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The information that follows is transcribed
from two sources, The History of the 93rd New York Volunteer Infantry,
1895; and the Report of the Adjutant General State of New York, 1901.
Simon D. Newcomb was born September 7, 1842
in Pittstown, Rensselaer County, New York. He enlisted as a Private
in Co. I of the 93rd NY on December 31, 1861 at Albany, New York.
Promoted Hospital Steward February 1, 1862. Mustered in as Second
Lieutenant Co. B February 1, 1863. Transferred to Co. D June 2, 1863.
Mustered in as First Lieutenant Co. C May 2, 1864. Mustered in as
Captain Co. C October 6, 1864. Discharged January 12, 1865.
[NYS Adjutant General Report, 1901]
Wounded in action, North Anna River, 1864.
"He was active, prompt and efficient in all the positions to which he was
called, and the manner in which he discharged his duties from first to
last was a credit to himself and to the regiment." He has married
since the war and has five children; William T., Frank K., Simon
R., Marian A., Mary Louise. He now resides in Washington, DC.
[History of the 93rd NYVI]
Simon D. Newcomb was born in 1842. He
served as a Captain of the 93rd New York Volunteer Infantry during the
Civil War. He died in 1900 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington
National Cemetery. His wife, Mary Catlin Newcomb (1851-1925) is buried
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Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's
Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
D. NEWCOMB Self M Male
W 38 NY Market Master Market Eastern
F. NEWCOMB Wife M Female
W 29 NY Keeping House NY
C. NEWCOMB Son S Male W
6 DC At School NY NY
K. NEWCOMB Son S Male W
3 DC NY NY
NEWCOMB Dau S Female W
1 DC NY NY
F. CATLIN SisterL S Female
W 19 NY At Home NY
CORBIN Other M Female B
40 VA Servant VA VA
LEE Other S Female B
15 VA Servant VA VA
Septembr 2003 Updated: 26 June 2004