Jefferson County G.A.R. Posts
# 14 - Dexter - Post active in 1872.
Private Julius Broadbent, Co. K, 35th NYSV. Joined at Dexter May, 1861, age
20; KIA at Antietam, MD.
- # 188 - Dexter - Chartered July 5, 1883.
see Post #14.
- # 268 - Cape Vincent - April 1, 1895 to 1912.
Brevet Major General
Delos Bennett Sacket, USA. Born in Cape Vincent in 1822;
in U.S. Army from 1840s; Mexican War vet; Major 1st US Cavalry, Lt. Col. 2d US
Cavalry, Lt. Col. 5th US Cavalry 1861; Col. in USA Inspector-General's Dept
from Fall of 1861; Brevet BG USA; died in Washington, DC in 1885; buried in St.
John's Episcopal Churchyard, Cape Vincent, NY.
- # 269 - Carthage - Chartered May 12, 1882.
Private Edgar B. Steele, Co. I, 35th NYSV. Born 1842; enlisted as company
musician June, 1861; lost left foot at Fredericksburg, VA; became a shoemaker;
died March 6, 1878.
- # 273 - Henderson - July 29, 1882 to 1920.
Colonel Alexander Piper, 10th NY Heavy Artillery. Captain 3d US Artillery;
mustered as Colonel of 10th NYHA July 7, 1863; mustered out with regiment July,
- # 300 - Black River - Chartered April 1, 1902.
Sgt. Hiram Veber, Co. D, 10th NYHA. Joined as Private at Champion Aug. 1862,
age 32; promoted to Sgt. Dec. 1864; WIA April 2, 1865 at the Bermuda Front;
recd a disability discharge in hospital on David's Island, NY Harbor, Oct. 5,
- # 306 - Theresa - Chartered Nov. 8, 1882.
Captain George W. Flower, Co. C, 35th NYSV. Joined at Theresa as Captain, age
30; suffered severe concussion at Antietam and requested a disability discharge
Nov. 5, 1862; postwar mayor of Watertown, NY; his brother was NY Governor; died
- # 323 - Watertown - Chartered Dec. 29, 1882.
Lt. Col. Joe Spratt, 10th NYHA. Joined as Captain of Battery H, 1st NY Light
Artillery in Watertown, Aug. 1861, age 28; WIA May 31, 1862; mustered as Lt.
Col. 10th NYHA Feb. 5, 1863; disability discharge April 5, 1864.
- # 334 - Evans Mills - Chartered Jan. 17, 1883.
Captain Chauncey Wilkie, Co. I, 14th NYHA. Joined at Le Ray Jan., 1864 as
Captain, age 28; died of typhoid Aug. 1, 1864 aboard transport en route to
- # 345 - Ellisburg - Chartered March 7, 1896.
Captain Calvin P. Burch, Co. G, 24th NY Cavalry. Joined Co. H, 24th NYSV
at Orwell May 1861 as 1st Lt., age 25; wounded and
captured at Bull Run on Aug. 30, 1862; exchanged and returned to duty Dec. 18,
1862; discharged with unit May 1863; joined 24th NY Cavalry as Captain of Co.
G, January 1864; KIA June 18, 1864 near Petersburg, VA.
- # 360 - Sacket Harbor - March 31, 1883 to 1918.
Brigadier General Joseph K. Barnes, Surgeon General, USA. Born in Philadelphia
in 1817; attended Harvard and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in
1838; studied meicine under Navy Surgeon General Harris; veteran of Seminole
Wars and Mexican War; appointed Colonel and Medical Inspector during 1861;
appointed acting Surgeon General Sept. 1863 and made a Brigadier General Aug.
1864; he attended Lincoln and Garfield after they were shot; retired 1882; died
in Washington, DC in 1883; buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Post named in memoriam.
- # 373 - Antwerp - Chartered May 3, 1883.
Sgt. Oliver R. McAllister, Co. C, 35th NYSV. Joined as Sgt. May 1861 at
Antwerp; mustered out with company June, 1863.
- # 381 - Adams - Chartered June 25, 1883.
2d Lt. Dealton W. Cooper, Co. G, 10th NYHA. Joined at Adams Aug 1862 as
Private, age 18; Sgt Sept. 1862; 2d Lt. Sept. 1863; died of typhoid fever Aug
5, 1864 at Fort Monroe, VA.
- # 409 - Black River - Chartered Sept. 28, 1883.
1st Lt. Charles S. Glass, Co. B, 106th NYSV. Joined Aug. 1862 at Ogdensburg as
2d Lt., age 23; promoted to 1st Lt. March 1863; discharged for disability
- # 410 - Clayton - Chartered October 13, 1883.
Private Albert Dennis, Battery D, 1st NY Light Artillery. Enlisted Aug. 1861
at Stone Mills, age 18; mustered Sept. 1861; recd a disability discharge in a
general hospital - no date or further details given by NYS AGO report.
- # 424 - Alexander Bay - Chartered Nov. 17, 1883.
Major James B. Campbell, 6th NYHA. Mustered as Captain in Black River
Artillery Sept. 1862 age 37; unit became Co. M, 10th NYHA; Major Feb. 1863; WIA
April 2, 1865 at Bermuda Hundred; transferred to 6th NYHA July 18, 1865;
mustered out with 6th Aug. 1865 in Washington, DC (appointed Lt. Col. but never
mustered as such).
- # 441 - Three Mile Bay - Chartered Jan. 3, 1884.
1st Lt. Edward V. Mayhew, Co. G, 94th NYSV. Born Lyme, NY; farmer; enlisted
Oct. 21, 1861 at Cape Vincent; mustered Feb.
21, 1862 at 2d Lt., Co. G; WIA at Second Bull Run; was weak from malaria; sent
to Alexandria Hospital and "never rtd to the regiment;" mustered Jan. 1, 1863
as 1st Lt. with rank from Nov. 1, 1862; discharged as supernumerary on
consolidation March 19, 1863,
- # 556 - Worthville -
Corporal Eli S. Gillet, Co. C, 186th NYSV. Joined for one year August 1864 at
Worth, age 19; KIA April 2, 1865 at Fort Mahone, outside of Petersburg, VA.
- # 588 - Natural Bridge - Chartered April 13, 1891.
William T. Sherman. Named in honor of General "Uncle Billy" Sherman, who died
on Feb. 14, 1891.
- # 633 - Belleville - Chartered Aug. 12, 1897.
Captain John P. Buckley, 24th NYSV. Enlisted at Belleville as 1st Lieutenant on 7 May 1861, age 24;
promoted to Captain 19 Dec. 1861. KIA Second Bull Run 30 Aug. 1862.
Maintained by Sue Greenhagen.