Newmarket Civil War Soldiers and Sailors

NAMES NOT ON MONUMENT, BUT RESIDENT  or CONNECTED TO TOWN AT TIME OF SERVICE                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Listing composed 2012 by  John Carmichael, Janice and Wayne Rosa, Members of the Newmarket Veteran Memorial Trust Committee

The Following names are those soldiers and sailors who served, but whose names do not appear on the G.A.R. Monument.  

Confirmed by military records.  Those listed in D.Hamilton Hurd’s History of Rockingham and Strafford Counties (Chapter LVIII, “Newmarket”) written 1882 are preceded with a double asterisk **.   An (A) indicates the soldier’s name was published in the September 1891 edition of the Newmarket Advertiser, when Newmarket G.A.R. members attended an encampment in Washington, D.C. on the 30th Anniversary of the War.  These sailors and soldiers were residents of Newmarket, although they may have enlisted from another town & been credited to that town.                        

Total = 73  Residents of Town whose Names Are Not Listed on the G.A.R. Memorial        

                KIA=4, POW=1, Died of Disease=3, Wounded=9, Disabled=20, Deserted=9

** ABBOTT,  Alexander  L – enlisted 10 May 1861 at age 19 as a Private in Co. D, 2nd Infantry.  He mustered in 1 June 1861.  He received a Disability Discharge on 21 Sep 1862.  He was born in Dover, moved to & credited to Newmarket where he married Agnes Nimm on 6 Jan 1863.   He later reenlisted in the Reserves mustering in on 29 Aug 1864 as a Private at age 22 in Company E, 13th Infantry.  He was Discharged 30 Nov 1865 in Boston.

ADAMS, Enoch – Sergeant, 2nd Infantry, wounded at the Battle of Williamsburg, and returned home to convalesce at Newmarket.  He lived in both Durham and Newmarket and was credited to Durham.  [See BIO]

**AVERILL,  John   - (AKA  John Cleaves) Assigned to Company C, 6th Infantry.   He was born in Kennebunk, Me.; at age 18, residing in Newmarket, he enlisted 29 Oct 1861, mustering in 27 Nov 1861 as  Prrivate; re-enlisted and mustered in 3 Jan 1864; appointed Sergrant on 10 June 1865, and mustered out 17 July 1865. P.O. ad., Cambridgeport, Mass. 29 Oct 1861.

BARRETT,  John - enlisted 13 Nov 1861 at age 27 as a Private in Company C, 6th Infantry and mustered in 27 Nov 1861.  He received a Disability Discharge on 24 Jun 1862 at New Berne, NC.  Born in Ireland, and resident of Newmarket, he enlisted in the same Company at the same time as - BATES, Isaac (who was also born in Ireland, but whose name is on the G.A.R. Memorial).  Bates received a Disability Discharge 3 Dec 1862 at Alexandria, VA.  He resided in and credited to Newmarket. (A).

Barrett was born 21 Oct 1834 in Kerry, Ireland.  He arrived in Boston 19 May 1852 at age 17 on the ship Daniel Webster.  He married Mary Evans on 13 Aug 1859 in Portsmouth.  He was naturalized in Dover, NH 2 Feb 1864 two years after his discharge. He resided, worked and on 24 Nov 1873 he died in Newmarket and was buried in Lawrence, MA.  Mary died 2 years later in 1875 in Newmarket.  The family appears in the 1870 Census.  He is listed as a US Citizen working in the cotton mills. Both he and Mary were born in Kerry, Ireland, and in 1870 their ages are listed at 33. Children are James (10), Mary (9), John (7), Ellen (5) and Michael (3) and Alice was born later in 1870.  Living with them is Alice Evans (John’s mother-in-law also from Kerry, Ireland (age 60) who worked in the cotton mills, and died in Newmarket in 1870 after the census was taken).   Both John & his brother Michael came from Ireland and settled in Newmarket.  Between John and Michael, they had 13 children all born in Newmarket, most lived and died in Town.  Mary’s father settled first in Exeter, then he moved to Newmarket, worked in the mills and died in 1912.

BEAN, Charles K. Co. D, 1st Infanty. b. Newmarket; age 22; moved to Enfield; enl. 22 Apr. 1861; mustered in 2 May 1861, as a Private.  He mustered out 9 Aug 1861 with a family P.O address of Northwood Ridge.  He returned to Newmarket, and is listed in the 1872  the Town directory as a shoemaker living in a boarding house on Central Street.  In 1890 he returned to Northwood.

**DoD  BROWN, George — enlisted 20 Nov 1863 at age 30 as a Private in Company C, 2nd Infantry.  Died of Disease 23 Sep 1864 at Wilson’s Landing, VA.

**CALLIEREER, Andrew -(also listed in The Tide Turns on the Lamprey, by Sylvia Fitts Getchell) Perhaps the correct name as listed in the military record is CULLIVER, Andrew – (see Substitutes  who deserted- Co I, 2nd Infantry & US Navy. Born in Sweden and Credited to Newmarket).  There is no census, vital statistic, or military record under the name Calliereer.

**CASEY, Bernard – (also listed in The Tide Turns on the Lamprey, by Sylvia Fitts Getchell). No Further Info

CHAPMAN, Eben S. b. Newmarket, 1830. He left the family farm and his parents Eben and Debrah and enlisted at the age of 31 on 29 May 29 1861 at Portsmouth for 1 year as an Ordinary Seaman, US Navy.  He served on “USS” Ohio” and ” Preble “; discharged  18 July 1862, from ” Preble,” for time expired

CHAPMAN, Edwin G. b . Newmarket; at age 35 he enlisted 27 Aug 1861, at Portsmouth, for 3 years as a Seaman. He failed to muster in. He is listed as Failed to Appear, rather than Deserted.   

CHAPMAN, Joseph H. born in and a resident of Newmarket, enlisted as a Private in Company B, 2nd Infantry. Transferred from the 13th Infantry 21 Jun 1865, Mustered out 19 Dec 1865.

CHAPMAN, Sylvanus — born in Newmarket, he enlisted 20 Nov 1861 at age 21 in Portsmouth, for 3 years as a Landsman.  He served on U. S. S. “Ohio,” “Brooklyn,” and “Richmond” as a machinist.  He was discharged 29 Nov 1864, as an Ordinary Seaman, from “Princeton,” Philadelphia, Pa.

DoD       CASWELL, Joseph F. – enlisted  and mustered in 20 Sep 1864 at age 19 as a Private in Company D. 18th Infantry He Died of Disease 9 May 1865 at Tennallytown, D.C.   He was born in Newmarket; however he was credited to Strafford.

CLARK, Frank – enlisted and mustered in 2 Dec 1863 at age 20 as a Private in Company I, 2nd Infantry.  He was born in Boston, resided in and credited to Newmarket.  Wounded 30 June 1864 at Petersburg, Va.; mustered out 19 Dec 1865 at City Point, VA with a P.O. address of Vancouver, Wash. Born about 1843.

CLAY, Alonzo R., enlisted 8 Aug 1861 as a private at age 21 in Company B, 3rd Infantry. Mustered in 22 Aug 1861, re-enlisted and mustered in 26 Feb 1864 from Dover.  He deserted from Company B while on furlough 15 Apr 1864.  He was born in Madbury, and resided in Newmarket.

CLAY, George W.—enlisted 27 Aug 1861 as a private at age 19 in Company D, 3rd Infantry. Mustered in 27 Aug 1861 and he received a Disability Discharge on 9 May 1863 at Hilton Head, SC.  He was born in Barrington and resided in Newmarket. He filed for a pension as being an invalid on 15 Jun 1863.  He died before 10 Feb 1865, as that is the date his mother filed for his benefit as surviving family member. (X)

DOLLOFF, Jesse L. – enlisted at age 21 on 19 Sep 1862 as a Private in Company E., 13th Infantry. He resided in Newmarket, and mustered out 21 June 1865.  He was promoted to Corporal 26 Aug 1862, and then to Sergeant on 1 Mar 1865.  On 5 Jul 1880 he was living in Exeter and filed for a Disability pension. By 1900 he was farmer and milk distributor, living on the Brentwood Rd in Exeter. He died 21 Dec 1921; his wife, Maggie filed for a widow’s pension the following month.

DUMONT, Julius –age 34, he enlisted and mustered in as a Private in Company F, 3rd NH Infantry 14 Dec 1864. Mustered out 20 Jul 1865.  He was born in France in 1832, resided in &  credited to Newmarket.  He was a substitute for Napoleon B. Treadwell of Newmarket.

**FRENCH, Charles  A.– enlisted 14 Aug 1862 at age 25 as a Private in Company E, 13th Infantry.  One record lists him as Deserted 7 Feb 1863 at Falmouth, VA; yet another lists him as mustering out the same date and location.  In 1860 he was a cordwainer, living with this parent (Timothy and Mary French) in town. He resided in & credited to Newmarket.  He worked as a shoe maker and laborer doing odd jobs. The Town directory of 1872 lists CHARLES A. FRENCH as a pressman for C.V.Doe’s, living on Water Street.  He married 12 Feb 1859 a Mary Brown who died before 1870. They had on son Charles H. French, born 1865.  Charles A. and son Charles A. lived with Timothy & Mary in 1870.  Charles A. French died 15 Mar 1919.

**GARTSIDE, William. Co. D; 11th Infantry. b. Providence, R.I.; age 19; resided in & cred. Newmarket; enl. Dec. 19, ‘63; must. in 19 Dec 1863, as Priv.; wounded severely 6 May 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness, Va.. Transferred to Co. D, 6th Infantry 1 June 1865.  He mustered out 17 July 1865.

** GiILL, William. Co. G; 8th Infantry;  born in Ireland; age 23; moved to & cred. Newmarket; enl. Aug. 9, ‘64; must. in Aug. 9, ‘64, as Priv.; tr. to Co. B, Vet. Batt’l., 8 N.H.V., Jan. 1, ‘65; disch. Oct. 28, ‘65, Vicksburg, Miss.

GILMAN, Charles W. born in Newmarket; age 18 ; enl. June 4, ‘63, at Boston, Mass., for 1 yr., as a Landsman, US Navy ; served on USS “Ohio,” “Princeton,” “Saratoga,” “Powhatan,” and “Neptune”; deserted 7 Jul 1864, from “Neptune “.

**HILL, Henry B – No further Info

HANDLIN, John – enlisted 11 Aug 1862 at age 18 as a Private in Company F, 10th Infantry. Mustered in 16 Sep 1862, Born in Ireland.  Listed his residence as Newmarket. Deserted 20 Oct 1862 at Pleasant Valley, MD.

HOWARD, Ferdinand – enlisted and mustered in 13 Jun 1861 at age 21 for 3 yrs as a Private in Co. E, 11th Massachussetts Infantry residing in Newmarket.  He was severely wounded 3 May 1863 and Discharged due to wounds on 28 Nov 1863 for which he filed for a military pension March 1864.

HUGHES, James – enlisted 14 Aug 1862 at age 18 as a Private in Company E, 13th Infantry from Newmarket. Mustered out 21 Jun 1865 at Richmond, VA with a listed residence of Newmarket.  The 1860 census has him living in Nottingham with his family. He was born in & credited to Nottingham.

KIA         JAMES, Henry   US MARINES.  He was born in Newmarket 1830, and enlisted in US Marines at Boston, Charlestown Nay Yard 11 Oct 1859 at age 29 for 4 years as a Private.  He was killed 8 mar 1862 aboard the USS Cumberland when it was attacked and destroyed during the Battle of Hampton Roads.  He may have had two brothers Thomas and Emery, both working as laborers and living in Newmarket in the 1850s. [See Bio].

JAMES, Orrin M. – enlisted 30 mar 1865 at age 18 as a Private for 1 yr in Co. D, 1 Batt’l., Maine. Infantry.  Mustered in 5 Apr 1865.  Born and resided in Newmarket, and cred. Boothbay, Me.  Mustered out 5 Apr 1866, Charleston, S.C.

**JENKINS, George A. – enlisted 6 Aug 1862 at age 20 as a Private in Company E, 13th Infantry. Mustered in 19 Sep 1862.  Born in Madbury; resided in and credited to Newmarket.  One source states he “mustered out” another source states he “deserted on” 21 Jun 1863 at Portsmouth, VA.   On 11 Dec 1869 he was living in Boston working as a porter when he married Charlotte T. Hatfield.   In 1880 they were living in Arlington, MA; he was employed as a clerk in an oil store.  In He died 7 Apr 1886 at Madbury at age 41.

KELLY, George K. b. Newmarket ; age 29 ; enl. Sept. 23, ‘62, at Boston, Mass., for 3 yrs., as a Seaman , US Navy; served on U. S. S. ” Ohio ” and “Ossipee” ; discharged due to reduction naval force, July 3, ‘65, from ” Ossipee . “

**KELPE, James — Co. I;  born in Liverpool, England; he enlisted and mustered in at age 20 as Private on 2 Dec 1863.  He resided in & was credited to  Newmarket.  He was turned over to Provost Marshall 30 Apr 1864 at Williamsburg, Va., as a deserter from U.S. Navy. N.f.r.A.G.O. or Navy Dept.

KENERSON, Charles – born in Durham, a resident of Newmarket, at age 35 he enlisted 15 May 1861 by B. N. Towle, for 3 yrs., as Priv. in NH State Military Service.  He was discharged as being too short on 31 May 1861 .

KENSSON, William H.- enlisted 14 Oct 1861 at age 24 at Boston for 2 yrs as a Landsman, served on the USS Ohio, DeSoto, and Lodona.  Discharged 7 Oct 1863 from USS Princeton in Philadelphia for time expired. Born in Newmarket. [Military record name spelling is doubtful; may belong to Kenniston / Kenerson families in town].

KIMBALL, Oren – Substitute - enlisted 3 times. 1) He enlisted 17 April 1861 at age 21 as a Private in Company A., 1st Infantry. He had claimed a residency of Dover, and mustered in on 1 May 1861.  He mustered out as a Private 9 Aug 1861 with an address of Newmarket.   2) He is then listed as a Substitute credited to Newmarket when he enlisted and mustered in 4 Dec 1861 at age 24, as a Private in Company F, 7th Infantry  (again with a Dover residency listing).  He was appointed Corporal 6 Nov 1863.  3) He re-enlisted 29 Feb 1864, mustered in 21 Mar 1864 from Jacksonville, FL.  Appointed Sergeant 2 Feb 1865; reduced to ranks & discharged 30 Jul 1865 with loss of bounty with a PO address of Newmarket.  He was born in Kennebunk, ME.  He is listed in the 1900 & 1910 census as living and working as a farm laborer with the Harrison Burley family on Bald Hill Road.  He was stricken with Malaria while in service.  He died 31 May 1916 at Soldiers Home, Togas, Maine at age 72, and listed Harrison Burley as closest relative (friend).

KINERSON, Charles W. Jr. (born 9 May 1847) to Charles Sr. & Elizabeth M. (Thompson) Kinerson.  Ran away from home at age 14 in 1861 went west and volunteered as a “waterboy” during the War for a Missouri Regiment.

**KINGSLEY, John – Substitute, Co. I, 5th Infantry.  He was born in Ireland; age 22; he resided in and credited to town.  He enlisted 8 Sep 1864 as a Private; mustered out  28 Jun 1865 at Alexandria, VA.

**KOCH, Frederick – Substitute – enlisted and mustered in 22 Dec 1864  at age 24 as a Private in Company K., 7th Infantry. Mustered out 20 Jul 1865.  He was born in Germany, a resident of and credited to Newmarket.

LEATHERS, Daniel – He was born in Nottingham, and at age 21 he enlisted 23 May 1861, by B. N. Towle for State Military Service, at Newmarket, for 8 yrs., as Priv. ; discharged disabled 31 May 1861.

LEATHERS, Stephen — enlisted 28 Oct 1861 at age 38 as a Private in Company C., 6th Infantry.  He mustered in 27 Nov 1861; and received a Disability Discharge on 20 Sep 1862 at Washington, DC.   He later enlisted in Company A, 13th Regiment US Veterans Reserve Corp on 29 Dec 1863; and was discharged on 17 Nov 1865 at Galloup’s Island, Boston, MA.  He was born in Madbury, and resided in Newmarket.

LITTLEFIELD, James H. enlisted 18 May 1861 at age 19 as a private in Company D, 3rd Infantry. Mustered in 23 Aug 1861 with Newmarket as home of record. Received a Disability Discharge on 4 Dec 1862 at Hilton Head, SC. Separated with a Boston, MA PO Address – also had NH State Service.

LONG, Samuel T. – enlisted and mustered in at age 20 on 23 May 1861 for 3 yrs as a Private in Co. G, 1st Massachussetts Infantry.  He was born in Durham, and at age 20 was residing in Newmarket.  He was discharged with disability on 30 Jan 1863 in Washington, D.C.

**MAGILIO, Joseph. Co. E, Second Infantry; b. Italy; age 21.  He listed his residence as Italy; however, he worked in the mills and was credited to town when he enlisted 21 Nov 1863.  He mustered in four days later as a Private.  He was wounded 1Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, Va.; deserted 18 Nov 1864 from Chester Gen. Hosp., Chester, Pa.

**Mc CARTY, Micheal – (McCarty, Michael) Substitute , enlisted and mustered in 8 Aug 1864  at age 25 as a Private in Co. K, 5TH Infantry. Born in Ireland about 1836; he was credited to Newmarket.  He was a Private and transferred to Co. H when he was wounded 6 Apr 1865 at Sailor’s Creek, Va..  He was discharged 30 May 1865 at Washington, D.C. for the Soldier’s Home for recovery at Togas, Me.  McCarty  appears in the 1860 Census as one of four Irish mill operatives living in a boarding house in town and working in the mills.  He was naturalized 3 Nov 1860 in Boston.

MILES, Robert —enlisted 3 Oct 1861 at age 19 as a Private in Company C, 6th Infantry.  Mustered in 27 Nov 1861.  Received a Disability Discharge on 4 Mar 1862 at Roanoke Island, NC  — later served with Company G, 10th Infantry. He was born in South Newmarket, and resided in Newmarket.

MORGAN, Michael. Substitute ; b. Ireland ; age 36 ; residence of & credited to Newmarket ; enl. Aug. 9, ‘64, for 3 yrs ., as Coal  Heaver with US Navy; served on U. S. S.” Vandalia,” “Colorado,” and “Vanderbilt”; disch. Aug. 26, ‘67, as 1 Class Fireman, from “Independence,” time expired

**NOYES, William  - enlisted and mustered in 25 Nov 1863 at age 36 As a Private in Co. H, 3rd Infantry.  He was born in Addison Corners, Canada, resided in and credited to Newmarket.  He was appointed Corporal 5 Apr 1864; wounded 16 May 1864 at Drewry’s Bluff, VA and again on 16 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom, VA.

**OSBORNE, Edward –Substitute – enlisted and mustered in on 8 Aug 1864 at age 23 for 3 years as a Coal Heaver US Navy. Born in New Brunswick, 1841.  Served on the “U.S.S Vandalia, Colorao, San Jacinto, and Shawmut”. Mustered out with a Disability Discharge on 30 Jun 1865 at New York, NY.  Resided in and credited to Newmarket.

**PARKER, George T. – born in Washington, D.C. He enlisted 20 Dec 1864 at age 21. Credited to  Newmarket, he served for 4 yrs as a Private with the US Marines. He served on U.S.S. “State of Georgia,” “Vermont,” “Pensacola,” and “Saranac,” and with Marine Batt’l., Bay Point., S.C.; discharged 21 Dec 1868, Mare Island., CA, tm. ex. P.O. ad., Portsmouth

PEASE, Charles H. — enlisted 8 Aug 1861 at age 18 as a private in Company B, 3rd Infantry. Mustered in 22 Aug 1861. He was born in South Newmarket, but resided in Newmarket. Received a Disability Discharge 17 Oct 1861 at Fort Hamilton, NY Harbor. Also enlisted in State Service.

ROLLINS, George H. Co. C, 6th Infantry  b. Lee; age 43; res. Newmarket; enl. Oct. 22, ‘61; must. in Nov. 27, ‘61, as Priv.; entered Casparis Gen. Hosp., D.C., Aug. 15, ‘62; deserted Oct. 1, ‘62. (A). Another military records shows he mustered out on 1 Oct 1862, not deserted.

KIA         RUSSELL, George – enlisted and mustered in 12 Oct 1861 at age 26 as a Private in Company K., 5th Infantry.  He was promoted to Full 1st Sergeant 15 Oct 1862.  Re-enlisted and mustered in 19 Feb 1864.  He was born in Borden, VA.  He was a shoemaker by trade who resided in Newmarket; but his service was credited to the Town of Madbury.  He was Killed in Action 17 Jun 1864 near Petersburg, VA.

SANBORN, Warren G. – enlisted 10 Sep 1862 at age 21 as a Private in Company 1, 27th Maine Infantry for 9 months.  He mustered in 30 Sep 1862 and mustered out 17 Jul 1863; Portland, Maine. b. Newmarket; res. Newmarket, cred. Saco. Me.; Awarded Medal of Honor under resolution of Congress, No, 43, approved 12 July 1863, and section 6 of act of Congress, for volunteering to remain in service and participate in the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., 1 July 1863, his term of service having expired.  A Later Act of Congress rescinded the Medal. [See Bio]

SCHUYLER, Augustus — Substitute- enlisted and mustered in from Newmarket 31 Mar 1865 at age 23 as a Private in Company G, 4th Infantry.  Mustered out 28 Aug 1865.  Born in Holland, he sought employment in the cotton mills in Newmarket; upon arriving at the Newmarket Junction he was enticed by the posters offering a large bounty. He enlisted from town and immediately mustered in.  He later moved to Dover. [See Bio]

SCHWARTZ, Louis – enlisted and mustered in 16 Nov 1863 at age 37 as a Private in Company I, 2nd Infantry.  Born in Strasbourg, France; credited to Newmarket.  He received a disability discharge 18 Feb 1865.

** SEYDLER, Alexander (AKA SEGDLER) – enlisted and mustered in 22 Dec 1864 at age 27 as a Private in Company K, 7th Infantry.  Mustered out 20 Jul 1865.  He was born in Germany and Credited to Newmarket

SIMPSON, John – enlisted 19 Aug 1861 at age 44 as a Private in Company K, 2nd Infantry.   He was born in Lee and resided in Newmarket when he enlisted.  He received a Disability Discharge on 11 Jul 1862 at Harrison’s Landing, VA.  .  The Town directory of 1872 lists him as a woodcutter living on Poor Town Road (now Lang’s Lane).

SHELLAN, Morris – enlisted and mustered in 5 Aug 1864 at age 21 as a recruit in Company I, 14th Infantry. Resided in Newmarket, with an occupation listed as laborer.  He was born 1943; no discharge date given, as he was listed as absent sick on 8 Jul 1865.  He is listed in the 14th Infantry Roll of Survivors; however, no residence listed on the roll.

POW     SHEPARD, John W.  – enlisted 4 Feb 1862 at age 24 as a Private in 1st  Rhode Island Cavalry.  Mustered in 18 Feb 1862.  He was captured 31 Oct 1862 and later paroled at Mountville, VA . He re-enlisted and mustered in 5 Jan 1864 in Company L, 1st Cavalry Regiment New Hampshire credited to Concord and promoted to Full Corporal on 30 Jun 1865.  He Mustered out at Cloud’s Mills, Va on 15 Jul 1865. He was a Newmarket resident. In April 1879 he was an engineer in the City of Boston and married Charlotte Macomber.  In 1889 he applied for a military pension, as being an invalid.

SLATTERY, Martin enlisted 20 Jul 1861 at age 36 in Company C, 3rd Infantry.  Mustered in 23 Aug 1861. Mustered out 23 Aug 1864.  Born in Ireland, and resided in Newmarket.  Wounded 16 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom, VA.

SPEAD, Leonard – enlisted 28 Sep 1864 at age 21 as a Private in Company F, 2nd Infantry.  Mustered in 26 Nov 1864 appointed Wagoner.  Transferred to Company F, 5th Infantry 30 Jan 1865; mustered out 28 Jun 1865.  Born in Newmarket, resided in Concord, left service with West Concord PO address.

DoD       SPEAD, Oliver B.  enlisted 31 Oct 1861 at age 18 as a Private in Company I, 6th Infantry.  Mustered 28 Nov 1861. Promoted to Full Coporal. Died of Disease on 20 Feb 1862 at Hatteras Inlet, NC.  Born in South Newmarket, resided in Newmarket. Also performed State Service.

QUINN, William J. – enlisted 25 May 1861 at age 18 as a Private in Company E, 2nd Infantry. Promoted to Full Corporal 1 Mar 1863. Promoted to Full Sergeant 1 Jul 1863.  Mustered out 21 Jun 1864.

KIA   THOMPSON, John W. – enlisted 9 Nov 1864 at age 26 in Company G, 23nd Infantry. He was born in Newmarket, and had moved to Nashua prior to enlistment.  In 1860 he was living in Durham, and working as a store clerk in Newmarket.  He mustered in 12 Dec 1864, as 1 Sergt.; app. 2 Lt. 16 Jul1862; killed the next day 17 Sep 1862 at the Battle of Antietam, Md. See 1 N.H.V. (Officially, not a resident of town, but well known & respected )

TUTTLE, Charles C.- born Jun 1844 in and raised in Newmarket.  He was brother  to Woodbridge Tuttle. Parents George E. & Louise G. Tuttle.  Enlisted  at age 18 as a Private on 18 Aug 1862 in Company B, 11th Infantry. Mustered in 28 Aug 1862.  Wounded 13 Dec 1862 at Fredericksburg, VA.  Mustered out 4 Jun 1865, Alexandria, VA. Received a pension 8 Jan 1866 for wounds to calf.  The 1880 census lists  him as a shoemaker living in Nottingham.   Married Mary F.(Stilson) Eastman 1864, resided in Nottingham; he died 8 Dec 1900 in Dover.

**VALLEY, Franklin enlisted 7 Dec 1861 at age 19 as a Private in Company H., 6th Infantry.  Mustered in 7 Dec 1861. Wounded 29 Aug 1862 at Battle of Bull Run, VA.  Received a Disablity Discharge on 11 Nov 1863 at Louisville, KY.  He was born in Dover, and resided in Newmarket.

WALKER, Thomas H. enlisted 25 Apr 1861 for 3 months; not mustered in.  Re-enlisted 10 May 1861 for 3 yrs.  Mustered in 1 Jun 1861 in Company D, 2nd Infantry as a Sergeant; he received a Disability Discharge 1 Aug 1861 in Washington, D.C.  He again re-enlisted  11 Sep 1861 at age 23 as a Sergeant in the 5th NH Regiment mustering in 12 Oct 1861. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant 15 Dec 1862; and resigned 11 Jun 1863.  He was born in Boston; a resident of Durham with a Newmarket Address; he was living in Newmarket by Jan 1883 as he appears as receiving a disability pension of $7.50 since 8 Apr 1881 due to malaria fever, eczema. [See BIO]

WATSON, James O. -enlisted 5 Aug 1861 at age 25 as a Private in Company D, 3rd Infantry. Mustered in 23 Aug 1861. Received a Disability Discharge 28 Jul 1862 at Hilton Head, SC.  He was born in and resided in Newmarket when he enlisted.

**WENTWORTH, Jacob O.- enlisted 27 Sep 1861 at age 22 as a Private in Company E, 2nd Infantry Regiment. Mustered in 27 Nov 1861.  Re-enlisted and mustered in 20 Dec 1863 as a Private  in Company C, 6th Infantry. Deserted from Company C on 13 Dec 1864 while on Furlough. Born in Rollinsford and resided in Newmarket.  In 1880 he was living in Newmarket in Edwin Carpenter’s boarding house employed as a laborer/servant.

WHELAN, James O, -  enlisted 10 Aug 1861 at age 24 as a private in Company C., 3rd Infantry.  Mustered in 23 Aug 1861. Received Disability Insanity Discharge 20 Jun 1863 at Washington, D.C.  He was born in Ireland about 1837, and resided in Newmarket.

WILLEY, David F. – enlisted  19 Oct1861 at age 21 as a Private in  Co. D. 1st Batt’l., 17th Infantry, U.S.A.; born in and credited to Barrington; Discharged 14 Jan 1863 in Philadelphia. Pa.

WILLEY, George – enlisted in Company I, 23rd  Mass. Infantry at age 21.  He resided in Newmarket; enlisting and mustering in the same day, 10 Oct 1861 for 3 yrs as a Private.  He received a dishonorable discharge 2 Dec 1861.

WILLEY, William F.  – enlisted 22 Oct 1860 at Boston Naval Shipyard as a Landsman for 3 years.  He served aboard the “USS Ohio” and “USS Cumberland”. Reported Discharged from the “USS Cumberland” Apr 1862; however, the ship was destroyed at the Battle of Hampton Roads 8 Mar 1862, where over a hundred crew members died.  William may have been in that battle and survived.  William was born in Newmarket in 1839.

 

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