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Johnsburg Goes to War: 1861-1865

Russell, Mitchell

Born Sept. 13, 1834 in "Canada East". Son of Francis and Frances (Brooks). Enlisted Sept. 3, 1864 in Plattsburgh for 1one year as a private in Co. D of the 175th NYVI. Discharged Sept. 14, 1865.

Sanders, George

Born Dec. 12, 1834 in Granville, NY, son of Joseph and Chloe (Cady). Enlisted in Johnsburg for three years on Aug. 11, 1862 as a private in Co. G of the 118th NYVI. Died six months later on Feb. 22, 1863 - probably of disease in Washington D.C. and buried there.

Schmerhorn, Edgar L.

Born 1830 in New York State, son of Daniel and Lucinda (Gibbons). Served with the 5th NY Cavalry. Unfortunately, I have no additional information at this time.

Stackhouse, Charles

Born 1827 in Warrensburg, son of Timothy and Susan (McLaren). Enlisted Feb. 13, 1864 in Johnsburg for three years as a private in Co. B in the 96th NYVI. Survived the war and discharged Feb. 6, 1866.

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