New York State Militia
New York National Guard
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: June 6, 1864
Mustered out: July 7, 1864
Of this regiment, located in Queens county, two companies entered, in June
and July, 1861, the United States service as members of the 74th N. Y. Volunteers;
the artillery company of the regiment joined the 2d N. Y. Volunteer Artillery as Company L, in November, 1861, and later became the 34th Battery. The regiment
is not in existence at this date.
In 1863, the regiment saw service in Queens county, during the Draft riots;
June 6, 1864, the regiment was mustered in the United States service for
thirty days; it served under the command of its Colonel, Charles H. Burtis,
York harbor, and with it, and as parts of it, served portions of the 16th,
17th and 18th Regiments. It was mustered out July 7, 1864.
See here for a brief history of the State
Militia / National Guard.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
January 24, 2018