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47th Regiment
New York State Militia
New York National Guard
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.

Service in the War of the Rebellion.

The regiment left the State (eight companies) May 30, 1862, and was mustered in the service of the United States, for three months, from May 27, 1862, at Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md., where, commanded by Col. J. V. Meserole, it served until September 1, 1862, when it was mustered out at Brooklyn.

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

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: August 23, 2007
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/47thInfNYSM/47thInfNYSMMain.htm

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