190th Regiment, New York Infantry

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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.  
 
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.  
  
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The above information about the companies with their recruitment places is from The New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center site, [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/190thInf/190thInfMain.htm 190th 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).<br>
  
 
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Contents

Brief History

Failed to complete organization.[1] One company was organized and mustered in April 7, 1865, at Hart's Island, where it, and part of a proposed second company, were mustered out and honorably discharged May 3 and 4, 1865, respectively.[2]

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.


Company A - principally recruited in the county of  New York

The above information about the companies with their recruitment places is from The New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center site, 190th 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).


Other Sources

  • 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 Books 973 M2ua, vols. 1-9
  • 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 (accessed March 2011)
  • 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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. The New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center site, 190th 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).