Units in Which Orleans County Citizens Served in the Civil War

Units in Which Orleans County Citizens Served in the Civil War

1861      -      1865

 

INFANTRY REGIMENTS,

            UNIT               AREA                          NICKNAME

 

  21st a few from             Orleans,                     First Buffalo Regiment.

  27th, Company K -       Albion,                       Union Regiment.

  28th, Company D -       Medina,                     Niagara Rifles, Scott Life Guard.

  28th, Company G -       Albion,                       Niagara Rifles, Scott Life Guard.

  90th, Company I -        Brooklyn,                   (Hancock Guard, or McClellan Chasseurs,

                                      East New York,          or McClellan Rifles)

                                      Long Island,

                                      Medina,

                                      Ridgeway

                                      and Shelby

104th,                                                                Wadworth Guards, or Livingston County Regiment

147th, Company C -    Richland,                        Oswego Regiment.

                                    Albion

                                    and Williamstown           

154th,

164th, Company B -    Lockport,                     (Corcoran Guard or  Corcoran Zouaves or

                                    Newfane,                      Seventh regiment or Irish Legion

                                    Rochester,                    or Third regiment

                                    Ridgeway                    or Corcoran's Irish Brigade or

                                    and Buffalo.                   Buffalo Irish regiment)

                                                                       

CAVALRY REGIMENTS,

 

    3rd,                                                               (Van Alen Cavalry or Mix Cavalry)

    6th, Company G -    Binghamton,                  (Ira Harris Cavalry

                                    Rochester,                     or Second Ira Harris Guard)

                                    Hornellsville,

                                    and  Albion.

  22nd, Company F -    Rochester,                     Rochester Cavalry

                                    Albion,

                                    Barre

                                    and Dunkirk

    2nd MOUNTED RIFLES                              Governor's Guard

          Company A -     Lockport,

                                    Buffalo,

                                    Batavia

                                    and Ridgeway.

           Company E -    Buffalo,

                                    Lockport,

                                    Carlton,

                                    Wilson,            

                                    Cambria

                                    and Newfane.

          Company L -      Barre,

                                    Carlton,

                                    Gaines,

                                    Java,

                                    Kendall,

                                    Ridgeway

                                    and Shelby.

 

ARTILLERY REGIMENTS,

 

   8th,

14th,

16th,

INDEPENDENT BATTERIES

12th,

17th,                                                                 "Orleans Battery"

25th,

 

 

LINKS

 

N.Y. Unit Information - regimental information from Phisterer's "New York in the War of the Rebellion"

http://library.morrisville.edu/local_history/sites/unitinfo/


Compiled & converted to HTML by Richard CALLARD
June 2002