl. in the 6th. Cav,. Sept. 26, 1861; sergt; pro. to adj; in Battles of Richmond, Gettysburg, Antietam, and Fredericksburg; dis. Sept. 1865.
L. A. Baker enl. in co. E, 121st Regt., July 23, 1862; dis. Jan. 20, 1865.
William Clark enl. in co. H 76th. Regt., Oct. 15, 1861; re-enl as veteran; In battles of Gainesville, second bull run, Gettysburg, and others.
Chas. Clark enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt., Oct. 27, 1861; dis. Oct. 27, 1864.
E. Bush enl. in co. B, 95th Regt., Aug. 21, 1863; in all battles from Wilderness to Lee's surrender; dis. July 19, 1865.
Chas. M. Bush enl. in the 192nd Regt., April 3, 1865; dis. May 4, 1865.
Amos Bush enl. in Co. D, 6th Regt., March, 1865; dis. July 2, 1865.
DeLos S. Peaslee enl. in 192nd. Regt., April 1865 (not mustered); dis. May 4, 1865.
Chas. H. Lewis enl. in Co. K, 22d Regt., March 3, 1864; dis. June 22, 1865.
Harvey W. Hanver enl. in co. G, 121st Regt., Aug. 4, 1862; in battles of Gettysburg, before Richmond, and others; dis. June 13, 1865.
Samuel L. Beardsley enl. in the 66th Regt., Feb. 6, 1862; in battles of Fair Oaks, before Richmond, and others; dis. Aug. 9 1865.
Alfred Foland enl. in Co. H, 76th. Regt; Jan. 6, 1862; pro. To sergt; in all Battles of the 70th. Regt;; dis. And re-enlisted.
William Stevens enl. in Co. H, 76th. Regt, April 3, 1864; in battles of Gainsville, second Bull Run, and Gettysburg; captured and sent to Andersonville; exchanged.
E. Walradt enl. in Co. G, 121st. Regt; Aug. 10, 1862; in battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville; taken prisoner; dis. July 4, 186
Joseph Hubbard enl. in Co. C., 6th H. Art, Aug. 29, 1864; dis. June 28, 1865.
John F. Hubbard enl. in the H. Art., Aug. 29, 1864; dis. June 29, 1865.
Adolphus Hubbard enl. in the 6th Cav. Aug. 16, 1861; in Sevens Days' Battle, second Bull Run, South Mountain; prisoner Nov. 8, 1863; dis. June 23, 1865.
Norman Herchman enl. in co. G, 121st. Regt.,; Aug. 15, 1862; pro. to sergt-major; dis July 14, 1865; in battles of Fredericksburg, Salem Heights, and Wilderness.
Salmon Drake enl. in Co. C, 4th. Art. Aug. 29, 1865; died Feb. 1865; so says the record, evidently a mistake.
Gilbert W. Tabor enl in Co. D, 6th Cav., Aug. 14, 1861; in battles of Wilderness, Seven Days' fight, Lee's Surrender; taken prisoner,paroled, re-enlisted; dis. June 27, 1865.
Amos L. Swan capt., enl. in Co. H, 65th Regt, Oct. 14, 1861, battles of ???, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, etc.; wounded and discharged.
Edwin J. Swan capt, enl in the 76th Regt, Oct. 18m 1861, in battles of Gettysburg; wounded and taken prisoner at the Wilderness; exchanged and discharged.
James Clyde capt, enl. in Co. C, 44th Regt, dis. In 1862, re-enlisted in Co G, 121st Regt; pro. To capt; in battles of South Mountain and Wilderness, taken prisoner; exchanged; dis March 12, 1865.
J. A. Leaning enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 17, 1861; died June 1, 1862.
Albert Gross enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 15, 1861; was in twenty-eight engagements and not wounded.
John S. Fern, enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, March 5, 1861; dis. In 1863.
A. Hollack enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 24, 1861; dis. In 1863.
John F. Stevens enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 11, 1861; was in twenty-seven engagements.
James George enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 4, 18161; dis Jan. 1, 1864; re-enlisted; was in all the battles of the 26th Regt.
Barney Pheness sargt, enl. in Co. D, 76th Regt, Oct. 11, 1861' pro. to ?, killed at Waldon R. R., Aug. 10, 1864.
James Krake enl. in Co. H, 44th Regt, in Oct. 1862; killed in the Wilderness.
Samuel Ledbarn enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt. Oct. 11, 1864; wounded at South Mountain; discharged.
William Crafts enl. in Co. C, 44th Regt,; suddenly killed.
L. Bush sergt, enl. in Co. D, 6th Cav., Aug. 9, 1961; dis and re-enlisted; in battles of Petersburg, Chancellorsville, etc., dis June 26, 1865.
Frederick Wilson enl in Co. D, 6th Cav, in Aug. 1863.
Jack McDonald enl in Co. E, 6th Cav, Oct. 5, 1861, re-enl.; in battles of Gettysburg, and Chancellorsville; taken prisoner, and paroled; dis. June 17, 1865.
Seth Platner enl in a battery, Aug. 16, 1864; at Lee's surrender, dis. June 15, 1865.
James Thompson enl. in Co. G, 121st. Regt. Aug, 21, 1864; in battles of ? Hill, Hatcher's Run, Petersburg, etc; dis. June 28, 1865.
J. M. Hand enl. in Co. D, 6th Cav, Aug. 26, 1864; in battles of ?, Cedar Creek, etc., dis. in 1864.
Edward Wilkin enl. in Co. E, 44th Regt, Sept. 14, 1861; was in many battles; transf to Battery.
Joseph B. Horr enl. in Co. G, 121 Regt. Aug. 7, 1862; died of wounds received May 3, 1863.
Henry S. Horr enl. in co. H, 76th Regt, Sept. 21, 1861, dis. July 23, 1862.
Henry Leaning enl. in Co. K, 57th Regt., March 29, 1864; in battles of Wilderness and Cold Harbor, dis. July 21, 1865.
John Storry enl. in Co. G, 121st, Sept. 1, 1864; in battles of Cedar Creek and Hatcher's Run; corp; dis. July 6, 1865.
Henry C. Platner enl. in Co. M, 3d Bat., Oct. 25, 1861; dis. Nov. 15, 1862.
Edward Welken enl. in Co. K, 44th Regt, Sept. 16, 1861; was in many battles.
Robt. Storry enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 11, 1861; prom. To capt; mortally wounded at Gettysburg.
Solomon Horr enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 22, 1861; in about thirty battles; re-enl and dis.
John Mills enl in Co. H, 76th Regt, Dec. 10, 1861; dis in 1863.
John Horr enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 16, 1861; was wounded at the Wilderness and trans to Invalid Corps.
Allen Thompson enl in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 14, 1861; dis April 1862.
Geo. Snow enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 18, 1861; wounded at Gainsville; dis Aug. 28, 1862.
A. Campbell enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt. Oct. 18, 1861; wounded.
Ervin Baker enl. in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 15, 1861; sergt; wounded in three different battles.
Jay Bronson enl. in Co. H 76th Regt, Oct. 14, 1861; re-enlisted.
Lewis Belknap enl. in Co. H 76th Regt, Nov. 30, 1861; re-enlisted.
Wm. Sterns enl in Co. h, 76th Regt, in 1861; died in 1861.
Edward Wales enl. in Co. G, 121st Regt, Aug. 4, 1862; killed at the Wilderness.
James More enl. in Co. D, 6th Cav. Nov. 1, 1861; re-enl.; in many battles, drowned July 10, 1865.
Delos Head enl. in Co. D 6th Cav. Aug. 29, 1864; in battles of Cedar Creek, and Newtown; dis. June 9, 1865.
John A. Head enl. in Co. D, 6th Cav, Aug. 29, 1864; wounded at Cedar Creek, dis. June 9, 1965.
David D. Davidson enl. in Co. G, 121st Regt, Aug. 16, 1862; dis in 1863.
John Beaumont enl. in Co. A, 5th Cav, May 4, 1862; supposed to have been killed at battle of William's Ford in July 1863.
Philip Wales enl. in Co. H, 12th Regt, Dec. 20, 1861; dis in 1863.
J. Cretenden enl. in Co. G, 121st Regt, Aug. 7, 1862; dis. In 1863.
L. Thompson enl. in Co. D, 6th Cav, Aug. 29, 1864; in battles of Cedar Creek and Newtown, dis. June 9, 1865.
W. J. Hamilton enl. in Co. K, 6th Regt, Sept. 1, 1861; q. m. sergt; in battles of Cedar Creek and Chanscellorsville, dis. Aug. 21, 1865
Jacob Hardendorff enl. in Co. D. 6th Cav, Aug. 24, 1861; re-enl; killed at Port Royal.
J. Hubbard enl in Co. D, 6th Cav, Aug. 15, 1861; in battles of Fair Oaks, Yorktown, and Smith's Field; re-enl.; q.m. sergt.
Augustus Hubbard enl. in Co. D, 6th Cav, Aug. 16, 1861; accidentally lost leg.

*The History of Otsego, NY, by Duane Hamilton Hurd, 1878

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