Mary asked in Arts & HumanitiesGenealogy · 1 decade ago

Warner, Calvin Franklin (Frank) b.18Mar1847,d.14June1894 m Charlotte A. Croninger, ?Oakfield,NY.?

Died in Michigan. Especially interested in his Civil War/Military history. Was said to have fought in "Battle above the Clouds" also known as "Battle of Lookout Mountain" in TN. What can you find out for me?

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    Calvin Frank WARNER (NOTE: Rootsweb lists him as FRANK CALVIN)

    Birth: 28 Mar 1847,Oakfield Twp, Genesse, Ny

    Death: 11 Jun 1894 ,Wheatfield Twp, Ingham, Mi

    Burial: Wheatfield, Ingham, Michigan (LEEK CEMETERY @ Okemos, Ingham County

    Michigan )

    (Parents :Charles WARNER & Eliza FOOTE )

    Marriage: 20 Sep 1868, Yankee Springs, Barry, Mi to

    Charlotte Almira CRONINGER (Parents: Jacob CRONINGER & Sarah Ann DODGE )

    Birth: 22 Oct 1842 , Euclid Twp, Kent, Mi

    Death: 30 Dec 1913 , Wheatfield Twp, Ingham, Mi

    Their Children:

    1.Sarah Eliza WARNER b: 27 JUN 1869 (died at birth)

    2. Otis Franklin WARNER b: 29 OCT 1870 in Cascade Twp, Kento Co, MI; d. 23 Jul 1938; Married: 27 Mar 1901 to Ellen LANE; children: MARIAN & Lester Alvaro WARNER

    3. Don Tracy WARNER b: 24 APR 1875 in Cascade Twp, Kent Co, MI; married Hattie HODGE Sep 1899; Children: FRANK, RAY; FLOYD; CHARLES; and NELLIE WARNER.

    4. John Calvin WARNER b: 23 FEB 1882 in Wheatfield Twp, Ingham Co, MI; married Minnie Edith JOHNSON 17 Aug 1904. She was born 1886. Children: Fred Everett; Roy Edwin; Russell Lewis; and Irma Ione WARNER

    5. Myra Charlotte WARNER b: 18 JAN 1885; Marriage 1 Fred ZUCHOWSKI (no children listed or date given); and Marriage 2 Charlie SCHUCHASKI (Children: Eva ; Clarabel ; and Rose SCHUCHASKI)

    6. Henry Donnelly WARNER b: 22 AUG 1890; married Elsie JONES; 6 Children: Naomi-- b: 8 Dec 1916, Lansing,MI; Elizabeth H--b: 10 Jan 1924; Rachel L--b: 31 Jan 1926; Martha E.--b: 30 Dec 1927; Henry Donnelly, Jr.-- b: 5 Jan 1929; and Mark David WARNER-- b: 9 Oct 1932 in Dexter,Michigan

    NOTES: Calvin Frank WARNER

    Veteran of Civil war, wounded, lost leg to gangrene in 1890 and second leg in 1892 .

    [Wikipedia: "Gangrene is a complication of cell death--or necrosis--characterized by the decay of body tissues, which become black (and/or green) and malodorous. It is caused by infection or ischemia, such as by the bacteria Clostridium perfringens or by thrombosis (blocked blood vessel). Click on pictures to see larger views of DRY & WET gangrene.

    http://www.ancestry.com/ --Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903

    Name: Calvin F Warner

    State of Cemetery: Okemos, Ingham, Michigan

    Date of Death: 13 Jun 1894

    (Rank: PRIVATE; CO. M ; 8TH REGIMENT, H.A. shows on original view)

    U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles

    Name: Calvin F Warner

    Age at Enlistment: 18

    Enlistment Date: 1 Apr 1864

    Rank at enlistment: Private

    Enlistment Place: Shelby, NY

    State Served: New York

    Was Wounded?: Yes

    Survived the War?: Yes

    Service Record: Enlisted in Company M, New York 8th Heavy Artillery Regiment on 04 Jan 1864.

    Mustered out on 05 Jun 1865.

    Transferred to on 05 Jun 1865.

    Birth Date: abt 1846

    Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General

    Name of Regiment--8th Heavy Artillery Regiment New York

    Organization Date--19 Dec 1862

    Muster (or disbanded) Date--5 Jun 1865

    Regiment Type--Heavy Artillery (note: this involves cannons, etc)

    Regiment State--New York

    Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded: 19

    Officers Died of Disease or Accident: 4

    Enlisted Killed or Mortally Wounded: 342

    Enlisted Died of Disease or Accident: 298

    Regimental history at http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnyart1.h... (top half of page)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lookout_Mou...

    The Battle of Lookout Mountain was fought November 24, 1863, as part of the Chattanooga Campaign of the American Civil War. Union forces under Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker assaulted Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee, and defeated Confederate forces commanded by Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson. Lookout Mountain was one engagement in the Chattanooga battles between Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Military Division of the Mississippi and the Confederate Army of Tennessee, commanded by Gen. Braxton Bragg...

    [Much longer article, with maps, etc. at the website.]

    http://ngeorgia.com/history/batc.html

    Battle Above the Clouds

    Lookout Mountain

    November 24, 1863

    "The mountain is known for a unique weather phenomenon. Sometimes, after a clear dawn, a layer of fog descends toward the valley below, stopping about halfway down the peak. This inverted fog has been written about since the first whites visited the area sometime before 1735. It was on a fateful day, November 24, 1863, that this weather anomaly set in, creating the most poetic name for any battle in the American Civil War, The Battle Above the Clouds.

    Moving 12,000 men west of Chattanooga, "Fighting Joe" Hooker turns south, crosses Lookout Mountain Creek and encounters some 1200 Rebels entrenched in the side of Lookout Mountain, under the command of Carter Stevenson. Ordered to "fall back fighting" the Rebels withdraw towards the northern face of Lookout Mountain under the cover of artillery positioned at the peak of the mountain. The o

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    U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles

    Name: Calvin F Warner

    Age at Enlistment: 18

    Enlistment Date: 1 Apr 1864

    Rank at enlistment: Private

    Enlistment Place: Shelby, NY

    State Served: New York

    Was Wounded?: Yes

    Survived the War?: Yes

    Service Record: Enlisted in Company M, New York 8th Heavy Artillery Regiment on 04 Jan 1864.

    Mustered out on 05 Jun 1865.

    Transferred to on 05 Jun 1865.

    Birth Date: abt 1846

    Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General

    The 8th did their share. There is no way to tell which of these battles he wwas in, or even which Company M was in. There are the battles listed for the 8th NYHA that happened after 1 Apr 1864.

    Fought on 1 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.

    Fought on 2 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.

    Fought on 3 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.

    Fought on 5 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.

    Fought on 6 Jun 1864 at White House, VA.

    Fought on 6 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.

    Fought on 9 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.

    Fought on 10 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.

    Fought on 11 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.

    Fought on 12 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.

    Fought on 13 Jun 1864.

    Fought on 14 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA.

    Fought on 14 Jun 1864 at Chickahominy, VA.

    Fought on 16 Jun 1864 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 17 Jun 1864 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 18 Jun 1864 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 22 Jun 1864 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 23 Jun 1864 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 24 Jun 1864.

    Fought on 25 Jun 1864.

    Fought on 2 Jul 1864 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 3 Jul 1864.

    Fought on 17 Jul 1864.

    Fought on 14 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom, VA.

    Fought on 15 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom, VA.

    Fought on 16 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom, VA.

    Fought on 17 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom, VA.

    Fought on 24 Aug 1864.

    Fought on 25 Aug 1864 at Reams' Station, VA.

    Fought on 15 Oct 1864 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 27 Oct 1864 at Hatcher's Run, VA.

    Fought on 27 Oct 1864 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 27 Oct 1864 at Stoney Creek, VA.

    Fought on 27 Oct 1864 at Boydton Plank Road, VA.

    Fought on 27 Oct 1864 at Burgess Mills, VA.

    Fought on 27 Oct 1864 at Burgess' Farm, VA.

    Fought on 22 Nov 1864 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 8 Feb 1865 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 8 Feb 1865 at Hatcher's Run, VA.

    Fought on 25 Mar 1865 at Petersburg, VA.

    Fought on 25 Mar 1865 at Hatcher's Run, VA.

    Fought on 30 Mar 1865.

    Fought on 31 Mar 1865.

    Fought on 2 Apr 1865.

    Fought on 8 Apr 1865.

    The Battle of Lookout Mountain was fought November 24, 1863.

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