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28th New York Infantry Regiment
Niagara Rifles; Scott Life Guard
Stephen Wakeman

On April 30th, 1861, at the age of 20, Stephen Wakeman enlisted as a Private in Company H, 28th NY. He was wounded in action during the Battle of Cedar Mountain on August 9th, 1862. He then mustered out with the regiment on June 2nd, 1863.
He is buried at Rock Hill Cemetery in the town of Rock Hill, Sullivan County, NY along with his wife.
The inscription on the marker stone reads:
Oct. 1, 1841
His Wife
June 25, 1843
Dec. 29, 1894
The small cemetery, one block in from the main road, is nicely kept. The Wakeman marker is just to the left of the road that goes in to the cemetery, about three rows in.
Last Visited: September 11th, 2010