16th New York Infantry"1st Northern New York"
Organized: Albany, NY; mustered in 5/15/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Albany, NY 5/22/1863
|Commanding Officer: |
LCol. Joel J. Seaver
|Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:|
Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #102: Sixth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 4 PM
Tablet #71: Slocum's Division, Sixth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 19 Sep, 9 AM
This Regiment's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of the Potomac
Corps - Sixth (VI) Army Corps
Division - 1st Division, VI Corps
Brigade - 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, VI Corps
History of the Unit:
The regiment left the state June 27th, 1861; served at Washington, D.C., from June 29th, 1861; in the 2d Brigade, 5ht Division, Army N.E. Va., from July, 1861; in Heintzelman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, from August 4th, 1861; in Slocum's Brigade, Franklin's Division, 1st Corps, A.P., from Mar. 13th, 1862; in the 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Corps, A.P., from May, 1862;
The remainder of the War:
In May, 1863, the three years' men of the regiment were assigned to the 121st N.Y. Vols.
References, Sources, and other Notes:
Source: Phisterer, Frederick, compiler, New York in the War of Rebellion, 1861-1865 Albany : Lyon Co., 1912.
Newton Martin Curtis' 1909 regimental history, From Bull Run to Chancellorsville: The Story of the Sixteenth New York, is online from Google Books.
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