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: August 6, 1864
Mustered out: November 13, 1864.
This regiment, at this date not in existence, but at the time located in New
York city, was mustered in the service of the United States for a period
of 100 days on the 6th of August, 1864. It (nine companies) served, commanded
by Col. John N. Wilsey, at the United States depot, Elmira, and was mustered
out, November 13, 1864, at New York city.
During this service it lost by death, of disease, two enlisted men.
See here for a brief history of the State
Militia / National Guard.
Items in the museum collection are in bold.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
February 5, 2010