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Claffee, Claffy, Claffey Men Who Served
Civil War Veterans
List of Some Civil War Battles with appropriate dates is at bottom of page.
Updated January 21, 2003
   This is a partial list of our ancestors who served in the Civil War and each is numbered so that you can contribute information to be added as a note on another page if you have information on any of them.  Also,
if you know of others, please let us know so they can be added. I have listed a minimum of identifying information so the list can be easily scanned.  I have additional information on most of them. If you
think  you have a connection email Jim-Ann Claffee
MO=Mustered Out
. Name of veteran D of  B Town State Disposition
. . . . . .
01 Patrick Claffee . Waterbury CT MO 31 Jul 1861
02 Patrick T. Claffee . Bridgeport CT died 5 Oct 1862
03 John Claffee . Waterbury CT MO 31 Aug 1863
04 John Claffy . Middletown CT MO 19 Jul 1865
05 Frank Claffey . Waterbury CT MO 31 Aug 1863
06 Michael Claffey . Hartford CT Deserted 29 Nov 1862
07 John Claffey . New Haven  CT MO 30 Sep 1863
08 Patrick Claffy b. @ 1846 . Ohio Discharged 30 May 1865
09 David Claffey b. @ 1841 . Ohio MO 15 Jul 1865
10 Francis Claffy . Alton IL MO 14 July 1865
11 Keeran Claffy . Alton IL MO 27 Oct 1865
12 James Claffy . . PA Discharged 17 June 1865
13 David Claffy . . PA Discharged 1 Feb 1862
14 William Claffey . Washington Co PA MO 24 July 1865
15 Patrick Claffey . . PA MO 30 Sep 1864
16 John Claffey . . PA .
17 Keran Claffy . St. Louis, MO enlisted in IL MO 3 Nov 1864
18 Martin Claffy . . NY MO 19 July 1865 in Raleigh, NC
19 Thomas Claffy b. @ 1840 . NY MO 27 Nov 1865
20 Joseph Claffy b. @ 1840 Albany NY MO 19 Jun 1863
21 Michael C. Claffy . Syracuse NY .
22 Patrick H. Claffy b. @ 1833 Schenectady NY .
23 John Claffy . Waterloo NY 
musician
MO 22 June 1865
24 Joseph Claffy b. @ 1836 Brooklyn NY Discharged 1865
25 Kerin Claffey b. @ 1827 NYC NY Deserted 15 Oct 1864
26 Michael Claffey b. @ 1829 NYC NY Deserted
27 James Claffey b. @ 1841 Albany NY Died 10 Sep 1863
28 James Claffey b. @ 1834 Wawayanda NY MO 19 July 1865
29 Michael Claffy . Sacramento CA Disability 9 Apr 1865
30 Thomas Claffy . Janesville, WI San AntonioTX MO 24 Nov 1865
31 Michael Claffy . . Kentucky Deserted 22 Sep 1865
32 William Claffey b. @ 1843 Dorchester MA (baker) .
33 John Claffey . Roxbury MA MO 14 Jul 1865
34 Thomas Claffey . Lowell MA (carpenter) Killed 13 Dec 1862
35 Andrew J. Claffey b. @ 1843 Boston MA MO 24 Jun 1864
36 John P. Claffey Groton MA Deserted 10 May 1863 in VA
37 John Claffey b. @ 1843 Lowell MA MO 27 Jul 1864
38 Hubert Claffey . Brookfield MA Discharged wounds 1863
39 John Claffey b. @ 1835 Pittsfield MA MO 15 May 1865
40 John Claffey b. @ 1846 Roxbury MA .
41 Andrew J. Claffey . . New Hampshire could be # 35 above
42 Thomas Claffey . St. Joseph Co. IN Died 10 Jan 1865
43 Peter Claffey . Troy  NY (wounded) lived in Pittsfield, MA
44 William Claffey . . . drafted Cohoes, NY
45 James Claffee . . MA infantry 25th Regiment
46 James Claffey . . Tennessee Artillery Confederate
47 John Claffy . . Michigan Infantry .
48 Patrick Claffy . . Mississippi Infantry Confederate
49 Nicholas Claffy . . NY .
50 Edward Claffey . . PA .
51 Edward J. Claffey . . NY .
52 Michael Claffey . Rochester NY .
 53 James ClaffeyNew . Columbia SC  Confederate

 See notes for more information on these veterans.

Civil War Notes:
01 Patrick Claffee-16th Regiment, CT Infantry
02 Patrick T. Claffee-Co. C, 9th Regiment, Infantry,widow Mary T.  Claffee
03 John Claffee-23rd Regiment, CT Infantry, never married
05 Frank Claffey-23rd Regiment, CT Infantry
08 Patrick Claffy-5th Regiment, OH Infantry
09 David Claffey-widow Louisa-same person as #13 See Carol Mounts on Title Page
10 Francis Claffy, widow Mary lived in NY, Died 2 Oct 1889, Buried Hampton VA National Cem. 
12 James Claffy-brother to #13 & #14 See Carol Mounts on Title Page.
Another James Claffy, PA Calvary died 18 April 1886 in Oakland, CA,  wife  Annie, only child Francis Joseph b. 11 Jan 1881.
13 David Claffy-brother to #12 & #14 See Carol Mounts on Title Page
14 William Claffey-brother to #12 & #13, widow Mary
18 Martin Claffy-widow Annie E. Claffy Trim, resident of Ogdensburg, NY, siblings Patrick, Bridgett & Maggie of Montreal, Canada, children
22 Patrick H. Claffy-tailor, widow Sarah Winters Claffy of Canada & Michigan, no children, 80th Inf. Co. D
23 John Claffy-see Zo Newell family listed on Home Page
24 Joseph Claffy-married Elizabeth Nolan, children Norah Claffey b. @ 1867 and John Claffey 
b. @ 1861 whose daughter was Lillian V. Claffey.
25 Kerin Claffey-enlisted 21 Nov 1861, Co. C 90th Inf, re-enlisted (maybe in 149th Inf. Co. C), deserted on expiration of Furlough, also spelled Kerrin & Kearus 
26 Michael Claffey-alias Michael Dolan, widow Bridget
27 James Claffey-177th Inf. Co. D
28 James Claffey-see Barbara Sandberg family listed on Home Page
29 Michael Claffy-2nd Regiment, CA Cavalry
30 Thomas Claffy-13th Regiment, WI Infantry
32 William Claffey-1st Regiment, MA Infantry
34 Thomas Claffey-19th Regiment, MA Infantry, widow Margaret, children Maria Francis b. 12 Dec 1859 & Harriet Theresa b. 18 June 1861
36 John P. Claffey-16th Regiment, MA Infantry
37 John Claffey-Born Ireland @ 1843, Lived at Soldiers Home in Los Angeles, died 25 Jan 1905.
38 Hubert Claffey-21st Regiment, MA Infantry
41 Andrew J. Claffey-sometimes shown as Andrew G. Claffey
42 Thomas Claffey-died at Gallatin, TN
43 Peter Claffey-lost right eye, granted $5.33/month pension.
46 James Claffey-Winston's Company, Light Artillery
47 John Claffy-13th Regiment, Michigan Inf, widow Mary A. Claffy
49 Nicholas Claffy-Think he was resident of Seneca Co., NY
50 Edward Claffey-widow Mary
51 Edward J. Claffey-widow Clara E.
52 Michael Claffey-never married, Brother Hugh Claffey of Brooklyn, NY.
 See Claffey Family of NY listed on Home Page
53 Pvt. James Claffey was in 4th SC Reserves, Richland District, Aug 1863

Civil War Battle Dates

21 Jul 1861 Battle of Bull Run
10 Aug 1861 Battle of Wilson's Creek
12-16 Feb 1862 Battle of Fort Donelson
7 & 8 Mar 1862 Battle of Pea Ridge
9 Mar 1862 Battle of the Monitor & the Merrimack
6-7 Apr 1862 Battle of Shiloh
5 May 1862 Battle of Williamsburg
17 Sep 1862 Battle of Antietam
3-4 Oct 1862 Battle of Cornith
13 Dec 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg
31 Dec 1862 & 2 Jan 1863 Battle of Stones River
2-4 May 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville
16 May 1863 Battle of Champion Hill
1-3 July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg
18 May - 4 July 1863 Siege of Vicksburg
18 July 1863 Storming of Fort Wagner
19-20 Sep 1863 Battle of Chickamauga
23 Nov 1863 Battle of Chattanooga
24 Nov 1863 Battle of Lookout Mountain
24-25 Nov 1863 Battle ofMissionary Ridge
29 Nov 1863 Assault of Fort Sanders
20 Feb 1864 Battle of Olustee
12 Apr 1864 Fort Pillow Massacre
6 May 1864 Battle of the Wilderness
8-18 May 1864 Battle of Spotsylvania
14-15 May 1864 Battle of Resaca
3 Jun 1864 Battle of Cold Harbor
27 Jun 1864 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
22 Jul 1864 Battle of Atlanta
19 Sep 1864 Battle of Opequon
19 Oct 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek
30 Nov 1864 Battle of Franklin
15-16 Dec 1864 Battle of Nashville
15 Jan 1865 Capture of Fort Fisher
1 Apr 1865 Battle of Five Forks
2 Apr 1865 Fall of Petersburg

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