Col. Sidney W. Park. Colonel Sidney W. Park, who died at his summer home at Alderbrook farm, near Pottersville, Warren county, was for many years a clerk in the state comptroller's office. Col. Park was born in Troy, but removed to this city in 1875, and had resided here ever since. When he left for his farm he was in good health. Col. Park was the com- mandant of the old Second regiment, N. Y. Volunteers, for which he raised a company and enlisted in 1861. In 1862 he succeeded the late Gen. Joseph B. Carr as colonel of the regiment, and a year later lost a leg at the battle of Chancellorsville. In 1863 he entered the service of that state as clerk in the land tax office, under Lucious Robinson. He was promoted to chief clerk of that bu- reau in 1870 and continued in that posi- tion until April 1, 1892. Col. Park was Highly esteemed by all who knew him. He was seventy-five years old.
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