Doremus Veterans of the Civil War

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Doremus Veterans of the Civil War

Augustus Boyd A Doremus,. CONFEDERACY
Sergt. 2nd Lt. Co. A. F. and S. 28th (Thomas') La. Infty. En. April 6th, 1862, Opelousas, La. Roll to Aug. 31st, 1862, Present. Promotion. Apptd. Hospl, Steward, May 6th. Roll for May 3rd to Aug. 31st, 1862, Hospl. Steward, June 9th to Aug. 31st. Present on Roll for Sept. and Oct., 1862. Roll for Oct. 31st, 1862, to Feb. 28th, 1863, Present. Relieved Capt. G. A. Woodward, former A. C. S. of this Regt. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War show him captured and paroled at Vicksburg, Miss., July 4th, 1863.
Additional Information (5 July 1998): The Doremus Family arrived in this country from Holland about 1685. Edward Peter Doremus was born in 1832 and he was by trade a dentist before and after the war. His brother, Augustus Boyd Doremus was born in 1841 and became a dentist after the war. A check of the Confederate Pension Applications on file at the Archives in Baton Rouge reveals no pension applications on file for either brother. Both brothers migrated to California after the war. There is a S.C.V. Camp #1631 named after Augustus Boyd Doremus. Augustus Boyd is buried in Santa Barba. Edward Peter also died in California and is buried there -- exact location not known.
5 July 1998 - Contact with descendant: Wyatt Doremus
6 July 1998 - Contact with descendant: Baron Smith
28th Thomas' Louisiana Infantry Regiment
(Also known as 29th Louisiana Infantry Regiment)
Company A., Creole Rebels (St. Landry Parish).

Source:
http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/Quarters/5361/thomas_co_a.html

 

Christopher John Doremus, UNION
who was my great great grandfather's brother proudly served in the 87th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, as a Corporal. He was the son of John Martin and Deborah Amanda Higgins Doremus being born in 1834 in Ohio. His brother Cornelius William Doremus was also in the same Regiment.
Source of information provided by Dawn Smith at cherokeerose12002@yahoo.com
87th Regiment Indiana Volunteers

Source:
http://jerry.vigo.lib.in.us/civilwar/087notes.htm

 

Cornelius William Doremus, UNION
Born in 1834 in Ohio, proudly served in the 87th Regiment Indiana Volunteers Company B. His brother Christopher John Doremus was also in the same Regiment as a Corporal.
He enlisted as a Private on 2 of August 1862 listing his residence as Winamac, Pulaski County, Indiana.
His commanding officer was Captain James W. Selders at which he was a Sergeant when "he contracted the Dysentery and Flux and by reason of which disease he died" in Louisville, Kentucky.
He is buried at the Cave Hill National Cemetery in Louisville.
He had two minor children at the time of his death, their mother Adaline filed a Guardian's Declaration for Minor Children's Army Pension in Lucas County, Ohio.
At the Pulaski County Courthouse is a Civil War Memorial Monument in Winamac, Indiana that lists the names of 131 Pulaski County soldiers who died in the Civil War. Cornelius W. Doremus is listed middle row 3rd from the top. Among the 131soldiers listed, they proudly served primarily in the 87th Regiment Co. B and the 46th Infantry Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. They fought in all major battles including Perryville, Chickamauga, Atlanta, Vicksburg and New Orleans and participated Sherman's March to the Sea.
Source of information provided by Dawn Smith at cherokeerose12002@yahoo.com
87th Regiment Co. B and the 46th Infantry Regiment of Indiana Volunteers

Source:
http://jerry.vigo.lib.in.us/civilwar/087notes.htm

 

E. P. (Edward Peter) Doremus,, CONFEDERACY
Capt. Co. A. 28th (Thomas') Regt. La. Infty. En. -. Roll for April 6th to Aug. 31st, 1862,
Present, sick, in camp. Roll for Sept. and Oct., 1862,
Present. Comdg. Co. Roll for Oct. 31st, 1862, to Feb. 28th, 1863,
Present. Act. Lt. Col. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War,
Captured and paroled at Vicksburg, Miss., July 4th, 1863.
Additional Information (5 July 1998):
The Doremus Family arrived in this country from Holland about 1685. Edward Peter Doremus was born in 1832 and he was by trade a dentist before and after the war. His brother, Augustus Boyd Doremus was born in 1841 and became a dentist after the war.
A check of the Confederate Pension Applications on file at the Archives in Baton Rouge reveal no pension applications on file for either brother. Both brothers migrated to California after the war. There is a S.C.V. Camp #1631 named after Augustus Boyd Doremus. Augustus Boyd is buried in Santa Barba. Edward Peter also died in California and is buried there -- exact location not known.
5 July 1998 - Contact with descendant: Wyatt Doremus
6 July 1998 - Contact with descendant: Baron Smith
28th Thomas' Louisiana Infantry Regiment
(Also known as 29th Louisiana Infantry Regiment)
Company A., Creole Rebels (St. Landry Parish).

Source:
http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/Quarters/5361/thomas_co_a.html

 

Peter E. Doremus, UNION
who was born 1831,
Sanderson's Jefferson County, NY
Regiment 2nd NYHA, Company B, enlisted,
Date of Enlistment 08/01/1861, Honorable Discharge 01/02/1865

Source:
https://sites.rootsweb.com/~nyjeffer/smastdd.htm

 

Sylvester Doremus, UNION NAVY
US Navy, Landsman; born in Scotland.
Roster of the USS Agawam, March, 1864 to April, 1865

Source:
http://hub.dataline.net.au/~tfoen/roster.html

 

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