Hanes, Amos Gideon

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Born August 22, 1839. (Calculated from his age at the time of his death.)[1]

Amos was born in Knox on August 21, 1839, a son of Jacob Hanes and Eve Werner[2]

Military Service

Residence: Knox [2]
Place of Birth: Knox[2]
Date of Birth: 21 Aug 1839[2]
Names of Parents: Jacob (Hanes) and Eve Werner [2]
Marital Status: Single [2]
Occupation: Farmer [2]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[2]
Bounty Received: $100.00[2]
Enlistment Date: 23 Sep 1861.[3]
Mustered in with Regiment: 3 Nov 1861 [2]
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York[3] or Guilderland [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 91st Infantry[3] [2]
Company: Company D
Died of Disease on: 20 Jul 1864
Place of Death: Cairo, IL
Place of Burial: Knox Village Cemetery, Knox, NY[3] [2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 22[3]"In service nearly three years, died of Chronic Diarrhea. Remains buried in Knoxville Cemetery."[2]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers and Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Died of Chronic Diarrhea in Cairo, Illinois on July 18, 1864, aged 24 years, 10 months, and 27 days.[4]


Amos G. Hanes is buried in Knox Cemetery.

Additional Research Notes

Heroes of Albany

AMOS GIDEON HAINES, born in Knox, August 21, 1839, enlisted in Company D, Ninety-first Regiment, August, 1861. He was in service nearly three years, and died of disease. His remains lie in Knoxville Cemetery. (Knox Cemetery at Knox, NY)

'Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War=


  1. www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyalbany/cem/KnoxCemetery.html
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Ancestry Military Databases
  4. www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyalbany/cem/KnoxCemetery.html