site logo
H.F. Tarbox

H.F. Tarbox

Federal (USV)


Henry Fisk Tarbox

(1839 - 1914)

Home State: New York

Education: Genesee College

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was studying Law when the War began in 1861. He was 2nd Lieutenant of Company C.

The rest of the War

Apointed Assistant Paymaster, Army of the Cumberland in Fall 1863, at Nashville, TN.

After the War

Admitted to the Bar in 1865, firm of Tarbox & Sherwin, still practicing in Batavia, NY in 1890. Member NY State Assembly 1866-67. Collector of Internal Revenue 1868, 1872. Appointed Postmaster, Batavia, NY 21 January 1890.

References & notes

Basic information from Washburn1. His photograph from one in the collection of the New York State Military Museum. Genesee College is now Syracuse University.


03/01/1839; Scottsville, NY


1914; Batavia, NY


1   Washburn, George H., A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols., Rochester (NY): Press of E.R. Andrews, 1894, pp. 316 - 324  [AotW citation 9007]