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.
Left the state: June 4, 1862
Mustered out: September 6, 1862
Of this regiment, located then in Orange county, but now not in existence,
Company "L— Parmenter Riflemen — served in 1861 with the 71st
Militia as Company I — Howitzer Company.
May 27, 1862, it was ordered to Washington, D. C, and commanded by Col. Wm.
R. Brown (seven companies), left Newburgh, June 4, 1862; it was mustered
in the United States service for three months at Baltimore, Md., served there
and at Havre-de-Grace, and was mustered out at Newburgh, September 6, 1862.
In January, 1863, it volunteered and was accepted for a service of nine months,
which it rendered under the designation 168th
In its service in 1862 it lost, died of disease, three enlisted
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
February 5, 2010