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Units 1st through 7th

  • 5th Regiment, New York Veteran Infantry
    Organized into a Battalion of four Companies by consolidation of the Veterans and Recruits of the 5th New York Infantry, with those recruited for the reorganized 31st and 37th New York Infantry October 14, 1863.
    Mustered out August 21, 1565.
  • 6th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City as follows: Companies "A" "B," "C," "D" and "E" April 30, and Companies "F," "G," "H," "I" and "K" May 25, 1861. Left State and moved to Santa Rosa Island, Fla., June 15-23, 1861. Attached to Santa Rosa Island, District of Florida, Dept. of the South, to May, 1862. Arnold's Brigade, District of Pensacola, Fla., Dept. of the South, to September, 1862. Wilson's Brigade, District of West Florida, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1862. Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1863.
    Mustered out at New York City June 25, 1863.

Units 8th through 13th

  • 9th Regiment, New York Infantry (New)
    Organized at Auburn, N. Y., as the 138th Regiment New York Infantry and mustered in September 8, 1862
    Moved to Washington, D. C. Corps Review June 8. Consolidated to four Companies June 27, 1865, and transferred to 2nd New York Heavy Artillery
  • 10th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized by consolidation of 4th, 5th and 7th Battalions of Black River Artillery December 31, 1862
    Recruits transferred to 6th New York Heavy Artillery.
  • 11th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City and mustered in May 7, 1861
    Men enlisted were transferred to the 17th New York Veteran Infantry October 1, 1863
  • 12th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Mustered in for two years' State service May 8, 1861
    Transferred to 5th New York Infantry June 2, 1864, as Companies "E" and "F."

Units 14th through 18th

  • 15th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City and mustered in for two years' service June 17, 1861.
    Regiment changed to 15th New York Engineers October 25, 1861.

Units 19th through 23rd

  • 19th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in for two years May 22, 1861.
    Regiment changed to 3rd Regiment New York Light Artillery December 11, 1862.

Units 24th through 28th

Units 29th through 34th

Units 35th through 42nd

  • 39th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City and left State for Washington, D. C., May 28, 1861.  Mustered in June 6 to date from May 28.
    Mustered out July 1, 1865.

Units 43rd through 49th

  • 46th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City and mustered in by Companies as follows: Company "A" July 29, Company "B" August 5, Company "C" August 14, Company "D" August 22, Company "E" August 27, Company "F" August 30, Company "G" September 3, Company "H" September 6, and Companies "I" and "K" September 16, 1861.
    Mustered out July 28, 1865.

Units 50th through 55th

  • 50th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Elmira, N. Y., September 18, 1861.
    Attached to 3rd Brigade, Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, September 22-30. Duty at Hall's Hill, Va., and near Navy Yard, Washington, till October. Detailed as sappers, miners and pontooners, and designated 50th New York Engineers October 22, 1861. (See 50th Regiment N. Y. Engineers.)
  • 51st Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City July 27 to October 23, 1861. Left State for Annapolis, Md., October 29. Attached to Reno's 2nd Brigade, Burnside's North Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863, Army of the Ohio to June, 1863, Army of the Tennessee to August, 1863, and Army of the Ohio, to September, 1863. District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May 26, 1864. Engineers, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, to July 2, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, to July, 1865.
    Mustered out July 25, 1865.
  • 52nd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City October 11, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., November 11, 1861. Attached to French's 3rd Brigade, Sumner's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Richardson's 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1864. Consolidated Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.
    Mustered out August 4, 1865.
  • 53rd Regiment, New York Infantry (1st)
    Organized at New York City August 27 to November 15, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., November 18; thence moved to Annapolis, Md. Attached to Parke's 3rd Brigade, Burnside's North Carolina Expeditionary Corps.
    Mustered out March 21, 1862, except Company "A," which was transferred to 17th New York Infantry as Company "G."
  • 55th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City and mustered in August 28, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., August 31, 1861. Duty at Fort Gaines, Md., September and October, 1861. Attached to Peck's Brigade, Buell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to December, 1862.
    Consolidated with 38th New York Infantry as Companies "G," "H," "I" and "K" December 21, 1862.

Units 56th through 65th

  • 57th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City August 12 to November 19, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., November 19, 1861. Attached to French's 3rd Brigade, Sumner's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1864. Consolidated Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to November, 1864. 58th Regiment, New York Infantry Organized at New York City August to November, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out October 1, 1865.
  • 58th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City August to November, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out October 1, 1865.
  • 59th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City July to November, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places. and commands.
    Mustered out June 30, 1865.
  • 60th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Ogdensburg, N. Y., and mustered in October 30, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out July 17, 1865.
  • 61st Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City October 25, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., November 9, 1861. Attached to Howard's Brigade, Sumner's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Howard's 1st Brigade, Richardson's 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.
    Mustered out July 14, 1865.
  • 62nd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City and mustered in June 30, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out August 30, 1865.
  • 63rd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City August 7 to November 4, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out June 30, 1865.
  • 64th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Elmira, N. Y., September 10 to December 10, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out July 14, 1865.
  • 65th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Willett's Point, N. Y., and left State for Washington, D. C., August 27, 1861. Assigned to various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out July 17, 1865.

Units 66th through 73rd

  • 66th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City and mustered in November 4, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out August 30, 1865.
  • 67th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Brooklyn, N. Y., June 24, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Consolidated with 65th Regiment New York Infantry September 1, 1864.
  • 68th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City August 1-20, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out November 30, 1865.
  • 69th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York and mustered in November 18, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out June 30, 1865.
  • 70th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized under authority of the War Department as 1st Regiment, Sickles' Brigade, at Camp Scott, Staten Island, N. Y., and mustered in June 20, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out July 7, 1864.
  • 71st Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized under authority of the War Department at Camp Scott, Staten Island, N. Y., as 2nd Regiment, Sickles' Brigade, June, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out at New York City July 30, 1864.
  • 72nd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized under authority of the War Department at Camp Scott, Staten Island, N. Y., as 3rd Regiment, Sickles' Brigade. Left State for Washington, D. C., July 24, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Eight Companies mustered out June 20, 1864(Cos. "A," "B," "D," "E." "F," "I" and "K"). Companies "C," "G" and "H" attached to 120th Regiment, New York Infantry.
    Company "C" mustered out July 20, Company "G" July 2 and Company "H" October 31, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 120th Regiment New York Infantry.
  • 73rd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized under authority of the War Department, at Camp Scott, Staten Island, N. Y., as 4th Regiment, Sickles' Brigade, July to October, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out at Washington, D. C., June 29, 1865.

Units 74th through 81st

  • 74th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized under authority of the War Department at Camp Scott, Staten Island, N. Y., as 5th Regiment, Sickles' Brigade, August 20, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and companies.
    Regiment mustered out before Petersburg, Va., by Companies as follows: Company "D" June 19, Company "A" June 21, Company "B" June 26, Company "G" June 25, Company "C" July 6, Companies "E," "F," "H," "I" and "K" August 3, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 40th Regiment New York Infantry August 3 as Companies "G" and "H."
  • 75th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Auburn, N. Y., and mustered in November 26, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out August 23, 1865.
  • 76th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Courtland and Albany, N. Y., and mustered in January 16, 1862.
    Companies mustered out as follows: Companies "B," "F" and "K" July 1, 1864; Company "A" October 11; Company "G" October 20; Company "C" November 8; Company "E" November 18; Company "I" December 1, 1864; Company "H" January 1, 1865; Company "D" and Veterans and Recruits transferred to 147th Regiment, New York Infantry, January 28, 1865.
  • 80th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Tendered services to Government February, 1861. Organized at Kingston, N. Y., from 20th Regiment State Militia Infantry and mustered in September 20 to October 20, 1861.
    Mustered out January 29, 1866.

Units 82nd through 89th

  • 82nd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Left State for Washington, D. C., May 18, 1861. Mustered into United States service May 28, 1861.
    Mustered out June 25, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 59th Regiment New York Infantry July 10, 1864.
  • 83rd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Volunteered for three years' service. Left New York City for Washington, D. C., May 27, 1861. Mustered in at Washington June 8, 1861.
    Regiment mustered out at New York City June 23, 1864..
  • 84th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Tendered services to Government and left Brooklyn for Washington, D. C., May 18, 1861. Mustered into United States service at Washington May 25, 1861.
    Regiment mustered out June 14 to date June 6, 1864.
  • 87th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Brooklyn, N. Y., and mustered in November 20, 1861.
    Consolidated with 40th Regiment New York Infantry September 6, 1862. Company "B" transferred to 173rd New York Infantry September 11, 1862.

Units 90th through 99th

  • 90th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized by consolidation of McClellan Chasseurs and McClellan Rifles at New York City November and December, 1861.
    Mustered out February 9, 1866.
  • 92nd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Potsdam, N. Y., and mustered in January 1, 1862. Consolidated with 96th Regiment New York Infantry December 1, 1864.
    Old members mustered out January 7, 1865.
  • 98th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized (Cos. "A," "B," "C," "D," "E," "G" and "H") at Malone, N. Y., and (Cos. "F," "I" and "K") at Lyons, N. Y., January 25-February 8, 1862. Organization completed at Albany, N. Y.
    Mustered out at Richmond, Va., August 31, 1865.
  • 99th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City under authority of War Department as Naval Brigade, to be provided with Gunboats to cruise along Atlantic coast, May 28, 1861.
    Mustered out at Salisbury, N. C., July 15, 1865.

Units 100th through 194th

  • 101st Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Hancock, N. Y., September 2, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., March 9, 1862. Attached to Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, to May, 1862. Whipple's Brigade, Defences of Washington, to June, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to December, 1862.
    Transferred to 37th New York Infantry December 24, 1862.
  • 102nd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City. Left State for Washington, D. C., March 10, 1862.
    Duty at Washington, D. C., until July, 1865. Mustered out July 21, 1865.

For infantry units 103rd through 194th, see the number lists 103rd-150th and 151st-194th.

Units A through Z

  • Excelsior Brigade, New York Infantry
    [also known as Sickles' Brigade] The four regiments raised by Sickles that comprised the first Excelsior Brigade were the 70th, 72nd, 73rd, and 74th New York Infantry.
    The brigade was abolished. Most of the Excelsiors were moved to the First Brigade, Third Division. The individual regiments mustered out of the army during the summer of 1864.
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