Essex County G.A.R. Posts
- # 42 - Keeseville - Chartered Sept. 14, 1867.
no information available.
- # 65 - Ticonderoga - Chartered Jan. 19, 1876.
Captain Alfred Weed, Co. G, 96th NYSV. Joined 96th NYSV at Ticonderoga Nov.
1861 as Captain, age 35; resigned June 9, 1862; joined 93d NYSV at Plattsburg
as Private in Co. E, Jan. 22, 1864; discharged for disability Feb. 14, 1865.
- # 102 - Moriah Center - Chartered Oct. 17, 1874.
1st Lt. William Henry Stevenson, Co. F, 118th NYSV. Joined at Plattsburg as 2d
Lt, age 21; 1st Lt. Nov. 1863; KIA May 16, 1864 at Drewry's Bluff while trying
to rescue Captain R.W. Livingston who was badly wounded.
- # 252 - Ticonderoga - Chartered April 1, 1902.
Capt. Alfred Weed, Co. G, 96th NYSV. See Post #65.
- # 379 - Jay - Chartered May 21, 1883.
Surgeon Francis J. D'Avignon, 96th NYSV. Joined at Plattsburg Nov. 1861, age
36; captured and paroled (no dates); mustered out March 1865.
- # 395 - Schroon Lake - Sept. 10, 1888 to 1918.
Lt. Col. Gorton T. Thomas, 22d NYSV. Joined May, 1861, at Keeseville
as Captain, age 54; promoted to Lt. Col. in June, 1861; WIA
8/30/62 at 2d Bull Run; died 9/7/62.
- # 465 - Wilmington .
- # 484 - Keeseville - June 12, 1884 to 1919.
1st Lt. Carlisle D. Beaumont, Co. C, 22d NYSV. Joined May, 1861
at Keeseville as 2d Lt., age 52; KIA Aug. 29, 1862 at
- # 490 - Bloomingdale -
Captain Martin Lennon, Co. I, 77th NYSV. Joined at Keeseville
as 1st Sgt., age 22; promoted to Captain August, 1862; WIA
October 19, 1864 at Cedar Creek, VA; died Nov. 1, 1864.
- # 528 - Elizabethtown - Dec. 1, 1884 to 1918.
Captain Samuel C. Dwyer, Co. K, 38th NYSV. Joined May, 1861 at
Elizabethtown as Captain, age 36; WIA May 5, 1962 at
Williamsburg, VA; died May 19, 1862.
- # 533 - Crown Point -
chartered Jan. 9, 1885.
Charles F. Hammond, capitalist. Made his fortune via phosphate
of lime which came from Crown Point mines; father of Col. John
Hammond, 5th NY Cavalry; presented his son's entire company with
superb Morgan horses.
- # 541 - Willsboro - Chartered Feb. 24, 1885.
Private Oakley H. Smith, Co. F, 118th NYSV. Joined Aug., 1862,
at Willsboro, age 23; wounded and captured at Drewry's Bluff, VA,
on May 16, 1864; died of wounds July 8, 1864, at Richmond, VA.
- # 594 - Keene Valley - Chartered June 15, 1888.
Captain Robert Wilson Livingston, Co. F, 118th NYSV. Joined in
Aug., 1862, at Plattsburg as Captain, age 52; wounded and
captured in action, May 16, 1864 at Drewry's Bluff; paroled (no
date); mustered out June, 1865; brevet major, NY Volunteers.
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