MEMORIAL DAY

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The process of listing on this website all Salisbury’s soldiers who died as a result of participating in America’s wars and conflicts is underway. Can you help us with some names? Please contact:     online@salisburyhistoricalsociety.org

REVOLUTIONARY WAR

According to Dearborn’s History of Salisbury the following Salisbury sons died in the Revolutionary War:

Ensign Andrew Pettingill    Served in the Concord and Boscawen company, injured in the Battle of Hubbardton August 16, 1777   died from injuries Dec 12th.

Ephraim Heath             Valley Forge camp 1778, from exposure and sickness

Reuben Greeley             Valley Forge camp 1778, from exposure and sickness

Philip Lufkin                 Valley Forge camp 1778, from exposure and sickness

William Bayley              Valley Forge camp 1778, from exposure and sickness

CIVIL WAR

According to Dearborn’s History of Salisbury the following Salisbury sons died in the Civil War:

Bagley, Jonathan J.            Co. K,  4th Regt.  killed in action near Petersburg, VA., July 5, 1864

Bagley, Private William    Co. H,  8th Regt. killed at Port Hudson LA, June 14, 1863

Bean, George E.                  Co. A,  10th Regt.  enlisted in Manchester, killed at Cold Harbor VA., June 3, 1864

Blasidell,  Mesach W.             16th regt. died Cairo Illinois

Brown, Robert                      Co A 9th regiment wounded July 30th, 1864 died Aug 20th from injuries

Colby, Andrew J.  Private  Co. H,  8th Regt. died of disease at Baton Rouge LA., June 27, 1863

Colby, Charles                   16th regt. Port Hudson,  LA       July 20,1863

Corser, Nathan S.                22nd Mass. Infantry, killed at Gaines Mill.

Ekins, George (or Henry)      2nd Regt. died in hospital in Washington

French, Albert A.G.               died at Port Hudson. La July 29, 1863,

French, Henry Private           Portsmouth Virginia Sept 7, 1863 from disease

George Henry C.,                   died at Port Hudson La, July 29, 1863

Heath, Charles                        died 3 days after returning to Salisbury Aug 19, 1863

Kenniston, Willis or William  Co E.  Died of the Black Measles At Newport, Penn Feb. 18, 1863

Sanborn, Abraham S.         Co. G,  10th Regt.  credited to Manchester, died of disease at St. Augustine Fla.,  Sept 3, 1862

Scott, Harvey or Harry        Co E.   Died at Bermuda Hundred VA, Jan 30, 1865

 

WW2

George Prince                 Co. F 507 Paratroopers 17th Airborne Army, b. Oct 8,1924     KIA  Feb 17, 1945

Mills Cemetery contains his commemorative stone or actual tombstone/burial site.