Private Henry Lovelett
Born in Rye, April 7 1844, parents Harvey and Mary Sniffen Lovelett, single, shoemaker,
enlisted for three years in Co B, 49 NY Infantry.
According to North Castle Town Clerk's roster he enlisted in Scarsdale on September 6
1861, age 17. The Adjutant General's New York Data Base states that he was 22 when
he enlisted in Portchester on August 25 1861.
Henry, his brother George, William Strang and Richard Boice all enlisted at the same
time and served in the same company.
Henry died of "sickness", i.e. typhoid, at the army hospital of Camp Griffen, Va, near
Maclean, on Christmas eve, 1861.
His brother, George, was discharged from the army from same hospital for disability two
Henry has a government stone and a G.A.R, marker and is W.P.A. Location 8618.
The Lovelett brothers rest there side by side.
His W.P.A. File card credits him for battles at Falls Church but Henry was dead before
that time. He is on page 1 O of the North Castle Town Clerk's roster, is #190 on the New
York Data Base and adjutant General's roster. He is also M 551/roll 85. NARA, National