Diary of a Yankee Engineer: The Civil War Story of John H. Westervelt, Engineer, 1st New York Volunteer Engineer Corps

By John H. Westervelt; Anita Palladino | Go to book overview
Chronology
Oct. 21, 1827John Henry Westervelt born on family farm in New Hempstead (Ramapo), Rockland County
Aug. 26, 1830Anna Maria Nafls born on Sullivan Street, New York City
mid-1840sJohn moves to New York City
Apr. 14, 1850Married to Anna Nafls at Bedford Street Methodist Church in New York City by Rev. Van Deusen
Nov. 1850Son Frazee S. born in New York City
1852Daughter Marie Antoinette born in New York City
1850s to early 1860sMember New York City Volunteer Fire Department, Gulick Hose Company, #11
Jan. 15,1853John’s mother, Hannah (Teneyck), dies at Rockland County family farm
Sep. 13, 1854Son John Henry born in New York City
1856Daughter Marie Antoinette dies
Jan. 20,1858Son Frank Brown born in New York City
Mar. 24, 1861Son Frederick A. born in New York City
Aug. 6, 1862Frederick dies of infant cholera
Sep. 8, 1862John enlists and is mustered into 1st New York Volunteer Engineer Corps, Co. H, as a private. Paid bounty of $50 plus a premium of $29
Sep. 28, 1862Leaves New York for South Carolina on Star of the South from dock at the “foot of Amos Street”
Oct. 2, 1862Arrives Hilton Head, South Carolina
Apr. 4, 1863Begins journal to send to Frazee

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