Saturday, May 23, 2015

Alvin Armitage.

Alvin Armitage.

Birth: Feb. 8, 1835, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.
Death: Jun. 5, 1895, Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts,

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts.

Civil War Veteran, U.S. Navy, USS.Wabash & USS. Minnesota, member of A. W. Bartlett G.A.R.Post#49,Newburyport,Ma.

Connecticut Soldiers Home.

Alvin Armitage, Service U. S. Navy; Rank Seaman; Months of service 36; Nativity Massachusetts; Age 60; Pension $12.; Disability Paral. Bright's Dis.; Admitted from Massachusetts; Occupation Fisherman; Widower; Admitted April 6, 1895; Remarks Dec. January 5, 1895.  

Friday, May 22, 2015

Hugh Muldoon, Infantry & Navy.

I found Mr. Muldoon very interesting, but it was very had to find any personal information on him.
I well put down on what I think I know but I may be all wrong.  It well be in your best interest and mine if you well, * re-research this information before stating it as fact.

*Hugh Muldoon.

Birth: 1844.
Death: Unknown.

Parents: John & Catherine Muldoon.

Wife: Bridget Brennan Muldoon.
Married abt., 1875.

Children: John Hugh Muldoon.

Burial; Unknown..

Rhode Island Soldiers Home.
Bristol Town, Bristol, R. I.

Hugh Muldoon, Service 9th., R. I., Infantry Co. A.; Rank Private; 12th., R. I. Infantry, Co. H.; Rank Private; U. S. Navy; Rank Ordinary seaman; Months of service 3, 9, 7 and a half; Nativity Pennsylvania; Age 50; Disability Injured Keen; Pension not stated; Admitted from Rhode Island; Occupation Machinist; Married; Read & Write Yes; Admitted November 13, 1894; Discharged June 1, 1895.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Corporal George E. Bingham.

George E. Bingham.

Birth: 1929.
Death: December 22, 1910.

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York.

State Records of New York.

BINGHAM, GEORGE E. Age, 32 years. Enlisted, August 19, 1862, at New York city, to serve three years;mustered in as private, Co. B, September 24, 1862; promoted corporal, no date; transferred to navy, April 30, 1864.

Author.  His ship was the U. S. S. J. P. Jackson.

New York Soldiers & Sailors Home.

George E. Bingham, Service 133rd. New York Infantry, Co. b.; Rank Corporal; U. S. Navy; Rank Landsman; Months of service 35,  Nativity New York; Age 65; Disability Couldn't read; Pension not stated; Admitted from Rochester, New York; Admitted March 23, 1895; Occupation Harness Maker; Married; Read & Write Yes.

Author. Dates he was admitted to the home.  March 23, 1895-December 10, 1895, January 16, 1907-February 8, 1908, June 24, 1909- April 18, 1910.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

William Bradley Haver.

William Bradley Haver.

Birth: Apr. 12, 1828.
Death: Mar. 22, 1907.

Burial: Euclid Cemetery, Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

William was born in NY, was married to Mary from England. He was the father of William, Kitty, Johnnie and Bessie. He was a sailor, serving in the Navy as a Bosin's Mate in the Civil War, also served in the "Mexican" War. He retired on a pension from the Navy and lived with his daughters Kittie Rauser and Bessie until his death in Cook County, IL.

Ohio Soldiers & Sailors Home.

William B. Haver, Service U. S. S. bineville; Rank Sea.; U. S. S. Cherokee; Rank Mate; Service in months 9. & 7.; Nativity New York; Age 67; Pension $12.; Disability wound to head; Admitted from Ohio; Admitted August 29, 1894; Widower; Read & Write Yes.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Barney Ring.

Barney Ring.

Birth: abt. 1840, Williamstown, Orange County, Vermont.
Death: Mar. 13, 1900, Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont.

Parents: Moses Ring (1799 - 1871), Lucinda Whitney Ring (1806 - 1854.

Wife: Mary Ann Bohonon Ring.

Siblings: Fannie F Ring (____ - 1869), Phebe W Ring Coe (____ - 1876), Barney Ring (____ - 1900), Lucy Ann Ring (1831 - 1842), Alden Ring (1839 - 1845).

Burial: Vermont Veterans Home Cemetery, Bennington, Bennington County,Vermont.

On October 4, 1862, Barney mustered in as a Private in Company E, 12th Regiment, Vermont infantry. He was discharged due to disability from typhoid fever in November 1862.

In July, 1863, Barney mustered in again, serving as a member of Company L of the 11th Vermont Infantry. He transferred to Company C before mustering out August 15, 1865.

Barney was living in Topsham, Vermont when he married Mary Ann Bohonon in Washington, Vermont on November 15, 1869. Their marriage ended in divorce five years later.

Vermont Soldiers Home.

Barney Ring, Co. K., 12th., Vermont Infantry, Rank Private; Months of service 36; Nativity United States; Age 54; Pension $4.,; Disability Eyesight; Admitted from Vermont; Occupation Laborer; Widower; Read and Write Yes; Admitted September 5, 1894.

John Lockman

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John Lockman joined Company A, 6th Arkansas Infantry in June 1861, and was promoted to third lieutenant on July 26, 1861, at Pocahontas, Arkansas, and detailed as ordnance officer. Some sources state that he resigned in April 1862 when he was not reelected.

In May 1862, Lockman was ordered to join Major General Thomas Hindman, commander of the Trans-Mississippi District. By August 1862, Lockman had been promoted to major and was serving as Hindman’s assistant chief of ordinance. He served as chief of ordnance of Hindman’s First Corps from September 1862 to January 1863.

He was paroled in 1865 and was shot in Galveston, Texas, on January 11, 1869. Lockman died the following day. His murderer, Leroy Cotton, was tried, convicted and sentenced to death, but he committed suicide on the morning of his execution in April 1870.

Monday, May 18, 2015

John William Hurd.

John William Hurd

Birth: abt. 1842.
Death: Unknown.

Wife: Mary H. Hurd.

Children: Unknown.

Burial: Unknown.

New York State Records.

HURD, WILLIAM JOHN, Age, 21. years. Enlisted, May 19,1863, at New York city; mustered in as corporal, Co. D, Thirteenth Cavalry, June 18, 1863, to serve three years; appointed sergeant, March 1,. 1865; transferred, August 17, 1865, to Co.D, this regiment; mustered out with company, September 21,1865, at Camp Barry, D. C. j also born as Hurd, Wm. J.

HURD, JOHN, Age, 21 years. Enlisted, May 19, 1863, at New York; mustered, in as corporal, Co. D, June 18, 1863, to serve three years; appointed sergeant, March 1, 1865; transferred,August 17, 1865, to Co. D, Third New York Provisional Cavalry, as John W. Hurd.

Washington Soldiers Home.

John W.  Hurd, Co. D. 13th.,New York, Cavalry; Rank Private; Months of service 28; Nativity Pennsylvania; Age 51; Pension not stated; Disability loss of sight; Admitted from Spokane; Occupation Farmer; Married; Read and Write Yes; Admitted July 13, 1894.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Captain Zimri Barber Bates

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Zimri Barber Bates. 

Birth: Feb. 28, 1833.
Death: Feb. 10, 1917.

Wife: Harriett Bates (1846 - 1924).

Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas.

Zimri Barber Bates, a native of New York and a farmer in Sangamon County, Illinois in 1860, listed his residence as Elkhart, Logan County, Illinois when he joined Company G, 10th Illinois Cavalry in November 1861. Commissioned a first lieutenant, Bates was promoted to captain of the company in 1862. The regiment saw extensive service in the Trans-Mississippi Theater, including the skirmish at Cotton Plant, Arkansas in July 1862, the capture of Arkansas Post in January 1863, and the capture of Little Rock in September 1863. In January 1865, the veterans and recruits of the regiment were consolidated with the soldiers of the 15th Illinois Cavalry and designated the 10th Illinois Veteran Volunteer Cavalry. Bates died in Blackwell, Oklahoma, in February 1917.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report 

Name BATES, ZIMRI B Rank 1LT Company G Unit 10 IL US CAV. 

Personal Characteristics Residence SANGAMON CO, IL Age 28 Height 5' 10 Hair AUBURN Eyes BLUE Complexion DARK Marital Status Occupation FARMER Nativity NY

Service Record Joined When SEP 28, 1861 Joined Where Joined By Whom Period 3 YRS Muster In NOV 25, 1861 Muster In Where CAMP BUTLER, IL Muster In By Whom Muster Out Muster Out Where Muster Out By Whom Remarks PROMOTED.

Captain's Service Record. Age 33 Joined When DEC 22, 1862 Joined Where HELENA, AR Joined By Whom GOV YATES Period 3 YRS Muster In DEC 22, 1862 Muster In Where YOUNGS POINT, LA. MUSTERED OUT AT REORGANIZATION