Posts Tagged ‘Clark/Sills’

Edward Prascey Sills

January 28, 2009

Born in New York in 1839, Edward Sills does not appear in the 1860 census. In 1870, he lived in Baltimore with his wife Sallie (May) aged 28 and mother Ann (Moorhead) Sills, aged 63. His given occupation was real estate agent. Edward and Sallie were married in Philadelphia in 1868. In 1880, Edward and Sallie were living in St. Louis, and in 1910 and 1920 they lived in Chicago, where he worked as a broker.

No service record has been found.


James F. Macy

August 28, 2008

In 1850, James Macy was 17, and lived with his family in Nantucket. His father Charles was listed as a cooper, older brothers were listed as mariners, and James was listed as a carpenter. James married Cynthia Clark of New Bedford in 1855; neither appears in the 1860 census.

James Macy was reported lost at sea in July 1861. He did not serve in the Civil War.

John William Sills

July 21, 2008

Although he was born in Baltimore in 1845, John W. Sills does not appear to be in the 1860 census. In 1870, Sills was living in Baltimore with wife Sadie (Clark) and children Frances (2) and Edward (9 mos.). He was a bookeeper.

No service record appears for Sills.

Theodore B. Hazzard

July 17, 2008

in 1860, Theodore B. Hazzard, a 23 year old carriage painter, was living with his wife Hannah (Clark) in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was listed as a painter in censuses thereafter, in Attleboro, Mass.

No service record has been found.

Daniel Gardner Taber

July 17, 2008

In 1860, Daniel Taber was living in New Bedford, Massachusetts with his second wife Carrie (Clark) and two sons by his first marriage. His occupation is given as ambrotypist.

He was blown up in the ironclad Tecumseh, in the Battle of Mobile Bay, on August 5, 1864. Carrie Taber remarried after the war.

William H. Ingersoll

July 16, 2008

William H. Ingersoll was living in Brooklyn in 1860, working as a lawyer. He was 22. He enlisted in Company C, 13th Cavalry Regiment New York on 14 Dec 1863. He was promoted to Full 1st Sergeant on 4 Mar 1865. His unit was merged into Company H, 3rd Prov’l Cavalry Regiment New York on 17 Aug 1865. He was promoted to Full Sergeant (Reduced in rank) on 12 Sep 1865. Ingersoll mustered out on 21 Sep 1865 at Camp Barry, Washington, DC.

The 13th was in northern Virginia most of 1864, and 1865 until the end of the war: Near Vienna December 16. Fairfax Court House December 22. Scout from Vienna to Leesburg December 25-27. Scout from Vienna to Hopewell Gap December 28-31. Front Royal February 20, 1864. Scout from Vienna to Farmwell February 25-26, Scout from Vienna toward Upperville April 28-May 1. Carter’s Farm May 1, Near Aldie June 11 and July 9. Mt. Zion Church, near Aldie, July 6. Scout from Falls Church July 18-21 (Detachment). Fairfax Station August 8. Blue Ridge Mountains August 10. Annandale September 3. Culpeper September 4. Near Centreville September 13. Fairfax Station September 17. Culpeper September 22. Salem and White Plains October 5-7. Moseby’s Camp October 14. Union Mills October 16. Piedmont October 19. Near Fall’s Church October 22. Rectorstown December 21. Lewinsville January 1, 1865. Near Broad Run February 3. Near Leesburg February 6. Near Peach Grove March 12 (Detachment). Near Dranesville March 18 (Detachment).

After the war, Ingersoll returned to the practice of law, married Adelaide Clark, and had three children by the 1870 census. He was still living in Brooklyn in the 1880 census, but died in the 1890s.