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Soldier's Notes

Sergeant Major Andrew Davidson of Company E also served as a Captain with the 30th U.S. Colored Troops.

1st Lieutenant Horatio Duroe, Company K, was killed in action on March 25, 1865.

Private Willis Shattuck was born in Brasher, St. Lawrence County, New York in 1842. He was a “three year man” who transferred into Company D of the 121st New York from the 16th New York Infantry Regiment when it disbanded. He was originally mustered into Company F in August 1862 at Ogdensburg, New York. Private Shattuck was captured in battle on May, 3, 1863 near Fredericksburg, Virginia, exchanged, and re-enlisted in Company K of the 74th Ohio. He was mustered out July 20, 1865, at Winthrop, New York.

Corporal William G. Lobdell, Company F, enlisted for three years early in the Rebellion and was wounded at The Wilderness.

Private Jacob Christman, Company B, enlisted, August 5, 1862, at German Flats to serve three years; mustered inot the regiment August 23, 1862; killed in action, May 3, 1863, at Salem Church, Virginia.



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