DESCRIPTION: Extremely rare hardcover book--old and original--Published in 1867. CHRONICLES OF THE TWENTY-FIRST REGIMENT--NEW YORK STATE VOLUNTEERS. Embracing a Full History of the Regiment--From the Enrolling of the First Volunteer in BUFFALO, April 15, 1861, to the final mustering out , May 18, 1863.-Including a copy of MUSTER OUT ROLLS of Field and Staff, and each company.
ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL PORTRAITS AND SCENES FROM CAMP AND FIELD. Harrison Mills--a DISABLED SOLDIER OF THE REGIMENT.Buffalo, Published by John M. Rogers, was accepted by the State for a service of two years, and numerically designated May 13, 1861; organized at Elmira, and there mustered in the service of the United States for three months, May 20, 1861. Members of the 65th and 74th Militia, four companies of the latter, formed the nucleus of the regiment. At the request of the general government, the Governor of the State, August 2, 1861, ordered the regiment in the service of the United States for the unexpired portion of its term of State service. The men were recruited principally in the county of Erie; a few coming from the counties of Allegany, Chautauqua, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego and Wyoming.
The regiment left the State June 18, 1861; served at Fort Kalorama, D. C, from June 19, 1861; at Fort Runyon, D. C, from August 4, 1861; in Wadsworth's Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, from October 15, 1861; in Patrick's Brigade, King's Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac, from March 13, 1862; in 2d Brigade, King's Division, Department of Rappahannock, from May, 1862; in 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 3d Corps, Army of Virginia, from June 26, 1862; in same brigade and division, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac, from September 12, 1862; in Patrick's Provost Guard Brigade, Army of the Potomac, from January, 1863; at Aquia Creek, Va.From April, 1863; and it was honorably discharged and mustered out under Colonel Rogers, May 18, 1863, at Buffalo. During its service the regiment lost by death, killed in action, 2 officers, 50 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 23 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 2 officers, 40 enlisted men; total, 4 officers, 113 enlisted men; aggregate, 117. 2 pages of portraits of soldiers killed at Bull Run.
Table of contents pages have detailed listings of topics in each chapter. Book is complete--Includes many MUSTER OUT ROLLS that fold out, as seen in pic. Covers are as is--detached from book, but all here.Spine has wear, with outer leather partially flaked off. End papers are loose in front, and have some edge tatters. One muster roll foldout is separated at fold. 9 x 11 3/4---294 pages + appendix containing foldouts.
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