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.
This regiment, not now in existence, but then located in Suffolk county, saw
service in Brooklyn during the Draft riots in 1863. In 1864 five companies
of the regiment organized as four, served with, and as part of, the 15th Militia
in New York harbor. Col. Alfred Wagstaff of this regiment served as Lieutenant-Colonel
of the 15th Regiment during that time.
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.
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