Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Joseph D, Bunce

Bunce, Joseph D. Born March 17, 1840, Crawford County, Pennsylvania; father, Platt Bunce (born February 2, 1809), mother, Marietta Petit Bunce (born January 13, 1815). First married to Sarah F. Barrett; after her death, to Mary E. Gibson; children: Kenny, Cora, Bradiste, by first wife; a daughter, Vera A., was born under marriage to second wife.

 Enlisted June 11, 1861, at Pickering, N. Y., in Company B, Thirty-fifth New York Volunteer Infantry; appointed Corporal November 1, 1861; Sergeant, September 18, 1862; mustered out June 5, 1863, and re-enlisted June 30, 1863, in Company A, Twentieth New York Cavalry; discharged July  31, 1865, near Manchester, Va. Resided at Sheldon until his death, February 3, 1904. Member A. F. & A. M. His first wife and three children are buried at Sheldon, Iowa.

New York State Records.

BUNCE, JOSEPH D., Age, 21 years. Enlisted, May 7, 1861, at Copenhagen, to serve two years; mustered in as private, Co: B, June 11, 1861; promoted corporal, November 1, 1861; sergeant,
September 18, 1862; mustered out with company, June 5, 1863, at Elmira, N. Y

BUNCE, JOSEPH D., Age, 23 years. Enlisted, June 30, 1863, at Pinckney; mustered in as private, Co. A, September 3, 1863, to serve three years; appointed first sergeant, date not stated;, reduce to ranks, May 19, 1865; mustered out with company, July 31, 1865, near Manchester, Va.; veteran; prior service in Co. B, Thirty-fifth New York Volunteers.

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