Johnsburg Goes to War: 1861-1865

Aldous, Oliver

Born 1840, son of George and Eliza (Bedell). Age 20 and listed as a farm laborer in the 1860 Johnsburg census. Served in Co. D, 175th NYVI. Died Aug. 30, 1918.

Austin, Julius R.

Born April 29, 1837, son of Sylvester and Maria (Thomas). Served in Co. B of the 1st Vermont cavalry. Died Aug. 9, 1920.

Bailey, Lorenzo D.

Born 1804, which would have made him 57 at the start of the war (1860 Johnsburg census has him age 54 which will give a birth year of about 1806). Served in Co. H, 16th Reg't Heavy Artillery. Died May 18, 1889.

Bailey, Norman L.

Born 1834, parents names unknown (related to Lorenzo Bailey?). Married to Ardella (Orcutt) when enlisted. Not listed in 1860 Johnsburg census. Served in Co. B., 123rd NY Volunteer Infantry. Died Jan. 20, 1910.

Carr, Henry

Born 1843, son of Morris (mother's name unknown). Not listed in 1860 Johnsburg census. Served with Co. I of the 16th NYVI. Died June 7, 1904.

If you have any information, pictures or diaries of these men or their families, or of the Johnsburg Civil War soldiers I have listed in earlier columns, I would welcome hearing from you. I can be contacted at 251-3009 or pearsall.glenn@gmail.com.

Glenn Pearsall

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