#7 - Clifton Springs - April 6, 1878 to 1922. Brigadier General Gordon Granger. Born in 1822 in Joy, Wayne County, NY; West
Point; Mexican War; 3d US Cavalry; fought at Wilson's Creek; Colonel of 1st
Mich. Cavalry; Brigadier General March 1862; brevet major general USA; Colonel
25th US Infantry 1866; died in 1876 in Sante Fe, NM; buried in Lexington, KY.
# 25 - Phelps - Post active in 1872.
Lt. William P. Smith, 38th USCT. Joined 148th NYSV as a private at Geneva, NY,
in Sept. 1862, age 18; promoted to corporal, no date; discharged to accept
commission in 38th USCT March 1864; appointed adjutant; died of disease April
# 74 - Naples - Chartered Dec. 28, 1878.
1st Lt. Lucien W. Bingham, QM, 23d NYSV. Joined May 1861 at Elmira as Sgt., age
39; mustered out with regiment May 1863.
# 94 - Geneva - Chartered May 3, 1869.
Brigadier General Joseph Gardner Swift. Born in 1783 in Nantucket, MA; two
brothers, William H. and John, were also generals; first graduate of West
Point, 1802; Commandant of USMA, 1816; retired in 1820 and moved to Geneva, NY;
died July 23, 1865; buried in Washington St. Cem., Geneva, NY; the Swift Post
established a plot for veterans at Geneva's Glenwood Cem. in 1909.
# 107 - Shortsville - March 9, 1881 to 1919.
Captain Orin J. Herendeen, Co. H, 126th NYSV. Joined at Geneva Aug. 1862 as
captain, age 27; surrendered and paroled at Harper's Ferry; KIA July 3, 1863 at
# 162- Canandaigua - Chartered May 21, 1880.
1st Lt. Albert M. Murray, 2d US Artillery. 2d Lt. with 5th US Artillery June
17, 1862; transferred to 2d US Art. Oct. 6, 1862; 1st Lt. March 30, 1864; died
Aug. 12, 1864 while a POW; brevet captain USA for gallantry at Antietam; brevet
major USA for gallantry before Atlanta, GA.
# 225 - East Bloomfield - Chartered July 3, 1881.
Corporal Sheridan Crandall, Co. B, 85th NYSV. Joined in 1861, age 19; died of
disease as a prisoner in Richmond, VA, June 3, 1862.
# 303 - Cheshire - Chartered Oct.20, 1882.
Private Charles R. Lilly, Co. G, 148th NYSV. Joined at Canandaigua Sept. 1862,
age 21; mustered out with company June 1865.
# 597 - Phelps - Chartered July 8, 1886.
Brevet Brigadier General John Boyce Murray. Born in 1822 in Arlington, VT;
lawyer and postmaster; Captain in 50th NY Engineers; Col. 148th NYSV; died in
1884 in Seneca Falls, NY; buried there in Restvale Cemetery (sec. R, lot 14 E);
also known as the "Father of Memorial Day - May 5, 1866 - Waterloo, NY.