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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.


TAGGART, RUFUS.--Age, 28 years. Enlisted at Wilson, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. H, July 29, 1863; transferred to Co. I, February 2, 1864; retransferred, April 9, 1864; transferred to Co. B, January 1, 1865; to Co. D, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

TALBOT, JOSEPHUS.--Age, 20 years. Enlisted, September 22, 1861, at Richford, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, November 29, 1861; died of disease, July 14, 1862, at Mt. Pleasant Hospital, Washington, D.C. Listed as buried in the Military Asylum Cemetery, Washington, D.C. (now the Soldiers Home National Cemetery) - first name listed as "Joseph".

TANNER, DANIEL.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 18, 1861, at Harford, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. F, October 9, 1861; discharged for disability, August 4, 1862, at Washington, D.C.

Tanner married four times - "Emma" (b.1849-d.1870), Lovilla (b.1844-d.1892), Lucinda (b.1836-d.1900), and Martha G. Yates (b.~1865 - m. July 22,1900 in Slaterville Springs - d. after 1911). He died in 1911 and is buried in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden, NY (Les Gifford photo) (info on Martha from John Yates)

TARBELL, SIMON.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 14, 1861, at Freetown, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 4, 1861; captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; released, March 4, 1865; discharged, April 21, 1865, at Elmira, N.Y.
Tarbell appears in photo of the last regimental reunion in 1922.

TARBELL, WILLIAM H.--Age, 21 years. Enrolled, September 14, 1861, at Freetown, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. D, October 4, 1861; promoted sergeant, February 24, 1863; first sergeant, May 1, 1863; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; mustered in as second lieutenant, Co. E, to date February 12, 1863; discharged for disability, September 5, 1864, at General Hospital, York, Pa. Commissioned second lieutenant, October 17, 1863, with rank from February. 12, 1863, vice S. M. Powell discharged.

TARBOX, WORDEN M.--Age, 22 years. Enlisted, September 22, 1861, at South Harford, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, November 8, 1861; deserted, May 19, 1863, at Fredericksburg, Va.

TAYLOR, AMMON.--Private, Co. D, Thirtieth Infantry; transferred to Co. D, this regiment, May 25, 1863; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, April 15, 1864; discharged, July 29, 1865, at Washington, D.C., as of Co. E, Eighteenth Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps.

TAYLOR, BENJAMIN F.--Age, 21 years. Enlisted, September 16, 1861, at McLean, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 5, 1861; mustered out with company, November 8, 1864.
Taylor died in 1915 and is buried in Cortland Rural Cemetery.

TAYLOR, GEORGE F.--Private, Co. A, Twenty-fourth Infantry; transferred to Co. F, this regiment, May 13, 1863; promoted corporal, no date; transferred to Co. D, July 1, 1864; discharged, November 22, 1864, near Petersburg, Va.
Born 1830 in US, Protestant, died May 20, 1907. Buried in Sec. G, Row 4, Grave 9 at Bath Soldier & Sailor's Home, Bath, NY. Info & photo courtesy Conrad Bush.

TAYLOR., GEORGE W.--Private, Co. K, Twenty-fourth Infantry; transferred to Co. E, this regiment, May 13, 1863; mustered out with detachment, September 26, 1864.

TAYLOR, HENRY L.--Age, 20 years. Enlisted, September 20, 1861, at Pitcher, to serve three years; mustered in as sergeant, Co. B, October 4, 1861; killed in action, August 28, 1862, at Gainesville, Va.

Pitcher Town records say, "Taylor, Henry S. [listed as L. on 76th Roster], Co. B, 76th NY Inf.; enlisted 9-18-1861. died 8-28-1862; rank private; Occupation farmer; killed at 2nd Bull Run, buried on field of battle Aug 28, 1862."

Memorial stone at right is in Pitcher, NY, cemetery - Mike Brown photo

TAYLOR, JAMES C.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 20, 1861, at Cortland, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, October 4, 1861; deserted, May 23, 1862, at Fort De Russy, D.C.

TAYLOR, JOHN H.--Private, Co. D, Thirtieth Infantry; transferred to Co. D, this regiment, May 25, 1863; to Co. G, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

TEATER, HENRY.--Age, 19 years. Enlisted, October 1, 1861, at Middleburg, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, January 7, 1862; captured, December 16, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va.; paroled, January 9, 1863, at City Point, Va.; deserted in 1863, at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md.

TEETER, CICERO.--Age, 25 years. Enlisted, October 18, 1861,. at West Dryden, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 25, 1861; discharged for disability, March 20, 1862, at Fort Slocum, D.C.

TEETER, EDWARD H.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted, October 15, 1861, at West Dryden, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, November 20, 1861; discharged for disability, August 20, 1862, at Alexandria, Va.

Teeter is buried in Willow Glen Cemetery, Dryden, NY (Les Gifford photo)

TEETER, LAVERN E.--Age, 20 years. Enlisted, October 18, 1861, at West Dryden, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 25, 1861; promoted corporal, April 10, 1863; sergeant, September 10, 1863; wounded in action, August 21, 1864, near Weldon Railroad, Va.; transferred to Co. D, November 8, 1864, while absent, wounded; no further record.

TERANGO, LEWIS.--Private, Co. D, Thirtieth Infantry; transferred to Co. E, this regiment, May 25, 1863; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; died of his wounds, September 3, 1863.

TERBUSH, DAVID - Co. K - Listed as being in the Gov. Crapo Post No. 145, Grand Army of the Republic, Flint, MI, but not in AG report.

THATCHER, WILLIAM K.--Age, 28 years. Enlisted at Hartsville, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. I, July 18, 1863; transferred to Co. C, December 1, 1864; to Co. F, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

THAYER, JULIUS P.--Age, 35 years. Enlisted, October 20, 1861, at Cooperstown, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. K, October 21, 1861; discharged for disability, June 14, 1862, at Eckington, D.C.

THERINGTON, GEORGE E.--Age, 21 years. Enlisted, November 25, 1861, at Greene, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. B, November 26, 1861; wounded in action, December 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va.; July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, March 4, 1864; also borne as Thorington.

THOMAS, FREDERICK.--Age, 21 years. Enlisted at Lisle, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, July 17, 1863; wounded in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; transferred to Co. H, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

THOMAS, JOSIAH.--Age, 37 years. Enlisted at Thurston, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, July 15, 1863; captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; paroled, no date; transferred to Co. F, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 31, 1865.

THOMPSON, ALLEN W.--Age, 20 years. Enlisted at Cherry Valley, to serve three years, and mustered in as corporal, Co. H, October 14, 1861; discharged for disability, May 17, 1862, at Fort Massachusetts, D.C.

THOMPSON, GEORGE G.--Age, 26 years. Enlisted at Rochester, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, August 8, 1863; captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; released, February 27, 1865, at Wilmington, N. C.; discharged, September 28, 1865, at Rochester, N.Y.; also borne as Lloyd G.

THOMPSON, GEORGE R.--Age, 24 years. Enlisted at South Cortland, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, November 26, 1861; killed in action, August 28, 1862, at Gainesville, Va.

THOMPSON, ISAAC GRANT - not in AG Roster listing. 

The photo at right is from Tom Canfield, who notes: "I picked up the attached cabinet card of ISAAC GRANT THOMPSON, from Troy, NY. His National Archive records show him as a member of the Company G, 76th NYVI. Photo was taken in Albany, buttons are New York. Still looking for more data."

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System lists a Private Isaac Thompson (no middle initial) as being in Co. G of the 76th NY (ref M551 roll 140). 

There was a famous Isaac Grant Thompson from the Albany area who was born in 1840 and died at age 39 in Saratoga Springs. He was editor of the Albany Law Journal and edited the American Law Reports for New York State Case law - see his USGenWeb biography. Was this the same Isaac Grant Thompson? - MFB


Back of photo says 
"Isaac Grant Thompson, Dad's father, died of diphtheria, age 44."

THOMPSON, SAMUEL B.--Age, 28 years. Enlisted, November 30, 1861, at Unadilla, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. K, December 5, 1861; discharged for disability, June 1, 1862, at Patent Office Hospital, Washington, D.C.

THOMPSON, WILLIAM.--Age, 20 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. H, August 7, 1863; in Carver Hospital, October 15, 1863, at Washington, D.C.; deserted, no date.

THOMPSON, WILLIAM.--Age, 27 years. Enlisted at Ellery, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. A, August 19, 1863; deserted. October 17, 1863, at Centreville, Va.

THORINGTON, GEORGE E., see Therington.

THORNTON, JOHN.--Age, 29 years. Enlisted at Norwich, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. K, September 17, 1863; transferred to Co. H, July 1, 1864; promoted corporal, October 30, 1864; transferred to Co. B, January 1, 1865; to Co. C, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865; also borne as Thorington.

TOMPKINS,. CHARLES.--Private, Co. G, Thirtieth Infantry; transferred to Co. C, this regiment, May 24, 1863; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, March 25, 1864; discharged, August 25, 1865, at Washington, D.C., as of Fifty-eighth Company, Second Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps.

TOMPKINS, MOSES.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted, October 21, 1861, at Middleburg, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 22, 1861; promoted corporal prior to October, 1863; returned to ranks, April 3, 1864; wounded and captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; died, November 16, 1864, at Florence, S. C., a prisoner of war.

TOMPKINS, WILLIAM W.--Private, Co. D, Thirtieth Infantry; transferred to Co. B, this regiment, May 25, 1863; killed in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.

TOPPING, MARTIN.--Age, 22 years. Enlisted at Cortland, to serve three years, and mustered .in as private, Co. C, November 12, 1861; deserted, January or February, 1862.

TOPPING, MILES.--Age, 25 years. Enlisted, October 21, 1861, at Cortland, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. A, November 12, 1861; deserted, May 23, 1862, at Fort De Russy, Md.

TOPPING, OLIVER H.--Age, 31 years. Enlisted at East Homer, to serve three years, and mustered in as corporal, Co. A, October 10, 1861; returned to ranks, no date; promoted corporal prior to June, 1862; discharged for disability, September 2, 1862, at Washington, D.C.

TORREY, DANIEL B. JR. --Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Pitcher, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. B, September 15, 1862; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; paroled, no date; transferred to Co. B, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 31, 1865. Pitcher Town records say, "Torrey, Daniel Barnes; Co. B, 76th NY Inf.; enlisted 9-17-1861; discharged 1865; rank private; In battle Fredericksburg; wounded in leg at Gettysburg. Taken prisoner May 5, 1864 at Wilderness, confined in Andersonville until Sept 10, 1864 then removed to Florence and exchanged March 15, 1865. Town bounty of $100.00. Occupation farmer."

Additional information from Ed Raus:
He was born in Pitcher, Chenango County, August 11, 1844. His mother was Maryette (Warren) Torrey and his wife was Amelia Gorsline (m. 1866). He died Nov. 25, 1873 in Lincklaen, Chenango County.

TOTMAN, CALVIN.--Age, 64 years. Enlisted, November 30, 1861, at Cortland, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. E, December 2, 1861; discharged for disability, December 29, 1862, at Convalescent Camp, Va.

TOWERS, WILLIAM.--Age, 28 years. Enlisted at Hartsville, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, September 10, 1863; wounded in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va., and near Petersburg, Va., no date; died of his wounds, July 24, 1864, at Alexandria, Va.

TOWNER, URIAH.--Age, 22 years. Enlisted at Prattsburg, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. C, July 16, 1863; transferred to Co. A, November 8, 1864; to Co. C, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

TOWNSEND, HENRY.--Age, 21 years. Enlisted at Auburn, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, July 25, 1863; captured and paroled, no date; transferred to Co. K, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 31, 1865.

TOWSLEY, LORENZO.--Private, Co. D, Twenty-fourth Infantry; transferred to Co. C, this regiment, May 13, 1863; killed in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.

TRANOR, MICHAEL.--Age, 32 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. F, August 8, 1863; captured in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; died of disease, September 12, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga., a prisoner of war.

TRASS, STEPHEN.--Age, 22 years. Enlisted at Norwich, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. G, September 1, 1863; transferred to Co. H, October 20, 1864; to Co. B, January 1, 1865; to Co. K, One Hundred and Forty-seventh infantry, January 28, 1865.

TRAVER, CALVIN.--Age, 31 years. Enlisted, November 18, 1861, at Middleburg, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, November 19, 1861; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; discharged, November 18, 1864, at Washington, D.C.

TRAVIS, NICHOLAS.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Canandaigua, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. D, September 19, 1863; transferred to Co. H, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

TRIM, WILLIAM.--Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Dryden, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, November 9, 1861; deserted, May 19, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va.; subsequent service in Co. H, Third Cavalry.

TRIPP, JOHN D.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 24, 1861, at Harford, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. F, October 4, 1861; discharged for disability, April 2, 1862, at Washington, D.C. Tripp's discharge certificate (in Mike Brown's collection) says he was born in Dryden, and was 5' 8" tall, with light complexion and hair, and blue eyes. His occupation is given as "Farmer", and the reason for discharge was "inguinal hernia". He was discharged at Fort Slocum. 

Additional information from Ed Raus:
B. Dryden, Tompkins County, Aug. 15, 1843. His parents were George and Caroline. He was a farmer and school teacher living in Dryden before enlistment. He married Josephene Lamb in 1870 and later Adele Fleming. He died in Auburn, Cayuga County August 19, 1930. He was buried in Lakeview Cem. Skaneateles N.Y.

TRIPP, JOHN H.--Private, Co. F, Thirtieth Infantry; transferred to Co. G, this regiment, May 25, 1863; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa., and May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; transferred to Co. E, October 20, 1864; to Co. A, November 18, 1864; to Co. B, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

TROWBRIDGE, DUANE.--Age, 19 years. Enlisted at Homer, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. E, November 1, 1861; deserted, April 7, 1862, at Washington, D.C.
He stated in his pension that he was born in Syracuse, New York,  April 29, 1843 as William Keefe.  his parents were William and Sarah.   He was adopted by Geoge Washington Trowbridge and his wife Hariett who lived in Preble, Cortland County.  He was given the name George Duane Trowbridge.  Duane states that he was living in Syracuse before enlistment.  He also served in the 12th New York Infantry (deserted), and the 17th Connecticut Infantry as William Keefe, Jan. 26, 1865 - muster out July 19, 1865.  After the war he gained the reputation as "one of the most notorious horse thieves that ever infested the state". He was associated with the famous Loomis family gang crime syndicate based in central New York.  He spent much of his post war life in jail for various offenses, once for swindling veterans out of their pension money.  He used various names in his criminal endeavors including "William Keefe" and "Duane Baker".  He died in Conneaut, Ohio, August 26, 1917.
- information from Ed Raus

TRYON, OLIVER.--Age, 32 years. Enlisted, September 22, 1861, at Richford, as private, Co. E; discharged for disability, no date, at Cortland, N.Y.

TUCKER, RALPH EASTMAN.--Age, 21 years. Enlisted, October 11, 1861, at New Woodstock, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. F, October 15, 1861; promoted sergeant prior to June, 1863; wounded in action, July 1, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, March 25, 1864.

TUCKER, WILLIAM H.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted, October 15, 1861, at Groton, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, October 18, 1861; discharged for disability, October 22, 1862, at Washington, D.C.

TURBUSH, D. -- Not in AG Report. - Co. C - Listed in "New York Soldiers Living in Michigan, 1891" as living in Flint, Michigan. 

TURNER, HENRY H.--Age, 25 years. Enlisted, September 25, 1861, at Pitcher, to serve three years; mustered in as corporal, Co. B, October 4, 1861; promoted sergeant, April 1, 1863; discharged for disability, February 24, 1864, at Culpeper, Va. "...and died soon after" according to Regimental History. Pitcher Town records say, "Turner, Henry Horton, Co. B, 76th NY Inf.; enlisted 9-26-1861, discharged 3-1-1864; rank sergeant; discharged March 1, 1864 from disease contracted in the army. Buried at North Pitcher. Occupation farmer."

TURNER, JOSEPH.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, Co. A, August 7, 1863; transferred to Co. I, October 11, 1864; to Co. C, December 1, 1864; to Co. F, One Hundred and Forty-seventh Infantry, January 28, 1865.

Born US 1846, Protestant, died March 11, 1913. Buried Sec. I, Row 12, Grave 25 at Bath Soldier & Sailor's Home, Bath, NY. Info & photo courtesy Conrad Bush.

TURNER, WILLIAM - not in AG report or regimental history. Listed in the 1890 Census of Civil War Veterans, Wilber Township, Iosco County, Michigan, as follows: "William Turner; Private; Co B 76th NY Inf; Sep 1861, 1864, 3y; East Tawas PO; lost one finger, wound in side & hip or knee; no remarks."

TUTTLE, JAMES C.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted, September 1861, at Freetown, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 4, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran, January 2, 1864; promoted corporal prior to April, 1864; missing in action, May 5, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; no further record. 

TUTTLE, JOHN.--Age, 32 years. Enlisted at Buffalo, to serve three years, and mustered in as private, unassigned, August 5, 1863; no further record.

TYGERT, GEORGE.--Age, 18 years. Enlisted, October 1, 1861, at Middleburg, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. I, October 14, 1861; discharged, December 31, 1861.


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