Dietz, Isaac M.

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Isaac Dietz was born on October 12, 1839 to Elijah Deitz (B. Dec 29, 1818, D. Aug 10, 1869) and Nancy Mattice (B. Dec 2, 1819, D. Oct 10, 1859).[1] His middle initial has been recorded both as M. and as H. for Henry[1] . He was the oldest of six children.[1]

Marriage & Children

On September 29, 1864, he married Sophia Hydon in Wright, Schoharie County, NY.[1] She was born in about 1843 and was the daughter of Henry Hydon and his wife Rachel.[1]

Military Service

Name: Isaac H. Deitz
Enlistment Date: 30 Oct 1862
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 3rd Infantry
Company: Company G
Wounded on: 16 Jun 1864
Wounded at: Drury's Bluff, VA(Drewy's Bluff)
Discharged for Disability on: 16 Jun 1865
Discharged at: Albany, NY
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 23 to serve three years.

Born in Berne, NY, Farmer, Black eyes, Dark hair, Olive complexion, 5'3-1/2" tall.[2]

Sources Used:, American Civil War Soldiers; 1865 census, Berne, Albany Co., NY; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the year 1898


Isaac died in 1872 at Albany, NY.[3] His widow received her pension on December 3, 1921 in NY


Additional Research Notes

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  2. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases
  3. Civil War Pension Records @