List of Officers of the 16th NY Infantry


This regiment was organzied at Albany, N.Y., May 15, 1861, to serve two years. It was mustered out May 22, 1863, by reason of expiration of term of service.

(The official list of battles in which this regiment bore an honorable part is not yet published in orders.)

Officers of the Sixteenth Regiment NY Infantry
Col. Joel J. Seaver 29 Sept., 1862
Lt. Col. Frank Palmer 29 Sept., 1862
Major John C. Gillmore 29 Sept., 1862
Capt. George Parker 15 May, 1861
Capt. William W. Wood 15 May, 1861
Capt. Frederick C. Tapley 6 July, 1861
Capt. Isaac T. Merry 18 July, 1862
Capt. Pliny Moore 7 Aug., 1862
Capt. Henry T. Sanford 29 Sept., 1862
Capt. Wilson Hopkins 14 Oct., 1862
Capt. William L. Best 17 Oct., 1862
Capt. Charles M. Hilliker 06 Dec., 1862
Capt. Charles H. Bentley 21 Jan., 1863
1Lt. John A. Vance 15 May, 1861
1Lt. Wm. H. Davies, R.Q.M. 28 Oct., 1861
1Lt. Wm. H. Walling 25 June, 1862
1Lt. Nelson Z. Cozzens 27 June, 1862
1Lt. Charles L. Jones 7 Aug., 1862
1Lt. William H. Jamison 8 Aug., 1862
1Lt. Samuel W. Gleason 9 Aug., 1862
1Lt. Oliver B. Flagg 29 Sept., 1862
1Lt. Edwin C. Knapp 14 Oct., 1862
1Lt. Andrew Bayne 17 Oct., 1862
1Lt. Asaph Dodge 21 Jan., 1863
1Lt. David A. Nevins, Adj't. 11 Mar, 1863
2Lt. Henry J. Carlton 15 May, 1861
2Lt. Ira W. Hare 4 July, 1862
2Lt. William E. Hesselgrave 7 Oct, 1862
2Lt. William R. Helms 14 Oct, 1862
2Lt. Charles A. Brown 15 Nov., 1862
2Lt. William H. Morris 15 Nov., 1862
2Lt. Enos Hinman 6 Dec., 1862
2Lt. Leonard J. Pierce 21 Jan., 1863
2Lt. Michael Cox 11 Mar., 1863
Surgeon William B. Crandall 15 May, 1861
Asst. Surgeon Charles J. Pardee 13 Sept., 1862
Chaplain Francis B. Hall 17 Oct., 1862

(Note - the roster of officers is given as it stood on the day of muster out.)


CASUALTIES
Promoted (7)
Col. Thomas A. Davis March 7, 1862 Brig.-Gen. of vols.
Capt. John L. Stetson March 13, 1862 Lt. Col. 59th NY vols.
Capt. Martin N. Curtis Oct. 17, 1862 Lt. Col 142d NY vols.
Capt. Albert M. Barney Jan. 21, 1863 Lt. Col. 142d NY vols.
1Lt. Frederick F. Wead August 9, 1862 Lt. Col. 98th NY vols.
1Lt. John Howland, Adj't Sept. 16, 1861 Capt. and A.A.G.
1Lt. Robert P. Wilson, Adj't March 11, 1863 Capt. and A.A.G.
Resigned (16)
Col. Joseph Howland Sept. 28, 1862
Capt. James M. Pomeroy July 6, 1861
Capt. Ransom M. Pierce June 26, 1862
Capt. David A. Nevin July 20, 1862
Capt. Peter L. Van Ness December 6, 1862
1Lt. Arthur DeWint, R.Q.M. October 26, 1861
1Lt. Simon C. Vedder September 13, 1862
2Lt. Archibald S. Tucker June 21, 1861
2Lt. Milton E. Roberts November 19, 1861
2Lt. Samuel W. Webster February 22, 1862
2Lt. Frank H. Hamilton September 13, 1862
2Lt. George L. Eastman October 9, 1862
Asst. Surgeon Charles C. Murphy January 18, 1863
Chaplain Royal B. Stratton October 31, 1861
Chaplain Andrew M. Miller September 26, 1862
Discharged (3)
Capt. Warren Gibson October 14, 1862
1Lt. Peter Lafountain October 7, 1862
Asst. Surgeon John E. Moore August 7, 1862
Died (4)
Lt. Col. Samuel Marsh July 4, 1862 of wounds received at the battle of
Gaines's Hill, Va.
1Lt. Alauson M. Barnard June 27, 1862 killed in battle of
Gaines's Hill, Va.
1Lt. John McFadden August 8, 1862 of wounds received in the battle of
Gaines's Hill, Va.
2Lt. Joseph Holbrook August 28, 1861 of disease, at Alexandria, Va.
Dismissed (1)
Major Buell Palmer November 11, 1861


Source: Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force of the United States Army for the years 1861-1865 Part II (New York and New Jersey) pages 448-449.

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