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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 at Antietam:
  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 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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