122nd New York Infantry

Five Men of the 122nd New York Infantry are buried at Battleground National Cemetery. (Click on a name below for more information.)

See: HmDB: Roll Call Bentley Kennedy Hogeboom Mosier Chandler

This Monument to the members of the 122nd New York was dedicated at Battleground National Cemetery on July 12, 1904.

The Washington Evening Star ran an article entitled Monument Unveiled on the day of the unveiling. The monument was unveiled by Caius Weaver who “lost his good right arm” at the Battle of Fort Stevens.

To the Gallant Sons
Onondaga County, N.Y.
Who Fought on this Field
July 12, 1864
In Defense of Washington
and in the Presence of Abraham Lincoln.

Killed and Died of Wounds

John Bentley
Alanson Mosier
John Kennedy
George H. Richardson
Harvey P. B. Chandler
David L. Hogeboom
John Preston

Seven men are listed on the monument as killed or died of wounds (at the battle of Fort Stevens): John Bentley, Alanson Mosier, John Kennedy, George H. Richardson, Harvey P.B. Chandler, David L. Hogeboom, and John Preston. George H. Richardson and John Preston are not buried at Battleground Cemetery, perhaps because they died of thier wounds after the battle, Richardson on the July 14th and Preston on the August 18th, 1864.


Capt. Davis Cossitt
Alonzo Fradenburgh
Loriston Adkins
Caius A. Weaver
Thomas H. Scott
Ruel P. Buzzell
James Goodfellow
John Laupenthal
Thomas Thornton
Charles C. Snedeker
Miles J. McGough
Jehial Landphier
Peter Stebbins
William Q. Swartz
Thomas G. Dallman
Merrick C. Smith
James Davidson
William Thompson

Served Three Years in the 6th Army Corps

Maryes Heights
Salem Church
Rappahannock Sta.
Mine Run
Spottsylvania C.H.
Cold Harbor
Fort Stevens
Fishers Hill
Cedar Creek
Fort Stedman
Sailors Creek