127th New York Infantry
"The Monitors"
Richard L. Place
1847 - 1926
Company E
Born: July 2, 1847, Amityville, NY
Died: December 24, 1926
Burial Location: Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, CT

Enlistment Date: August 23, 1862, at New York City, NY
Mustered In: September 8, 1862
Rank: Private

Description: 5 Feet 7 Inches Tall, Blue Eyes, Sandy Hair, Light Complexion

Wounded/Sick: October 1863 through August 1863, listed as absent, sick at General Hospital, Deveaux Neck, S.C.

Muster Out Date: June 30, 1865, at Charleston, S.C.
Honorable Discharge of Richard L Place of the 127th Regiment, New York Vol. Infantry, dated Sept. 8, 1862. Presented to his wife on May 30, 1896.

Marriage Date and Place: 1868
Wife’s Name: Mary L.
    Date of Birth: May 10, 1847
    Date of Death: January 16, 1901

Father’s Name:   Richard, born 1800
Mother’s Name: Emaline, born 1816

Children:Frederick  b.1872

Occupations: Pre War:   Farmer
                         Post War: Blacksmith

Known Addresses:  1847: Amityville, NY
                                    1850: Huntington, NY
                                    1880/1926: Greenwich, CT

Pension Application Date: April 3, 1904

Sources:
Report of the Adjutant General New York
127th New York Volunteers By Franklin McGrath
Grave site Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, CT
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