Soldiers, Politicians, & Other Men

Cap'n Dan

Private
Joined
Feb 20, 2005
Location
California
"Mr J. N. Hubbard, Ashland, Ky.
Box 136.

16 West 125 St
Feb 6th 1924

Mr Hubbard Dear Sir
I read your letter in the
National Tribune, in
regards to the Brave
First Corps.
Well I was in the
First Corps, First Brigade
and lost my left arm,
on the field at
Gettysburg.
I was one
6 brothers in the service.
I was just 19 years.
I would like to hear
from you. I have
just past my 80th
birthday. I enjoy
my Tribune greatly.
I remain Respt,
Hiram Van Tassell
16 West 125 St
New York, NY."

Hiram Van Tassell Joined 1 February 1862 age 18 from Sing Sing, NY *
Transfered to RC to recover from wound at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Isaac Van Tassell Joined 1 February 1862 age 19 from Sing Sing, NY *
Mustered out in the field, Virginia on 16 July 1865.

Jacob Van Tassell Joined 11 February 1864 age 22 from Sing Sing, NY *
Mustered out in New York City, New York on 17 July 1865.

John Van Tassell Joined 25 January 1862 age 24 from Sing Sing, NY *
Appointed Corporal 26 January 1864. Mustered out in the field, Virginia on 16 July 1865.

William Van Tassell Joined 24 February 1862 age 28 from Sing Sing, NY *
Mustered out in the field, Virginia on 16 July 1865.

James Henry Van Tassell Joined 29 August 1862 age 17 from Yorktown, NY
Company L, 6th New York Heavy Artillery
Mustered out 17 July 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia.



* probably Ossining, since the prison was nicknamed Sing Sing by the convicts for the town of Ossining.
 
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