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26th New York Infantry

"Utica Regiment"
Organized: Elmira, NY; mustered in 5/21/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Utica, NY 5/28/1863

 

Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  LCol. Richard H. Richardson

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - First (I) Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, I Corps
  Brigade - 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, I Corps


Unit history

First Colonel: William Christian, later Brigade Commander at Antietam.

Statistics

Initial Strength: not known; Killed in Action (KIA): 5; Wounded (WIA): 41; Missing in Action (MIA): 20;

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #1: First Army Corps - 16 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #14: Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps - 16 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #7: Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #9: Christian's Brigade, Ricketts' Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 8 AM
Tablet #81: Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM

After the Antietam Campaign

The regiment mustered out of service in May 1863, at the expiration of its term, with Richard H Richardson as Colonel.

More on the Web

See the 26th NY pages from the NY State Military Museum.

We have 25 individuals who were on the Maryland Campaign in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtDavis, John C.KIA   09/17
BPvtEvans, William H.KIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
CPvtCleveland, Charles         We have some details for this person
CPvtRoberts, John C.WIA   09/17
CCorpWilson, James WIA   09/17
DPvtConklin, Edgar WIA   09/14
DSgtTripp, Eugene W.WIA   09/17
DCorpWilcox, Charles WIA   09/17
EPvtIngersoll, Frank D.WIA   09/17
EPvtThornton, John AWOL   09/14
FPvtBenjamin, Oliver D.AWOL   09/16
FPvtBradley, Mortimer WIA   09/17
FPvtClarke, Charles H.KIA   09/17
HCorpHunt, Thomas WIA   09/17
HCorpMahoney, Michael AWOL   09/16
HPvtRedmond, Martin KIA   09/17
IPvtCollins, Hugh WIA   09/17
IPvtCorrigan, Joseph WIA   09/17
IPvtHanscomb, Alby WIA   09/17
IPvtHartman, Louis KIA   09/17
IPvtHayes, Seymour WIA   09/17
IPvtHouston, Carter WIA   09/17
IPvtStafford, Benjamin WIA   09/17
KSgtSpies, Myron MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F&SLColRichardson, Richard H        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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