No.: 550From Records of Officers and Men of New Jersey in Wars, 1791-1815 --
Name: Ward Cyrus
Regiment: 17 USI ["U.S. Infantry"]
Company Commander: Capt. Bradford
Eyes: Blue black
Hair: dark brown
Where Born: Chatham, Morris, New Jersey
Enlistment When: March 24, 1813
Enlistment Where: [blank]
Enlistment By Whom: [illegible]
Enlistment Period: 5 years
Remarks: [Identical to Below]
Ward, Cyrus -- Private, Capt. Benjamin Watson's Company; enlisted, March 24, '13, for five years; promoted Sergt., Feb. 28, '15; transferred with Capt. Benjamin Watson's Company to 6th Infantry, Aug. 31, '15; reduced to private, March 9, '17; promoted Sergt., Dec. 11, '17; discharged at Plattsburgh, N.Y., March 24, '18, expiration of service.Cyrus D. Ward was my g-g-g-grandfather by way of my g-grandmother Lucy (Chesley) Walker and her mother Phoebe (Ward) Chesley.
I was finding it brutal to get info on Cyrus Ward and his family. But the above disclosed his birthplace which should help tremendously.
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