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193rd New York
Roster - Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York For the Year
1893, Volume 43 View the Entire Book
|One Hundred and Ninety-third New York Infantry. Col., John B. Van Petten;
Lieut.-Col., John C. Gilmore; Maj., Alfred Morton. This regiment was recruited near the
end of the war in the counties of Cayuga, Oswego, Onondaga, Oneida, Jefferson, St.
Lawrence and Franklin. It was organized at Auburn and the companies were mustered into the
U. S. service between March 6 and April 9, 1865, for one, two and three years. Col. Van
Petten had previously rendered excellent service as lieutenant-colonel of the 160th N. Y.,
and was subsequently brevetted brigadier-general for gallant and meritorious conduct. The
regiment left the state by detachments during March and April, 1865, and was first
assigned to the 3d brigade, 3d division, Army of the Shenandoah, but after July it served
in the District of West Virginia, Middle Department. It was finally mustered out and
discharged at Harper's Ferry, under Col. Van Petten. Twenty-five men died from disease and
other causes during its term of service.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2