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''[[United States|United States]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[New York|New York]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[New York Military Records|New York Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[New York in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   153rd Regiment, New York Infantry'' [[Image:Co. Officers of 153rd NY Inf.jpg|thumb|right|350px|Officers of the 153rd NY Infantry Regiment]]  
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''[[United States|United States]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[New York|New York]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[New York Military Records|New York Military]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[New York in the Civil War]]   [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   153rd Regiment, New York Infantry'' [[Image:Co. Officers of 153rd NY Inf.jpg|thumb|right|350px]]  
    
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
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The 153rd regiment was organized at Fonda, Herkimer County and mustered in under Colonel Duncan McMartin, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Armstrong and Major Edwin P. Davis on October 17, 1862.<br>They were mustered out at Savannah, Georgia, October 2, 1865 under Colonel Davis&nbsp;and&nbsp;Lt. Colonel McLaughlin.<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 : 153rd Infantry Regiment” in ''New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center'' at http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/153rdInf/153rdInfMain.htm (accessed 31 December 2010) citing Frederick Phisterer, compiler. ''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/NY153.php (accessed 31 December 2010)</ref>  
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The 153rd regiment was organized at Fonda, Herkimer County and mustered in under Colonel Duncan McMartin, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Armstrong and Major Edwin P. Davis on October 17, 1862.<br>They were mustered out at Savannah, Georgia, October 2, 1865 under Colonel Davis&nbsp;and&nbsp;Lt. Colonel McLaughlin.<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;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 : 153rd Infantry Regiment” in ''New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center'' at http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/153rdInf/153rdInfMain.htm (accessed 31 December 2010) citing Frederick Phisterer, compiler. ''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/NY153.php (accessed 31 December 2010)</ref>  
    
[http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/153rdInf/153rdInfMain.htm The New York State Military Museum ]website has a unit history project page for the 153rd Infantry Regiment.  
 
[http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/153rdInf/153rdInfMain.htm The New York State Military Museum ]website has a unit history project page for the 153rd Infantry Regiment.  
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The [http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY153.php Civil War in the East ]website gives a timeline for the involvement of 153rd New York Infantry Regiment in the war.
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The [http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY153.php Civil War in the East ]website gives a timeline for the involvement of 153rd New York Infantry Regiment in the war.  
    
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles,companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
    
See the [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/rosters/Infantry/153rd_Infantry_CW_Roster.pdf Regiment Roster], for listing of individuals, their company and their involvement.  
 
See the [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/rosters/Infantry/153rd_Infantry_CW_Roster.pdf Regiment Roster], for listing of individuals, their company and their involvement.  
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Company A - principally recruited from Johnstown, [[Fulton County, New York#Military|Fulton County&nbsp;]]  
 
Company A - principally recruited from Johnstown, [[Fulton County, New York#Military|Fulton County&nbsp;]]  
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Company B - principally recruited from Mohawk,[[Herkimer County, New York#Military|Herkimer&nbsp;County]]; and&nbsp;Palatine and Root of [[Montgomery County, New York#Military|Montgomery County]]  
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Company B - principally recruited from Mohawk, [[Herkimer County, New York#Military|Herkimer&nbsp;County]]; and&nbsp;Palatine and Root of [[Montgomery County, New York#Military|Montgomery County]]  
    
Company C - principally recruited from Root, Glen, Florida and Charleston, all in&nbsp;[[Montgomery County, New York#Military|Montgomery County]]  
 
Company C - principally recruited from Root, Glen, Florida and Charleston, all in&nbsp;[[Montgomery County, New York#Military|Montgomery County]]  
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Company E - principally recruited from Minden and St. Johnsville&nbsp;in [[Montgomery County, New York#Military|Montgomery County&nbsp;]]  
 
Company E - principally recruited from Minden and St. Johnsville&nbsp;in [[Montgomery County, New York#Military|Montgomery County&nbsp;]]  
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Company F - principally recruited from Oppenheim, Lassellsville,&nbsp;Ephratah, all in&nbsp;[[Fulton County, New York#Military|Fulton County]]; &nbsp;Canajoharie, [[Montgomery County, New York#Military|Montogmery County ]], and&nbsp;Clifton Park, [[Saratoga County, New York#Military|Saratoga County&nbsp;]]  
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Company F - principally recruited from Oppenheim, Lassellsville,&nbsp;Ephratah, all in&nbsp;[[Fulton County, New York#Military|Fulton County]]; &nbsp;Canajoharie, [[Montgomery County, New York#Military|Montgomery County ]], and&nbsp;Clifton Park, [[Saratoga County, New York#Military|Saratoga County&nbsp;]]  
    
Company G - principally recruited from Plattsburg,&nbsp;Mooers and&nbsp;Altona&nbsp;in&nbsp;[[Clinton County, New York#Military|Clinton County]]; and&nbsp;Essex, [[Essex County, New York#Military|Essex County&nbsp;&nbsp;]]  
 
Company G - principally recruited from Plattsburg,&nbsp;Mooers and&nbsp;Altona&nbsp;in&nbsp;[[Clinton County, New York#Military|Clinton County]]; and&nbsp;Essex, [[Essex County, New York#Military|Essex County&nbsp;&nbsp;]]  
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• [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers &amp; Sailors System] has the information listed above and may have additional historical information. Searches can be made by name of a soldier or sailor. Information about cemeteries battles, prisoners, medals of honor and national parks is also included.  
 
• [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers &amp; Sailors System] has the information listed above and may have additional historical information. Searches can be made by name of a soldier or sailor. Information about cemeteries battles, prisoners, medals of honor and national parks is also included.  
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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}} FHL book 974.7 M2p, FHL film <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1289236830025_613" />1486494-1486496  
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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}} FHL book 974.7 M2p, FHL film <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1289236830025_613" />1486494-1486496  
    
<br>''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}} FHL book 973 M2ua <br>
 
<br>''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}} FHL book 973 M2ua <br>

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