1890 St Lawrence County Civil War Vet Census Transcription File - Ed 213, Potsdam
1890 St. Lawrence County Civil War Vet Census Transciption Files
Potsdam, Enumeration District 213 - Part 1



The following is a transcription from the 1890 Census for St. Lawrence County.

NOTE: There are TWO parts to each entry. The top half of this files contains the following information:

LN: Line number for entry (Will be used to line up the additional info at the bottom of this file).
House & Family #: These seem to be numbers that would line the entry up with the full 1890 census (which unfortunately does not exist any longer)
Names of Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines and Widows: This field either contains the name of the soldier or else contains the name of his widow (along with his name)
Rank: Rank of Soldier
Company: Company in which soldier was enlisted
Name of Regiment/Vessel: Usually a THREE entry field: Unit Number, State Served, Type (LA=Light Artillery, Inf=Infantry, HA=Heavy Artillery, Vol=Volunteers,etc)
Date of Enlistement: Usually a THREE entry field: Day, Month, Year of Enlistment (Note: if nothing was filled in you will see '186' for the year. This is what was prefilled in on the form)
Date of Discharge: Usually a THREE entry field: Day, Month, Year of Discharge (Note: if nothing was filled in you will see '186' for the year. This is what was prefilled in on the form)
Length of Service: Usually a THREE entry field: Years, Months, Days

The bottom half of this file contains the following information

LN: Line Number for entry (find the number that matches the entry from the top of file)
Post Office Address: Mailing address for individual
Disability Incurred: Description of any disability (may run over into remarks field)
Remarks: Other remarks supplied at time of census
Transcriber Remarks: Any comments I add about the entry


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Abstracted by Anne M. Cady, ©2001 from the National Archives and Records Administration Federal Population Schedules for the 11th Census of the United States in 1890, Special Schedule: Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines and Widows, etc.

Submitted by Anne M. Cady, April, 2001. Both above notices must remain when copied or downloaded.

  Transcribed by: Anne Cady
  Proofread by:                                                  NOTE: If you have any problems with this template or any questions about it.
  Microfilm#:     M123-52                                        please email      Transcriber@US-Census.org

  Page No.        750-753                                             Eleventh Census of the United States, 1890
  Supv's District:7                                                   SPECIAL SCHEDULE
  Enum District:  213                                                 SURVIVING SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AND MARINES, AND WIDOWS, ETC.

  Persons who served in the Army, Navy and Marine Corps of the United States during the war of the rebellion
  (who are survivors) and widows of such persons in
  Name of town:   Potsdam
  County of:      St. Lawrence
  State of:       New York
                             Enumerated in June,1890 by: Wm S. Brown

    Form               Names of Surviving Soldiers,                        Name of
  Schedule No.1            Sailors, and Marines                            Regiment        Date of       Date of       Length
LN House# Family#               and Widows               Rank     CO.      /Vessel         Enlistment    Discharge     of Service
     1       2                       3                      4      5         6               7             8             9
                                                                                                                  Yrs. Mos. Days
 1   3       3    McDonald, Wm H                         Private   F   60   Inf   NY   17   Aug 1861  9   Apr 1862  0    6   22

                  Jane J. Taggart, formerly widow of
 2   12      12   Fred W. Everett                        Private   M    6    HA   NY    1   Jan 1864 16  June 1864  0    5   16

                                                                            Inf
 3   17      17   Thomas, Smith S.                       Sergt     F   16   Vol   NY   10   Apr 1861 10  July 1863  2    3    0

                  Melissa Brown, widow of
 4   25      26   Stephen Brown                          Private  Unk  14    HA   NY   28   Dec 1863 23   Jan 1864  0    0   26


 5   17      17   Thomas, Smith S.                       Sergt     L    1   Eng   NY    7   Aug 1864 10  July 1865  0   11    3


 6   40      41   Palmer, Julius W.                      Private   D   60   Inf   NY    3   Sep 1861 29  July 1865  3   10   26


 7   52      53   Durham, Wm                             Private   B   16   Inf   NY   10   Apr 1861 10  July 1863  2    3    0


 8   63      64   Howard, Allen C.                       Private   C   92   Inf   NY   20   Oct 1861 20   Mar 1865  3    5    0


 9   65      66   Walling, Wm H.                         Lieut     D   16   Inf   NY   15   May 1861 25  June 1863  2    1   10


10   65      66   Walling, Wm H.                         Capt      C   142  Inf   NY   10   Aug 1863  6  June 1865  3   11    6


11   67      68   Dowsey, Joseph                         Private   H    1    LA   NY   18   Sep 1861quit      1862  0   10    0


12   76      77   Tapley, Fredrick C.                    Capt      B   16   Inf   NY    6  June 1861 10  June 1863  2    0    4

                                                                                                                  Yrs. Mos. Days
13   78      79   Cramer, Silas P.                       Private   E   106  Inf   NY   15  June 1862 13  June 1865  2   11   28


14   79      80   Eastman, George L.                     Lieut     B   16   Inf   NY        Apr 1861  9   Nov 1862  1    7    =


15   85      86   Barrows, Robert W.                     Private   I   142  Inf   NY    4   Sep 1862 13  June 1865  2    9    9


16   90      91   Flint, Martin                          Private   I   60   Inf   NY   29   Aug 1864  3  June 1865  x    9    4

                  Charlotte A., widow of
17   95      96   Francis A. R. Packard                  Sergt     H   16   Inf   Vt   18   Sep 1862 10   Aug 1863  0   11    0


18   96      97   Armin, Lott W.                         Sergt     B   92   Inf   NY   23   Sep 1862  9  June 1865  2    4   16


19   98      99   Bliss, Oliver                          Steward   C   92   Inf   NY   12   Sep 1862 18  June 1865  2    9    6


20  110     111   Duquette, John                         Private   K   92   Inf   NY    9   Dec 1861 11   Dec 1864  3    0    2


21  114     115   Bascom, Charles E.                     Private   C   26   Inf   NY   19   Oct 1861 28   May 1863  1    7    7


22  135     136   Whittier, Rufus                        Private   D   24   Inf   ME   10   Sep 1862 20   Aug 1863  0   11   10


23  145     146   William Keenan                         Private   G   60   Inf   NY    =   Oct 1861  =   Oct 1865  =    4    =


24  157     158   William O'Brien                        Private   K    4    HA   NY   28   Apr 1863 30  June 1865  2    2    2


25  176     177   Luther Priest                          Capt      E   106  Inf   NY    =   Aug 1862 14  March1863  0    7   14


26  177     178   Edward Baker                           Musician  x   16   Inf   NY   26  Sept 1861  9   Aug 1862  0   11   27

                                                                                                                  Yrs. Mos. Days
27  177     178   Edward Baker                           Private   B   193  Inf   NY   24   Feb 1865 18  June 1866  0   10   24

                  Clara W., widow of
28  186     187   Stephen B. Maynard                     Private   F   10   Inf   Vt   22  July 1862 22  June 1865  2   11    0


29  189     190   Calvin F. Wires                        Private   M   14    HA   NY   23   Dec 1863 14  June 1865  1    5   21


30  199     200   Gen Edwin A. Merritt                   QM       QM   60   Inf   NY    1   Nov 1861      Dec 1864  3    2    =


31  216     217   Charles M. Spears                      Private   I   11   Cav   NY   23   Aug 1862 12  June 1865  2    9   21


32  218     219   Joseph Cardnall                        Private   F   16   Inf   NY   19   Apr 1861 22   May 1863  2    1    3

                  Delia M., widow of
33  219     220   Oron S. Cleveland                      2m Sgt    D   106  Inf   NY   22  July 1862  5   Sep 1864  2    1   13


34  223     224   Ebenezer H. Davis                      Private   B   50   Eng   NY    1   Sep 1864 13  June 1865  0    9   12

                  Orissa A. Washburn, formerly widow                  was in Army is
35  224     225   Moses Chancy J.                        Private      all I can find o  1   Sep 1864 17   May 1865  0    8   16

                  Sylvia A. Story, formerly widow of
36  234     235   Alanson M. Barnard                     Lieut     H   16   Inf   NY   28   Apr 1861 27  June 1862  1    1   29

                  Electa A. Foster, widow of
37  240     241   Orville J. Foster                      Private   K   96   Inf   NY   29   Dec 1861 27   Aug 1863  1    7   26

                  Emma L. Dugan, widow of
38  245     246   James H. Dugan                         Mus       F   146  Inf   NY   29   Aug 1862 16  July 1865  2    9   15


39  247     248   Charles Heaton                         Private   B   16   Inf   NY   12   Nov 1861 30   May 1862  0    6   18


40  248     249   Charles P. Barnes                      Private   B   16   Inf   NY    1   May 1861 13   Oct 1862  1    5   12

                  Jennie E. Johnson, widow of                                                                     Yrs. Mos. Days
41  252     253   William Johnson                        Private   D   92   Inf   NY    =    =  1861 11   Sep 1862  =    =    =


42  278     279   Michael Lalone                         Private   A   164  Inf   NY    3   Sep 1862 30  July 1865  2   10   27

                  Joanna Hickey, widow of
43  295     296   Thomas Hickey                          Lieut     A   164  Inf   NY   16   Sep 1862  7  July 1864  1    9   21


44  293     294   Lorenzo D. Gladden                     Private   F   16   Inf   NY    =   Apr 1861  =  June 1863  2    2    0


45  303     304   Oramel S. Howe                         Corp      I    2   Vol   Vt        May 1861 29  June 1865


46  305     309   Gilbert A. Herriman                    Private   M    6    HA   NY   23   Dec 1863 25  June 1865  1    6    2


47  336     337   Samuel Maxfield                        Private   C   14    HA   NY   28   Dec 1863 26   Aug 1865  1    7   28

                  Minnie A., widow of
48  347     348   John A Myres                           Sargt     F   106  Inf   NY    =   Mch 1861  =    =  1866  =    =    =


49  358     359   William Lee                            Private   A   50   Eng   NY    =   Aug 1864  =  July 1865  =   11    =


50  360     361   James Chamberlain                      Private   B   50   Eng   NY   12   Aug 1861 31   Dec 1863  2    4   19

LN #POST-OFFICE ADDRESS                  DISABILITY INCURRED                              REMARKS                                                       Transcriber's Remarks
    10                                   11                                               12

1   Potsdam, NY                          Loss of Right leg


2   Potsdam, NY                          Thumb shot off, died of blood poison             Wounded and died of wound


3   Potsdam, NY                          Gun shot wounds in both thighs                   * & Varicose veins


4   Potsdam, NY                                                                           Died Typhoid Fever Elmira NY


5   Potsdam, NY


6   Potsdam, NY                                                                           Hit on right leg with shell not *

                                                                                          Is a poor cripple.  Not able to move.
7   Potsdam, NY                          Crippled with Rheumatism, helpless               Only is * around in chair


8   Potsdam, NY                          Gun shot wound left knee & right thigh           Quite lame all of the time


9   Potsdam, NY                          Wounded right lung & right shoulder


10  Potsdam, NY


11  Potsdam, NY                                                                           Can't find out any more


12  Potsdam, NY                          Contracted consumption                           Not able to do anything


13  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Hernia & Chronic Diareah                         Labors at light work


14  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Chronic Diarhea                                  Labor at light work


15  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Disability from falling                          Can only labor at light work


16  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Hernia & Chronic Diareah


17  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Shot in left arm

                                         Shoulder bad *                                   Troubled catarrh, heart trouble
18  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Gunshot twice in left shoulder                   Shot minnie ball, Aug 24, 1864


19  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY


20  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Gun shot wound in right arm                      Does not trouble any


21  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Gun shot wound left leg


22  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY


23  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Gun shot wound through cheek & eye               Wound troubles all the time


24  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Gun shot wound in left thigh                     Wound does not trouble


25  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Died 14 March 1863                               Typhoid Pneumonia


26  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY


27  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY


28  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Injury to back by box falling on him in gommisary depot


29  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Paralytic Stroke                                 in the month of May 1864


30  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Loss of hearing Left ear


31  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Chronic Diareah                                  Troubled all of the time


32  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Shot through left thigh                          Very lame all of the time


33  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Taken prisoner 30 May 1864                       Died in Prison 5 Sept 1864


34  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Hernia


35  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Killed June 27, 1862


36  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Pysical Disability, unfit for work


37  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY


38  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Chronic Diarhea & heart trouble


39  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY


40


41  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Died 11 Sept 1862                                Discharge papers gone


42  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Shot in ankle, * in thigh                        Discharge papers gone


43  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Arm shot off, June 22, 1864                      Died July 7, 1864


44  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Flesh * in left leg                              Lost papers, cant tell any thing


45  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Chronic Diareah


46  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Injured in head in going to the front            Quite deaf


47  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY        Hernia & piles                                   Head wound bursting shell causing deafness


48  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY                                                         Papers burned in house burning


49  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY


50  Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY