Swartout, Alexander

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Birth

ALEXANDER SWARTWOUT, son of Miner C. Swartout and Susanna Cornish, was born in Rensselaerville, June, 1824.

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence at Enlistment: Rensselaerville[1]
Place of Birth: Rensselaerville, NY[1]
Date of Birth: June 1824[1]
Names of Parents: Miner C.(Swartout) and Susanna Cornish[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Occupation: Shoe maker[1]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[1]
Bounty Received: $50.00[1]
Enlistment Date: 6 August, 1862
Enlistment Place: Rensselaerville, New York or Albany[2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[3]
Company: Company K
Deserted on: 2 Mar 1864[3]
Place of Desertion: Fort Reno, Washington, DC[3]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 44[3]."Where he went or what has become of him his parents cannot give me any information"[1]
Sources Used: Heroes of Albany; Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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

Heroes of Albany

ALEXANDER SWARTWOUT, son of MINER C. and SUSANNA SWARTWOUT, was born in Rensselaerville, June, 1824. He enlisted August 6, 1862, and of his fate his friends know nothing.


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. Ancestry Military Databases
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Annual Report of the Adjutant-General