Sitterly, Lawrence

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Birth

Lawrence Sitterly was from Berne.[1] He was born in about 1845[2][3] in Knox, Albany County, NY.[4]

Marriage & Children

It appears that Lawrence did not marry.[3]

Occupation

Before his enlistment in the 7th HA Regiment, he worked as a farmer.[4]


Military Service

Name: Lawrence Sitterly
Residence:
Enlistment Date: 4 Jan 1864[4]
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private[4]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[4]
Company: Company A[4]
Muster Out Date: 1 Aug 1865[4]
Muster Out Place: Ft Federal Hill, Baltimore, MD
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 19
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Howell, George Rogers, History of the County of Albany, NY from 1609-1886, W. W. Munsell & Co., 1886, page 817; US National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Bath Branch, Bath, NY, patient #13496 page 198, Ancestry.com; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998

Appearance

Lawrence Sitterly was 5'6" tall with a light complexion and black eyes.[3] At 68 years of age, his hair was grey.[3]

Life

After his discharge from the Civil War, Lawrence resided in Schenectady, NY.[3]

On August 27, 1890, he applied for his invalid Civil War pension.[5]

On December 5, 1911, Lawrence was admitted to a National Home for disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Bath, NY.[3] He remained there on and off for the next three and a half years, with his last discharge dated May 19, 1915.[3] His contact while in the hospital was his niece Anna Packer Kline of Montgomery County, NY.[3]

Death

Lawrence Sitterly died after May 19, 1915.

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Sources

  1. Howell, George Rogers, History of the County of Albany, NY from 1609-1886, W. W. Munsell & Co., 1886, page 817
  2. American Civil War Soldiers at Ancestry.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 US National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Bath Branch, Bath, NY, patient #13496 page 198, Ancestry.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
  5. Civil War Pension Index, Ancestry.com