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 10, 1864
December 22, 1864.
This regiment, not now in existence, but at the time located in Erie county,
was mustered in the United States service for a period of 100 days, August
10, 1864; commanded by Gol. George Abbott, it (seven companies) served at the
depot, Elmira, and was mustered out of the United States service December 22,
1864, at Buffalo, N. Y.
It lost in this service by death, of disease, etc., three 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.
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