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Brief History

The regiment was organized at Saratoga Springs, N. Y., and at Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor, and mustered in by Companies as follows: Companies "A" and "B" February 20, Companies "C" and "D" March 19, Company "E" April 14, Company "F" April 23, Company "G" April 20, Company "H" July 29, Company "I" September 18, Company "K" May 16, Company "L" October 15 and Company "M" October 20, 1864. It mustered out at Hart's Island, N. Y., June 27, 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 from Delaware County, Saratoga County, Sullivan County and Greene County.

Company B – principally recruited from Delaware County, Montgomery County, Sullivan County and Saratoga County.

Company C – principally recruited from New York City, Sullivan County, Orange County and Saratoga County.

Company D – principally recruited from New York City, Saratoga County, Orange County, Schenectady County and Montgomery County.

Company E – principally recruited from Saratoga County, Orange County, and Ulster County.

Company F – principally recruited from New York City, and Saratoga County.

Company G – principally recruited from New York City.

Company H – principally recruited from New York City, Orange County and Jefferson County.

Company I – principally recruited from New York CityOrange County, Dutchess County, Westchester County and Rensselaer County.

Company K – principally recruited from New York City.

Company L – principally recruited fromNew York CityOrange County, Ulster County,Clinton County, Westchester County, Rensselaer County and Schenectady County.

Company M – principally recruited from New York CityOrange County, Ulster County, Clinton County, Westchester County, Rensselaer County and Schenectady 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.
  • 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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