Civil War Reunion 1913


Others Will Join

There were 56 in Party to Start from Dunkirk

Dunkirk, June 29.  Civil War veterans numbering 56 left here this morning in special cars on the Pennsylvania railroad for Gettysburg.  The party was made up of seventeen men from Dunkirk, twenty from Fredonia, seven from Forestville, ten from Brocton and two from Lily Dale.  Other veterans joined the party at Silver Creek and other points between this city and Buffalo.

The following Dunkirk veterans were in the party:  Alexander Williams, Ninth N.Y. Cavalry; William H. Winchester, George E. Gibson and Christian Fandt; 112 NY Infantry; Henry Sheward, 56th NY Infantry; Frank J. Upson, Samuel M. Chesbro, 75th N.Y. Infantry; John Bourne, John Kugler, 72nd N.Y. Infantry; Fernando M. Potter, 25th Massachusetts Infantry; George O. Durrell, 120th N.Y. Infantry; Charles E. H. Fell, 77th N.Y. Infantry; Frank Timmons, Fifteenth N.Y. Heavy Artillery; Oscar Wheelock, 95th N.Y. Infantry; George E. Fletcher, 58th National Guards; George Francis of Horton, Kan., here on a visit, 78th N.Y. Infantry, Mrs. Samuel H. Chesbro accompanied by her husband.  The Lily Dale veterans were Ira Brownell and P.H. Farnham.

The Forestville veterans were David T. Smith, Nathan Heald, David Pierce, William E. Candee, Charles Stafford, LeRoy Lord and James Reddington.  The Brocton veterans were John Bullock, A.A. Fay, A. Mathewson, T.K. Timms, Lew Chapman, Levi Paddock, D.T. Taub, S.P. Morse, E.D. Morse and Charles Hodge.

Those from Fredonia were Jesse A. Putnam, Levi Derby, A.B. Cobb, Levant H. Derby, D.O. Ramsdell, George Blood, Jacob Ruch, Joseph McNeight, George Cranston, J.M. Pettit, David Thayer, Alfred Morrison, Henry Damon, M.L. Shannon, H. P. Perrin, George Harris, Solomon Wheeler, H.F. Weaver, Lucius Jone Jr.