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Muster Roll of the Italians in the
Garibaldi Guards 39th New York Volunteer Infantry

Provided by: Mike Bacarella

This list consitutes the Italian born soldiers serving in the 39th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment: The Garibaldi Guards served during the entire Civil War enlisting in May 1861 and finally mustered out in July 1865. More detailed information can be obtained by reading "Lincoln's Foreign Legion."

Most of the men entered the regiment in 1861 signing on for a three year enlistment in the Company A, which later changed to Company C.

ADAMOLI, LUIGI > born in ITALY; FARMER; PRINCIPAL MUSCIAN
ALLEGRETTI, IGNAZIO > age 21; rank 2nd lieutenant; Transfered
to the 29TH NYVI; buried in cemetry in Chicago.
ANDRE, JOHN 26 > aka ANDURS, GIOIVANNI; born in NAPLES; he was
a student at his enlistment in 1861
ANAGIO, FRANCISCO > age 29 at enlistment 1861
ANTONALI, GIACOMO > age 33 at enlistment; rank as Corporal
BARDO, GIUSEPPE > born in ITALY; age 28 at enlistment; aka
VINCENZIO; WIA/CIA Paroled
BARTOLI, RAFFAELE > age 25 at enlistment; born in LUCCA, ITALY;
MILLER as a profession
BENNETT, PIETRO > age 29 at enlistment; worked as a RAG DEALER
BERNABO, GUISEPPE >  enlisted in 1862; aka BARNABO; Disability
BISCACCIANTI, ALEXANDER CHARLES DI > age 43 at enlistment;
born in ITALY; rank commisary sgt. Field and Staff; promoted
to 1st liutenant
BOGGIALI, GIOVANI > MUSICIAN; aka BAGGIOLI & ROGIALLI; he was
assigned to Captain WIEGAND's Company F.
BOIX, ANGEL J. > age 21 at enlistment in 1862
BONI, PAOLO > age 24 at enlistmen; born in ITALY; WIA 7/2/1863
at Gettysburg /DOW 10/9/1863
BOTTERA, CALCEDONIO > enlisted 1861 
BOTTINI, GIOVANNI >age 29 at enlistment
BREMORE, JOHN > age 24 at enlistment; born in ITALY; worked
as a SEAMAN
BRESCIANI, BARTOLOMEO > age 32  at enlistment 1861
BRUSI, MICHELE > age 35 at enlistment
CADOZA, PASQUALE  > age 25 at enlistment in 3/7/1864
CAPOTTINI, CARLO > age 38 at enlistment
CARBRIOS, W. > company C; CIA/POW in Andersonville Prison,
GA; DOD 9/8/1864 in captivity 
CARBONI, FRANCESCO > age 25 at enlistment; born in GENOA,
ITALY; worked as a FARMER; WIA
CAROGLIO, LORENZO > age 35; born in MONTE FORRETO, ITALY;
worked as a COACHMAN;  aka CAROLIO
CAROLI, PAOLO > age 33 at enlistment
CASTELVECCHIO, RAFFAELE > age 22; rank of sgt; WIA
CATONI, LUIGI > age 29 at enlistment not assigned to any
company
CATTANEO, ANTONIO  > veteran  General Garibaldi;  Served
under Lt. Colonel Repetti as an engineer.
CAVAGNARO, GIOVANNI > age 24 at enlistment
CAVROTTI, GUISEPPE > age 24; rank of Sgt.
CEBBALLE, MAURICE > not assigned to a company at enlistment
CEDONI, CESARE > aka SEDONI
CELLA, ANTONIO > age 25 at enlistment
CLERMONT, ALEXANDER > age 35 at enlistment
COFFI, FRANZESCO > age 24 at enlistment in 1864
COLLA, GIOVANNI > age 27 at enlistment
COLOMBANI, J. M. > age 22 at enlistment not assigned to a
company 
COLOMBO, LUIGI > age 34 at enlistment; born in ITALY
CORTE, CARLO > age 22 at enlistment in 1862
COSTA, GIOVANNI > age 25 at enlistment
COSTA, STEFFANO > age 22 at enlistment
CRAIG, JOHN > age 28 at enlisment in 1862; born in MALTA;
worked as a liquior dealer
CUTTA, ANTONIIO > age 29 at enlistment
CUTORMINI, ANTONIO > enlisted in 1864; worked as a SEAMAN; 
DAGUANO, ANTINIO > age 20 at enlistment; CIA and later
Paroled
DAL MOLIN, ANTONIO > age 24; rank 1st Lieutenant; aka
DELKOLIN
DEGRETO, LUIGI > not assigned to a company at enlistment
DELACOSTA, DOMINICO > age 19 at enlistment in 1864 in
company C; born in ITALY;  worked as a laborer; WIA/DOW;
brother of Johanni and Jose
DELACOSTA, JOHANNI > age 21 at enlistment in company C;
born in ITALY; worked as a LABORER; WIA/DOW; died 6/28/1864
buried Arlington National Cemetry; brother of Dominico and Jose.
DELACOSTA, JOSE > born in ITALY; enlisted in company H.
in 1864; worked as a Laborer; WIA at PETERSBURG 6/1864;
brother of Johnni and Dominico.
DELAPORES, PETRO > age 28 at enlistment; born in ITALY;
worked as a laborer;WIA; Disability
DE LUCCHI, LUIGI > age 28 at enlistment; born in SPERZIA,
ITALY; worked as a SOLDIER and VETERANOF GARIBALDI
DE MARTINI, AGOSTINO > age 20 at enlistment
DEPICTO, LUIGI > age 22 at enlistment
DESTEFAINI, ENRICO > age 24 at enlistment; rank of
corporal; aka destafani
DESTEFANI, EGIDO > age 22 at enlistment;aka ENRIES
DOMINECO, PAGLIO GEORGE > age 39 at enlistment; born
in ITALY;  worked as a SAILOR;WIA/SIH
DRAGUTINOVITCH, THOMAS > age 23 at enlistment;aka
TRACONOVITCH
EMIDIO, ANDREOLI > age 35 at enlistment in 1862 not
assigned to a company.
FENELLI, FRANCESCO > age 19 at enlistment
FERRALASCO, GIOVANNI > age 30 at enlistment; rank
of Sgt.
FERRARI, ANNIBAL > age 30 at enlistment; rank of
Sgt; TRANS to 120th U.S.COLORED TROOPS there KIA
FERRERO, CARL > age19 at enlistment; aka FARIA &
FARRIER
FONTANA, ANDREW > age 24 at enlistment; born in
Italy; rank of 1st Lieutenant; worked as a SOLDIER
FRASCARI, LUIGI > not assignted to a company at
enlistment
FRIXONE, RAPHAEL > age 24 at enlistment; rank of Sgt;
served in PA Cavalry; died 7/4/1895 Cincinnati, Ohio.
FUNAGHI, RAFFAELE > age 21 at enlistment. 
GARBARINI, VINCENZO > age 27 at enlistment; CIA/POW;
Died 9/7/1864  Andersonville
GARIBALDI, LUIGI A. > age 25 at enlistment in 1863;
aka GEORGE
GAZZERA, FRANCOIS  > age 32 at enlistment in 1862 
GERAZIO,GIUSEPPE > age 27 at enlistment;aka GERVASIO
GERRANNA, ROGEALLA >  enlisted in 1862
GHILONI, CHRISTOFORO > age 26 at enlistment; born in
BARZA, ITALY; worked as a CIGARMAKER; aka CHRISTOFORO
CHILOSI, GILLONI & CHILOSU; WIA Gettysburg July 1863
GIOACCHINO, GIORGETTI > age 22 at enlistment 
GIONSON, JIMI > age 21 at enlistment
GIUSTI, ANTONIO > age 28 at enlistment; born in CATANIA,
Sicily, Italy; worked as a plaster molder
GORDINI, GIOVANNI > age 23 at enlistment; rank of
Corporal; aka GODINI, ANTONIO;WIA after CROSS KEYS 6/8/62
GORI, ANGELO > age 32 at enlistment; rank of Sgt; aka
GERRI, ANGIOLO
GOTANIS, ANTONIO > age 25 at enlistment; born in ITALY;
worked as a COAL HEAVER.
GRIFFA, GIUSEPPE > age 25 at enlistment; rank of Sgt; SIH
GUIDI, GIUSEPPE > age 23 at enlistment
GUISEPPE, BALLA POSTA > age 40 at enlistment in 1862 
LA ROSA, VINCENZO > no details on his enlistment
LATANIO, ANTONIO > enlisted in 1864
LA VINERE, ANTONIO > age 30 at enlistment; born in
ITALY; worked as a SOLDIER; aka LABINERE
LEVERONI, DARIDE > age18 at enlistment.
LUPICINI, GIORGIO > age 29 at enlistment
LURASCHI, FRENCESCO > enlisted in 1861;aka LORUSCHI
MAGGI, ANTONIO > age 28 at enlistment
MAGGI, FERDINANDO >age 32 at enlistment;WIA
MALCHIODI, ANTONIO >enlisted in 1861
MANCINI, PIETRO > age 32 at enlistment; rank of Corporal
MARCOS, ANTONIO > age 22 at enlistment
Mariarie, Wm. > enlisted in Company C 1864; POW
Salisbury Prison; died1/3/1864 or 1865.
MARICHI, ANTONIO > age 35 at enlistment; born in ITALY;
worked as a SAILOR;aka DOMENICO MARSALA and MARACHI;
KIA 1/12/64 in the Battle of the WILDERNESS.
MAURI, ANTONIO > enlisted in 1861
MAURI, GIOVANNI > age 23 at enlistment
MAZRINI, ANTONIOI > age 25; rank of Corporal;aka MAZZINI
MERSINA, VITA > age 20 at enlistment in 1863 assigned to
Company I.
MESINO, WEDO > age 19 at enlistment in 1864; aka WEIDO,
MESINO 
MIRANDE, FILIPPO > age 20 at enlistment
MIRANDO, GIOVANNI > enlistment in 1861
MONTEGRIFA, AGOSTINO > age 30 at enlistment; BECAME
SUTLER AKA MONTEGRIFFO
MORINO, PAOLINO > enlisted in 1861
MUNERATI, GUISEPPE > age 35 at enlistment;aka MOUNARATTA
NANETTI, CARLO > age 27 at enlistment
OLIVA, ANTONIO > age 18 at enlistment; born in GENOA,
ITALY; worked as aFARMER; rank of Sgt;WIA/DOW
ORNESI, FRANCISCO > age 36 at enlistment; rank of
1st Lieutenant. 
OSNAGHI, CESARE > age 30 at enlistment; rank of Captain
aka OSNAGI
PAGLIO, GION DOMINICO > age 39 at enlistment in Co. I. 1864
PARISOTTI, NATALE > age 25 at enlistment;VETERAN OF
GARIBALDI
PATALANI, PASQUALE > age 24 at enlistment; born in
TUSCANI, ITALY; worked as a SEAMAN
PAVARINI, ALESSANDRA > age 25 at enlistment
PELI, GAETANO > age 35 at enlistment
PERANTO, JOSEPH > age 34 at enlistment
PERATTI,  J  > age 25 at enlistment; TRANS 15TH US
ARTILLERY.
PETROLI, PIETRIO > age 25at enlistment; born in ITALY;
worked as a LABORER; WIA after the Battle of the
WILDERNESS 5/6/1864
PICCONI, GIOVANNI > age 24 at enlistment; born in LUCCA,
ITALY; worked as a MOLDMAKER;;WIA; SIH
PIEROTTI, AMEDEE > age 28 at enlistment; TRANS 3RD
US ARTILLERY
PIEROTTI, VIRGILO > age 28 at enlistment; born in LUCCA,
ITALY; worked as PLASTERER;WIA
RAGGIO, GUISEPPE > age 36 at enlistment in Company E.
in 1862; buried at West Lawn Cemetry,Chicago, Il.
RANICRI, LUIGI > aka RAINIERI
REPETTI, ALESSANDRO > age 39 at enlistment; born in
GENOA, ITALY;aka RAPPETTI, &RIPETTI;RESIGNED; died
7/18/1890 Genoa, Italy.
RIZRI, GIACOMO > age 30 at enlistment; born in Italy;
worked as a LOOKING-GLASSMAKER;. aka GIOVANNI RIZZI
ROCCA, LUIGI > age 29 at enlistment; born in MILAN,
ITALY; worked as a SHOEMAKER
RONZOME, SILVIO > age 30 at enlistment; rank of Sgt;
aka RANSONI, SILVIS ORRANZONE, SILVSYLVIA RONZONI
RAPHAEL, HENRY > age 19 at enlistment
ROPETTI, GIOVANNI > age 23 at enlistment  
RUX, LUIGI > born in NICE, SAVOY, ITALY; worked as
a SOLDIER;aka ROUX
SACCHI, AJACE (Ajax) > was a SOLDIER with GARIBALIDINI;
SERVED UNDER REPETTI AS An ENGINEER
SACCHI, FRANCESCO > enlisted in 1861
SACHINI, PIETRO STEFARO > age 30 at enlistment
SALVIATTI, ERCIOLE  > age 27 at enlistment and
assigned to the SPANISH Co. Company I; aka SAREATTI
& SALVIATTI 
SAMBRUETTI, GUISEPPE > age 32 at enlistment; born
in GENOA, ITALY; worked as a FIREMAN
SAMSA, GIOVANNI > age 28 at enlistment; born in
FIUME, DALMATIA; worked as a MERCHANT; rank of Sgt
SANTI, ANTONIO > age 24 at enlistment. 
Sartucio, E. E. > enlisted and assigned to  Co. K the
French company; d. 4/10/1897 buried Cypress Hills
Cemetery, Brooklyn NY
SCOPINI, AMBROGIO > age 28 at enlistment in 1862;
VETERAN OF GARIBALDI
Tinelli, Luigi; born in Italy; Major in the Garibaldi
Guards; transfered to become the Colonel of his own
regiment, the 90th New York.
National Archives Service Records of Louis Tinelli's
Pension. During the war Tinelli recruited the Hancock
Guards, which later were consolidated with the McClellan
Rifles. Tinelli's two sons joined the Union as officers.
At 18, Francis Tinelli enlisted as a private in his
father's regiment, but was discharged to accept a
commission as a lieutenant in the 13th Heavy Artillery,
and Joseph J. Tinelli was acting Master in the Navy. In
May of 1863, Louis Tinelli contracted malaria and was
discharged for disability on the 31st, in New Orleans.  
Tinelli served with four companies at Fort Jefferson,
Key West and Tortuga, Florida; died 1873 Key West, Fl.
VENTURA, ALESSANDRO > enlistment details unknown
VENTURINO, Domenico > age 27 at enlistment
VENUTI, EDWARD > age 36 at enlistment in Company H. in
1861; aka VENENTI & VENNTI; TRANS 52ND NYVI; KIA
Gettysburg. July 1863
VERDI, CIRO > age 30 at enlistment; rank as Regimental
Surgeon; trans 101st N.Y; 
VERDIER, GIUSEPPE > age 22 at enlistment
VIGO, ANDREA  > age 41 at enlistment
VINELLI, FRANCESCO > no details on his enlistment
ZARONI, PIETRO > no details on his enlistment

Abbreviations defined: KIA = Killed in Action, WIA = Wounded in Action, DOW = Died of Wounds, CIA = Captured in Action, POW = Prisoner of War, DOD = Died of Disease, SIH = Sent to Reserve Corp

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