24th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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The 24th New York Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War from the state of New York. It was a part of the famed Eastern Iron Brigade.

The 24th was mustered into service on July 2, 1861, and mustered out of service May 29, 1863. Col. Timothy Sullivan commanded the regiment, which was organized in Elmira, New York. It originally enlisted soldiers for two-year enlistments and later received 3-year men, who were later folded into the 76th New York Volunteer Infantry.

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