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Henry Danforth
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Birth: 1841
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 1864
Georgia, USA

Pvt. Henry Danforth - Company H, 123rd New York Volunteer Infantry. Age, 21
years. Enlisted, August 13, 1862, at Salem to serve three years; mustered in as
private, September 4, 1862; wounded in action, July 20, 1864 at Peach Tree
Creek, Georgia; died of his wounds, July 31, 1864, at hospital in Kingston,
Georgia. Buried in the Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia.

Second head stone in the Evergreen Cemetery in Salem, New York

Whitehall Chronicle. FRIDAY MORNING, AUG. 5, 1864. From the 123d Regiment. Field
Hospital, near Atlanta, Ga., July 23d, 1864. I snatch a few moments from
attentions to the wounded and dying, to relieve your anxiety. Our whole line was
attacked by the enemy on the afternoon of the 20th, and suffered terribly. The
First Brigade sustained their reputation. The enemy was repulsed after a
vigorous fight of two hours or more. Our Regiment reports the following
disasters: "Co. H — drummer Henry Danforth, leg". by M WHITE

Located at Duke University - Correspondence includes Henry Danforth, his cousin
William, and William's brother Aaron. Letters from Henry start at Kelley's Ford,
Rappahannock River, Va., August 28th, 1862. All the letters in this collection
are mostly of a personal nature; some discuss the death of William and Aaron's
brother Lambert, who died in service. 6 items.


 
 
Inscription:
Co H 123 Reg N Y Inf
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Salem
Washington County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Nancy D
Record added: Nov 25, 2011
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Henry Danforth
Added by: Nancy D
 
Henry Danforth
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- Nancy D
 Added: Nov. 26, 2011
 
 
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