Private Almon E. Stone
Company H, 115th New York Infantry

From a Carte de Visite
New York State Military Museum.
Used with permission.

Almon E. Stone was 18 years old when he enlisted as a private in the 115th New York Volunteer Infantry on 4 August 1862. He was mustered into 'H' Company later that month. While he enlisted at Halfmoon, New York, his residence is not listed. Like the rest of the regiment he was captured in action, 15 September, and paroled, 16 September 1862, at Harper's Ferry, Virginia and later exchanged. Private was wounded twice: once at Petersburg, Virginia on 30 June 1864; and then on 15 January 1865, at Fort Fisher, North Carolina. The first wound was received in the neck during the attack at the Crater, the latter was a severe wound in left arm, which was amputated. Stone was discharged for wounds on 4 June 1865 at Albany, NY

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