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168th Regiment, New York Infantry

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=== Brief History ===
The 168th regiment was organized at Newburgh, Orange County, and mustered in February 11, 1863 under Colonel William R. Brown, Lieutenant Colonel James Low and Major George Waller. This unit was originally the 19th Militia of the National Guard.<br>The regiment served guard duty along Orange &amp; Alexandria Railroad, Virginia, until October, 1863. They were mustered out October 31, 1863 under Colonel Brown &amp; Lt. Colonel Low.<ref>Frederick Henry Dyer, ''A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion'', (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at ''Civil War Soldiers &amp; Sailors System'' (database on-line) at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ (accessed 2010).</ref><ref>New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. "Unit History Project : 168th Infantry Regiment” in ''New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center'' at http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/168thInf/168thInfMain.htm (accessed 30 December 2010) citing Frederick Phisterer, ''New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed''. (Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912).</ref><ref>Hawks, Steve.''The Civil War in the East''. Database. http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY168.php (accessed 30 December 2010)</ref>
The [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/168thInf/168thInfMain.htm New York State Military Museum ]website has a unit history project page for the 168th Infantry Regiment.
The [http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY168.php Civil War in the East ]website gives a timeline for the involvement of 168th New York Infantry Regiment in the war.
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin ===
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