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|28th New York Infantry Regiment|
|Niagara Rifles; Scott Life Guard|
|John Waters, of Rushville in Yates County, enlisted as Private in Company E of the 28th New York on May 14th 1861 at the age of 19. He served as a teamster in the Post Train from January to May 1863 and was mustered out with the regiment on June 2nd 1863.|
|He died on November 20th 1880 and is buried at Rushville Cemetery in Rushville, Yates County.|
|His marker stone reads as follows:|
28. Reg't. N.Y. Vol. Inf.
Nov. 20. 1880.
Aged 36 Yrs.
|Entering the cemetery from Main Street, John Waters is the first marker stone on the left next to the town war memorial.|
|Last visited: October 2009.|