Remington J. Bidgood

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  • Name: Remington J. Bidgood
  • Location of Birth: Clinton, New York
  • Date of Birth: February 8, 1824
  • Date of Death: January 28, 1921 (93 years old)
  • Parents: Marcus Bitgood (Bidgood) and Almira (Emery) Bidgood
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: December 29, 1863
  • Place Sworn In: Moira, New York, USA
  • Date of Discharge: June 21, 1865
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, Civil War Draft Registration Records, 1863-1865:
    Name: Remington Bidgood
    Birth Year: About 1831
    Place of Birth: New York
    Age on July 1, 1863: 32
    Race: White
    Marital Status: Married
    Residence: New York
    Congressional District: 17th
    Class: 1

    Information in the United States, Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865:
    Name: Remington Bidgood
    Side: Union
    Regiment State/Origin: New York
    Regiment: 14th Regiment, New York Heavy Artillery
    Company: C
    Rank In: Private
    Rank Out: Private

    Information in the United States, Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865:
    Name: Remington Bitgood (Bidgood)
    Enlistment Age: 29
    Birth Date: About 1834
    Enlistment Date: December 29, 1963
    Enlistment Place: Morrell, New York
    Enlistment Rank: Private
    Muster Date: January 4, 1864
    Muster Place: New York
    Muster Company: C
    Muster Regiment: 14th Heavy Artillery
    Muster Regiment Type: Artillery
    Muster Information: Enlisted
    Imprisonment Date: July 30, 1864
    Imprisonment Place: Petersburg, Virginia
    Imprisonment Date #2: March 25, 1865
    Imprisonment Place #2: Fort Stedman. Virginia
    Muster Out Date: June 21, 1865
    Muster Out Place: Camp Parole, Annapolis, Maryland
    Muster Out Information: Discharged
    Side of War: Union
    Survived War?: Yes
    Was POW: Yes
    Notes: 1865-02-22 Paroled, (Aiken's Landing, Virginia), 1865-03-25 Paroled (Fort Stedman, Virginia)

    Information found in the New York, United States Town Clerks' Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, circa 1861-1865:
    Name: Remington Bidgood
    Birth Date: January 6, 1833
    Birth Place: Clinton, New York
    Father: Marcus Bidgood
    Mother: Eleanor Emery
    Residence Place: Moira, New York
    Enlistment Date: December 28, 1863
    Enlistment Location: Moira, Franklin, New York
    Regiment: 14th Artillery
    Company: C
    Rank: Private
    Race: White
    Marital Status: Married
    Participated in battles of Coal Harbor, Spotsylvania, and Petersburgh. Taken prisoner at latter place. Confined at Andersonville prison seven months. Discharged June 21, 1865.

  • Wars Involved:
    Civil War

  • MIA / POW:
    POW - Civil War

  • Civilian Life:
    Remington was one of the few remaining old soldiers of Itasca County and saw service in the Civil War with the heavy artillery from New York state.

    He is survived by his son, Julius. and a daughter. His wife died in 1911.

    There is a discrepancy between the grave marker and the obituary found in the February 2, 1921 edition of the Grand Rapids Herald Review. The obituary states that Remington died in 1921.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-A-40-0-8)

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