Van Wie, Erastus

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Birth

Erastus Van Wie was the son of Andrew Van Wie II and Harriet Lanphar.[1] He had an older brother George Van Wie who was born January 12, 1844 in Rensselaerville.[2]

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence at Enlistment: Rensselaerville[3]
Place of Birth: Rensselaerville, NY[3]
Date of Birth: January 1846[3]
Names of Parents: Andrew H. (Van Wie) and Harriet Lamphier[3]
Marital Status: Single[3]
Occupation: Wagon Maker[3]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[3]
Bounty Received: $50.00[3]
Enlistment Date: 1 Aug 1862[4]
Enlistment Place: Rensselaerville[4]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[4]
Company: Company K
Deserted on: 15 Feb 1864[2] [4]
Deserted at: Ft. DeRussey, Washington, DC[2] [4]
Additional Remarks: Erastus did not serve in the 7th Heavy Artillery Regiment.[2]" His friends can give no account of him, and he has not been heard from in a great length of time, his father supposes him to be dead his father's address is Rensselerville Albany Co N.Y."[3]
Sources Used: Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1897; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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


Sources

  1. Clark, Rufus Wheelwright, "Heroes of Albany; A memorial of the Patriot-martyrs of the City and County", 1867
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Annual Report of the Adjutant-General