Sgt. Asa Cleveland
War of 1812

     Summit — Served a full term under the first call; was promoted to sergeant; served at the battle of Plattsburg and in minor en­gagements with the enemy ; served as substitute under the second call; died October, 1859. His wife was a daughter of David Galusha, a native of France, who served as a sergeant under Lafayette in the American Revolution, and afterward became a resident of Schoharie county. For nearly twenty years previous to his death Cleveland resided near Quincy, Illinois. A grandson James G. Cleveland, served a full term as regiment commissary of Colonel, later General, John A. Logan's regiment, and re-enlisted. Another grandson, F. H. Cleveland, served in the Union Army and is on record as a Schoharie county veteran. Charles Hunley, a grandson, served in an Illinois regiment during the rebellion also. Jacob, a son, and two daughters are living. Other grandchildren are: Nathaniel, Jane A. Pindar, Marian and Charles Aten.

["Military records of Schoharie County veterans of four wars"; Albany, N.Y. :: Weed, Parsons and Co.,, 1891]

 


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