Offered is a wonderful and rare old book entitled History of the 76th Regt NY Volunteers, what it accomplished, containing descriptions of its 25 battles, its marches, its camp and bivouac scenes, with biographical sketches of 53 officers and a complete record of enlisted men by AP Smith. Illustrated with 49 engravings on wood.
Printed for the Publishers, AP Smith Cortland NY 1867. 429 pages + hard cased cover.The book was not finished being bound by the book binding. Gatherings collated in signature form with original untrimmed edges and inside the uncased cover, awaiting final binding and trimming. Some text edge wear to untrimmed edges, there is a pen tipped sized hole drilled all the way through both covers and the text as well as 2 other pen tipped sized holes through front cover partially through the text. The book measures 6 1/4"w x 9 3/8"h x 1 3/4. 76th Infantry Regiment Civil War. Cortland Regiment; Cherry Valley Regiment; Otsego County Regiment; Cromwellian Regiment. Mustered in: January 16, 1862 Mustered out by companies: July 1, 1864 to January 1,1865. The following is taken from. New York in the War of the Rebellion. Green of Cortland received authority to recruit a regiment of infantry in Cortland county, and commenced recruiting September 2, 1861, receiving some men from the counties of Allegany and Yates. About the same time Gen. Danforth received authority to recruit a regiment in the counties of Otsego and Schoharie, with headquarters at Cherry Valley, to which regiment the 39th Militia furnished a large number of men. These regiments were moved to Albany, and being below the minimum number, consolidated into one, the 76th Regiment, with N. Green as Colonel, January 14, 1862. Companies A, B, C, D, E, F and G were formed of eight companies of the Cortland Regiment, and H, I and K of four companies of the Cherry Valley Regiment.
One company, I, of the Cortland Regiment, and the companies of Capts. Nicholas Hanson and Nelson S. Bowdish, of the Cherry Valley Regiment, were organized as a battery and assigned as Battery M to the 3d Artillery; Captain McNett's company of the Cortland Regiment was transferred to the 93d Infantry, December 28, 1861.The newly formed regiment contained also men from the counties, of Chenango, Madison, Tioga and Tompkins, and was mustered in the service of the United States for three years January 16, 1862. In May, 1863, it received the three years' men of the 24th and 30th Regiments of Infantry. The regiment left the State January 17, 1862; served at and near Washington, D. In 3d Brigade, Casey's Division, Army of the Potomac, from January, 1862; in the Military district of Washington from March, 1862; in Doubleday's Brigade, Department Rappahannock, from May 21, 1862; in the 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 3d Corps, Army of Virginia, from June 26, 1862; in the 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac, from September 12, 1862; in the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac, from January 4, 1864; in the 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac, from March 6, 1864; in the 2d Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac, from March 25, 1864; in the 3d Brigade, 2d Division, 5th Corps, from August, 1864; in the 3d Brigade, 3d Division, 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac, from September 1864. Companies B, F and K were honorably discharged and mustered out July 1, 1864; Company A October 11; G October 20; C November 8; E November 18; I December 1, 1864; H January 1, 1865; detachments of these companies and Company D remaining in the field were, under Capt.
Jarvis, transferred to the 147th N. Volunteers January 28 and 31, 1865. During its service the regiment lost by death, killed in action, 7 officers, 111 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 5 officers, 52 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 1 officer, 165 enlisted men; total, 13 officers, 328 enlisted men; aggregate, 341; of whom 56 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy.
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