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35th New York Infantry

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35th New York Infantry Soldier Roster - Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York For the Year 1893, Volume 22     View the Entire Book

Regimental History
Thirty-fifth New York Infantry. — Cols., William C. Brown, Newton B. Lord. John G. Todd; Lieut. -Cols., Stephen L. Potter, Bradley Winslow, John G. Todd, David M. Evans; Majs., Newton B. Lord, John G. Todd, David M. Evans, Sidney J. Wendell. The 35th, known as the Jefferson county regiment, was composed of six companies from Jefferson, one from Lewis, one from Steuben, one from Madison county and one from New York city, Buffalo and Elmira, and was mustered into the U. S. service at Elmira, June 11, 1861, for two years. It left the state on July 11, for Washington; camped on Meridian hill until July 23; moved to Arlington House and was brigaded first under Col. Porter, then under Col. Keyes, and finally under Gen. Wadsworth in the 1st brigade, 1st division, 1st corps; was engaged for a time in construction work on Forts Tillinghast and Craig, and moved on Sept. 27 to Fall's Church, where it passed the winter of 1861-62. In March, 1862, camp was broken for the Manassas movement and in April the 35th proceeded to Falmouth. During the latter part of August, the regiment was in action at Rappahannock Station, Sulphur Springs, Gainesville, and participated in the second battle of Bull Run. It was present at Chantilly, but not closely engaged and then returned to Fall's Church. At South mountain the command lost 13 in killed, wounded and missing, and at Antietam the loss was 67. Until Oct. 15, the regiment encamped at Sharpsburg, then moved to Brooks' station, and was held in reserve at Fredericksburg until the day of the battle, when the loss was 23 killed, wounded and missing. In Jan., 1863, the regiment was assigned to the provost guard brigade, which was stationed at Falmouth, and also performed guard duty along the Acquia Creek railroad. On May 18 the three years men were transferred to the 80th N. Y. infantry, and the next day the regiment left Acquia Creek for Elmira, where it was mustered out on June 5, having lost 44 members by death from wounds and 56 from accident, imprisonment or disease, out of a total enrollment of 1,250.

Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 2

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