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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The New York State Military Museum website has a unit history project page for the 102nd Infantry Regiment.  
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The 163rd regiment was organized at New York City&nbsp;under Colonel F. H. Braulich and Lieutenant Colonel John Leverich.&nbsp;It was mustered in October 10, 1862, at Washington, D.C. under Lieutenant Colonel John B. Leverick.<br>&nbsp;The regiment was transferred to 73rd New York Infantry January 20, 1863 under Lieutenant Colonel John B. Leverick . <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 and Sailors System'' (database on-line) at https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm (accessed 2010).</ref><ref>New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. "Unit History Project : 163rd Infantry Regiment” in ''New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center'' at http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/163rd/163rdInfMain.htm (accessed 28 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/NY163.php (accessed 28 December 2010)</ref>
  
The Civil War in the East website gives a timeline for the involvement of 102nd New York Infantry Regiment in the war.
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For more information on the history of this unit, see:<br>
  
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnyin10.htm#20 163rd Regiment Infantry "3rd Regiment Empire Brigade"], (accessed 22 August 2012).<br>
  
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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The [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/163rdInf/163rdInfMain.htm New York State Military Museum ]website has a unit history project page for the 163rd Infantry Regiment.  
  
See the Regiment Roster, for listing of individuals, their company and their involvement.  
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The [http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY163.php Civil War in the East ]website gives a timeline for the involvement of 163rd New York Infantry Regiment in the war.  
  
Company A - principally recruited from
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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
  
Company B - principally recruited from
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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.
 
 
Company C - principally recruited from
 
  
Company D - principally recruited from
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See the [http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/rosters/Infantry/163rd_Infantry_CW_Roster.pdf Regiment Roster], for listing of individuals, their company and their involvement.
  
Company E - principally recruited from
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The ten companies were principally recruited in [[New York City, New York#Military|New York City]], Brooklyn, [[Brooklyn, New York#Military|Kings County]] and Jamaica, [[Queens County, New York Genealogy|Queens County]]. The were then consolidated into six companies before they were mustered in at Washington, D.C. &nbsp;
  
Company F - principally recruited from
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=== Source Material  ===
  
Company G - principally recruited from
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[[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>
  
Company H - principally recruited from
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National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm 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>
  
Company I - principally recruited from
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[[New York in the Civil War|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. <br>
  
Company K - principally recruited from <br>
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[[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>
 
 
=== <br>Source Material  ===
 
 
 
[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.  
 
  
 
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}}  
 
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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''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}}  
 
''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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=== Footnotes  ===
  
=== Footnotes  ===
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[[Category:New_York_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]
 
[[Category:New_York_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]

Latest revision as of 16:47, 15 February 2018


Brief History[edit | edit source]

The 163rd regiment was organized at New York City under Colonel F. H. Braulich and Lieutenant Colonel John Leverich. It was mustered in October 10, 1862, at Washington, D.C. under Lieutenant Colonel John B. Leverick.
 The regiment was transferred to 73rd New York Infantry January 20, 1863 under Lieutenant Colonel John B. Leverick . [1][2][3]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

The New York State Military Museum website has a unit history project page for the 163rd Infantry Regiment.

The Civil War in the East website gives a timeline for the involvement of 163rd New York Infantry Regiment in the war.

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.

See the Regiment Roster, for listing of individuals, their company and their involvement.

The ten companies were principally recruited in New York City, Brooklyn, Kings County and Jamaica, Queens County. The were then consolidated into six companies before they were mustered in at Washington, D.C.  

Source Material[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, 1861-1865 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.

Phisterer, Frederick. New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1865. Albany, New York : J.B. Lyon, 1912. Google Books, other libraries with this book, FHL Book 974.7 M2p; FHL Film 1486494-6

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

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Frederick Henry Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited at Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (database on-line) at https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm (accessed 2010).
  2. New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. "Unit History Project : 163rd Infantry Regiment” in New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center at http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/infantry/163rd/163rdInfMain.htm (accessed 28 December 2010) citing Frederick Phisterer, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. (Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912).
  3. Hawks, Steve.The Civil War in the East. Database. http://www.civilwarintheeast.com/USA/NY/NY163.php (accessed 28 December 2010)