Yates County G.A.R. Posts
- # 71 - Dundee - Chartered Sept. 18, 1878.
1st Lt. Foster P. Cook, Co. F, 148th NYSV. Enlisted as Private at Starkey,
Aug., 1862, age 21; promoted to Sgt. October, 1862; to 1st Sgt. Jan., 1864; WIA
Petersburg June 15, 1864; promoted to 2d Lt. Oct., 1864; to 1st Lt. Feb., 1865;
discharged with regiment June, 1865.
- # 93 - Penn Yan - Chartered April 22, 1869.
Major John Barnet Sloan, 179th NYSV. Joined 31st NYSV May, 1861 at NYC as 1st
Lt., age 23; stabbed one mutineer soldier of the 31st with his sword after he
was attacked, shot another a few days later - subsequent court-martial cleared
him; General McClellan reportedly followed the court-martial and influenced
Sloan's promotion; promoted to Captain Jan. 23, 1862; WIA May 3, 1863 at
Fredericksburg; promoted to Major May 9, 1863; mustered out with regiment June
4, 1863; mustered as Major 179th NYSV, May 26, 1864; KIA June 17, 1864 at
Petersburg; buried at Lakeview Cemetery, Penn Yan.
- # 104 - Rushville - Post active during 1872.
McPherson - no other information available.
- # 115 - Middlesex/Potter - Dec. 6, 1871 to 1917.
Hays - no other information available.
- # 319 - Rushville - Chartered Nov. 29, 1882.
Captain Winfield Scott, Co. C, 126th NYSV. Enrolled Aug., 1862 as Captain, age
25; WIA May 8, 1864 at Spottsylvania; discharged for wounds Sept. 23, 1864.
- # 486 - Penn Yan - Chartered Aug. 17, 1895.
Major William H. Long, U.S. Volunteers. Joined Co. I, 33d NYSV at Penn Yan
May, 1861 as 2d Lt., age 26; promoted to 1st Lt. Dec., 1861; discharged to U.S.
Volunteers; appointed Captain Oct., 1862; appointed Major and AAG Sept., 1864;
mustered out Sept., 1865; brevet Colonel US Vol.