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Galen H. Lull (abt. 1833 - 1864)

Galen H. Lull
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Died at about age 31 in Andersonville, Sumter, Georgia, United Statesmap
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Calculated from his age at death, Galen B Lull was born on 17 July 1833.

In the 1850 census Galen H Lull (age 16) was in New Berlin, Chenango, New York.[1]

1 Jun 1850: New Berlin, Chenango, New York
Name Sex Age Occupation Birth Place
Benjamin Lull M 55 New York
Lodema Lull F 52 New York
Galen H Lull M 16 New York

In the 1855 census Galen Lull (age 22) was the child of Benjamin Lull in E.D. 1, New Berlin, Chenango, New York.[2]

1855: E.D. 1, New Berlin, Chenango, New York
Name Relation Sex Age Birth Location
Benjamin Lull Head M 60 Otsego
Amanda Lull Wife F 47 Chenango
Galen Lull Child M 22 Chenango
Mirim Scribner Mother F 76 Dutchess

In the 1860 census Galvin Lull (age 27) was in Laurens, Otsego, New York.[3]

1 Jun 1860: Laurens, Otsego, New York
Name Sex Age Occupation Birth Place
Galvin Lull M 27 New York
Mianda Lull F 31 New York
Mary L Lull F 4 New York
Francis M Lull M 2 New York

The Andersonville and Fort McHenry Civil War Prisoner Index, 1861-1865, states that Galen H. Lull, a private in company H of the 152nd New York Infantry, was captured on 22 Jun 1864 at Weldon R.R., Virginia, and was sent to Andersonville Prison where he died.[4]

Galen B Lull, born in 1833, died in 1864 (aged 30–31) and was buried in Saint Andrews Cemetery in New Berlin, Chenango County, New York.[5] There is a very large monument listing at least four of his family members.

Grave Marker

April 18, 1872
aged 77 yrs 9 mos.
& 15 Days.
his wife
died Nov. 8, 1850,
aged 53 yrs 3 mos.
& 15 Days
Member of
Co. G.18 Regt. N.Y.S.I.
died at New Orleans La.
April 12,1864,
aged 35 yrs & 15 days.
Member of
Co. H. 152 Regt. N.Y.S.I.
died at Andersonville, Ga.
Oct. 11, 1864,
aged 31 yrs 2 mo. & 24 da's

The 1890 Census Veterans Schedule states that in Oct 1862 Galon Lull enlisted as a Private in Company H of the 152 New York Infantry. It was noted that he starved in Libbie Prison. His widow, Miranda Lull, was living in West Laurens, Otsego County, New York in 1890. [6]


  1. 1850 Census: "United States Census, 1850", citing Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: M432; Line: 10; Digital film/folder number: 004196775_009_M9CD-NGZ; FHL microfilm: 17063; Image number: 22; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: N01115-6, FamilySearch Record: MCTT-MKF FamilySearch Image: S3HT-XX8Q-91, Galen H Lull (16) in New Berlin, Chenango, New York, United States. Born in New York, United States.
  2. 1855 Census: "New York State Census, 1855", citing Line: 12; Digital film/folder number: 005207114; FHL microfilm: 819849; Image number: 383, FamilySearch Record: K63L-3NJ FamilySearch Image: 33S7-LBPB-WHD, Galen Lull (22) child in household of Benjamin Lull (60) in E.D. 1, New Berlin, Chenango, New York, United States.
  3. 1860 Census: "United States Census, 1860", citing Page: 1; Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: M653; Digital film/folder number: 005170432; FHL microfilm: 803841; Image number: 322; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: N01774-7, FamilySearch Record: MC43-92D FamilySearch Image: 33S7-9BS6-9HQS, Galvin Lull (27) in Laurens, Otsego, New York, United States. Born in New York.
  4. Anderson Prisoner Index: "Web: US, Andersonville and Fort McHenry Civil War Prisoner Index, 1861-1865", Original data: Soldier and Sailors Database. Prisoners. National Park Service. accessed 9 October 2015; URL:, Ancestry Record 9747 #36961, Name: Galen H. Lull; Capture Date: 22 Jun 1864; Capture Place: Weldon R.R., VA; Prison: Andersonville; Side: Union; Rank: Private; State where enlisted: New York; Unit: 152 New York Infantry; Regiment: 152; Company: H; Function: Infantry; Death Place: Andersonville; Description: Reported to have died at Andersonville; Remarks: REPORTED TO HAVE DIED AT ANDERSONVILLE, DATE UNKNOWN.
  5. Memorial: Find a Grave (has image), Find A Grave: Memorial #100727327, Memorial page for Galen B Lull (1833-1864), citing Saint Andrews Cemetery, New Berlin, Chenango County, New York, USA; Maintained by Robi StoneCypher Green (contributor 47776880).
  6. 1890 Census: "1890 Veterans Schedules of the U.S. Federal Census", The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War; Series Number: M123; Record Group Title: Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group Number: 15; Census Year: 1890, Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 8667 #448744, Galon Lull.

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Died aged 29 years.

Enlisted August 29, 1862 at Lauren, New York, to serve 3 years. Mustered in as Private, Company H, October 14, 1862. Captured in action June 22, 1864 near Petersburg, VA. Reported to have died of starvation at Andersonville, GA. No date of death. 150 Second Infantry (may be 152nd Infantry?). - Copied from records at the New York state capitol, Albany, NY

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