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Fort Sumter Attacked : New Yorker fires back.Apr 12, 1861 New Yorker is 1st Civil War DeathApr 14, 1861 New Yorker is 1st POW of Civil WarApr 14, 1861 New York asked for 13,000 SoldiersApr 15, 1861 Legislature authorizes 30 regimentsApr 16, 1861 7th Regiment New York Militia Ordered to WashingtonApr 17, 1861 7th Regiment DepartsApr 19, 1861 Varian’s Artillery leaves New YorkApr 19, 1861 Troops Leave New YorkApr 21, 1861 69th Infantry Leaves NYCApr 23, 1861 New York goes rifle shoppingApr 24, 1861 Albany Militia leave for frontApr 27, 1861 5th Regiment NYS Militia LeavesApr 28, 1861 Firemen Go to WarApr 29, 1861 28th Regiment leaves BrooklynApr 30, 1861 - Apr 20, 1861 Former President sends Soldiers to warMay 04, 1861 20th Militia Regiment leaves Hudson ValleyMay 07, 1861 Brooklyn Troops March off to WarMay 18, 1861 82nd Infantry leaves NYC for Washington.May 18, 1861 Duryee’s Zouaves leave for Fort MonroeMay 23, 1861 New York Regiments March into VirginiaMay 24, 1861 7th NY Volunteer Regiment departs NYCMay 24, 1861 Elmer Ellsworth KilledMay 24, 1861 City’s 9th Regiment Heads for WashingtonMay 27, 1861 Onondaga Troops Leave for WarMay 29, 1861 Rochester Volunteers Off to WarMay 30, 1861 New York Highlanders go to warJun 02, 1861 4th NY Volunteers Go to WarJun 04, 1861 New York Zouaves go to warJun 06, 1861 10 Volunteer Infantry mobilizedJun 06, 1861 The 9th Militia regiment leaves for warJun 08, 1861 Battle of Big BethelJun 10, 1861 12-year old is 1st Brooklyn Soldier killedJun 11, 1861 Turner Rifles go to warJun 13, 1861 New York Soldiers go to FloridaJun 15, 1861 1st Buffalo Regiment departsJun 18, 1861 Albany volunteers mobilizeJun 19, 1861 Oswego Soldiers go to warJul 02, 1861 New York Cavalry Mount UpJul 03, 1861 Union Rangers leave from NYCJul 03, 1861 Herkimer County Soldiers go to warJul 03, 1861 The Mozart Regiment goes to warJul 04, 1861 Southern Tier Soldiers March SouthJul 05, 1861 Ontario Regiment leavesJul 08, 1861 German Americans fight for the UnionJul 08, 1861 North Country Soldiers go to warJul 09, 1861 Western New Yorkers leave for warJul 10, 1861 Washington Volunteers march awayJul 12, 1861 Lincoln Cavalry Musters InJul 16, 1861 Tammany Hall sends Soldiers to fightJul 18, 1861 1st Battle of Bull RunJul 21, 1861 More New York Militia Cavalry rides south.Jul 23, 1861 A 19th Century Bad boy becomes a ColonelJul 23, 1861 New York needs more troopsJul 26, 1861 New York Says No to African American SoldiersJul 26, 1861 69th New York State Militia returns.Jul 27, 1861 More men for the warJul 30, 1861 Mutiny in Highlander RegimentAug 14, 1861 74th NY Volunteers DepartAug 20, 1861 City and LI Regiments DepartAug 21, 1861 Second German Rifles Off to WarAug 24, 1861 65th New York Leaves the CityAug 27, 1861 New York’s 4th Cavalry Regiment Ready for ServiceAug 29, 1861 Lafeyette Guard departs NYCAug 31, 1861 Tragedy at Willet’s PointSep 09, 1861 New York POWs in CharlestonSep 10, 1861 German Troops Off to WarSep 14, 1861 Brooklyn Troops Off to WarSep 17, 1861 Washington Grays Leave NYSep 19, 1861 Second Buffalo Regiment Leaves for DCSep 20, 1861 Albany Rifles off to WarSep 21, 1861 More Fire Zouvaes go to warOct 08, 1861 2nd Cavalry musters inOct 08, 1861 A German regiment leavesOct 09, 1861 Battle of Balls BluffOct 21, 1861 Ellsworth Avengers leave Albany for warOct 21, 1861 Work begins on the USS MonitorOct 25, 1861 Military Department of New York createdOct 26, 1861 Ulster County Soldiers mobilizedOct 26, 1861 51st Infantry leaves to Invade North Caroline IslandsOct 29, 1861 54th NY leaves for war.Oct 29, 1861 North Country boys go to warNov 04, 1861 Hudson Valley Soldiers leaveNov 07, 1861 Poles and Russians go to warNov 07, 1861 Clinton Guards leave NYCNov 09, 1861 Sigel Rifles join Army of the PotomacNov 11, 1861 66th New York goes to warNov 16, 1861 Tuscaroras Go to War for the UnionNov 18, 1861 The 69th goes off to become "The Fighting 69th"Nov 18, 1861 Zook’s Voltigeur’s go to warNov 19, 1861 The 16th New York participates in the Grand ReviewNov 20, 1861 59th New York goes to warNov 23, 1861 Steuben County troops musterNov 23, 1861 Bemis Heights Boys go to warNov 28, 1861 Another Irish regiment goes to warNov 28, 1861 Rochester’s 8th Cavalry Regiment goes to warNov 29, 1861 87th New York goes southDec 02, 1861 Western New Yorkers go to warDec 03, 1861 Central NY Troops off to FloridaDec 06, 1861 Cattaraugus County men go to warDec 10, 1861 Mrs Meagher’s Boys go to warDec 16, 1861 The 6th Cavalry goes away for ChristmasDec 23, 1861 The Irish Brigade Spends Christmas in CampDec 24, 1861 90th Volunteer Infantry goes southJan 05, 1862 Albany and Schenectady Soldiers go to warJan 09, 1862 U.S.S. Monitor launched in BrooklynJan 30, 1862 New Yorkers take their cannon to warFeb 10, 1862 A song captures the Union CauseFeb 12, 1862 Father of half-tone engraving forms a regimentMar 03, 1862 St. Lawrence County sends a regiment to war.Mar 05, 1862 The Washington County Regiment goes to the front.Mar 07, 1862 Wayne County’s Soldiers go to warMar 08, 1862 Monitor versus the MerrimacMar 09, 1862 100th Infantry from Buffalo leavesMar 10, 1862 102nd Infantry is musteredMar 10, 1862 The 96th New York goes from Plattsburgh to warMar 11, 1862 5th Heavy Artillery Guards New YorkMar 11, 1862 Col Wheelock’s 97th Infantry leaves BoonvilleMar 12, 1862 A Train Wreck "depresses" the 94th New YorkMar 15, 1862 The 95th Regiment Leaves for the warMar 18, 1862 The 104th Infantry leaves for warMar 22, 1862 The 105th New York goes to war without the Rev. FullerApr 04, 1862 A New Yorker demands New Orleans’ SurrenderApr 25, 1862 The Excelsior Brigade Takes Horrible lossesMay 05, 1862 New York National Guard Answers Stanton’s CAllMay 24, 1862 2,117 New Yorkers killed, wounded or missing at Fair Oaks.May 31, 1862 - Jun 01, 1862 President visits cannon foundryJun 24, 1862 Over 4,000 New Yorkers killed wounded or captured in Seven Day BattleJun 25, 1862 - Jul 02, 1862 The Excelsior Brigade is hit hard at Oak GroveJun 25, 1862 New Yorkers at Gaines MillsJun 27, 1862 New York Governor urges more troop call upsJun 28, 1862 44th New York Charges at Malvern HillJul 01, 1862 Lincoln Calls for 28 New York RegimentsJul 02, 1862 107th Infantry Goes to WarAug 13, 1862 5325 New York casualties at Second Bull RunAug 16, 1862 - Sep 02, 1862 108th Infantry Heads for the FrontAug 19, 1862 111th Infantry Leaves New YorkAug 21, 1862 The 117th Volunteer Infantry Leaves Oneida County.Aug 22, 1862 The 8th Heavy Artillery starts out as infantryAug 22, 1862 The 120th Infantry Goes to WarAug 24, 1862 The 126th Regiment goes to WarAug 26, 1862 The "Onondagas" muster inAug 28, 1862 St. Lawrence Regiment goes to war.Aug 28, 1862 Duryee’s Zouaves at 2nd Bull RunAug 29, 1862 Oswego Regiment musters and leavesAug 29, 1862 The "Railway Guard" goes to the fightAug 30, 1862 Iron Heart Regiment goes to war and is surrended in 2 weeksAug 30, 1862 Onondaga Regiment Musters for WarAug 31, 1862 Capital Region Troops Head to Battle, Capture at Harper’s FerryAug 31, 1862 The 8th New York Cavalry escapes Harpers FerrySep 12, 1862 - Sep 15, 1862 The 12th Regiment New York National Guard Fights and SurrendersSep 15, 1862 - Sep 17, 1862 New York loses 3762 at AntietamSep 17, 1862 the Rochester RaceHorses go to warSep 19, 1862 The Chaplain of the 104th Infantry QuitsSep 20, 1862 148th Infantry heads for garrison dutySep 22, 1862 Three New York Regiments Go to WarSep 25, 1862 New York’s Native Americans Go to WarSep 27, 1862 Two more regiments march awaySep 27, 1862 The 154th New York leavesSep 30, 1862 The Ironclads Go to the FrontOct 03, 1862 St. Lawrence County Soldiers leaveOct 06, 1862 New York City sends another regimentOct 08, 1862 Three regiments leave New YorkOct 11, 1862 The 143rd answers the callOct 15, 1862 153rd Volunteer InfantryOct 18, 1862 Western New York Soldiers leaveOct 23, 1862 The 152nd Infantry Leaves NYOct 25, 1862 155th Infantry Goes to WarNov 10, 1862 The USS Passaic tests its guns on the PalisadesNov 15, 1862 The 117th New York Volunteer Infantry Gets Its BannerNov 23, 1862 The 156th New York goes to warDec 04, 1862 New York Regiments lose 2,807 at FredericksburgDec 11, 1862 - Dec 15, 1862 "Ironsides" Regiment heads to New OrleansJan 11, 1863 14th Cavalry leaves for New OrleansFeb 08, 1863 Draft Act SignedMar 03, 1863 Experimental Ironclad Ship Leaves New YorkMar 11, 1863 USS Keokuk, NYC-built vessel sinksApr 08, 1863 Lincoln Meets a 14-year old New York SoldierApr 09, 1863 Corcoran Distinguishes Himself at Siege NorfolkApr 11, 1863 - May 04, 1863 New Yorkers Battle at Irish BendApr 14, 1863 New York legislature provides bonus to reenlisting SoldiersApr 17, 1863 New York creates "Soldiers Home"Apr 24, 1863 Two-Year Regiments Muster OutApr 25, 1863 - Jul 04, 1863 $1 Million for New York FortsApr 27, 1863 Cavalry at WarMay 01, 1863 - May 30, 1863 23rd NY to WarMay 01, 1863 - May 30, 1863 New Yorkers at ChancellorsvilleMay 01, 1863 - May 03, 1863 8 New York Regiments Fight in War’s Largest Cavalry battleJun 09, 1863 Federal Gov. Calls for New York MilitiaJun 15, 1863 New York National Guard mustered to defend the northJun 18, 1863 16th New York Cavalry departsJun 19, 1863 New Yorker is 1st Soldiers killed in Gettysburg CampaignJun 22, 1863 13th NY Volunteer Cavalry goes to warJun 23, 1863 New Yorker Fires 1st Shot at GettysburgJul 01, 1863 New Yorker is 1st death at GettysburgJul 01, 1863 1000 New Yorkers killed, 4000 wounded, 2000 captured or missing at GettysburgJul 01, 1863 - Jul 03, 1863 New York City Draft RiotsJul 13, 1863 - Jul 16, 1863 Troy Anti-Draft RiotJul 15, 1863 New Yorker is 1st female Army doctorAug 31, 1863 15 New York Cavalry leavesSep 02, 1863 21st New York Cavalry formedSep 04, 1863 18th New York Cavalry mobilizedSep 26, 1863 20th New York Cavalry leaves New YorkSep 30, 1863 New Yorker Takes Charge of Confederate Naval AcademyOct 01, 1863 295 New Yorkers killed, wounded or missing at Bristoe Station.Oct 14, 1863 Michal Corcoran dies in riding accidentNov 22, 1863 - Dec 22, 1863 New Yorkers fight in Chattanooga CampaignNov 23, 1863 - Nov 27, 1863 81 New York Units participate in Mine Run campaignNov 26, 1863 - Dec 02, 1863 148th New York Spends Christmas in Fort NorfolkDec 25, 1863 20th United States Colored Troops OrganizedFeb 09, 1864 Battle of OlusteeFeb 20, 1864 Brooklyn Sanitary Fair and the Albany Relief BazaarFeb 22, 1864 New York City Sanitary Fair HeldApr 04, 1864 4,500 New York Casualties at WildernessMay 05, 1864 - May 07, 1864 New York General Dies at Spotsylvania CourthouseMay 08, 1864 4,500 New Yorkers Die at Cold HarborMay 31, 1864 - Jun 12, 1864 New Yorkers attack Kennesaw MountainJun 27, 1864 Prison at Elmira OpensJul 06, 1864 Albanian Phil Sheridan Wins BigSep 19, 1864 8 New York Medals at Cedar CreekOct 19, 1864 New York Votes for LincolnNov 08, 1864 Plot to Burn New York CityNov 25, 1864 - Nov 22, 1864