151st Regiment of New York Infantry

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Soldier's Notes



Corporal Peter Gottlieb N. Kuhn, Company A, was killed in action at the Battle of Monocacy, Maryland on 9 July 1864.

Mathew O'Connor, age 18 years, enlisted on September 1, 1862 at Lockport, New York to serve three years. Private O'Connor was assigned to Company K on October 22, 1862 and later promoted to the rank of corporal. He was wounded in action on August 21, 1864 at Flowing Springs, Virginia, transfered to Company A on December 21, 1864, and mustered out with his company on June 26, 1865 near Washington, D.C.

John O'Connor, the 23 year old brother of Mathew O'Connor, enlisted August 27, 1862 at Lockport, New York to serve three years and was assigned to Company K on October 22, 1862. He was promoted to the rank of corporal on December 11, 1862 and killed in action on May 10, 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia.

Private John Dalling, Company C, enlisted on August 6, 1862 in Batavia, New York. He had come to the United States from England only a few years earlier.

Captain Frederick W. Coleman, Company B, was wounded at Spotsylvania Courthouse and Cold Harbor and decorated for valor in both battles.

Private Georg Hermann Leschhorn. Company E, died of disease April 2, 1864 at U.S. Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia. Buried in Alexandria National Cemetery.



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