Sanford K. Fuller

b. 1830, d. 18 July 1863
  • Father: William Fuller b. 1793
  • Mother: Hannah Davis Brock b. 1799
  • Company: 1_SS
  • Sanford K. Fuller was born about in 1830 at Maine, son of William Fuller and Hannah Davis Brock.
  • Sanford K. Fuller was enumerated in the household of William Fuller and Hannah Davis Brock in the 1850 US Federal Census on 13 Aug 1850 at Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, as:
    William Fuller, 57, farmer, b. MA
    Hannah, 51, b. ME (as were all the children)
    **Sanford K., 20
    George W., 16
    Melvin E., 13
    Conissan V., 11 (f.)
    Albert W., 10
    Hannah E., 5.
  • On 20 Jul 1853 Sanford K. Fuller married Zelinda Jane Ratliff, 16, daughter of Peletiah Ratliff and Martha J. Cilley, at Maine.
  • Sanford K. Fuller and Zelinda Jane Ratliff were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 19 Jul 1860 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Sanford K. Fuller, blacksmith, b. ME (as were all)
    Jane, 25
    Augustus, 6 (sic)
    Hattie L., 2.
  • In 1861 Sanford was living at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment, Sanford gave his occupation as Blacksmith.

  • On 2 Sep 1861 Sanford K. Fuller mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He was 31 years old.
  • On 3 Jul 1863 Sanford was wounded at Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
  • He died on 18 Jul 1863 at Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, of wounds after an amputation. He was 33 years old.
  • He was buried on 19 Jul 1863 at Loudon Park National Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, Soldiers Lot M-634.
  • Zelinda made application for a widow's pension on 21 Mar 1864 his wife received certificate number 21995.
  • On 27 Nov 1867 Sanford's widow, Zelinda Jane Ratliff remarried to David Norton at Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in a third marriage for him and the second for her.
  • On 21 Jan 1868 David Norton made application for a pension as guardian to Sanford's surviving dependants, and received certificate number 125758.
  • On 15 Jun 1871 Sanford and Zelinda's daughter, Emma Augusta Fuller married Melbourne A. Marks at Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 21 Jul 1886 Sanford and Zelinda's daughter, Hattie L. Fuller married Albert F. Randlett at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Zelinda, his wife, outlived Sanford and died on 19 Mar 1891 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at age 53.
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2016

Family: Zelinda Jane Ratliff b. 13 May 1837, d. 19 Mar 1891

  • Emma Augusta Fuller b. 23 Apr 1854, d. 18 Sep 1904
  • Hattie L. Fuller b. 1858

William Laduke Fuller

b. 29 May 1842, d. 2 December 1894
  • Father: William S. Fuller b. between 1814 - 1815
  • Mother: Almira H. Laduke b. between 1817 - 1818
  • Company: G
  • William Laduke Fuller was born on 29 May 1842 at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of William S. Fuller and Almira H. Laduke.
  • On 23 Sep 1854 his baby sister, Alice Louise Fuller, died at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 1.
  • William Laduke Fuller was enumerated in the household of William S. Fuller and Almira H. Laduke in the 1860 US Federal Census on 17 Aug 1860 at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as follows:
    William S. Fuller, 45, fence manufactur, b. MA (as were all in the family)
    Harriet A., 42
    **William L., 18, farm laborer
    Juan (?) L., 14
    Edward L., 3.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, William gave his occupation as farmer.
  • In 1861 William was living at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 19 years, 1 month and 13 days old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 William was wounded at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, in the foot.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, William Laduke Fuller was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 2 Nov 1861 at "Worcester Aegis & Transcript", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, William Laduke Fuller was mentioned among the casualties.
  • On 25 Apr 1862 William ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by discharge due to disability.

  • Starting 31 Jul 1862, William also served in the 34th Massachusetts Regiment, Co. A.
  • He ended his service with the 34th Regiment by desertion on 13 Jun 1863.
  • William was arrested and senteced by general court martial to imprisonment for balance of his enlistment. (No further record according to the MASSCW.)
  • On 25 Dec 1867 William Laduke Fuller, 25, married Demiah A. Kinnison, daughter of John M. Kinnison and Clarissa Ann Simmons, at Jackson County, Ohio.
  • William Laduke Fuller made application for a veteran's pension on 24 Aug 1868.
  • He and Demiah A. Kinnison were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 4 Jun 1880 at Jackson County, Ohio, as:
    Fuller, William, 39, house painter, b. MA
    ---, Domiah, 39, wife, b. OH
    ---, Edward L., 10, son, b. OH
    ---, Blanche M., 6, dau, b. OH
    ---, John W., 4, son, b. OH
    ---, Charles B., 2/12, Apr, son, b. OH.
  • On 14 Apr 1886 William Laduke Fuller was described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with a gun shot wound in the right leg, for a surgeon's certificate in his pension claim.
  • On 15 Apr 1889 Demiah A. Kinnison, his wife, died at Berlin, Jackson County, Ohio.
  • On 23 Oct 1889 William Laduke Fuller, 47, married Isabell Finlayson, 44, daughter of Alexander Finlayson and Mary Green, at Knox, Vinton County, Ohio.
  • William Laduke Fuller was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Knox, Vinton County, Ohio, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company G.
  • He died on 2 Dec 1894 at Bolin's Mills, Vinton County, Ohio. He was 52 years, 6 months and 3 days old.
  • He was buried in Dec 1894 at Harkins Chapel, Bolin's Mills, Vinton County, Ohio.
  • On 28 Mar 1895 Isabell Finlayson received a pension to surviving family member in Ohio based on William's service; his wife, received certificate number 480266.
  • Isabell, his wife, outlived William and died on 11 Jan 1943 at Bellefontaine, Logan County, Ohio, due to a fall at age 98.
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2014

Family 1: Demiah A. Kinnison b. 1841, d. 15 Apr 1889

  • Edward L. Fuller b. between 1869 - 1870
  • Flora M. Fuller b. 31 Jul 1872
  • Blanche M. Fuller b. between 1873 - 1874
  • John W. Fuller b. between 1875 - 1876
  • Charles B. Fuller b. 2 Apr 1880

Family 2: Isabell Finlayson b. 22 Nov 1844, d. 11 Jan 1943

Thomas Furnald

b. 1837, d. 17 September 1862

Thomas Furnald
  • Father: Edmond Furnald b. 20 Feb 1787, d. 19 Jun 1855
  • Mother: Betsey Wing b. between 1797 - 1798
  • Company: K
  • Thomas Furnald was born about in 1837 at Dixfield, Oxford County, Maine, son of Edmond Furnald and Betsey Wing.
  • Thomas Furnald was enumerated in the household of Edmond Furnald and Betsey Wing in the 1850 US Federal Census on 1 Jul 1850 at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Edmond Furnalld (sic), 58, laborer, b. NH
    Betsey, 52, b. ME
    Electa, 16, b. ME
    **Thomas, 13, b. ME
    Stephen, 11, b. ME
    William H., 6, b. ME
    Charles Wight, 23, bootmaker, b. MA.
  • On 19 Jun 1855 his father, Edmond Furnald, died at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of consumption at age 68.
  • On 27 May 1860 his sister, Electa Furnald, died at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 26.
  • Thomas Furnald was enumerated in the household of Betsey Furnald in the 1860 US Federal Census on 21 Jul 1860 at Milford P. O., Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Betsey Fernald, 60, b. ME
    **Thomas, 24, boot bottomer, b. ME
    Stephen, 22, b. ME
    William H., 16, b. ME
    Daphna Smith, 28, b. ME
    Gilbert, 9, b. MA
    Louisa, 6, b. RI
    Lonzo, 5, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Thomas gave his occupation as bootmaker.
  • In 1861 Thomas was living at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 1 Jul 1861 Thomas mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a Corporal., being credited to the quota of Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 24 years old.
  • On 17 Mar 1862 Thomas was promoted to 1st Sergeant.
  • He died on 17 Sep 1862 at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, killed in action. He was 25 years old.
  • On 17 Sep 1900 1st Sergt. Thomas Fernald was included on the Civil War memorial at Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, on the 35th anniversary of the battle. (Articles from the Fitchburg Sentinel about the planning for the memorial.)
  • Last Edited: 28 Jun 2016

Charles F. Gage

b. 1844, d. 14 January 1919
  • Father: David Gage b. between 1816 - 1817
  • Mother: Clementine Bugbee b. 31 Oct 1820, d. 15 Apr 1879
  • Company: I
  • Charles F. Gage was born about in 1844 at Franklin, Delaware County, New York, son of David Gage and Clementine Bugbee.
  • Charles F. Gage was enumerated in the household of David Gage and Clementine Bugbee in the 1850 US Federal Census on 20 Sep 1850 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    David Gage, 33, shoemaker, b. NY
    Clementine, 31, b. NY
    **Chas. F., 7, b. NY
    May J., 4, b. NY
    Deborah A., 1/12, b. MA.
  • Charles F. Gage was enumerated in the household of David Gage and Clementine Bugbee in the 1860 US Federal Census on 10 Jul 1860 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    David Gage, 42, shoemaker, b. NY
    Clementine, 40, b. NY
    **Charles, 16, b. NY
    Mary, 14, b. NY
    Deborah, 10, b. MA
    Thomas, 7, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Charles gave his occupation as bootmaker.
  • In 1862 Charles was living at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 10 Mar 1862 Charles mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 18 years old.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Charles was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.
  • On 1 Oct 1862 Francis Carpenter, having visited the battlefield, wrote a letter to the Webster Times detailing the status of many men after the Battle of Antietam.
  • On 10 Jan 1863 Charles ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Smoketown Hospital, Sharpsburg, Maryland, due to disability, having lost his left leg.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 8 Jun 1867, and received certificate number 18147.
  • On 4 Jul 1907 Charles F. Gage was included on the Civil War memorial at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, according to an article in the Webster Times. See the "Documents" section at the main website for an account of the festivities of dedication.
  • Charles F. Gage was described as 5'8", with light complexion, blue eyes.
  • On 13 Jan 1919 at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Bath, Steuben County, New York, Charles entered the home.
  • He died on 14 Jan 1919 at Bath, Steuben County, New York. He was 75 years old.
  • He was buried in Jan 1919 at Bath National Cemetery, Bath, Steuben County, New York, Plot: J8 16.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Walter Gale

b. 19 November 1833, d. 25 May 1927

Walter Gale
  • Father: Cyrus Gale Sr. b. 7 Oct 1785, d. 10 Sep 1880
  • Mother: Sarah Patrick b. 16 Mar 1795, d. before 1850
  • Company: C
  • Walter Gale was born on 19 Nov 1833 at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Cyrus Gale Sr. and Sarah Patrick.
  • On 22 Jun 1842 his little sister, Susan M. Gale, died at Massachusetts at age 7.
  • On 4 Dec 1849 his mother, Sarah Patrick, died at age 54.
  • Walter Gale was enumerated in the household of Cyrus Gale Sr. in the 1850 US Federal Census on 14 Aug 1850 at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as follows:
    Cyrus GALE, 64, Farmer, 25,000, b. MA (as were all in house)
    Frederick W., 35, Lawyer,
    Cyrus, Jr., 25, Trader,
    George A., 23, Trader,
    **Walter, 16, Farmer, (Noted as being in school)
    Annette (Farber ?), 72,
    Sarah Parmenter, 26,
    Frederick (Tweight ?), 19, Combmaker, (Noted as being in school.)
  • Before 1861 at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Walter Gale as a resident, was a member of "The Clinton Guards."
  • In 1861 Walter was living at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Walter gave his occupation as student.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Walter mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 27 years, 7 months and 23 days old.
  • On 1 Aug 1861 Walter was promoted to Sergeant.
  • On 17 Jan 1862 Walter was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Walter was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.
  • He wrote a letter to Mary Ann Allen, Richard Derby's mother, on 24 Sep 1862 from Bolivar, Virginia, as follows: (Click icon to read.)
  • On 24 Oct 1862 Walter was promoted to Captain.
  • James Buckley has researched and contributed an account of Walter Gale's activities at Gettysburg.
  • On 2 Jul 1863 Walter was wounded at The Battle of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
  • On 8 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Walter Gale was mentioned in the first dispatches from the Gettysburg battle.
  • On 22 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Walter Gale was reported as wounded at Gettysburg.
  • He was a pall bearer at the burial of Hans Peter Jorgensen on 23 Jul 1863 at Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Walter Gale attended the funeral of Elisha G. Buss on 24 Jul 1863 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Walter also served in the Judge Advocate staff of the general of 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps starting 8 Jan 1864 on detached service.
  • On 14 Jul 1864 Walter was promoted to Major, but he was not mustered as there were too few men left to require someone of major's rank.
  • On 27 Jul 1864 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Walter Gale was mentioned in an article about the return of the regiment to Massachusetts.
  • On 29 Jul 1864 Walter ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to expiration of term of service, as a Captain of Company C.

  • On 17 Sep 1870, at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Walter was inscribed on the town Civil War monument.
  • On 9 Sep 1881 Walter Gale, 47, married Adriana Harriet (Ada) Redfield, 27, daughter of William Howe Cuyler Redfield and Harriet Orette Hadley, she being "Of Cliffton, The Springs, Suffolk, New York". It is the first marriage for both.
  • Walter Gale and Adriana Harriet (Ada) Redfield were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 6 Jun 1900 at Berkley, Oakland, Alameda County, California, as:
    GALE, Walter, head, W, M, Nov 1833, 66, married 19 years, b. MA, as were parents, no occupation given (retired?)
    ---- Ada H., wife, W, F, June 1854, 45, no children born, b. NY, as were parents,
    SIND, Margaret, servant, W, F, Jan 1864, 37, b. Sweden, as were parents.
  • Walter Gale made application at California for a veteran's pension on 19 Sep 1905, and received certificate number 1117363.
  • In 1907 he was included in Volume Two of Crane's Memoirs of Worcester as follows --
    Walter Gale, the youngest of the surviving sons, is a resident of California. He studied law in the office of Hon. George F. Hoar of Worcester, Massachusetts, later United States senator. During the Civil War, Walter Gale served as an officer in the Fifteenth Massachusetts Infantry, being commissioned second lieutenant in January, 1862; captain, October 24 of that year; and major, July 14, 1864. He was in nineteen engagements and several skirmishes, was slightly wounded at Antietam, and received two bullet wounds at Gettysburg. His gallant conduct was highly commended.
  • He and Adriana Harriet (Ada) Redfield were enumerated in the 1920 US Federal Census in Jan 1920 at Valeris Street, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, where they own their own home and he is retired.
  • Walter Gale died on 25 May 1927 at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California. He was 93 years, 6 months and 6 days old.
  • He was buried in May 1927 at Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, Ridge-Lot 061-Quadrant N 1/2.
  • In Jul 1927 Adriana Harriet (Ada) Redfield received a pension to surviving family member in California based on Walter's service; received certificate number A-11-30-27.
  • On 22 Oct 1931 at "The Webster Evening Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Walter Gale was mentioned as having sent his regrets at being unable to attended the 65th regimental reunion, or regrets were sent for him.
  • Adriana, his wife, outlived Walter and died on 17 Jul 1940 at age 86.
  • He and Adriana Harriet (Ada) Redfield had no issue.
  • Credits: Primary photo above by permission of the Worcester Historical Museum, Ward Collection.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family: Adriana Harriet (Ada) Redfield b. 9 Jun 1854, d. 17 Jul 1940

George Henry Gallup

b. 16 December 1843, d. 6 August 1862

George H. Gallup
  • Father: James B. Gallup b. 28 Jul 1821, d. 31 Aug 1884
  • Mother: Orice Ann Wheelock b. 20 May 1818, d. 10 Sep 1844
  • Company: A
  • George Henry Gallup was born on 16 Dec 1843 at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of James B. Gallup and Orice Ann Wheelock.
  • On 10 Sep 1844 his mother, Orice Ann Wheelock, died at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 26.
  • On 19 Feb 1850 George's widowed father, James B. Gallup, remarried to Dorothy Wheelock at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • George Henry Gallup was enumerated in the household of James B. Gallup and Dorothy Wheelock in the 1850 US Federal Census on 7 Aug 1850 at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    James B. Galup, 29, combmaker, b. RI
    Dorothy, 38, b. MA
    **George H., 7, b. MA
    Naomi Wheelock, 30 b. MA
    Richard Galup, 20, b. RI.
  • George Henry Gallup was enumerated in the household of James B. Gallup and Dorothy Wheelock in the 1860 US Federal Census on 14 Jul 1860 at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    J B Gallop 35, manukfacture, b. MA (sic)
    D Gallop 48, wife, b. MA
    **G H Gallop 16, b. MA.
  • In 1861 George was living at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, George gave his occupation as comb maker.
  • Charles Albert Wheelock and William Everett Wheelock, George Henry Gallup, two brothers and their first cousin, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 George mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 17 years, 6 months and 26 days old.
  • On 31 Jan 1862 his cousin, William Everett Wheelock, died at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of consumption at age 23.
  • On 30 Jun 1862 George was taken prisoner at Nelson's Farm, Virginia, and released at an unspecified date.
  • He died on 6 Aug 1862 at Chesapeake Hospital, Fort Monroe, Hampton County, Virginia, of dyptheria. He was 18 years, 7 months and 21 days old.
  • In 1888, George was included in the Civil War section of Emerson's "Leominster Historical", which says he:
    "was taken sick with typhoid fever at Savage Station, left behind at Chickahominy, taken prisoner by the rebels, and confined in Libby Prison. With only the floor for his bed, he received neither care nor medicine for twenty-seven day. When exchanged he was in a weak and reduced condition, and had an attack of diphtheria, and died of suffocation from falling into a foul vault at the hospital, Fortress Monroe, 6 Aug 1862."
  • Credits: Portrait from "Leominster: Historical and Picturesque", by William A. Emerson, 1888.
  • Last Edited: 7 Sep 2012

Charles Gammage

b. 8 December 1829, d. 9 July 1916

Charles Gammage and wife, Jane M. LeFoe
  • Father: James Gammage b. between 1807 - 1808
  • Mother: Elizabeth Flexney d. before 1860
  • Company: K
  • Charles Gammage was born on 8 Dec 1829 at Whitney, Oxfordshire, England, son of James Gammage and Elizabeth Flexney.
  • On 25 Nov 1852 Charles Gammage, 22, married Hannah Barnes, 20, daughter of William Barnes and Rebecca [--?--], at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Charles Gammage and Hannah Barnes were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 20 Jul 1860 at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Charles Gammage, 31, loom fitter, b. England
    Hannah, 28, b. England
    Edwin, 3, b. RI.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Charles gave his occupation as weaver, according to Ford's history.
  • In 1861 Charles was living at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 1 Jul 1861 Charles mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a Corporal , being credited to the quota of Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 31 years, 6 months and 23 days old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 Charles was taken prisoner at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, taken prisoner.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles Gammage was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Cpl. Charles Gammage was listed with 195 other men among the prisoners taken at Ball's Bluff.
  • On 15 May 1862 Charles ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts mustered out.

  • He and Hannah Barnes were separated.
  • In Jan 1869 Charles Gammage, 39, married Catherine Henessy, daughter of John Henessy and Margaret Magnay, at Gapsted, Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia.
  • Charles Gammage's former family was enumerated in the household of Hannah Barnes in the 1870 US Federal Census on 15 Jun 1870 at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Gammage, Hannah, 38, works in woolen mill, b. England
    ---, Edwin, 12, attending school, b. RI
    ---, Lincoln H., 9, attending school, b. MA.
  • On 2 Aug 1871 Charles's former wife, Hannah Barnes remarried George French at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for both.
  • On 12 Jan 1886 Catherine Henessy, his wife, died at Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia.
  • On 10 Jan 1889 Charles Gammage, 59, married Jane Martin, 51, daughter of William Martin and Ann Bailey, at Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, She was the widow of Levi Lefoe.
  • His grandson recounts the following: "It was always an Australian family mystery why Charles had a discharge certificate from the U.S. Civil War. That document was lost in our family's archive many years ago. Charles never told any Australian family member he had been previously married, or about his war experience, and he applied for his US War pension in secret. The story has it that he would find some false pretense to go to Melbourne when a US war ship visited, and he would hand the captain a pension request personally, to be delivered to the War Department."
  • Charles Gammage made application at Australia for a veteran's pension on 13 Jan 1900, and received pension certificate no. 1064581.
  • He died on 9 Jul 1916 at Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia. He was 86 years, 7 months and 1 day old.
  • He was buried in Jul 1916 at Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia.
  • On 22 Aug 1916 Jane Martin received a pension to surviving family member in Australia based on Charles's service; his wife, received widow's pension certificate no. 850585.
  • Wonthaggi is "a remote Victorian coalfield town" according to one researcher.
  • Jane, his wife, outlived Charles and died on 2 Jun 1927 at South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, at age 89.
  • Last Edited: 10 Apr 2016

Family 1: Hannah Barnes b. 17 Mar 1832, d. 21 Aug 1915

  • Ella Calista Gammage b. 24 May 1855, d. 29 Jul 1855
  • Edwin Charles Gammage b. 4 Aug 1857, d. 10 Dec 1944
  • Lincoln Herbert Gammage b. 25 Jul 1860, d. 1955
  • Nettie Adele Gammage b. 21 Apr 1863, d. 21 Jun 1865

Family 2: Catherine Henessy b. 1833, d. 12 Jan 1886

  • James Henry Gammage b. 8 Dec 1869
  • William Charles Gammage b. 14 Apr 1871, d. 1913
  • George Thomas Gammage b. 31 Aug 1873, d. 1917
  • Charles Edwin Gammage b. 31 May 1875, d. 1922

Family 3: Jane Martin b. 31 Dec 1837, d. 2 Jun 1927

William Gannett

b. 1838, d. 6 October 1864
  • Company: E
  • William Gannett was also known as William Garnett in the 1870 roster.
  • He was born about in 1838 at Cohasset, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, William gave his occupation as stone-cutter.

  • On 24 Jul 1863 William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a draftee, being credited to the quota of Cohasset, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. He was 25 years old.
  • On 22 Jun 1864 William was taken prisoner at Petersburg, Virginia.
  • On 27 Jul 1864 William ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by administrative transfer to the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry while a prisoner.

  • He died on 6 Oct 1864 at Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, of diarrhea as a prisoner of war. He was 26 years old.
  • He was buried after Oct 1864 at Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, in grave # 10491.
  • Last Edited: 23 Aug 2016

Charles A. Gardner

b. 27 January 1813, d. 23 July 1880
  • Father: Hezekiah B. Gardner b. 10 Jun 1782, d. 3 Nov 1820
  • Mother: Rebecca Barrett b. 5 May 1786, d. 27 Mar 1827
  • Company: 1_SS
  • Charles A. Gardner was born on 27 Jan 1813 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, son of Hezekiah B. Gardner and Rebecca Barrett, and the birth was registered in Danvers.
  • On 3 Nov 1820 his father, Hezekiah B. Gardner, died at Massachusetts at age 38.
  • On 18 Oct 1835 Charles A. Gardner, 22, married Mary Ann West, 18, daughter of Samuel West and Hannah Foster, at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, and it was registered in Danvers.
  • Charles A. Gardner and Mary Ann West were enumerated in the 1850 US Federal census on 27 Jul 1850 at Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Charles A Gardner, 35, morocco dresser, b. MA (as were all)
    Mary A., 32
    Charles A., 13
    Abner T., 8
    Harriet, 7
    Mary W., 4.
  • Charles A. Gardner and Mary Ann West were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 12 Jun 1860 at South Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Chas. A. Gardner, 46, morocco dresser, b. MA (as were all)
    Mary A., 43
    Chas. A., Jr., 23, mariner
    Alvin F., 18, morocco dresser
    Harriet, 17
    Mary W., 14
    Archer Coffin, 46, morocco dresser
    Chas. B. Peabody, 19, shoe maker, b. OH
    John Hildran, 21, baggage master, b. NH
    Ellen Lynch, 20, servant, b. Ireland.
  • In 1861 Charles was living at South Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment, Charles gave his occupation as Manufacturer.

  • On 2 Sep 1861 Charles A. Gardner mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He was 48 years, 7 months and 6 days old.
  • On 13 Mar 1862 at "Salem Register", Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, Charles A. Gardner was mentioned in an article about the bodyguard which returned the deceased General Lander to Salem for interment. He may have been included in a group photo believed to have been taken of the Sharpshooters selected to accompany General. The officer standing at the far left is Captain John "Jack" Saunders.
  • On 29 Apr 1864 Charles ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters by discharge for disability.

  • On 12 Dec 1872 Charles and Mary's daughter, Mary West Gardner married George P. Hartshorn at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
  • Charles A. Gardner made application for a veteran's pension on 19 Mar 1880, and received certificate number 266503.
  • He's surviving family was enumerated in the household of Mary West Gardner and George P. Hartshorn in the 1880 US Federal Census on 1 Jun 1880 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, as:
    Geo. P. Hartshorn, 33, treasurer of ??, b. MA (as were all)
    Mary W., 34, wife
    Mary A. Gardner, 64, widow, mor-in-law.
  • Charles A. Gardner and Mary Ann West were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 4 Jun 1880 at Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, as:
    Gardner, Chas. A., 66, retired ?broker, b. MA
    ---, Mary W., 64, wife, b. MA
    Pitman, Mary G., 69, (no relation given), has cancer, b. MA
    Ray, Abby C., 37, daur, married, b. MA
    ---, Maria C., 12, g-daur, b. MA.
  • Charles A. Gardner died on 23 Jul 1880 at Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts. He was 67 years, 5 months and 26 days old.
  • He was buried in Jul 1880 at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts, Plot: Old Section Prospect Hill, no. 126.
  • Mary Ann Gardner was enumerated as the widow of Charles A. Gardner, in the 1890 Veterans' Schedules of the US Federal Census in Jun 1890 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
  • Mary, his wife, outlived Charles and died on 4 Apr 1893 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at age 76.
  • Last Edited: 1 Jul 2016

Family: Mary Ann West b. 3 Dec 1816, d. 4 Apr 1893

  • Charles Augustus Gardner b. 28 Oct 1836, d. 3 Sep 1874
  • Abner Francis Gardner b. 11 Aug 1841
  • Harriet Gardner b. 11 Mar 1843, d. 9 Oct 1873
  • Mary West Gardner b. 13 Apr 1846, d. 19 Feb 1883

Franklin Gardner

b. between 1841 and 1842, d. 6 October 1862

Franklin Gardner
  • Father: Volney Gardner b. between 1810 - 1811, d. 19 Nov 1870
  • Mother: Sophia Augusta Gardner b. 28 Mar 1812, d. 15 Nov 1890
  • Company: A
  • Franklin Gardner was born between 1841 - 1842 at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Volney Gardner and Sophia Augusta Gardner.
  • Franklin Gardner was enumerated in the household of Volney Gardner and Sophia Augusta Gardner in the 1850 US Federal Census on 13 Sep 1850 at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Volna Gardner, 39, laborer, b. VT
    Sophia A., 34, b. MA
    **Franklin, 8, b. MA
    Charles E., 2, b. MA
    William Commer, 21, b. Ireland.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Franklin gave his occupation as painter.
  • In 1861 Franklin was living at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Franklin mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 1 Aug 1861 Franklin was promoted to Corporal.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Franklin was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, wounded in both thighs.
  • He died on 6 Oct 1862 at The Patent Office Hospital, Washington, DC, of wounds received at the Battle of Antietam..
  • On 22 Oct 1862 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Franklin Gardner was mentioned, together with 20 others, among the wounded at the Patent Office hospital in Washington, D.C.
  • He was buried in Oct 1862 at US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery (Military Asylum Cemetery), Washington, DC.
  • In Dec 1871 Sophia Augusta Gardner received a pension to surviving family member based on Franklin's service; his mother, received certificate number 185474.
  • In 1888, Franklin was included in the Civil War section of Emerson's "Leominster Historical" as follows:
    Corporal Franklin Gardner was one of the "color guard," and at the battle of Antietam, Sept. 17th, took up the colors from the third color bearer, who had been shot dead at his side. He received three balls; the first passed through a limb, the second through his thigh, the third in his stomach. Regardless of these wounds he managed to keep the flag waving until the next guard took it. From Wednesday morning, Sept. 17th, until Friday morning of the same week, he lay within the enemy's lines. When our men went to bury the dead and remove the wounded, he was placed in the hospital at Sharpsburg, and removed Sept. 25th, to Patent Office hospital, Washington, where he died Oct. 6th, 1862.
  • On 17 Sep 1900 Franklin Garner was included on the Civil War memorial at Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, as having died of his wounds received at the battle. (Read several articles from the Fitchburg Sentinel about the planning for the memorial.)
  • Credits: Portrait from "Leominster: Historical and Picturesque", by William A. Emerson, 1888.
  • Last Edited: 10 Apr 2016

James Gardner

b. between 1822 and 1823
  • Company: I
  • James Gardner was born between 1822 - 1823 at England.
  • He was enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 3 Jul 1860 at Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts, possibly as:
    James Gardner, 37, whitewright, b. MA (sic)
    Mrs. Gardner, 35, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, James gave his occupation as weaver.
  • In 1861 James was living at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • He was married at the time of his enlistment according to Ford's history.

  • On 20 Jun 1861 James mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 9 Nov 1861 James Gardner was mentioned, along with 95 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, in a report of 9 Nov 1861 to the Webster Times, by F. Q. Robinson, concerning the aftermath of Ball's Bluff and reporting his status.
  • On 11 Nov 1862 James ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • On 4 Jul 1907 James Gardner was included on the Civil War memorial at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, according to an article in the Webster Times. See the "Documents" section at the main website for an account of the festivities of dedication.
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2014

Andrew Wilbur Garside

b. 3 December 1837, d. 15 November 1864
  • Father: Joshua Garside b. 8 Jun 1803, d. 6 Mar 1872
  • Mother: Hilena Lowell b. 9 Mar 1810, d. 3 Oct 1882
  • Company: H
  • Andrew Wilbur Garside was born on 3 Dec 1837 at Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Joshua Garside and Hilena Lowell.
  • On 6 Jun 1859 Andrew Wilbur Garside, 21, married Harriett Braman, 17, daughter of James H. Braman and Mary Curtis, at Norwich, New London County, Connecticut.
  • Andrew Wilbur Garside and Harriett Braman were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 15 Jun 1860 at Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Andrew Garside, 23, bootmaker, $100 personal estate, b. MA, noted that he cannot read or write.
    Harriet, 20, b. CT.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Andrew gave his occupation as machinist.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Andrew mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 23 years, 7 months and 9 days old.
  • On 1 Nov 1862 Andrew was promoted to Corporal.
  • On 6 May 1864 Andrew was wounded at The Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, in the head.
  • Andrew was taken prisoner at The Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, where he was acting color sergeant.
  • On 25 May 1864 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Andrew Wilbur Garside was mentioned among the casualties.
  • He died on 15 Nov 1864 at Millen, Jenkins County, Georgia, as a prisoner of war. He was 26 years, 11 months and 12 days old.
  • He was buried in 1864 at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in the family plot.
  • On 20 Jan 1865 Harriett Braman received a pension to surviving family member based on Andrew's service; his wife, received certificate number 54426.
  • Lillian Rosetta Garside was noted in the Lowell Genealogy as follows:
    "At six years of age she became totally blind through an accident, yet graduated at the Perkins Institute at South Boston, Mass., and took a four years course at the Normal School in Framingham, Mass., taking the valedictory in a class of sixteen. she being the only one blind. She took her diploma there and has ever since been a teacher of private pupils. Res. 51 Pearl St., South Framingham, Mass. "
  • Harriett Braman was enumerated as the widow of Andrew Wilbur Garside, of the 15th Massachusetts, in the 1890 Veterans' Schedules of the US Federal Census in Jun 1890 at Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  • Harriett, his wife, outlived Andrew and died on 9 Oct 1902 at Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 60.
  • On 15 Jan 1905 an unknown person received a pension to surviving family member based on Andrew's service; Pension application for a "minor" (his blind daughter) Lillian R. Garside, apparently after the death of her mother.
  • Andrew's daughter, Lillian Rosetta Garside, died and was buried in Oct 1956 at Wildwood Cemetery, Ashland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 96 years and 1 month.
  • Last Edited: 10 Apr 2016

Family: Harriett Braman b. 11 Apr 1842, d. 9 Oct 1902

  • Lillian Rosetta Garside b. 23 Aug 1860, d. 8 Oct 1956
  • Andrew Lowell Garside b. 20 Jan 1862, d. 16 Nov 1862

Moses W. Gatchell

b. 18 February 1837, d. 21 October 1861
  • Father: John Gifford Gatchell b. 1813, d. 15 Oct 1897
  • Mother: Mary Warrall b. 1811, d. 1882
  • Company: K
  • Moses W. Gatchell was born on 18 Feb 1837 at Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island, son of John Gifford Gatchell and Mary Warrall.
  • Moses W. Gatchell was enumerated in the household of John Gifford Gatchell and Mary Warrall in the 1850 US Federal Census on 31 Jul 1850 at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    John G Gatchell, 37, wheelwright, b. MA
    Mary, 39, b. MA
    Jeremiah, 16, wheelwright, b. RI
    Moses, 14, b. RI.
  • Moses W. Gatchell was enumerated in the household of John Gifford Gatchell and Mary Warrall in the 1860 US Federal Census on 25 Jul 1860 at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Gerden G Gatchell, 48, wheelwright, b. MA
    Mary, 49, b. RI
    Jeremiah, 26, b. MA
    Moses, 24, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Moses gave his occupation as mechanic.
  • In 1861 Moses was living at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 1 Aug 1861 Moses mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a Captain, being credited to the quota of Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 24 years, 5 months and 14 days old.
  • On 14 Aug 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Moses W. Gatchell was mentioned in an article about the departure of the Fifteenth Massachusetts from Worcester.
  • He died on 21 Oct 1861 at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, shot while swimming the river. He was 24 years, 8 months and 3 days old.
  • John Floyd Maley wrote a letter to The Webster Times, listing his fellow prisoners, on 27 Oct 1861 from Richmond, Virginia, mentioning Moses W. Gatchell, as follows.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Moses W. Gatchell was mentioned in dispatches or (not necessarily correctly) among the casualties of Ball's Bluff.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Moses W. Gatchell was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • He was buried at Blackstone Cemetery, Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 25 Nov 1892 John White Kimball gave his eye-witness account of the Battle of Ball's Bluff to the Boston Journal, and it was reprinted in the Fitchburg Sentinel.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

John Simon Gates

b. 8 November 1825, d. 15 February 1888
  • Father: Horatio Gates b. 4 Sep 1801, d. 23 Dec 1853
  • Mother: Fidelia Amelia Hall b. between 1807 - 1808
  • Company: H
  • John Simon Gates was born on 8 Nov 1825 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Horatio Gates and Fidelia Amelia Hall.
  • On 23 Dec 1853 his father, Horatio Gates, died at Worthington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, at age 52.
  • John Simon Gates was a shoemaker, at the time of his marriage.
  • On 7 Nov 1854 John Simon Gates, 28, married Ann Elizabeth Sherman, 20, daughter of Austin Drury Sherman and Betsey Sibley, at Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • John Simon Gates and Ann Elizabeth Sherman were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 17 Jul 1860 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    John S. Gates, 32, shoemaker, b. MA (as were all in the family)
    Elizabeth, 24
    Mary J., 3
    Emory, 16, shoemaker, (his brother.)
  • In 1861 John was living at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, John gave his occupation as no occuaption given in Ford's history.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 John mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 35 years, 8 months and 4 days old.
  • On 1 Oct 1861 John ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • Starting 23 Feb 1864, John also served in the 25th Massachusetts Infantry, Company C (giving his occupation as shoemaker.)
  • On 5 Oct 1864 John was transferred to company D.
  • He ended his service with the 25th Massachusetts Infantry on 13 Jul 1865 at Readville, Massachusetts.
  • He and Ann Elizabeth Sherman were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 9 Jun 1870 at Saundersville P. O., Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as :
    Gates, John S., 49, farmer, b. MA
    ---, Elizabeth, 38, b. MA
    ---, Jennie, 13, b. MA.
  • On 27 Dec 1874 John and Ann's daughter, Jennie Gates married Joseph Shambo at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • John Simon Gates and Ann Elizabeth Sherman were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census in Jun 1880 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    John S. GATES, 55, b. MA, farmer
    Elizabeth , 46, b. MA.
    There are no children enumerated in the household.
  • John Simon Gates made application for a veteran's pension on 11 Feb 1887, for service in the 25th Mass., but no certificate is noted in the pension file index.
  • He died on 15 Feb 1888 at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of paralysis. He was 62 years, 3 months and 7 days old.
  • He was buried in Feb 1888 at Fairview Cemetery, Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 5 Jun 1888 Ann E. Gates received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on John's service; his wife, received certificate number 324703. (Note: unknown if this is the same wife as Elizabeth in the 1880 census. )
  • He's surviving family was enumerated in the household of Jennie Mary Gates and Joseph Shambo in the 1900 US Federal Census on 9 Jun 1900 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Shambo, Joseph, b. May 1852, married 26 years, b. MA (of canadia parents)
    ---, Mary J., wife, b. Mar 1857, two of three children living, b. MA
    ---, George W., son, b. Oct 1874, single, b. MA
    Gates, Ann E., mor-in-law, b. Dec 1833, widow, b. MA.
  • Ann outlived John and died on 22 Feb 1920 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 86.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family: Ann Elizabeth Sherman b. 4 Dec 1833, d. 22 Feb 1920

  • Jennie Mary Gates b. 29 Mar 1857, d. 28 Jan 1916

Herman G. Gaudig

b. March 1824, d. 17 March 1906
  • Company: D
  • Herman G. Gaudig was born in Mar 1824 at Prussia, (Germany).
  • He emigrated on 22 Apr 1863 from Dittinger, Prussia, (Germany), arriving in New York, and having left Europe through the port of Antwerp, Belgium, on the ship Dorette. He was alone, a tanner, and gave his final destination as Boston.
  • (Note: in the 1860 and later Franklin County, MA census, there is the family of one Emil Gaudig (b. 14 May 1828 in Saxony, Germany) and his wife Louise. In 1861, Emil enlisted in the 1st MA HA. Given that Herman Gaudig named one of his sons Emil, it is possible that they are brothers or cousins. )
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1863, Herman gave his occupation as currier.

  • On 30 Jul 1863 Herman mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He was 39 years and 4 months old.
  • In May 1864 Herman was wounded at The Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
  • On 27 Jul 1864 Herman ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by administrative transfer to the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as absent sick.

  • Starting 28 Jul 1864, Herman also served in the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company "G."
  • He ended his service by desertion, according to the MASSCW on 21 Jan 1865.
  • Herman G. Gaudig married Margaret Yost, daughter of Adam Yost and Margaret [--?--].
  • Herman G. Gaudig was not enumerated in the household of Adam Yost and Margaret [--?--] in the 1880 US Federal Census on on 4 Jun 1880 at at West St. Clair, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, as:
    Yost, Adam, 59, weaver, b. Prussia
    ---, Margaret, 57, wife, b. Prussia
    Gaudig, Margaret, 27, daughter, married, b. Prussia (his wife)
    ---, Charles, 3, grandson, b. MD
    ---, Anna M., 1, granddaughter, b. PA.
  • Herman Gandig made application at Pennsylvania for a veteran's pension on 5 May 1881, but no certificate was issued.
  • He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at West St. Clair, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, as having served with Co. D, 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1863 to 1864, noting that he received a gunshot wound in both legs at The Wilderness.
  • He and Margaret Yost were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 1 Jun 1900 at West St. Clair, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, as:
    Gaudig, Herman, head, b. Mar 1824, 76, married 25 years, b. Germany, emmig 1863
    ---, Maggie, wife, b. Sep 1854, seven of eight children living, emmig 1872
    ---, Charles, son, b. Mar 1877, single, b. Maryland, day laborer
    ---, Amiel, son, b. Dec 1882, single, b. PA, day laborer
    ---, Adam, son, b. July 1884, single, b. PA, carpet weaver
    ---, Herman, son b. July 1888, single, b. PA
    ---, Harry, son b. June 1891, single, b. PA
    ---, Homer, son, b. Dec 1894, single, b. PA
    Yost, Maggie, mother (in-law), b. Sep 1821, widow, two children living, b. Germany.
  • On 16 Mar 1906 Herman appeared on a list of persons who have received out-door relief during the year 1905, as published in the Bedford Gazette, 1905 Almshouse Report.
  • He died on 17 Mar 1906 at Alum Bank, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He was 82 years old.
  • He was buried in Mar 1906 at Pleasantville Cemetery, Alum Bank, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, as a member of the 15th Massachusetts.
  • On 30 Sep 1916 Margaret Yost received a pension to surviving family member in Pennsylvania based on Herman's service; his wife, but no certificate was issued.
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2014

Family: Margaret Yost b. Sep 1854

  • Charles Henry Stine Gaudig b. 30 May 1877, d. 25 May 1957
  • Anna M. Gaudig b. between 1878 - 1879
  • Emil Carl Gaudig b. 22 Dec 1882, d. 1959
  • Adam Gaudig b. Jul 1884
  • Herman Gaudig Jr. b. 21 Jul 1888
  • Harry Gaudig b. 25 Jun 1891, d. Jan 1963
  • Harry Henry Gaudig b. 25 Aug 1893
  • Homer Felix Gaudig b. 30 Dec 1896, d. 19 May 1959