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19th Cavalry Regiment
Civil War

History
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

130th regiment of infantry was designated 19th regiment of cavalry: August 11, 1863
19th regiment of cavalry was designated 1st regiment of dragoons: September 10, 1863

The 130th Regiment of New York Volunteer Infantry was converted into a mounted regiment, July 28, 1863 and August 11, 1863, and designated the 19th Regiment of Cavalry; September 10, 1863, this designation was changed to 1st Regiment of Dragoons, under which heading the sketch of the regiment will be found.

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
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