Warner, George H.
George H. Warner was born in 1842 in Berne. He was the son of John Warner and Catherine West and the brother of Peter W. Warner, who died of disease Andersonville Prison while he was serving in the Civil War.
|Place of Birth:||Berne, Albany County, NY|
|Date of Birth:||1845|
|Names of Parents:||John (Warner) and Catherine West|
|Term of Enlistment:||9 months|
|Enlistment Date:||18 October 1862 or 1 Oct 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany or Knox|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||177th Infantry Regiment New York|
|Muster Out Date:||10 Sep 1863 |
|Muster Out Place:||Albany|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18 to serve 9 months. "Died of Disease acquired in Service Sept 28, 1863 at his home before being discharged. Buried at Luth Church Cemetery Bern"
Born in Berne, NY in 1842, Age 18, Laborer, Blue eyes, Brown hair, Light complexion, 5'6" tall.
|Sources Used: Heroes of Albany, and Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York for the year 1905.|
He died September 28, 1863 from sickness he had contracted while serving in the Union Army in Louisiana. His body was returned to Berne and he was buried in the Beaverdam Cemetery. (In Heroes of Albany it says he was buried in the Lutheran Church Cemetery, but that does not seem to be correct.)
Additional Research Notes
Diaries of George H. Warner
The Civil War diaries of George H. Warner from 1862 and 1863 are posted on the Berne Historical Project site. George was 17 when he went off to war. He returned home less than a year later and died September 28, 1863 from sickness he had contracted while serving in the Union Army in Louisiana. The following January his younger brother, Peter William Warner, lied about his age and joined the Union Army. Peter died November 1864 in Andersonville Prison at the age of 15.
An entry from the back of the book:<br.> List of Soldiers in the Albany Co. Regiment from Berne Residence: Lucius Ball, Henry Ball, John B. Shultes, Charles Bogardus (all from Switzkill), William Mc Cullouch (Reidsville), William Wilbur, Henry Post, Jacob Haverly (all from Berneville), Nelson Matice, Orville Merihue, William Haverly, William Blade (all from Peori), Elias Shafer (Switzkill), Siras Barber, William Shultes, Adison Miller, James Fermin, G. H. Warner, J. D. Wood, Alonzo Ludden, George Stiner David Stiner, Isac Dietz, Joel Wilson (all from Knox), David Gathan (Ren), Oct. 13- Albert Bell, Charles Hochstrasser, Charles Rinhart, William Bell, Norton Zeh.
Heroes of Albany|Heroes of Albany
GEORGE H. WARNER was born in Bern, 1844. He enlisted in the Tenth Regiment, Co. C, October 1, 1862, and died at home of disease taken in the service, September 28, 1863. He was buried at the Lutheran church Cemetery, Bern.
Died of Disease acquired in Service Sept 28, 1863 at his home before being discharged. Buried at Luth Church Cemetery Bern
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Annual Report of the Adjutant General or the State of New York for the year 1905
- Dutch Settlers Society Transcription of Berne Cemeteries