West, John

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John West was born in Rensselaerville on April 12, 1845, a son of Abner West and Anna Sherman

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville
Enlistment Date: 24 Nov 1863
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 3rd Infantry
Company: Company K
Killed in Action on: 16 May 1864
Place of Death: Drurys Bluff, VA
Place of Burial: Albany Co., NY[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18
Sources Used:Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York, Regimental Rosters.



Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1865 census, Rensselaerville, Albany Co., NY