2nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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2nd Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry
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Active May 14, 1861, to May 26, 1863
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Big Bethel
Peninsular Campaign
Seven Days Battles
Battle of Malvern Hill
Battle of Bristoe Station
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Chantilly
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville

The 2nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It is also known as the Troy Regiment.


The regiment was organized in Troy, New York and was mustered in for a two-year enlistment on May 14, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out of service on May 26, 1863.


The regiment suffered 26 deaths from wounds and 22 from other causes, for a total of 48 fatalities.


See also[edit]


  • Phisterer, Frederick (1912). New York in the War of the Rebellion. Albany: J.B. Lyon Co. 
  • The Union army: a history of military affairs in the loyal states, 1861-65 -- records of the regiments in the Union army -- cyclopedia of battles -- memoirs of commanders and soldier. Madison, Wisc.: Federal Pub. Co. 1908. 

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