Bell, Hiram C.

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Hiram Bell was born in Rensselaerville at about 1837, a son of Jesse and Paulina Bell.

Marriage & Children

Military Service

91st Infantry Battle Flag

Residence: Rensselaerville
Enlistment Date: 22 November 1861
Enlistment Place: Albany
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 91st Infantry
Company: Company H
Reenlisted: 1 January 1864
Died: 24 September 1864
Place of Death: General Hospital, New Orleans, LA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 24 to serve 3 years

Born in Rensselaerville, aged 27 years, Farmer, Blue eyes, Light hair, Light complexion, 5'3" tall.[1]

Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York, Roster of 91st Infantry.



Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts New York, Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts of New York State Volunteers, United States Sharpshooters, and United States Colored Troops [ca. 1861-1900]. (microfilm, 1185 rolls). Albany, New York: New York State Archives.


  1. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases