193rd Regiment, New York InfantryEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

United States Gotoarrow.png  U.S. Military Gotoarrow.png  New York Gotoarrow.png   New York Military Gotoarrow.png  New York in the Civil War Gotoarrow.png 193rd Regiment, New York Infantry


Brief History

The 193rd Regiment, New York Infantry was organized at Albany, New York, and mustered in by Companies as follows: "A" March 6, "E" March 28, "K" April 7, "C" March 14, "D" March 28, "G" April 9, "H" April 3, "I" April 9, "B" March 16, and "F" March 28, 1865. They mustered out at Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, January 28, 1866.[1]

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

  • The Civil War Archive section, 193rd Regiment Infantry, (accessed 23 August 2012).

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 Utica, Oneida County, Auburn,Cayuga County, Oswego, Oswego County  and Syracuse, Onondaga County.

Company B - recruited principally at Hermon, Malone, Franklin County, Pierrepont, Hammond, Louisville, Potsdam, Brasher, Macomb, Colton and Waddington, all of St. Lawrence County.

Company C - recruited principally at Auburn, Cayuga County, Rochester, Monroe County and Syracuse, Onondaga County.

Company D - recruited principally at Oswego, Volney, Granby, Constantia and Amboy all of Oswego County.

Company E - recruited principally at Syracuse, Oswego and Auburn all of Oswego County.

Company F - recruited principally at Fowler, Brasher, Lisbon, Hopkinton and Louisville of St. Lawrence County, and  Burke of Franklin County.

Company G - recruited principally at Bellmont, Allegany County, Lisbon, Stockholm, Russell, Fowler, Rossie,  Waddington,  Pierrepont, and Macomb, all of St. Lawrence County. Savannah, Wayne County, Lawrence, Nassau County, Cape Vincent, Jefferson County and Moira, Franklin County.

Company H - recruited principally at Watertown, Jefferson County and Auburn, Cayuga County.

Company I - recruited principally at Oswego. Oswego County.

Company K - recruited principally at Norwich, Chenango County, Syracuse, Onondaga County and Auburn, Cayuga 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, 193rd 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.


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


Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.

Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 6 February 2015, at 04:21.
  • This page has been accessed 1,215 times.