Bell, William Perry

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


William Perry Bell was born December 16, 1840, in Berne, the son of Chauncey Gilbert Bell and his wife Magdalen.

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Name: William Perry Bell
Enlistment Date: October 29,1862[1]
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY[1]
Enlistment Rank: Private[1]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 177th Infantry[1], New York V.I.
Company: Company C
Muster Out Date: September 10, 1863[1]
Muster Out Place: Albany, NY[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 21 to serve 9 months.[1]

Born in Berne, NY, aged 21, Peddler, Black eyes, Brown hair, Light complexion, 5'7-1/2" tall.[2]

Sources Used: George H. Warner 1863 Diary, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York for the year 1905.



Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Annual Report of the Adjutant General or the State of New York for the year 1905
  2. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases