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|23rd Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||May 10, 1861 to May 22, 1863|
|Engagements||Battle of Gainesville|
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of South Mountain
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville
Service[edit | edit source]
The regiment was organized in Elmira, New York on May 10, 1861 and was mustered in for a two year enlistment on July 2, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out of service on May 22, 1863, and those men who had signed three year enlistments were transferred to the 80th New York.
Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]
The regiment suffered 17 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 53 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 72 fatalities.
Commanders[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnyinf1.htm The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
References[edit | edit source]
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- New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center - Civil War - 23rd Infantry Regiment History, photographs, table of battles and casualties, and historical sketch for the 23rd New York Infantry Regiment.
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