Oneida Independent Cavalry Company
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: September 4, 1861
Mustered out: June 13,1865.
This company was organized at Oneida, and there mustered in the service of
the United States for three years, under the command of Capt. Daniel P. Mann,
September 4, 1861. It was recruited mainly at Oneida, Salisbury, Stockbridge,
Hamilton, Otisco, Eaton, Nelson Flatts, Vienna and Chittenango. It left the
State in September, 1861, and served at the headquarters of the Army of the
Potomac, performing escort and guard duty, and furnishing couriers, etc. At
the expiration of its. term of service, those entitled thereto were discharged,
and the company retained in service until June 13, 1865, when, commanded by
Capt. James E. Jenkins, it was honorably discharged and mustered out near Washington,
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"Oneida independent cavalry company." Madison county heritage Dec.
1978, p. 17-24.
Schroeder, Patrick A. "The Highest Praise of
the Memorials of David J. Jenkins and James E. Jenkins. Daleville, VA:
Schroeder Publications, 2001.
Filed under the 146th Infantry
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