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Essex County, New York
Civil War Newspapers

We give below a list of the drafted men in several towns of this county. We have not the names of those in the other towns.

ELIZABETHTOWN.
H C Abel,
I S Bristol,
F Gross Jr.,
M B Dwinnell,
F F Denning,
C Preston,
J Ryan,
C N Williams,
E M Durand,
A L Finney,
G N Hanchett,
T C Lamson,
Chas Lindsay,
J K Miller,
A J Benson,
M E Bishop,
A M Durand,
Calvin Denton,
Wm Denton,
O A Pratt,
P Sheeron,
L S Wait,
F R Deyoe,
Ransom Hays,
Ransom Knox,
J Labare,
W P Meacham.

TICONDEROGA.
J Davis,
Wm P Gannon,
L Sheldon,
J W H Tefft,
K Persons,
D Donahue,
James Stone,
S Bradford,
Alvah Robinson,
S Shattuck,
H H Moses,
P Rickert,
Montford Weed,
Eugene Leonard,
A Ormsbee,
John M Grant,
Oliver Ormsbee,
J McGee Jr,
J Osier Jr,
R Armstrong,
Geo Ives,
Fletcher Ingalls,
D W Wakefield,
Clayton Byan,
W G Ramsay,
Frank Simmons,
A Skinner, Jr.,
Jas Lespern,
John O'Brien,
Geo McClelethan,
L. S Wheeler,
M C Bugbee,
Henry Hammel,
H Huntley,
H Gibbs,
Asa Wood,
Myron Bennett,
Roger Delano,
H Kimpton, Jr.,
C M Spicer,
Chas Mesack,
Wm T. Pryan,
Reuben Dnrby,
J Meddo,
Chas Woodard,
Orren Rich,
Levi Bradley,
E Armstrong,
Pat Griffin,
H C Burnett,
Alex Woodard,
D C Smith,
Wm Grant,
F McCormick,
Dexter Potter,
Pliney Phelps,
F. Lockwood,
Myron Bissell,
Wm O'Brien 2d,
Noble Goodrich,
Wm Beman,
M B Catlin,
Wm Friott,
Geo Hams,
Rob Hanna,
Cyrus Hill,
Wm Kimball,
T W Leonard,
James May,
Alex McCaughin,
T O Ready,
John S Porter,
L Sanburn,
Sanford Sayre,
Geo Smith,
Elijah Walker,
Fred Weed,
Albert Wolcott.
A Whitmore,
Richard Cross,
S McCalvey,
B Chamberlain,
A H Marshall,
S Crowningshield,
H Crowningshield,
O M Boutwell.

LEWIS.
Edward Sweat,
John Parker,
G C Spooner,
A Dullas,
Chas Duntley,
Orrin Goff,
Aaron Gardner,
John Hall,
S Bowen,
G H Moore,
Levi Pulsipher,
L S Brumley,
Lewis Veno,
Joseph Sharrow,
Wm Patterson,
Geo Winship,
Patrick Ryan,
Joseph Murry,
Edward Soper,
H Safford,
E P Combs,
Peter O'Brien,
Edward Perkett,
L P Kile,
Geo Lamb,
M R Lee,
Wm Monta,
E D Denton,
C C Hinckley,
O A Pratt,
O P Roberts,
Wellington Hines,
Joshua Richards,
Peter Mayo Jr.,
John Bloomfield,
Alembert Blood,
Geo C Smith,
James McCalvey.

WESTPORT.
Nathan Daniels,
M H Auger,
E P Low,
G H Stranahan,
Hiram Barnes,
Wm Harper,
Patrick Boyee,
Franklin Strong,
Tobias Hickey,
O F Hardy,
A M Hooper,
Amos Hodges,
Major Barber,
James Fee,
Guy H Frisbie,
A Sherman,
Ami Galls,
Henry Sheldon,
Thos Dickinson,
W F Williams,
E M Sayers,
Wm Stevenson,
G C Brown,
F L Pierce,
Peter Bacon,
Francis Ringer.
U K Woodruff,
A A Pierce,
J H Wescott,
J B Mitchell,
Theodore Cross,
Cyrus Allen.

ESSEX.
A Younger Jr.,
Joseph Ladue,
Wm F Hale,
Chas Gaines,
M Ferguson Jr.,
Wm Fountain,
John Fagan,
E A Cleland,
R Chamberlain,
G W Brown,
J Bowen,
T McFarlin,
C McGowen,
J Montey,
J Mero,
W Mastic,
W Ashent,
H A Palmer,
O Parker,
W E Rogers,
S D Roberts,
J L Reynolds,
M E Reynolds,
A K Stafford,
A Reynolds,
O E Smith,
J Mulroy,
H D _____,
J VanOrnam,
A VanOrnam,
C VanOrham,
G Walker,
A T Walker,
E W Whallon.

WILLSBOROUGH.
J Leramore,
P O'Laughlin,
H Adams,
N Benedict,
A Currier,
Wm Currier,
T Ellsbury,
J Ellsbury,
J M Fairchild,
E Fitzgerald,
H Fountain,
J O Gordon,
C E Gilbert,
E Hoffnagle,
H Hoffnagle,
F Hoffnagle,
A W Hoffnagle,
R Helms,
J A Williams,
Geo West,
John Shappoe,
G W Sheldon,
H B Root,
J Reynolds,
J B Patterson,
F D Pratt,
|E H Moore.

LIST OF EXEMPTIONS.
From Draft in Essex County, with the cause thereof.

Chesterfield to August 4th.
Arbuckle Richard, Heart disease; Ash Felix, Alien; Bigalow John J, Commutation; Bliss Loammi, Heart disease; Silas R Banker, Commutation; Michael Blase, Alien; Alexander Brown, over age; Benson Burbank, contracted finger; John Corcoran, under age; Thomas Cochran, substitute; Jeremiah Conner, commutation; William Cochran, substitute; Lemuel B. Davis, com'n; Thomas Downs, epilepsy; Timothy Doyle, under age; Enos Fillio, under age; Wm. Ford, under age; E W Howland, ottorhoea; C E Heustis, Enl. te'e; James Hornick, injured thumb; M. H. Jordan, softening of brain; Philip Keveny, alien; Alexander Lawson, iujury to right ankle; James Lindsay, disease of heart; Wm. Lacy, under age; Nelson Lesperance, injury to knee; Jos. Lesperance, claims to be an alien; Albert Moore, com'n; Jos. Miner, alien; John McGuire, only son of aged parents; Thomes McClusky, err's enrolled; David McNally, alien; John Morrison, only son aged parents' Wm Morgan, impaired constitution; Anthony McCabe, alien; Alex'r Passino, alien; H Pidling, hernia; Elna'n Pray, son elected; Darnel Pray, com'n; Major M Russell, tuberculosis; Zebulon Robear, over age; Wm Roberts, rheumatism; D D Rivers, alien; H. C. Stevens, substitute; Martin Savage, under age; Wm M Weston, com'n; Lyman B Whitney, com'n; Wm R Walpole, com'n; Charles Whitney, under age; Wm Whallon, erroneously enrolled; Hiram Wood, phthisis pulmonalis; Thomas Arbuckle, constitution enfeebled by disease; Geo. E. Tousley, Substitute.

Crown Point.
Lucius Burlingame, under age; Geo Brown, only son of aged parents; Jas E Bowman, loss of teeth; Chas Bell, substitute; Henry Barton, over age; Orville Bigelow, wound in left lung; Asa Budges, disease of heart; Chas F Barnett, comm'n; Darius T Bigelow, hemorrhoids, large & painful; John C Burdick, com'n; Wm Brydon, com'n; Merritt C Bugbee, gun shot wound in right wrist; Jas D Cheney, com'n; Frederic Dishno, alien; Edward Dahare, alien; Jasper Elliott, deafness; David Floyd, cleft palate, imperfect speech; John B Hampden, com'n; Theodore Hunter, com'n; Lyman E Hawley, sub; Cornelius Hickey, alien; Alba Herrington, com'n; Forrest Ingalls, com'n; Alonzo Locke, over age; Andrew Monty, commutation; Rufus Moses, general anasarca; Gershal McIntyre, alien; Horace Moore, disease of kidney; Viceroy Moore 2d, under age; Henry Moore, Injury of right shoulder; Edward J Morgan, com'n; John McDonald, alien; Stebbins Ober, com'n; Sheldon D Orcott, tuberculosis; Milo Ober, comm'n; Peter Pigeon, alien; Paul Perget, alien; Geo Paxton, alien; Napoleon Plumtree, alien; James Phillips, com'n; John Phelps, mother's election; Geo H Phelps, substitute; Alanson S. Petty, com'n; Horace Peck, feeble constitution; Ferris S Rusnell, com'n; Jos Robare, alien; George W. Sisson, substitute; Warren Shepard, com'n; Geo A Stone, curvature of spine; Hiram Strong, over age; John F Spaulding, hernia; Stillman Searl, only son of aged parents; John Scott, com'n; Franklin Sisson, com'n; Charles Scott, alien; Bemsley Seaver, commut'e; Forrest Thompson, substitute; Darwin Thompson 2d, epilepsy; Lorin D Town, epilepsy; Alvin Wolcott, com'n; Jared Webster, only son of aged parents; Harvey Wood, only son of aged parents; Chas Waterman, only son of aged parents; Hiram Wright, com'n; Geo Wood, substitute; Watson Wood, deafness; Charles Webster, com'n; David W. Wakefield, heart disease; Jacob W Wright, over age; Wm F Webb, under age; Samuel Wolcott 2d, only son of widow.

Elizabethtown.
Henry C Abel, com'n; Andrew J Bronson, only support of aged parents; Isaac S Bristol, feeble constitution; Midas E. Bishop, loss of teeth; Frank Cludge, alien; Franklin Cross jr, deafness; A M Durand, disease of skin; Nehemiah B Dwinell, general debility; Wm Denton, defective vision; E M Durand, father of motherless children; Francis B Deyoe, com'n; A L Finney, substitute; Ransom Hayes, chronic diarrhea; Geo N Hanchett, disease of brain; Ransom Knox, general debility; Theodore C Lamson, com'n; Wm P Meechen, disease of lung; John K Miller, com'n; Charles Preston, shortened femus; Charles N Williams, general debility from asthma.

Essex.
Napoleon Ahrent, only support of a widow; James Bowen, anchylosis of knee joint; Geo W Brown, son elected; Reuben Chamberlain, commutation; Ezra A Clelland, father of motherless children; Wm Fountai, cophosis; Moses Ferguson, general debility; Wm F Hale, feeble constitution from scrotula; Willard Mastic, com'n; Heman A Palmer, only son infirm parents; Oliver Parker, com'n; W E Rogers, comm'n; Samuel D Roberts, com'n; John L Reynolds, com'n; Morris E Reynolds, epilepsy; Abel Reynolds, com'n; Adam K Stafford, hernia; Ira A Stafford, bunion on great toe; Orrin A. Smith, com'n; Horace D Swan, com'n; Jackson VanOrnum, over age and married; Charles H VanOrnum. com'n; Aaron M VanOrnum, hernia; Gardiner J Walker, defective teeth; Asaph P Walker, com'n; Eugene W. Whalion, inflamed knee joint; Arch'd J Younger, father of motherless  children.

Jay.
W F Bull, polypus of throat; John Buckley, over age; John Brennan, loss of teeth; Solomon Benham, tumor on thigh; Albert Carpenter, cut foot, retracted toes; Walter S Davidson, constitution enfeebled by asthma; John Frazer, father of motherless children; Michael Floyd, under age; Ezra Fairbanks, commutation; John Gibson jr, com'n; Elam L. Gilbrt, heart  disease; H N Harrison, com'n; Charles. Hulburt, over age; Alvah Hathaway, anchylosis great toe; Byron Jones, com'n; Seth Johnson, hernia; Eben Kinney, com'n; Jas. Lawler jr, tumor on right shoulder; Terence McFarlend, deformity of chest; Patrick Madden, alien; Henry E. Moore, only son of widow; Timothy Murray, only son aged parent; Edwin R Pierce, hernia; Henry M. Prime, fractured skull; Hiram R Pool, under age; John C Pirrish, deafness; Isaac R Snell, blindness of right eye; Bradford H. Storrs, com'n; Eli Smith, over age; Geo. G. F. Tobey, com'n; Wm Torrance, com'n; Daniel C. Taylor, com'n; Benj. Taylor, substitute; Wm. H. Thompson, only support of widow; Wm. Valleau, com'n; Warren C. Willis, only son of agd parents;  Edward Wilcox, big toe stiff.


Keene.
James M Clifford, general debility; Reuben Clifford, commutation; Willard Dibble, hernia; Asahel Edmunds, only support of aged parents; Charles Haight, disease of lungs; Charles N. Holt, com'n; Ethan N. Holt, enfeebled consti'n; Charles P Norton, varicocele; Isaac Russell, only support of widow; Richard Stewart, alien; Joseph Slater, injury to great toe; Nathaniel Washburn, commutation.

Lewis.
Alembert Blood, commutation; Oscar M. Boutwell, substitute; John  Bloomfield, epilepsy; Stillman Bowers, disease of lungs; Surry S Brunby, fistula in ano; Richard Cross, tendency to tuberculosis; Henry  Crowningshield, tuberculosis; Benj. Chamberlain, only support of widow; Antoine Duclos, alien; Edwin D Denton, tuberculosis; Charles Duntley, over age; Orrin Goff, hernia; Aaron Gardiner, only son of aged parents; Carlos D Hinckley, nephritis; Jonn Hall, general disability; Lewis P Kile, stone in bladder; George Lamb, loss of index finger of right hand; Milford L R Lee, mother's election; Bernard A Lee, contracted finger; Charles P Lee, general  debility; James McCalvy, loss of thumb of right hand; Sideny McCalvy, hernia; Peter Mayo jr., alien; William Manta, general debility; Alfred H Marshall, loss of sight of right eye; Joseph Murray, only support aged parents; Peter O'Brien, alien; Levi Pulsipher, under age; Orville Pratt, over age; Wm Patterson, deafness; Orlando A Pratt, only son of widow; John Ryan, over age; Patrick Ryan, opthalmia; Oscar F Roberts, com'n; John A Richards, substitute; Edward Sweat, only support aged parents; Geo. C. Smith, father of motherless children; Hurlbut Safford, commutation; Geo C. Spooner, loss of both tes's; Joseph Sharow, varicose veins; Louis Vena, alien; George Winship, partial anchylosis of ankle.

Minerva.
Wesley Barnsy, rheumatism and lame shoulder; Steph Champney, only support of widow; Richard Fitzsimmon, over age; Alanson Lamb, over age; Orson P Morse, only support of aged parents; Samuel Minor, alien; James Owen, alien; John O'Neil, epilepsy; Wesley Smith, cut ankle; Patrick Smith, tuberculosis; Willard Wells, erroneously enlisted; Thomas Wilson, commutation; Norman West, only son of aged parents.

Moriah.
Thomas Armstrong, underage; John Armstrong, commutation; Leander Allen, over age; Hiram Allen, over age; Charles Butterfield, deafness; Peter Brennan, alien; David Bluebeach, under age; Patrick Burns, over age; Daniel S. Bennings, son elected; John Burns, com'n; Martin Burke, alien; James Burgy, opthalmia; Mimus K Butterfield, father of motherless children; Matthew Burden, alien; John Colahan, alien; John Cummings, alien; Gibney, Conner, under age; Malcom Champion, under age; Wm. Cppeland, alien; Edwin Dutton, substitute; James Donaboe jr., only son of aged parents; John Dougan, diseased lungs; James Devins, only son aged parents; James K P Edgerly, under age; Michael Edwards, underage; Wm. Edgerly, over age; Tefft Edwards, com'n; Halsey A. Foster, hydrocele; Patrick Fitzsimmons, loss of sight right eye; Franklin Fountain, anchylosis great toe; Byron Green, only son of widow; Thomas Golding, only son aged parents; Thomas Grange, tuberculosis; Dennis Hayes, alien; Wm. Hopkins, com'n; Joseph Higgins, alien; John Holland, substitute; Abram B. Huntley, exortoris of scapnia; Patrick Haley, alien; John R Havens, heart disease; Clark N. Huntley, wound of humerus; Davis A Johnson, Ancholosis of knee joint; Michael Jennings, under age; Adolphus Jondro, alien; Jeremiah Eaton, alien; Leander L. Lee, com'n; H Lashway, alien; Michael Lynch, deformity of arm; Hugh Laverty, over age; Michael McCarty, under age; William Murphy, heart disease; Patrick McCarty, only son of widow; James McCarty, erroneously enrolled; Daniel Mandigan, under age; Charles Minnay, only son of aged parents; James McClellan, under age; Lewis Northrup, com'n; Michael Norton, ulcer of leg; Edward Norton, com'n; George Norton, varicose veins; Charles Olcott, injury to rt. shoulder; Patrick O'Neil, alien; George L Pease, substitute; Hiram Preston, com'n; John Patterson, alien; Joseph Parker, alien; Joseph Potter, alien; William Quirk, under age; George F. Roe, com'n; Lewis H Roe, substitute; Patrick L Ryan, alien; William Russell, deformity of chest; Michael Ryan, over age; Daniel Ryan, alien; Edgar B Sprague, under age; Francis G Smith, heart disease; Robert R Stephenson, substitute; Michael Stow, over age; George Shaw, under age; Patrick Shea, alien; Francis Strong, only son of Widow; Jehial Spear, substitute; Howard Sheldon, com'n; James Sprague, com'n; Lemuel B Treadway, son elected; Hugh Tinney, ulcer on leg; Harvey Taylor, father of M child; Patrick Trainer, only son of widow; William Thomas, com'n; Ralph Truman, over age; J E Weldon, entropion; Hugh Wallace, heart disease; William Wood, alien; Werner Witherbee, loss of teeth; John Lynch, alien.

Newcomb.
Kimball Bolden, only support of widow; Osias Bissel, com'n; John Chase, com'n; George Liucoln, phthisis pulmonalis; Hervey Parker, Hernia; Lewis Potter; only supt widow; Lucius S Rawson, only sun of aged parents; William Thayer, varicose veins; Alonzo Witherby, com'n.

North Elba & St. Armand.
Henry Averill, superposition; Theodore Clark, injury to head; Andrew Duval, alien; Alonzo Moody, substitute; Martin N Moody, contraction of finger; Rhoderick McKenzie Jr., diseased lungs; James A Skiff, disease of lungs; Sylvanus Sebra, com'n; Sylvester Reed, anchylosis of elbow; William Weeks Jr., imbecility; John Walton, 2d, brother in army.

North Hudson.
Myron Bruce, com'n; Stillman R Cook, substitute; Luther Grimes, com'n; Samuel Johnson, only son aged parents; Samuel S Olcott, injury to right shoulder; Orrin Phelps, com'n; Erastus T Root, dis. test'e and Hernia; Myron Stringham, loss of sight eye; Henry Suppry, conjunctivitis; Thomas Shuny, com'n; Ambrose Trombly, Hernia.

Schroon.
Willard Atkinson, hemorage of lungs; James L Butler, substitute; Alonzo A Benley, ingrowing toe nail; Aaron Baker, general debility; Mason T Burbank, general debility; Silas Garfield, substitute; Edmund Jenks, over age; Jeremiah Huntley, substitute; Henry St De W C Hill, Tuberculosis; Pomery Lake, Ottorhea; Alonzo W. Stile, defm'd foot; Milo S Squires, discharged soldier; Bradford Squires, umbilical Hernia; Lyman Smith, disease of heart; Luther Smith, substitute; Jesse D. Smith, malformation of toe; Chas P Stowell, over age; Edwin A Smith, substitute; John B Taylor, com'n; Justin S Warren, substitute; John K Weeks, com'n; Pascal Warren, deafness; William W Wickham, cartilage knee joint.

Ticonderoga.
Edgar Armstrong, retraction of toes; Stewart Bradford, in service March 3d, 1863; Henry C Burnett, com'n; Levi Bradley, com'n; William Bryan, heart disease; Tryon Pinsell, under age; Clayton Bryan, loss of right thumb; Hiram Cheney, com'n; Mason B Catlin, com'n; Joseph Davis, alien; Wm. E Dunn, lethargy; Reuben Derby, scrotal hernia; Daniel Donahue, alien; Noble I Goodrich, only support of aged parents; Wm P Gannon, com'n; John M Grant, substitute; Wm Grant, varicose veins; Patrick H Griffin, heart disease; George Harris, alien; Robert Hanna, over age; Harvey Huntley, anehylosis of great toe; Cyrus Hill, general debility; George Ives, in service March 3d 1863; James Lesperance, alien; Thomas W Leonard, general debility; Francis Lockwood, com'n; George McClenathan, heart disease; Francis McCormick, Hernia; Charles Mesae, alien; Henry H Moses, injury to great toe; John McIntyre, hernia; Joseph Nedds, alien; Oliver Ormsby, Hernia; Abijah Ormsby, only son of widow; John O'Brien, com'n; Kellogg Persons, over age; Pliny Phelps, com'n; Dexter Potter, over age; John S Porter, loss of Rt. eye; Alva Robinson, feeble constitution; Orrin Rich, general debility; Walter G. Ramsey, general debility; Philman Richett, deformed foot; David Smith, Tuberculosis; James Stone, under age; Sanford, Sayer, heart disease; Sylvester Shattuck, myopia; Leander Sheldon, com'n; Franklin Simmons, substitute; Asa Wood, dislocated hip; Alexander Woodward, substitute; Montford Weed, com'n; Stephen S. Wheeler, constitution enfeebled by disease; Elijah Walker, deformity of thorax; Frederick Weed, feeble constitution; Albert Woolcott, imbecile.

Westport.
Martin W Angur, only support of widow; Patrick Boyle, com'n; Major Barber, disease of kidneys; Hiram Barnes, over age; Peter Bacon, substitute; Nathan Daniels, defective foot and ancle; Thomas Dickenson, chronic diarrhoea; Guy W. Frisbie, Hernia; James Fee, in service April 7th, 1863; Tobias Hickey, over age; Edwin B Low, chronic Enteritis; John B Mitchell, tuberculosis; Albert A Pierce, general debility; Francis L Pierce, substitute; William Stevenson, com'n; Edwin M Sayers, com'n; Henry Sheldon, deformed feet; George W Stranahan, heart disease; Adelbert Sherman, Hernia; Ami Salle, alien; John H Wescott, phthisis pulmonalis; Uriah K Woodruff, varicocelle and disceased test'e; William J. Williams, com'n.

Willsboro.
Harmon Adams, com'n; Nichols Benedict, deformity of ancle [sic]; Thomas Ellsbury, com'n; Julius W Fairchild, only son of a widow; Cyrus E Gilbert, disease lungs; Edward Hoffnagle, com'n; Henry Hoffnagle, com'n; Robert Heirus, Hernia; Franklin Hoffnagle, only son of aged parents; Abraham W Hoffnagle, substitute; John Laramere, disease of lungs; Patrick O. Loughlin, alien; Edwin H. Moore, cancer on ancle[sic]; Frederick D. Prate, com'n; Jerome B Paterson, son elected by mother; Jason Reynolds, com'n; Hiram B Root, great toe cut off; George W Sheldon, over age; George W West, com'n; Jeremiah A Williams, over age.

Wilmington.
Henry Avery, substitute; Alexander Fletcher, erroneously enrolled; Henry N. Hinds, com'n; Walter Miller, Syncope; Edmund O'Neil, alien; Harlan Patridge, curvature of spine; Walter Smith, epilepsy; Silas Sheldon, heart disease; Elijah Weston, deformed leg.

 

 

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