COL Walrath, Ezra L.

Ezra L. Walrath

Born: April 27, 1827
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Birthplace: Clockville, New York

Wife: Mary Malvina Talbot 1828 – 1904
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, New York)​

Children:

Jenny E. Walrath 1858 – 1920​
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, New York)​

Occupation before War:

Captain of Syracuse Citizens Corps​
Colonel of 51st New York State Militia Regiment​
Known to have been one of the best drillmasters in New York​

Civil War Career:
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1861 – 1862: Colonel of 12th New York Infantry Regiment​
1861: Served in the First Battle of Bull Run Virginia​
1862: Served in the Battle of Yorktown, Virginia​
1862: Served in the Battle of Hanover Courthouse, Virginia​
1862: Served in the Battle of Gaines Mill, Virginia​
1862: Served in the Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia​
1862: Served in the Second Battle of Bull Run, Virginia​
1862: Resigned as Colonel due to congestion of the lungs​
1862 – 1863: Captain of Company I, 115th New York Infantry Regiment​
1863 – 1865: Major of 115th New York Infantry Regiment​
1865: Lt. Colonel of 115th New York Infantry Regiment​
1865: Mustered out of Service at Raleigh, North Carolina on June 17th

Occupation after War:

Member of the Democratic Political Party​
Vestryman of St. James Church in Syracuse, New York​

Died: June 26, 1894

Place of Death: Syracuse, New York

Age at time of Death: 67 years old

Burial Place: Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, New York
 
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