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=== Brief History ===
The 23rd Regiment, New York Cavalry was organized, January to May, 1863.&nbsp; The regiment mustered out at Raleigh, N. C., July 22, 1865<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>
For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnycav2.htm#23rd 23rd Regiment Cavalry "Mix's Battalion"], (accessed 1 August 2012). <br>
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin<br> ===
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Company A - principally recruited in [[Erie_CountyErie County,_New_YorkNew York|Erie County]], [[Niagara_CountyNiagara County,_New_YorkNew York|Niagara County]], [[Cayuga_CountyCayuga County,_New_YorkNew York|Cayuga County]] and [[Genesee_CountyGenesee County,_New_YorkNew York|Genesee County]].
Company B - principally recruited in [[New_York_CityNew York City,_New_YorkNew York|New York City]].
=== Other Sources ===
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘New York in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
*National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
*Frederick Henry Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at Civil War Soldiers; Sailors System (database on-line) at [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwsscivilwar*New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. "Unit History Project&nbsp;: New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center at http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/civil_indexsearch-regiments-detail.htm citing Frederick Phisterer, New York in the ?regiment_id=UNY0023RC Civil War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Soldiers; Sailors System] (Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912database on-line).
*Hawks, Steve.The Civil War in the East. DatabaseNew York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. [http://wwwdmna.civilwarintheeastny.comgov/USAhistoric/NYreghist/NYcivil/cavalry/23rdCav/23rdCavMain.htm "Unit History Project&nbsp;: New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center] citing Frederick Phisterer, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. (Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912).php<br>
*Phisterer, Frederick. ''New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1865. ''Albany, New York&nbsp;: J.B. Lyon, 1912. [http://tinyurl.com/25xganj Google Books], [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11490201 other libraries with this book], {{FHL|187084|item|disp=FHL Book 974.7 M2p; FHL Film 1486494-6}}
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