| fact sources and writings about this individual:
Photo right is suggested to be Renselaer Everingham but no absolute proof of it found yet. This photo was found among Everingham family photos from Onondaga, NY.
1Information supplied by Ann J. Everingham.
2NY, Lafayette deaths
31860 Onondaga NY census
4Lafayette Cemetery Onondaga Co. NY
CIVIL WAR: Pvt. Van Renselaer Everingham enlisted (age 27) Nov 21, 1861 at Layayette, NY. died of disease April 27, 1862.
Research of Kevin Everingham of MI, 2013:
National Park Service Records,.. Van. R. Evringham Co.I, 12th Regiment, N.Y. Infantry, in as "private", rank out: "Corporal".
1900 Annual Report of the Adjutant General of NY, Issue 19,... "Everingham, Van Renselaer, age 27, Enlisted November 21, 1861 at LaFayette; mustered in a private, Co.I, same date, to serve 17 months; promoted to corporal, Feb 15, 1862; died of disease, April 27 1862, at Fortress Monroe, VA; also see name; Van R. Evringham."
1862 The Daily Standard, Syracuse, NY, May 1862... "There is considerable sickness in our regiment now, and several deaths have occurred lately. On the 27th of April, Corporal Van rensaelear Everingham of Company I, died at the Fortress Monroe Hospital of typhoid fever. He was a son of Justice Everingham and a promising young man. The following resolutions were adopted by his Co. on learning of his death: ---Postcard photo of Fortress Monroe Hospital,circa 1864
Camp Winfield Scott, Near Forktown, VA, May 1 '62... Whereas, We have learned that on the 27th day of April 1862, our much loved fellow soldier, Corporal Van Rensealier Everingham died of typhoid fever, at the Chesapeake Hospital at Fortress Monroe, therefore....
Resolved, That in the death of Corporal Everingham, Company I has lost one of it's most valuable and efficient members, and the society in which he moved at home, lost one of it's most patriotic and high minded young men; while his family has been bereft of a noble son and brother, whose place in the hearts of relatives and friends will ever be an aching void...
Resolved, that we hereby assure the friends and relatives of our deceased comrade that our warmest sympathies are extended to them in this hour of their sad bereavement, and remind them that some consolation can be found in the fact that his promising young life has been given up in defense of his loved country, and that though dying of disease, his honor is as great as though he fell at the cannon's mouth.
Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions be sent to the afflicted family of the deceased and published in the papers of Syracuse
.... Hamilton R. Combe, Captain Co. I, 12th N.Y. Vols. "
There is an interesting book for related family to check out!; "Diary and Civil War Letters: Corporal Van Rensselaer Evringham ; with Letters from His Comrades, Company I, 12th New York Volunteer Infantry, December 10, 1861 to April 20, 1862" by Donna Mitchell, Bush Research 2002. (66 pgs)