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The 106th New York Infantry in Howard County

Retreated to Ellicott's Mills after battle of Moncacy, July 9, 1864. Stayed until the 14th.

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From:https://dmna.ny.gov/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/106thInf/106thInfMain.htm

“The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912. June 30, 1862, Gen. Schuyler F. Judd received authority to recruit this regiment; it was organized under Colonel Judd and his successor, Col. Edward C. James, at Ogdensburg, and there mustered in the service of the United States for three years August 27, 1862. June 2, 1865, the men not to be mustered out with the regiment were ordered to be transferred to the 49th Infantry; the order was, however, revoked. The companies were recruited principally:

Company A - principally recruited from Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence County
Company B - principally recruited from Morristown, St. Lawrence County
Company C - principally recruited from Oswegatchie, DePeyster and Macomb, all of St. Lawrence County
Company D - principally recruited from Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County
Company E - principally recruited from Potsdam, St. Lawrence County
Company F - principally recruited from Massena, Brasher and Louisville, all of St. Lawrence County
Company G - principally recruited from Madrid and Stockholm, of St. Lawrence County
Company H - principally recruited from Malone, Franklin County and Lawrence(ville), St. Lawrence County
Company I - principally recruited from Malone, Franklin County and Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County
Company K - principally recruited from Canton, Colton and Edwards, all of St. Lawrence County

The regiment left the State August 28, 1862; served in the Railroad Division, 8th Corps, Middle Department, from August, 1862; in West Virginia, Department of the Ohio, in September, 1862; in Railroad Division, District of West Virginia, from October, 1862; in 1st Brigade, Railroad Division, 8th Corps, Defenses of the Upper Potomac, Middle Department, from January, 1863; in 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps, from March, 1863; in 3d Brigade, 3d Division, 3d Corps, Army of the Potomac, from July 10, 1863; in 1st Brigade, 3d Division, 6th Corps, from April, 1864; and it was honorably discharged and mustered out, under Maj. Edward M. Paine, June 22, 1865, near Washington, D. C.; the men ordered to be transferred to the 49th Infantry were, under Lieut-Col. Alvah W. Briggs, mustered out and honorably discharged June 27, 1865.”

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