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18th New York Infantry

"New York State Rifles"
Organized: Albany, NY; mustered in 5/17/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: 5/18/1863

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  LCol. George R. Myers

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Sixth (VI) Army Corps
  Division - 1st Division, VI Corps
  Brigade - 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, VI Corps


Unit history

This regiment, under the command of Col. William A. Jackson, was accepted by the state and received its numerical designation May 13, 1861; organized at Albany, and there mustered in the service of the United States for two years May 17, 1861. May 18, 1863 the three years' men of the regiment were transferred to the 121st N. Y. Vols.

Statistics

Initial Strength: not known; Killed in Action (KIA): 11; Wounded (WIA): 45; Missing in Action (MIA): 2;

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

We have 7 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtHawley, Edmund B.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
CPvtStorm, William J.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
FPvtGoodrich, Allen MWIA   00/00     We have some details for this person
FPvtMiller, John MWIA   00/00     We have some details for this person
GPvtMibbon, Daniel Died   11/03     We have some details for this person
F&SLColMyers, George Ranney        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
F&SLtRussell, Jr., William H.        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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