JAMES R. CHAMBERLIN...


...got shot in the buttocks and after that, in photographs, he was never seen sitting again because it hurt to sit! From his listing in the Grand Army of the Republic's Directory, we learned that James was born in Troy, New York, on September 19, 1825. Although the GAR directory says this, the 1900 US Census for Rochester NY says that James was born in October of 1824. He was a graduate of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

NOTE: In the Main Cemetery, you will find the Chamberlin headstone in: Area C - Lot 44 as shown on the above map.
The below image may help you to locate his headstone at  43.097360,   -77.512766
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developed by Beth Knickerbocker - 2013