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Rubbings (#47671529)
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Bio Photo Retired US Navy Veteran ( 10 Years ). I've been concentrating on Civil War Navy Vets and Sailors Lost at Sea. Please have a look at my Virtual Cems and maybe leave some Flowers.

If you have any Sailors your not interested in managing Transfer them to me I'd be happy to research them !!!!!!

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Karen Bracey
Find A Grave Memorial# 37640294
Could you please tell me your source for Thomas' Middle initial and his place of birth?
Added by Karen Bracey on Nov 22, 2015 5:29 PM
Mary Phalan
Jogn Griscom stone
Hi, I filled your request for a picture of John Griscom's stone. This stone was totally unreadable, but its location surrounded by other Griscoms gave me assurance this was him. If we find this was not so I will be happy to remove it.
Added by Mary Phalan on Nov 20, 2015 3:05 PM
USS Chenango 1864
I am trying to locate the graves of members of the USS Chenango through Apr 1864 - the great boiler explosion. I have noticed that some of the Seamen Weir, Wilson, and Fireman Bone were originally buried in the Hospital Burying Ground - but do not show up in roster for Cypress Hills. 1st Ast Engr Cahill was removed to Baltimore, and Actg 2nd Engr Root was first listed for Greenwood, and later Evergreen in NJ - but he appears in CT's burial list. I have located gravesite's 2nd Ast Engr Murray and Actg 3rd Ast Engr White. Sailors Macomby and Mitchell were supposedly taken by family for burial elsewhere.

Have you been able to identify the burial locations of other crew members?

I have set up a virtual cemetery for the crew. We can discuss.
Added by Maclilus on Oct 23, 2015 9:18 AM
Steven Wiezbicki
Priv. William W. Adams, Co. I, 169th N.Y.

Hi Rubbings,

Are you related to Priv. William W. Adams, Co. I, 169th N.Y. (Find A Grave Memorial# 33526628)?


- Steve Wiezbicki, Historian of the 169th N.Y.
Added by Steven Wiezbicki on Oct 13, 2015 12:42 AM
david mooring
john howell
Hi have made contact with the lady that has all the records for the cheritone road grave.sorry but there is no record of john in the grave yard?she did say there was 10,000 people in there.but I now have the lay out of the grave yard.are you shore it was cheritone rd?there is a big army grave in Folkestone,my be in there? Let me no if you wish me to look? My email is
Added by david mooring on Oct 03, 2015 3:08 PM
Hans Anderson
Thank you for doing research on my 3rd great grandfather. It is greatly appreciated.

Added by Lori on Sep 13, 2015 1:28 PM
Sandra Moore Jackson
Hi Rubbing, are you still active ???????
Added by Sandra Moore Jackson on May 16, 2015 3:08 PM
Sandra Moore Jackson
George A Shunk
Please do your Edits, my uncle Jerry Shunk father and mother, Thank you
Added by Sandra Moore Jackson on May 14, 2015 8:34 AM
B.J. Waters
Richard Bacot #72956169
I'm wondering if you could tell me what the CSS Chicora and Palmetto have to do with Lt. Bacot. While the photo caption provides a nice history lesson on ironclads, I can't see how this is relevant to Lt. Bacot's memorial. I had one more photo to add but there isn't room. The guidelines for photos on a memorial is that we should add photos of the person, family portraits and certain documents are acceptable. Not sure a photo and article about the type of ship he served on would be included in that list. And the other "photo" of the CSS Arkansas, although does not fit in any category suggested by the FAQs, is at least the ship he purportedly served on.

Added by B.J. Waters on Mar 23, 2015 11:57 PM
Steven M
Samuel C. Green (#91463659)
This man did not serve in the US Navy, but in the US Army.

He served as an enlisted soldier from August 1840 until October 1847, and as an officer May 1861 until December 1870.
Added by Steven M on Mar 19, 2015 12:53 PM
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