New York National Guard Infantry
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Active 1861 to 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The State of New York mobilized a number of militia regiments for short terms of service in the Union Army during moments of crisis in the American Civil War

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  • 2nd Regiment New York State State Militia Infantry mustered into volunteer service as the 82nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
  • 4th Regiment National Guard Infantry was raised on June 18, 1863 for thirty days' service in response to Robert E. Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania in June of that year. [[It served Pennsylvania and was mustered out of service on July 24, 1863.
  • 5th Regiment National Guard Infantry was raised on June 18, 1863 for thirty days' service in response to Robert E. Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania in June of that year. It served in Pennsylvania and was mustered out of service on July 22, 1863.
  • 6th Regiment National Guard Infantry was raised on June 18, 1863 for thirty days' service in response to Robert E. Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania in June of that year. It served in Baltimore, Maryland as part of the garrison of that city, and was mustered out of service on July 22, 1863.
  • 25th Regiment National Guard Infantry was raised on May 31, 1862 for three months' service. It served in the garrison of Suffolk, Virginia and was mustered out of service on September 8, 1862.
  • 28th Regiment National Guard Infantry was raised on June 20, 1863 in response to Robert E. Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania in June of that year. It saw no action during the campaign, and then returned to New York City to help suppress the draft riots there. It was mustered out on July 23, 1863. It was called up for a second time on September 2, 1864 for 100 days' service and mustered out on November 13, 1864
  • 37th Regiment National Guard Infantry was raised on May 29, 1862 for three months service. It served in the Middle Depoartment and was mustered out on September 2, 1862. It was mustered a second time for 30 days' service during the Gettysburg Campaign on June 18, 1863 and mustered out on July 22, 1863. The 37th was ustered a third time for 30 days on May 6, 1864 for guard duty at New York's harbor. It mmustered out June 6, 1864.

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