New York State Militia
New York National Guard
Captain Devin's Company; Jackson Horse Guards
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed.
Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.
Mustered in: July 14,1861
Mustered out: October 23, 1861
One hundred men of the 1st Cavalry, located in New York city, principally
of Company A, commanded by Lieut. Col. Thomas C. Devin of the regiment as captain,
volunteered, upon the request of the General Government for some cavalry,
for a service of three months, and left the State, July 3, 1861. This company
was mustered in the service of the United States at Washington, D. C., July
14, 1861, and mustered out and honorably discharged at New York city, October
23, 1861. The company and regiment are, at the present date, not in existence.
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February 8, 2018