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Col Nathan A Coryell

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Col Nathan A Coryell

Birth
Tioga County, New York, USA
Death
24 Mar 1898 (aged 82)
Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
Burial
Delanson, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Plot
Sec 1d - lot 41
Memorial ID
86510944 View Source

Enlisted as a Captain at age 44 in the Army

Commissioned an officer in Company A, New York 89th Infantry Regiment on 18 Dec 1861.
Promoted to Full Lt Colonel on 04 Oct 1862.
Mustered out on 17 Feb 1863 at Newport News, VA.

Was a member of the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

Father: George Coryell
Mother: Clarissa Catlin Cuningham
Spouse: Margaret Frances Coryell
Children: Clarence Catlin Coryell
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Col. Nathan Coryell died at his residence on Parker Street, Ithaca, N. Y. Thursday night in the eighty third year of his age.

He was born in Tioga county and in his earlier life was associated with Mr. Cook in the bank at Havana.

When Sumter was fired upon he was one of the first men to report for duty at Washington. During that summer he assisted in recruiting the 89th regt. N. Y. S. V., and was captain of Co. A. He took part in several of the great battles, and after two years service his health broke down and he retired with rank of colonel.

Subsequently he was a civil engineer of the D.& H. R. R., and was also paymaster of the Albany and Susquehanna branch. Since his retirement he has lived quietly at his home in Ithaca.

He leaves to mourn his loss a widow and five children.
The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Interment in Grove cemetery.

Source: Quaker Street Review, March 31, 1898

Enlisted as a Captain at age 44 in the Army

Commissioned an officer in Company A, New York 89th Infantry Regiment on 18 Dec 1861.
Promoted to Full Lt Colonel on 04 Oct 1862.
Mustered out on 17 Feb 1863 at Newport News, VA.

Was a member of the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

Father: George Coryell
Mother: Clarissa Catlin Cuningham
Spouse: Margaret Frances Coryell
Children: Clarence Catlin Coryell
__________________________________________


Col. Nathan Coryell died at his residence on Parker Street, Ithaca, N. Y. Thursday night in the eighty third year of his age.

He was born in Tioga county and in his earlier life was associated with Mr. Cook in the bank at Havana.

When Sumter was fired upon he was one of the first men to report for duty at Washington. During that summer he assisted in recruiting the 89th regt. N. Y. S. V., and was captain of Co. A. He took part in several of the great battles, and after two years service his health broke down and he retired with rank of colonel.

Subsequently he was a civil engineer of the D.& H. R. R., and was also paymaster of the Albany and Susquehanna branch. Since his retirement he has lived quietly at his home in Ithaca.

He leaves to mourn his loss a widow and five children.
The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Interment in Grove cemetery.

Source: Quaker Street Review, March 31, 1898

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