Civil War Biographies: Spaulding-Summers

SPAULDING, JOSEPH C. (1842-1864). Unknown soldier history, Confederate States of America. A Confederate soldier, details of his service record are not known. On August 22, 1864, he died at Point Lookout, Maryland, of bilious fever. Section 197, lot 27246. SPEAIGHT (or SPRAIGHT), WILLIAM A. (1826-1889). Captain, 7th Regiment, New York State Militia, Company E. After … Read more

Civil War Biographies: Sumner-Utassy

SUMNER, ALBERT E. (1840-1882). Surgeon, United States Navy. Originally from Hartford, Connecticut, he graduated from Trinity College there and studied medicine at New York University receiving a diploma from the latter school. According to his obituary in the Brooklyn Standard Union, he served as surgeon in the Navy during the Civil War, although there are … Read more

Civil War Biographies: Vail-Walsh

VAIL, JOSEPH A. (1835-1876). First lieutenant, 5th New York Infantry, Companies A, K, and G. Vail, who was born in New York City and resided at 158 Grand Street in Manhattan, was a tailor by occupation. After enlisting as a private on April 25, 1861, at New York City, he mustered into the 5th New … Read more

Civil War Biographies: Walter-Winser

WALTER, PAUL (1830-1882). Second lieutenant, 55th Regiment, New York State National Guard, Company E. Of German birth, he enlisted and was commissioned into the 55th National Guard on June 24, 1863, at New York City. He mustered out the next month on July 27, 1863, at New York City. His last residence was 8 Second … Read more

Civil War Biographies: Winslow-Zulavsky

WINSLOW, CLEVELAND (1836-1864). Colonel, 5th New York Infantry; 5th New York Veteran Infantry. Born in Medford, Massachusetts, he received a college education, worked as a merchant and served seven years in the 71st New York National Guard. A resident of Middleton, Staten Island, he enlisted in the 5th as one of its original captains. In … Read more

Civil War Biographies: Archive

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