Other Notable Graves

 

Last Updated 11/24/08

Grave of Sarah Nichols

First NY Department President
Women's Relief Corps (WRC)
1883-7, 1890-1

National Vice President
1886-7

Died June, 5, 1907

Fort Hill Cemetery
Auburn, NY

 

 

Photo by Jerome Orton

 

Anna E. Dickinson, 1842-1932, ardent abolitionist, women's suffragette and
noted orator. First woman to speak before Congress. Called " America's Civil
War Joan of Arc." Buried in the Slate Hill Cemetery, Goshen, N.Y.
 

 

 

 

Photo by Jeffrey Albanese

Grave of Sarah Phillips

Department President, WRC

Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse

Died in Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Jerome Orton

 

Major General David McCallum

1/21/1815-12/27/1878

Superintendent of Military Railroads

Mt Hope Cemetery

Rochester, NY

Born Renfrewhire, Scotland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Bruce Glaser

James Hard

1841-1953

2nd to Last Union Veteran

Last Combat Veteran

Co E 32 NY INF

Mt Hope Cemetery

 

Photo by Bruce Glaser

. William N Hall

Died Jan 25, 1913

Capt Co H, 78 NY INF

Mt Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY

Wife was Civil War Nurse

 

 

Photo by Robert Pugsley

ROBERT ORR

 MILITARY

 He enlisted on August 8, 1861 at Albany, NY as a Corporal.

On September 6, 1861 he mustered into Company A, 44th New York Volunteers (Ellsworth Avengers).

Promotions:  Sergeant on April 1, 1862.

 He was killed on December 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 BACKGROUND

 He was the older brother of Charles A. Orr.  He is interred in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, New York.

 

Photo by William Christen

 

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