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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
Organized at New York City and mustered in at Washington, D. C., October 4, 1862.<ref>Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Des Moines: Dyer Publishing Co. (1908)</ref>&nbsp;They were known as or became part of the Second Regiment, Empire, Spinola's, Brigade; and the &nbsp;Hillhouse Light Infantry.<ref>The New York State Military Museum website</ref><br>Duty at Salsbury, N. C., till June. Mustered out June 29, 1865. Recruits transferred to 99th New York Infantry.  
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Organized at New York City and mustered in at Washington, D. C., October 4, 1862.<ref>Frederick Henry Dyer, ''A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion'', (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss ''Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System''], (accessed 2010).</ref>&nbsp;They were known as or became part of the Second Regiment, Empire, Spinola's, Brigade; and the &nbsp;Hillhouse Light Infantry.<ref name="NYMM">New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. "Unit History Project : 132nd Infantry Regiment” in [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/132ndInf/132ndInfMain.htm ''New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center''], (accessed 7 December 2010) citing Frederick Phisterer, ''New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed''. (Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912).</ref><br>
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For more information on&nbsp; the history of this unit, see:<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnyinf9.htm#13 132nd Regiment Infantry "2nd Regiment Empire Brigade"], (accessed 16 August 2012).<br>
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Duty at Salsbury, N. C., till June. Mustered out June 29, 1865. Recruits transferred to 99th New York Infantry.  
  
 
The [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/132ndInf/132ndInfMain.htm New York State Military Museum ]website has a unit history project page for the 132nd Infantry Regiment.  
 
The [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/132ndInf/132ndInfMain.htm New York State Military Museum ]website has a unit history project page for the 132nd Infantry Regiment.  
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=== <br>Source Material  ===
 
=== <br>Source Material  ===
  
''New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1865'', by Frederick Phisterer (Albany&nbsp;: J.B. Lyon, 1912). [http://books.google.com/books?id=kfYDLE3fXEMC&printsec=frontcover&dq=New+York+in+the+War+of+the+Rebellion,+1861+to+1865&source=bl&ots=PWhHsLUSAI&sig=taxVwyOQuFYgCjo4fQjGVD4eoeM&hl=en&ei=DjLYTLXzLIaosQOCwKCZAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBMQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books], [http://www.worldcat.org/title/new-york-in-the-war-of-the-rebellion-1861-to-1865/oclc/11490201&referer=brief_results other libraries with this book], {{FHL|187084|item}} FHL book 974.7 M2p, FHL film <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1289236830025_613" />1486494-1486496
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|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).<br>
  
<br>''The Union Army&nbsp;: 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, Wis.: Federal Pub. Co., 1908. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/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/oclc/1473658&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book],{{FHL|691427|item}} FHL book 973 M2ua <br>
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*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ 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. <br>
  
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*[[New York in the Civil War|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. <br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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. <br>
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*Frederick Henry Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UNY0132RI Civil War Soldiers; Sailors System] (database on-line) <br>
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*Hawks, Steve.[http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY132.php The Civil War in the East. ]Database.<br>
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*Phisterer, Frederick.&nbsp;&nbsp;''New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1865'', Albany&nbsp;: J.B. Lyon, 1912. [http://books.google.com/books?id=kfYDLE3fXEMC&printsec=frontcover&dq=New+York+in+the+War+of+the+Rebellion,+1861+to+1865&source=bl&ots=PWhHsLUSAI&sig=taxVwyOQuFYgCjo4fQjGVD4eoeM&hl=en&ei=DjLYTLXzLIaosQOCwKCZAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBMQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books], [http://www.worldcat.org/title/new-york-in-the-war-of-the-rebellion-1861-to-1865/oclc/11490201&referer=brief_results other libraries with this book], {{FHL|187084|item|disp=FHL book 974.7 M2p, FHL film 1486494-1486496}}.
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*''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. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/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/oclc/1473658&referer=brief_results Other libraries with this book],{{FHL|691427|item|disp=FHL book 973 M2ua}}
  
 
=== Footnotes  ===
 
=== Footnotes  ===
  
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Contents

Brief History

Organized at New York City and mustered in at Washington, D. C., October 4, 1862.[1] They were known as or became part of the Second Regiment, Empire, Spinola's, Brigade; and the  Hillhouse Light Infantry.[2]

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

Duty at Salsbury, N. C., till June. Mustered out June 29, 1865. Recruits transferred to 99th New York Infantry.

The New York State Military Museum website has a unit history project page for the 132nd Infantry Regiment.


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.

See the Regiment Roster, for listing of individuals, their company and their involvement.

Company A - principally recruited from New York City, Brooklyn and Newtown, Suffolk County

Company B - principally recruited from New York City, Brooklyn and Staten Island

Company C - principally recruited from New York City

Company D - principally recruited from Brooklyn, Buffalo, Erie County; Lewiston, Niagara County , the reservations of the Allegany, Cattaraugus and Tuscarora Indians

Company E - principally recruited from New York City

Company F - principally recruited from New York City, Brooklyn and Staten Island

Company G - principally recruited from Suspension Bridge, Niagara County;  Buffalo, Erie County, New York City and Brooklyn

Company H - principally recruited from New York City; Harlem, New York County; Buffalo,Erie County and Kingston, Ulster County

Company I - principally recruited from New York City, Brooklyn and Staten Island

Company K - principally recruited from New York City, Brooklyn and Staten Island


Source Material

  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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 book 973 M2ua

Footnotes

  1. Frederick Henry Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 2010).
  2. New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. "Unit History Project : 132nd Infantry Regiment” in New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center, (accessed 7 December 2010) citing Frederick Phisterer, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. (Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912).

 

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