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James D. Visscher
Birth: Mar. 23, 1829
Albany County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1864, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He enlisted in September 1862 in Company G, 43rd New York Volunteer Infantry, and was commissioned Captain and commander of the company as a result of his experience in the New York State Militia. Promoted to Colonel and commander of the regiment on May 12, 1864, after the Battle of the Wilderness, he was killed in General Jubal Early’s Confederate attack on Fort Stevens, one of the defenses surrounding Washington, DC, in July 1864. (bio by: Mark Bodnar) 
Note: Father: John V.S. Visscher, Sr. Mother: Eleanor Visscher. Brother: Sgt. John V.S. Visscher, Jr(44th NY, 146th NY)
Albany Rural Cemetery
Albany County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 76, Lot 87
GPS (lat/lon): 42.70899, -73.7266
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mark Bodnar
Record added: Jun 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7521903
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James D. Visscher
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Rest in peace, Colonel. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. God bless you for your gallant stand in defense of our Union against those who would have destroyed it. The Union forever!
- Sharon
 Added: Jul. 12, 2016
Thank you, sir for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 12, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 18, 2014
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