Young, Perry

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Birth

Perry Young was born in about 1821 in Knox, Albany County, NY.[1]

Marriage & Children

Occupation

Perry worked as a shoemaker before he served in the Civil War.[1]


Military Service

Residence: Knox
Enlistment Date: 7 Aug 1862[1]
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private[1]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[1]
Company: Company I[1]
Promotion Date: 2 Dec 1864[1]
Promotion Rank: Full Corporal[1]
Muster Out Date: 16 Jun 1865[1]
Muster Out Place: Baltimore, MD
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 41.[1]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998

Death

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Census Records

1860 federal; North Greenbush Township, Rensselaer Co. (Series M653, Roll 848, Page 108)

  • Perry Young 39 Shoemaker
  • Sarah Young 26
  • Walter Young 4
  • Frederick Young 1

1870 federal; Albany, 10th Ward (Series M593, Roll 900, Page 25)

  • Perry Young 49 Works in Shoe Factory
  • Sarah E. Young 38 Keeping House
  • Walter T. Young 12
  • Freddie E. Young 10


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998