Civil War Soldiers

CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS

UNION: Andrew J. Valleau: Born 1828 NY died Jan 7,1863 I assume as a casualty of the war). He served in Co. A, 3rd Michigan Calvary. and is buried in the Corinth National Cemetery, Mississippi. His hometown was Trowbridge, MI.  His wife Elizabeth (Huffman) applied for a veterans pension as a widow on Aug 39, 1863. He was the son of Theodorus and Samantha (Pike) Valleau

UNION: Bedford Valleau: Born 1843 NY and died 1911 MI. He enlisted in Co. B, 28th Wisconsin Infantry  Aug 5, 1862 as a pvt. mustering out 23 Aug 1865 in Texas after 3 years. He married Mary Jane Forbes (1852/1898) in 1872. He is buried in the Helena Township Cemetery, Helena, MI. and was the son of Barney and Eunice (George) Valleau

UNION: Charles F. Valleau: Born 18 38 and died 1861. He enlisted Aug 13, 1861 at age 23 as a cpl in Co. B, 8th Michigan Infantry Regiment. He died of disease on Oct 20, 1861 in Wash. DC and is buried in the Soldiers Home National Cemetery [formerly Military Asylum Cemetery].. He was from Wacousta, MI. His Parentage in unknown                       

UNION: Charles Lozier Valleau: Born 1832 and died 1913.  He served for a three month period in 1861 with Co. A 8th NY State Militia. ( three months being standard in NY State.)  He resided at 1768 10th Ave Manhattan. and served with his brother Isaiah.  He was the son of Samuel and Gertrude ( Van Doughty ) Valleau.

UNION: Charles Valleau: Charles was from Michigan and served as a bugler in Co. L  2nd Michigan Cavalry Regiment. He enlisted Jan 5,1864 and discharged Aug 17, 1865. His Parentage in unknown

UNION: Edward Valleaux: Edward served in Co. M, 4th New York Heavy Artillery.His Parentage in unknown

UNION: Ezra Valleau: Born 1835 N.Y. and died 1862. Prior to his enlistment, he was a farmer in the town of Veteran, N.Y. He enlisted in the regular army as a private in Co. B  14th NY Infantry Regiment  and killed during the battle of Bull Run on Aug 30, 1862.  He was 5’11” w/ blue eyes, brown hair and light complexion. He was not married and was  the son of William and Marie (Van Order) Valleau

UNION: Fauconnier Valleau:Born 1822  he was Captain of the Lightship “Rattle Snake” during the civil war. After the war he sailed for the British as Second Officer bound for Holland and was never heard from again.  He was the son of Henry Wesley and Elizabeth Blades

UNION: George Valleau: Born May 16, 1809 Fishkill, NY and died February 27, 1885  Travis City, MI. He along with his parents and siblings relocated to the mid-west (Ohio and Michigan) some-time prior to 1850 ( Homestead Act). He married his first wife, Fatima Ruff (1814/1877) in 1833  and was 51 years old with six children when he enlisted in Co. “D”  7th Ohio Infantry Regiment. He married a second time, to the widow of his younger brother, Barney. Records show that at age 71 (1880), George was still working as a blacksmith. He was the son of Theodore and Liddi (Loveless) Valleau.

UNION: Isaiah Delin Valleau: Born 1801NY and died 1875 NYC. He served for a three month period in 1861 with Co. A  8th NY State Militia (the standard for the State Militia tenure). Isaiah served with his brother Charles Lozier. He also changed his given name to John when he enlisted. He was the son of Samuel and Gertrude Van Riper ( Doughty ) Valleau.

UNION: Jackson Valleau: Born 1822 NY and died 1897 Michigan. He enlisted in the 23rd Ohio Infantry Regiment as a pvt and  was a cpl when discharged. He was the son of Theodore and Liddy ( Loveless ) Valleau

UNION: James Valleau:Born 1825 NY and died 1888 NY. On May 7 1861 at age 36 he enlisted in Co. C, 46th Infantry Regiment  N.Y. Volunteers as a pvt. The enlistment period was for two years.  By Nov 3, 1862 he had attained the rank of First Sergeant. On Feb 1, 1863 he transferred to Co. C, 22nd Infantry Regiment as a 2nd Lt.  He mustered out on June 19, 1863 as the entire regimental duty requirement expired ( 2 year period). His brother John is listed below. He was the son of Theodore and Eda ( VanRanst ) Valleau.

UNION: James F.. Valleau: Born in NY 1842 and died 1919. He resided in Michigan when at age 20 he enlisted (Feb 26, 1862) as a pvt in Co. H, 12th Michigan Volunteers. He was discharged Feb 25, 1866 at Little Rock, Arkansas as a pvt.  He remained single, could read and write and was employed as a tobacco stripper.  In 1877 at age 35, he entered a home for disabled veterans and diagnosed with spinal sclerosis.  He was unable to stand or walk as a result of injuries received at Shiola TN in 1862.  He was in and out of these homes 3 or 4 times until he passed away (1919).  He was buried in the Dayton National Cemetery [Ohio]. At the time of his death he was receiving a monthly pension of $40.00. He was the son of Samuel and Rachel (Borden) Valleau.

UNION: John Valleau: A New Yorker John enlisted in the regular army as a pvt in Co. H 1st SS [sharpshooter] VolunteerRegiment.  His parentage is unknown

UNION: John Valleau: He enlisted Nov 16, 1863 in Co. A 17th Illinois Cavalry Regiment deserting Feb 16,1864. His parentage is unknown

UNION: John Valleau: He was a pvt serving in Co. B 2nd NY Volunteers. His parentage is unknown

UNION: John [F.]Valleau:Born 1842 NY and died after 1910. Enlisted Nov 3, 1861 Co. G  96th NY Infantry Regiment and discharged in NY due to disability on Dec 23rd 1862.  He re-enlisted in NJ on Jan 5, 1864 serving as a pvt in Co. E 21st NY Infantry Regiment being discharged after the war in Virginia on Feb 6, 1866 as a pvt.        On Sept 9, 1909 at age 67 and a widower he entered a home for disabled veterans being discharged from there on Feb 2, 1910. In this application to the home, he listed his daughter Eda (residing at 386 Main St, Paterson NJ) as his point of contact. He is the brother of Lt. James listed above.    He was a son of Theodore and Eda ( VanRanst ) Valleau

UNION: John Ming Valleau: Born 1846 PA and died about 1916  He served in two regiments. Co. C, 109th Pennsylvania Volunteers and Co. G, of the 111th Pennsylvania Volunteers. He mustered out with the rank of cpl. While on active duty he composed a song titled ‘Lookout Mountain”.  Subsequent to being discharged, he entered a home for disabled veterans and was diagnosed with acute rheumatism and a chronic bad heart.  In 1869 he applied for pension benefits (disposition unknown).  His second wife, Minnie, as his widow, again applied for pension benefits in1916 (disposition unknown). Both John and Minnie are buried in the Philadelphia National Cemetery Plot # F  545.   He was the son of John Ming sr and Jeanette ( Feeney) Valleau

CONFEDERATE: John R. Valleau: B orn 1834 Georgia and enlisted in the CSA as a pvt in Co. B, 63rd Georgia Infantry Regiment.  He was captured by Union forces at Kingston GA on May 19, 1864 and sent to the Rock Island, IL POW camp where he contacted Pneumonia and died on Nov 30, 1864.  He is buried in the Rock Island Confederate Cemetery, Plot 30. He is the brother of William Neil, also veteran of the civil war. He is the son of HenryJoseph  (war of 1812 ) and Anna M ( McKinnon ) Valleau

UNION: Joseph FreemanValleau: Born 1836 NY and died 1876 Illinois. He enlisted at age 29 on Sept 29, 1862 as a cpl in Co. “K” 28th Michigan Infantry Regiment and mustered out Raleigh N.C on June 5, 1866. He was from Kalamazoo, MI. and the son of Theodore and Samantha ( Pike ) Valleau

UNION: Myron Valleau:From Oakland, Michigan, he served with Co H 1st Michigan Infantry and died 12 April 1861. He is the only Valleau that appears buried in Arlington National Cemetery, VA site # 9288. His parentage is unknown

UNION: Peter Houseworth Valleau: Born 1817 NY and died 1894 and married his second cousin Amelia Houseworth (1818/1900) about 1856.  He served as a sgt in Co. D, 29th NJ Infantry Regiment.After the war he became a sail-maker in NYC. He is the son of Peter Rutan and Ellen ( Houseworth) Valleau

UNION: Peter Rutan Valleau: Born 1829 and died 1863, he enlisted May 29th 1862 for three months in the NY State Militia serving as a pvt with Co. I  37th New York State Militia mustering out on Sept 2, 1862. He served in the same Regiment as his brother Thomas Marshall. He was the son of Samuel and Gertrude Van Riper ( Doughty ) Valleau

UNION: Peter Valleau: This Peter enlisted in the regular Army (RA) as a pvt and assigned to Rgmt “A”  3rd Light Artillary Battalion. His parentage is unknown

UNION: Richard A. Valleau: Born 1843 Ohio and died 1865 KY. He enlisted as a pvt, Aug 25 1863 at age 20 in Co. E, 10th Michigan Cavalry Regiment. Richard died from a disease at Camp Nelson KY Jan 29, 1865 and is buried at the Camp Nelson National Cemetery, plot # 1490. His home was in Traverse, MI. He was the son of James and Catharine ( XXXX ). Valleau

UNION: Theodore L. Valleau: Born 1848 Schenectady N.Y. and died 1907 KS. He entered the service April 5,1865, being discharged Jan 19, 1866.  He served with Co. G 193rd New York Infantry Regiment. Sometime after his tour he and his family (wife; Jane ) relocated to Illinois and then to Levenworth, KS. In 1888 at age 30, he twice applied entrance to a home for disabled veterans. The first time he claimed eye problems and the second time testicle problems.  Both times he listed the battle at Summit Point VA as to where he received his disability and also in each application he listed a daughter Winnie May as his point of contact. His wife Jane also applied for a veteran pension.  Theodore’s profile was Ht; 5-11”, blue eyed ,dark hair and dark complexion.  He is the son of a Theodore with wife unknown

UNION: Thomas Marshall Valleau: Born 1843 NYC and  also died there in 1932.  He enlisted May 29th 1862 at age 19 as a pvt for a 3 month period In Co. E 37th New York State Militia. He mustered out Sept 2, 1862.  He served in the same Regiment as his brother Peter Rutan. He was the son of Samuel and Gertrude Van Riper ( Doughty ) Valleau

UNION: William Valleau:Enlisted June 24, 1861 as a pvt in Co. K  6th Wisconsin. Infantry Regiment and was wounded Aug 12, 1864 mustering out July 14, 1865. His parentage is unknown

UNION: William Valleau: Born c1838 PA and died 1865 NY. He served with Co. G, 13th Michigan Infantry and died as a result of combat injuries. He is buried in the Cypress Hills National Cemetery New York City, plot #2356. He is also located in the Michigan “Roll of Honor”. He is the son of Peter Theodorus and Samantha  (Pike ) Valleau

UNION: William A. Valleau: Born 1848 IL enlisted Feb 7, 1865 (age 17) as a pvt in Co. K, 51st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment and mustered out May 4, 1865. He applied for pension benefits on Dec 29, 1887 and entered a home for disabled veterans in 1910 listing himself as a farmer, married but separated ( wifes name Fannie). His profile was Ht;5-8” blue eyes, gray hair and fair complexion. His parentage is unknown

CONFEDERATE: William Neil. Valleau: Born 1835 Georgia  and enlisted as a pvt Co. B 18th Battery Georgia, discharged, than re-enlisted as a hospital seward with the 29th Infantry Georgia Volunteers.  He is the brother of John R., [Civil War Honor Roll Member]. He is the son of Henry, [War of 1812] and Anna M.( McKinnon ) Valleau

UNION: William Wallace Valleau: Born 1831 and died 1908 served for a 3 mo period in 1861 with Co. A 8th NY State Militia.  The 3 months was the standard as the State Militias were only organized for 3 months of active duty.  He served along side his cousin Isaiah and brother, Charles Lozier. He was the son of Samuel and Gertrude Van Riper ( Doughty ) Valleau

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