Bouton, Wellington

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Wellington Boughton was born in Rensselaerville, Albany County, NY on June 1,1844. He was a son of Baldwin Bouton and Susanna Almy.[1]

Marriage & Children


Wellington worked as a farmer before he enlisted in the 7th Heavy Artillery Regt.[2]

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville[1]
Place of Birth: Rensselaerville[1]
Date of Birth: 1 June 1844[1]
Names of Parents: Baldwin (Bouton) and Susanna Almy[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Occupation: Farmer[1]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[1]
Bounty Received: $50.00[1]
Enlistment Date: 8 Aug 1862[2]
Enlistment Place: Rensselaerville
Enlistment Rank: Private[2]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery
Company: Company K[2]
Wounded in Action at: Totopotomoy, VA[2]
Wounded in Action on: 30 May 1864[2]
Muster Out Date: 17 Jun 1865[2]
Muster Out Place: (with unit)
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at age 19.[2] He was wounded in the left arm.[2]" In Battles of Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, M___Station, Reams Sta. Tolupobomy creek, North Ann, before Petersburg. Mustered out with Regiment June 1865 (Still living) PO Address Rensselaer Ville Albany Co N.Y."[1]
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the year 1898; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Wellington died in 1905 and is buried at the Medusa Cemetery.

Wellington Bouton Monument at Medusa Cemetery


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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


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