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1862, to May 27, 1863.
GEORGE H. SHEPARD, from May 27

tO AugUSt 22, 1863.



REGISTERS AND SKETCHES OF ORGANIZATIONS



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OFFICERS WHO WERE COMMISSIONED OR AP-
POINTED, BUT DID NOT SERVE IN THE GRADES

NAMED.

BARNARD, ALBERT J., as Lieutenant-
Colonel.

MILLER, GEORGE W., as Quartermas-
ter.

BORSKY, CHARLES, as First Lieuten-
ant.

DAYTON, JOHN G., as Second Lieuten-
ant.

DINGMAN, JOHN H., as Second Lieu-
tenant.

STANDART, CHARLES, as Second
Lieutenant.

VAN SLYKE, WILLIAM H., as Second
Lieutenant.

MEDAL OF HONOR AWARDED BY THE PRESI-
DENT TO

LOVE, GEORGE M., Colonel, for cap-
ture of the battle flag of the 2d S. C.
at Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864.

Record of the Officers.

ADAMS, JAMES, age 38 years; enrolled
at New York city to serve three years,
and appointed First Lieutenant and
Quartermaster, July 14, 1862; mustered in
as such, September 5, 1862; mustered
out, December 16, 1864, to date from Sep-
tember 5, 1862; did not render service;
not commissioned.

ATKINS, ROBERT F., age 25 years; en-
rolled at New York city to serve three
years, and mustered in as Sergeant, Com-
pany B, 6$th Infantry, August 3, 1861;
wounded in action, June i, 1862, at Fair
Oaks, Va. ; mustered in as First Lieuten-
ant, Company C, this regiment, August
17, 1862; as Captain, July 17, 1863; dis-
charged, October 12, 1863, for promotion
in U. S. Colored Troops; commissioned
First Lieutenant, September 8, 1862, with
rank from August 17, 1862, original; Cap-
tain, August 24, 1863, with rank from July
17, 1863, vice J. M. Sizer, promoted.

AYER, JAMES, age 49 years; enrolled
September 2, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years; mustered in as Captain, Com-
pany K, September 4, 1862; died of dis-
ease, May 22, 1863, at Camp Niagara,
Baton Rouge, La.; commissioned Captain,
September 8, 1862, with rank from Sep-
tember 2, 1862, original.



AYRES, IRA, age 59 years; enrolled Au-
gust 12, 1862, at Buffalo to serve three
years; mustered in as Captain, Company
A, September 3, 1862; discharged for dis-
ability, March I, 1863; commissioned
Captain, September 8, 1862, with rank
from August 12, 1862, original.

BALLARD, CHARLES D., age 18 years;
enrolled at Buffalo to serve three years,
and mustered in as Private, Company E,
September 2, 1862; promoted Corporal,
September 5, 1862; transferred to
Company H, October i, 1862; promoted
Sergeant, August n, 1863; First Sergeant,
September 14, 1863; wounded in action,
September 19, 1864, at Winchester, Va. ;
mustered in as First Lieutenant, January

13, 1865; mustered out with company,
June 8, 1865, at Washington, D. C.; com-
missioned First Lieutenant, December 19,
1864, with rank from August 26, 1864,
vice G. N. Brown, resigned.

BARNARD, ALBERT J., age 21 years;
enrolled at Buffalo to serve three years,
and mustered in as Captain, Company B,
August 13, 1862; discharged, July 29,
1863 ; commissioned Captain, September
8, 1862, with rank from August 13, 1862,
original ; Lieutenant-Colonel, not mus-
tered, declined, June 23, 1863, with rank
from May 29, 1863, vice R. Cottier, re-
signed.

BORSKY, CHARLES, age 24 years; en-
rolled July 30, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years ; mustered in as Private, Com-
pany E, September 5, 1862 ; promoted
First Sergeant, prior to March, 1863 ;
Second Lieutenant, March 7, 1863;
wounded in action, May 21, 1863, at Plain
Store, La. ; died of his wounds, June 5,
1863, at Baton Rouge, La. ; commissioned
Second Lieutenant, May 4, 1863, with rank
from February 24, 1863, vice E. W. Sey-
mour, promoted ; First Lieutenant, not
mustered, June 23, 1863, with rank from
May 29, 1863, vice W. H. Gray, pro-
moted.

BROWN, GEORGE N., age 27 years; en-
rolled August 26, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years ; mustered in as Sergeant,
Company C, September 3, 1862; promoted
First Sergeant, prior to May, 1863; mus-
tered in as First Lieutenant, September

14, 1863; discharged for disability, July
27, 1864; commissioned First Lieutenant,



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August 18, 1863, with rank from June S,
1863, vice Charles Borsky, died of wounds
received in action.

BRUNN, ANDREW, age 29 years; en-
rolled August 25, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years ; mustered in as Sergeant,
Company H, September 3, 1862 ; pro-
moted First Sergeant, no date; mustered
in as Second Lieutenant, Company B, June
30, 1863 ; discharged, September 16, 1863 ;
commissioned Second Lieutenant, May 4,
1863, with rank from March 31, 1863, vice
F. Sommers, resigned.

CARPENTER, GEORGE W., age 28
years ; enrolled at Buffalo to serve three
years, and mustered in as First Lieutenant,
Company I, August 31, 1862; as Captain,
November 8, 1862 ; wounded in action,
October 19, 1864, at Cedar Creek, Va. ;
mustered in as Major, February 12, 1865;
mustered out with regiment, June 8, 1865,
at Washington, D. C. ; commissioned First
Lieutenant, September 8, 1862, with rank
from August 31, 1862, original; Captain,
January 14, 1863, with rank from Novem-
ber 8, 1862, vice J. B. Stover, resigned;
Major, February 3, 1865, with rank from
September 18, 1864, vice J. M. Sizer, pro-
moted.

CHAPIN, EDWARD P., Major, 44th In-
fantry; appointed Colonel, this regiment,
July 14, 1862 ; mustered in as such, Sep-
tember 5, 1862; killed in action, May 27,
1863, at Port Hudson, La.; see U. S.
Volunteers ; commissioned Colonel, Au-
gust ii, 1862, with rank from July 14,

1862, original.

CLARK, ORTON S., age 23 years; en-
rolled August 18, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years ; mustered in as Sergeant,
Company C, September 3, 1862; promoted
Sergeant-Major, September 5, 1862; mus-
tered in as Second Lieutenant, Company A,
November 22, 1862; as First Lieutenant,
May 21, 1863; as Captain, Company H,
July 25, 1863 ; mustered out with company,
June 8, 1865, at Washington, D. C. ; com-
missioned Second Lieutenant, January 14,

1863, with rank from November 23, 1862,
vice W. T. Ferris, promoted; First Lieu-
tenant, May 20, 1863, with rank from
September 24, 1862, vice A. Ginnel, ap-
pointment revoked ; Captain, March 15,

1864, with rank from July 24, 1863, vice
W. Wuerz, resigned



CORBITT, DANIEL, age 27 years; en-
rolled August 13, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years ; mustered in as Second Lieu-
tenant, Company B, September 3, 1862;
discharged, October i, 1862; commissioned
Second Lieutenant, September 8, 1862,
with rank from August 13, 1862, original.

CORNELL, EDWARD J., age 26 years;
enrolled August 17, 1862, at Buffalo to
serve three years; mustered in as Second
Lieutenant, Company C, September 3,
1862; discharged for disability, June 8,
1864; commissioned Second Lieutenant,
September 8, 1862, with rank from Au-
gust 17, 1862, original.

COTTIER, ELISHA B., age 31 years; en-
rolled at Buffalo to serve three years, and
mustered in as Second Lieutenant, Com-
pany K, October i, 1862; as First Lieu-
tenant, May 27, 1863; died of disease,
August 21, 1863, at Baton Rouge, La.;
commissioned Second Lieutenant, October
15, 1862, with rank from October i, i8fa,
vice John W. Grannis, resigned; First
Lieutenant, June 23, 1863, with rank from
May 27, 1863, vice E. W. Seymour, pro-
moted.

COTTIER, ROBERT, age 46 years; en-
rolled August 19, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years; mustered in as Lieutenant-
Colonel, September 5, 1862; discharged,
May 29, 1863 ; commissioned Lieutenant-
Colonel, August 19, 1862, with rank of
same date, original.

COVENTRY, JOHN M., age 26 years; en-
rolled at New Orleans, La., to serve three
years, and mustered in as Assistant Sur-
geon, April 22, 1863; discharged, Septem-
ber 14, 1864; commissioned Assistant Sur-
geon, March 17, 1863, with rank from
March 10, 1863, vice C. W. Howe, re-
signed.

CRARY, CHARLES S., age 20 years; en-
rolled August 12, 1862, at Concord to
serve three years; mustered in as First
Sergeant, Company F, September 3, 1862;
as Second Lieutenant, December 3, 1862;
as First Lieutenant, Company H, June
5, 1863; transferred to Company F,
September 14, 1863; mustered in as
Captain, Company I, February 12,
1865; mustered out with company, June
8, 1865, at Washington, D. C.; com-
missioned Second Lieutenant, February
14, 1863, with rank from December 3,



REGISTERS AND SKETCHES OF ORGANIZATIONS



33^5



1862, vice C. Hammond, resigned; First
Lieutenant, August 18, 1863, with rank
from June 5, 1863, vice David Jones,
died of wounds received in action ; Cap-
tain, February 3, 1865, with rank from
September 18, 1864, vice G. W. Carpen-
ter, promoted.

CURREY, CHARLES, age 20 years; en-
rolled August 26, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years ; mustered in as Private,
Company D, September 3, 1862 ; promoted
Corporal, prior to May, 1863; returned to
ranks, no date ; again promoted Corporal,
prior to September, 1863; Sergeant, prior
to October, 1864; mustered in as First
Lieutenant, Company I, January 13, 1865;
mustered out with company, June 8, 1865,
at Washington, D. C. ; commissioned First
Lieutenant, December 19, 1864, with rank
from September 8, 1864, vice G. H.
Shepard, promoted.

DAYTON, JOHN G., age 18 years; en-
rolled August 21, 1862, at Concord to
serve three years; mustered in as Private,
Company F, September 3, 1862 ; promoted
Sergeant, March i, 1863; mustered in
as First Lieutenant, Company A, March
2, 1865; mustered out with company, June
8, 1865, at Washington, D. C. ; commis-
sioned, not mustered, Second Lieutenant,
March 15, 1864, with rank from Decem-
ber 31, 1863, vice O. F. Tiffany, promoted
in U. S. Colored Troops; First Lieuten-
ant, February 18, 1865, with rank from
September 18, 1864, vice W. Tibbit, pro-
moted.

DINGMAN, JOHN H., age 22 years; en-
rolled August 8, 1862, at Evans to serve
three years ; mustered in as Private, Com-
pany A, August 20, 1862; promoted Cor-
poral, September 3, 1862; wounded in ac-
tion, May 27, 1863, at Port Hudson, La.;
promoted Sergeant, September 13, 1863;
wounded in action, April 8, 1864, at Sa-
bine Cross Roads, La.; promoted First
Sergeant, April 20, 1864 ; mustered in as
First Lieutenant, Company K, January 13,
1865 ; mustered out with company, June 8,
1865, at Washington, D. C. ; commissioned,
not mustered, Second Lieutenant, March
15, 1864, with rank from December 31,

1863, vice P. J. Weber, promoted Captain
in U. S. Colored Troops; First Lieuten-
ant, December 19, 1864, with rank from



August 16, 1864, vice J. G. Woehnert,
promoted.

DOBBINS, JOHN RICHARD, age 19
years; enrolled at Buffalo to serve three
years and mustered in as Second Lieuten-
ant, Company B, October i, 1862; as First
Lieutenant, Company D, May 28, 1863 ;
discharged, November 14, 1863; commis-
sioned Second Lieutenant, October 15,
1862, with rank from October I, 1862,
vice Daniel Corbitt, resigned; First Lieu-
tenant, June 23, 1863, with rank from May
22, 1863, vice W. T. Ferris, promoted.

FARGO, WILLET H., age 25 years; en-
rolled August 30, 1862, at Baltimore, Md.,
to serve three years; mustered in as First
Lieutenant and Quartermaster, Septem-
ber 30, 1862; discharged, November 25,
1862; commissioned First Lieutenant and
Quartermaster, September 6, 1862, with
rank from August 20, 1862, original.

FELDHAHN, WILLIAM, age 21 years;
enrolled August 15, 1862, at Buffalo to
serve three years; mustered in as Private,
Company G, September 3, 1862; promoted
Sergeant, prior to May, 1863; mustered
in as First Lieutenant, Company B, April
12, 1864; dismissed, June 7, 1865; com-
missioned First Lieutenant, March 15,
1864, with rank from October 12, 1863,
vice J. C. Nial, appointed Adjutant.

FERRIS, WARREN T., age 19 years; en-
rolled August n, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years; mustered in as Second Lieu-
tenant, Company A, August 12, 1862; as
First Lieutenant, Company K, November
24, 1862; as Captain, May 23, 1863; mus-
tered out with company, June 8, 1865, at
Washington, D. C ; commissioned Second
Lieutenant, September 8, 1862, with rank
from August 12, 1862, original; First
Lieutenant, December 18, 1862, with rank
from November 23, 1862, vice P. W.
Gould, resigned; Captain, June 23, 1863,
with rank from May 22, 1863, vice James
Ayer, deceased.

GILLESPIE, WILLIAM C, age 19 years;
enrolled August 14, 1862, at Buffalo to
serve three years; mustered in as Pri-
vate, Company H, September 3, 1862 ;
promoted Corporal, September 5, 1862;
Sergeant, September 20, 1862; mustered
in as Second Lieutenant, July 19, 1863;
discharged, September 26, 1863; commis-



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sioned Second Lieutenant, June 23, 1863,
with rank from May 29, 1863, vice C.
Borsky, promoted.

GINNEL, AUGUST, age 30 years; en-
rolled at New York city to serve three
years, and mustered in as Sergeant, Com-
pany B, 83d Infantry, May 27, 1861; ap-
pointed First Lieutenant, Company A,
this regiment, September 24, 1862; ap-
pointment revoked, March 16, 1863; did
not render service; commissioned First
Lieutenant, October 15, 1862, with rank
from September 24, 1862, vice Jacob C.
Thompson, resigned.

GORDON, HIRAM J., age 34 years; en-
rolled at Stevenson, Va., to serve three
years, and mustered in as Chaplain,
March 25, 1865; mustered out with regi-
ment, June 8, 1865, at Washington, D.
C. ; commissioned Chaplain, March 9,
1865, with rank of same date, vice W.
M. Modesitte, resigned.

GOSLIN, ALEXANDER, age 23 years;
enrolled July 29, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years; mustered in as Sergeant,
Company C, September 3, 1862; promoted
Quartermaster-Sergeant, September 5,
1862; mustered in as First Lieutenant and
Quartermaster, November 26, 1862; dis-
charged, to date May 14, 1865, to accept
promotion as Captain and Assistant
Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers; com-
missioned First Lieutenant and Quarter-
master, January 14, 1863, with rank from
November 25, 1862, vice W. H. Fargo,
resigned.

GOULD, PHILIP W., age 30 years; en-
rolled at Buffalo to serve three years, and
mustered in as First Lieutenant, Com-
pany K, September 4, 1862; discharged,
November 23, 1862; commissioned First
Lieutenant, September 8, 1862, with rank
from September 2, 1862, original.

GRACE, WILLIAM W., age 19 years; en-
rolled August 14, 18^2, at Elma to serve
three years; mustered in as Private, Com-
pany I, September 3, 1862; promoted
Corporal, September 4, 1862; Sergeant,
July 26, 1863; mustered in as First Lieu-
tenant, April 12, 1864; transferred to
Company F, February 12, 1865 ; mustered
out, June 8, 1865; commissioned First
Lieutenant, March 15, 1864, with rank
from August 19, 1863, vice J. H. Rohan,
promoted.



GRANNIS, JOHN W., age 33 years; en-
rolled at Buffalo to serve three years, and
mustered in as Second Lieutenant, Com-
pany K, September 4, 1862; discharged,
October i, 1862; commissioned Second
Lieutenant, September 8, 1862, with rank
from September 2, 1862, original.

GRAY, WILSON H., age 19 years; en-
rolled August 23, 1862, at Buffalo to
serve three years; mustered in as First
Lieutenant, Company F, September 3,
1862; wounded in action, May 27, 1863, at
Port Hudson, La.; mustered in as Cap-
tain, August I, 1863; transferred to Com-
pany B, March I, 1864; discharged for
disability, August 15, 1864; commissioned
First Lieutenant, September 8, 1862, with
rank from August 23, 1862, original; Cap-
tain, June 23, 1863, with rank from May
29, 1863, vice A. J. Barnard, promoted.

HAMMOND, CLINTON, age 42 years;
enrolled August 12, 1862, at Concord to
serve three years; mustered in as Second
Lieutenant, Company F, September 3,
1862; discharged, December 3, 1862; com-
missioned Second Lieutenant, September
8, 1862, with rank from August 23, 1862,
original.

HIGGINS, JOHN, age 29 years; enrolled
August 21, 1862, at Buffalo to serve three
years; mustered in as Captain, Com-
pany D, September 3, 1862; as Major,
July 18, 1863; as Lieutenant-Colonel, Sep-
tember 14, 1863; discharged, September
19, 1864; commissioned Captain, Septem-
ber 8, 1862, with rank from August 21,

1862, original; Major, June 23, 1863, with
rank from May 27, 1863, vice George M.
Love, promoted; Lieutenant-Colonel, Au-
gust 24, 1863, with rank from July 17,

1863, vice A. J. Barnard, declined.
HOLDEN, WILLIAM, age 20 years; en-
rolled August 14, 1862, at Buffalo to serve
three years; mustered in as Corporal,
Company D, September 3, 1862; wounded
in action, May 21, 1863, at Plain Store,
La.; promoted Sergeant, same date; First
Sergeant, no date; mustered in as First
Lieutenant, Company I, January I, 1864;
transferred to Company G, April 12, 1864;
mustered out with company, June 8, 1865,
at Washington, D. C. ; commissioned
First Lieutenant, March 15, 1864, with
rank from July 29, 1863, vice W. J. Mor-
gan, promoted.



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HOWE, CAREY W., age 25 years; en-
rolled September i, 1862, at Buffalo to
serve three years; mustered in as Assist-
ant Surgeon, September 5, 1862 ; dis-
charged, January 6, 1863; commissioned
Assistant Surgeon, September 8, 1862,
with rank from September I, 1862, orig-
inal.

HUTCHINS, CHAUNCEY B., age 35
years; enrolled at Buffalo to serve three
years, and mustered in as Surgeon, Au-
gust i, 1862; mustered out with regiment,
June 8, 1865, at Washington, D. C; com-
missioned Surgeon, September 8, 1862,
with rank from August I, 1862, original.
IRWIN, EDWARD, age 24 years; enrolled
at Buffalo to serve three years, and mus-
tered in as Second Lieutenant, Company
I, August 31, 1862; as First Lieutenant,
November 8,1862; dismissed, October 14,
1863; commissioned Second Lieutenant,
September 8, 1862, with rank from Au-
gust 31, 1862, original; First Lieutenant,
January 14, 1863, with rank from Novem-
ber 8, 1862, vice G. W. Carpenter, pro-
moted.

JONES, DAVID, age years; enrolled
August i, 1862, at Buffalo to serve three
years; mustered in as First Lieutenant,
Company H, September 3, 1862; wounded
in action, May 27, 1863, at Port Hudson,
La.; died of his wounds, June 2, 1863, at
New Orleans, La.; commissioned First
Lieutenant, September 8, 1862, with rank
from August 30, 1862, original.

KINNEY, RICHARD C, age 23 years;
enrolled August 22, 1862, at Buffalo to
serve three years; mustered in as Captain,
Company E, September 5, 1862; dis-
charged, May 12, 1865; commissioned
Captain, September 8, 1862, with rank
from August 22, 1862, original.

LEONARD, SAMUEL, age 26 years; en-
rolled August 7, 1862, at East Hamburg
to serve three years; mustered in as Pri-
vate, Company A, August 20, 1862; pro-
moted Sergeant, September 3, 1862;
wounded in action, May 21, 1863. at Plain
Store, La.; promoted First Sergeant,
June i, 1863; mustered in as Second Lieu-
tenant, Company B, April 20, 1864; mus-
tered out with company, June 8, 1865, at
Washington, D. C. ; commissioned Sec-
ond Lieutenant, March 15, 1864, with rank



from August 17, 1863, vice G. W. Miller,
promoted.

LINAHAN, TIMOTHY J., age 23 years;
enrolled at Buffalo to serve three years^
and mustered in as Private, Company G,
looth Infantry, October I, 1861; promoted
First Sergeant, October 29, 1861; re-
turned to ranks, no date; mustered in as
First Lieutenant, Company G, this regi-
ment, September 3, 1862; killed in action,
June 14, 1863, at Port Hudson, La.; com-
missioned First Lieutenant, September 8,

1862, with rank from August 24, 1862,
original.

LOVE, GEORGE M., Captain, 44th In-
fantry; mustered in as Major, this regi-
ment, September 4, 1862; wounded in ac-
tion, May 27, 1863, at Port Hudson, La.;
mustered in as Colonel, May 28, 1863;
mustered out with regiment, June 8, 1865,
at Washington, D. C. ; medal of honor;
Brigadier-General, U. S. Volunteers, by
brevet, from March 7, 1865; commis-
sioned Major, August 19, 1862, with rank
of same date, original; Colonel, June 23,

1863, with rank from May 27, 1863, vice
E. P. Chapin, killed in action.

LYNDE, URI C., age 28 years; enrolled
at Buffalo to serve three years, and mus-
tered in as Assistant Surgeon, August 29,
1862; discharged, October 18, 1863; com-
missioned Assistant Surgeon, September
8, 1862, with rank from August 29, 1862,
original.

MASON, JOHN B., age 25 years; enrolled
August 8, 1861, at Albany to serve three
years; mustered in as Sergeant, Com-
pany A, 44th Infantry, August 30, 1861;
promoted First Sergeant, January 2, 1862;
wounded in action, July i, 1862, at Mal-
vern Hill, Va. ; mustered in as First Lieu-
tenant, Company B, this regiment, Oc-
tober 16, 1862; discharged, June 5, 1863;
commissioned First Lieutenant, October
15, 1862, with rank from October 3, 1862,
vice Leander Willis, resigned.

McGOWAN, JAMES S., age 26 years; en-
rolled August 23, 1862, at Buffalo to
serve three years; mustered in as First
Lieutenant, Company E, September 2,
1862; as Captain, Company G, Septem-
ber 14, 1863; discharged, March 8, 1864,
at Franklin, La.; commissioned First
Lieutenant, September 8, 1862, with rank
from August 22, 1862, original; Captain,



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August 18, 1863, with rank from July 13,
1863, vice D. W. Tuttle, killed in action.

McGOWAN, RAYMOND, age 22 years;
enrolled August 15, 1862, at Buffalo to
serve three years; mustered in as Private,
Company D, September 3, 1862; promoted
Corporal, prior to May, 1863; wounded
in action, May 27, 1863, at Port Hudson,
La.; promoted Sergeant-Major, Septem-
ber 23, 1863; mustered in as First Lieu-
tenant, Company C, March 10, 1865; mus-
tered out with company, June 8, 1865, at
Washington, D. C. ; commissioned First
Lieutenant, February 18, 1865, with rank
from September 18, 1864, vice J. R. Dob-
bins, resigned.

MILLER, GEORGE W., age 30 years;
enrolled August 15, 1862, at Buffalo to
serve three years; mustered in as Ser-
geant, Company D, September 3, 1862;
as Second Lieutenant, Company I, Sep-
tember 14, 1863; promoted First Lieuten-
ant, Company D, January I, 1864; mus-
tered in as such, April 12, 1864; wounded
in action, October 19, 1864, at Cedar
Creek, Va.; mustered out with company,
June 8, 1865, at Washington, D. C.; com-
missioned Second Lieutenant, August 18,
1863, with rank from June 5, 1863, vice
W. J. Morgan, promoted; First Lieuten-
ant, March 15, 1864, with rank from Au-
gust 17, 1863, vice E. B. Cottier, de-
ceased; Quartermaster, not mustered,
June 17, 1865, with rank from June 5,
1865, vice A. Goslin, promoted Assistant
Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers.

MODESITTE, WELTON M., age 47
years; enrolled August 27, 1862, at
Buffalo to serve three years; mustered in
as Chaplain, September 5, 1862; dis-
charged, July 23, 1863; commissioned
Chaplain, September 8, 1862, with rank
from August 27, 1862, original.

MORGAN, WILLIAM J., age 21 years;
enrolled August 18 1862, at Buffalo to
serve three years; mustered in as Pri-
vate, Company I, September 3, 1862; pro-
moted Sergeant, September 4, 1862; First
Sergeant, no date; mustered in as Second
Lieutenant, November 8, 1862; wounded
in action, May 27, 1863, at Port Hudson,
La.; mustered in as First Lieutenant,
Company B, August 10, 1863; as Cap-
tain, October 24, 1863; transferred to
Company C, April 12, 1864; mustered out



with company, June 8, 1865, at Washing-
ton, D. C. ; commissioned Second Lieu-
tenant, January 14, 1863, with rank from
November 8, 1862, vice E. Irwin, pro-
moted; First Lieutenant, August 18, 1863,
with rank from June 5, 1863, vice J. B.
Mason, discharged; Captain, March 15,
1864, with rank from July 29, 1863, vice
A. J. Barnard, resigned.

NEWTON, JACOB C, age 22 years; en-
rolled August 9, 1862, at East Hamburg
to serve three years; mustered in as Pri-
vate, Company A, August 20, 1862; pro-
moted First Sergeant, September 3, 1862;
mustered in as Second Lieutenant, No-
vember 24, 1862; as Captain, October 12,
1863; discharged for disability, September
9, 1864; commissioned Second Lieuten-
ant, May 21, 1863, with rank from Sep-
tember 24, 1862, vice O. S. Clark, pro-
moted; Captain, March 15, 1864, with
rank from October 12, 1863, vice R. F.
Atkins, promoted to U. S. Colored
Troops.

NIAL, JOHN C, age 18 years; enrolled
August 22, 1862, at Buffalo to serve three
years; mustered in as Private, Company
G, September 3, 1862; promoted First
Sergeant, no date; Sergeant-Major, No-
vember 23, 1862; mustered in as Second
Lieutenant, Company E, July 18, 1863; as
First Lieutenant, September 14, 1863; as
Adjutant, November 8, 1863; mustered
out with regiment, June 8, 1865, at Wash-
ington, D. C. ; commissioned Second
Lieutenant, June 23, 1863, with rank from
May 27, 1863, vice E. B. Cottier, pro-
moted; First Lieutenant, August 18, 1863,



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