People identified so far (some tentatively):
Officers who could have been there are:
Born in 1821 Wilna, New York to Dr Hubbard and Sophia Goodrich. By 1830 moved to Edwards New York. Educated at Gouverneur Wesleyan Seminary, went to Wisconsin and then fought in the war with Mexico. After attended law school at Ballston Spa New York. 1850 practiced law in Madrid. Moved to Canton. Part owner of the St Lawrence Plaindealer. Married Lydia Elvira Hildreth from Herkimer New York. Adjutant for the 33 Regiment New York Militia. Recruited for Company A of the 60th New York Infantry. William Goodrich was appointed to Lieutenant Colonel on October 8, 1861 and mustered in at that grade October 31, 1861. He was killed at the battle of Antietam Sept. 17, 1862, Buried, Canton, New York then reinterred Geenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn New York. One daughter, Stella Goodrich b 1854 m Charles H Russell. Family buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn.
Born in 1822, son of Joshua and Prudence Barto Brundage from Vermont. Grew up in Madrid, New York, Colonel of the 33rd New York Militia and started the recruiting for the 60th New York. m Samantha Lockwood 1846 and Mary Louise Bowhall shown on 1880 Clifton New York, Census with wife Louisa. Children, Sidney, Charles, Louis, Mary, William, Noble, Perley, George. d October 21, 1897 in Clifton, New York. Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Canton, New York. ( also has a stone in South Russell Cemetery)
Born in Ogdensburg New York in 1841, son of Amaziah James and Lucia Williams. Educated at Walnut Academy, Geneva, New York. When the Civil War broke out he joined the 50th New York Infantry and then moved to the 60th New York Infantry. Shortly after this picture was taken he became Col of the 106th New York Infantry. After the war he studied law in Ogdensburg and practicing there for a number of years with Stillman Foote Jr Later he moved to New York City in 1874 to practice and provided counsel for the Manhattan elevated RR company, for the Jay Gould estate and for Russell Sage. He married Sarah Welles Perkins and had two daughters: Lucia James Madill and Sarah Wells James Farnham who became a famous sculpture artist. More on his life: http://myweb.wvnet.edu/~jelkins/lp-2001/james.html Edward C James died in Palm Beach Florida March 21, 1901. Edward C James is buried at Ogdensburg City Cemetery.
Born 1835 in Richville, New York to Harlow and Mary Rich Godard. Attended Gouverneur Wesleyan, University of Rochester Class of 1859 and Albany Law School. Mustered in as Captain of Company K,October 19, 1861, as Major, Sep. 16,1862, resigned for disability Dec 13, 1862, then enrolled and mustered in as Colonel June 16, 1863, led the regiment at Gettysburg, Chattanooga Campaign and Atlanta Campaign, discharged again for disability at Atlanta, September 13,1864. Town Supervisor 1882-3. Founded the Bank of A Godard and Co in 1877 which merged into the First National Bank of Gouverneur. He m Helen Herring before the Civil War. Their children were Nellie, Arthur, Harold and Harlow. Abel served in the State senate in 1866/67 and the State Assembly in 1882/3. He Died Jul 26, 1891 and is buried at Wayside Cemetery, Richville, New York.
Born in Heuvelton, 12 Jul 1828, son of John and Catherine Turner Elliott, recruited for 60th and mustered in as Captain of Company F, 12 Oct, 1861, led Regiment during sickness of Abel Godard during Atlanta Campaign, 1864, Promoted to Major 27 January, 1864 with rank from 18 July 1863, Resigned 17 Jan 1865. He was an insurance agent in New York City near end of his life and died there 13 May 1903, buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Heuvelton, New York
Born in Grand Isle Vermont, July 12, 1826. His father is also named William. Moved to Bangor, New York where he is on the 1860 Census married to Charlotte D (Adams) with children George Horace (7) and Charles William (4). Captain of Company E, 60th New York, discharged January 31, 1863. On the Malone 1870 Census he is listed as Sheriff and Keeper of the Jail. John Sheridan age 5 has joined the family. In 1880 he is listed as a Clerk. Died in Malone June 1886. Family members buried at North Bangor Cemetery.
Captain of Company I, mustered in as Captain October 30,1861, Discharged January 27, 1864. Jones was born in Belleville, Upper Canada in 1836 to Reverend Charles and Alvira Holmes Jones, both from New England. They were related to Thoreau and to Henry Ward Beecher. At age 14 he entered Falley's Seminary in Fulton, New York. In 1853 he went to Hamilton College as a sophomore and the year after to Williams College. His senior year he went to Harvard College graduating 10th in his class. In 1859 he entered Andover Theological Seminary. In 1861 he joined the 1st Massachusetts Regiment for three months as a Chaplain and then returned to New York to join the 60th New York Infantry. September15, 1862 he married Miss Clara Dodge from Oswego, New York. They were on their honeymoon for two weeks after causing him to miss the Battle of Antietam. In 1865 Jesse Jones became a pastor of the Congregational Church in Antwerp, New York. In 1878 he moved to North Abington, Massachusetts. He was there until 1880 when he spent a year working on the Massachusetts Labor Bureau. From there he went to Scroon, New York and then back to North Abington until 1890. From 1897 to 1904 he was pastor of the Congregational Church in Halifax, Massachusetts where he died of heart disease.
Born in Canton, New York, son of Hugh Montgomery IV (Brick Chapel Cemetery) and Irene Southworth. William married Nancy Minor in 1859 and they had two children Fred and Helen (Irene on 1860 census). William is on the 1850 and 1850 Canton Census. Originally mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant Company A, then Promoted to Captain of Company A to replace William B Goodrich who had been promoted to Lieutenant Colonel discharged Feb 8, 1863. Daughter Nellie marries Charles D Lincoln, Feb 22, 1881 at bride's aunt and uncle's house John Raymond French and wife Ann Elizabeth Montgomery French in Syracuse. She is living with them on the Syracuse 1880 Census and she is on the 1870 Census at 8 years old living with his aunt and uncle's family of Jesse and Lorena Montgomery Reynolds, a Physician in Potsdam, New York. We can assume William and his wife had passed away by 1870. Nellie died in 1932 in Syracuse and was buried at Morningside/Oak Wood Cemetery.
Born Galway, Ireland on May 15, 1824, lived in Dickinson New York, his father was Patrick Brown and mother Margaret Polard. On the 1860 Dickinson Census we find James 36, Isabel 34 b Vermont, George 10, Emily 7, Sarah 4, Milton 2 In the Civil War he joined Company I, promoted to 1st Lieutenant then Captain. Discharged at Ogdensburg New York on July 31, 1865. PO address: Nicholville, New York .They were in Bellmont, New York- Chateaugay Lake Census in 1870. The Mallone Palladium, dated Sept 26, 1872 from Bellmont, New York has Captain James Brown listed as President of the Bellmont Grant and Wilson Club. (He was a sergeant at the time of the picture, was not 2nd Lieutenant until May 30, 1863 - probably not in the picture)
Born in Washington County, New York, probably Kingsbury where his father Epahras is on the 1820 Census. His mother was Hester Moss Ransom. Both parents are buried in the Chazy Riverside Cemetery, Clinton County New York. Note here says 5 Ransom brothers came here including James' grandfather Hazael (m. Zerviah Wells) who is on the 1800 Easton and 1810 Chazy Census. James is on the 1850 Champlain census at sister Adaline Morse Ransom Sylva's home, 1860 Champlain Census as a Clerk. During the Civil War he mustered in as Captain Co. H, October 17, 1861, discharged February 2, 1863. In 1865 He is in Sandy Hill, He is 48, Caroline is 48, They have a niece, Celina Carpenter age 33 with them and Rhoda E Ransom (sister) age 52. James is on the 1870 Sandy Hill (Hudson Falls) Census as a brick maker married to Caroline, and 1880 Sand Hill Census manufacturing bricks.
Son of Reverend John Harris Redington and Ruth Emily Washburn, born August 8, 1837 at Moscow (now Leicester), New York. Went to Middlebury College (Class of 1860), came to Ogdensburg in 1858 - music store with CH Clemons. Went to war with the 18th New York for the First Bull Run battle. Then he recruited for the 60th. Mustered in as Captain of Company C, promoted to Lieutenant Colonel November 6, 1862, led the skirmishers at Antietam and Gettysburg. Led the regiment at Chancellorsville. Discharged July 18, 1863. After the war moved to Syracuse. Married Emma Swanger. Sons: George O, Edward J, Arthur C and Bertram A of Syracuse. Died 1905, buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse.
From Madrid New York, born in 1829 to James and Mary Smith from Ireland. They are on the 1850 Madrid Census. He was mustered in as captain Company G, October 30, 1861, Mustered out October 29,1864. Hugh Smith has been given credit as one of the soldier from the 60th who raised the company flag at the Courthouse in Atlanta when Sherman took the town as he boosted another up through a scuttle in the building to get the flag up. He married Margaret Hughes in 1857. Hugh Smith was a merchant in Madrid in the earlier days. He is on the 1860 Madrid Census age 31 as a shoe maker,with wife Margaret 21, William 3, Charlotte 11 mo, Paul Brinke from Canada shoe maker and Julia A Hughes 23, servant. On the 1870 Census he is a Cattle Dealer and by 1880 he is Madrid's Deputy Sheriff. His mother-in-law Judith Hughes lived with them. In 1894 he retired as Deputy Collector and Inspector of Customs in Ogdensburg and then moved to Malone where he died on Feb 25,1895 and was buried at the Catholic St. John Baptist Cemetery in Madrid.
Born Feb. 15, 1832 in Morristown, New York to Elijah and Matilda Thomas. He is on the 1850 and 1860 Russell Census. Family members are buried at North Russell Cemetery. He married Eliza Tuller from Pierrepont. Note Loren Tuller went to Boseman, MO with Lester Willson. Winslow was wounded three times during the war - throat, wrist, hip. Winslow and a number of the Tuller brothers move to Auburn, New York after the Civil War. Winslow worked for the Auburn Prison as a clerk and Principal Keeper. 1870 Auburn New York Census. His wife died of a stroke there in 1876 and Winslow dies of illness Feb 15, 1878. They are at Ft. Hill Cemetery in Auburn. His sister Louisa and her husband Washington Farmer from Gouverneur raised Winslow's daughter Eliza Loraine Thomas - SLU Class '00. She marries Reverend Leroy Wilson Coons and they move to Brookline, Ma.
Born in Canton, New York in 1839 to Ambrose and Julia Willson. Many members of the Willson family married members of the Rich family. He was related to Edwin Merritt through marriage. Lester was wounded at Chancellorsville but returned to his unit after Gettysburg. He moved up the ranks to become the Colonel of the 60th with rank from May 1, 1865. At the end of the war he was breveted a brigadier General and administered the Soldier's home in Albany. In 1867 he moved to Bozeman, Montana. In 1869 he married Emma Weeks and had three children, George, who died as an infant, Lester Eugene and Fred Fielding. Lester died in Jan. 26, 1919 and is buried at Sunset Hills Cemetery in Bozemon.
From Morristown New York. Born about 1819 mustered in as 1st Lieutenant Company C, October 30, 1861, as Captain Company C Nov. 6, 1862, Discharged January 12, 1865. Thomas Young, father died in 1850, mother Ann, James (age 32) born 1818, and sister Mary Ann on 1850 census. James is also on the 1860 Morristown Census. Relatives are buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Morristown. James's sister Mary Ann was a nurse in the Civil War and she died in 1865 in Annapolis. James is on the 1870 Chestertown, Md. census with wife Mary and the 1880 Eastern Neck, Md. Census. He died at Rock Hall on May 17, 1890. There is a photo of him at the Gettysburg Museum and another at the New York State Military Museum.
Promoted to Hospital Steward, November 6, 1861, Mustered in as 1st Lieutenant company H, June 5, 1863, discharged for disability April 27, 1865. He was born 1835 son of Alanson Cornish, on 1860 Bangor, New York Census - wife Ann (A Dorithy) as a farmer, 1880 Washington DC Census as a Clerk (examined accounts of officers in army and clothing and equipment branch of treasury) wife Ann, dau. Mabel A, 1900 DC Census. He lost his right arm in 1864 at the taking of Savannah. He was discharged for disability April 27, 1865. He died in 1909 and is buried at Arlington Cemetery (he was not an officer at the time of the picture) Family members buried at Bangor - Keeler Hill Cemetery.
Born in Ireland, November 22, 1822. Mustered in as 1st Lieutenant Company F, October 30, 1861, as Captain Company H, April 4, 1863, Mustered out October 31, 1864. Died September 1, 1870 and is buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Ogdensburg, New York. He is on the Oswegatchie 1850 Census as son of Patrick and Mary Delany. He is on the 1870 Oswegatchie Census age 47, wife Mary 22, Catherine 3 (who dies in 1872), Mary 2 and Patrick 6 mo.
Born 1829, in Madrid, New York to Newell and Mary Goulden Foote. He mustered in as 1st Lieutenant, Company G, September 16, 1861, mustered as Captain Company B, March 2, 1863, wounded in action August 2, 1864. He was with Sherman at Atlanta and just before the famous general started on his memorable march to the sea Captain Foote was so badly wounded that he was lamed for life. (lost left index finger) and discharged November 22, 1864. Orson married Sena Sutton Jones in 1852. After the war ended he returned to his wife and two children at Madrid, N.Y. and acquired possession of several farms. After the death of his wife, at age only 54 (1884) he went to Kimball, S.D. to live with his son, Lewis Alton Foote until in 1904 when they all came to Sioux City, IA. Captain Foote is survived by three sons, Doctor Jesse J Foote of Parishville, N.Y. Clark Merrill Foote of San Diego, CA and Lewis Alton Foote of Sioux City, IA. Orson died in Sioux City, Iowa in April 2, 1908 of heart disease and is buried at Madrid Cemetery.
Mustered in as sergeant, Company K, October 30, 1861, Promoted to 1st Sergeant, July 1862, mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant September 16, 1862, as 1st Lieutenant, March 5,1863, discharged October 30, 1864. He was born 1834 in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont. May 18, 1834 they moved to St Lawrence County, New York, in the spring of 1839 with his parents James and Catherine Smith Kelsey. They are on the 1850 Stockholm Census. Jesse Smith, 82 living with them. (Mother was first cousin to Prophet Joseph Smith Jr, Mormon. He was raised on a farm until he was twenty-one years old; taught school in Sauk County, Wisconsin, two winters. He then went to Owatonna, Minnesota, and farmed until the spring of 1860. He returned to St Lawrence County, New York, and remained until September, 1861. Enlisted September 14, 1861, in Company K, Sixtieth New York Volunteer Infantry. Was promoted September 16, 1862, to Second Lieutenant, afterward to First Lieutenant, and held the same. Participated in the second battle of Bull Run, Antietam, Gettysburg and campaign to Atlanta, Georgia. Discharged October 31, 1864. He returned to St Lawrence County and engaged in farming until the spring of 1871. He was married in the latter county, New York, in 1868, to Miss Welthia A Kelsey from SLC. He worked as a dealer in lumber and grain, opened business in September, 1879. He first located in Gibbon in the fall of 1871 on a homestead and cultivated his farm. Has served as Justice of the Peace, Notary Public and Assessor about five years, and County Coroner. He is on the 1890 pension list and he lived in Nebraska until 1893 when he moved to Tacoma, Washington where he died on October 27, 1910 and was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Gibbon, Nebraska. ( Not an officer at that time - so probably not in the picture)
Born July 7, 1829 in Canton, New York to Henry A and Percy King. Family buried at King Cemetery in Canton. James' first wife was Laura A King who died in 1860. They had two children, Edson P King and Flora (later became Mrs, Alanson Snell). James mustered in as 1st Lieutenant, Company D, September 13, 1861, discharged Dec 15, 1862 then served in 18th New York Cavalry later in the war. His brother George W King also served in the 60th New York Infantry. In 1880 the family was in Russell, New York. James had a new wife - Lottie, on the 1900 Census they show a son Vernon J who is 19 (b 1881). James died in a logging accident Dec 21, 1901 and is buried at King Cemetery, Canton.
Mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant Company K, October 30, 1861, as 1st Lieutenant, March 8, 1862 as Captain, Dec 1, 1862, and a Major, January 20, 1865, mustered out with the regiment July 17, 1865. He was born Feb. 6,1833 in Watertown, New York to Rowland and Mary M, then moved to Pamela, New York where we find them on the 1860 Census. He then moved to Hermon, New York. After the war he moved to Syracuse and became a butcher. He committed suicide - drowned at Green Lake near Jamesville 1879. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Syracuse.
Born about 1833, he was from Malone. His wife's name was Myra. He was listed as a tinsmith. He mustered in 1861 as 1st Lieutenant Company E, September13, 1861, as Captain, February 1, 1863, discharged March 30, 1865. Died at Pierce City Missouri May 24, 1896/7. Buried at Pierce City Cemetery.
Born July 9, 1832, mustered in as 1st Lieutenant, Company B, October 30, 1861, as Captain, December 20, 1862, discharged January 29, 1863, served later in 14th Heavy Artillery, He died in Heuvelton, July 19, 1894, and is buried Hillcrest Cemetery, Heuvelton, New York. He is on the 1860 Macomb Census (age 28 b.1832) living at the home of his father John S and mother Sally. They are farmers. He has wife Sarah, Sarah, and dau. Francis H (5), Harriett E (3). In 1870 he runs the Snyder Hotel in Heuvelton and is there with his family. By 1880 there is a son John age 6.
Norris was born in 1836 is on the 1850 Ludlow Vermont. Census with parents Norris and Prissilla and sister Julia. He mustered in as First Sergeant, Company H, October 30, 1861, as 2nd Lieutenant July 26, 1862, discharged November 30, 1862. He married Harriet Ashman, they have at least one child, Norris William Dickinson (1867 - 1843). Other Dickensons are listed at the Harlan Cemetery http://iagenweb.org/shelby/cemetery/harlan.htm He died in Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa in 1875.
Born Aug 15, 1831 to Irish parents John and Ann McDermott Dundon, Lieutenant John lived and farmed in Madrid, New York. He mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant Company G, October 30,1861, discharged February 21, 1863. He married Bridget McVeigh in 1866 and their children: Elizabeth A, Mary Veronica and Robert Emmett, James Frank, Mrs. Sarah Garvey, Kathryn D He died March 30, 1925 and is buried in the Church of the Visitation Cemetery, Norfolk, New York. He is on the Madrid 1870, 1880 and 1890 Madrid Census and 1865 Beers.
Marcellus was born in 1838 to James and Harriett Perry Fitch in Mooers New York. He mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant Company H, as 1st Lieutenant, July 26, 1862, discharged February 21, 1863. He is on the 1870 Census he is in Mooers, Clinton County, New York with wife Jennie (Virginia Hands) born in Md. and he is working as a Lumberman. Around 1870 he and his brother Emmitt buiLieutenant a grist mill and operated it for about 30 years. By 1880 he is working as a Miller and living with them is an adopted son Alphonso age 9, born in Md. Marcellus died in 1905 and is buried at the Old Mooer's Cemetery.
Born in Pitcairn, New York on September16, 1829 to Levi Wheeler Gleason and Eliza R Dickinson Gleason. In 1853 he married Sally Harris. Their children were Helena, Jeanette, Ida. Caroline and George H He is on the 1860 Pitcairn census and 1865 Beer East Pitcairn list. He mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant company D, October 9, 1861, discharged November 27, 1862 and moved to Gouverneur, 1869. He was President of the First National Bank of Gouverneur. He served for 9 years State Assemblyman and Senator. He was also Collector of the port of Oswegatchie under President Harrison and sent to Cuba by President Garfield for a diplomatic mission. On the 1880 Census his profession says Lawyer. In 1870 it says Farmer and Member of the Legislature. George died in Gouverneur on September 29, 1901 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, New York.
Born Bridgewater, Massachusetts 2 November 1839, lived Hammond and married Martha Nicol. The Nicole family is buried at Rarick Cemetery with a stone for Martha. She died at Rolla, Missouri October 7, 1867. Thomas mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant, Company C, October 30, 1861, as 1st Lieutenant, November 6, 1862, as Captain of Company I, February 22, 1864, mustered out with the company July17, 1865. He was breveted Lieutenant Colonel at muster out. He is on the 1870 Rolla Missouri Census, age 31 with new wife Jennie Altman (m. 1869) and Altine Ham age 11 from Pa.
Born in Macomb, April 30, 1842 and later in life lived in Ogdensburg, mustered in as first sergeant Company B, as 2nd Lieutenant Aug 6,1862, discharged March 6, 1863. Later, he served with the 14th New York Heavy Artillery, Won Medal of Honor for actions at "the Crater" July 1864 and died March 5, 1914 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery - joins 14th Artillery as Capt, He earned Medal of Honor in the Union assauLieutenant of the Crater (July 30, 1864), and in the confederate assauLieutenant repelled at Fort Haskell, displayed most conspicuous gallantry and repeatedly exposed himself voluntarily to great danger, was three times wounded and suffered the loss of a leg. In all he was wounded five times during the Civil War and visited by President Lincoln in the hospital. After the war he worked as a collector, Customs Services at the port of Perth Amboy, New York and then for the Pennsylvania RR. He was in the New Jersey GAR. In 1865 he was recommended for the Medal of Honor by Brig. Gen. Orlando B Willcox.
Born in Ireland 1830, He was from Macomb, New York. His first wife's name was Patience E Wilson and she is on the 1860 Census age 26 with dau. Hannah L and Mollie. James mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant, Company B, October 30, 1861, as 1st Lieutenant, Dec 20,1862, discharged January 29, 1863. He is on the 1865 Macomb Beers, 1870 Macomb census and Erton/Eaton has joined their family. By 1880 Patience has died (1872) and James has remarried Mary Wilson (related?) and there is a Francis Hurst. He died in Gouverneur March 20, 1920 and is buried in Peasant Lake Cemetery, Macomb, New York.
Born 1837, from Malone, New York and resided in Madrid before the war, mustered in as 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, October 30, 1861, died at Washington DC of typhoid Fever, October 26, 1862.
Mustered in as First sergeant, Company K, October 30,1861, as 2nd Lieutenant, April 1862, as 1st Lieutenant Sept 19, 1862, discharged March 4, 1863. Born in 1833 son of Christopher Columbus Rich. Cousin of Abel Godard. He married Angela Crosby. He was a farmer in De Kalb. EA Rich died in 1908 and are at Maple Grove Cemetery in Richville. Children were Edward C, Dorcas, Frank and Adeline.
Lived in Potsdam. Born 1828 in Vermont. son of Nodiah Merritt and Relief Parker. He was raised and educated in Essex County, New York and became a teacher, surveyor, and engineer. From 1854 to 1857 he was Pierrepont Town Supervisor, and from 1857 to 1860 he was Clerk of the St Lawrence County Board of Supervisors. Merritt served in the New York Assembly from 1860 to 1861. m Eliza Rich in 1858. Children were Edwin Jr, Arthur, Parker, Darwin. In January, 1865 he was appointed Quartermaster General of the New York Militia with the rank of Brigadier General, an position he held until 1869. Merritt was a Delegate to the 1867 state constitutional convention, and from 1869 to 1871 he was US Naval Officer for the Port of New York. In 1877 he was appointed Surveyor of the Port of New York, and in 1879 he was selected to serve as the port's US Collector of Customs, holding office until 1881. That year he was appointed US Consul General in London, a post he held until 1885. Long interested in higher education, he was a Trustee of St Lawrence University and Clarkson College, and played a key role in establishing what is now the State University of New York at Potsdam. He died Dec. 26, 1916 and is buried at Pierrepont Hill Cemetery.
Born about 1837, mustered in as assistant surgeon 11 August 1862, He was present as Asst. Surgeon, August 5, 1862 and discharged November 4, 1864 to be surgeon of the 102nd Infantry. Class of 1859 Albany Medical College. He is on the 1870 and 1880 Brunswick, Rensselaer Census and the 1900 and 1910 Troy New York Census.
Born about 1836, mustered in as Assistant Surgeon, October 30, 1861, discharged March 4, 1863, served with 97th Infantry later in the war. From Edmeston, New York - Albany Medical College 1858. Moved to Fulton County.
Born about 1829, in Orwell Vermont. Mustered in as surgeon, 30 Oct, 1861, discharged 17 January, 1863. He died in Canton, 5 August 1894, and is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Canton, New York. Son of Doctor Nathan Gale and Esther Conkey. - Canton Academy - New York McKesson and Co, 1833 Castleton Medical College. James' brother, also in the 60th New York Infantry, was Rollin Conkey Gale. James married Hannah P Bottum in Orwell Vermont. 1855
Born about 1829, mustered in as Chaplain, 22 September, 1861, discharged 17 Feb, 1863, Was minister in Canton, Universalist Church, 1860, held several positions in Universalist Church before and after the war. He was the author of the "History of the 60th Regiment New York Volunteers" published 1864 Philadelphia by the author. He also wrote several other books about the Universalist Church. he attended several GAR reunions in the North Country in the late 1800's and early 1900's He died Glouster, Mass. at the home of his son Benjamin, 16 Aug 1906.
This picture is one of two stereo pairs of the officers of the New York 60th taken at Fauquier Sulphur Springs, Virginia during the Civil War.
See the original at the Library of Congress
Write to Stan Maine if you can identify any of the people in this picture! Stan has written a brief history of the 60th's service.