# 18 - Troy - Feb. 9, 1868 to 1876.
Brevet Brig. Gen. John McConihe
# 18 - Troy - May 26, 1886 to 1923.
Brevet Brig. Gen. John McConihe. Born in 1834 in Troy; attended Yale
University, Union College in Schenectady, and Albany Law School; lawyer;
Secretary to Governor Richardson of Nebraska; Captain of 1st Nbraska
Volunteers; joined 169th NYSV at Troy in Sept., 1862 as Lt. Col., age 28; made
Colonel April 12, 1864; KIA June 1, 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA; awarded brevet for
Cold Harbor gallantry; buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Troy.
# 18 - Troy - 1923 to 1934
# 34 - Troy - Chartered May 19, 1869.
Colonel George L. Willard, 125th NYSV. Major 19th US Infantry; joined at Troy
in Aug., 1862 as Colonel of the 125th NYSV; surrendered at Harpers Ferry and
paroled; KIA July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg.
# 42 - Lansingburgh - Post active in 1872.
2d Lt. Francis Dargen, Co. A, 30th NYSV. Joined in April, 1861, age 28; KIA
Aug. 30, 1862 at Second Bull Run.
# 141 - Troy - Chartered Jan. 1, 1880.
Brig. Gen. William Badger Tibbits. Born in 1837 at Hoosick Falls, NY;
from Union College in Schenectady; Major in 2d NYSV; re-entered the army Feb.
5, 1864 as Colonel of 21st Cavalry; brevet Brig. Gen. and Major Gen.; mustered
out in 1866; died in 1880; buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Troy.
# 204 - Bath-on-Hudson - Chartered Nov. 19, 1888.
Private Daniel S. Corbin, Co. A, 169th NYSV. Joined at Troy in Aug., 1862, age
42; transferred to 22d VRC in Aug., 1863; transferred back to Co. A, 169th NYSV
in April, 1864; transferred back to 22d VRC in Jan., 1865.
# 294 - Hoosick Falls - Chartered Oct. 2, 1882
Walter Abbott Wood, Industrialist. Born in Mason, NH on Oct. 23, 1815 to Aaron
Wood, who made cast-iron ploughs in NY that had been invented by Jethro Wood;
Walter Wood settled in Hoosick Falls in 1835 and began manufacturing harvesting
machines, mowers and reapers; in 1853 he sold 500 machines, in 1869 he sold
6000, and in 1884 over 48000; Wood machines won first prizes at the World's
Fairs in Paris in 1867, Vienna in 1873, Philadelphia in 1876, and Paris in
1878; he received the Order of Francis Joseph from Austria and was made an
officer in the French Legion of Honor; US Congressman from 1878 to 1883; died
in Hoosick Falls on Jan. 15, 1892.
# 338 - Troy - Feb. 27, 1883 to consolidation with #18 in 1923.
John Augustus Griswold. Born in 1818 in Nassau, Rensselaer County; nephew of
General John E. Wool; Mayor of Troy in 1850; aided in raising the 3d, 125th,
and 169th NYSV as well as the 21st Cavalry, also called the "Griswold Light
Cavalry;" briefly Colonel of the 125th NYSV but never commissioned as such;
owner of Rensselaer Iron Works and President of the Troy City Bank; member of
the syndicate that built the Monitor; elected to Congress in 1862 as a
War Democrat, then changed to Republican as was re-elected as a Republican from
1863-69; 1868 Republican candidate for Governor of NYS; trustee of the
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 1860 to 1872; died in Troy in 1872.
# 400 - Rensselaer - Sept. 10, 1883 to 1914.
Thurlow Weed. Born in 1797; militia man in War of 1812; NY state legislator and
three-decade publisher of the Albany Evening Journal; leader of the
Whigs and, later, the Republicans in NYS; Lincoln consultant; quit the
newspaper in 1863; opposed the Radical Republicans; died in 1882 and is buried
in Albany Rural Cemetery.
# 471 - Lansingburgh - Chartered March 25, 1884
Private William Bolton. Enlisted at Lansingburgh in Aug., 1862, age 21;
surrendered and paroled at Harpers Ferry, Sept., 1862; captured at Ream's
Station, VA; mustered out June 1, 1865.
# 487 - Schaghticoke - Chartered June 3, 1884.
Captain Edwin Alonzo Hartshorn, Co. E, 125th NYSV. Joined in Aug., 1862 at Troy
as 1st Lt., Co. A, age 20; surrendered and paroled at Harpers Ferry; Captain of
Co. E, Jan. 1, 1863; discharged Nov. 2, 1863.
# 545 - Dunham Hollow - Chartered March 18, 1885.
1st Lt. Isaac DeWitt Coleman, Co. H, 125th NYSV. Joined in Aug., 1862 at Troy
as Sgt., age 24; surrendered and paroled in Sept., 1862 at Harpers Ferry; 2d
Lt. Sept., 1863; 1st Lt. May, 1864; KIA June 16, 1864 at Petersburg, VA.
# 568 - Cropseyville -
Private Henry A. Ensign, Co. C, 22d NYSV. Joined in May, 1861 at Troy for two
years, age 28; mustered and transferred to band on June 7, 1861; discharged
with the band on Aug. 15, 1862.