“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Rush in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Rush Civil War Monument

April 12, 1961 - May 9, 1865

Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, November 3, 2019
1. Civil War Marker
( top photo) Jacob Stull Galentine (1835-1905) enlisted with the New York 136th Volunteers at age 28. He was born and grew up in Rush, the son of John and Isabella Stull Galentine. This 1888 photograph was taken at the NY 126th monument dedication at Gettysburg Battlefield. Jacob is in the back row, immediately to the left of the monument. Photo courtesy of John DuBois

( middle photo )Charles D. Lozier and wife, Mary. Charles Lozier was born in February 1843 in New York City and served with Company F of the New York Engineers. He was the last surviving Civil War veteran in Rush and also the last surviving member of the Lewis Gates Post, Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Honeoye Falls. Photo courtesy of Rush History Office

( bottom photo )
Brothers James and George Ward, sons of Joseph Ward and Mary Ginn Ward, both served in the Civil War. James was born in 1840 and George was born in 1842 in Yorkshire, England and the family immigrated to the United States in 1846. George served with the 26th NY and died in service on October 2nd, 1864 in Memphis, Tennessee.
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James served with the 168th NY Volunteers and lived in Rush until his death in 1925. James Ward, photo courtesy of James Klick

Civil War Veterans

Francis Roderick · Benjamin Kinsey · James Eastwood · William Archibald · George K. Knight · Samuel J. Roderick · Christian Ellwanger · Myron Bell · Michael Fach (Faugh) · William H. Roderick · Philip Lapp · Robert Bell · Henry H. Ruland · William Lapp · George M. Feary · Christian Brandt · William Ryan · Philip Burger · John Latting · Thomas Feary · Charles Schmidt · H. W. Burlingame · Benjamin Lewis · Florendine Feasel · Jacob Schneider · Dudley Lewis · James Callen · John Smaley · George Lichard · Edward Casey · Jacob Stull Galentine · John A. Smith · William Lipp · James G. Clapp · Jacob Geibig · Alonzo Storry · Charles D. Lozier · George H. Clark · John Geibig · Henry Streamer · William Cleggitt · Peter Geibig · John R. Lyday · Jacob H. Stull, Jr. · George W. Clickner · Granville M. Gilbert · Robert Lyday · Robert Taft · Albert E. Lyke · John Clickner · John A. Gilbert · George Terry · Harry Mack · Samuel P. Gilbert · Joseph Clickner · Jason Townsend · Thomas J. Clickner · Henry Golden · John Maloney · Horace Martin· Anthony Ward · Leonard C. Colt · Silas Goyer · George Ward · Charles Cone · Addison Greene · Rice E. Martin · Randall Cook · Frederick Grube · Samuel Martin
Rush Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 18, 2022
2. Rush Civil War Monument
Clockwise from the entrance walkway, this is the second marker on the perimeter of the circle.
· James Ward · Theron Cookingham · Michael McDonald · Morris Haley · Richard I. Ward · Samuel Harris · James Corcoran · William Ward · James McMurdo · James H. Coughlin · John Hetzer · Lucius E. Weaver · John O'Brien · Harvey Howe · Andrew I. Craft · Robert Powers · John Williams · Charles Dailey · Horace Howe · Charles Provost · George Wolf · Morris R. Darrohn · James Howit · George Provost · William Woodruff · William Johnson · John W. Day · Nicholas Rickart · John A. Worth · Adam Desmond · John H. Justice · William Ritcher · Darius D. Dietrich · Frank Keyes · Truman H. Robbins · John Fisher
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 42° 59.533′ N, 77° 38.696′ W. Marker is in Rush, New York, in Monroe County. Memorial is at the intersection of East Henrietta Road (New York State Route 15A) and Lehigh Street, on the left when traveling south on East Henrietta Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rush NY 14543, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Revolution War/War of 1812 (here, next to this marker); Rush World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); The Cold War (here, next to this marker); World War II Veterans (here, next to this marker); Gulf War / War on Terrorism
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(a few steps from this marker); Korean Conflict (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War (a few steps from this marker); Spanish American/Panama War Veterans; Lebanon/Grenada War Veterans (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rush.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 8, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2. submitted on October 14, 2022, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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