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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.  
 
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.  
  
Company A - recruited principally at (Buffalo), [[Erie_County,_New_York|Erie County]], (Franklinville), [[Cattaraugus_County,_New_York|Cattaraugus County]], (Springville), [[Erie_County,_New_York|Erie County]], (Ogdensburg), [[St._Lawrence_County,_New_York|St. Lawrence County]]
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Company A - recruited principally at (Buffalo), [[Erie County, New York|Erie County]], (Franklinville), [[Cattaraugus County, New York|Cattaraugus County]], (Springville), [[Erie County, New York|Erie County]], (Ogdensburg), [[St. Lawrence County, New York|St. Lawrence County]]  
  
Company B - recruited principally at (Attica), [[Wyoming_County,_New_York|Wyoming County]], (Batavia), [[Genesee_County,_New_York|Genesee County]], (Bergen), [[Genesee_County,_New_York|Genesee County]], (Caledonia), [[Livingston_County,_New_York|Livingston County]], (East Pembroke), [[Genesee_County,_New_York|Genesee County]], (Greenwood), [[Orange_County,_New_York|Orange County, ]](Greigsville), [[Lewis_County,_New_York|Lewis County,]] (Jamestown), [[Chautauqua_County,_New_York|Chautauqua County]], (Le Roy), [[Genesee_County,_New_York|Genesee County]], (Lodi), [[Seneca_County,_New_York|Seneca County]] and North Hector), [[Schuyler_County,_New_York|Schuyler County]], (Pearl Creek), [[Wyoming_County,_New_York|Wyoming County]], (Persia), [[Cattaraugus_County,_New_York|Cattaraugus County]], (Pavilion), [[Genesee_County,_New_York|Genesee County,]] and (Victor), [[Ontario_County,_New_York|Ontario County]]
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Company B - recruited principally at (Attica), [[Wyoming County, New York|Wyoming County]], (Batavia), [[Genesee County, New York|Genesee County]], (Bergen), [[Genesee County, New York|Genesee County]], (Caledonia), [[Livingston County, New York|Livingston County]], (East Pembroke), [[Genesee County, New York|Genesee County]], (Greenwood), [[Orange County, New York|Orange County, ]](Greigsville), [[Lewis County, New York|Lewis County,]] (Jamestown), [[Chautauqua County, New York|Chautauqua County]], (Le Roy), [[Genesee County, New York|Genesee County]], (Lodi), [[Seneca County, New York|Seneca County]] and North Hector), [[Schuyler County, New York|Schuyler County]], (Pearl Creek), [[Wyoming County, New York|Wyoming County]], (Persia), [[Cattaraugus County, New York|Cattaraugus County]], (Pavilion), [[Genesee County, New York|Genesee County,]] and (Victor), [[Ontario County, New York|Ontario County]]  
  
Company C - recruited principally at (Buffalo and Whites Corner), [[Erie_County,_New_York|Erie County]], (Brighton and Rochester), [[Monroe_County,_New_York|Monroe County]], (Pembroke), [[Genesee_County,_New_York|Genesee County]]  
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Company C - recruited principally at (Buffalo and Whites Corner), [[Erie County, New York|Erie County]], (Brighton and Rochester), [[Monroe County, New York|Monroe County]], (Pembroke), [[Genesee County, New York|Genesee County]]  
  
Company D - recruited principally at (Buffalo, Grand Island and Tonawanda), [[Erie County|Erie County]], (La Salle and Wheatfield), [[Niagara_County,_New_York|Niagara County]]  
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Company D - recruited principally at (Buffalo, Grand Island and Tonawanda), [[Erie County|Erie County]], (La Salle and Wheatfield), [[Niagara County, New York|Niagara County]]  
  
Company E - recruited principally at (Buffalo), [[Erie_County,_New_York|Erie County]], (Brocton, Dunkirk, Mayville, Portland and Westfield), [[Chautauqua_County,_New_York|Chautauqua County]], and (Cattaraugus), [[Cattaraugus_County,_New_York|Cattaraugus County]]  
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Company E - recruited principally at (Buffalo), [[Erie County, New York|Erie County]], (Brocton, Dunkirk, Mayville, Portland and Westfield), [[Chautauqua County, New York|Chautauqua County]], and (Cattaraugus), [[Cattaraugus County, New York|Cattaraugus County]]  
  
 
Company F - originally intended for the Astor Regiment  
 
Company F - originally intended for the Astor Regiment  
  
Company G - recruited principally at (Buffalo), [[Erie_County,_New_York|Erie County]]
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Company G - recruited principally at (Buffalo), [[Erie County, New York|Erie County]]  
  
Company H - recruited principally at (Buffalo), Erie County, (Arkwright, Cherry Creek, Ellington, Hanover, Irving, Silver Creek and Smith's Mills), Chautauqua County, and (Villanova)  
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Company H - recruited principally at (Buffalo), [[Erie_County,_New_York|Erie County]], (Arkwright, Cherry Creek, Ellington, Hanover, Irving, Silver Creek and Smith's Mills),[[Chautauqua_County,_New_York|Chautauqua County]], and (Villanova)  
  
Company I - recruited principally at (Buffalo), Erie County  
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Company I - recruited principally at (Buffalo),[[Erie_County,_New_York|Erie County]]
  
Company K - recruited principally at (Buffalo), Erie County
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Company K - recruited principally at (Buffalo),[[Erie_County,_New_York|Erie County]]
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

Revision as of 17:11, 13 January 2012

United States   Gotoarrow.png   U.S. Military   Gotoarrow.png   New York   Gotoarrow.png   New York Military   Gotoarrow.png   New York in the Civil War   Gotoarrow.png   New York Civil War Union Units 69th through 102nd   Gotoarrow.png  100th Regiment, New York Infantry

Brief History[edit | edit source]

The 100th Regiment, New York Infantry was organized at Buffalo, N. Y., January, 1862. The regiment mustered out August 28, 1865.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]

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.

Company A - recruited principally at (Buffalo), Erie County, (Franklinville), Cattaraugus County, (Springville), Erie County, (Ogdensburg), St. Lawrence County

Company B - recruited principally at (Attica), Wyoming County, (Batavia), Genesee County, (Bergen), Genesee County, (Caledonia), Livingston County, (East Pembroke), Genesee County, (Greenwood), Orange County, (Greigsville), Lewis County, (Jamestown), Chautauqua County, (Le Roy), Genesee County, (Lodi), Seneca County and North Hector), Schuyler County, (Pearl Creek), Wyoming County, (Persia), Cattaraugus County, (Pavilion), Genesee County, and (Victor), Ontario County

Company C - recruited principally at (Buffalo and Whites Corner), Erie County, (Brighton and Rochester), Monroe County, (Pembroke), Genesee County

Company D - recruited principally at (Buffalo, Grand Island and Tonawanda), Erie County, (La Salle and Wheatfield), Niagara County

Company E - recruited principally at (Buffalo), Erie County, (Brocton, Dunkirk, Mayville, Portland and Westfield), Chautauqua County, and (Cattaraugus), Cattaraugus County

Company F - originally intended for the Astor Regiment

Company G - recruited principally at (Buffalo), Erie County

Company H - recruited principally at (Buffalo), Erie County, (Arkwright, Cherry Creek, Ellington, Hanover, Irving, Silver Creek and Smith's Mills),Chautauqua County, and (Villanova)

Company I - recruited principally at (Buffalo),Erie County

Company K - recruited principally at (Buffalo),Erie County

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

  • 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).
  • National Park Service, 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.
  • New York in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for New York, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • 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.
  • 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 Soldiers, Reprint of original published: Madison, WI.: Federal Pub. Co., 1908. Other libraries with this book, FHL Books 973 M2ua, vols. 1-9
  • 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).

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).