Worchester Military Record
Civil War 

By Holice and Debbie

MILITARY RECORD

The following is a list of the names of those who enlisted from this town during the late Rebellion , as compiled by Charles Wright, in 1865:

Orange Wright

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt. Oct. 1, 1861; pro to 1st lieut; in the following battles: Roanoke

Island, Newbern

2d Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Vicksburg, and Jackson; dis. Aug. 15, 1863; re-enl Aug. 25, 1864

Charles Wilsey

enl in Co. I, 121st Regt, July 30, 1862; in battles of 1st and 2d Fredericksburg, and Salem heights; wounded; dis may 6, 1864; re-enl Aug. 1, 1864

Lester Waterman

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt, Oct. 1, 1861; in battles of Roanoke Island, Newbern, 2d Bull Run, South Mountain, and Antietam; dis in 1865

D. Bates

enl in Co. I, 121st Regt, Aug. 15, 1862; in battles of Crampton Pass, Fredericksburg, Salem Chapel, Rappahannock Station, Fort Fisher, Wilderness, and Gettysburg; wounded; brevet Brigadier-general; dis with Regt.

Albert Westgarnor

enl in Co. H, 1st M. R., in Feb.. 1864

John D. Waterman

enl in the navy in 1864; served on the flag-ship "Malvern"; in battle of Fort Fisher; dis in June, 1865

William H. Leonard

enl in co. I, 51st Regt, Oct. 1, 1861; surgeon; in battles of Roanoke Island, 2d Bull Run, Chancellorsville, Kelly’s Ford, White Sulphur Springs, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Vicksburg, and Jackson; dis July 14, 1863

Lorenzo Hill

enl in Co. F, 1st M. R., Aug. 1, 1863

George Hill

enl in the 46th Regt, Aug. 27, 1864; in battles of front of Petersburg; dis June 30, 1865

Wm. H. Casper

enl in the 8th Ind. Bat, Aug. 23, 1864; dis June 30, 1865

George Cane

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt, Oct. 1, 1861; in battles of Roanoke Island and Newbern; wounded; dis and re-enlisted

Edgar H. Voorns

enl in Co. I, 152nd Regt, Aug. 23, 1862; dis July 13, 1865

Wm. J. Bruce

enl in Co. I, 121st Regt, Aug. 7, 1862; in battles of 1st and 2d Fredericksburg,

Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, and South Mountain; dis June 25, 1865

Orlando Bruce

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt, Oct. 1, 1861; in battles of Roanoke Island, Newbern, 2d Bull Run, Chantilly, and South Mountain; wounded; dis Jan. 1863

Harmon R. Bruce

enl in Co. G, 121st Regt, Aug. 1, 1862; in battles of 1st and 2d Fredericksburg; wounded

Charles Maguyre

enl in Co. I, 152nd Regt, Aug. 28, 1862; in battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, Deep bottom, Chapin’s Farm, Mine Run, and five Forks; dis in July, 1865

John O. Jaycox

enl in Co. I, 152nd Regt, July, 1862; in battles of Spottsylvania, Wilderness, and Salem Chapel; wounded, dis July 1, 1865

John P Wilsey

enl in Co. I, 121st Regt, Aug. 11, 1862; in battles of Salem Chapel; Wounded, dis July 3, 1865

Hiram S. Mereness

enl in Co. I, 152nd Regt, Sept. 24, 1862; dis July 6, 1865

Ransom R. Denoyelle

enl in the 5th L. Art., Aug. 3, 1864; dis July 6, 1965

John Tabor,

enl in Co. I, 51st. Regt, Oct, 1961; in battles of Roanoke Island, Newbern, Fredericksburg, 2nd Bull run, Chantilly, and Antietam; dis and re-enlisted; taken prisoner and confined in Salisbury Prison; died in 1865

Guilford Boom

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt, in Oct. 1961; died in Jan. 1862

Moses H. Caryl

enl in Co. I, 121st Regt, July 30m 1862; in battles of 1st and 2d Fredericksburg, Salem Heights, and Gettysburg; dis July 6, 1865

T. D. Youngs

enl in Co. I, 121st Regt, Aug. 7, 1862; in battles of Rappahannock Station and

Wilderness; taken prisoner; dis June 22, 1865

Samuel D. Powers

enl in Co. I, 121st Regt. Aug. 30, 1862; in battles of 2d Fredericksburg; killed at Fredericksburg, April 10, 1864

Eli H. Powers

enl in Co. I, 121st Regt, Aug. 29, 1862; in battles of 1st and 2d Fredericksburg; killed at Fredericksburg, April 10, 1864

Nelson R. Scripture

enl in Co. G, 134th Regt, Aug, 14, 1862; killed at Gettysburg

M. Rockefeller

enl in Co. I, 121st Regt, Aug. 11, 1862; dis in June, 1865

Palmer Diefendorph

enl in 3d Cav, Aug. 14, 1864; dis in June, 1865

John H. Groat

enl in the 3d Regt, Sept 16, 1863; in battles of Cold Harbor; dis June 9, 1865

Jerome M. Eamey

enl in the 61st Regt in Sept., 1861; in battle of Fair Oaks, wounded and died

Charles O. Waterman

enl in the 5th N Y Battery, Aug. 3, 1864; dis July 15, 1865

William Tenbreock

enl in the 144th Regt, Aug. 27, 1864; dis in June, 1865

A.Hallock

enl in the 144th Regt, Aug. 27, 1864; dis June 1, 1865

David R. Smith

enl in Co. I, 51st. Regt, Oct. 29, 1861; in battles of Roanoke Island, Newbern, 2d Bull Run, Centreville, and Gum Town; dis June 20, 1865

Sylvester Wilsey

enl in Co. I, Oct. 29, 1861; in battles of Roanoke Island and Newbern; dis

Sept. 15, 1862

James M. Smith

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt, Aug 1, 1861; in battles of Roanoke Island and Newbern; deserted

Morton D. Smith

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt, Oct. 1, 1861; in battles of Roanoke Island, and Newbern; deserted, and subsequently re-enlisted; dis in Oct. 1865

E. Cane

enl in the 61st Regt, July 15, 1864; in battles of Green Station, Hatcher’s Run, Petersburg; wounded; dis in June, 1865

Simeon Welch

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt, Nov. 1, 1861; dis Jan. 12, 1863

Sylvester Laps

enl in 7th Art. March 5, 1862; in Seven Days’ battle; dis Aug. 1865

William P. Griggs

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, in Sept., 1862; killed at Hatcher’s Run

Isaac Atkins

enl in the navy, served on the flag-ship "Malvern" Aug. 1864, dis in June, 1865

William S. Quale

enl in Co. D, 152nd Regt, Sept. 25, 1862; dis July 3, 1865

M. Foland

enl in Co. F, 5th Regt, Dec. 10, 1861; dis Jan. 3, 1865

Alfred Groll

enl in Co. H, 91st Regt, Jan. 1, 1864; dis July 3, 1865

Alford Foland

enl in Co. H, 76th Regt, Jan. 6, 1862; dis July. 5, 1864; re-enl as a veteran; dis in 1865

Marion Miller

enl in 5th N Y L. Art. Aug. 3, 1864; dis July 6, 1865

Jeremiah Smith

enl in Co. I 51st Regt, Oct. 1, 1861; re-enl Dec. 1. July 25, 1865

William Van Patton

enl in Co. H, 31st Regt, Dec. 1, 1961; dis June 4, 1863

Nelson Clark

enl in the 144th Regt, Aug. 1, 1864; dis June, 1865

Jerry Goodrich

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, July 28, 1862; dis Dec. 27, 1862

Chas. P. Childs,

enl in co. I, 51st Regt, Sept. 28, 1861; in battles of Roanoke Island, Newbern 2d Bull Run, Chantilly, South Mountain, and Antietam; dis Jan. 27, 1863

Hamilton Rider

enl in Co. C, 90th Regt, Sept. 12, 1864; dis June 3, 1865

John R. Griggs

enl in Co. H, 76th Regt, Oct. 24, 18861; dis July 19, 1865

Humphrey Beamer

enl in co. H, 8th Ind. Battery, Aug. 28, 1864; dis July 19, 1865

George Persons

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 9, 1961; in battle of Chancellorsville; wounded and taken prisoner; dis in Oct. 1863

E. M. Persons

, enl in Co. K, 152nd Regt, in Sept. 1861; died in Jan. 1863

H. H. Butler

enl in the navy, Aug. 20, 1864; served on the flag-ship "Malvern"’ dis June 12, 1865

Silas Waterman

enl in Co. I 121st Regt,; in battles of South Mountain and Fredericksburg;

killed on picket during Grant’s last campaign

Michael Kelfe

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt,; in battles of Roanoke Island, Newbern, 2d Bull Run, Chantilly, South Mountain; killed in charge at Antietam, Sept. 17. 1863

Alfred Ferris

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt,; in battles of Roanoke Island, Newbern, 2d Bull Run, Chantilly, South Mountain, Antietam, and Fredericksburg

John Whelton

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt; in battles of Roanoke Island and Newbern; died at Falmouth Station

James Lester

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt,; in battles of Roanoke Island, Newbern, 2d Bull Run, Chantilly, and South Mountain

Charles H. Herrington

enl in Co. I, 51st Regt, Oct. 1, 1861; in battle of Roanoke Island; wounded; dis in 1862; re-enl in Aug. 1864; dis in 1865

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

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