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188th Infantry 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.

Battles and Casualties Table from Phisterer

Unit Roster

Further Reading
This is meant to be a comprehensive list. If, however, you know of a resource that is not listed below, please send an email to ng.ny.nyarng.list.historians@mail.mil with the name of the resource and where it is located. This can include photographs, letters, articles and other non-book materials. Also, if you have any materials in your possession that you would like to donate, the museum is always looking for items specific to New York's military heritage. Thank you.

Brown, Ira. Letter, 27 March 1865.
2 pages. In part, photocopies.
Letter, 27 March 1865, from Ira Brown (b. 1846), 188th New York Volunteer Infantry, in camp after the Battle of Fort Stedman, at Petersburg, Virginia, to his wife in Almond, New York. Contains descriptions of the Battle of Fort Stedman. Also includes a typed transcript compiled by an undetermined source.
Accession 40893. Located at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia.
Thank you to Ed Worman for pointing out this resource.

Carpenter, Henry B. Letters (1864-1865).
2 items. Collection Call Number: 20333. These are photocopies of original letters sent to Carpenter's wife regarding the siege of Petersburg, Virginia. The experiences and conditions of trench warfare are vividly described.
Located at the New York State Library Manuscripts and Special Collections.

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: July 6, 2017
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/188thInf/188thInfMain.htm

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