Franklin County G.A.R. Posts
- # 101 - Waverly - Post active in 1878.
Sgt. Guy Wynkoop, Co. H, 10th NY Cavalry. Joined at Waverly Oct. 1861 as Sgt.,
age 20; captured at Sulphur Springs, VA, Oct. 13, 1863; died Aug. 30, 1864 at
- # 213 - Malone - Chartered Jan. 28, 1895.
Private John W. Pangborn, Co. I, 35th NYSV. John N. Pangborn joined at
Elmira in May 1861 for two years; mustered with Co. H, moved to Co. I in Aug.
1861; discharged with regiment at Elmira June 5, 1863.
- # 284 - Malone - Chartered Aug. 12, 1882.
Captain William D. Brennan, Co. A, 142d NYSV. Born 1839; joined Aug. 21, 1862
at Malone as 1st Lt., age 22; Capt. May 1864; WIA Sept. 29, 1864 at Fort
Gilmer, VA and lost a leg; discharged May 17, 1865; brevet Lt. Col. NYSV;
brevet Major USV; taught school upon his return home and eventually became a
lawyer; served as county treasurer and three terms in NYS Assembly; suffered a
political reversal and took strychnine March 7, 1881.
- # 363 - Brushton - Chartered April 19, 1883.
Captain Horace L. Aldrich, Co. H, 106th NYSV. Joined at Morris Aug. 14, 1862,
as 2d Lt., age 26; Captain July 9, 1864; discharged June 22, 1865.
- # 363 - ? - Chartered April 19, 1883.
Colonel Fred F. Wead, 98th NYSV. KIA Cold Harbor, VA; Charter document in NYS
- # 462 - Dickinson Center
D. Robbins - no further information available.
- # 504 - St. Regis Falls - Aug. 6, 1884 to 1921.
Colonel Charles Durkee, 98th NYSV. Malone businessman and a Democrat; "a
colonel in the militia before the war;" joined at Malone as Lt. Col. Jan. 10,
1862, age 35; Colonel July 4, 1862; discharged Feb. 25, 1863; elected to lead
Malone's home guard during the St. Alban's scare of 1864; died 1879.
- # 562 - Chateaugay - Chartered Oct. 6, 1885.
Rear Admiral Theodorus Bailey
, US Navy. Born 1805 in Chateaugay; second in
command of Farragut's fleet at the battle for New Orleans; had a seven-year
feud with Farragut regarding official report on New Orleans; died 1877; he
requested not to be buried in Arlington.
- # 621 - Saranac Lake - July 23, 1897 to 1921.
Corporal Francis M. Bull, Co. A, 77th NYSV. Joined at Westport in Oct. 1861,
age 22; promoted to Corporal April 1862; discharged from a General Hospital in
West Philadelphia, PA for fractured thigh, July 19, 1862.
Maintained by Sue Greenhagen.