Addison, Addison County, Vermont Civil War Records

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The part taken by the early inhabitants of this town in the wars of the Revolution and 1812 has been described in preceding pages; but it may be added that the descendants of Addison’s pioneers fully sustained the records of their ancestors for bravery and patriotism, when the country was threatened with internal war. Men and money were freely supplied for the preservation of the Union, and many fell in defense of their country. The following list gives the names of those who enlisted in the town in Vermont organizations, as compiled by the adjutant-general

Volunteers for three years credited previous to call for 300,000 volunteers of October 17, 1863:

J. Q. Adams, D. Barrow, P. Barrow, S. Bachman, C. Bowers, E. Casey, W. D. Clark, G. W. Converse, J. Crowley, L. Davis, G. H. Dobbin, S. Eaton, H. Elmer, W. F. Elmer, E. Fuller, W. Fuller, 0. Gordon, F. Harris, G. A. Holcomb, W. J. Hurd, E. McKenzie, J. Morgan, L. Murray, C. Norton, H. Palmer, C. H. Smith, D. Smith, L. Smith, J. Turney, J. Vanderhoof, 0. S. Vanderhoof.

Credits under call of October 17, 1863, for 300,000 volunteers, and subsequent calls:

Volunteers for three years. – J. Arno, B. P. Bowers, J. Bogor, jr., D. S. Day, E. Dushon, A. H. Harris, I. C. Heath, S. Knight, H. Laptad, J. Miller, jr., A. Mumble, D. Murray, L. Murray, P. Ruin, L. St. Clair, L. Tatro, M. H. Taylor.

Volunteers for one year. – E. Briggs, jr., C. M. Bucklin, D. W. Clark, H. M. Fifield, D. St. Johns, J. F. Todd.

Volunteers re-enlisted. – J. Bovia, J. Daniels, J. Morgan.

Not credited by name. – Two men.

Volunteers for Nine Months. – P. Berges, M. A. Clark, A. Dachno, J. W. Dallison, A. Dayton, C. L. Elmer, H. B. Heustis, P. Finegan, F. King, W. H. Merrill, A. L. Norton, F. Pasno, J. Pecu, C. Riley, C. Sprigg, J. A. Strong, R. C. Whitford.

Furnished under draft. – Paid commutation, D. R. Brown, E. A. Field, 0. H. Fisher, F. Morby, V. Norton, B. Smith, L. H. Smith, W. D. Smith, G. H, Sprigg, H. Warner, T. S. Warren, P. C. Whitford.



MLA Source Citation:

Finished Round 1 Editing. Needs locations and topics in round 2. Needs index page AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 2 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/vermont/addison-addison-county-vermont-civil-war-records.htm - Last updated on Aug 30th, 2012


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