Northrup, Joseph B.
From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY
Joseph was born in Berne at about 1841, a son of Alvah Northrup and Mariah Ball
|Place of Birth:||Berne, NY|
|Names of Parents:||Alvah (Northrup) and Mariah Ball|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||21 August 1862|
|State Served:||New York|
|Date of Death:||21 Sept. 1862 a month after enlisting.|
|Place of Death:||West Troy, NY|
|Cause of Death:||Accidental Drowning|
|Place of Burial:||Berne, NY|
|Additional Remarks:Enlisted at the age of 21 to serve three years. "Drowned at West Troy N.Y. Sept 21, 1863 and burried in Bern NY"  He and his friend from Berne, Timothy McCarty, who had enlisted with him a month earlier both drowned.
Born in Berne, age 21, farmer, Gray eyes, Black hair, Dark complexion, 5'4" tall.
|Sources Used: Heroes of Albany County; Howell, George Rogers, History of the County of Albany, NY from 1609-1886, W. W. Munsell & Co., 1886, page 817 recorded Joseph P. Northrop; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York|
He was drowned at West Troy, September 21, 1865, and was buried in Berne. Also drowned at the same time was his friend Timothy McCarty from Berne.
Additional Research Notes
Heroes of Albany
"Joseph B. Northrup, enlisted in Company I, Sixty-first Regiment, September 15, 1862, and was drowned at West Troy, September 21, 1862. Buried in Bern."
Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
Drowned at West Troy N.Y. Sept 21, 1863 and burried in Bern NY
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
- ↑ 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Annual Report of the Adjutant General or the State of New York
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Clark, Rufus Wheelwright, "Heroes of Albany; A memorial of the Patriot-martyrs of the City and County", 1867