Pine Street Cemetery
Whitefield, NH

My Dad was Dan.
His Dad was Floyd.
His Dad was Albert.
Alberts wife was Sadie.
Sadie's Father was Heman Otis.

Hannah Otis obituary















Peru, NY
Heman Otis
CO. A 16th N.Y. CAV
1848 - 1929

Obituary
(With War Info)

16th Regiment Cavalry "Sprague Light Cavalry"

Organized at Plattsburg, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows "A," "B," "C," "D" June 19, 1863. "F" August 1, 1863. "G" and "H" August 13, 1863. "I" September 2, 1863. "K" September 22, 1863. "L" October 18, 1863, and "M" September 5, 1863. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" left State for Washington, D.C., June 19, 1863. Companies "E," "F," "G," "H" August 19, I863, and "I," "K," "L" September, and "M" October 23, 1863. Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to October, 1863. DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Defenses of Washington, south of the Potomac, to December, 1863. 4th Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, to November, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, 22nd Army Corps. to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Patrol duty in rear of Army of the Potomac during Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June and July, 1863. Duty in and covering the Defenses of Washington, D.C., and operating against guerrillas until June, 1865. Lewinsville, Va., October 1, 1863 (Co. "B"). Bristoe Station October 14. Near Blue Ridge Mountains November 18. Near Circlesville February 21, 1864. Dranesville February 22. Scout from Vienna to Farmwell February 25-26. Leesburg April 10. Hunter's Point April 23. Expedition from Vienna toward Upperville April 28-May 1. Near Middleburg April 29. Blue Ridge Mountains April 30. Carter's Farm May 1. Middleburg May 29. Fall's Church June 23 (Detachment). Centreville June 24. Annandale June 26. Aldie July 6. Scout to Rapidan Station July 26 (Detachment). Burke's Station July 29. Fairfax Station August 4. Near Fairfax Station August 7. Fairfax Station and near Fall's Church August 8. Annandale August 14. Fort Buffalo August 22. Annandale August 24. Fall's Church September 13. Fairfax Station and Culpeper September 17. Culpeper September 19. Wolf Run Shoal September 20. Culpeper September 22. Near Lewinsville October 1. Salem and White Plains October 5-7. Fall's Church October 18. Piedmont October 10. Flint Hill November 27. Vienna December 3. Operations about Salem. Warrenton, Bealeton Station, Centreville and Sulphur Springs March 3-8. Warrenton March 5, 1865. Near Flint Hill March 7. Vienna March 8. Scout in Loudoun County March 12-14. Scout from Vienna into Loudoun County, April 8-10. Garrett's Farm, near Port Royal, April 26 (Detachment). Capture of J. Wilkes Booth and Daniel E. Harold. Consolidated with 13th New York Cavalry June 23, 1865, to form 3rd Regiment Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 20 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 120 Enlisted men by disease. Total 141.





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