Private Harvey Ferris

Born in1818, parents John and Susan Parker Ferris,45, shoemaker/farmer, married,
enlisted in North Castle on December 30 1863 for three years in Co E 5 N Y Heavy
He and his wife, Phebe, had five children. He fought in the battles of Wilderness and
Cedar Creek. He was discharged for disability on May 1 1864 at Fort Marshall,
He lived in Armonk and Bedford area. In 1880 census he lived in Goldens Bridge,
bootmaker, He was a member of G.A.R. post 169 in 1881, He received a pension in
1882 and died about that time. He is not in the 1890 Veterans' census. He has a
government stone which is 8609 on W.P.A. location. 
He is on page 12 North Castle Town Clerk's roster. Is 5512/roll 45 at NARA, National
Archives, is #1060 on the Adjutant General's New York Data Base and was described
as having grey eyes, dark hair fair complexion and 5'7".
His brother, Elisha, served in the 6 N Y Artillery and is buried near him at St Stephens