Other Notable Graves

Photo by Jeffrey Albanese

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, NY

Photo by Jerome Orton

Cora Gillis

Daughters of Union Veterans
of the Civil War

Cora was the last national secretary of the Grand Army of the Republic.
She also belonged to the Woman's Relief Corps.

This grave is located in Macedon Village Cemetery, Rt. 31F South, about a mile south of the junction of Rt. 31 and 31F, Macedon, Wayne County, New York.

Cora died September 2, 1972 in Syracuse, NY.

Photo by Robert Pugsley

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 Bruce Glaser

James Hard
1841 - 1953

2nd to Last Union Veteran
Last Combat Veteran
Co E 32 NY INF

Mt Hope Cemetery

Photo by Jerome Orton

Sarah Mink

President, WRC

Wife of Major George Mink, 3rd Regiment, New York Infantry

This grave is in section 1 of the Albany, New York Cemetery, Menands

Photo by Jerome Orton

Sarah Nichols

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

National Vice President

Died June, 5, 1907

Fort Hill Cemetery
Auburn, NY

Photo by William Christen

Robert Orr

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)
Promoted to Sergeant on April 1, 1862.
He was killed on December 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia.

He was the older brother of Charles A. Orr.

Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, NY

Photo by Jerome Orton

Lorraine Orton

NY Department President
Woman's Relief Corps
Auxiliary to the GAR

John Ellsworth Cemetery
Ballard Rd.
Town of Wilton, NY

The cemetery is about a quarter mile west on Ballard Road from
exit 16 of I-87 (Adirondack Northway).

Photo by Jerome Orton

Sarah Phillips

Department President, WRC

Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse
Died in Office


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