193rd Infantry Regiment
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: March 6 - 28, 1865
Mustered out: January 18, 1866
January 21, 1865, Col. John B. Van Petten received authority to recruit this
regiment; it was organized at Albany, and the companies were mustered in the
service of the United States for three years, A and E March 6th and 28th, respectively;
for one, two and three years, K April 7th; for one and three years, C, D, G,
H and I March 14th, 28th, April 9th, 3d and 9th respectively; for one year B
and F March 16 and 28, 1865, respectively.
The companies were recruited principally: A at Utica, Auburn, Oswego and Syracuse;
B at Hermon, Malone, Pierrepont, Hammond, Louisville, Potsdam, Brasher, Macomb,
Colton and Waddington; C at Auburn, Rochester and Syracuse; D at Oswego, Volney,
Granby, Constantia and Amboy; E at Syracuse, Oswego and Auburn; F at Fowler,
Brasher, Lisbon, Hopkinton, Burke, Lawrence and Louisville; G at Bellmont, Lisbon,
Stockholm, Cape Vincent, Fowler, Rossie, Lawrence, Russell, Waddington, Savannah,
Pierrepont, Ma-comb and Moira; H at Watertown and Auburn; I at Oswego; and K
at Norwich, Syracuse and Auburn,
The regiment left the State by detachments in March and April, 1865; it served
in the 3d Brigade, 3d Division, Army of the Shenandoah, from March 18, 1865;
in the District of West Virginia, Middle Department, from July, 1865; and, January
18, 1866, it was honorably discharged and mustered out, under. Colonel Van Petten,
at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.; having lost by death of disease and other causes,
25 enlisted men.
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Johnson, Crisfield. ... History of Oswego County, New York. : With illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & co, 1877, 1991.
Available online at: https://archive.org/details/historyofoswegoc00john
New York (State). Adjutant General's Office. Descriptive book of the 193rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1865.
Description: .5 cu. ft. (1 volume)
Abstract: This series provides physical descriptions and enlistment information on the majority of men who served in the 193rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the closing months of the Civil War. The volume contains no information as to its office of origin or compiler. The following information is provided for each enlisted man: age; height; complexion; eye and hair color; place of birth; occupation; date and place of enlistment; by whom enlisted; term of enlistment; and remarks. The remarks usually refer to desertions, promotions, transferrals, or discharges. For some reason, the first two or three pages of each company's roster have been torn out of the book. These pages contained descriptions of approximately twelve members of the company. Descriptions of the regiment's officers appears at the beginning of the volume. These descriptions provide only name, rank, date of appointment, date mustered, and remarks. Several pages pertaining to the officers have also been torn out of the volume. Finally, the volume contains a lengthy discourse on the qualifications and characteristics that generals should possess.
Held by the New York State Archives.
Saxton family papers, 1860-1865.
Description: 61 pieces. 1 case.
Abstract: In 1860, William Carroll traveled from Oswego Co., N.Y. to California where he taught school and was engaged in a "medical business." D. Carroll served with a New York regiment and worked at the defenses of Fort Merriam, near City Point, Va. in 1864-1865. His daughter Clarissa married Gates Saxton, a New York farmer, in 1864. William Carroll's letters to his wife and sister Ann Carroll Buck posted from Salmon Falls, Secret Ravine, and Mormon Island, Calif. depict his life in Northern California and contain personal reflections on religion, education, slavery, etc. Two small groups of Civil War letters of D. Carroll and Americus D. Buck, dealing with minutia of camp life, war news, etc. The letter from Nathan Buck to his sister, of July 9, 1864 recounts the events of the siege of Petersburg. Also included is a group of letters by Edward H. Spencer of Rochester, N.Y., member of the 3rd Regiment of New York Light Infantry, (which was organized from the 19th Regiment of New York Infantry in December, 1861), posted while serving on duty at New Berne and St. Helena Island, N.C. The letters discuss camp life, war news, politics, family matters, etc.
Located at the Huntington Library (San Marino, Calif. : H.E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1979).
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