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Brief History

The 48th Regiment, New York Infantry was organized at Brooklyn, N. Y., September 10, 1861. The regiment mustered out August 16, 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 at (Brooklyn), Kings County

Company B - principally recruited at (Brooklyn), Kings County and Westchester County

Company C - principally recruited at (Brooklyn), Kings County

Company D - Jersey Company and Die-no-mores principally recruited in New Jersey[2]

Company E - principally recruited at (Brooklyn), Kings County and New York City

Company F - principally recruited at (Brooklyn), Kings County and New York City

Company G - principally recruited at (Brooklyn), Kings County

Company H - principally recruited at (Brooklyn), Kings County and Monmouth County. Also from New Jersey[2]

Company I - principally recruited at (Brooklyn), Kings County and Galesville

Company J - principally recruited at (Brooklyn), Kings County and Galesville

Company K - principally recruited at (Brooklyn), Kings County and Galesville

Company N - principally recruited at (Brooklyn), Kings County and Galesville

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.
  • Carlton, William J. Company D ("The Die-no-mores") of the Forty-eighth Regiment, New York State Volunteers, 1861-5 : a paper read at the first reunion of the surviving members, at Trenton, N. J., July 24, 1891--The Thirtieth Anniversary of the organization of the Company. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL  Fiche 6083718
  • 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).
  • Nichols, James M. Parry's Saints, or, The fighting parsons's regiment in the war of the rebellion. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL  Fiche 6083719
  • Palmer, Abraham John. The history of the Forty-eighth Regiment, New York State Volunteers in the War for the Union 1861-1865. (Washington [District of Columbia] : Library of Congress, Photo duplication Service, 1988) FHL Film 1486484 and (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL Fiche 6083720
  • Robinson, Charles S. (Charles Seymour); Green, James M.  A memorial discourse occasioned by the death of Lieut.-Col. James M. Green, Forty-Eighth N.Y.S.V. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL Fiche 6083721
  • 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).
  2. 2.0 2.1 New Jersey. Adjutant General, Report of Adjutant General in Reference to the Number of Citizens of New Jersey Serving in Regiments of Other States During the Civil War of 1861-65, (Trenton, N.J.: John Murphy, Printer, 1880), p. 1. Internet Archive.

 

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