Bundy, Joseph M,

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Birth

Joseph M. Bundy's surname has also been spelled Bunday[1]. Joseph was born in Knox, Albany County, NY on April 1, 1821[1][2] to Joseph Marchant Bundy Sr. (B. Aug 3, 1788, D. Aug 23, 1876)[3] and Margaret Roach (B. April 6, 1780, D. Dec 28, 1865))[3].[4][5][6] Joseph was one of five children, his only other brother Sanford Bundy died before 1840.

Married

Joseph is said to have married before he enlisted in the Civil War.[2] However the 1860 Census for Knox recorded him as living with his parents and sister Nancy.[6]

Occupation

In 1850 when he was just 26 years of age, Joseph was working as a farmer.[5] A decade later the 1860 Census recorded his occupation as a "ditcher".[6] At the time of his enlistment in the Civil War, Joseph's occupation was recorded as a laborer.[1]


Military Service

Residence: Knox [2]
Place of Birth: Knox, NY[2]
Date of Birth: 1 April 1821[2]
Marital Status: Married[2]
Parents Names: Not provided
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[2]
Bounty Received: $100.00[2]
Enlistment Date: 11 Aug 1862[1]
Enlistment Place: Knox, NY[2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Mustered in with Regiment on: 18 August 1862
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[1]
Company: Company K[1]
Captured at: Gaines Mills, VA[7]
Captured on: 13 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor[1]
Imprisoned at: Andersonville, GA[7]
Died on: 28 Jul 1864[1]
Died at: Andersonville, GA[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 41.[7] "After being in service nearly three years it is supposed he died in Rebel Prison.[2]
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

Death

He died of diarrhea at Andersonville prison and was buried there in grave #4137.[1]


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gravestone photographs from Lee Church Knox Cemetery at newyorkgravestones.org
  4. Bernehistory.org
  5. 5.0 5.1 1850 US Census, Knox, Albany Co, NY
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 1860 US Census, Knox, Albany Co, NY
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Annual Report of the Adjutant-General