Civil War Soldiers
Originally from Schoharie County, NY

Montgomery County, New York

Source: these records were abstracted from Military Records of Schoharie County Veterans of Four Wars. Compiled by George H. Warner, Late Co. C., 134th N.Y. Vol. Inf. Albany, N.Y.: Weed, Parsons and Company, Printers. 1891.

Note: it's unclear whether the place names before description of service are where the men enlisted from or where they were residing at time of enlistment. These men were residing in Montgomery County at time of the compilation this book, ca. late 1880s - 1890.


Jacob Brandenstein (Brandenstine)
134th N.Y. Infantry, Company G

Sharon - Tailor; age 39; enlisted September 1, 1862; served with his company in line of duty until January 20, 1863, and then detailed on special duty with the regiment until the close of the war; discharged June 10, 1865; Amsterdam, N.Y. (Page 328)

Luther D. Carle
175th N.Y. Infantry, Company E

Sharon - Farmer; single; age 18; enlisted September 27, 1864; joined his regiment at Cedar Creek, and did regular service until discharged, June 30, 1865, and mustered out at Albany, July 12, 1865; Canajoharie, N.Y.; saloon-keeper. Children, Ena, May, Albert. (Page 357)

Hiram Cole
1st N.Y. Light Artillery, Battery M

Esperance - Farmer; single; age 21; enlisted November 15, 1861; contracted diarrhea at Getty's Station in February, 1864, and treated at Portsmouth, Va.; rejoined his regiment before Petersburg and did full service until discharged for expiration of term, November 15, 1864; Amsterdam; teamster; widower. Daughter, Harriet. (Page 140)

Peleg Cole
142 N.Y. Infantry, Company I

Esperance - age 27; enlisted August 30, 1864; wounded by gunshot in right shoulder at Fort Fisher; discharged from hospital. Amsterdam, N.Y. (Page 348)

Abram D. Conrad (Coonradt)
134th N.Y. Infantry, Company C

Carlisle - Miller; single; age 26; enlisted August 23, 1862; did full service until slightly wounded by piece of exploded shell at Gettysburg, in the right side; poisoned by ivy plant, at Bridgeport, Ala.; treated in hospital at Nashville, Tenn.; rejoined his regiment at Dallas, Ga., and did full service afterward, until discharged by general orders, June 10, 1865; Charleston Four Corners, N.Y.; farmer; married. Children, Nettie, Bertha, Eddie, Bessie. (Page 291)

James McCarty
142 N.Y. Infantry, Company I

Esperance - Harness-maker; single; age 19; enlisted August 20, 1864; joined the regiment at Chapin's Farm by way of Hart's Island and City Point; wounded by gunshot in left hip, during a skirmish at New Market Road, October 27, 1864; also "thirteen dangerous gunshots through his military uniform of private;" treated at Jones' Landing and Point of Rocks in December, 1864; furloughed home, January 17, 1865; returned to Point of Rocks; sent to Baltimore, to New York city, and to Albany, and discharged August, 1865; Amsterdam, N.Y.; mason, married. Children, Lula, John, Eddie, Frederick, Jessie, Aggie, Edith. (Page 349)

Jacob Palmatier (Palmateer)
134th N.Y. Infantry, Company I (also Co. C)

Schoharie - Farmer; married; age 35; enlisted August 30, 1862; contracted hernia during the Atlanta campaign; treated for a month in hospital at Atlanta; wounded in the service by gunshot in left leg, between ankle and knee; discharged with his regiment, June 10, 1865; 8 Park Avenue, Amsterdam, N.Y.; laborer; married. Children, Henry, Frank, Peter, William, Clifford, Leeta. (Page 342)

Paul Shafer, Great-grandson of the Revolution.
142 N.Y. Infantry, Company I

Esperance - Carpenter; married; age 28; enlisted August 29, 1864; joined his regiment at Chapin's Farm; participated in the engagement at Darbytown Road, and became an "old soldier," did regular service with his regiment until discharged, June 7, 1865; Amsterdam, N.Y.; carpenter; married. Children, Elizabeth, Belle, Annie, Hasie, Blanche. (Page 349)

Isaac Slater
16th New York Cavalry, Company M

Fulton - Cooper; married; age 32; enlisted October 16, 1863; contracted rupture by the falling of his horse during an attack by the enemy on the Grand Rounds, to which he was serving as escort, at Fort Buffalo, Va.; discharged; Amsterdam, 28 Henry street; cooper; married. Children, Annie, Levi, Edwin, Juliet, Charles, Allie, Libbie, Jacob H., Carrie, Stella. (Page 192)

IMPORTANT: These men are not related to the site coordinators. As we have no information about them or the regiments they served in, we're unable to assist you in any way. We thank you in advance for directing ALL questions to the local historical societies where these men enlisted or resided.

If you do have information about any of the men and would like to honor their service by contributing it, the site coordinators will be pleased to post it on this page with their listing. We would especially appreciate receiving parental identification, death & cemetery burial location, and pension records information. All spellings are typed exactly as printed in the original 1891 book and, for historical accuracy, will not be changed.

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