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Jeremiah Costine
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Birth: May 15, 1840
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Nov. 24, 1902
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

Enlisted Sept. 13, 1858 at Boston, Mass., assigned to Troop H, 3rd U.S. Cavalry, appointed Corporal April 11, 1861. Honorably discharged Sept. 13, 1863 at expiration of term of service. Re-enlisted Sept. 23, 1863 at Carlisle, Pa. and assigned to Troop A, 5th U.S. Cavalry. Appointed Corporal Aug. 31, 1864, promoted to Sergeant April 18, 1864, appointed Color Bearer of Reserve Brigade, 1st Division Cavalry Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Dec. 10, 1864. Wounded at Five Forks, Va. April 1, 1865 (Gun shot in right leg-horse wounded at same time), also wounded at Sailors Creek, Va. April 6, 1865, honorably discharged Sept. 23, 1868.

-Navajo Expedition, New Mexico, Sept. 9 to Dec. 25, 1858
-Action at Cold Spring, Oct. 13, 1860
-Operations against the Mescalero Apaches, 1861
-Skirmish at Mesilla, July 25
-San Augustine Spring, July 27
-Canada Alamosa, Sept. 2
-near Fort Thorn, Sept. 26
-Engagement at Val Verde, Feb. 21, 1862
-Apache Canyon, March 26
-Glorietta Pigeon Ranch, March 28
-Albuquerque, April 9
-Peralto, April 15
-Marched from Fort Union, New Mexico to Jefferson Barracks, Mo., Sept. 30-Nov. 23
-Transfered to the District of Memphis, Dec. 17, 1862, attached to the 16th Corps and on duty here until Oct. 1863
-Bristol, Va. Campaign, Oct. 14-22, 1863
-Skirmish at Bristol Station, Oct. 18
-Hazel River and Culpeper, Nov. 8
-Operations, Onemine Run, Nov. 26-Dec. 2
-Demonstrations on the Rapidan, Feb. 6-7, 1864
-Custer's Raid, Feb. 28-March 1
-Skirmishes near Stanardsville, Feb. 29-Mar. 1
-Charlottesville, Feb. 29
-Burtons Ford, March 1
-Campaign from the Rapidan to Petersburg, May 4 to June 15
-Battles of the Wilderness, May 5-7
-near Todds Tavern, May 7-8
-Battles about Spotsylvania, May 8-21
-Sheridan's Raid on Richmond, May 9-24
-Actions at Beaver Dam Station and North Anna River, May 10
-Ground Squirrel Bridge, Allen Station, Ashland and Yellow Tavern, May 11
-Defences of Richmond and Meadow Bridge, May 12
-Haws Shop, May 28
-Old Church, May 30-31
-Cold Harbor, June 1-3
-Bottoms Bridge, June 2
-Trevillian Raid, June 7-24
-Action at Trevillian Station, June 11
-Mallorys Crossroads, June 12
-Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, July 27-29
-Millrood Pike, Aug. 11-12
-Leetown and Smithfield, Aug. 20-29
-Battle of Winchester, Sept. 19
-Fishers Hill, Sept. 22
-Front Royal, Sept. 23-25
-near Woodstock, Toms Brook, Oct. 8-9
-Battle of Cedar Creek, Oct. 19
-Raid from Winchester to Petersburg, Feb. 27 to Mar. 24, 1865
-Action at Waynesboro, March 2
-Destruction of the James River Canal, March 6-11
-Dinwiddie Court House, March 29
-Gravelly Run, March 30
-Boydton Plank Road, March 31
-Battle of Five Forks, April 1
-Tabernacle Church, April 4
-Deatonville Road and Sailors Creek, Apr. 6
-Appomattox Station, April 8
-Appomattox Court House and Surrender of Lee's Army, April 9
-Expedition to South Boston, April 24-29
-Grand Review, Washington D.C., May 23

Commissioned Captain, Co. G., R.I. Guards, April 25, 1873, served to May 4, 1874, promoted Colonel, served to May 20, 1876. Member of Police Force of Prov., R.I., April 28, 1875 to Feb. 2, 1902. Served as Captain 21 years, appointed drillmaster, March 4, 1902.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Costine (____ - 1852)
  Hanorah O'Brien Costine (____ - 1855)
 
 Siblings:
  James Costine (____ - 1887)*
  Catherine Costine (____ - 1883)*
  Jeremiah Costine (1840 - 1902)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: s/o James & Hanorah (O'Brien); born Cloyne, Co. Cork, Ireland
 
Burial:
Saint Francis Cemetery
Pawtucket
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Apr 08, 2006
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