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The information in this list of Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site. That web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

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Units 1st through 7th

  • 1st Regiment, New York State Militia
    The Legislature by act approved April 16,1861, authorized the organization of 38 regiment of volunteer militia for a service of 2 years. They were eventually all accepted by the U.S&gt after April 1862 the designation was changed to "National Guard"; government.

Units 8th through 13th

Units 15th through 37th

Units 47th through 84th

  • 69th Regiment, New York State Militia
    Left State for Washington, D. C., April 23, 1861. Assigned at various times to various places and commands.
    Mustered out at New York City August 3, 1861.
    Again mustered in for three months' United States service May 26, 1862.
    Mustered out September 3, 1862.
    Again entered United States service for thirty days and left State for Baltimore, Md., June 22, 1863.
    Mustered out July 25, 1863.
    Again mustered in for three months' United States service July 6, 1864.
    Mustered out October 6, 1864.
  • 71st Regiment, New York State Militia (3 months, 1862)
    Mustered in for three months' United States service May 12, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., May 28. Attached to Sturgis' Command, Military District of Washington, and duty in the defences of that city till September.
    Mustered out September 2, 1862.
    Again mustered for 30 days' United States service June 17, 1863. Left State for Harrisburg, Pa., June 18. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna. Skirmish at Kingston June 25. Oyster Point June 28-29, near Harrisburg, June 29.
    Mustered out June 22, 1863.

 

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