Source: Abstract of General Orders and Proceedings of the Fifty-first Encampment, Department of New York,
G.A.R., Held at Saratoga Springs, June 26, 27, and 28, 1917, Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, Printers 1917
PAST DEPARTMENT COMMANDERS - MONTGOMERY COUNTY
John S. MAXWELL - Amsterdam
Roster of the Department of New York
GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC
Albany, New York 1917
Post by Counties
|33||E. S. Young||Amsterdam|
|356||Alonzo Smith||St. Johnsville|
DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORK
GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC POSTS
Post No. 33 - Amsterdam
Com., John L. ABLING
*S. V., John H. DEAL
J. V., Frank ROOS
Delegate: Augustus MYERS, John H. DEAL
Alternate: Joseph WILLSON, Frank LACOTE
Post No. 51 - Canajoharie
*Com., Cornelius VAN ALSTINE
S. V., George REYNOLDS
J. V., Chales HILDERBRAN
Delegate: *L. D. MERENESS
Alternate: Eugene COLLENS
Post No. 57 - Fonda
Com., John A. HUBBARD
S. V., Jacob V. SMITH
J. V., Philip V. COLGROVE
Delegate: *Rodolphus H. TIPPLE
Alternate: Philip V. COLGROVE
Post No. 70 - Fort Plain
Com., Abram H. SMITH
S. V., Henry LIEBER
J. V., James ANSON
Delegate: Jacob ZIMMER
Alternate: James GETMAN
Post No. 356 - St. Johnsville
Com., C. W. SCUDDER
S. V., J. A. BARKER
J. V., John COY
Delegate: C. W. LAMBERT
Alternate: John COY
DELEGATES TO NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT
The following Comrades were elected to represent this Department at the Fiftieth National Encampment, to be
held at Kansas City, Mo., August 29 to Sept. 2, 1916, inclusive.
L. D. MERENESS, Post 51
The following Comrades are hereby appointed as Aides-de-Camp on the staff of the Department Commander, whose duty, besides attention on the Department Commander when on duty and he so requires, is to give proper attention to the interests of Comrades in their respective communities:
John S. MAXWELL, Post 33
Patriotic Instructors are expected to seek co-operation of capable civilian advocates of patriotism, to address the public
schools and other assemblages, selecting speakers who are known to be in sympathy with the objects and purposes of the Grand
Army of the Republic.
The Department Patriotic Instructor, by and with the approval of the Department Commander, has appointed the following
named Comrades Assistant Patriotic Instructors:
County Name Address
Montgomery - John J. WITTER, Fort Plain
1917 MORTUARY RECORD - MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Post 33, James O'BRIEN, Co. D, 7th NYV, Musician, Date of Muster into G.A.R. July 22, 1882, Died Jan. 19, 1916, age 98.
Post 33, Samuel H. LUSK, Co., I, 115th NYV, Musician, Date of Muster into G.A.R. Dec. 31, 1881, Died April 1916, age 77.
Post 33, Fred W. LAWDEN, U. S. Navy, Date of Muster into G.A.R. Jan. 19, 1900, Died June 1916, age 69.
Post 33, Harvey DEAL, Co. B, 121st NYV, Musician, Date of Muster into G.A.R., May 20, 1894, Died Dec. 31, 1916, age 82.
Post 338, William BARKER, died Feb. 7, 1916, at Florida, N. Y.
Source: Abstract of General Orders and Proceedings of the Forty-Fifth Annual Encampment, Department
of New York G. A. R. held at Niagara Falls, June 8, 9, and 10, 1911. Albany: J.B. Lyon Company, State Printers 1911
1911 MORTUARY RECORD - MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Post 70, Ed. I. FLINT, Co. F., 2d NYH Art, private, Date of Muster into G.A.R. Sept. 6, 1909, Died June 16, 1910, age 68, at Fort Plain, N.Y.
Post 70, J. G. GERKRING, Co. H, 162d N.Y. V.I., private, Date of Muster into G.A.R. Nov, 12, 1907, Died May 23, 1910, age 74 at St. Johnsville, N.Y.
Post 33, John GILLES, Co. E, 4th N.Y. Cav., corporal, Date of Muster into G.A.R June 23, 1880, died Nov. 10, 1910
Post 70, Chas. HOFFMAN, Co. H, 47th N.Y.V.I., private, Date of Muster into G.A.R July 12, 1880, died June 21, 1910, age 65 at Fort Plain, N.Y.
Post 51, Wm. JOHNSON, Co. K, 102d N.Y.V.I., Major, Date of Muster, 1874, died Aug. 22, 1910, age 68 at Palantine Bridge, N.Y.
Post 70, A. V. LASHER, Co. E, 153d N.Y.V.I., private, Date of Muster Sept. 10, 1886, died Dec. 2, 1910, age 70 at St. Johnsville, N.Y.
Post 33, Carl MENZE, Co. C, 2d NY Cav., private, Date of Muster April 24, 1897, died Feb. 2, 1910
Post 33, Wm. MUNSELL, Co. C, 153d N.Y.V.I., private, Date of Muster, Jan. 14, 1890, died Feb. 14, 1910
Post 33, A. MORAN, Co. B, 158th N.Y.V.I., private, Date of Muster Dec. 14, 1906, died May 23, 1910
POST 33, C. H. TENNEY, Co. F, 81st N.Y.V.I., private, Date of Muster July 18, 1905, died July 2, 1910.
Post 70, D. WARD, Seaman, Date of Muster Nov. 26, 1906, died April 1, 1910, age 64 at Fort Plain, N.Y.
[Note: death notices for both years were checked for both place of death and GAR Posts.