Macomb County
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 Veteran Profile

"B"

The military information for each veteran has been taken from "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865" for soldiers serving from Michigan. Non-Michigan veteran military information has been taken from the Adjutant General's Reports for their respective states or compiled information from other official sources. All other information has been obtained from sources deemed accurate and reliable.

** Denotes a calculated birth date.

Bartlett, William R.  Cemetery: Davis - Ray Township
Born:  January 23, 1831 (NY)  Died: July 7, 1907 (76y,5m,14d)
(Veteran), Macomb County. Enlisted in Company B, Fifth Michigan Infantry, February 23, 1862, at Macomb for 3 years. Mustered February 23, 1862. Re-enlisted February 27, 1864, at Camp Bullock, Virginia. Mustered February 27, 1864. Mustered out at Jeffersonville, Indiana, July 5, 1865.
Enlistment Rank:  Private
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 5/21/1884, Application 513591.
Widow (Mary E.) filed request 7/12/1907, Application 872894.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from diarrhea, rheumatism and bronchitis as a result of service in the Civil War.

Bentley, James J.  Cemetery: Davis - Ray Township
Born:  April 23, 1829 (NY)  Died: January 10, 1907
Enlisted in Company B, Thirtieth Michigan Infantry, December 5, 1864, at Almont, for 1 year age 35. Mustered December 13, 1864. Mustered out at Detroit, Michigan, June 30, 1865.
Enlistment Rank:  Private
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 8/11/1885, Application 546803.
Widow (Cyntha) filed request (unknown), Application 862500.
Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from chronic rheumatism as a result of service in the Civil War.

Baker, John J.  Cemetery: Mt. Vernon - Washington Twp.
Born:  January 27, 1843 (NY)  Died: February 9, 1929
Researchers Note: A monument exists, in this cemetery, to this veteran which reads: John J. Baker, Birth date 1843, Death date blank. Under this information is listed "Co. H, 75 N.Y. Vol.". For this reason, we have included this veteran in our study.
Enlistment Rank: Unknown
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 4/25/1886, Application 535350.
Widow (Lucy) filed request 4/18/1911, Application 1666263.
No state specified on either request.


Researchers Note:
In the author's possession is a write-up on the members of Company H, 75th NYS Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1862. This write-up was made in 1862 by A.A.Frazee, a sergeant in Company H, 75th NYS Volunteer Infantry Regiment, in a series of daily diaries he kept. On May 5, 1862 he lists field and staff, officers and privates of this regiment. Among those names entered is John J. Baker. This is the only reference to this veteran contained in this diary entry.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran was discharged on surgeon's certificate.

Bancroft, Charles H.  Cemetery: Bruce/Armada - Bruce Twp.
Born:  About 1838 (NY)  Died: September 18, 1864 (26y)
(Veteran), Romeo. Enlisted in First Company Sharpshooters, attached to Sixteenth Michigan Infantry, November 27, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered February 1, 1862. Joined regiment at Hall's Hill, Virginia, February 14, 1862. Re-enlisted December 22, 1863, at Rappahannock Station, Virginia. Mustered December 24, 1863. Corporal. Died of disease at City Point, Virginia, September 21, 1864.
Enlistment Rank: Private. Promoted to Corporal.
Pension: No pension record found.
Researchers Note: Date of death on headstone in this cemetery and the "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865", as published by the State of Michigan, disagree. In our opinion, the headstone is probably more accurate. The headstone of this veteran is probably a memorial stone.

Brown, William C.  Cemetery: Bruce/Armada - Bruce Twp.
Born:  1835  Died: 1865
Enlisted in Company K, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, January 2, 1864, at Pontiac, for 3 years, age 28. Mustered January 2, 1864. Joined regiment at Chattanooga, Tennessee, February 18, 1864. Transferred to Company K, Twenty-ninth Michigan Infantry, June 26, 1865. No further record.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Widow (Cynthia J.) filed pension request 11/25/1865, Application 115889.
No state specified on request.

Butterfield, Alexander  Cemetery: McCafferty - Bruce Twp.
Born:  April 11, 1834** (MI)  Died: January 9, 1864 (29y,8m,28d)
Bruce. Enlisted in Company A, First Michigan Cavalry, August 21, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 27. Mustered September 3, 1861. Enlisted in Regular Army at Washington, D.C., November 12, 1862.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: No pension record found.

Bennett, Charles J.  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  March 27, 1846 (MI)  Died: August 22, 1918
Enlisted in Company I, Eighth Michigan Cavalry, June 16, 1864, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered June 28, 1864. Joined regiment at Marietta, Georgia, August 22, 1864. Transferred to Company E, July 20, 1865. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, September 22, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 10/25/1890, Application 929436.
Widow (Mary) filed request 12/2_/1892, Application 566693.
Contesting widow (Abbie J.) filed 10/11/1909, Application 1021667.
All requests filed from Michigan.

Bradley, Henry W.  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  March 27, 1839 (OH)  Died: April 17, 1918
Enlisted in Company B, Fourth Michigan Cavalry, August 15, 1862, at Bruce, age 23. Mustered August 28, 1862. Transferred to Company M, September 1, 1862. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, July 1, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 8/29/1887, Application 620862.
Widow (Francis H.) filed request 5/23/1918, Application 1120770.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from an injury to his right leg as a result of his service in the Civil War.

Brandon, Robert  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  July 12, 1839 (ENG)  Died: September 29, 1916 (77y,2m,17d)
Researchers Note: Beverly. Enlisted in Company G, Twenty-third Massachusetts Infantry, on September 22, 1861, age 18. Mustered September 28, 1861. Re-enlisted December 2, 1863. Mustered out at New Berne, North Carolina, June 25, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 3/9/1891, Application 1000066.
Veteran filed request from Michigan.
 
Researchers Note: No headstone has been found for this veteran. We do know that this veteran is buried in the Romeo Cemetery from his death certificate, of which we have a copy.

Briggs, Isaiah  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  Unknown (NY)  Died: November 12, 1875
Bruce. Enlisted in Company B, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, August 9, 1862, at Romeo, for 3 years, age 44. Mustered August 14, 1862. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 26, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: No pension record found.

Britton, Warren F.  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  August 4, 1844 (NY)  Died: 1910 (See Researcher's Note)
Researchers Note: Enlisted in Company K, Tenth New York Heavy Artillery, February 20, 1864, at Rutland, New York, age 18. Mustered February 26, 1864. Transferred to Company F, Sixth New York Heavy Artillery July 19, 1865. Mustered out at Washington, D.C., on August 24, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 11/16/1881, Application 433400.
Widow (Flora D.) filed request 4/5/1911, Application 962065.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: Berrien County has two death dates for this veteran -- October 25, 1910 and December 18, 1910. Certified copies of each are in possession of researchers. The correct date not yet established.

Brooks, Maris  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  1840 (PA)  Died: August 6, 1925
Enlisted in Company C, Eleventh Michigan Cavalry, August 30, 1864, at Jackson, for 1 year, age 24. Mustered August 30, 1864. Joined regiment at Lexington, Kentucky, October 17, 1864. Discharged at Knoxville, Tennessee, June 16, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 10/3/1887, Application 624676.
Veteran filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from rheumatism for the past 25 years as a result of his service in the Civil War.

Brooks, Wesley  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  May 10, 1837 (PA)  Died: July 14, 1917
Litchfield. Enlisted in Company G, Eighteenth Michigan Infantry, August 12, 1862, at Litchfield, for 3 years, age 25. Mustered August 26, 1862. Taken prisoner while on picket at Snow's Pond, Kentucky, September 23, 1862. Corporal June 1, 1865. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 26, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private. Promoted to Corporal.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 7/30/1887, Application 617540.
Veteran filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from heart disease and sun stroke as a result of his service in the Civil War.

Bullis, Chapman  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  1830 (NY)  Died: March 9, 1902 (71y,5m,17d)
Ray. Enlisted in Company G, Eighth Michigan Cavalry, as Farrier, December 27, 1862, at Armada, for 3 years, age 32. Mustered February 3, 1863. Transferred to Invalid Corps, January 15, 1864. Discharged at Louisville, Kentucky, November 18, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Farrier.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 5/8/1875, Application 204222.
No state specified on request.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from general sickness, fever, etc., as a result of his service in the Civil War.

Butterfield, John R.  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  September 9, 1829** (NY)  Died: November 27, 1900 (71y,2m,18d)
Bruce. Enlisted in Company A, Fifth Michigan Cavalry, August 15, 1862, at Bruce, for 3 years, age 31. Mustered August 26, 1862. Transferred to Invalid Corps. Honorably discharged for disability at Washington, D. C., December 11, 1863, from Eighty-sixth Company, Second Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 11/29/1872, Application 179449.
Widow (Aleza) filed request 12/5/1900, Application 731126.
No state specified by veteran, Widow filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from rheumatism, hernia and heart disease for the past 25 years as a result of his service in the Civil War and claimed to have been a total cripple for the past six years.

Buzzell, Julius  Cemetery: Romeo - Romeo
Born:  1835 (MI)  Died: September 24, 1896
Researchers Note: Enlisted in Company F, Sixtieth Indiana Infantry on December 27, 1861. Discharged due to disability, November 20, 1862.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 6/4/1863, Application 24735.
Widow (Phebe J.) filed request 9/26/1896, Application 641352.
No state specified by veteran, Widow filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from weak lungs, hernia and loss of his right eye as a result of his service in the Civil War.

Barton, Samuel  Cemetery: Rose Hill - Armada Twp.
Born:  August 28, 1821 (NY)  Died: June 2, 1887
Enlisted in Company B, Thirtieth Michigan Infantry, November 25, 1864, at Armada, for 1 year, age 45. Mustered December 7, 1864. First Sergeant December 24, 1864. Commissioned Second Lieutenant June 6, 1865. Mustered out at Detroit, Michigan, June 30, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private. Promoted to 1st Sergeant. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 7/9/1886, Application 579426.
Widow (Amanda) filed request 7/5/1887, Application 357851.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.

Barnes, George W.  Cemetery: Willowgrove - Richmond Twp.
Born:  December 18, 1830 (CAN)  Died: June 24, 1901
Researchers Note: Valparaiso. Enlisted in Company I, Seventy-third Indiana Infantry, August 16, 1862. Mustered August 16, 1862. Deserted October 7, 1863.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 2/15/1888, Application 640115
Veteran filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from chronic diarrhea as a result of service in the Civil War.

Barrows, Hiram  Cemetery: Willowgrove - Richmond Twp.
Born:  October 11, 1824 (NY)  Died: June 5, 1892
Romeo. Entered service in Company A, Ninth Michigan Infantry, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, August 13, 1861, at Romeo, for 3 years, age 37. Commissioned October 12, 1861. Mustered October 15, 1861. Commissioned First Lieutenant December 10, 1861. Mustered December 17, 1861. Wounded and taken prisoner at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, July 13, 1862. Exchanged August 27, 1862. Commissioned Captain October 13, 1862. Mustered February 12, 1863. Discharged at expiration of term of service, November 23, 1864. Died in Armada, Michigan, June 5, 1862.
Enlistment Rank: 2nd Lieutenant. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant. Promoted to Captain.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 10/31/1885, Application 553128.
Widow (Agnes) filed request 7/5/1892, Application 554330.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note: The date of death of this veteran, as contained in the "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865" is incorrect.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from bronchial cough and gun shot in left shoulder as a result of service in the Civil War.

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Butterfield, Scott  Cemetery: Willowgrove - Richmond Twp.
Born:  About 1838 (MI)  Died: November 30, 1863 (25y)
Armada. Enlisted in Company M, Eighth Michigan Cavalry, April 28, 1863, at Armada, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered May 2, 1863. Transferred to Company G, April 30, 1863. Taken prisoner at Cleveland, Tennessee, September 18, 1863. Died while a prisoner at Richmond, Virginia, December 1, 1863. Buried in National Cemetery at Richmond, Virginia.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: No pension record found.

Bates, Myron  Cemetery: Centennial - New Haven
Born:  Unknown (NY)  Died: November 2, 1885 (56y,9m)
Lenox. Enlisted in Company F, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, August 12, 1862, at Lenox, for 3 years, age 38. Mustered August 22, 1862. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 26, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 4/1/1880, Application 354706.
Widow (Sarah J.) filed request 6/11/1886, Application 340653.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note: The 1870 Federal Census lists this veteran's occupation as physician.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran's widow, Sarah J. Bates, indicated that this veteran was acting surgeon.

Betwee, William  Cemetery: Centennial - New Haven
Born:  May 25, 1845** (MI)  Died: June 17, 1910 (65y,0m,23d)
Enlisted in Company F, Sixteenth Michigan Infantry, January 26, 1865, at Berlin, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered January 26, 1865. Substitute for Wallace Stoddard, drafted from Berlin, St. Clair County. Discharged July 8, 1865. Present residence, New Haven, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 7/30/1887, Application 617527
Widow (Melissa) filed request 6/25/1910, Application 944656.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Beebe, Henry C.  Cemetery: Richmond City - Richmond
Born:  September 8, 1840 (MI)  Died: November 28, 1863
Romeo. Enlisted in Company A, Fifth Michigan Cavalry, August 18, 1862, at Bruce, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered August 26, 1862. Promoted Corporal. Died November 28, 1863, of wounds received in action at Morton's Ford, Virginia, November 27, 1863.
Enlistment Rank: Private. Promoted to Corporal.
Pension: Widow (Sarah M.) filed pension request 2/2/1864, Application 44329.
No state specified by widow.

Beebe, Porter  Cemetery: Richmond City - Richmond
Born:  October 25, 1843 (MI)  Died: June 4, 1896
Memphis. Enlisted in Company H, Seventh Michigan Infantry, August 8, 1861, at Memphis, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered August 22, 1861. Transferred to Signal Corps January 1, 1864. Discharged at expiration of term of service, August 22, 1864. Died 1896. Buried at Richmond, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 6/29/1877, Application 230339
Widow (Mary) filed request 6/27/1896, Application 636483.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.

 

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Blynn, Alonzo M.  Cemetery: Richmond City - Richmond
Born:  November 8, 1832 (NY)  Died: May 24, 1903 (70y,7m,16d)
Researchers Note: Enlisted in Company A, One Hundred Sixtieth New York Infantry, August 25, 1862, at Arcadia, age 30. Mustered November 21, 1862. Mustered out at Savannah, Georgia, November 1, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 2/16/1880, Application 348855
No state specified by veteran.

Researchers Note: The Official record lists this veteran's surname as Blyn.

Brown, Wilbert F.  Cemetery: Richmond City - Richmond
Born:  September 8, 1844 (NY)  Died: January 30, 1913
Enlisted in Company A, First Michigan Cavalry, December 15, 1863, at Clinton, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered December 16, 1863. Promoted Corporal. Transferred to Company E, November 17, 1865. Mustered out at Salt Lake City, Utah, March 10, 1866.
Enlistment Rank: Private. Promoted to Corporal.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 11/7/1879, Application 320574
Widow (Mary) filed request 2/19/1912, Application 1002395.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.

Bates, Marion P.  Cemetery: Richards - Richmond Twp.
Born:  September 16, 1848** (MI)  Died: April 21, 1931 (82y,7m,5d)
Researchers Note: Enlisted in Company C, Twenty-eighth United States Infantry, at Fort Wayne, Michigan, January 31, 1865, age 18. Also served in the Second Battalion, Company C, Ninteenth United States Infantry. Discharged at expiration of term of service at Little Rock, Arkansas, on approximately January 31, 1868.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 6/26/1886, Application 378240.
No state specified by veteran.

Bartlett, Harold J.  Cemetery: Memphis - Richmond Twp.
Born:  May 11, 1835** (NY)  Died: February 14, 1883 (47y,9m,3d)
Oakland County. Enlisted in Battery D, First Michigan Light Artillery, as artificer, September 10, 1861, at Clarkston, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered September 17, 1861. Mustered out at expiration of term of service, September 17, 1864. Deceased.
Enlistment Rank: Artificer.
Pension: Widow (Rose T.) filed pension request 8/6/1888, Application 377893.
Widow filed from Michigan.

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Brewer, Charles  Cemetery: Memphis - Richmond Twp.
Born:  1842 (NY)  Died: December 11, 1890 (47y)
Researchers Note: Enlisted in Company A, One hundred sixtieth New York Infantry, August 27, 1862, at Arcadia, age 19. Mustered November 21, 1862. Mustered out at Savannah, Georgia November 1, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 8/8/1890, Application 885348.
Widow (Julia A.) filed request 12/24/1891, Application 493258.
Both filed from Michigan.

Burnell, Jacob  Cemetery: Memphis - Richmond Twp.
Born:  May 3, 1846 (GER)  Died: January 8, 1930
Memphis. Enlisted in Company G, Tenth Michigan Infantry, January 15, 1864, at Memphis, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered January 28, 1864. Mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky, July 19, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 2/15/1887, Application 597769.
No state specified by veteran.

Researchers Note: In the "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865" this veteran's name is listed as Jacob Burnett.

Blumberg, Ira A.  Cemetery: Curtis - Shelby Twp.
Born:  September 7, 1816 (NY)  Died: June 28, 1883
Shelby. Enlisted in Company B, Fifth Michigan Infantry, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 44. Mustered August 28, 1861. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability, at Detroit, Michigan, November 1, 1862.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 10/27/1870, Application 161137.
Widow (Louisa S.) filed request 10/9/1883, Application 309454.
No state specified on either request.

Researchers Note: According to the 1883 Pensioner's Roll, this veteran suffered from an injury to the spine as a result of service in the Civil War.

Bartlett, Edwin  Cemetery: Prestonville - Shelby Twp.
Born:  Unknown (MI)  Died: March 6, 1864 (21y)
Macomb. Enlisted in Company D, Eighth Michigan Cavalry, October 29, 1862, at Macomb, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered January 20, 1863. Corporal. Died of disease at Camp Nelson, Kentucky, March 6, 1864. Buried in National Cemetery, Camp Nelson, Kentucky.
Enlistment Rank: Private. Promoted to Corporal.
Pension: Father (unknown) filed Pension Request 5/25/1871, Application 196525.

Bliss, Jacob  Cemetery: Prestonville - Shelby Twp
Born:  July 10, 1828 (ENG)  Died: April 20, 1901 (72y,9m,10d)
Macomb County. Drafted for 1 year, from Macomb, age 37. Mustered April 10, 1865. Assigned to Company B, Fifteenth Michigan Infantry. Joined regiment at Washington, D.C., May 21, 1865. Mustered out at Little Rock, Arkansas, August 13, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 8/20/1889, Application 795783.
Veteran filed from Michigan.

Bracy, George W.  Cemetery: Prestonville - Shelby Twp.
Born:  September 9, 1846 (MI)  Died: April 5, 1903 (56y)
Enlisted in Company F, Third Michigan Infantry, February 28, 1864, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered February 8, 1864. Transferred to Company F, Fifth Michigan Infantry, June 10, 1864. Discharged at Fairfax Seminary Hospital, Virginia, June 7, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 12/1/1888, Application 680237.

Babbitt, Darwin H.  Cemetery: Utica - Utica
Born:  January 15, 1845 (VT)  Died: February 18, 1926
Ypsilanti. Enlisted in Company K, Fifth Michigan Cavalry, August 21, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered September 2, 1862. Taken prisoner at Hawes' Shop, Virginia, May 28, 1864. Released January 27, 1865. Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, June 22, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 1/5/1893, Application 1145028.
Veteran filed from Nebraska.


Researchers Note: The date of birth for this veteran is contained in a diary which he kept during the Civil War, and which is located at the Archives of the State of Michigan in Lansing, Michigan.

Researchers Note: A Utica Sentinel issue of February, 1926, contains an obituary for this veteran which states "Darwin H. Babbitt, Civil War veteran, buried here Monday. Darwin H. Babbitt of Grand River, Iowa, one of the few survivors of the Civil War was buried here Monday p.m. February 22 with military honors".

Bacon, Augustus E.  Cemetery: Utica - Utica
Born:  May 7, 1841 (OH)  Died: April 15, 1900
Macomb. Enlisted in Company F, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, as Corporal, August 6, 1862, at Macomb, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered August 22, 1862. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 26, 1865. Died April 5, 1900. Buried at Lansing, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank: Corporal.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 12/30/1889, Application 726365.
Widow (Josephine A.) filed request 6/23/1900, Application 421884.
Both requests filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note: The "Record of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865", as stated above, lists this veteran as being buried in Lansing, Michigan. It is believed that this is in error and Augustus and Josephine Bacon are actually buried in the Utica cemetery. An obituary in the Utica Sentinel for April of 1900 confirms the death and burial of this veteran in this cemetery.

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Bessey, Oscar N.  Cemetery: Utica - Utica
Born:  January 16, 1844 (MI)  Died: April 13, 1918
(Veteran), Oakland County. Enlisted in Company H, Seventh Michigan Infantry, August 9, 1861, at Oxford, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered August 22, 1861. Re-enlisted December 18, 1863, at Stevensburg, Virginia. Mustered December 19, 1863. Mustered out at Jeffersonville, Indiana, July 5, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 3/17/1887, Application 602312.
Widow (Selena) filed request 6/24/1918, Application 1122484.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from disease of rectum as a result of service in the Civil War.

Blasdel, James  Cemetery: Utica - Utica
Born:  December 25, 1835** (NY)  Died: November 17, 1879 (43y,10m,23d)
Enlisted in Company D, First Michigan Cavalry, January 21, 1864, at Hampton, for 3 years, age 29. Mustered January 28, 1864. Discharged at St. Louis, Missouri, January 9, 1866.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 4/14/1879, Application 279312.
Widow (Anne) filed request 3/15/1880, Application 369054.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: Both the military and pension records list this veteran's name as James Blaisdell.

Boger, George M.  Cemetery: Utica - Utica
Born:  October 19, 1845 (PA)  Died: October 8, 1891 (45y,11m,19d)
Researchers Note: Enlisted in Company C, Two-hundred-eighth Pennsylvania Infantry, September 13, 1864. Mustered September 13, 1864. Mustered out June 1, 1865, at Alexandria, Virginia.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Widow (Sarah K.) filed pension request 10/31/1891, Application 530852.
Minor (Sarah K. McClelland) filed request 10/31/1907, Application 878965.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: The Pennsylvania military records list this veteran's name as George M. Bogar.

Brownell, William, Dr.  Cemetery: Utica - Utica
Born:  November 16, 1830 (MI)  Died: May 22, 1884 (53y,6m,6d)
Utica. Entered service in Second Michigan Cavalry at organization as Assistant Surgeon, age 30. Commissioned September 2, 1861. Mustered October 2, 1861. Commissioned Surgeon October 20, 1862. Mustered December 11, 1862. Acting Brigade Surgeon March, 1864. Discharged at expiration of term of service, November 3, 1864.
Enlistment Rank: Assistant Surgeon. Promoted Surgeon. Promoted Acting Brigade Surgeon.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 2/25/1884, Application 506797.
Widow (Jane E.) filed request 8/21/1884, Application 318761.
Both requests filed from Michigan.
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Behm, August  Cemetery: Immanuel Lutheran-Macomb Twp.
Born:  December 18, 1830 (Prussia)  Died: November 8, 1908
Drafted for one year from Macomb, age 37. Mustered April 10, 1865. Assigned to Company B, Fifteenth Michigan Infantry. Joined regiment at Washington, D.C., May 21, 1865. Mustered out at Little Rock, Arkansas, August 13, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 3/7/1896, Application 1097589.
Veteran filed from Michigan.

Bates, Asher  Cemetery: Hart - Chesterfield Township
Born:  Unknown (NY)  Died: December 22, 1881 (60y,1m)
Enlisted in Company A, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, September 27, 1864, at Pontiac, for 1 year, age 43. Mustered October 4, 1864. Joined regiment at Chattanooga, Tennessee, November 11, 1864. Discharged for disability at Chattanooga, Tennessee, February 28, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 5/22/1879, Application 287583.
Widow (Adaline) filed request 4/10/1883, Application 302952.
Veteran filed from Michigan, no state specified by the widow.


Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from a loss of speech according to his widow Adaline.

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Bates, Ezra  Cemetery: Hart - Chesterfield Township
Born:  August 6, 1837 (MI)  Died: June 26, 1862 (24y,10m,20d)
Macomb County. Enlisted in Company I, Fourth Michigan Infantry, June 20, 1861, at Adrian, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered June 20, 1861. Missing in action at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862. No further record.
Enlistment Rank: Private
Pension: Mother (Philomela) filed pension request 10/23/1871, Application 199818.
No state specified.

Researchers Note: The headstone for this veteran should be considered a memorial headstone.

Bates, Henry  Cemetery: Hart - Chesterfield Township
Born:  Unknown (NY)  Died: October 8, 1865 (42y,6m)
Enlisted in Company F, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, October 12, 1864, at Pontiac, for 1 year, age 41. Mustered October 12, 1864. Joined regiment at Chattanooga, Tennessee, January 16, 1865. Transferred to Company B, Twenty-ninth Michigan Infantry, June 26, 1865. Discharged at Detroit, Michigan, September 15, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Widow (Catherine) filed pension request 3/5/1866, Application 122752.
No state specified.

 

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Bates, James E.  Cemetery: Hart - Chesterfield Township
Born:  1845 (NH)  Died: May 3, 1864
Enlisted in Company A, Ninth Michigan Infantry, August 13, 1861, at Romeo, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered October 15, 1861. Discharged for disability at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, May 13, 1863.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: No pension record found.

Betts, George H.  Cemetery: Union - Chesterfield Township
Born:  Unknown (MI)  Died: August 1, 1865 (17y,18d)
Researchers Note: Enlisted in Company D, Forty-ninth New York Infantry, at Buffalo on May 23,1864, age 21 years. Mustered May 23, 1864. Transferred to Company B, on September 17, 1864. Mustered out at Washington, D. C. on June 27, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Mother (Elizabeth C.) filed pension request 5/22/1884, Application 315917.
Mother filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note: Pension record for this veteran indicates the use of the alias Oliver Bradford and this is the name under which he served during the Civil War.

Ballard, Charles W.  Cemetery: Oakwood - Chesterfield Township
Born:  Unknown (NY)  Died: March 23, 1863 (20y,11m,20d)
Chesterfield. Enlisted in Company F, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, August 6, 1862, at Ashley, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered August 22, 1862. Died of disease at Lexington, Kentucky, March 24, 1863.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Mother (Elizabeth) filed pension request 8/8/1863, Application 49533.
No state specified by mother.


Researchers Note: The military record and the Roll of Honor both list this veteran's date of death as March 24, 1863. However, his headstone lists his date of death as March 23, 1863. Resolution of this discrepancy is beyond the scope of this study.

Researchers Note: The headstone for this veteran is probably a memorial headstone.

Blay, David  Cemetery: Oakwood - Chesterfield Township
Born:  March, 1833 (MI)  Died: December 16, 1927
Enlisted in Company C, Fifth Michigan Infantry, January 21, 1864, at Pontiac, for 3 years, age 27. Mustered January 21, 1864. Mustered out at Jeffersonville, Indiana, July 5, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 8/4/1883, Application 491628.
Veteran filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note: The military for this veteran is listed under the name of David Bray, while the pension record is listed under the name of David Blay.

Researchers Note: Though no headstone has been found for this veteran, he does appear in the Rootstalker's reading of this cemetery and the location of his grave would be at the northwest corner of Section 3.

Researchers Note: According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from having the first finger of the right hand shot off. In this census, this veteran listed his residence as Chesterfield and P.O. Address as New Baltimore.

Burgess, Levi N.  Cemetery: Oakwood - Chesterfield Township
Born:  Unknown (MI)  Died: April 21, 1864 (23y,1m,2_d)
Chesterfield. Enlisted in Company I, Michigan Engineers and Mechanics, December 28, 1863, at Chesterfield, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered January 6, 1864. Artificer. Died of disease at Bridgeport, Alabama, April 21, 1864. Buried in National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Grave No. 10993.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Widow (Catherine E.) filed pension request 5/30/1864, Application 52857.
C. E. Benedict (Gdn) filed request 11/3/1873, Application 212316.
No state specified on either request.

Researchers Note: The headstone for this veteran should be considered a memorial headstone.

Baker, James Jr.  Cemetery: St. Mary's - Chesterfield Township
Born:  November, 1846 (CAN)  Died: Unknown
Enlisted in Company E, Twenty-fourth Michigan Infantry, March 22, 1865, at Clay, for 1 year, age 19. Mustered March 22, 1865. Mustered out at Detroit, Michigan, June 30, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 7/7/1876, Application 579233.
No state specified by veteran.

Bethuy, Frank  Cemetery: St. Mary's - Chesterfield Township
Born:  February 7, 1846 (MI)  Died:  January 21, 1913 (66y,11m,14d)
Enlisted in Company F, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, March 29, 1865, at Pontiac, for 1 year, age 18. Mustered March 29, 1865. Joined regiment at Chattanooga, Tennessee, April 12, 1865. Transferred to Company B, Twenty-ninth Michigan Infantry, June 26, 1865. Mustered out at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, September 6, 1865.
Enlistment Rank: Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 9/30/1890, Application 817257.
Widow (Theressa) filed request 1/31/1913, Application 1000955.
Both requests filed from Michigan.
Researchers Note:  In the 1890 veteran's census, the 1894 veteran's census and the 1910 Federal Census, this veteran's surname is listed as Bethuy, Bethny, Bethney. In the "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865" his surname is listed as Betwee and in the pension records it is listed as Beetin.

Ballard, Phillip  Cemetery:  St. Peter's - Mt. Clemens
Born:  January 6, 1842 (MI)  Died:  January 7, 1900 (57y,11m,30d)
Mt. Clemens. Enlisted in Company G, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, March 9, 1865, at Pontiac, for 1 year, age 18. Mustered March 9, 1865. Joined regiment at Chattanooga, Tennessee, April 7, 1865. Transferred to Company G, Twenty-ninth Michigan Infantry, June 26, 1865. Mustered out at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, September 6, 1865. Died January 7, 1900. Buried at Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private. Promoted Corporal.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 1/20/1890, Application 750153.
Widow (Johanna) filed request 1/13/1900, Application 711390.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note:  This veteran was buried as an indigent soldier according to the Indigent Soldier Burial Report, Volume A.

Beach, Paul  Cemetery:  St. Peter's - Mt. Clemens
Born:  July 10, 1831 (MI)  Died:  January 8, 1880
Enlisted in Company B, Third Michigan Cavalry, February 26, 1864, at Clinton, for 3 years, age 33. Mustered February 27, 1864. Mustered out at San Antonio, Texas, February 12, 1866. Died January 8, 1880. Buried at Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Widow (Mary) filed pension request 10/13/1884, Application 320361.
Guardian (Mary Betheny) filed pension request 11/26/1885, Application 324971.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Babcock, Henry Wallace  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  December 1, 1843 (MI)  Died:  April 14, 1910 (66y,4m,13d)
Macomb County. Enlisted in Company C, Fifth Michigan Infantry, as Musician, August 7, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered August 28, 1861. Discharged at expiration of term of service at Petersburg, Virginia, August 27, 1864. Present residence, Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Musician.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 3/19/1885, Application 625159.
Widow (Sarah) filed request 8/7/1902, Application 768111.
Widow (Sarah), as Guardian filed 7/28/1902, Application 767400.
All requests filed from Michigan.

Barney, Joseph  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  May 6, 1841 (CAN)  Died:  April 11, 1937
Macomb County. Enlisted in Company B, Fifth Michigan Infantry, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered August 28, 1861. Taken prisoner at Charles City Cross Roads, June 30, 1862. Returned to regiment March 12, 1863. Deserted at Fairplay, Maryland, July 15, 1863.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 3/29/1886, Application 563000.
No state specified by veteran.


Researchers Note:  The pension request does not contain a certificate number, which may indicate that the pension may never have been granted.

Researchers Note:  According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran had no discharge at the time of this census.

Bollensen, Henry  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  July 8, 1842 (GER)  Died:  July 3, 1903 (60y,11m,28d)
Macomb County. Enlisted in Company K, Fifth Michigan Infantry, September 10, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered September 10, 1861. Discharged for disability at Baltimore, Maryland, December 14, 1863. Present residence, Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 12/11/1871, Application 370917.
Widow (Julia) filed request 7/21/1903, Application 788423.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  The pension application submitted by this veteran indicates service in Company I, First Michigan Cavalry. To that end, the following is included.

      Enlisted in Company I, First Michigan Cavalry, as Corporal, November 6, 1863, at
      Clinton, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered November 13, 1863. Discharged at Fort
      Leavenworth, Kansas, July 29, 1865
.

      Enlistment Rank:  Corporal.

Researchers Note:  There is a conflict in the date of discharge from the Fifth Michigan Infantry and enlistment in the First Michigan Cavalry. The explanation is unknown and beyond the scope of this study. Suffice it to say that the pension application submitted by this veteran indicates that this is one and the same person, date conflict notwithstanding.

Button, Amos A.  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  August 3, 1844 (MI)  Died:  April 3, 1892
(Veteran), Shelby. Enlisted in Company B, Fifth Michigan Infantry, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered August 28, 1861. Re-enlisted as Sergeant January 4, 1864, at Detroit, Michigan. Mustered January 4, 1864. First Sergeant June 29, 1865. Commissioned Second Lieutenant May 8, 1865. Mustered out at Jeffersonville, Indiana, July 5, 1865. Died April 3, 1892. Buried at Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private. Promoted Sergeant. Promoted First Sergeant. Promoted
                               Second Lieutenant.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 8/20/1887, Application 619980.
Widow (Lucy M.) filed request 7/23/1892, Application 555751.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Bates, George  Cemetery:  St. Peter's - Mt. Clemens
Born:  February 22, 1839 ** (MI)  Died:  April 28, 1905 (66y,2m,6d)
Holly. Enlisted in Company C, Eighth Michigan Cavalry, November 21, 1862, at Holly, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered January 20, 1863. Taken prisoner on raid to Macon, Georgia, August 3, 1864. Returned to regiment May 12, 1865. Reported as of Company D. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, September 22, 1865.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 2/9/1888, Application 639073.
Widow (Katherine) filed request 10/26/1916, Application 1083220.
Both requests filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  This veteran was buried as an indigent soldier according to the Indigent Soldier Burial Report, Volume A. The date of death above taken from the request for military headstone.

Researchers Note:  According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from rheumatism and both arms broken as a result of a gun shot wound.

Bush, Calvin  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  July 4, 1824 (NY)  Died:  December 30, 1901 (77y,5m,26d)
Researchers Note: Enlisted in Company E, One-hundred-twenty-fifth New York Infantry, as First Lieutenant, August 13, 1862, age 38. Commissioned September 10, 1862. Prisoner at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, September 15, 1862. Paroled at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, September 15, 1862. Discharged February 11, 1863.
Enlistment Rank:  First Lieutenant.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 6/8/1863, Application 25146.
Widow (Mary E.) filed request 2/19/1902, Application 757260.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.

Butzler, George H.  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  August 26, 1847 (NY)  Died:  November 2, 1915 (68y,2m,6d)
Clinton. Enlisted in Company G, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, August 4, 1862, at Mt. Clemens, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered August 29, 1862. Wounded in action at Chickamauga, Georgia, September 20, 1863. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 26, 1865. Present residence, Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 2/5/1879, Application 255045.
Widow (Anna) filed request 11/19/1915, Application 1056046.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.

Broderick, James  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  September 2, 1841 (MI) **  Died:  September 1, 1908 (66y,11m,29d)
Researchers Note: Enlisted in the Sixteenth Indiana Light Artillery, October 26, 1864. Mustered October 10, 1864. Mustered out at Indianapolis, Indiana, July 5, 1865. After the War he lived in Mount Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 6/21/1890, Application 783045.
Widow (Lydia) filed request 9/8/1908, Application 903837.
Both requests filed from Michigan.

Researchers Note:  According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from having left leg hurt on Arlington Heights, on wood detail.

Blay, Nelson  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  February 16, 1844 (MI)  Died:  September 10, 1921
Clinton. Enlisted in Company D, Eighth Michigan Cavalry, December 3, 1862, at Clinton, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered January 20, 1863. Reported as of Company H. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, September 22, 1865. Present residence, Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 12/15/1885, Application 556441.
No state specified by veteran.


Researchers Note:  This veteran is not listed on the Clinton Grove Internment listing. According to the Terry GAR Post resume on each veteran, he is listed as being buried in this cemetery. To that end we have included him in this cemetery. Birth date and birthplace taken from his pension file.

Researchers Note:  This veteran was in and out of the Michigan Soldiers' Home (File #2573) several times.  He suffered from a hernia and chronic diarrhea.

Ballor, Joseph L.  Cemetery:  St. Peter's - Mt. Clemens
Born:  September 11, 1844 (MI) **  Died:  September 16, 1921 (77y,0m,5d)
Harrison. Enlisted in Company D, Eighth Michigan Cavalry, December 1, 1862, at Harrison, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered January 20, 1863. Reported as of Company H. Corporal. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, September 22, 1865. Present residence, Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private. Promoted Corporal.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 5/21/1880, Application 364614.
Widow (Prescille) filed request 9/24/1920, Application 1179238.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  The 1910 Federal Census also lists this veteran's surname as Bellor.

Researchers Note:  This veteran resided at the Michigan Soldiers' Home (File #5505) for a period of time.

Blasdel, Thomas P.  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  December 30, 1832 (NY) **  Died:  November 19, 1920 (87y,10m,20d)
Macomb County. Enlisted in Company F, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, August 13, 1862, at Mt. Clemens, for 3 years, age 29. Mustered August 22, 1862. Corporal. Discharged at Detroit, Michigan, May 18, 1864, on account of wounds received in action.
Enlistment Rank:  Private. Promoted Corporal.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 6/16/1864, Application 47848.
Widow (Emma) filed request 12/9/1920, Application 1166873.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  In the "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865", this veteran's surname is listed as Blasdell.

Researchers Note:  According to a descendent of this veteran, he was wounded in the left arm as a result of his service during the Civil War. In addition, the surname of this veteran is Blaisdell.

Buzzell, William  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  March 4, 1827 (CAN) **  Died:  July 4, 1890 (63y, 4m)
White Lake. Enlisted in Company G, First Michigan Cavalry, September 1, 1861, at Camp Lyon, for 3 years, age 28. Mustered September 7, 1861. Assistant Veterinary Surgeon November, 1862. Discharged for disability at Alexandria, Virginia, May 13, 1863. Died July 4, 1890. Buried at Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private. Promoted Assistance Veterinary Surgeon.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 4/30/1877, Application 235045.
Widow (Jennie) filed request 8/1/1890, Application 429284.
No state specified by veteran, widow filed from Michigan.

Boyer, Joseph  Cemetery:  St. Peter's - Mt. Clemens
Born:  August 30, 1842 (MI)  Died:  May 19, 1928 (85y)
Enlisted in Company C, Fifth Michigan Infantry, January 20, 1864, at Pontiac, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered January 20, 1864. Discharged for disability at Baltimore, Maryland, May 13, 1865.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 1/11/1890, Application 748612.
Veteran filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from fits due to sunstroke as a result of service in the Civil War.

Researchers Note:  This veteran resided in the Michigan Soldiers' Home (File #4498) on several occasions. He suffered from epilepsy, rendering him unsteady and very weak.


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Barney, Joseph  Cemetery:  St. Peters - Mt. Clemens
Born:  About 1812 (CAN)  Died:  June 3, 1878 (65y)
Clinton. Enlisted in Company G, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, August 14, 1862, at Mt. Clemens, for 3 years, age 43. Mustered August 29, 1862. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 26, 1865.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Widow (Matilda) filed pension request 5/4/1886, Application 336746.
Widow filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  The pension request for this veteran filed by his widow, lists his surname as Barnie. Affidavits in the pension file list the date of death as July 3, 1878. The death date above is from the Official Macomb County Records and the Church Record Book.

Researchers Note:  This veteran's surname is listed as Barnie in the "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865". The surname Bernier appears in the St. Peter's Cemetery Book for this veteran and his wife.

Beutel, John  Cemetery:  Kukuk - Sterling Heights
Born:  October 22, 1844 (GER)  Died:  August 15, 1917
Clinton. Enlisted in Company G, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, August 15, 1862, at Mt. Clemens, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered August 29, 1862. Wounded in action at Chickamauga, Georgia, September 20, 1863. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, June 26, 1865.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 6/3/1903, Application 1200604.
Widow (Caroline J. H.) filed request 9/8/1917, Application 1106930.
Both filed from Michigan.

Barton, Henry C.  Cemetery:  Erin Grove - Roseville
Born:  July 13, 1830 (NY)  Died:  October 3, 1898

Wayne County. Enlisted in Company E, Ninth Michigan Infantry, September 26, 1861, at Grosse Point, for 3 years, age 31. Mustered October 15, 1861. Discharged for disability at Bowling Green, Kentucky, December 15, 1862.

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Researchers Note: Enlisted in Second Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, July 21, 1863, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 33. Mustered July 21, 1863. Discharged at Washington, D. C., November 14, 1865, from Company B.

Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 8/29/1881, Application 423564.
Veteran filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  The pension for this veteran is filed under Henry G. Barton. In addition, the pension file for this veteran indicates service in Company B, Second Veteran Reserve Corp.

Researchers Note:  This veteran was buried as an indigent soldier in this cemetery.

Berger, Nicholas  Cemetery:  Warren Union - Warren
Born:  November 6, 1840 (GER)  Died:  January 24, 1920 (79y,2m,19d)
Researchers Note: Enlisted in Company G, Fifty-second Pennsylvania Infantry, July 9, 1863. Mustered July 9, 1863. Mustered out September 1, 1863, location not stated.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: No pension found.
Researchers Note:  There was a Fifty-second Pennsylvania unit that served for a 3 year period, there was also a militia unit designated the Fifty-second Pennsylvania Infantry which was organized on July 9, 1863 and was mustered out, as a unit, on September 1, 1863. It was the militia unit in which this veteran served.

Brohaner, Ernst  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  About 1846 (Prussia)  Died:  September 10, 1893
Enlisted in Company H, Twenty-second Michigan Infantry, April 10, 1865, at Detroit, for 1 year, age 19. Mustered April 11, 1865. Joined regiment at Chattanooga, Tennessee, May 2, 1865. Transferred to Company H, Twenty-ninth Michigan Infantry, June 26, 1865. Admitted to Harper Hospital July 25, 1865. Discharged at Detroit, Michigan, August 31, 1865. Died September 11, 1893. Buried at Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 6/20/1882, Application 452868.
Gdn (Joseph F. Hulthaupt) filed request for minor 1/19/1894, Application 589256.
Both requests filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  The government issue headstone for this veteran is almost unreadable. Soon it will be.

Researchers Note:  This veteran was buried as an indigent soldier according to the Indigent Soldier Burial Report, Volume A. The application for a government issue headstone lists date of death as September 11, 1893, while the Indigent Soldier Burial Report lists date of death as September 10, 1893, with burial occurring on September 11, 1893.

Researchers Note:  The indigent soldier burial report lists this veteran's surname as Brosneo and the pension report lists his surname as Brochnow. How these variations of the surname of this veteran came into existence is confusing and beyond the scope of this study.

Bartley, Stephen K.  Cemetery:  Clinton Grove - Mt. Clemens
Born:  October 30, 1820 (NY)  Died:  December 19, 1893
Researchers Note: Enlisted September 3, 1864 in Company K, First U. S. Volunteer Engineers. Corporal. Discharged June 13, 1865.
Enlistment Rank:  Private. Promoted Corporal.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 7/23/1890, Application 833298.
Widow (Hettie M.) filed request 3/7/1894, Application 591895.
Veteran filed from Ohio, widow filed from Michigan.


Researchers Note:  The government issued headstone for this veteran is laying flat on the ground. Unless corrective steps are taken, it will soon be damaged beyond repair and will no longer be readable.

Researchers Note:  The 1890 veteran census for this veteran exists in Ward 5, Norwalk, Ohio.

Bittner, Charles C.  Cemetery:  Warren Union - Warren
Born:  October 10, 1829 (GER)  Died:  February 21, 1901
Macomb County. Enlisted in Company H, Second Michigan Cavalry, September 9, 1861, at Utica, for 3 years, age 32. Mustered October 2, 1861. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability at Keokuk, Iowa, October 31, 1862. Died February 22, 1901.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by veteran 4/14/1879, Application 279311.
No state specified by veteran.


Researchers Note:  The Certificate and Record of Death for this veteran states his date of death is February 21, 1901. Why the official military record for this veteran states his date of death as February 22, 1901, is beyond the scope of this study.

Researchers Note:  According to a special veteran census conducted in 1890, this veteran suffered from chronic diarrhea as a result of service in the Civil War.

Besaw, Nelson  Cemetery:  Willowgrove - Richmond Twp.
Born:  1843 (CAN)  Died:  September, 1877
Enlisted in Company G, Ninety-second New York Infantry, November 15, 1861, at Potsdam, New York. On January 4, 1864, transferred to Company G, Ninety-sixth New York Infantry. Mustered out February 6, 1866.
Enlistment Rank:  Private.
Pension: Pension Request filed by widow (Caroline) 6/14/1880, Application 268077.
Minor (Rose) filed request 7/10/1902, Application 766292.
No state specified by widow. Minor filed from Missouri.

 

 

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