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.
Left the State: July 3, 1863
Mustered out: August 4, 1863.
Mustered in: July 12, 1864
October 29, 1864.
This regiment, then located in New York city and county,
and commanded by Col. William R. W. Chambers, but not now in existence, was
mustered in the United States service for a period of 100 days, July 20, 1864,
and left the State at the same time; it was mustered out of this service November
1, 1864, at New York city.
It lost by death, of disease, two enlisted men.
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.
Reitzel, Philip M. "A soldier's letters, 1864." Maryland Historical Magazine, 83: 3 (Fall 1988) 254-267.
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