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42nd New York Infantry

"The Tammany Regiment"
Organized: Great Neck, Long Island, NY; mustered in 6/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: New York City, NY 7/13/1864

 

Commanding Officers at Antietam:
  LCol. George N. Bomford
  Maj. James E. Mallon

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Second (II) Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, II Corps
  Brigade - 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, II Corps


Unit history

Organized by the Tammany Society and the Union Defense Committee of New York City, and recruited there, they were mustered into service on Long Island in June 1861 for three years. They began active service on leaving New York 18 July 1861 for Washington DC.

Statistics

Initial Strength: 345; Killed in Action (KIA): 41; Wounded (WIA): 127; Missing in Action (MIA): 13;
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 52.5%

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #35: Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 15 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #115: Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #116: Second Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #36: Sedgwick's Division, Second Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #38: Dana's Brigade, Sedgwick's Division - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM

After the Antietam Campaign

When the unit's term of service expired in July 1864, they were mustered out, and reenlisted men and replacements were transferred to the 82nd New York Infantry.

We have 111 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtDuffy, John KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ACorpEagan, James KIA   09/17
ACorpFlood, Edward WIA/POW   09/17
ACorpKennedy, John WIA   09/17
APvtLeary, Dennis WIA   09/17
APvtMcAvoy, Timothy KIA   09/17
ACorpMcCarty, Jeremiah WIA   09/17
APvtNorton, James KIA   09/17
APvtRutledge, William WIA   09/17
ASgtVickerage, Henry WIA   09/17
BSgtAllen, William KIA   09/17
BLtDexter, Samuel KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BPvtMcClafferty, Patrick KIA   09/17
BPvtRobbins, Warren KIA   09/17
BPvtRoe, John MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BPvtSharkey, Brian KIA   09/17
BPvtWhite, John WIA   09/17
CSgtBarnett, Samuel WIA   09/17
CLtCobb, Septimus WIA   09/17
CPvtCraig, John WIA   09/17
CSgtGallagher, John WIA   09/17
CPvtHill, Thomas KIA   09/17
CCaptMcPherson, Charles KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtMeyers, Jacob WIA   09/17
CPvtNixon, Samuel KIA   09/17
CPvtPardy, Henry KIA   09/17
CPvtParron, Charles KIA   09/17
CPvtShoby, John WIA   09/17
CPvtSparrows, Charles KIA   09/17
CPvtTrainor, Patrick MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtBryant, Joseph WIA   09/17
DSgtHawksley, George KIA   09/17
DPvtMcCue, William KIA   09/17
DPvtMcLaughlin, John WIA   09/17
DPvtSharkey, William WIA   09/17
DCorpStandiford, Richard KIA   09/17
DPvtWilson, James KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ECaptAbbott, Thomas WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtCassidy, John KIA   09/17
EPvtCrow, Richard MWIA   09/17
EPvtDonohue, Cornelius MWIA   09/17
EPvtDubbins, Thomas KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtKearns, John WIA   09/17
EPvtLynch, Lawrence WIA   09/17
EPvtMalloy, John WIA   09/17
ESgtMcConvill, James WIA   09/17
EPvtMcDonough, Michael WIA   09/17
ECorpO'Neill, Dennis C.KIA   09/17
ESgtO'Reilly, Patrick MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtSouvey, Louis MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtTief, Edward MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtTivernan, Dennis WIA   09/17
ELtVan Voost, Henry WIA   09/17
FPvtBeck, Charles WIA   09/17
FPvtBrahaney, William KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
FCorpConnor, Thomas KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
FPvtGrawe, Ferdinand MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
FPvtRoche, William AWOL   09/00
FPvtWelsh, John MWIA   09/17
FPvtWolfer, Stephen WIA   09/17
GPvtBurk, Michael KIA   09/17
GPvtCarr, John KIA   09/17
GPvtCharters, Alexander WIA   09/17
GPvtCurran, William WIA   09/17
GPvtDaley, James P.WIA/POW   09/17
GPvtGallagher, Marks KIA   09/17
GSgtGilbert, Edward WIA   09/17
GPvtMcConnell, Michael KIA   09/17
GCorpMcKnight, Alexander WIA   09/17
GPvtMurray, Francis KIA   09/17
GPvtO'Keefe, Timothy KIA   09/17
GPvtPrior, Patrick WIA   09/17
GPvtRussell, George WIA   09/17
GPvtSugar, John WIA   09/17
GCorpWest, William WIA   09/17
GSgtWright, Thomas WIA   09/17
HPvtByrne, William F.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtConley, James WIA   09/17
HPvtFay, Leonard AWOL   09/00
HPvtManahan, Timothy WIA   09/17
HPvtMcGovern, Bernard WIA   09/17
HPvtMullen, Andrew WIA   09/17
HSgtO'Brien, John A.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtAhrend, Ernest WIA   09/17
IPvtAsman, Peter KIA   09/17
IPvtAvant, A. WIA   09/17
IPvtBraws, Joseph WIA   09/17
IPvtCarr, James WIA   09/17
ICorpChallier, William WIA   09/17
IPvtDarey, Patrick KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtDeary, Bernard WIA   09/17
IPvtDowns, Patrick MWIA   09/17
IPvtFitzgerald, John WIA   09/17
ICorpGerrin, Michael WIA   09/17
IPvtHelfenstein, William WIA   09/17
ICorpMcSweeny, John WIA   09/17
ISgtMoore, Robert WIA   09/17
IPvtReynolds, Francis F.WIA   09/17
IPvtRingwald, Matthias KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtRyan, Patrick WIA   09/17
IPvtSchick, Sebastien KIA   09/17
IPvtVilbert, John WIA   09/17
IPvtWilbacher, Henry KIA   09/17
IPvtWinter, Armand MWIA   09/17
IPvtWoodrich, Rofe WIA   09/17
IPvtZumau, Henry WIA   09/17
KPvtCusick, Michael KIA   09/17
KCorpHeany, Robert KIA   09/17
KPvtLee, William KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F&SLColBomford, George NewmanWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
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