Columbia County G.A.R. Posts
- # 118 - Philmont - Chartered Sept. 17, 1897
2d Lt. Byron Lockwood, Co. G, 159th NYSV. Joined in Sept. 1862 at Claverack as
1st Lt., 167th NYSV; unit consolidated with the 159th in Oct., 1862; reduced to
2d Lt.; KIA at Irish Bend, LA, April 14, 1863.
- # 138 - Hudson - Chartered Dec. 30, 1879.
1st Lt. Robert D. Lathrop, Adjutant, 159th NYSV. Joined at Hudson April 1861
as a private in the 14th NYSV; mustered as 1st Lt. & Adjutant of 167th NYSV in
Sept., 1862; transferred to 159th in consolidation, Oct. 1862; KIA at Irish
Bend, LA, April 14, 1663.
- # 171 - Valatie - July 19, 1880 to 1915.
Major Thomas M. Burt, US Volunteers. Appointed additional paymaster Sept. 5,
1861; resigned April 5, 1865.
- # 539 - Chatham - Jan. 27, 1885 to 1921.
Major General John Alexander Logan. Born in southern Illinois; elected
national commander of the GAR at its second, third, & fourth conventions
(1868-1870); Memorial Day to be celebrated on May 30 was first instituted by a
order from Logan to the GAR; died in 1886 in Washington, DC, while a
member of the Senate; buried at Soldiers Home National Cemetery.
Maintained by Sue Greenhagen.