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Brief History

The 33rd Regiment, New York Infantry was organized at Elmira, New York, and mustered in July 3, 1861. The regiment mustered out June 2, 1863. [1]

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

Batteries in this Battalion 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 Seneca County.

Company B – Principally recruited in Wayne County.

Company C - Principally recruited in Seneca County.

Company D – Principally recruited in Ontario County.

Company E – Principally recruited in Livingston County.

Company F – Principally recruited in Livingston County.

Company G – Principally recruited in Erie County.

Company H - Principally recruited in Ontario County.

Company I - Principally recruited in Yates County.

Company K - Principally recruited in Seneca 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.
  • Contant, George W. Path of blood : the true story of the 33rd New York Volunteers. (Savannah, New York : Seeco Printing Services, c1996)FHL Book 974.7 M2co
  • Conyngham, D. P. (David Power). The Irish Brigade and its campaigns : with some account of the Corcoran Legion and sketches of the principal officers. (Gaithersburg, Maryland : Butternut Press, [198-?]), FHL book 973 M2con and (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978), FHL film 1036141 Item 16
  • 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).
  • Judd, David Wright. The story of the Thirty-Third New York Volunteers, or, Two years campaigning in Virginia and Maryland. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL  fiche 6083706
  • 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
  • Survivors' Association of New York. Reunion. Eleventh, Twelfth, Thirteenth and Fourteenth annual re-union proceedings of the Survivors' Association. 27th Regiment N. Y. Volunteers ... : held at Potage, N. Y., August 28th and 29th, 1894. Binghamton, N. Y., August 13th and 14th, 1895. Elmira, N. Y., November 10th and 11th, 1896. Buffalo, N. Y., August 23d and 24th, 1897. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL Fiche 6083610 and Eleventh, Twelfth, Thirteenth and Fourteenth annual re-union proceedings of the Survivors' Association. 27th Regiment N. Y. Volunteers ... : held at Potage, N. Y., August 28th and 29th, 1894. Binghamton, N. Y., August 13th and 14th, 1895. Elmira, N. Y., November 10th and 11th, 1896. Buffalo, N. Y., August 23d and 24th, 1897. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992), FHL fiche 6083611
  • 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 6 December 2010).

 

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