1st Regiment, New York Provisional Cavalry
Under orders of the War Department of June 17, 1865 the 10th and 24th Regiments of Calvary were consolidated and designated as above. The consolidation took place July 10, 1865, company to company, and the new regiment was commanded by Col. Matthew H. Avery, of the 10th Cavalry. This regiment was mustered out July 19, 1865
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.
The companies in this regiment were principally organized in New York City.
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2. 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
3. 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 (database on-line) at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/
4. New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. "Unit History Project : New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center at http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/civil_index.htm citing Frederick Phisterer, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. (Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912).
5. Hawks, Steve.The Civil War in the East. Database. http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY.php
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/ (accessed 7 December 2010)
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