John Bembleton
Company M, Twelfth New York Cavalry, enlisted December 20, 1863; discharged July 3, 1865.



Ozias Chew

Ozias was born May 1837, the son of William and Eliza (Thompson) Chew. He enlisted in the Civil War on 26 Jun 1862 as a Private. Enlisted in Company M, New York 12th Cavalry Regiment on 24 Nov 1863. Was a POW but survived the war. Mustered out on 29 Jun 1865. He married Lucy Jack and they had the following children; Lydia, Jefferson, Elvira, Sidney, Garfield and Carolina Chew. Buried in Mt. Hope Cemetary on the Tuscarora Reservation.


Cornelius C. Cusick


First Lieutenant Cornelius Charles Cusick commanded Company F 22nd Infantry
at the Battle of Wolf Mountain.

He served as a 2nd LT and then 1st LT in the 132nd New York Infantry during the
Civil War, 1862-1865. Commissioned a 2nd Lieutnenant in the 13th US Infantry
in June 1866, was transferred to the 31st Infantry in September 1866.

When the 31st Infantry was consolidated into the 22nd Infantry in May 1869,
Cusick became part of the 22nd Infantry, and served out his career in that unit.

He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on August 5, 1872, and Captain on January 1, 1888.
He retired on January 14, 1892. Of his 29 years Army service, Cusick served
23 of those years in the 22nd Infantry.






Alvis (Alfrus) Hewitt
Alvis HewittServed New York for the Union. Enlisted as Private August 30, 1862 at the age of 18.









Jeremiah Peter
Company D, One Hundred and Thirty-second New York Infantry, enlisted October 28, 1863; discharged July 3, 1865.



Edward Spencer (Anderson)
Company A, Thitry-fifth New Jersey Infantry, enlisted March 10, 1865; discharged May 26, 1865.



Soldiers' Widows


Charlotte Mountpleasant
Widow of Clinton Mountpleasant, who served in the Thirty-first New Jersey Volunteers, Colored Brigade.

Sarah AnnThompson
Widow of NicodemusThomson, Company M ,Twelfth New York Cavalry.

Elizabeth Johnson
Widow of Elijah Johnson, Battery K, First New York Artillery, who enlisted April 16, 1864, and was discharged November 10, 1865.

Eliza Green
Widow, of Charles Green, of Company K, One Hundred and Twentieth New York Infantry.

Sarah Bembleton
Widow of Daniel Bembleton, Company M, Twelfth New York Cavalry.

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