Veteran Biographies F – J
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1st Lt & Adjt. William A. Farlee, 154th Regt., N.Y.S. Vol. Inf. The 154th NY Regiment’s 948 original members were from Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties. ⠀ ⠀ Courtesy of Mark Dunkelman and Mike Winey.
FULLER, HENRY VAN AERNAM: Age 20 years. Enlisted September 10, 1861, at Little Valley, as a private in Co. F, 64th New York; promoted to orderly sergeant; commissioned second lieutenant December 10, 1861; promoted to first lieutenant, July 23, 1862, for bravery at the Battle of Fair Oaks, Va.; promoted captain for gallant and meritorious service, December 30, 1862; killed in action July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa. His remains were returned home and buried in Little Valley’s Rural Cemetery. Brevetted colonel by State of New York, 1865. History of Cattaraugus County, New York (1879).
Capt. James M. Gallagher, Co. E, 154th Regt., N.Y.S. Vol. Inf. The 154th NY Regiment’s 948 original members were from Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties. Courtesy of Mark Dunkelman and Mike Winey.
James Hale (seated) and son Ed. Co. H, 154th Regt., N.Y.S. Vol. Inf. Photo taken later in life. The 154th NY Regiment’s 948 original members were from Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties. Courtesy of Mark Dunkelman and Mike Winey.
Hiram Hull enlisted at age 25 on September 28, 1861, at Ellicottville, to serve two years, and was mustered in as private, Co. I, 37th New York Volunteer Infantry, on October 9, 1861; he mustered out with his company June 22, 1863, at New York City. Hull subsequently enlisted for a second time at age 27 on March 3, 1864, at Ellicottville, to serve three years. He was mustered in as private, Co. D, 179th New York, on May 11, 1864; promoted corporal, no date; sergeant, April 1, 1865; and was mustered out with his company on June 8, 1865, near Alexandria, Virginia.⠀ ⠀ Postwar image courtesy of Sarah H. Park, via Mark Dunkelman.⠀
Sgt. Giles N. Johnson, Co. B, 154th Regt., N.Y.S. Vol. Inf. He enlisted at age 21 at Dayton and was wounded in the right foot at Gettysburg. His great toe and metatarsal were amputated by an unknown surgeon at an unknown hospital. Johnson was discharged for disability on June 10, 1864, at Washington, D.C. Soon after he returned home he posed with his wife, Ellen, for this photograph, a striped sock on his wounded foot. Dunkelman and Winey Collection, St. Bonaventure University, courtesy of Brinda Breese-Wederich.