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28th New York Infantry Regiment
Niagara Rifles; Scott Life Guard
Jeremiah Long

Mr. Long enlisted as First Sergeant in Company A, 28th NY on April 22, 1861 and mustered in service with the regiment on May 22, 1861. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on January 30, 1862 and 1st Lieutenant of Company C on July 21, 1862.
Less than a month later, he was captured at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, on August 9, 1862. He was subsequently paroled at Aikens Landing, Va., September 24, 1862 and mustered out with the regiment on June 2, 1863.
He is buried at Cold Springs Cemetery in Lockport, Niagara County, NY along with his parents and possibly the family of one of his siblings. His marker stone reads as follows:
His parents marker reads as follows:
SARAH, His Wife
Another "Long" marker is close by, which may be his brother. His marker stones read as follows:
1840 - 1903
Within the cemetery, the roads are mostly named after types of tree. They are buried in Lot F, Section 065, close to Chestnut Avenue.
[Jeremiah Long Marker]
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[Sibling Marker]
Last visited: January 24th 2010