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Muster Roll
Company I, 89th NY Volunteer Infantry


Copy provided by the Delaware County Clerk's Office, Delhi, NY
Electronic Text prepared by Laurie Kyle, Spokane, Washington, February 14, 1997


"Muster-In-Roll of Captain Theophilus L. England's Company in the 89th Regiment of New York (Foot) Volunteers, commanded by Colonel Harrison L. Fairchild, called into the service of the United States by the President of the U.S., from the ___ day of ___, 1861 - date of this muster - for the term of three years, or during the war, unless sooner discharged."

The Muster Roll was dated Dec. 6, 1861 at Elmira, N.Y.


                                                     Joined for Duty & Enrolled
Name                        Rank                Age  When      Where

                                                                                   
Andrews, William            Private             19   Sept 16   Delhi               
Baxter, Lebbeus             Private             19   Sept 16   Delhi               
Becker, William             Private             21   Sept 16   Delhi               
Blanchard, Charles          Serg                40   Sept 16   Delhi               
Blinebry, Willard           Private             25   Nov 12    Delhi               
Block, Leon                 Private             23   Sept 16   Delhi               
Boyd, Orsamus               Corp                18   Sept 16   Delhi               
Bronson, Andrew Burr        Private             22   Sept 16   Delhi               
Bronson, Horatio            Private             26   Sept 16   Delhi               
Brown, Hiram                Private             24   Sept 16   Delhi               
Brown, Robert E.            Private             18   Sept 16   Delhi               
Butts, Edward               Private             24   Sept 16   Delhi               
Butts, Solomon              Private             18   Sept 16   Delhi               
Case, David, E.             Private             43   Sept 16   Delhi               
Coon, Edward L.             Private             18   Sept 16   Delhi               
Cormack, Robert P.          1st Lieut.          32   Sept 16   Delhi               
Davidson, John              Private             24   Sept 16   Delhi               
Dixon, David P.             Private             21   Sept 16   Delhi               
Dougherty, John             Private             23   Sept 16   Delhi               
Drake, David M.             Corp                31   Oct 28    Delhi               
Drummond, William           Private             24   Sept 16   Delhi               
Dyer, Reuben                Private             23   Sept 16   Delhi               
England, Theophilus L.      Captain             24   Sept 16   Delhi               
Epes, Henry                 Serg                28   Nov 6     Delhi               
Epes, Wesley                Private             21   Sept 16   Delhi               
Fiebig, Charles             Serg                40   Sept 16   Delhi               
Flowers, Artemas D.         Private             24   Sept 16   Delhi               
Flowers, Charles H.         Private             26   Sept 16   Delhi               
Flowers, Henry              Private             20   Nov 6     Delhi               
Garton, Anderson            Private             43   Oct 28    Delhi               
Gilbert, William J.         Musician            20   Dec 1     Delhi               
Graham, Charles             Corp                25   Sept 16   Delhi               
Gray, George B.             Private             21   Sept 16   Delhi               
Gregory, Calvin             Corp                40   Sept 16   Delhi               
Gross, Harmon               Private             23   Sept 16   Delhi               
Halstead, William C.        Private             24   Sept 16   Delhi               
Harder, Benjamin            Private             43   Sept 16   Delhi               
Havens, Alonzo              Private             22   Dec 1     Delhi               
Henderson, Harvey           Private             21   Sept 16   Delhi               
Hine, Burton                Private             19   Sept 16   Delhi               
Hitchcolk, George W.        Private             18   Sept 16   Delhi               
Hitchcolk, William          Corp                39   Oct 28    Delhi               
Houck, George W.            Private             21   Dec 1     Delhi               
Hoyt, Sherman               Private             20   Sept 16   Delhi               
Hughes, Patrick             Private             23   Sept 16   Delhi               
Jacobs, Ira D.              Corp                26   Nov 6     Delhi               
Johnson, James              Private             37   Sept 16   Delhi               
Jones, Addison              Private             23   Oct 28    Delhi               
Jones, Albert W.            Private             26   Sept 16   Delhi               
Jones, Alexis               Corp                31   Oct 28    Delhi               
Keator, M. Sands            Private             22   Sept 16   Delhi               
Kniskern, James E.          Private             23   Sept 16   Delhi               
Kniskern, Levi J. (sic)     Private             19   Oct 28    Delhi               
Law, William S.             Private             21   Sept 16   Delhi               
Lee, Daniel                 Serg                27   Sept 16   Delhi               
Little, James               Private             21   Sept 16   Delhi               
Mains, Daniel               Private             28   Sept 16   Delhi               
Mason, Augustus             Private             19   Nov 13    Delhi               
Mitchell, McCombs           Private             43   Nov 13    Delhi               
Munn, John A.               Private             22   Sept 16   Delhi               
Murphy, Isiah               Private             21   Sept 16   Delhi               
O'Donnell, Jeremiah         1st Serg            26   Sept 16   Delhi               
Olmstead, Sheldon T.        Private             19   Sept 16   Delhi               
Patterson, John H.          Private             22   Sept 16   Delhi               
Patterson, Smith B.         Private             27   Nov 6     Delhi               
Pine, John D.               Private             20   Nov 13    Delhi               
Purdy, Darius               Private             28   Sept 16   Delhi               
Rifenburg, William          Private             20   Nov 6     Delhi               
Robinson, William A.        Corp                29   Sept 16   Delhi               
Ronk, Julius S.             2nd Lieut.          21   Dec 5     Elmira              
Schuff, Philip              Private             28   Sept 16   Delhi               
Seymour, Daniel E.          Private             24   Sept 16   Delhi               
Shelaman, Philander         Private             23   Sept 16   Delhi               
Silliman, Charles F.        Private             21   Sept 16   Delhi               
Simmons, James              Private             18   Sept 16   Delhi               
Stilson, Nathan             Wagoner             35   Sept 16   Delhi               
Stott, George W.            Private             30   Dec 1     Delhi               
Sullivan, John W.           Musician            32   Sept 16   Delhi               
Thompson, John              Private             21   Sept 16   Delhi               
Thompson, Thomas E.         Private             21   Nov 13    Delhi               
Tomas, David                Private             21   Oct 23    Delhi               
Van Slyck, Albert           Private             20   Sept 16   Delhi               
White, John, J.             Private             19   Sept 16   Delhi               
Wight, James                Private             22   Sept 16   Delhi               
Wood, Stephen E.            Private             23   Sept 16   Delhi               
Zee, Robert                 Private             19   Sept 16   Delhi               
Miles to place of rendezvous for all of the above was 154 except Henry Epes - 164, Ira D. Jacobs - 160, Nathan Stilson - 164, Hiram Brown - 166, Willard Blinebry - 107, and Robert Zee - 166.

This Muster Roll appears on pages 496 and 497 of Volume III, "Muster Rolls on file in the Adjutant General's Office". Photocopies are available from the County Clerk's Office at $2.50 each.

Those from Delaware County were known as the "Delaware Rifles" and upon being attached to the 89th Regiment NY Volunteers (known as the Dickinson Guards at the time), they were designated as Company I. The Regiment proceeded directly to Washington, D.C.

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