Veteran Biographies P – T
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SHIPPY, AARON: Age 21 years. Enlisted September 3, 1864, in Co. G, 13th New York Heavy Artillery; mustered out June 21, 1865, at Norfolk, Virginia. Aaron was one of five Shippy brothers, of Otto, New York, to serve in the Civil War. Courtesy of New York State Adjutant General’s Office
SHIPPY, AUGUSTUS A.: Age 30 years. Enlisted at Otto, to serve three years, July 30, 1862; mustered in a sergeant, Co. B, 154th New York, September 24, 1862; captured in action May 2, 1863, at Chancellorsville Virginia; paroled May 14, 1863, at City Point, Virginia; killed in action May 8, 1864, at Dug Gap on Rocky Face Ridge, Georgia. Courtesy of Mark Dunkelman, Providence, RI.
SHIPPY, EUGENE: Age 21 years. Enlisted September 7, 1861, at Portville, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, 85th New York; promoted corporal January 1, 1862; mustered out October 27, 1864, at New Bern, North Carolina. Courtesy of Mark Dunkelman, Providence, RI.
SHIPPY, LEROY: Age 25 years. Enlisted in Co. C, 64th New York; wounded in action June 1, 1862, at Fair Oaks, Virginia; wounded again in action July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.; transferred to Invalid Corps (later Veteran Reserve Corps); mustered out September 22, 1864, at Washington, D.C. Courtesy of Mark Dunkelman, Providence, RI.
SHIPPY, STANLEY: Age 15 years. Enlisted October 17, 1863, as private, 14th New York Heavy Artillery; captured in action March 25, 1865 at Fort Stedman, Petersburg, Virginia; paroled March 30, 1865; mustered out August 26, 1865, at Washington, D.C. Courtesy of New York State Adjutant General’s Office.
TALLMAN, BENJAMIN, Resident of Olean, NY. At the age of 23 he enlisted on December 9, 1863, at Mt. Morris, NY; mustered in as private, Co. M, 24th New York Cavalry January 26, 1864; appointed sergeant, date not stated; killed, August 18, 1864, before Petersburg, VA. Tallman had previously served in the 27th New York Volunteer Infantry from May 1861–May 1863. He is pictured here while a member of the 24th New York Cavalry.