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The information in this list of New York Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). This web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

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Units 151st through 159th

  • 154th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Jamestown, Chautauqua County and mustered in September 24, 1862.
    March to Washington, D. C., April 29-May 19, 1865. Mustered out June 11, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 102nd New York Infantry.
  • 155th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City and mustered in November 18, 1862, at Newport News, Va.
    Duty at Washington, D.C. until July, 1865. Mustered out July 15, 1865.
  • 157th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Hamilton, Madison County and mustered in September 19, 1862.
    Duty at Georgetown and Charleston, S. C., until July, 1865. Mustered out July 10, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 54th New York Infantry.
  • 158th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Brooklyn, Kings County and mustered in November 10, 1862, at Norfolk, Va.
    Mustered out at Richmond, Va., June 30, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 100th New York Infantry.

Units 160th through 169th

  • 160th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Auburn, Cayuga County and mustered in November 21, 1862.
    Moved to Savannah, Ga., June 30-July 7, 1865. Mustered out November 1, 1865.
  • 161st Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Elmira, Chemung County August to October, 1862.
    Duty in District of West Florida and in Sub-District of Key West, District of Middle Florida, until November, 1865. Mustered out November 12, 1865.
  • 163rd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City and mustered in October 10, 1862, at Washington, D.C.
    Transferred to 73rd New York Infantry January 20, 1863.
  • 165th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City November, 1862.
    Duty at Savannah, Ga., and at Charleston, S. C., until September, 1865. Mustered out September 1, 1865.
  • 168th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Newburg, N. Y., and mustered in February 11, 1863.
    Guard duty along Orange & Alexandria Railroad, Virginia, until October, 1863. Mustered out October 31, 1863.
  • 169th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Troy and Staten Island, N. Y., and mustered in Companies "A" to "E" at Troy September 25, 1862; Companies "F" to "K" at Staten Island October 6, 1862.
    Mustered out at Raleigh, N. C., July 19, 1865.

Units 170th through 179th

  • 170th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at New York City and mustered in at Staten Island, N. Y., October 7, 1862.
    Duty at Washington, D. C., till July, 1865. Mustered out July 15, 1865.
  • 173rd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Brooklyn, N. Y., October and November, 1862.
    Moved to Savannah, Ga., June 30-July 7, 1865. Mustered out October 18, 1865.
  • 175th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized in New York at large September and October, 1862.
    Duty at Savannah, Georgia till November, 1865. Mustered out November 29, 1865.
  • 177th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Albany, N. Y., and mustered in November 21, 1862.
    March to Baton Rouge, thence ordered home for muster out. Mustered out September 10 and discharged September 24, 1863, expiration of term.
  • 179th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Elmira, N. Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: Company "A" April 5, "B" April 13, "C" April 23, "D" May 11, "E" May 16, "F" May 25, "G" July 20, "H" September 13, and "K" September 15, 1864.
    Mustered out at Alexandria, Va., June 8, 1865.

Units 180th through 189th

  • 184th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Oswego, N. Y., and mustered in at Elmira, N. Y., September 12, 1864.
    Mustered out at City Point, Va., June 29, 1865. Recruits transferred to 96th New York Infantry.
  • 185th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Syracuse, N. Y., and mustered in September 19, 1864.
    Mustered out at Washington, D. C., May 30, 1865. Veterans and recruits transferred to 5th New York Veteran Infantry.
  • 186th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: Companies "A" and "B," September 5, 1864; Companies "C" and "D," September 7, 1864; Companies "E" and "F," September 8, 1864; Company "H," September 10, 1864; Company "I," September 21, 1864, and Company "K," September 29, 1864. (Co. "G" mustered in at Hart's Island, N. Y., September 26, 1864.)
    Moved to Washington, D. C., April 20-27, and duty at Alexandria, Va., until June. Mustered out June 2, 1865. Recruits transferred to 79th New York Infantry.
  • 187th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Buffalo, N. Y., and mustered in October 13, 1864.
    Duty at Washington, D. C., till July, 1865. Mustered out July 1, 1865.
  • 188th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Rochester, N. Y., and mustered in October 4-22, 1864. (Co. "A" organized as Co. "E," 183rd New York Infantry, and mustered in at Elmira, N. Y., September 24, 1864.)
    Duty at Washington till July. Mustered out July 1, 1860.
  • 189th Regiment, New York Infantry
    Regiment organized at Elmira, N. Y., October 3, 1864. Companies "D," "E," "G" and "K" left State under orders to join Army of the Potomac before Petersburg September 18, 1864. Companies "A," "B," "C," "F," "H" and "I" left State for Petersburg, Va., October 23, 1864. (Co. "K" transferred to 15th New York Engineers and a new Co. "K" assigned December 15, 1864.) Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.
    Duty at Washington, D. C., till June. Mustered out June 1, 1865. Recruits transferred to 5th N. Y. Veteran Infantry.

Units 190th through 194th

  • 191st Regiment, New York Infantry
    Failed to complete organization.[1] Two companies were recruited at New York City, Tarrytown, Yonkers, Flushing and in Richmond County, and mustered in at Hart's Island on March 30 and April 28, 1865.
    The companies were discharged May 3, 1865.[2]
  • 192nd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Albany, New York, and mustered in by Companies as follows: "A," "B," "C" and "D" March 13, "E," "F," "G" and "H" March 28, "I" April 3, and "K" April 8, 1865.
    Duty in the Shenandoah Valley, West Virginia. Mustered out August 28, 1865.
  • 193rd Regiment, New York Infantry
    Organized at Albany, New York, and mustered in by companies March 6 through April 9, 1865.
    Mustered out at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., January 28, 1866.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. The above information about the roster, and the companies with their recruitment places is from The New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center site, 191st Infantry Regiment Civil War page, that took its information from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed., by Frederick Phisterer, (Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912).

 

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