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91st New York
Roster - Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York For the Year
1893, Volume 31 View the Entire Book
|Ninety-first New York Infantry. Cols., Jacob Van Zandt. Jonathan Tarbell;
Lieut-Cols., Jonathan Tarbell, William J. Denslow; Majs., Charles G. Clark. George W.
Stackhouse, William J. Denslow, Alfred Wagstaff, Jr. The 91st, the Albany regiment, was
recruited mainly at Albany, Redford, Hudson, Schenectady, Hillsdale, Chatham and
Castleton, and was mustered in at Albany from Sept. to Dec, 1861, for three years. It left
the state for Washington Jan. 9, 1862, was quartered there for a short time, then embarked
for Fort Pickens, Fla., and was next ordered to Louisiana, where it served in the 1st
brigade, 4th division, 19th corps. It was stationed at Fort Jackson, La., in July, 1863,
equipped as heavy artillery, and was active with heavy loss during the siege of Port
Hudson. A sufficient number of the regiment reenlisted to secure its continuance in the
field as a veteran regiment and in the autumn of 1864, it returned to Baltimore, where it
was assigned to the 2nd separate brigade, 8th corps. In March, 1865. the regiment, with
the exception of one company which remained at Baltimore, was ordered to Petersburg, where
it participated in the closing operations of the siege with the 1st brigade, 3d division,
5th corps, and lost 230 in the Appomattox campaign. The regiment was mustered out near
Washington, July 3, 1865, having lost during its term of service 114 by death from wounds
and 188 from other causes.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2