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The 126th New York Infantry in Howard County

Stayed at Ellicott's Mills, Relay House, and Annapolis Junction for part of 2 days after surrendering at Harper's Ferry, 9/20/1862-9/22/1862.

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“The 126th New York Infantry was organized at Geneva, New York, and mustered in for three years service on August 22, 1862, under the command of Colonel Eliakim Sherrill.

The regiment was attached to Miles' Command, Harpers Ferry, Virginia, September 1862. Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, to December 1862. 3rd Brigade, Casey's Division, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to February 1863. 3rd Brigade, Casey's Division, XXII Corps, to April 1863. 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, XXII Corps, to June 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, II Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, II Corps, to June 1864. Consolidated Brigade, 1st Division, II Corps, to November 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, II Corps, to June 1865.

The 126th New York Infantry mustered out of service June 3, 1865. Recruits and veterans were transferred to the 4th New York Heavy Artillery.”

126th_new_york_infantry.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/14 09:47 by admin