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Historical Sketch And Roster Of The New York 116th Infantry  Regiment

Historical Sketch And Roster Of The New York 116th Infantry Regiment

ByJohn C. Rigdon

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July 14, 1862, Col. Edward P. Chapin received authority to recruit this regiment in Erie county; it was organized at Buffalo and there mustered in the service of the United States for three years from August 20 to September 5, 1862. The men not to be mustered out with the regiment were transferred, June 3, 1865, to the 90th Infantry. Nine companies left the State September 5, 1862; Company K joined later in September; the regiment served in the 8th Corps, Middle Department, at Baltimore, Md., from September 7, 1862; arrived at Ship Island, La., December 4, 1862; served in 3d Brigade, 3d Division, Department of the Gulf, from January, 1863; in 1st Brigade, 3d Division, 19th Corps, from February, 1863; in 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps, from April, 1863; in 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps, from February, 1864; in 1st Brigade, same division and corps, from March, 1864; in 3d Brigade, same division and corps, from May 9, 1864; in 1st Brigade, same division and corps, from June, 1864; with the Army of the Shenandoah, from October, 1864; in the defenses, of Washington, D. C., from April, 1865; and it was honorably discharged and mustered out, under Col. Geo. M. Love, June 8, 1865, at Washington, D. C.  Company A - Angola, Brant, Evans, Hamburgh and Buffalo, all of Erie County Company B - Aurora, Cayuga County,Newstead, Lancaster, Clarence, Elma, and Alden, all of Erie County Company C - Buffalo, Amherst, Alden and Sardinia, all of Erie County Company D - Aurora, Cayuga County; Buffalo, Golden, Eden and West Seneca, all of Erie County Company E - Buffalo and Amherst of Erie County Company F - Ashford, Cattaraugus County; Concord, Collins, Boston, Sardinia, all of Erie County Company G - Buffalo, Erie County Company H - Aurora, Cayuga County; Buffalo, Clarence, Hamburgh, Eden, Amherst and West Seneca all of Erie County Company I - Buffalo, Holland, Elma, Lancaster, Marilla, Sardinia and Wales, all of Erie County Company K - Hamburgh, Brant, Eden, Evans and Marilla, all of Erie County

Details

Publication Date
Aug 9, 2022
Language
English
ISBN
9781387710744
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): John C. Rigdon

Specifications

Pages
238
Binding
Case Wrap
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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