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Lansing, Tompkins County, NY
Lansing furnished 144 - 40 of them died in war, source: "History of Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins and Schuyler Counties" by Henry Pierce (1879)
1. AUSTIN, Smith E. - private Co. I 75th N.Y. Inf. Enlisted Sept. 25, 1861 for 3 yrs. At battles of Santa Rosa, evacuation of Warrington and Pensacola, siege and surrender of Port Hudson and Sabine Pass Tex. Re-enl Jan. 1, 1863 killed at Auburn, Va.
2. BARNES, Charles D. d. at U.S. Hospital, Alexandria, Va. Age 17-5-2, buried at Ludlowville, N.Y. d 4/1 1962 [sic]
3. BROWN, Charles L - private Co A 3rd N.Y. Art. Enl Sept 2, 1864 for 1 yr. Died at Newbern of yellow fever 1864
4. BUTLER, Barnum R - private. Enl. Aug. 18, 1864 for 1 yr. Died of fever at City Point
5. BURGER, Harrison - private 64th N.Y. Inf. Enl Aug. 9, 1861 for 3 yr. Killed at Antietam.
6. BURGER, Edward Tappan - private 64th N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug. 1, 1861 for 3 yr. Died at Frederick City Co. E
7. BIRMINGHAM, Michael - private, Co I 32nd N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug. 30, 1862 for 3 yr. Wounded at battle of West Point. Re-enl. 1863 N.Y. H. Art. Accidently killed Oct 27 1865
8. BENNETT, George L - Corp. Co I 143rd N.Y. Inf. Enl Sept. 18, 1862 wounded in battle of Dallas died of those wounds.
9. DANS, Jonas - private, Enl. Jan 1, 1864 for 3 yrs. Died of smallpox at Camp Stoneman
10. FREESE, John Henry - private Co. K 41st N.Y. Inf. Enl. June 1863 for 3 yr. In battles of Fredericksburg, taken prisoner before Petersburg and died of starvation at Andersonville.
11. HARGIN, Mark - private Co F 9th N.Y. H Art. Enl. Aug 14, 1862 for 3 yr. Died of typhoid fever in hospital Ft. Simon Mar. 3, 1864 age 26-3-28 Buried at Lansingville
12. HARGIN, Jefferson - private 143rd N.Y. Inf Enl. July 1862 died at Yorktown Va.
13. HOWE, James T - Co. K 143rd N.Y. Regt died Sept. 15, 1863 age 42-5-19 buried at East Lansing
14. KNETTLES, William Henry - private 76th Inf Enl. Oct 26. 1861 for 3 yrs died Jan. 20, 1864 of typhoid fever.
15. MATTISON, Elias Jr. - private 75th N.Y. Inf. Enl Sept. 26, 1861 for 3 yr. Died in Florida 1862
16. MCCORMICK, Glen Ludlow - private Co. E. 64th N.Y. Inf. Enl. Oct. 29, 1861 for 3 yr. Killed at Fair Oaks 6/1/1862
17. MURPHY, Edward (Edmond) - private Co. D 143rd N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug. 15, 1862 for 3 yr. Accidently wounded and died Nov. 30, 1862 buried Ludlowville
18. MORGAN, Charles - private Co. G. 109th N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug. 1, 1862 for 3 yr in battle Ream's Sta., Ft. Steadman, killed before Petersburg 1864
19. ORMSBY, Florian D. - private Co. D 143rd N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug. 1, 1862 for 3 yr. Taken prisoner at Bridgeport Ala. Died in Libby prison.
20. PRICE, Edward R. - private Co. E 64th N.Y. Inf. Enl. Sept. 17, 1861 for 3 yr. Died of typhoid fever at Fair Oaks
21. PATCHIN, William Henry - private 111 N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug. 1862 for 3 yr. Killed in battle of Wilderness
22. PECK, John - private Co D. 143rd N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug. 8, 1864 for 3 yr. Suffolk. Died at Bridgeport Ala 1864
23. PEARCE, Thomas - private 131st N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug. 23, 1862 for 3 yr. Died June 18, 1864 in Virginia age 41-2-3 buried at Lansingville
24. PERSONIUS, Chester - private Co. G. 109th N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug 22, 1862 for 3 yr. At Wilderness, Sulphur Sprs. Cold Harbor, Gaines Farm, killed in springing Burnside's mine, body left with rebels later bur.
25. PERSONIUS, Silas W. - private Co. G. 109th N.Y. Inf enl. Aug 21, 1862 wounded at Fredericksburg of which he died.
26. PARKER, William H - private Co. H. 51st N.Y. Inf. Enl. Sept. 8, 1861 for 3 yr died of fever at Annapolis 1861
27. RION, John Arnold - private Co. G. Enl. Sept. 22, 1863 for 3 yr. Died at Camp Stoneman Dec. 20, 1863
28. ROBERTS, Franklin M. - private died of fever in 1864
29. RILEY, Edward J. - Corp. Co K. 111th Reg + N.Y. Vol. Died a hero at Gettysburg July 4, 1863 from wounds received while carry8ing the flag of his country. Buried at Lansingville. Born at Albany June 9, 1842
30. SHOEMAKER, John - private 109th N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug 16, 1862. Killed in battle of Wilderness 1864
31. SMITH, Henry - private 76th N.Y. Inf. Enl Sept 26, 1861 for 3 years - died at New Orleans.
32. SEARLES, William Frisby - private Co. F 51st N.Y. Inf. Enl. Sept. 8, 1861 for 3 yr. Battle of Roanoke, killed at Fredericksburg 1862. Born 1838.
33. TICHENOR, George H. - private Co. F 9th N.Y. Art. Enl. Feb. 11, 1864 for 3 yr. Died from wounds in leg received at Cedar Run.
34. TEETER, Charles - private Co. F 30th N.Y. Inf. Enl. Aug. 30, 1862 for 3 yr. Killed at battle of Cedar Creek.
35. YOUNG, Eugene L. - 1838-1864 Co. G 111th Regt died in Andersonville prison
36. WAGER, Prometheus B. (Prentiss) - Lieut 32nd Regt N.Y. Vol. Enl. at Ithaca May 7, 1861 in battle of Bull Run & Manassas. July 18-21. Died Oct. 22, 1861 at U.S. hospital Alexandria age 27-9-21
"As an officer a thorough military disciplinarian
As a counsellor wise and sagacious
As a gentleman courteous and urbane
As a friend genial and sympathetic."
"Dulce et decorum est pro patria moris"
Buried Ludlowville, eldest son of Benjamin and Malinda WAGER.
"Thus a soldier dies
And is buried
No man's life is his own
When his country demands"
"Great and marvelous are thy works O Lord God Almighty
And true are thy ways, O king of ___" Revelation
37. HOWELL, Tappan - private, 76th N.Y. Inf. Co. C mustered Oct. 1861 for 3 yrs at Groton, died of wounds at Antietam Sept. 26, 1862.
38. HOWELL, Hannibal - private 76th Inf. Co. C mustered Oct. 1861 for 3 yr. Killed at Gettysburg July 1, 1863
39. TEETER, Theodore - private Co. C 75th N.Y. Inf. Enl. Oct. 1, 1865 no further record, but died in war, according to Bloom La Barre
40. LOOMIS, Amon - could find no record, but Bloom La Barre said he was from this vicinity and was killed in the war.Thank you Virginia Peterson for transcribing these records into digital format.
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