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Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 08/11/2022 - 7:59am
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Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 08/10/2022 - 8:21am
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Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 08/01/2022 - 7:05pm
City Hotel Alexandria VaJuly 24th 1861 My dearest wife On my arrival after our wearisome retreat at this place I was cheered by an affectionate letter from you enclosing one from my poor friend Mrs. Greble. [1] Since then I have been hard at work organizing, feeding & quartering troops. Our battle was planned so […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/27/2022 - 11:31am
At Washington, D. C., January, 1861. Expedition to relief of Fort Pickens, Fla., and return to Washington. Attached to Blenker’s Brigade, Miles’ Division, McDowell’s Army of Northeast Virginia, June to August, 1861. Heintzelman’s Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Blenker’s Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Artillery Reserve, Army of the […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/25/2022 - 11:41am
At Washington, D. C, May, 1861. Attached to Davies’ Brigade, Miles’ Division, McDowell’s Army, North- east Virginia, June to August, 1861. Kearney’s Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Artillery, Franklin’s Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1862. Artillery, Heintzelman’s Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, 3rd Division, 3rd Army […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/22/2022 - 10:36am
Cols., Roderick Matheson, Francis E. Pinto; Lieut.-Cols., Francis E. Pinto, George F. Lemon, Charles Hubbs; Majs., George F. Lemon, Charles Hubbs, Russell Myers. The 32d, the First California regiment, composed of three companies from New York city, two from Amsterdam, two from Ithaca, one from Tarrytown, one from Johnstown and one from New York and […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/21/2022 - 4:36am
Cols., Calvin C. Pratt, Francis E. Pinto, Frank Jones; Lieut.-Cols., William H. Brown, Leopold C. Newman; Majs., Addison Dougherty, Alexander Raszewski, R. R. Daniells, J. Barnett Sloan. The 31st, the “Montezuma Regiment,” contained one company from Williamsburg and the others were from New York city, where it was mustered into the U. S. service for […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/20/2022 - 10:21am
Cols., William A. Jackson, William Young, George R. Myers; Lieut.-Cols., William H. Young, George R. Myers, John C. Maginnis; Maj’s., George R. Myers, John C. Maginnis, William S. Gridley. The 18th, the “New York State Rifles,” was composed of two companies from Schenectady, four from Albany, one from Dutchess county, one from Orange county, one […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/19/2022 - 9:41am
Cols., Thomas A. Davies, Joseph Howland, Joel J. Seaver; Lieut.-Cols., Samuel Marsh, Joel J. Seaver, Frank Palmer; Majs., Buel Palmer, Joel J. Seaver, Frank Palmer, John C. Gilmore. The 16th, the 1st Northern New York regiment, was recruited mainly in St. Lawrence and Clinton counties, with one company from Franklin county. It was mustered into […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 07/18/2022 - 9:36am
Cols., Henry Whiting, James H. Walbridge, Newton Stone, John S. Tyler, Amasa S. Tracy; Lieut.-Cols., George J. Stannard, Charles H. Joyce, Newton Stone, John S. Tyler, Amasa S. Tracy, Enoch E. Johnson; Majs., Charles H. Joyce, James H. Walbridge, Newton Stone, John S. Tyler, Amasa S. Tracy, Enoch E. Johnson, Erastus G. Ballou. The 2nd […]
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