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 in: June 25, 1863
Mustered out: August 3, 1863.
This regiment, then located in Chautauqua county, but now not in service,
a number of men for the 72d Volunteers, and, commanded by Col. David S. Forbes,
the State June 24, 1863, en route to Harrisburg, Pa., for a service of thirty
served in the 5th Brigade, 1st Division, Department Susquehanna, and was mustered
of the United States service July 29, 1863, at Elmira, N. Y.
See here for a brief history of the State
Militia / National Guard.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Lewis, Silas W. [ed.]. History of the thirty days' campaign of the Sixty-Eighth
Regiment, New York State National Guards [microform] : commencing June 25th,
1863 / D.S. Forbes.Fredonia: Censor Office Print, 1863.
Items in the museum collection are in bold.
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February 5, 2010