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22nd New York State Militia
after 1863 New York National Guard
Civil War

The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

Muster Roll


See here for a brief history of the State Militia / National Guard.

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 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.

Gardiner, Asa Bird. Civil and military record of Asa Bird Gardiner collated, as to public service, from the War department records. [New York] 1897.

History of Company "A" and the Twenty-Second Regiment, N.G.N.Y., 1861-1897. New York?: 1897.

Pitney, Philip H.. William H. Shelton : military service in the Twenty Second Regiment, New York State National Guard during the American Civil War. New Jersey: 1996.
Located at the Morristown and Morris Township Township Library, NJ

Todd, F.P. " 22nd Regiment New York State Militia, 1862." Military Collector and Historian. v1 n1 3-4.

Wingate, George W. History of Company A and the Twenty-second Regiment, N. G. N. Y. [New York: 1897].

Wingate, George Wood and Andrew Dickson White. The last campaign of the Twenty-second regiment, N.G., S.N.Y. June and July, 1863. New York: C. S. Westcott & co. printers, 1864.

Wingate, George Wood and New York (State). National Guard. 22d Regt. History of the Twenty-second Regiment of the National Guard of the State of New York, from its organization to 1895. New York: E. W. Dayton, 1895.


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