Born in Haverhill, NH, a res of Salem when he enlisted for 3 months on 23 Apr 1861, age 20. Not mustered in, he reenlisted for 3 years on 15 May, and must in as private on 1 June '61. Wounded at Gettysburg on 2 July 1863, he died on 17 Aug at McDougall Gen. Hosp at Fort Schuyler, New York. He is buried in Cypress Hills National Cem.
Levi W Simons Co. H 4th NH Vols
Born in Alexandria, NH, a res of Salem when he enlisted on 2 Sept 1861, aged 35, and mustered in on the 18th as a corporal. He died on 2 Oct 1863, and is buried [as Simonds] in the National Cemetery in Beaufort, SC [grave #1516] note: Aylings shows he rec a disability disch on 24 Oct 1863 at Morris Island, SC, as does must-out papers.
Benjamin Day Foster Co. G 6th NH Vols
A Salem, NH native, he enlisted, at age 18, on 17 Oct 1861, and mustered in as a private on the 28th. He was killed in action on 29 Aug 1862.
Isaiah Milton Kelly Co. G 6th NH Vols
At age 37, the Salem native enlisted on 6 Nov 1861, and was mustered in as a private on 28 Nov. He was killed in action at Bull Run on 29 Aug 1862.
Charles E Bailey Co. B 7th NH Vols
Born in Salem, and a resident there when he enlisted on 14 Aug 1862, aged 23. Mustered in as a private on the 28th of Nov '61. Captured 18 Jul 1863 at Fort Wagner, he died of disease on 3 Jan 1864 in Richmond, VA (Confed Gen. Hosp). He is buried in Richmond National Cem.
George Whidden Co. B 7th NH Vols
Records show him in Co. D, and was born in Londonderry, NH. Credited to Salem when he enlisted on 14 Aug 1862, aged 29, and mustered in on the 21st as private. Wounded 14 May '64 at Drewry's Bluff, VA, he died as a result of his injuries on 25 June at DeCamp Gen Hosp on Davids Island, New York. His body was returned home, and buried in Sunnyside Cem, Londonderry.
David Bartlett Co. C 7th NH Vols
Company shown as B in records, he was born in West Newbury, MA and a res of Salem when enl on 23 Sept 1861. Must in as pvt on 1 Nov '61, he re-upped on 27 Feb '64. He died from disease in Wilmington, NC on 3 June 1865.
Benjamin W. Cluff Co. D 8th NH Vols
A Salem native, and brother of Isaac below, he enlisted at age 25 on 30 Dec 1861, and must in the following day as a private. He died from typhoid at the St James General Hospital in New Orleans on 29 Dec 1862.
John Robinson Co. C 9th NH Vols
Born in Londonderry, he was in Salem when enlisted on 4 June 1862, aged 25, and must in on 22 July as pvt (later appointed corporal). Wounded at Fredericksburg on 13 Dec 1862, he died on 2 Jan '63 at Washington, DC.
John G. Bodwell Co. E 11th NH Vols
born/res: Salem; enlisted, age 20, on 15 Aug 1862. Must in 29 Aug as pvt. Died of typhoid on 28 Dec 1862, at the regimental hospital in Falmouth, VA.
Isaac N. Cluff Co. K 15th NH Vols
Brother to Benj'm (in the 8th NH), and Salem native, enlisted 11 Sept 1862 and must in as pvt on 16 Oct. He died of disease on 2 Aug 1863 in Memphis, TN.
Edward B. Mosher Co. K 15th NH Vols
Born in Temple, Maine, he was a res of Salem, aged 44, when enlisting on 8 Sept 1862. He was mustered in 16 Oct, a private, and served until being killed in action at Port Hudson, LA.
Henry Percy Co. K 15th NH Vols
This name not found in the rolls of the 15th NH, or in pension index.
While attempting to find out who "Henry Percy" was, I noticed there was another Salem resident in Co K, 15th NH, who died while serving, and is not on this memorial. He was:
William F Mansfield
Born in Lynn, MA, and res of Salem when enlisted on 15 Sept 1862, aged 18. Must in as pvt on 16 Oct '62, he died from disease on 27 Mar 1863 in Carrollton, LA, from typhoid fever.
- Ayling's Revised Register
- U.S. Register of Deaths of Volunteers (on Ancestry)
- Muster out Rolls on Family Search (NH Service Records)
- Photo of memorial was taken on 28 May 2018, during a Memorial Day service held by members of the Gilman Sleeper Camp #60