132nd Regiment, New York Infantry

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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>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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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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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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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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See the [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/rosters/Infantry/132nd_Infantry_CW_Roster.pdf Regiment Roster], for listing of individuals, their company and their involvement.  
 
See the [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/rosters/Infantry/132nd_Infantry_CW_Roster.pdf Regiment Roster], for listing of individuals, their company and their involvement.  
  
The companies were recruited principally: A at New York city, Brooklyn and Newtown; B, F, I and K at New York city, Brooklyn and Staten Island; C and E at New York city; D at Brooklyn, Buffalo, Lewiston and the reservations of the Allegany, Cattaraugus and Tuscarora Indians; G at Suspension Bridge, Buffalo, New York city and Brooklyn; and H at New York city, Harlem, Buffalo and Kingston.<br>
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Company A - principally recruited from [[New_York_City,_New_York#Military|New York City]], [[Brooklyn,_New_York#Military|Brooklyn]] and Newtown, [[Suffolk_County,_New_York#Military|Suffolk County]]
 
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Company A - principally recruited from
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Company B - principally recruited from
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Company C - principally recruited from  
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Company B - principally recruited from [[New_York_City,_New_York#Military|New York City]], [[Brooklyn,_New_York#Military|Brooklyn]] and [[Richmond_(Staten_Island)_County,_New_York#Military|Staten Island]]
  
Company D - principally recruited from  
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Company C - principally recruited from [[New_York_City,_New_York#Military|New York City]]
  
Company E - principally recruited from  
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Company D - principally recruited from [[Brooklyn,_New_York#Military|Brooklyn]], Buffalo, [[Erie_County,_New_York#Military|Erie County]];&nbsp;Lewiston, [[Niagara_County,_New_York#Military|Niagara County&nbsp;]]and the reservations of the [[Allegany_County,_New_York#Military|Allegany]], [[Cattaraugus_County,_New_York#Military|Cattaraugus]] and [[Tuscarora_Indians|Tuscarora Indians]]
  
Company F - principally recruited from  
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Company E - principally recruited from [[New_York_City,_New_York#Military|New York City]]
  
Company G - principally recruited from  
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Company F - principally recruited from [[New_York_City,_New_York#Military|New York City]], [[Brooklyn,_New_York#Military|Brooklyn]] and [[Richmond_(Staten_Island)_County,_New_York#Military|Staten Island]]
  
Company H - principally recruited from  
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Company G - principally recruited from Suspension Bridge, Buffalo, [[New_York_City,_New_York#Military|New York City ]]and [[Brooklyn,_New_York#Military|Brooklyn]]
  
Company I - principally recruited from  
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Company H - principally recruited from [[New_York_City,_New_York#Military|New York City]], Harlem, Buffalo and Kingston.<br>Company I - principally recruited from [[New_York_City,_New_York#Military|New York City]], [[Brooklyn,_New_York#Military|Brooklyn]] and [[Richmond_(Staten_Island)_County,_New_York#Military|Staten Island]]
  
Company K - principally recruited from <br>
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Company K - principally recruited from [[New_York_City,_New_York#Military|New York City]], [[Brooklyn,_New_York#Military|Brooklyn]] and [[Richmond_(Staten_Island)_County,_New_York#Military|Staten Island]]<br>
  
 
=== <br>Source Material  ===
 
=== <br>Source Material  ===

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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]
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 and 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, Buffalo, New York City and Brooklyn

Company H - principally recruited from New York City, Harlem, Buffalo and Kingston.
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

New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1865, by Frederick Phisterer (Albany : J.B. Lyon, 1912). Google Books, other libraries with this book, FHL Collection FHL book 974.7 M2p, FHL film 1486494-1486496


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, Wis.: Federal Pub. Co., 1908. Other libraries with this book,FHL Collection FHL book 973 M2ua


Footnotes


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