Belfast, NY, Allegany County, Civil War Veteran List


During the years 2000 - 2003, Mary Nangle spent much of her time in research of the Veterans of the Belfast Region Civil War.  We are honored to share her list here which she has submitted.


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Belfast Civil War Monument

The beautiful monument in the park at Belfast was presented by William Muldoon and erected August 20, 1915. The following article was taken from the September 24, 1915 Patriot, and supplied by Mary Nangle.

“The monument unveiled at the park at Belfast last Friday is a splendid granite shaft on a substantial base. It is ornamented on top with a ball and eagle. The latter has out-spread wings. The four sides are engraved with the names of the battles in which many of the soldiers of Belfast took an active part. These are the Wilderness, Five Forks, Cold Harbor and Gettysburg. Above are bronze tablets on a the four sides on which are raised letters setting forth the names of all the soldiers from this town and vicinity, living and dead.”





Belfast Public Library - Judy Barber, Head Librarian and Marie Nix, Assistant Librarian, for help and use of historical information.
Craig Braack – Allegany County Historian for obtaining the many volumes of “The Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York” containing the Military History of Civil War Soldiers.
“Civil War Veterans in and Around Allegany County, New York” by Calvin Matteson, as reference.
Jacquie O’Grady Enders – 2002 Belfast Town Clerk, for aid in retrieving information on the Belfast men who served in the Civil War.
Margaret Lang Kaufman – for the privilege of using the discharge papers of her loved ones.
“New York Soldiers in the Civil War” – two volumes – By Richard A. Wilt as reference.
John AKA Jack Parker – for the history of Civil War Soldiers in his possession
Investigation done between 2000 and 2003"