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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.

June 18, 1863, it was ordered to Harrisburg, Pa., and June 21, 1863, it left the State (seven companies), commanded by Colonel Meserole. It served in the 3d Brigade, defenses south of the Potomac, Department Washington, and was mustered out of the United States service, July 23, 1863.

Muster Roll

 

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: January 25, 2018
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