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Brief History

The 22nd Regiment, New York Cavalry was organized at Rochester, N. Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: Company "A" December 20, 1868; Companies "B¿ and "C" January 5; Companies "D," "E" and "F" January 10; Companies "G," "H" and "I" February 2; Company "K" February 6; Company L" February 12, and Company "M" February 23, 1864. The regiment mustered out August 1, 1865.[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 in Monroe County and Yates County.

Company B – Principally recruited in Onondaga County, Monroe County and Oneida County.

Company C – Principally recruited in Monroe County and Oneida County.

Company D – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Wayne County, and Allegany County.

Company E – Principally recruited in Madison County, Onondaga County and Chenango County.

Company F – Principally recruited in MonroeCounty, Orleans County and Chautauqua County.

Company G – Principally recruited in Steuben County, Livingston County, Clinton County and Monroe County.

Company H – Principally recruited in Onondaga County and Wayne County.

Company I – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Cayuga County, Onondaga County and Seneca County.

Company K – Principally recruited in Monroe County, Chautauqua County and Madison County.

Company L – Principally recruited in Chenango County  and Otsego County.

Company M – Principally recruited in Monroe County  Madison County, Steuben County, Cayuga County and Oneida 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.
  • Burns, Michael G. From Rochester to Winchester : the regimental history of the 22nd New York Cavalry, 1864-1865. (Westminster, Maryland : Willow Bend Books, 2001, c2000), FHL book 974.7 M2bf
  • 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)
  • 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

References

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


 

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