125th Regiment, New York Infantry

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''[[United States of America|United States]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[New York|New York]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[New York Military Records|New York Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[New York in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   125th Regiment, New York Infantry'' [[Image:125 ny infantry rifle pits civil war.jpg|thumb|right|400px|125 ny infantry rifle pits civil war.jpg]]  
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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 125th Regiment was organized at Troy,Rensselaer, New York, and mustered in August 29, 1862.<ref>Frederick Henry Dyer, ''A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion'', (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at ''Civil War Soldiers &amp;amp;amp;amp; Sailors System'' (database on-line) at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ (accessed 2010).</ref>&nbsp;The men were mustered under Colonel George Willard, Lieutenant Colonel Levin Crandell, and Major James Bush.<ref>Hawks, Steve.''The Civil War in the East''. Database. http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY125.php (accessed 7 December 2010)</ref>&nbsp; ustered out at Alexandria, Va., June 5, 1865.  
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The 125th Regiment was organized at Troy,Rensselaer, New York, and mustered in August 29, 1862.<ref>Frederick Henry Dyer, ''A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion'', (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at ''Civil War Soldiers &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Sailors System'' (database on-line) at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ (accessed 2010).</ref>&nbsp;The men were mustered under Colonel George Willard, Lieutenant Colonel Levin Crandell, and Major James Bush.<ref>Hawks, Steve.''The Civil War in the East''. Database. http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY125.php (accessed 7 December 2010)</ref>&nbsp; ustered out at Alexandria, Va., June 5, 1865.  
  
 
The [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/125thInf/125thInfMain.htm New York State Military Museum ]website has a unit history project page for the 125th Infantry Regiment. It includes an [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/125thInf/125thInfHistSketch.htm historical sketch ]of the 125th.  
 
The [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/125thInf/125thInfMain.htm New York State Military Museum ]website has a unit history project page for the 125th Infantry Regiment. It includes an [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/125thInf/125thInfHistSketch.htm historical sketch ]of the 125th.  
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Company A - principally recruited from Hoosick Falls, [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]  
 
Company A - principally recruited from Hoosick Falls, [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]  
  
Company B - principally recruited from Troy, [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>
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Company B - principally recruited from Troy, [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>  
  
Company C - principally recruited from Lansingburg, Troy, Sandlake, Pittstown and Schaghticoke, all of [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>
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Company C - principally recruited from Lansingburg, Troy, Sandlake, Pittstown and Schaghticoke, all of [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>  
  
Company D - principally recruited from Troy, [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>
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Company D - principally recruited from Troy, [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>  
  
Company E - principally recruited from Sandlake, Stephentown, Nassau and Hoag's Corner, all of [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>
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Company E - principally recruited from Sandlake, Stephentown, Nassau and Hoag's Corner, all of [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>  
  
Company F - principally recruited from Troy and Poestenkill of [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>
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Company F - principally recruited from Troy and Poestenkill of [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>  
  
 
Company G - principally recruited from Troy,&nbsp;[[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]],&nbsp;and [[New York City, New York#Military|New York City]]  
 
Company G - principally recruited from Troy,&nbsp;[[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]],&nbsp;and [[New York City, New York#Military|New York City]]  
  
Company H - principally recruited from Troy, [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>
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Company H - principally recruited from Troy, [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>  
  
 
Company I - principally recruited from Troy,&nbsp;[[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]],&nbsp;and [[New York City, New York#Military|New York City]]  
 
Company I - principally recruited from Troy,&nbsp;[[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]],&nbsp;and [[New York City, New York#Military|New York City]]  
  
Company K - principally recruited from Schaghticoke and Troy of [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>
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Company K - principally recruited from Schaghticoke and Troy of [[Rensselaer County, New York#Military|Rensselaer County]]<br>  
  
 
=== Source Material  ===
 
=== Source Material  ===
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=== Footnotes  ===
 
=== Footnotes  ===
  
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Contents

Brief History

The 125th Regiment was organized at Troy,Rensselaer, New York, and mustered in August 29, 1862.[1] The men were mustered under Colonel George Willard, Lieutenant Colonel Levin Crandell, and Major James Bush.[2]  ustered out at Alexandria, Va., June 5, 1865.

The New York State Military Museum website has a unit history project page for the 125th Infantry Regiment. It includes an historical sketch of the 125th.

The Civil War in the East website gives a timeline for the involvement of 125th New York Infantry Regiment in the war.

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 Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County

Company B - principally recruited from Troy, Rensselaer County

Company C - principally recruited from Lansingburg, Troy, Sandlake, Pittstown and Schaghticoke, all of Rensselaer County

Company D - principally recruited from Troy, Rensselaer County

Company E - principally recruited from Sandlake, Stephentown, Nassau and Hoag's Corner, all of Rensselaer County

Company F - principally recruited from Troy and Poestenkill of Rensselaer County

Company G - principally recruited from Troy, Rensselaer County, and New York City

Company H - principally recruited from Troy, Rensselaer County

Company I - principally recruited from Troy, Rensselaer County, and New York City

Company K - principally recruited from Schaghticoke and Troy of Rensselaer County

Source Material

  • 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.
  • 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 Collection FHL book 973 M2ua
  • Simons, Ezra de Freest. A regimental history : the One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth New York State Volunteers. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL Fiche 6083824

Footnotes

  1. Frederick Henry Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at Civil War Soldiers &amp;amp;amp;amp; Sailors System (database on-line) at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ (accessed 2010).
  2. Hawks, Steve.The Civil War in the East. Database. http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY125.php (accessed 7 December 2010)