New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 To 1865, Volume 5

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 746 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 Excerpt: ...April 29, 1864, original. ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTIETH REGIMENT OF INFANTRY. Colonel Lewis T. Barney received authority, May 24, 1864, to recruit this regiment; this authority was revoked August 3, 1864. The men enlisted, one company, A, Capt. James H. Day, were assigned to the 179th Infantry as Company G, July 23, 1864. Officers Of Regiment Who Were Not ConT1nued In Service Subsequent To August 3, 1864. Colonel. LEWIS T. BARNEY, from May 24 to August 3, 1864; not commissioned; see 68th Infantry, U. S. Volunteers, and 106th Infantry. Adjutant. HENRY C. ALLEN, from May 24 to August 3, 1864; not commissioned; see 106th Infantry. ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-FIRST REGIMENT OF INFANTRY. Colonel John H. Coster received authority, March 24, 1864, to recruit th's regiment; no men were recruited, and the authority was revoked. OFFICER OF THE REGIMENT. Colonel. JOHN H. COSTER, late Captain, 1st Infantry. ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-SECOND REGIMENT OF INFANTRY. Sixty-ninth Regiment, National Guard Artillery; First Regiment, Corcoran Irish Legion. This regiment, Col. Mathew Murphy, was organized as the first regiment of the Corcoran Brigade, in New York city, in August, 1862, largely of members of the 69th Regiment of the National Guard of the State, returning from their three months' service as such. November 17, 1862, the organization of the regiment--Sixty-ninth National Guard Artillery--was completed at Newport News, Va., by adding to it the men enlisted for the sixth regiment of the Corcoran Brigade, except those of Company D. The reorganized regiment was mustered in the service of the United States for three years November 17, 1862, at Newport News, Va., and the companies were recruited principally in New York city. March 21, 1864, the War Department gave the regiment the des...

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