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Brief History

The 184th Regiment, New York Infantry was organized at Oswego, N. Y., and mustered in at Elmira, N. Y., September 12, 1864. They mustered out at City Point, Va., June 29, 1865. The recruits transferred to 96th New York Infantry.[1]

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.

Other Sources

  • 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 (accessed March 2011)
  • Mills, George Henry. History of the 16th North Carolina Regiment (originally 6th N.C. Regiment) in the Civil War. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990) FHL Book 975.6 M2
  • Parsons, David K.; Parsons, Marie K. Bugles echo across the valley. (Sandy Creek, New York : Write to Print, c1994-1995), FHL book 974.742 D3w
  • Robinson, Wardwell G. History of the 184th Regiment, New York State Volunteers : an address. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL Fiche 6083874 and Annotated history of the 184th Regiment, New York Volunteers : an address prepared by Wardwell G. Robinson, late Colonel commanding and delivered by him at the Regimental reunion held at Oswego Falls, Oswego County, New York, June 5, 1895. (Clovis, California : T.J. Ebert, 2006), FHL book 974.767 M2r
  • 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

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).



 

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