Columbia County,

New York

  These pages are dedicated to the men from Columbia County, New York who served in The Civil War.  It is their stories, letters, and histories which will be presented here.

    If you have any letters, biographies, pictures you would like to add, please email me, Susan Stalker Mulvey.


     Abram POUCHER, Born Claverack, Columbia, NY., Age - 20; 5' 7";  Complexion - light; Eyes - Blue; Hair - Light; Occupation - Clerk. He was enrolled in Company A, 14th Reg't, N.Y. State Militia , on April 18, 1861,  for the Duration of the War.  He was wounded in Action, Aug 29, 1862 during the Battle of 2nd Bull Run.  On Sept 21, 1862 he died in Hospital at Alexandria due to secondary Hemorrhage from Amputation of thigh.  In the Reformed Church Cemetery at Claverack is his grave stone with the inscription as follows:  "Abram Poucher, only son of Henry, wounded at Manassas and died Sept 21, 1862 " 


Submitted by: Kenneth P. Poucher September 2006


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