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Safford, Joseph A.

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Enlisted: 8/13/1862
Discharged:
8/15/1865
Age at Enlistment:
21
Residence:
Canton
Occupation:
Farmer
Nativity:
Canton
Wife’s Name:
Phebe E. Russell
Died:
5/28/1894, Spring Lake Township, MI
Cemetery: Spring Lake,
Spring Lake Township, MI
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Safford, Winfield S.

No Pension

Enlisted: 7/26/1862  
Age at Enlistment:
21
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Farmer
Nativity:
Canton
Never married
Died:
7/1/1863, Gettysburg, PA
Cemetery: Kinyon,
Canton Township, MI
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Seeley, James S.

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Enlisted: 8/8/1862
Discharged:
8/7/1863
Age at Enlistment:
35
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Farmer
Nativity:
New York
Wife’s Name:
Catharine Elizabeth Churchill
Died:
6/8/1882, Otisville, NY
Cemetery: Laurel Grove,
Port Jervis, NY
 
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Photo courtesy of Roger Joslyn, CG

Shattuck, Lucius L.

No Pension

Enlisted: 8/5/1862   
Age at Enlistment:
25
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Farmer
Nativity:
Plymouth
Never married
Died:
7/1/1863, Gettysburg, PA
Cemetery: Body not recovered at Gettysburg
 
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24th Michigan Infantry Monument at Gettysburg National Military Park

Sherwood, John A.

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Enlisted: 8/9/1862   
Age at Enlistment:
31
Residence:
Nankin
Occupation:
Joiner
Nativity:
New York
Never married
Died:
6/10/1865, Salisbury, NC
Cemetery: Unknown
   

Sherwood, William E. 

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Enlisted: 8/12/1862
Discharged:
6/30/1865 
Age at Enlistment:
27
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Agent
Nativity:
New York
Wife’s Name:
Eliza Jane Larrabee
Died:
12/17/1918, Youngstown, OH
Cemetery: Riverside, Plymouth, MI
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Soper, George W. 

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Enlisted: 8/9/1862
Age at Enlistment:
27
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Joiner
Nativity:
Canton
Wife’s Name:
Deborah M. Huffman
Died:
11/27/1862, York, PA
Cemetery: Prospect Hill, York, PA
 
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Photo courtesy of Joyce Strong

Southworth, Otis

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Enlisted: 8/9/1862
Age at Enlistment:
28
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Engineer
Nativity:
New York
Wife’s Name:
Harriet S. Derby
Died:
7/1/1863, Gettysburg, PA
Cemetery: Gettysburg National, Gettysburg, PA
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Photo courtesy of Wayne Historical Museum
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Photo courtesy of Bob Zaetta

Stevens, David B.

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Enlisted: 8/5/1862   
Age at Enlistment:
19
Residence:
Canton
Occupation:
Farmer
Nativity:
New York
Never married
Died:
12/1/1862, Washington, DC
Cemetery: National Soldiers Home, Washington, DC
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Photo property of Plymouth Historical Museum
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Stewart, Frank T.

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Enlisted: 8/8/1862
Discharged:
6/30/1865 
Age at Enlistment:
18
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Shoemaker
Nativity:
New York
Wife’s Name:
Eliza Helen Payne
Died:
11/20/1918, Grand Rapids, MI
Cemetery: Soldiers Home, Grand Rapids, MI
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Stockfleth, Christian 

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Enlisted: 8/7/1862
Discharged:
5/3/1864
Age at Enlistment:
32
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Laborer
Nativity:
Germany
Wife’s Name:
Joanna
Died:
7/13/1911, Livonia Township, MI
Cemetery: Livonia Center, Livonia, MI
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Taylor, DeWitt C.

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Enlisted: 8/5/1862
Discharged:
11/12/1862
Age at Enlistment:
36
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Carpenter
Nativity:
New York
Wife’s Name:
Mary J.
Died:
4/20/1897, Kansas City, MO
Cemetery: Elmwood, Kansas City, MO
 
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Photo courtesy of Bruce Mathews

Terry, Ralph G. 

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Enlisted: 8/9/1862
Discharged:
6/30/1865 
Age at Enlistment:
30
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Farmer
Nativity:
Canada
Wife’s Name:
Elizabeth R. Seeley
Died:
8/21/1898, Plymouth, MI
Cemetery: Riverside, Plymouth, MI
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Photo courtesy of Hal Young  
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Thayer, William U. 

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Enlisted: 8/9/1862
Discharged:
6/30/1865 
Age at Enlistment:
21
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Farmer
Nativity:
Plymouth
Wife’s Name:
Fannie E. Rice, Eliza B. Bury
Died:
8/4/1919, Togus, ME
Cemetery: Arlington National, Arlington, VA
 
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Towers, Robert

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Enlisted: 8/7/1862
Discharged:
3/2/1865
Age at Enlistment:
36
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Shoemaker
Nativity:
England
Wife’s Name:
Mary Wright
Died:
12/12/1898, Keighley, York, England
Cemetery: Utley, Keighley, York, England
 
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Robert Towers does not have a tombstone. If he did, it would be in between and behind the front two tombs. The one on the right is for his daughter, Elizabeth Towers Skaife.
Photo courtesy of Sandra Hewlett, CG

Velie, Jacob Abraham

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Enlisted: 8/5/1862
Discharged:
6/30/1865 
Age at Enlistment:
20
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Laborer
Nativity:
New York
Wife’s Name:
Ella Harris
Died:
9/17/1908, Erwin, NY
Cemetery: Nandaga, Bath, NY
 
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Photo courtesy of Susan Wheeler

Weed, Minot S.

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Enlisted: 8/9/1862
Discharged:
6/30/1865 
Age at Enlistment:
18
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Farmer
Nativity:
Salem
Wife’s Name:
Theresa H. Herr
Died:
10/7/1930, Plymouth
Cemetery: Newburg, Livonia Township, MI
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Welsh, George Reynolds

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Enlisted: 8/6/1862
Discharged:
6/24/1865 
Age at Enlistment:
29
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Farmer
Nativity:
New York
Wife’s Name:
Martha G. Hughes
Died:
5/16/1924, Rockford, IL
Cemetery: Forest Home, Chicago, IL
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Photo courtesy of Dale Niesen
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Photo courtesy of Kristin Lancor

Westfall, Charles

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Enlisted: 8/5/1862
Discharged:
11/2/1862
Age at Enlistment:
26
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Sawyer
Nativity:
New York
Wife’s Name:
Viola A. Niblic
Died:
6/5/1925, Plymouth
Cemetery: Riverside, Plymouth, MI
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Westfall, Orson

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Enlisted: 8/5/1862
Discharged:
6/30/1865 
Age at Enlistment:
23
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Laborer
Nativity:
Plymouth
Wife’s Name:
Rachel Everett
Died:
6/24/1920, Plymouth
Cemetery: Riverside, Plymouth, MI
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Whallon, William H.

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Enlisted: 8/13/1862
Discharged:
1/22/1864 
Age at Enlistment:
27
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Farmer
Nativity:
New York
Wife’s Name:
Eliza Willmore
Died:
4/2/1901, Bunkerhill, MI
Cemetery: Woodlawn, Leslie, MI
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Willis, Alfred C.

No Pension

Enlisted: 8/5/1862
Age at Enlistment:
18
Residence:
Plymouth
Occupation:
Laborer
Nativity:
Plymouth
Never married
Died:
9/1/1864, Andersonville, GA
Cemetery: National, Marietta, GA
   
 
All photos taken by Elizabeth Kelley Kerstens, CG, CGL, unless otherwise noted.