76th NY Roster
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Note: the following information is from the 1901 Adjutant General's Report (Albany, NY, 1902). Corrections and other information not in the AG report are noted in Italics. Hyperlinks point to additional information, pictures, etc. for individual soldiers.


KANE, JOHN.-Private, Co. D, Thirtieth Infantry; transferred to Co. E, this regiment, May 25, 1863; deserted, October 18, 1863; also borne as Cain.

KASPER, LEONARD, see Kasper Lenard.

KEARNEY, JOHN, see Kerney.

KEECH, GEORGE G.-Age, 22 years. Enlisted, September 19, 1861, at Virgil, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, October 10, 1864, near Petersburg, Va.

KEELER, ELIJAH H.-Age, 30 years. Enlisted at Oswego, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, August 20, 1863; captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; no further record.

According to Keeler's tombstone at the Dugway Cemetery in Mexico, Oswego County, NY, he was shot at the Battle of the Wilderness and died at 31 years of age. (photo courtesy Betty Jane Davies)

KEENAN, CHRISTOPHER.-Age, 39 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, August 5, 1863; discharged for disability, December 15, 1863, at Convalescent Camp, Va.

KEIF, JOHN.-Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, August 11, 1863; dishonorably discharged, July 1, 1865.

KELLER, PHILLIP.-First lieutenant, Co. F, Thirtieth Infantry; transferred to Co. G, this regiment, May 25, 1863; to Co. E, June 23, 1863; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; died of his wound, August 2, 1863, at Albany, N. Y.
Commissioned in Thirtieth Infantry.

KELLETT, JOHN.-Age, date and place of enlistment and muster-in as private, Co. A, not stated; discharged, January 16, 1865, at Cuyler Hospital, Germantown, Pa.

KELLEY, EDWARD.-Private, Co. E, Ninety-third Infantry; transferred to Co. E, this regiment, January, 1862; wounded in action, August 28, 1862, at Gainesville, Va.; died of his wounds, September 16,1862.

KELLEY, JAMES.-Age, 27 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. H, August 7, 1863; deserted in 1863.

KELLEY, MICHAEL.-Age, 28 years. Enlisted at Auburn, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, July 23, 1863; discharged for disability, December 12, 1863, at Convalescent Camp, Va.

KELLOGG, LEANDER M.-Age, 18 years. Enlisted, October 22, 1861, at Georgetown, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 29, 1861; discharged, October 29, 1864, near Petersburg, Va.
Listed in "New York Soldiers Living in Michigan, 1891" as living in Lowell, Michigan.

KELLOGG, VALDA L.-Age, 28 years. Enlisted, September 22, 1861, at Richford, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, October 4, 1861; captured in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; paroled, no date; discharged, October 14, 1864, at Elmira, N. Y.

KELSEY, RICHARD.-Age, 33 years. Enlisted at Chautauqua, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. A, August 18, 1863; discharged for disability, December 12, 1863, at Convalescent Camp, Va.
Born Albany County; farmer; wife Mary A, 24 Erie; two children - George 5, born Minnesota Sally Lovina, Jane 7 (personal communication from Betty Auten)

KENNEY, HORACE.-Corporal, Co. G, Thirtieth Infantry; transferred to Co. C, this regiment, May 25, 1863; promoted sergeant, no date; returned to ranks, October 28, 1864; transferred to Co. A, November 8, 1864; to Co. I, One Hundred and Forty seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

KENNEY, JAMES, JR., see Kinney.

KENT, JAMES.-Age, 36 years. Enlisted at Campbell, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, unassigned, July 17, 1863; no further record.

KENYON, CHARLES.-Age, 19 years. Enlisted, October 28, 1861, at Newark, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. E, October 29, 1861; deserted, January 20, 1863, at Pratts Point, Va.

KENYON, HENRY P.-Age, 32 years. Enlisted, October 28, 1861, at Newark, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, October 29, 1861; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; transferred to Invalid Corps, February 8, 1864.

KENYON, MARTIN.-Age, 27 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. A, August 5, 1863; deserted, November 5, 1863, at Bristoe Station, Va.

KERNEY, JOHN.-Sergeant, Co. F, Thirtieth Infantry; transferred to Co. I, this regiment, May 25,1863; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; discharged for disability caused by wound, July 6, 1864; also borne as Kearney. Medical and Surgical History-Part III, Volume II Chapter X.--Wounds And Injuries Of The Lower Extremities. Section III.--Injuries Of The Shaft Of The Femur. Cases of Primary Amputation in the Middle Third of the Thigh, reports his wound as "Kearney, J., Serg't, l, 76th New York, age 30. July 2, 2, '63. Right; circ. Surg. G. W. Metcalf, 76th N.Y. Also amp. r't thumb. Disch'd July 6, 1864. Spec. 4366."

KERRIGAN, JAMES.-Age, 21 years. Enlisted, August 5,1863, at Rochester, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, August 24, 1863; transferred to Co. C, no date; deserted, August 30, 1864, at Judiciary Square Hospital, Washington, D. C.; also borne as Carrigan.

KETCHAM, MEDAD.-Age, 30 years. Enlisted at Nanticoke, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, July 17, 1863; died of disease, November 7, 1863, at Alexandria, Va.

KEYSER, ABRAM - see Kiser

KIBBY, ALMON M.-Age, 27 years. Enlisted at Truxton, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. G, October 9, 1861; discharged for disability, January 20, 1863, at Convalescent Camp, Va.

KIMBALL, GEORGE D.-Age, 26 years. Enlisted, October 28, 1861, at Berkshire, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, October 29, 1861; deserted, November 20, 1861, at Cortland, N. Y.

KIMBERLY, ORRIN.-Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Lockport, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. B, July 28, 1863; captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; died, July 13, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga., a prisoner of war.

KING, CHARLES.-Age, 25 years. Enlisted at Utica, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, September 21, 1863; wounded in action, May 10, 1864, at Spotsylvania, Va.; transferred to Co. A, November 8, 1864; to Co. A, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

KINNEY, JR., JAMES.-Age, 29 years. Enlisted at Watertown, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, September 16, 1863; captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; died of disease, September 18, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga., a prisoner of war; also borne as Kenney.

KIPP, LOUIS.-Age, 25 years. Enlisted at Union, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, July 17, 1863; died of typhoid fever, November 18, 1863, at Division Hospital, Culpepper, Va.
Born 4/8/1837, Union; single son Simeon and Catherine (Davis); farmer; Died with diarrhea Rappahannock Station, buried on the Mill Spring Farm (personal communication from Betty Auten)

KIPP, SAMUEL.-Age, 27 years. Enlisted at Union, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, July 17, 1863; wounded in action, June, 1864, at Petersburg, Va.; transferred to Co. H, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

KIRCHNER, MICHAEL.-Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, August 7, 1863; transferred to Co. C, December 1, 1864; to Co. E, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

KIRK, WILLIAM C.-Age, 21 years. Enlisted at Canandaigua, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, August 25, 1863; wounded in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; discharged for disability caused by wounds, August 21, 1865, at Albany, N. Y.

KISER, ABRAM.-Age,21 years. Enlisted, September 21,1861, at Albany, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 14, 1861; mustered out with company, December 1, 1864.

Tombstone gives his name as "Abram Keyser". Keyser died in 1926. He married Nellie (Keyser) (1844-1918) and they had a daughter Nancy (1871-1962)

KISPAUGH, BARNEY.-Age, 42 years. Enlisted at Canandaigua, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. K, September 11, 1863; transferred to Co. E, July 1, 1864; to Co. A, November 1.8, 1864; to Co. B, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

KIZOR, GEORGE W.-Age, 29 years. Enlisted at Dryden, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. B, July 25, 1863; captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; died, September 14, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga., a prisoner of war.

KIZOR, JOHN.-Age, 36 years. Enlisted at Elmira, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, unassigned, July 20, 1.863; no further record.

KLINE, WILLIAM.-Age, 22 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, August 7, 1863; transferred to Co. D, July 1, 1864; captured in action, no date; died, September 24, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga., a prisoner of war; also borne as Cline.

KNAPP, HENRY Z.-Age, 21 years. Enlisted at Cortland, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, October 10, 1861; discharged for disability, January 3, 1863, at Washington, D. C.

KNAPP, JACOB S.-Age, 31 years. Enlisted at East Homer, to serve three years, and mustered in as corporal, Co. A, October 10, 1861; promoted sergeant, January 9, 1863; discharged for disability, February 6, 1864, at Rendezvous of Distribution, Va.

Knapp was born April 18, 1830, died August 22, 1902, and is buried in Cortland Rural Cemetery. Louesa N. Knapp, his wife, was born April 5, 1833, and died November 26, 1894. 

Photo from Cortland Rural Cemetery by Mike Brown

KNETTLES, HENRY.-Age, 28 years. Enlisted, September 31, 1861, at South Lansing, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. C, October 31, 1861; died of disease, January 22, 1864, at hospital.

KNOBLANCH, JACOB.-Age, 23 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. A, August 19, 1863; transferred to Co. I, October 11, 1864; to Co. C, December 1, 1864; to Co. E, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

KONIG, AUGUST.-Age, 21 years. Enlisted at Corning, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, unassigned, July 16, 1863; no further record.

KORFF, CHRISTIAN.-Age, 18 years. Enlisted at New Fane, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, July 28, 1863; captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; transferred to Co. C, December 1, 1864; to Co. F, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.
GAR marker, St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery, Cambria, Niagara County, NY (personal communication from Betty Auten)

KOSTER, FREDERICK.-Age, 26 years. Enlisted at Watertown, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. H, September 16, 1863; transferred to Co. F, no date; retransferred, April 11, 1864; captured in action, June 2, 1864, at Bethesda Church, Va.; died, September 4, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga., a prisoner of war; also borne as Costar.


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