Secor, John Simon

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Name: John E[1] [2]. Secor
Residence: Knox[3]
Place of Birth: Knox[3]
Date of Birth: 28 Dec 1843[3]
Names of Parents: William (Secor) and Mary Toles[3]
Marital Status: Single[3]
Occupation: Farmer[3]
Term of Enlistment: 1 year[3]
Bounty Received: $92.00[3]
Enlistment Date: 8 Sep 1864[1][2]or 6 Sep 1864[3]
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY[1] or Knox, NY[3]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 9th Heavy Artillery
Company: Company A
Wounded in Action on: 19 October 1864[2]
Wounded at: Cedar Creek, VA[2]
Discharged for Disability on: 27 June 1865[2]
Discharged at: Central Park Hospital, NY City[2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 19[2]. Soldier applied for pension on Feb 15, 1866, his widow Margaret, applied on June 1, 1895, Simon J. Van Auken, friend, applied on Feb 2, 1901. Also borne as Secor, John S.[2]. "After serving a little over one month was wounded in right leg at the battle of Cedar Creek so that amputation was necessary. Now living, PO address: Knox, NY"[3]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers and CW Pension Index; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General for the year 1897; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

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


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ancestry Military Databases
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Annual Report of the Adjutant-General
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War