TOWN OF ORLEANS CIVIL WAR SERVICEMEN 14


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Fourth column should read: Letter of Company. In the fifth column: E = Date Enlisted, M = Date Mustered. Eighth column designates color. W = White, C = Colored. This does not refer to the soldier, rather to the company. A disproportionate number of Jefferson County soldiers were officers. Many of these officers commanded colored troops, the prevailing wisdom being that colored troops would obey white officers better than they would colored officers. The tenth column refers to bounty paid by the county if disbursed by the supervisor.The twelfth column concerns the married condition: S = Single, M = Married.

Last column heading should read: PROMOTIONS, RESIGNATIONS, DISCHARGES, DEATHS, &C, WITH DATES, CAUSES, &C. If deceased, state whether by Disease, Accident, or on the Field of Battle; give Place of Burial. If not deceased and out of Service give present Post Office Address.


NAME PRESENT Co. E. Enlisted for PLACE
OF
W Bounty Bounty Paid by Relief granted to S NAMES OF PARENTS. REMARKS
RESIDENCE. RANK. REG'T.   M. M.-Months. EN-
LIST-
MENT.
C Paid County, family by Town M PREVIOUS OCCUPATION.  
TIME AND PLACE OF BIRTH.         AND RANK. Y.-Years.     by Town.        
Henry Elliott Private 10th K 1862 3Y Orleans W            
Orleans   H. Art                      
Nilly McBoy Private 10th K 1862 3Y Orleans W 100          
Canada   H. Art                      
Alex Wilson Priv 10th K 1862 3Y Orleans W 100          
Canada   H. Art                      
Edward Greenleaf Dixon Priv 1st A 26 Sep 1861 3Y Cr W            
Lafargeville NY   Wis Inf   Oct 1861   New London              
July 1836 Lafargeville NY       Private   Wisconsin              
Handwritten on the cover page for Naval Service:                      
Sylvester N Dennis Greenleaf Died of Disease June 15 1862 in the Servace              

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