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Brief History

The 192nd Regiment, New York Infantry was organized at Albany, N.Y., 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. They had duty in the Shenandoah Valley, West Virginia, and  mustered out August 28, 1865.[1]

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


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 - recruited principally at Albany, Albany County and Utica, Oneida County

Company B - recruited principally at  Albany, Albany County and Utica, Oneida County

Company C - recruited principally at Troy and Albany of Albany County and Utica, Oneida County

Company D - recruited principally at Schenectady, Schenectady County; Kingston, Ulster County and Poughkeepsie,Dutchess County

Company E - recruited principally at Plattsburg, Clinton County; Poughkeepsie,Dutchess County; Troy, Albany County; Utica, Oneida County; and Schenectady, Schenectady County

Company F - recruited principally at Plattsburg, Clinton County;  Kingston, Ulster County; Schenectady, Schenectady County; Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County; Troy, Albany County; and Jamaica, Queens County

Company G - recruited principally at Schenectady, Schenectady County; Albany and Troy, Albany County; Goshen, Orange County; and Kingston, Ulster County

Company H - recruited principally at Schenectady, Schenectady County; Plattsburg, Clinton County; Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County; Troy and Albany of Albany County

Company I - recruited principally at Schenectady, Schenectady County; Plattsburg, Clinton County; Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County; Kingston, Ulster County; Troy and Albany of Albany County; and New York City

Company K - recruited principally at Tarrytown, Westchester County; Jamaica, Queens County; Kingston, Ulster County; Troy and Albany of Albany County

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, 192th 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).



 

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