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New York 98th Infantry, Company B (Union)

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Company mustered in on January 1st, 1862. Company mustered out of service on August 31st, 1865 at Richmond, Va, New York.

Company was also known as:

  • Company B, Malone and Lyon Regiment, New York

Notable Battles:

  • Jerusalem Plank Road fought on June 24th, 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia (5 wounded, 3 died, 1 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 185
  • First Enlistment Place: Palmyra, New York, USA
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Malone, New York (31 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-10-23 (22 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-08-31 (41 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Malone, New York, United States (17 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1864: Poughkeepsie, New York (31 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1890: Franklin, New York, USA (10 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 15 -- Osborne, Joseph (Musician)
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 47 -- Hill, David
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 26.3 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 23.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 23 (12%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 7 (3%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 24 (12%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 25 (13%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

  • (Sergeant, November 1861 - November 1861; Corporal, November 1861 - June 1863)
  • Andrews, Jay (Fifer/Musician, December 1861 - April 1862)
  • Angevine, William F (Captain, November 1864 - August 1865)
  • Atkins, Alfred (Captain, January 1864 - December 1864)
  • Banker, Silas Kent (Corporal, December 1861 - June 1863)
  • Bastian, Evert (^Sergeant, October 1861 - October 1862; Corporal, October 1862 - January 1864; Sergeant, January 1864 - August 1865)
  • Beatty, James (Corporal/Fourth Corporal, October 1861 - June 1862)
  • Bell, Anson R. (Second Sergeant, October 1861 - November 1864; Corporal/Quatermaster Sergeant/Quartermaster Sergeant, November 1864 - August 1865)
  • Belville, Louis (Corporal/Sergeant/Seventh Corporal, October 1861 - June 1863)
  • Blaisdell, John A. (Sergeant, November 1861 - October 1864; Corporal/Sergeant, October 1864 - November 1864)
  • Booth, George H. (^First Lieutenant, September 1864 - December 1864)
  • Broadwell, Wolcott (%Drummer, November 1861 - November 1861; Musician/Drummer, November 1861 - May 1862)
  • Conant, Charles B (Sergeant, October 1861 - ?)
  • Copping, George (Sergeant, October 1864 - November 1864)
  • Danford, William (#^Corporal, November 1861 - May 1865)
  • David, William (Sergeant/Surgeon, October 1861 - September 1862)
  • Davids, Ambrose (Sergeant, October 1861 - December 1864; Corporal/Sergeant, December 1864 - August 1865)
  • Duffy, Thomas (Sergeant, October 1861 - June 1863)
  • Flinn, William (Sargeant/Sergeant, October 1861 - November 1861)
  • Gile, Hiram P (Captain/First Sergeant, October 1861 - September 1862; Second Lieutenant, September 1862 - February 1863)
  • Hardy, James D. (Corporal, May 1864 - June 1864; Sergeant, June 1864 - August 1865)
  • Howland, Hiram (Sergeant, December 1863 - February 1864; Assistant Surgeon, February 1864 - June 1865)
  • King, Henry H. (^Captain, January 1862 - October 1864; Corporal, October 1864 - August 1865)
  • Lake, George W. (Sergeant, April 1864 - August 1865)
  • Lewis, Frederick (Captain, December 1861 - May 1862; Sergeant Major, May 1862 - October 1862)
  • Lewis, Frederick (Captain, December 1861 - May 1862; Sergeant Major, May 1862 - November 1862; Captain/Sergeant, November 1862 - December 1864)
  • Lookup, Charles (%Corporal, 1861 - November 1861; Corporal, January 1862 - May 1862)
  • Lynn, Henry (Corporal, October 1861 - June 1862)
  • Lynn, Henry (#Corporal, September 1861 - January 1864; First Sergeant, January 1864 - July 1864; Sergeant/Corporal, July 1864 - August 1865)
  • Lynn, William H H (Sergeant, October 1861 - November 1862)
  • Maltby, Josiah P. (Musician, October 1863 - March 1864)
  • Marra, Thomas (^Drummer/Musician, 1864 - August 1865)
  • McCarter, James (%Wagoner, December 1861 - March 1863)
  • McCullough, John (^Sergeant, September 1861 - October 1861; Corporal/Lieutenant, October 1861 - November 1862; Sergeant, November 1862 - April 1865; Second Lieutenant/Sergeant, April 1865 - August 1865)
  • McGrath, John (^Corporal, October 1861 - January 1865)
  • Meadows, Luke (Colored Cook, June 1863 - June 1864)
  • Osborne, Joseph (Musician, February 1864 - August 1865)
  • Patnoe, Barney (Musician, March 1864 - August 1865)
  • Peck, Henry W. (Corporal, November 1861 - November 1862)
  • Pinder, John (Corporal, July 1865 - August 1865)
  • Powers, Thomas J (Engineer, July 1864 - December 1864)
  • Randall, Henry C (Corporal, July 1865 - August 1865)
  • Ransom, Cassius M. (^%Second Lieutenant/Sergeant, May 1864 - July 1864)
  • Roseo, Christopher (^Corporal, August 1862 - August 1865)
  • Ross, Jesan O (^%Sergeant, November 1861 - June 1862)
  • Russell, Benjamin (Captain, October 1861 - September 1862)
  • Russell, Charles L. (Second Lieutenant, October 1861 - July 1862)
  • Sperry, Lyman B. (Corporal, October 1862 - March 1863; Sergeant, March 1863 - September 1864)
  • Stanton, Daniel H. (Lieutenant/Second Lieutenant, October 1861 - 1862; First Lieutenant And Adjutant, June 1863 - June 1863)
  • Stanton, George W (Corporal, November 1861 - January 1862)
  • Thurber, George B (Fourth Sergeant/Sergeant, October 1861 - October 1861)
  • Weaver, Isaac (Musician, January 1864 - August 1865)
  • Wilber, Alonzo E (%Corporal, November 1861 - April 1862)
  • Wood, John J. (Captain/First Lieutenant, October 1861 - September 1862; Captain, September 1862 - May 1863)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)