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Brief History

The 13th Regiment, New York Infantry was oganized at Rochester, N. Y., and mustered in for two years' service April 25, 1861. [1].

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Company A – Principally recruited at Rochester, Monroe County.

Company B – Principally recruited at Dansville, Livingston County.

Company C – Principally recruited at Rochester, Monroe County.

Company D – Principally recruited at Rochester, Monroe County.

Company E – Principally recruited at Rochester, Monroe County.

Company F – Principally recruited at Rochester, Monroe County.

Company G – Principally recruited at Rochester, Monroe County.

Company H - Principally recruited at Rochester, Monroe County.

Company I – Principally recruited at Rochester, Monroe County.

Company K – Principally recruited at Brockport, Monroe County.

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘New York in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • New York in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for New York, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Bingham, Luther Goodyear and McKenzie, Clarence David. The little drummer boy, Clarence D. McKenzie, the child of the Thirteenth Regiment, N. Y. S. M. and the child of the Mission Sunday School. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL Fiche 6083678
  • Frederick Henry Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at Civil War Soldiers; Sailors System (database on-line)
  • Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. New York Department (Rochester, New York). History of Monroe (New York) soldiery, 1861-1865. (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1994) FHL Film 1598123 Item 8
  • The Union Army : a History of Military Affairs in the Loyal States, 1861-65, Records of the Regiments in the Union Army, Cyclopedia of Battles, Memoirs of Commanders and Soldiers, Reprint of original published: Madison, WI.: Federal Pub. Co., 1908. Other libraries with this book,FHL Books 973 M2ua, vols. 1-9
  • United States. Army. New Jersey Infantry Regiment, 13th (1862-1865). Company D. Historical sketch of Company "D," 13th Regiment, N. J. Vols. : part of the 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, U. S. A., with the muster roll of the company. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL Fiche 6083463 and (Washington [District of Columbia] : Library of Congress, Photo duplication Service, 1987) FHL Film 1550092

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).


 

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