17th Cavalry Regiment
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed.
Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.
June 30, 1863, Col. Henry D. Townsend received authority to recruit this regiment.
This authority was revoked September 17, 1863, and the men enlisted thus far,
two companies, were transferred to the 1st
Regiment Veteran Cavalry.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
March 15, 2006