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Celebrating the rich history of Port Byron, New York, an old Erie Canal village in the Town of Mentz. This site is dedicated to the legacy and heritage of our community as well as a variety of regional historical tidbits. I hope you enjoy your visit and will stop by again.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Nathan Munger

Colonel Anson E. Wood, State Department Commander, Names his Staff Officers.

Col. Anson E. Wood, State Department Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, while in this city yesterday made appointments to his staff as follows:

Assistant Adjutant General, Nathan Munger, Post No. 175, Port Byron, 
Assistant Quarter Master General, Jared W. Wickes, Post No. 151, Syracuse, Judge Advocate General, Thomas B. O'Dell.Post No. 103, New York, Inspector General, Frank Z. Jones, Post No. 47, Rome, Senor aid de camp, J . J . Perkins, Post No. 116; Schuylerville.

The appointment of Mr. Munger as Assistant Adjutant General relieves George H. Lester of this city from further duty. His friends were hopeful of a reappointment for him. 

The Rome Daily Sentinel, Wednesday Evening, May 16, 1900

The Post Standard, Syracuse, NY, Friday Morning October 22, 1909 
Civil War Veteran Suddenly Expires at Port Byron. 

PORT BVRON. Oct. 21.-Nathan Munger died this morning at his home in Rochester street. He was in apparent good health last evening when he retired.  He was taken ill at 6 o'clock this morning with heart trouble. He was 89 years old and was a veteran of tha Civil War.  He is survived by his wife, one son, Fred Munger of Auburn, and one sister Mrs. Jewell Wartt of Chicago.  He was born at Fredonia and had lived in this village for forty years.  The Funderal will be held at the house ar 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon.  Interment will be made in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.