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mustered out with company, June 30,
1865, at Munson's Hill, Va. ; commis-
sioned Second Lieutenant, June 6, 1863,
with rank from April 26, 1863, original.

LAFUIRA, JOSEPH, late Captain, 2d In-
fantry; mustered in as Captain, Company
E, this regiment, April 27, 1864; mus-
tered out with company, June 30, 1865,
at Munson's Hill, Va.; Major, N. Y.
Volunteers, by brevet; commissioned
Captain, April 14, 1864, with rank of
same date, original.

LOUTHER, THOMAS J., age 28 years;
enrolled April 26, 1861, at New York city
to serve two years, and appointed First
Lieutenant, Company C; mustered in as
Captain, April 30, 1861 ; mustered out
with company, May 7, 1863, at New York
city; not commissioned First Lieutenant;
commissioned Captain, July 4, 1861, with
rank from April 30, 1861, original.

MARSHALL, JOHN W., age 31 years;
enrolled April 26, 1861, at New York city
to serve two years; mustered in as Cap-
tain. Company D. April 30, 1861: as
Major, May 2, 1861; as Lieutenant-Col-
onel, October 31, 1861 : mustered out with
regiment. May 7, 1863, at New York city;
not commissioned Captain; commissioned
Major, June 20, 1861, with rank from May
15, 1861, original; Lieutenant-Colonel,
December 23, 1861, with rank from Oc-
tober 31, 1861, vice Elder, deceased.



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MARTIN, HENRY V., age 26 years; en-
rolled April 26, 1861, at New York city
to serve two years; mustered in as Pri-
vate, Company A, April 27, 1861 ; pro-
moted Sergeant, July 28, 1861; First
Sergeant, March 30, 1862; Second Lieu-
tenant, Company H, October 25, 1862;
First Lieutenant and Adjutant, February
20, 1863; mustered out with regiment,
May 7, 1863, at New York city; com-
missioned Second Lieutenant, October
25, 1862, with rank from September 30,

1862, vice Scheidler, promoted; First
Lieutenant and Adjutant, February 5,

1863, with rank from January 10, 1863,
vice Brady, promoted.

MATCHETT. WILLIAM B., commis-
sioned, not mustered, Chaplain, July 4,
1861, with rank from May 15, 1861, orig-
inal.

McCHESNEY, WATERS W., age 24
years; enrolled at New York city to serve
two years, and mustered in as Colonel,
May 2, 1861; discharged, September I,
1861; commissioned Colonel, June 20,
1861, with rank from May 15, 1861,
original.

MEADE, FRANCIS L., age 27 years; en-
rolled at New York city to serve three
years, and mustered in as Private, Com-
pany A, February 27, 1864; transferred
to Company F, May 16, 1864: promoted
Corporal, May 28, 1864; Sergeant, June
9, 1864; First Sergeant in September or
October, 1864; Sergeant-Major, Novem-
ber i, 1864: mustered in as Second Lieu-
tenant, Company E, May 27, 1865; mus-
tered out with company, June 30, 1865,
at Munson's Hill, Va.; commissioned
Second Lieutenant, May i/, 1863, with
rank from April 18, 1865, vice Minnes,
promoted.

METZGER, MICHAEL, First Lieutenant,
8th Artillery; transferred to Company G,
this regiment, June 5, 1865; mustered out
with company, June 30, 1865, at Mun-
son's Hill, Va. ; commissioned in 8th
Artillery.

MIXER, JOHN H., age 25 years; en-
rolled April 26, 1861, at New York city
to serve two years, and appointed Second
Lieutenant, Company D; mustered in as
First Lieutenant, April 30, 1861 ; pro-
moted Captain, March 21, 1862; resigned,
July 9, 1862; not commissioned Second



Lieutenant; commissioned First Lieuten-
ant, July 4, 1861, with rank from April
30, 1861, original; Captain, March 26,
1862, with rank from March 21, 1862, vice
Clowdsly, resigned.

MINNES, SAMUEL, age 19 years; en-
rolled at New York city to serve two
years, and mustered in as Private, Com-
pany G, ist Infantry, May 3, 1861; trans-
ferred to Company B, May 8, 1861;
promoted Corporal, March i, 1862; mus-
tered out, May 25, 1863, at New York
city; again enrolled at New York city
to serve three years, and mustered in as
Private, Company A, this regiment, Feb-
ruary 27, 1864; promoted Sergeant, Com-
pany F, May 3, 1864; wounded in action,
May 6, 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; mus-
tered in as Second Lieutenant, Company
E, December 27, 1864; wounded in action,
February 5, 1865, at Hatcher's Run, Va.;
mustered in as First Lieutenant, Com-
pany C, May 25, 1865; mustered out with
company, June 30, 1865, at Munson's
Hill, Va. ; commissioned Second Lieuten-
ant, December 7, 1864, with rank from
November 18, 1864, vice Davies, not mus-
tered; First Lieutenant, May 17, 1865,
with rank from April 18, 1865, vice Beers,
promoted.

MISSING, JOHN, age 27 years; enrolled
April 26, 1861, at New York city to serve
two years; mustered in as Captain, Com-
pany E, April 30, 1861; as Major, Jan-
uary 8, 1862; mustered out with regiment,
May 7, 1863, at New York city; commis-
sioned Captain, July 4, 1861, with rank
from April 26, 1861, original; Major, Jan-
uary 8, 1862, with rank from October 31,
1861, vice Marshall, promoted.

MONEGAN, WILLIAM LEE, age 28
years; enrolled April 26, 1861, at New
York city to serve two years, and ap-
pointed Second Lieutenant, Company C;
mustered in as First Lieutenant, April 30,
1861; resigned, July 12, 1862; not com-
missioned Second Lieutenant; commis-
sioned First Lieutenant, July 4, 1861, with
rank from April 30, 1861, original.

MONK, WILLIAM H., age 28 years; en-
rolled April 14, 1864, at New York city
to serve three years; mustered in as First
Lieutenant, Company E, April 27, 1864;
wounded in action, May 10, 1864, at Spot-
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18, 1864, at Armory Square Hospital,
Washington, D. C. ; commissioned First
Lieutenant, April 14, 1864, with rank of
same date, original.

MORRELL, FRANCIS ASBURY, age 31
years; enrolled at New York city to
serve two years, and mustered in as Pri-
vate, Company B, /th Infantry, May I,
1861; discharged for disability, August 5,

1861, at Camp Butler, Newport News,
Va.; again enrolled at New York city to
serve three years, and mustered in as
First Lieutenant, Company K, this regi-
ment, September 13, 1861 ; wounded in
action, December 13, 1862, at Fredericks-
burg, Va. ; died, of his wounds. February
4, 1863, at Seminary Hospital, George-
town, D. C. ; commissioned First Lieu-
tenant, October 19, 1861, with rank from
September 13, 1861, vice Scheffner, declined.

MOSSCROP, THOMAS DERBYSHIRE,
age 22 years; enrolled at New York city
to serve two years, and mustered in as
Second Lieutenant, Company F, April 26,
1861; mustered in as First Lieutenant,
October 4, 1861; wounded in action, Au-
gust 30, 1862, at Bull Run, Va.; mustered
in as Captain, Company K, October i,
1862; transferred to Company F, January
1,1863; resigned, January 10, 1863; Major,
N. Y. Volunteers, by brevet; commis-
sioned Second Lieutenant, July 4, 1861,
with rank from April 26, 1861, original;
First Lieutenant, October 19, 1861, with
rank from October 4, 1861, vice Farns-
worth, resigned; Captain, October 27,

1862, with rank from September 30, 1862,
vice Richardson, resigned.

MURRAY, JOHN H., age 22 years; en-
rolled April 26, 1861, at New York city
to serve two years; mustered in as Ser-
geant, Company E, April 30, 1861; as
Second Lieutenant, Company H, Febru-
ary 20, 1863; mustered out with company,
May 7, 1863, at New York city; commis-
sioned Second Lieutenant, February 5,

1863, with rank from January 10, 1863,
vice H. V. Martin, promoted.

NEWBURGH, JOSEPH, age 23 years;
enrolled April 26, 1861, at New York
city to serve two years; mustered in as
Captain, Company G, April 30, 1861;
wounded in action, December 13, 1862,
at Fredericksburg, Va.; mustered out
with company, May 7, 1863, at New

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York city; subsequent service in Vet-
eran Reserve Corps; commissioned
Captain, July 4, 1861, with rank from
April 26, 1861, original.

OSBON, A. FRANK, age 23 years; en-
rolled at New York city to serve three
years, and mustered in as Private,
Company I, October 17, 1861; promoted
Sergeant, January i, 1862; mustered in
as First Lieutenant and Adjutant, Jan-
uary 10, 1862; resigned, September 12,
1862; commissioned Adjutant, January
17, 1862, with rank from October 31,
1861, vice Patrick, promoted.

PALMER, RICHARD H., age 48 years;
enrolled April 30, 1864, at Stevensburg,
Va., to serve three years; mustered in
as Assistant Surgeon, May 2, 1864;
died, of disease, December 4, 1864, at
Brooklyn, N. Y.; commissioned Assist-
ant Surgeon, April 7, 1864, with rank
from March 24, 1864, vice Van Duser,
mustered out.

PATRICK, FRED M., age 27 years; en-
rolled at New York city to serve two
years, and mustered in as First Lieu-
tenant and Adjutant, May 2, 1861; as
Captain, Company E, January 27, 1862;
resigned, July 8, 1862; commissioned
Adjutant, July 4, 1861, with rank from
May 15, 1861, original; Captain, Jan-
uary 17, 1862, with rank from October
31, 1861, vice Missing, promoted.

RICHARDSON, GEORGE GRAN-
VILLE, age 33 years; enrolled at New
York city to serve two years, and mus-
tered in as Captain, Company K, May
2, 1861; resigned, September 30, 1862;
commissioned Captain, July 4, 1861,
with rank from May 15, 1861, original.

RISLEY, ALBERT C., age 24 years; en-
rolled December 30, 1864, near Peters-
burg, Va., to serve three years; mus-
tered in as First Lieutenant, Company
B, January 17, 1865; wounded in action
in 1865; discharged for disability from
wounds, May 3, 1865; commissioned
First Lieutenant, December 30, 1864,
with rank of same date, vice Clark, dis-
charged.

ROBERTS, EUGENE F., age 24 years;
enrolled April 26, 1861, at New York
city to serve two years; mustered in as
First Lieutenant, Company H, April 30,
1861; discharged, October 23, 1861;



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again enrolled May 25, 1862, at New
York city to serve three months; mus-
tered in as Private, Company G, /th
Militia, June 19, 1862; mustered out
with company, September 5, 1862, at
New York city; subsequent service in
U. S. Colored Troops; commissioned
First Lieutenant, July 4, 1861, with
rank from April 26, 1861, original.

ROBERTSON, GEORGE H., Captain,
8th Artillery; transferred to Company
H, this regiment, June 5, 1865; mus-
tered out with company, June 30, 1865,
at Munson's Hill, Va.; Major, N. Y.
Volunteers, by brevet; commissioned in
8th Artillery.

ROGERS, THEODORE H., age 24
years; enrolled April 26, 1861, at New
York city to serve two years; mustered
in as Second Lieutenant, Company H,
April 30, 1861; as First Lieutenant,
October 23, 1861; wounded in action,
December 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg,
Va.; mustered out with company, May
7, 1863, at New York city; commis-
sioned Second Lieutenant, July 4, 1861,
with rank from April 26, 1861, original;
First Lieutenant, December 19, 1861,
with rank from October 23, 1861; vice
Roberts, discharged.

RUSSELL, HARVEY Y., age 27 years;
enrolled April 26, 1861, at New York
city to serve two years; mustered in
as First Sergeant, Company G, April
30, 1861; as Second Lieutenant, Novem-
ber 21, 1861; as First Lieutenant, June 21,
1862; transferred to Company C, April
26, 1863; mustered in as Captain, Com-
pany D, May 15, 1864; mustered out,
July 4, 1865; Major, U. S. Volunteers,
by brevet, from April 9, 1865; commis-
sioned Second Lieutenant, December 2,

1861, with rank from October 23, 1861,
vice Hill, promoted; First Lieutenant,
July 21, 1862, with rank from June 21,

1862, vice Hill, appointed Quartermas-
ter; again commissioned, not mustered,
First Lieutenant, August 24, 1863, with
rank from April 26, 1863, original ; com-
missioned Captain, August 2, 1864, with
rank from May n, 1864, vice Angell, died,
of wounds received in action.

SAGE, EUGENE K., Second Lieutenant,
8th Artillery; transferred to Company
H, this regiment, June 5, 1865; mus-
tered out with company, June 30, 1865,



at Munson's Hill, Va.; commissioned in
8th Artillery.

SCHEFFNER, LOUIS, commissioned,
not mustered, declined, First Lieuten-
ant, September 21, 1861, with rank from
September 13, 1861, original.

SCHEIDLER, ADOLPH A., age 25
years; enrolled April 26, 1861, at New
York city to serve two years; mustered
in as Private, Company H, April 30,
1861; promoted Sergeant, May 7, 1861;
First Sergeant, November 25, 1861;
mustered in as Second Lieutenant, De-
cember 20, 1861; discharged, October
26, 1862; commissioned Second Lieuten-
ant, December 19, 1861, with rank from
October 23, 1861, vice Rogers, pro-
moted; First Lieutenant, not mustered,
October 27, 1862, with rank from Sep-
tember 30, 1862, vice Mosscrop, pro-
moted.

SEELEY, AARON, age years; en-
rolled at Washington, D. C., to serve
two years, and mustered in as First
Lieutenant and Quartermaster, Sep-
tember 16, 1861; mustered out, June 20,
1862, for appointment as Captain and
additional Aide-de-Camp, U. S. Volun-
teers; commissioned Quartermaster,
September 21, 1861, with rank from
September 16, 1861, vice Biddle, re-
signed.

SKELDING, THOMAS, Private, 5th
R. I. Volunteers; mustered in as Cap-
tain, Company B, this regiment, Novem-
ber 16, 1861; resigned, January 16, 1862;
commissioned Captain, October 29,
1861, with rank from October 28, 1861,
vice Berriman, resigned.

SKIDMORE, WILLIAM N., age 38
years; enrolled August 23, 1862, at New
York city to serve three years; mus-
tered in as Private, Company K, Au-
gust 29, 1862; promoted Sergeant, Com-
pany A, April 27, 1863; First Sergeant,
May 6, 1864; mustered in as Second
Lieutenant, Company F, September 10,
1864; mustered out with company, June
30, 1865, at Munson's Hill, Va.; com-
missioned Second Lieutenant, Septem-
ber 30, 1864, with rank from September
10, 1864, vice Curtis, promoted.

SMITH, JAMES M., age 24 years ; enrolled
April 26, 1861, at New York city to serve
two years; mustered in as Private, Com-
pany A, April 27, 1861 ; promoted Ser-



REGISTERS AND SKETCHES OF ORGANIZATIONS



geant in May or June, 1861 ; First Ser-
geant, February 16, 1862; Commissary-
Sergeant, March 21, 1862; Second Lieu-
tenant, Company C, July 12, 1862;
transferred to Company B, July 24,
1862; mustered in as First Lieutenant,
Company I, December 18, 1862; mus-
tered out with company, May 7, 1863,
at New York city; subsequent ser-
vice in 25th Cavalry; commissioned
Second Lieutenant, August 30, 1862,
with rank from July 12, 1862, vice
Cunningham, promoted ; First Lieutenant,
December 23, 1862, with rank from De-
cember 13, 1862, vice Dewey, promoted.
SMITH, JAMES R., age 20 years; enrolled
April 26, 1861, at New York city to serve
two years ; mustered in as Sergeant, Com-
pany E, April 30, 1861 ; as Second Lieu-
tenant, September 21, 1861 ; resigned, De-
cember 4, 1862, at Washington, D. C. ;
commissioned Second Lieutenant, Sep-
tember 21, 1 86 1, with rank from August
29, 1861, vice Finley, resigned.
SMITH, ORSAMUS, age 26 years; en-
rolled August n, 1862, at Harrison's

Landing, Va., to serve years;

mustered in as Assistant Surgeon, Au-
gust 15, 1862; mustered out with regi-
ment, May 7, 1863, at New York city;
subsequent service in 84th Infantry;
commissioned Assistant Surgeon, Au-
gust 18, 1862, with rank from August
17, 1862, original.

SPENCER, HENRY A., age 27 years; en-
rolled at New York city to serve two
years, and mustered in as Sergeant, Com-
pany B, April 27, 1861 ; promoted First
Sergeant, June i, 1861 ; Second Lieuten-
ant, November 12, 1861 ; discharged, July
15, 1862 ; commissioned Second Lieuten-
ant, December 2, 1861, with rank from
November 12, 1861, vice Culhane, pro-
moted.

STOCKING, CHARLES D., age 31 years;
enrolled at New York city to serve three
years, and mustered in as Second Lieu-
tenant, Company I, December 30, 1861;
as First Lieutenant, Company D, March
21, 1862; promoted Captain, July 9, 1862;
mustered out with company, May 7, 1863,
at New York city; commissioned Second
Lieutenant, December 30, 1861, with rank
from October II, 1861, vice Dewey, pro-
moted; First Lieutenant, March 26, 1862,
with rank from March 21, 1862, vice



Miner, promoted; Captain, July 21, 1862,
with rank from July 9, 1862, vice Miner,
resigned.

STOTT, FRANK C., age 23 years ; enrolled
April 26, 1861, at New York city to serve
two years ; mustered in as First Lieu-
tenant, Company G, April 30, 1861 ; dis-
charged, October 23, 1861 ; commissioned
First Lieutenant, July 4, 1861, with rank
from April 26, 1861, original.

TAIT, GEORGE FRANCIS, age 28 years;
enrolled April 26, 1861, at New York city
to serve two years; mustered in as First
Sergeant, Company H, April 30, 1861 ; as
Second Lieutenant, Company K, Novem-
ber 26, 1861; wounded in action, June 27,
1862, at Games' Mill, Va.; mustered in as
First Lieutenant, Company A, July 8,
1862; wounded in action at Fredericks-
burg, Va. ; mustered in as Captain, Com-
pany B, April 26, 1863 ; wounded in action,
May 6 1864, at the Wilderness, Va.; dis-
charged for disability from wounds, Au-
gust 16, 1864; Major, N. Y. Volunteers,
by brevet ; commissioned Second Lieu-
tenant, December 19, 1861, with rank from
September 16, 1861, vice Jones, resigned;
First Lieutenant, July 21, 1862, with rank
from July 8, 1862, vice Chamblerlin, pro-
moted ; Captain, June 6, 1863, with rank
from April 26, 1863, original.

TAYLOR, EDWARD H., First Lieutenant,
8th Artillery; transferred to Company B,
this regiment, June 5, 1865 ; mustered out
with company, June 30, 1865, at Munson's
Hill, Va. ; commissioned in 8th Artillery.

VANDERPOOL, WILLIAM H., age 33
years; enrolled October 30, 1861, at New
York city to serve three years; mustered
in as Private, Company H, October 31,
1861 ; captured in action, June 27, 1862,
at Gaines Mill, Va. ; paroled, July 19,
1862, at City Point, Va. ; transferred to
Company C, April 27, 1863; promoted
Corporal, January 28, 1864; Sergeant,
March 15, 1864; First Sergeant, March
16, 1864; wounded in action, May 6, 1864,
at the Wilderness, Va. ; mustered out, Oc-
tober 31, 1864, at Petersburg, Va. ; com-
missioned, not mustered, declined, Second
Lieutenant, September 30, 1864, with rank
from September 10, 1864, vice Brady,
promoted.

VAN DUSER, AMOS EDWARD, age 24
years; enrolled at Albany to serve two
years, and mustered in as Assistant Sur-



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geon, October 18, 1863; mustered out,
June i, 1863, at New York city; subse-
quent service in 2ist Militia; commis-
sioned Assistant Surgeon, October 21,
1862, with rank from October 18, 1862,
vice Doolittle, promoted.

VAN WINKLE, EDWARD D., age 28
years; enrolled at New York city to serve
three years, and mustered in as Private,
Company A, October 9, 1861 ; promoted,
Corporal, January 17, 1863; Sergeant,
March 26, 1863; mustered in as Second
Lieutenant, Company B, April 26, 1863;
as First Lieutenant, Company C, February
25, 1864; as Captain, Company B, October
13, 1864 ; mustered out with company,
June 30, 1865, at Munson's Hill, Va. ; Ma-
jor, N. Y. Volunteers, by brevet; commis-
sioned Second Lieutenant, June 6, 1863,
with rank from April 26, 1863, original;
First Lieutenant, February 27, 1864, with
rank from February 25, 1864, original ;
Captain, December 7, 1864, with rank from
October 13, 1864, vice Dewey, discharged.

WAIT, GEORGE ADDISON, Second Lieu-
tenant, not mustered, I22d Infantry, com-
missioned, not mustered, First Lieuten-
ant, this regiment, May 18, 1864, with rank
from May n, 1864, original; Captain, N.
Y. Volunteers, by brevet.

WHITE, FRANK J., age 21 years; en-
rolled April 26, 1861, at New York city
to serve two years ; mustered in as Cap-
tain, Company A, April 27, 1861 ; re-
signed, October n, 1861; subsequent ser-
vice in U. S. Volunteers; commissioned
Captain, July 4, 1861, with rank from
April 26, 1861, original.

WHITE, JOHN P. P., Assistant Surgeon,
9th Infantry; mustered in as Surgeon,
this regiment, May 27, 1862; resigned,
February 27, 1863; Lieutenant-Colonel,
N. Y. Volunteers, by brevet; commis-
sioned Surgeon, June 4, 1862, with rank
from May 13, 1862, vice Hunt, promoted.

WHITELAW, JAMES, age 22 years; en-
rolled at New York city to serve two
years, and mustered in as Corporal, Com-
pany B, April 27, 1861; promoted Ser-
geant, June 14, 1861; First Sergeant,
November 14, 1861 ; mustered in as Sec-
ond Lieutenant, January I, 1863; mus-
tered out with company, May 7, 1863, at
New York city: commissioned Second
Lieutenant, December 23, 1862, with rank



from December 13, 1862, vice J. M.
Smith, promoted.

WILCOX, EDWIN A., age 21 years; en-
rolled at New York city to serve two
years, and mustered in as Second Lieu-
tenant, Company K, May 2, 1861; dis-
charged, October 23, 1861; commissioned
Second Lieutenant, July 4, 1861, with rank
from May 15, 1861, original.

WILCOX, WILLIAM H. H., age 22
years; enrolled April 26, 1861, at New
York city to serve two years; mustered
in as Private, Company A, April 27, 1861;
transferred to Company B, June 28, 1861;
promoted Sergeant, no date; Commissary-
Sergeant. September 9, 1861; Sergeant-
Major, March 25, 1862; mustered in as
Second Lieutenant, Company E, Decem-
ber 5, 1862; as First Lieutenant and
Quartermaster, May 8, 1863; captured,
October 12, 1863, at Elk Run, Va. ; pa-
roled, December 10, 1864, at Charleston,
S. C. ; mustered out, February 21, 1865;
Captain, N. Y. Volunteers, by brevet;
commissioned Second Lieutenant, De-
cember 18, 1862, with rank from Decem-
ber 4, 1862, vice J. R. Smith, resigned;
Quartermaster, June 6, 1863, with rank
from April 26, 1863, original.

WILDES, THOMAS J., age 21 years; en-
rolled April 26, 1861, at Brooklyn to serve
two years; mustered in as First Lieuten-
ant, Company I, May 2, 1861 ; as Captain,
Company A, December 19, 1861 ; wounded
in action, June 27, 1862, at Games' Mill,
Va. ; mustered out with company. May 7
1863, at New York city; commissioned
First Lieutenant, July 4, 1861, with rank
from April 26, 1861, original; Captain,
December 19, 1861, with rank from Octo-
ber II, 1861, vice White, resigned.

WILLIAMS, LEROY, First Lieutenant,
8th Artillery; transferred to Company H,
this regiment, June 5, 1865; mustered out
with company, June 30, 1865, at Munson's
Hill, Va.; commissioned in 8th Artillery.

WINCHESTER, SALMON, age 32 years;
enrolled April 26, 1861, at Brooklyn to
serve two years; mustered in as Captain,
Company F, April 30, 1861 ; died, Decem-
ber 16, 1862, of wounds received in action
at Fredericksburg, Va. ; commissioned
Captain, July 4, 1861, with rank from
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1861



WOODS, ANTHONY S., late Captain,
8th Militia; enrolled January 5, 1864, at
New York city to serve three years; mus-
tered in as Major, this regiment, April
20, 1864; as Lieutenant-Colonel, June 4,
1865; mustered out with regiment, June
30, 1865, at Munson's Hill, Va. ; commis-
sioned Major, January 8, 1864, with rank
from January 5, 1864, vice Hopper, pro-
moted; Lieutenant-Colonel, May 17, 1865,
with rank from January 15, 1865, vice
Hopper, promoted.

WRIGHT, VOLNEY, age 24 years; en-
rolled at New York city to serve two
years, and mustered in as Second Lieu-
tenant, Company D, April 30, 1861; re-
signed, August 9, 1861; commissioned
Second Lieutenant, July 4, 1861, with rank
from April 30, 1861, original.



YARDLEY, JAMES N., age 22 years; en-
rolled April 26, 1861, at New York city
to serve two years; mustered in as Cor-
poral, Company B, April 30, 1861; pro-
moted First Sergeant, April I, 1862;
Second Lieutenant, Company G, Septem-
ber I, 1862; transferred to Company C,
no date; to Company G, November i,
1862; killed in action, December 13, 1862,
at Fredericksburg, Va. ; commissioned
Second Lieutenant, August 30, 1862, with
rank from June 21, 1862, vice Russell,
promoted.

YEAMANS, JOSEPH, late Major, ist In-
fantry; commissioned, not mustered, Col-
onel, this regiment, December 10, 1863,
with rank from December 9, 1863, original ;
commission revoked.



ELEVENTH REGIMENT OF INFANTRY.

Ellsworth Zouaves ; First Fire Zouaves ; First Regiment New York Zouaves ;

U. S. National Guards.

This regiment, Col. E. Elmer Ellsworth, was recruited and organized in New York
city, accepted by the State April 20, 1861, and mustered in the service of the United States,
at Washington, D. C., for two years, May 7, 1861. It was composed of members of the
fire department of New York city, and left the State April 29, 1861. It served at
Washington, D. C., from May 2, 1861 ; at and near Alexandria, Va., and in General
Willcox's Brigade, from May 23, 1861 ; in the 2d Brigade, 2d Division, Army of North-
eastern Virginia, from July 16, 1861 ; in New York harbor and Westchester county, from



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