Thursday, March 8, 2012

Albert C. Schermerhorn

Albert C. SCHERMERHORN, Clerk of District Court. He first came to Barton County in 1874, and engaged in farming and stock raising until elected to the above office in the fall of 1879. Re-elected in the fall of 1882. He was born in Saratoga County, N. Y., September 14, 1840, and was raised in his native county. Enlisted in April, 1861, in Company K, Fourteenth New York Volunteer Infantry. He participated in all the battles of his command until discharged in February, 1863. He then went to Marshall County, Ill., and in May, 1864, re-enlisted in Company K, One Hundred and Thirty-eighth Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and was promoted to First Lieutenant of his company and participated in all actions of his regiment. Mustered out in November, 1864. He then went to La Salle County, Ill, and engaged in the manufacture of harness until he came to Kansas. Married in 1865, to Miss Eliza M. Dougan, of Putnam County, Ill. They have two children - Lena C., and Robert D. He is a member of the two first orders of Masonry, Pap Thomas Post No. 52.

Civil War.

New York, 14, Infantry.

SCHERMERHORN, ALBERT C. Age, 21 years. Enlisted, April 30, 1801, at Hudson; mustered in as private, Co. K, May 17, 1861, to serve two years; discharged for disability, December 8, 1862, at Convalescent Camp, Pa.

Illinois 138th., Infantry.

This was a 100 day service, no record found.
Update, this roster was found, but he was not recorded.

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