Memorial Day, 1908 Great Valley, New York

Memorial Day, 1908 Great Valley, New York

Top Row, L to R:

1. Edwin Wilcox 188th NYVI

2. Abner Marvin 105th NYVI, Co. C

3. Israel Rickards 154th NYVI

4. John Malancton "Lank" Howe  Co B 1st regiment of the NY Dragoons.  (Identified by Steve Kleisath)

5. Charles H. Field 154th NYVI

6. Melvin Wilcox ________________

7. Melbourn Wilcox 6th NY Cavalry

8. ________________ ________________

9. John Chase ________________ - possibly 2nd NY Mtd. Rifles

Boy in center is Ralph Field, son of Charles H. Field

Bottom Row, L to R

1. Oscar McKay 64th NYVI, Co. C

2. Irving Flint Probably his brother Orville Flint, 147thNY

3. Elbert C. Hulbert 37th NYVI

4. Martin Pratt  Co B 154th Infantry - Identified  Nov 17th 2001 by Susan Covey (direct descendant) 

5. ____________________ ___________________

6. ____________________ ___________________

Identifications from Phyllis Beebe, Geneseo, NY, a descendant of Melbourn Wilcox, and from a grandson of Israel Rickards. Special thanks to Debra Mina.

Submitted by Phil Palen, Gowanda, New York

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Updated Oct 9th 2001