127th New York Infantry
"The Monitors"
James E. Griffing
1843 - 1863
Company D
Born: 1843 in Southampton, Long Island, NY
Died: November 7, 1863, at Divisional Hospital, Annapolis MD
Buried At: Annapolis National Cemetery, Annapolis, MD Sect F, Grave 2248

Enlisted: September 1, 1862 in Southampton, NY to serve 3 years
Mustered In: September 8, 1862
Rank: Private
Description: 5 feet 7 inches Tall, Dark Eyes, Light Hair, Light Complexion

Taken Prisoner:Captured on July 20, 1863, near Goose Creek, VA

Father's Name: Jasper T.
Mother's Name: Deborah Ann Terrell

Occupation Pre-War: Farmer

Source: Report of the Adjutant General New York
127th New York Volunteers by Franklin McGrath

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