Signed by captain Thorne and lieutenant colonel shepherd August 6, 1861. 13th New York State Militia. The 13th New York Infantry Regiment is a completely different unit. In April of 1862 legislation changed the designation of militia units to National Guard. Organized for service under Colonel Abel Smith.
Eight companies (486 men) mustered into United States service for three months and sailed in the steamship Marion to Annapolis. Guard railroad at Annapolis, Maryland, quartered in the buildings of the Naval Academy and assigned to the Department of Annapolis. Additional reinforcements raised the regiments strength to 793 men. Affair at Smiths Point, Md.The regiment agrees to General Dixs request to extend its service by ten days. Mustered out of United States Service at Brooklyn, having lost 5 men to disease. Many of the regiment enlisted in the 87th New York Infantry.
Mustered in for three months United States Service. Left for Washington under Colonel Robert B. Served at Suffolk, Virginia as part of the 7th Army corps. Mustered out of United States Service at Brooklyn, having lost 1 man to disease and 1 killed in an accident.Orderd to Harrisburg under Colonel John B. Mustered in for three months United States Service and attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Department Susquehanna. Engagement near Fort Washington, Pa. Mustered out of United States Service at Brooklyn, having lost 1 man to disease. Go Ahead, take a stab at this item and make an offer! The item "Civil War Discharge Document 13th New York Volunteers 1861 Brooklyn History Rare" is in sale since Monday, January 25, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Documents".
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