Westerlo during the Civil War

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY
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Civil War Drum, Westerlo, NY Town Park 09/09/06<br.> from d a murphy's photostream on Flickr

Regiments in which men from Westerlo served

7th Regiment, New York Heavy Artillery

There were at least 24 men from Westerlo who served in the 7th Regiment. Some of the Regiments major battle were at Petersburg, Cold Harbor, Weldon Station, Spotsylvania. Three of the men from Westerlo were killed in battle, or later died of their wounds. Seven were wounded. Six were captured, five of whom died in prison of their wounds, starvation or disease.

Click here for more about the 7th Regiment and a listing of the men from the Hilltowns who served in it.



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