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 2, 1864
Mustered out: november 19, 1864.
This regiment, not now in existence, but then located at New York city, was
mustered in the service of the United States for 100 days, August 2, 1864;
commanded by Col. Thomas Lynch, it (seven companies) served at the depot at
Elmira, and, November 19, 1864, it was mustered out and honorably discharged
from the United States service at New York city, to date November 9, 1864,
having lost during its service by death of disease, one officer.
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