The Civil War and Vale

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Informational booklet - Download PDF.

Cemetery records including regimental nicknames - Download (Excel spreadsheet)

Many Civil War veterans, all heroes, are interred at Vale. Below, you can search our database to locate Civil War soldiers and other notable people of the era.

Detailed information is available via an Excel workbook and a 40 page PDF booklet. Compiled and researched by Mark T. Bodnar with the assistance of Frank Taormina and Ryan Conklin, this booklet contains detailed biographical information about many of the soldiers interred at Vale.

Last Name (click name for details) First Name Regiment DOB DOD Section Plot Grave
JACKSON
Allen(Carrfied on both rosters as "Allan")
91st NY Infantry
Jan. 24, 1835
Aug. 22, 1911
M
3
68
JACKSON
Jacob
26th Regiment, US
May 25, 1848
Aug. 15, 1913
N
GAR Plot
22
JACKSON
Jared (Carried on Town Clerk Registerof Civil War Soldiers as "Jerrod")
26th Regiment, US
May 20, 1840
Nov. 21, 1888
F
13
JACKSON
William
18th NY Infantry
March 29, 1832
Nov. 11, 1861
Union College Lot 10
KENNEDY
Gilbert
134th NY Infantry
c. 1827
Sept. 22, 1863
P
40
KIESS
Henry
6th Ohio Infantry
Unknown
Dec. 1894
N
GAR Plot
14
LEWIS
Charles
119th NY Infantry
June 14, 1844
March 6, 1905
Union College
LUFFMAN
Erastus
18th NY Infantry
Sept. 7, 1840
April 23, 1870
M
94
MARLETTE
George
18th NY Infantry
Oct. 18, 1842
Sept. 26, 1915
D
56
McDONALD
Nelson
18th NY Infantry
Aug. 4, 1838
Dec. 14, 1881
N
9
MILLER
Lyman
77th NY Infantry
1837
Unknown
N
.
MILLER
Robert
18th NY Infantry
1837
Jan. 14, 1914
N
GAR Plot
MOORE
Charles
30th NY Infantry
c. 1846
June 26, 1902
N
GAR Plot
2
MULFORD
Ezekiel
4th Ohio Cavalry
c. 1824
Oct. 18, 1911
N
GAR Plot
30
MURPHY
Charles
1845
April 16, 1912
N
GAR Plot
PARTELLO (Carried on roster as "Purtello")
Marvin
18th NY Cavalry
c. 1842
Oct. 18, 1909
N
GAR Plot
18
PEISSNER
Elias
119th NY Infantry
1827
May 2, 1863
Union College Plot
PHILLIPS
Alexander
7th Vermont Infantry
1842
Oct. 26, 1901
N
GAR Plot
16
POLLARD
John
18th NY Infantry
1843
Feb. 18, 1899
M
48
2
PROPER
David
134th NY Infantry
c. 1840
July 1, 1863
D
39
READ
David
18th NY Infantry
Feb. 20, 1842
Oct. 8, 1916
I
14
REED
William
18th NY Infantry
Dec. 15, 1834
March 26, 1900
I
2
82
REYNOLDS
Frank
4th NY Heavy Artillery
c. 1845
Feb. 6, 1911
N
GAR Plot
31
RYAN
John
91st NY Infantry
c. 1839
March 14, 1910
N
GAR Plot
34
SCHERMERHORN
Eliphalet
18th NY Infantry
Dec. 22, 1838
Nov. 21, 1905
G
18
SCHERMERHORN
Henry
18th NY Infantry
Oct. 11, 1836
March 13, 1895
H
13
SHARP (Carried on roster as "Sharpe")
Abram
134th NY Infantry
c. 1818
Dec. 16, 1881
N
GAR Plot
19
SHEPHERD
William
42nd Indiana Infantry
c. 1841
April 27, 1920
N
GAR Plot
1
SHOLES
Albert
1st Rhode Island Infantry
Sept. 8, 1843
July 29, 1931
L
4
21
SNOWDON Carried on roster as "Snowden")
William
134th NY Infantry
1829
Aug. 5, 1868
N
GAR Plot
5
SPERBECK
Henry
1837
Nov. 6, 1912
N
22
STAFFORD Carried on roster as "Stanford")
Harrison
30th NY Infantry
1841
Feb. 27, 1912
N
GAR Plot
29
SWALES
Samuel
134th NY Infantry
c. 1821
July 9, 1863
I
2
THOMPKINS
George
124th NY Infantry
April 9, 1842
Feb. 22, 1934
M
1
59
THORNTON
William
US Military Academy, 1825
Sept. 13, 1803
April 6, 1866
G
13
TRASK
Jacob
134th NY Infantry
c. 1834
July 1, 1863
I
2