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George T.,

m. 16 Sept., 1861, Co. B, 26th
Inf. ; promoted Lt., 7 Sept.,
1863, 98th U. S. C. T. ; dis-
missed as 1st Lt., 98th U. S.
C. T., 18 Mar., 1865,

b. Danvers, 1 May, 1840; son of
Josiah (b. Shapleigh, Me., 29Sept.,
L814) and Mehitable ( Hutchinson,
b. Danvers. 18 Jan., 1819) Welch.

John Q.,

m. 22 Aug , 1864, Co. A, 4th
H. A. ; dis. 17 June, 1865, ex.
term.



( Welch Continued.)
b. Shapleigh, Me., aet. 22 at enl.;
died in Lynn: m. Janette Murphy.
Ch. : Son, b. 9 Dec.. 1859. Carrie
Emma, b. 4 June, 1862. Myra Belle.
b. 25 Sept., 1864. Dan., b. 27 Oct ,
1866. < has. W.. b. 25 May, 1869.
Mabel Etta, b. 12 Nov., 1871. Ernesl
Linwood, b. 19 Dec. 1874.

WELLS.
Charles F.,
m. 21 Oct., 1861, Co. C, 17th
Inf., credited to Cambridge;
dis. 18 Feb., 1864, to reenlist ;
corp. ( 'o. B, 1 Apr., 1865 : dis.
11 July. 1865, ex. term.

1>. Danvers, 14 Sept., 1*41: son of
Moses ill. Shapleigh, Me.. i'2 .Inly.
1821) and Clarissa (Ricker, b. San-
ford, Me.. H Feb., l^ii) Wells: m. 28
Jan.. 1867, Sarah J., dan. of Charles
and Martha A. (Edgerly, b. o July,
1847, Dover, X. 11.) 'Field. Ch. :
(.'has. L., 1>. 2 Feb., L867. Frank
Lester, b. 6 Jan., 1873. 'William, b.
(i Ahl;'.. 1875. Ralph Hudson. 1>. 31
Oct., 1879.
Lives in Danvers.

Edwin G.,

m. 21 Oct., 1861. ('.). C, 17th
Inf. ; dis. 20 Oct., 1864, ex.
term.

b. Watertown, 19 Nov., 1S44: d.
Greenlield: son of Nathan and

Marion Wells.

John F.,

m. 22 July, 1861, Co. C, 17th
Inf. ; dis. 1 Jan., 1864, to re-
enlist ; sergt. Co. B, 4 Mar.,
1865 ; dis. 11 July, 1865, ex.
term.

JEt. 2i at enl.: d. in Georgetown
about 1870; brother of Xailfl K.
Wells, q. v.; m. Lizzie Dale, of
Georgetown, ch : Grace. Francis.

Nathaniel K.,

m. 18 Mar., 1862, Co. M, 1st

H. A., corp.: dis. 17 Sept.,

1864, died at Washington.

h. Boxford, 1839; son of John and
Elizb. (Townes) Wells; m. 2 Jan..
I860, Mary J., dan. of Edw. and
Sarah Whittcn, widow of Abram
Welch, b. Springvale, Me.. 1887.
Ch.: John Henrv. b. IS Oct.. I860.



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REBELLION RECORD,



WENT WORTH.
Fred A.,

m. 22 Dec, 1863, Co. K, 2d
H. A., sergt. ; (lis. 27 July,
1865, ex. term.

b. Rumney, 1ST. H., 1S39; son of John
L. and Louisa Wentworth; m. 31

May, 1865, Martha Ella, dau. of
Joseph (jr. 1). Dameis, 22 Mar.
1812) and Eliza Ann (Jackson, b.
Charlestown, IT Sept., 1818) Griffin.

WESCOTT.
John,

m. 5 July, 1861, Co. I, 1st H.
A. ; dis. 8 July, 1861, ex. term;
taken prisoner at Smithfielel,
Va., by Confederate cavalry,
14 June, 1863 ; confined in
Libby Prison, 18 to 24 June,
1863 ; then in Belle Isle, till
July, 16, 1863. Paroled pris-
oner of war, 22 June, 1864.

b. Chester, N. H., 30 Jan., 1835; son
of Joseph (of Chester, N. H.j and
Hannah (Hall of Plymouth) Wes-
cott; m. 1855, Mehitable P., dau. of
Caleb (1). 13 Mar., 1809) and Mehit-
able Felton (Proctor Russell, b.
Danvers, 27 Sept., 1814). Ch.:
Martha Evaline. b. 28 Sept., 1855.
Asenath Proctor, b. 14 Feb.. 1858.
Ellen Marion, b. I860. John Put-
nam, b. 1865. Annie Gertrude, b.
1868. Clarence Hermon. b. 1870.
M. 2d, 1872, Sarah W. Trask, of
Peabody.

Taken prisoner 22 June, 1864, in
company with N. P. Fish, of Dan-
vers, and carried to Libby Prison;
thence to Danville, N. C, near
which place they escaped and after
an exciting tramp through a hostile
country, upon one occasion a con-
federate officer was tricked into
permitting the two federals to draw-
rations, finally reached friends in
W. Va., and transportati on home to
Danvers.
Now resides in Lynn.

WEST.
Matthew C,
m. 28 Sept., 1861, Co. A, 23d
Inf. ; wounded 8 Feb., 1862 ;
dis. 22 Oct., 1862, disability.



WHIPPLE.
John F.,

m. 20 Feb., 1862, Co. L, 1st
H. A. ; creel, to Roxbury ; dis.
20 Feb., 1864 to reenlist ; m.
22 Feb., 1864; wounded 16
June, 1864, in left thigh ; lost
right arm by premature dis-
charge of a cannon at Worces-
ter, Mass., 10 Apr., 1865.
Confined in City Point Hos-
pital, also at lleadville and
Worcester, Mass. ; elis. 3 July,
1865, disability.

b. Ipswich, 20 Aug., 1842; son of
Daniel and Adeline (Stone) Whip-
ple; m. 17 June, 1871, Cornelia E.,
dau. of John and Rebecca (Stanley)
Hood, b. Danvers. Ch.: Guy Al.,
b. 12 June, ls>70.

Now a resident of Danvers. Cred-
ited to Ipswich and Roxbury.

WHITEHOUSE.
Joseph G.,

m. 22 Aug., 1863, Co. D, 2d
H. A. ; elis. 3 Sept., 1865, ex.
term.

b. Brookfield, X. H., 1833; d. Dan-
vers, 14 Sept.. 1892; son of David H.
and Mary Ann White house; m. 1856,
Venora C. Frost (b. Bridgton, Me.).
Ch.: Loretta M., b. 13 Dec. 1862.

Jonathan,

m. 19 Aug., 1862, Co. F, 35th
Inf. ; elis. 21 Apr., 1864, trans,
unattached company, V. R.
C. ; dis. 26 June, 1865.

1). Yarmouth, N. S., 1841, d. Dan-
vers, 11 Aug., 1872; son of William
and Ann Crowell; m 30 Nov.. 1861,
Mehitable, b. Nova Scotia, dau. of
Thos. and Ann (Shaw) Pearce.

WHITTIER,
James F. (L.) (T.),

m. 5 July, 1861, Co. 1, 1st H.
A. ; elis. 8 July, 1864, ex.
term.

b. Farmington, N. H., 1842; son of
Osgood and Catherine Whittier; m.
14 Mar., 1865, Mary E., b. 4 Mar.,
1847, dau. of Thos. (b. 10 Jan., 1826,



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65



( Whittier Continued. )

at Taimvorth, N. H.), and Lydia
(Tyler, b. 4 Feb., 1826 at Benton.
Vt.) Ch.: Lydia Ida, b. 12 May,
1869.

WHITNEY.
George T.,
m. 19 Aug., 1862, Co. F, 35th
Inf. ; dis. 12 Mar., 1865 ; died
Annapolis, Md., of disease.
Mi. 27 at enl.

WIGGIN.

George Abbott,

m. 6 Mar., 1865; Co. D, 62d
Inf. ; dis. 5 May, 1865, ex.
term. Credited to Danvers.

b. 1848; d. Danvers. 8 Aug., 1893;
son of Henry below; m. 11 Dec.,
186S, Martha' A., dan. of Peter and
Sarah (Munsey) Roberts. 1). Man-
chester, 1846.

Henry R.,

m. 22 July, 1861, Co. C, 17th
Inf. ; dis. 16 Jan., 1863, disa-
bility.

b. Salem. Oct., 1816; son of Chase
and Susan (Trickey) Wiggin, of Sa-
lem: d. Danvers. 10 Aug.. 1880; m. l.">
Oct., 1845, Sarah Ann Norton. Ch. :
John Henry, b. 21 July, 1846. Ceo.
Abbott, b. 29 Mar.. 1848. Samuel,
Warren. William. Abbie. Henri-
etta. Sarah. Sarah Ann, b. 27 Dec.
1858. He m. 2d, 12 May, 1859,' Mrs.
Mary Brown, dan. of Jeremiah
and Abby (Low) Brown, b. Alfred.
Me. Ch. :ason, b. 21 Dec, 1863; m.
3d, Harriet, dau. of Abraham and
Hannah Mayhew, b. Haverhill, X.
H. Ch.: Clarence, b. 7 Feb., ISC').

John H.,

m. 1 Oct., 1862, Co. C, 8th
Inf. ; ra. 2d Unattached Co.
H. A.

b. Danvers, 21 July, 1845; son of
Henry, above; m. 1st, Mary Jane.
dau. of Samuel and Mary Wilson;
m. 2d, Mary E., dau. of Thos. and
Marg't Haskell. Ch.: by 1st m. ;



(Wiggin Continued.)

Nathan, b. 1868. Mary, b. 1870.
Bv 2d m. : Sherman B. Lewis L.
Harry W. Sarah N. Elizabeth
Lorena. Lives in Danvers.

Joseph F.,

m. 22 July, 1861, Co. C, 17th
Inf. ; dis. 11 Mar., 1863, disa-
bility.

b. Salem, isi>4; d. Danvers, 9 Feb..
1869; m. Mary A. Asliby. Ch.:
Clara Elizb., b. 21 Oct., 1854. Hat-
fcie A., b. Salem. Brother of Henry
Wiggin.

Oliver P.,

m. 19 Aug., 1862, Co. F, 35th
Inf. ; dis. 31 Jan., 1863, disa-
bility. Mi. 21 at enl.

WILEY.
Benj. F.,

m. 29 Aug., 1864, Co. G, 3d
H. A.; dis. 14 June, 1865, ex.
term ; credited to Townsend.

Mt. 21 at enl. ; b. Danvers Centre;
Lives in Lynn. Brother of John U.
Wiley.

John U..

m. 2 Mar., 1864, U. S. engi-
neer corps ; dis. 2 Mar , 1867,
ex. terra.

b. Lynnheld, 1845: son of Benjamin
and Elvira (Upton) Wiley; m. S
Nov., 1872, Mary P. (b. 'Danvers,
L852) dau. of Eben'r and Emily
(Sullivan) Coodale. Ch. : Florence
May, b. Danvers. 29 Jan., 1875.
Lives in Danvers.

WILSON.

Artemas,

m. 14 Feb., 1862, Co. D, 17th
Inf. ; dis. 13 Feb., 1865, disa-
bilit}'.

b. Greenfield, N. H., Aug., 1816 (set.
'•43" at enl.); d. there 24 Jan.,
1889; m. 28 Nov., 18:59, Mary Ann
AVilkinson, b. Carlisle, 1 Jan., 1820.
Ch. : Frances Ann, b. Greenfield,
N. H., 2i Dec, 1840. Mary Ann, b.
Greenfield, 24 Sept., 1842. George,
b. Hancock, 8 Oct., 1844. Douglas,
R., b. Greenfield, 23 July. 1846.



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REBELLION RECORD,



(Wilson Continued.)

Win. Henry, b. Lowell, 10 July,
189L Rathburn Elijah, b. Danvers,
8 June, 1851. John Moore, b. 13
Mar., 1854. Joseph Clinton, b. 29
May, 1861.

Douglass R.,

m. 22 Aug., 1864, Co. A, 4th
H. A."; dis. 17 June, 1865, ex.
term.

b. Bennington, N. H., 1821; d. Dan-
vers. 30 June, 1891 ; son of Elijah
and Sally (Rogers) Wilson; m. El-
len W. Moor. Ch.: Albert R., b.
6 Aug., 1855. David A., b. 16 July,
1857. Charles Francis and John
Robinson, twins, b. 2 Feb., 1860.
Geo. Edw., b. 12 July, 1868.
Was in the Mexican war.

Douglas R., 2d,

m. 1 Oct., 1862, Co. K, 8th
Inf. ; dis. 7 Aug., 1863, ex.
term ; m. 20 Nov., 1863, Co.
H, 3d H. A.; dis. 18 Sept.,
1865, ex. term.

b. 23 July, 1846, at Greenfield, N.
H. ; d. Soldiers' Home, Chelsea.
29 Jan., 1894; son of Artemas (b.
Greenfield. Aug., 1816) and Mary
Ann (Wilkinson, b. 1 Jan., 1826, at
Carlisle) Wilson; m. 27 Nov.,
1890, Anzella B. Gray, dau. James
and Eliza Richard Son of Guysbor-
ough, N. s.

George A.,
m. 6 Oct., 1861, Co. G, 17th
Inf. ; dis. 7 Oct., 1864. ex.
term.

Mt. 27 at enl ; died 25 June, 1882.

George C,
m. 22 July, 1861, Co. C, 17th
Inf. ; dis. 4 Jan., 1864, to re-
enlist ; dis. 11 July, 1865, ex.
term, from Co. B, as musician.

b. Hancock, N". H., 8 Oct., 1844; d.
Detroit; son of Artemas (b. Green-
field, IS 16) and Mary Ann (Wilkin-
son, l». Carlisle, I Jan.. 1320) Wilson.



WITHEY.
John,

m. 22 Aug., 1862, Co. B, 40th
Inf., corp. ; dis. 11 July,
1864, died at home.

b. Lynn, 1 Sept., 1814 (set. "44" at
enl.)'; son of John (b. N. H.,) and
Sally (Ingalls, b. Lynn) Withey; m.
Sally Bovnton. Ch. : John P., b.
Lynn, 1846. Geo. S., b. 1858. Ellen
H., b. 1852. Samuel P., b. Lynn, 1846.

John P.,

m. 17 July, 1861, Co. D, 1st H.
A., sergt. ; dis. 18 Dec, 1863,
to reenlist; dis. 23 June, 1865,
disability.

b. Lynn, 1843 ; son of John and Sally

(Boynton) Withey; m. 20 Sept.,

1866, Louisa (b. York, Me.), dau. of

Joseph and Clarissa ( Littlefield)

Grover. Ch. : Albert, b. 2 Mar..

1871.

Lives in Danversport.

Richard B.,

m. 1 Nov., 1861, Co. K, 23d
Inf. ; dis. 13 Oct., 1864, ex.
term.

b. M'h'd, 21 July, 1836; son of John
(b. Lynn) and Sally (Boynton, b.
Salem) Withey; m. 1860, Ann B.,
dau. of Benj.' G. and Susan W.
Chaplin, b. Danvers. Ch. : Clara
A., b. 31 Oct., 1860. Mary E. Benj.
F., b. 13 Aug., 1867. L. F., b. is
Nov., 1868. E. B. R. Arthur.
Resides in Danversport.

Samuel P.,
' m. 22 Aug., 1862, Co. B, 40th
Inf., musician : dis. 16 June,
1865, ex. term.

b. Lynn, 1846; son of John above;
m. 9 May, 1876, Annie M., dau. of
Thos. and Mary (Lord) Walsh, b.
Peabody.

WOOD.

Joseph,

m. 19 Aug., 1862, Co. F, 35th
Inf. ; dis. 17 Sept., 1862, killed
at Antietam, Md., Mt. 24 at
enl.



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67



WOODBURY.

Albert

m. 20 Nov., 1863, Co. II, 3d
H. A.; dis. 3 Oct., 1804, disa-
bility.

b. Danvers, 21 Feb., 1836; died Dan
vers; son of Hezekiab (b. G-louces-
ter, 12 Feb., 1807) and Eliza (Averill,
I). 2 May, 1805, at Ulna. Me.) Wood-
bury; in. 21 Nov.. 1861, Hannah E.,
b. Yarmouth, \. S., L840, dau. <>i
Allen and Ellen (Tedford) Bent.
Ch. : Eliza Ellen, b. 23 Dec. 1862.
Sadia A., b. 3 Aug., 1867. Mabel,
b. 17 Jan., 1871. Althea, b. 17 Jan..
1873.

WOODMAN.
George,

m. 22 Aug., 1802, Co. B, 40th
Inf. ; dis. 1 June, 1804, killed
at Cold Harbor, Va.

b. X. 8.. 1827; son of Robert and
Leah Woodman; m. .'50 Apr., 1854,
Helen M., dau. of Hewit and Lydia
Burckstead, b. Beverly.

Frederick A.,

ra. 5 July, 1801, Co. D, 1st
H. A. ; dis. 8 July, 1804, ex.
term ; credited to Methueu.

b. Danvers, 5 Apr., 1832; died Dan-
vers, 12 Feb.. 1877; son of Daniel (b.
Acton, Me., 13 Jan., 1800) and Fanny
(Friend, b. Beverly, 22 May, 1804)
Woodman; in. 27 May, 1866, Mira
Green, b. England, dau. of Win. and
Jane (Tibbetts) Green. Ch. : Wm.
A., b. 2 Nov., 1867.



WOODWARD.

Carleton,

m. 5 July, 181)1, Co. 1, 1st H.
A.; dis. 14 Dec, 1863, de-
serted. .Et. 21 at enl.

WRIGHT.
Frederick,

m. 22 July, 1861, Co. C, 27th
Inf.; dis] 9 Dec, 1861, disa-
bility ; m. 15 July, 1804, Co.
I. 6th Inf. ; dis. 27 Oct.,
1864, ex. term. Entered V.
R. C.

b. England, 1832; son of John and
Martha (Brunt) Wright; m. lit Apr.,
1863, Mrs. Eliza I). Wardwell, dau.
of Tlios. and Elizabeth (Dougherty!
b. Ireland. 1822.

William A.,

m. 27 Nov., 1801, Reed's
Rangers, sergt. ; dis. 2 Jan.,
1805, ex. term ; credited to
Marblehead ; aat. 28 at enl.

YOUNG.
Charles A.,

m. 22 Aug., 1802, Co. B,40th
Inf. ; dis. 1 June, 1804, killed
at Cold Harbor, Va.

b. Danvers, 26 July, 1843; son of
Benj. (b. Sanford, Me., 19 Nov.,
1810) and Fanny C. (Hobbs, b. 10
June, 1819, at Sanford. Me.) Young.



NAVAL SERVICE.



ANDERSON.

James,

enl. on the Cumberland and
was on board her when she
was sunk by the Merri-
mack. Born about 1837, lives
in Lowell.

BANKS.
John W.,

enl. on S. S. Keystone States ;
boatswain ; was wounded in
foot. Lives in Danversport.

BATCHELDER.

George G.,

enl. 20 Aug., 1861; dis. 5
Dec., 1862, from Potomac
flotilla as paymaster's steward
and appointed acting master's
mate ; revoked 29 Aug., 1864.
Credited to Boston ; born in
Danvers, 1842.

BATSON.

Horace M.,

enl. at Boston as landsman,
U.S. Gunboat Whitehead, m.
13 Aug., 1862 for one year :
dis. 15 Aug., 1863, ex. term.
Credited to Boston, Ward 11.
Also served on the Hetzel.

b. Newcastle, N. H., 4 Nov., 1840;
son of Nathaniel and Mary Olive
(Locke) Batson of Newcastle; m. 3
July, 1SG7, Ellen Louise Tarleton.
Ch.: Walter V., b. 20 July, 1872;
Arthur D., b. 30 Nov., 1874; Roland,
b. 1 July. 18S4. Lives in Danvers.



BLAKE.

John Albert,

enl. at Boston, 14 July, 1863,
as landsman, for one year ;
dis. 8 July, 1864. Served on
New Ironsides. Credited to
Danvers.

b. Danvers, 1843; m. Abigail Hyde.
Lives in Lexington. Past Com-
mander Post 90.

BRIDGES.
John H.,

enl. for three years, at New
Bedford, 14 Sept., 1861 ; died
on the Oreo, 9 July, 1862.
Served on the Brandy wine.
Born Danversport, 1840.
Credited to Boston.

CAIRD.

Alexander,

enl. at Boston, as landsman,
16 Feb., 1864, for one year.
Credited to Boston. Served
on the Massasoit. Dis. from
the Dunbarton, 15 Feb., 1865.
Born in Danvers, 1843.
See also Military service.

William, junior,
enl. at Boston, as landsman,
11 July, 1863, for one year.
Credited to Danvers. Served
on the Housatonic, Potapsco,
Vermont. Dis. 25 Aug.,
1864. On board Housatonic
when rammed in Charleston
harbor.

h. Danvers, 1842; lives in Chicago.
Brother of Alexander Caird.



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69



CAMERON.
John,

enl. at Philadelphia, 2 Aug..
1864; dis. from U. S. receiv-
ing ship North Carolina. 6
May, 1865.

1). Glasgow, Scotland, 2 Mar.. 1847;
d. in Danvers, Dec, 1870; mini.;
son of John and Isabel Cameron.
Resident of Danvers at time <>f enl.

CLYDE.
James,

enl. at Boston, as seaman, 22
May, 1862, for three years.
Cred. to Milford. Born in
Danvers, 1831. Served on
Vermont.

COFFIN.

Enoch,

enl. at Philadelphia, as ordi-
nary seaman, 2 May, 1864,
balance of term of service in
the army (i. e., 2 years, 7 mos.,
24 days). Served on the
Princeton ; dis. from the Sar-
atoga, 7 July, 1865. See Mil-
itary service.

CROCKER.

Nelson,

enl. at Boston, 8 July, 1862,
as 2d class fireman. Served
on R. R. Cuyler. Credited
to Boston. Born in Danvers,
1838. Dropped 8 May, 1864.

CUNNINGHAM.
William H.,

enl. at Boston, 15 Jan., 1862,
for three years. Served on
Vermont, Pawnee ; dis. from
Princeton, 23 Jan., 1865.
Credited to Boston. Born
Danvers, 1841.

FISHER.
Franklin W.,

enl. at Boston, 13 Aug., 1862,
for one year. Served on
Whitehead ; dis. 21 Aug.,



(Fisher Continued.)
1863. Cred. Danvers, born
there, 1842.
Lives at Danvers ( lentre.

FITZGERALD.

Florence,
enl. at Boston, as 1st class
cabin-boy, 23 Aug., 1861. for
tbree years. Gemsbok.

Credited to Brookline ; born
in Danvers. Mt. 18 at enl.
Deserted at Baltimore, Md.,
8 June, 1862, from Gemsbok.

FOSTER.
George B.,

enl. at Boston. 12 .June, 1862,
as seaman : Genesee ; dis. 13
Sept., 1864, as chief quarter-
master and appointed acting
master's mate ; appointed act-
ing ensign, 15 Nov., 1864 ;
dis. as acting ensign, 3 Oct.,
1865. Credited to Boston.
Born in Danvers, 1827.

FULLER.

Joseph J.,

enl. at Boston, as ordinary
seaman, 18 June, 1862 ; dis.
28 July, 1864 from Princeton.
Served also on Genessee.
Credited to Boston. Born
in Danvers, 1840.

Sen of Joseph Fuller; for family
connections see Military Service.
Lives in New London, Conn.

GROUT.
Edward B.,

enl. at Boston, 13 July, 1863,
for one year, as landsman, So.
Atlantic Squadron : dis. 8
.July, 1864, from New Iron-
sides. Cred. to Danvers : 1).
there, set. 21 at enl.

HAY WARD.
Charles A.,

enl. at Boston, 13 July, 1863,
for one year; dis. 8 July.



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REBELLION BECOKD,



(Hay ward Continued.)

1864 ; New Ironsides. Cred.

to Dan vers : born in Beverly,

1843.

HENDERSON.
David,

enl. at Boston as landsman, 5

Aug., 18(32, for one year : on

vessel. Ino ; dis. 12 Sept.,

1863. Credited to Cambridge.

Born Danvers, ret. 19 at enl.

KANHAM.
Henry,

enl. at Boston, 22 July, 1864,
for three years.
( redited to Danvers (substi-
tute). Born Sweden, set. 22
at enl.

KENT.
George W.,

enl. at Boston, as carpenter.

for three years, 15 Apr., 1861,

on Minnesota ; dis. as 2d class

fireman, 14 Dec, 1861, from

hospital at Washington, for

disability. Credited to Ash-

burnham. Born Danvers, set.

26 at enl.

LEAEOYD.
Lewis E.,

m. 13 Aug., 1862, U. S. Gun-
boat Whitehead ; dis. 21 Aug.,
1863, ex. term. Credited to
Danvers.

1>. Danvers. 21 July. 1843: son of
John A. (1). Boston, ' 11 June. 1808)
and Sarah (Silvester, b. Andover, 5
April, 1810); in. 11 Oct., 1866, Ade-
line F. Wefbdbury, dan. of Daniel
and Soplironia (Burnham) Wood-
bury. Ch.: Mabel W., b Danvers.
11 Dee.. 1870.
Lives in Tapleyville.

PARKER.
Benjamin P.,

enl. at Boston, 24 April. 1861,
for three years, as ordinary
seaman : dis. from Minnesota,
23 April, 1864. Credited to
Egremont ; born in Danvers :
set. 48 at enl.



PORTER.

"Warren,

Commissioned at Washington,
as acting ensign, 26 Oct.,
1863 : served on frigate Sa-
vannah. Magnolia, Honduras,
Nita, Sunflower. Commis-
sioned acting master, 8 Nov.,
1864, while at Key West ; dis.
at Washington, 26 Aug., 1865.
Appointed Commander of cap-
tured blockade runner Mata-
gorda, 10 Sept., 1864 ; also,
on 3 May, 1865, of U. S. S.
Nita ; 26 May, transferred to
command of the Admiral's
despatch Gunboat, cruising in
the Gulf, which he held till
close of war.
Credited to Danvers

b. 19 April, 1830. at Danvers: son
of Warren (b. Danvers) and Ann
(Welch, 1). Plaistow, X. H.) Porter:
married Sarah S. Ilolr. of North
Reading. Commander of Essex
Naval Veteran Assoc

PRAY.
John H.,

enl. at Provincetown, 6 Aug..
1862, as first class boy, for
one year. Served on Gems-
bok and Vanderbilt : dis. from
the latter, 31 Jan., 1864. No
credit. Born in Marblehead.
set. 18 at enl.
Ruel Benton,

m. 22 July, 1861, Co. C, 17th
Inf. : com. 2d Lt ., 21 Aug.,
1861. Provost marshal at
Baltimore, Sept., 1861 ; ap-
pointed on staff of 1st Bri-
gade, Col. Armory, at New-
berne, N. C. ; 1st Lt., 19 Dec,
1861 : resigned 9 Aug.. 1863,
disability ; m. U. S. Navy.
4 Mar., 1864, acting master's
mate : prom, acting ensign, 30
Apr., 1864, reported at N. Y.
U. S. ship Savannah, 4 Mar..
L864; confined in Norfolk



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Marine Hospital, Aug. and

Sept., 1864 ; dis. 9 June,

1865, close of war; served on

U.S. S. Savannah, Algonquin.

Young America, Wilderness,

Chicopee, Queen, Sarsacuss.

b. April 18, 1838, Salem; son of
Rue! and Mehitable (Kender)
Pray; m. 28 Oct., I860, ( aroline E.
Galloupe, dau. of Wm. and Sally
R. Galloupe, b. Topsfield, 1834.
Ch.: Charlotte Elizb., b. 21 May,

1861. Win. G., 1). 23 July, 1863.
claims tin' first man enlisted in
Danvers on the evening of 16 April.
1861.

Thomas J.,

enl. at Boston, 26 Aug., 1861

for one year ; dis. 15 May,

1862, as captain of fore-top,
and appointed 16 May, 1862,
acting master's mate. Re-
signed 29 June, 1864. Mt.
31 at enl., b. in Salem : credit
first to Swampscott, second to
Danvers. Served on Gemsbok.

PULSIFER.
Albert,

enl. at Boston, 21 Feb., 1865,

as seaman. Served on Mar-

bleliead, Marion, Towanda,

Santee, from the last named,

he was dis. 27 Feb., 1868.

Credited to * Williamstown,

Vt. ; born in Danvers, ret. 25

at enl.

REYNOLDS.
John,

enl. at Portsmouth, N. .11-
No record. Brother of Wm.
and James. Widow and son
Thos., live in Danvers. Lost
at sea.

SANFORD.
Alfonso,

enl. at Boston, 20 Aug., 1862.
for one year ; served on Mi-
ami ; dis. 6 Sept., 1863.
Credited to Danvers ; born in
Charlestown ; set. 23 at enl.



SCOTT.
James W.,

enl. at Boston, 30 May, 1861,
for four years, marine corps :
private : deserted from Ports-
mouth barracks, 24 Oct., 1861.
Credited to Boston ; bora in
Danvers ; set. 21 at enl.

SMART.
Ansel C,

enl. at Boston, as first class
boy. 22 May. 1863, vessel
( 'a i abridge ; dis. 21 May,
1864. Credited to Danvers :
born Burnstead, N. H.. get. 16
at enl.

SMITH.
Albert,

enl. at Boston, as second class
fireman, 16 July, 1863, one
year ; dis. 26 Aug., 1863,
claimed as a drafted man by
Provost Marshal. Credited
to Blackstone ; born Danvers,
set. 21 at enl.

SOUTHWICK.
William H.,

enl. at Boston, 31 May, 1861.
as seaman, for one year ; dis.
from Colorado, 30 June, 1862.
Credited to Boston ; born,
Danvers, ?et. 37 at enl.

TRASK.
Moses H.,

enl. at Boston, 23 Aug., 1861,
for one year, vessel Gemsbok,
deserted from Gemsbok, at
Portland, Me., 29 July, 1862.
Credited to Brookline ; born
in Danvers, set. 39 at enl.

VERY.
Albert,

enl, at Boston, 4 May, 1.H61,
as first class musician, for
three years ; dis. from Minne-
sota, 2 Apr., 1862. Credited
to Danvers, born there, aat. 25
at enl.



Men Credited to Danvers from Naval Enlistments.

Not natives or residents of Danvers.

Benson, Benjamin, enl. 23 Oct., 1863; dis. 22 Oct., 186G. Born in
Sweden.

Bradley, Thomas, enl. 16 Jan., 1861. Born in Boston. (He was
credited to Danvers b} r error.)

Brown, John, enl. 19 Oct., 1863 ; dis. 11 Mar., 1865. Born in Swe-
den.

Carroll, John J., enl. 3 Nov., 1863; dis. 11 May, 1864. Born in

England.

Connolly, Boger, enl. 30 Oct., 1863 ; dis. as mate, 17 Sept., 1865.
Born in Ireland.

Desmond, John, enl. 26 Nov., 1863. Born in Massachusetts.

Dunning, Henry P., enl. 19 Nov., 1863 ; dis. 4 July, 1864. Born in
Harpswell, Me.

Easton, John, enl. 27 Jan., 1864; dis. 11 Dec, 1866. Born in Ire-
land.

Eichhorn, John, enl. 22 Jan., 1864 ; was a Confederate prisoner.
Born in Switzerland.

Ferrell, Thomas J., enl. 11 Nov., 1863 ; dis. 17 Oct., 1866. Born in
Syracuse, N. Y.

Foley, Martin, enl. 20 Nov., 1863 ; dis. 20 July, 1865. Born in
Ireland.

Gillespie, Francis, enl. 5; July, 1862; dis. 31 Dec, 1864. Born in
Ireland.

Gould, William B., enl. at Boston, dis. 28 Sept., 1865. No place of
birth given.

Graham, John F., enl. 23 Apr., 1863 ; dis. 22 Apr., 1864. Born in
Boston.

Gray, Benjamin F., enl. 13 Mar., 1862; deserted 31 Oct., 1864.
Born in Portsmouth, N. H.

Glynn, Thomas, enl. 10 Oct., 1863; dis. 18 Aug., 1865. Born in
Boston.

Graney, Martin, enl. 29 Oct., 1863; dis. 29 July, 1865. Born in
Ireland.

Haibon, Albert, enl. 28 May, 1861 ; dis. 30 June, 1862. Born in
New York.

Ham, Joseph A., enl. 7 Oct., 1863; dis. 13 July, 1865. Born in
Woolwich, Me.

Hapley, Joseph, enl. 26 Oct., 1861 ; dis. 20 Dec, 1864. Born in New
York city.



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Harrison, Robert, enl. 25 Oct., 1861; dis. 8 Oct., 1863. Born in

New London, Conn.
Kearney, John, enl. 26 Mar., 186,3. Born in Boston.

Mann, Ray, enl. 13 Apr., 1863 ; transferred for dis. 31 May, 1864.
Born in New Salem, N. H.

Martin, John D., enl. 17 Apr., 1863. Born in Portland, Me.

McDavid, Patrick, enl. 31 Mar., 1863; dis. 30 June, 1864. Born in
Newfoundland.

McGaffery, Florine, enl. 14 April, 1863; dis. 26 Jan., 1864. Born
in Mt. Vernon, Me.

McGarvey, Edward, enl. 6 Apr., 1863 ; dis. 11 May, 1864. Born in
Ireland.

McGee, James, enl. 31 Mar., 1863 ; dis. 30 Mar., 1864. Born in Ire-
land.

Miller, Henry, enl. 11 Apr., 1863; dis. 13 June, 1864. Born in

Philadelphia.

Moffatt, Thomas, enl. 4 Apr., 1863 ; dis. 2 Apr., 1864. Born in
Boston.

Morton, John A., enl. 18 Apr., 1863 ; dis. 16 May, 1864. Born in

Nova Scotia.

Mott, Perkins F., enl. 30 Mar., 1863. Born in Montville, N. Y.

Murray, John, enl. 8 Apr., 1863; dis. 20 June, 1864. Born in Ire-


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