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PVT Harvey McCallen

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PVT Harvey McCallen

Birth
Death
21 Jan 1908 (aged 75–76)
Burial
Washingtonville, Orange County, New York, USA GPS-Latitude: 41.430245, Longitude: -74.1667292
Plot
237
Memorial ID
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Harvey McCallen died on Tuesday at his home in Washingtonville, of apoplexy and paralysis, aged 75 years. Deceased was born in Walden. At the outbreak of the Civil War he was enlisted in the 56th NY V, from which he was transferred to a cavalry regiment, and served throughout the war. For many years he has been a resident of Washingtonville. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and was a charter member of Isaac Nicoll Post, G.A.R.

On March 6, 1863, he was married to Martha L. Scofield, who survives him. He is also survived by an adopted daughter, Minnie, wife of Rev. John T. Gardiner.

Suggested edit: From the NYS Adj.-Gen.'s report on the 4th NY Provisional Cavalry: "McCOLLIN [sic], HARVEY — Age, 29 years. Enlisted, October 16, 1861, at Newburgh; mustered in as private, Co. C, First [NY] Mounted Rifles, October 16, 1861, to serve three years; re-enlisted, January 1, 1864; designation of regiment changed to Fourth Provisional Cavalry, September 6, 1865; mustered out with company, November 29, 1865." Not located on the roster of the 56th NYSV or 7th NYS Cavalry.
Contributor: Bruce Crandall (47222513) •
Harvey McCallen died on Tuesday at his home in Washingtonville, of apoplexy and paralysis, aged 75 years. Deceased was born in Walden. At the outbreak of the Civil War he was enlisted in the 56th NY V, from which he was transferred to a cavalry regiment, and served throughout the war. For many years he has been a resident of Washingtonville. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and was a charter member of Isaac Nicoll Post, G.A.R.

On March 6, 1863, he was married to Martha L. Scofield, who survives him. He is also survived by an adopted daughter, Minnie, wife of Rev. John T. Gardiner.

Suggested edit: From the NYS Adj.-Gen.'s report on the 4th NY Provisional Cavalry: "McCOLLIN [sic], HARVEY — Age, 29 years. Enlisted, October 16, 1861, at Newburgh; mustered in as private, Co. C, First [NY] Mounted Rifles, October 16, 1861, to serve three years; re-enlisted, January 1, 1864; designation of regiment changed to Fourth Provisional Cavalry, September 6, 1865; mustered out with company, November 29, 1865." Not located on the roster of the 56th NYSV or 7th NYS Cavalry.
Contributor: Bruce Crandall (47222513) •

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4th NY CAV
Aged 77 years



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  • Created by: djee
  • Added: Jun 22, 2019
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/200374115/harvey-mccallen: accessed ), memorial page for PVT Harvey McCallen (Jan 1832–21 Jan 1908), Find a Grave Memorial ID 200374115, citing Washingtonville Cemetery, Washingtonville, Orange County, New York, USA; Maintained by djee (contributor 47273767).