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Company A - Principally recruited in Erie, Niagara, and Genesee counties.  
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Company A - principally recruited in Erie, Niagara, Cayuga, and Genesee counties.  
  
Company B - Principally recruited in New York City.
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Company B - principally recruited in New York City.
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

The 23rd Regiment, New York Cavalry was organized, January to May, 1863.  The regiment mustered out at Raleigh, N. C., July 22, 1865[1].

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.


Company A - principally recruited in Erie, Niagara, Cayuga, and Genesee counties.

Company B - principally recruited in New York City.

Other Sources[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; Sailors System (database on-line) at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/

2. New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. "Unit History Project : New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center at http://dmna.state.ny.us/historic/reghist/civil/civil_index.htm 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/NY.php

4. 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

5. 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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).