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''[[United States of America{{breadcrumb|United States]] &nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp; [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] &nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp; link1=[[New YorkGenealogy|New York]] &nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp; | link2=[[New York Military Records|New York , MilitaryRecords]] &nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp; | link3=[[New York in the Civil War]] &nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp; [[New York Civil War Union Units 1st through 8th|New York in the Civil War Union Units&nbsp;23rd through 30th]]&nbsp;&nbsp; | link4=| link5=[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;22nd Independent Company23rd Regiment, New York Cavalry|23rd Regiment, New York Infantry''<br>Cavalry]]}}
=== 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, [httphttps://www.itd.nps.gov/cwsscivilwar/ soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).</ref>.
=== Companies in this Regiment with For more information on the Counties history of Originthis unit, see:<br> ===
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or woundedcivilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnycav2. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was inhtm#23rd 23rd Regiment Cavalry "Mix's Battalion"], try the company recruited in his county first(accessed 1 August 2012). <br>
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin<br> ===
Company A - LancasterMen often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, Tonawandacompanies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, Aurora, Le Roy, Colden, Pavilion, Bethany, Newstead and Cheektowaga (Roster for 23rd Cavalry – New York Military Museum) try the company recruited in his county first.<br>
Counties: Lancaster, Company A - principally recruited in [[Erie County;, New York N. TonawandaGenealogy|Erie County]], [[Niagara County, New York Aurora, ErieGenealogy|Niagara County]], also [[CayugaCounty, New York Le Roy, Genealogy|Cayuga County]] and [[GeneseeCounty, New York (No Colden or Golden) Bethany, Genealogy|Genesee, New York Newstead, Erie, New York Pavilion, Genesee, New York Cheektowaga, Erie, New York County]].
Co. Company B - principally recruited in [[New York City, New York|New York City]].
=== Other Sources ===
1*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. Frederick Henry Dyer, A Compendium of It covers the War of major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘New York in the Rebellion, (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War Soldiers; Sailors System , 1861 to 1865’ (database on-linesee below) at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ <br>
2. New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. "Unit History Project&nbsp;: New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center at http*National Park Service, [https://dmnawww.statenps.ny.usgov/historiccivilwar/reghist/civil/civil_indexsoldiers-and-sailors-database.htm citing Frederick PhistererThe Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], New York in is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War , a list of the Rebellionregiments, 3rd ed. (Albanydescriptions of significant battles, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Companysources of the information, 1912)and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
3. Hawks, Steve.The *[[New York in the Civil War |New York in the EastCivil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for New York, and how to find them. Database. http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NYThese include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.php <br>
4. Phisterer*[[United States Civil War, Frederick. ''New York in the 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. ''AlbanyThese include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, New York&nbsp;: J.B. Lyoncemetery records, 1912. [http://tinyurl.com/25xganj Google Books]Internet databases, [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11490201 other libraries with this book]published books, {{FHL|187084|item|disp=FHL Book 974etc.7 M2p; FHL Film 1486494-6}} <br>
5*Frederick Henry Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-regiments-detail.htm?regiment_id=UNY0023RC Civil War Soldiers; Sailors System] (database on-line) *New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. [http://dmna.ny.gov/historic/reghist/civil/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).<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}} *The Union Army&nbsp;: 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 Soldiers'', Reprint of original published: Madison, WI.: Federal Pub. Co., 1908. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1473658 Other libraries with this book],{{FHL|691427|item|disp=FHL Books 973 M2ua, vols. 1-9}}''
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