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Lt. Col. Willoughby Babcock
Company H
3rd New York Infantry
Civil War

Lt. Col. Willoughby Babcock Lt. Col. Willoughby Babcock-back view
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Willoughby Babcock
Residence was not listed; 29 years old.
Enlisted on 4/24/1861 at Owego, NY as a 1st Lieutenant.
On 5/14/1861 he was commissioned into "H" Co. NY 3rd Infantry
He Resigned on 11/2/1861
On 11/25/1861 he was commissioned into NY 64th Infantry
(date and method of discharge not given)
(Not mustered)
On 12/4/1861 he was commissioned into Field & Staff NY 75th Infantry
He died of wounds on 10/6/1864 at Winchester, VA
He was listed as:
* Wounded 9/19/1864 Winchester, VA (Severe wound in left leg, amputated)
Promotions:
* Capt 11/25/1861 (As of 64th NY Inf, not mustered)
* Major 12/4/1861 (As of 75th NY Inf)
* Lt Colonel 7/21/1862
* Colonel 9/19/1864 by Brevet
* Brig-General 9/19/1864 by Brevet
Other Information:
born in 1832 in Courtland County, NY
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- New York: Report of the Adjutant-General
- Dyer: A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion
- Heitman: Register of United States Army 1789-1903
- Brevet Brigadier Generals in Blue
- Photo courtesy of Massachusetts Commandery of MOLLUS
- The Medical and Surgical History of the Civil War
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com

 

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