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.
Mustered ine: August 27, 1864
Mustered out: December 2, 1864
This regiment (five companies) then located in Livingston county, now not
in existence, commanded by Col. Reuben P. Wisner, was mustered in the service
of the United States for a period of 100 days, August 27, 1864; it served at
Elmira, and with it two companies of the 50thMilitia, and was there mustered
out December 2, 1864.
It lost by death, of disease, two enlisted men.
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