List of New York Civil War regiments

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The following regiments served the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Cavalry[edit]

Thomas Devin at Gettysburg
Unit Nickname Note
1st Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Lincoln Cavalry"
1st Regiment New York Veteran Volunteer Cavalry
1st Regiment New York Mounted Rifles Sometimes referred to as 7th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry
1st Regiment New York Dragoons
1st Regiment New York Provisional Cavalry
2nd Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Harris Light"
2nd Regiment New York Veteran Volunteer Cavalry "Empire Light Cavalry"
2nd Regiment New York Mounted Rifles
2nd Regiment New York Provisional Cavalry
3rd Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Van Allen" Cavalry
3rd Regiment New York Provisional Cavalry
4th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Dickel's Mounted Rifles"
4th Regiment New York Provisional Cavalry
5th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "1st Ira Harris Guard"
6th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "2nd Ira Harris Guard"
7th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Black Horse Cavalry" Never mounted, mustered out in favor of 1st Regiment New York Mounted Rifles
8th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Rochester Regiment"
9th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Stoneman Cavalry"
10th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Porter Guard"
11th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Scott's 900"
12th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "3rd Ira Harris Guard"
13th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Seymour Light"
14th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "1st Metropolitan Cavalry"
15th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry
16th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Sprague Light Cavalry"
17th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry
18th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Cornish Light Cavalry"
19th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "1st New York Dragoons"
20th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "M'Clellan"
21st Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Griswold Light Cavalry"
22nd Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry
23rd Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Mix's Battalion"
24th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry
25th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry
26th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry "Frontier Cavalry"
Devin's Company, 1st Cavalry, New York Militia "Jackson Horse Guard"
Oneida Independent Company New York Volunteer Cavalry
Sauer's Company "C" Hussars, 3rd Cavalry, New York Militia

Infantry[edit]

New York State Monument at Gettysburg
34th NY Infantry Monument at Antietam
42nd NY Infantry Monument at Gettysburg
59th NY Infantry Monument at Gettysburg
68th NY Infantry Monument at Gettysburg
Plaque for 83rd NY Volunteers
111th NY Infantry Monument at Gettysburg
121st NY Infantry Monument at Gettysburg
124th NY Infantry Monument at Goshen, NY
125th NY Infantry Monument at Gettysburg
128th NY Infantry Monument at Poughkeepsie, NY
Unit Nickname Note
1st Battalion New York Volunteer Sharpshooters
1st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
2nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Troy Regiment"
3rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Albany Regiment"
4th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "1st Scott Life Guards"
5th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Duryee's Zouaves"
5th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment
6th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Wilson's Zouaves"
7th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Steuben Guard"
8th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "First German Rifles" or "Blenker's Rifles"
9th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Hawkins' Zouaves"
10th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "National Zouaves"
11th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Fire Zouaves"
12th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "First Onondaga Regiment"
13th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Rochester Regiment"
14th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "1st Oneida County Regiment"
15th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Converted into 15th Engineers
16th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "1st Northern New York Regiment"
17th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Westchester Chasseurs"
17th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Veteran Zouaves"
18th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "New York State Rifles"
19th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Cayuga County Regiment"
20th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Turner Regiment" Commanded by Ernest von Vegesack
21st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "1st Buffalo Regiment" Commanded by William Findlay Rogers
22nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "2nd Northern New York Regiment" Commanded by Walter Phelps, Jr.
23rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Southern Tier Regiment" Commanded by Henry C. Hoffman
24th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Oswego County Regiment" Commanded by Timothy Sullivan (May 1861 – Jan 1863) and Samuel R. Beardsley (Jan–May 1863)
25th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 month)
25th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Union Rangers", "Kerrigan Rangers" Commanded by James E. Kerrigan (June 1861 – Mar 1962) and Charles A. Johnson (Feb 1862 – July 1863)
26th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "2nd Oneida Regiment" Commanded by William H. Christian (May 1861 – Sept 1862 and Richard H. Richardson (Sept 1862 – May 1863)
27th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Union Regiment"
28th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 month)
28th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Niagara Rifles" or "Scott Life Guard"
29th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Astor Rifles" or "1st German Infantry"
29th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment[1]
30th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
31st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Baxter's Light Guard" or "Montezuma Regiment"
31st New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment[2]
32nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "1st California Regiment"
33rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Ontario Regiment"
34th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Herkimer Regiment"
35th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Jefferson County Regiment"
36th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "The Washington Infantry"
37th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Irish rifles"
38th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Second Scott's Life Guard"
38th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment 38th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment failed to complete organization. Enlistees were transferred to the 5th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on October 14, 1863.
39th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Garibaldi Guard"
40th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Mozart Regiment"
41st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "De Kalb Regiment"
42nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Tammany Jackson Guard"
43rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Albany Rifles"
44th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Ellsworth Avengers"
45th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "5th German Rifles"
46th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Fremont Rifles"
47th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Washington Grays"
48th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Continental Guard" later, "Perry's Saints"
49th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
50th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Converted to 50th NY Volunteer Engineers on 22 Oct 1861
51st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
52nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "German Rangers" or "Sigel Rifles"
53rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "D'Epineuil Zouaves"
54th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Barney Black Rifles"
55th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Gardes Lafayette"
56th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
57th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "National Guard Rifles"
58th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Polish Legion"
59th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Union Guards"
60th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "1st St. Lawrence Regiment"
61st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Clinton Guards"
62nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Anderson Zouaves"
63rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Member regiment of the Irish Brigade
64th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Cattaraugus Regiment"
65th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "1st United States Chasseurs"
66th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Governor's Guard"
67th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "1st Long Island Regiment"
68th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "2nd German Rifles"
69th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, "The Fighting 69th" Member regiment of the Irish Brigade
70th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Member of Excelsior Brigade
71st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "The American Guard" Member of Excelsior Brigade
72nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Member of Excelsior Brigade
73rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Member of Excelsior Brigade
74th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Member of Excelsior Brigade
75th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Auburn Regiment"
76th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Cortland Regiment" What remained of the 76th New York was transferred in to the 147th New York in January 1865
77th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Saratoga Regiment"
78th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "78th Highlanders"
79th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Cameron Highlanders"
80th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Ulster Guard" Formed by the 20th New York State Militia Regiment
81st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "2nd Oswego Regiment"
82nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "State Guards", "2nd New York Light Infantry" Formed by 2nd Regiment New York State Militia
83rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Was "9th New York Regiment National Guard"
84th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment (14th Brooklyn N.Y.S.M.) "Red Legged Devils"
85th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
86th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Steuben Rangers"
87th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "13th Brooklyn"
88th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Member regiment of the Irish Brigade
89th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Dickinson Guard"
90th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Hancock Guard"
91st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Albany Regiment"
92nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "2nd St. Lawrence Regiment"
93rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Morgan's Rifles"
94th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Bell Rifles"
95th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Warren Rifles" Commanded by James S. Wadsworth 95th New York Infantry
96th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Plattsburg Regiment"
97th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Conkling Rifles"
98th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Wayne County Regiment"
99th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Union Coast Guard"
100th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "3rd Buffalo Regiment"
101st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Union Brigade"
102nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Van Buren Light Infantry"
103rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Seward Infantry"[3] Formed and commanded by Colonel Frederick W. von Egloffstein[4][5]
104th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Wadsworth Guards"
105th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Rochester Regiment"
106th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "St. Lawrence County Regiment"
107th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Campbell Guards"
108th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
109th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Binghamton Regiment" or "Railway Brigade"
110th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
111th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
112th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Chautauqua Regiment"
113th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Albany County Regiment" also known as "Seymour Guard" Originally mustered in as 113th regiment of infantry on August 18, 1862. Re-designated 7th New York Heavy Artillery on December 19, 1862 due to need for defenses surrounding the capital.
114th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
115th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Iron Hearted Regiment"
116th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
117th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
118th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Adirondack Regiment"
119th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
120th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Member of Excelsior Brigade
121st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Onesters"
122nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Onondagas"
123rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
124th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Orange Blossoms"
125th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
126th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
127th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "National Volunteers" or "Monitors"
128th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Old Steady"
129th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Albany County Regiment" and the "Seymour Guard" Originally mustered in as 129th New York Infantry Regiment on August 22, 1862. Re-designated 8th New York Heavy Artillery on December 19, 1862 due to need for defenses surrounding the capital.
130th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Reorganized as 1st New York Dragoons
131st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "1st Metropolitan Guards"
132nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Hillhouse Light Guards" Also the "Second Regiment, Empire,Spinola's Brigade"
133rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "2nd Metropolitan Guards"
134th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
135th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Anthony Wayne Guard" Mustered in as the 135th regiment of infantry on the September 2, 1862. Re-designated 6th regiment of heavy artillery on October 3, 1862 due to need for defense around the American capital.
136th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Ironclads"
137th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Defended Culp's Hill during the Battle of Gettysburg
138th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "2nd Auburn Regiment" and the "Cayuga and Wayne County Regiment" In a need for defenses around Washington, D.C., the regiment was redesignated the 9th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment on December 19, 1862.
139th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
140th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Rochester Race Horses"
141st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
142nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
143rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "The Sullivan County Boys"
144th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
145th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Stanton Legion"
146th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Garrards Tigers" "Halleck's Infantry"
147th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Oswego Regiment"
148th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
149th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
150th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
151st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
152nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
153rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
154th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "The Hardtack Regiment"
155th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
156th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Mountain Legion"
157th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Madison and Cortland Regiment"
158th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
159th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
160th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
161st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
162nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "3rd Metropolitan Guard"
163rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
164th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Corcoran Guard"
165th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "2nd Regiment, Duryeas Zouaves"
166th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
167th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
168th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
169th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Troy Regiment"
170th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "4th Corcoran Legion"
171st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
172nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
173rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "4th Metropolitan Guard"
174th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "5th Metropolitan Guard"
175th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
176th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "Ironsides"
177th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
178th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment "2nd Regiment, Hawkins Zouaves"
179th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
180th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
181st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
182nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
183rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
184th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
185th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
186th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
187th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
188th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
189th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
190th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
191st New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
192nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
193rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
194th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Militia Infantry[edit]

Thomas Devin at Gettysburg
Unit Nickname Note
2nd New York State Militia Regiment later the 82nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment (see above)
4th Regiment New York National Guard Infantry
5th Regiment New York National Guard Infantry
6th Regiment New York National Guard Infantry
7th New York State Militia Regiment "Silk Stocking"
8th New York Militia Infantry Regiment Washington Grays
8th Regiment New York National Guard Infantry
9th New York National Guard Infantry Regiment later the 83rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment (see above)
11th Regiment New York National Guard Infantry
14th Regiment (New York State Militia) Red Legged Devils (see above)
20th New York State Militia Regiment "Ulster Guard" later the 80th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment (see above)
25th Regiment National Guard Infantry
28th Regiment National Guard Infantry
37th Regiment National Guard Infantry
69th New York State Militia Regiment The Fighting 69th (see above)

Artillery[edit]

Monument to the 4th NY Battery at Gettysburg Battlefield, by Caspar Buberl
Unit Nickname Note
1st New York Heavy Artillery Regiment
2nd New York Heavy Artillery Regiment
3rd New York Heavy Artillery Regiment
4th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment
5th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment
6th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment "Anthony Wayne Guard" Mustered in as the 135th regiment of infantry on the September 2, 1862. Re-designated 6th regiment of heavy artillery on October 3, 1862 due to need for defense around the American capital.
7th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment Originally mustered in as 113th regiment of infantry on August 18, 1862. Re-designated 7th New York Heavy Artillery on December 19, 1862 due to need for defenses surrounding the capital.
8th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment Originally mustered in as 129th New York Infantry Regiment on August 22, 1862. Re-designated 8th New York Heavy Artillery on December 19, 1862 due to need for defenses surrounding the capital.
9th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment "2nd Auburn Regiment" and "Cayuga and Wayne County Regiment" Originally mustered in as 138th New York Infantry Regiment on September 8, 1862. Re-designated 9th New York Heavy Artillery on December 19, 1862 due to need for defenses surrounding the capital.
10th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment
11th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment
12th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery (Veteran)
13th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery (Veteran)
13th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment
14th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
15th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment
16th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment
17th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
18th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
19th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
20th Independent Battery, New York Volunteer Artillery
21st Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
22nd Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
23rd Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
24th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
25th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
26th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
27th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
28th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
29th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
30th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
31st Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
32nd Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
33rd Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
34th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
35th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
36th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
1st Marine Artillery
Anthon's, Later Willard's, Battalion of Artillery Uncompleted – became part of 20th and 28th Batteries Light Artillery
Rocket Battalion of Artillery (General Barry's) Units later became part of 23rd and 24th Batteries Light Artillery
Varian's Battery, Light Artillery/New York State Militia/New York National Guard "First Troop, Washington Grays" Later Company "I" 8th Regiment

Engineers[edit]

Unit Nickname Note
1st New York Volunteer Engineer Regiment Serrell's Engineers
2nd New York Volunteer Engineer Regiment [6]
15th New York Volunteer Engineer Regiment Enlisted as 15th NY Infantry Regiment
50th New York Volunteer Engineer Regiment Stuart's Engineers Enlisted as 50th NY Infantry Regiment.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 29th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment failed to complete organization. Enlistees were transferred to the 13th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment on October 14, 1863.
  2. ^ 31st New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment failed to complete organization. Enlistees were transferred to the 5th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on October 14, 1863.
  3. ^ 103rd Regiment Infantry "Seward Infantry"
  4. ^ 103rd Regiment, New York Infantry
  5. ^ 103rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Unit Roster
  6. ^ 2nd New York Volunteer Engineer Regiment failed to complete organization. Enlistees were transferred to the 15th New York Volunteer Engineer Regiment on October 9, 1863.

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