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66th New York Infantry

"Governor's Guard"
Organized: New York City, NY; mustered in 11/4/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Fort Richmond, New York harbor, NY 8/30/1865

 

Commanding Officers at Antietam:
  Capt. Julius Wehle
  LCol. James H. Bull

 

Arms:
   Enfield Rifle

 

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


Unit history

This regiment was organized by the State October 29, 1861, at New York City, by the consolidation of the Mechanic Rifles, Col. James H. Bull, with the Governor's Guard, Col. Joseph C. Pinckney, of the 6th Militia, with the latter as Colonel.

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #35: Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 15 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #34: Richardson's Division, Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 8 PM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #115: Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #47: Brooke's Brigade, Richardson's Division - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 2 PM
Tablet #121: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 8 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #116, cont: Second Army Corps - 17 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #44: Richardson's Division, Second Army Corps - 17 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 2 PM

We have 77 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtArmslong, Henry WIA   09/17
APvtDavis, David WIA   09/17
ACorpHerbst, Heinrich WIA   09/17
APvtMeltz, August WIA   09/17
APvtMurphy, John WIA   09/17
APvtSperber, John MWIA   09/17
ACorpStube, Friedrich KIA   09/17
ACaptWehle, Julius         We have some details for this person
BPvtCarney, John KIA   09/17
BCorpEmbree, William KIA   09/17
BPvtFalvey, Dennis MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BSgtMcAully, John MWIA   09/17
BPvtMcGuire, Bernard KIA   09/17
BPvtNewman, Abraham D.WIA   09/17
BPvtRyan, Michael WIA   09/17
CCorpAshnauer, Christian KIA   09/17
CPvtBurns, Owen MWIA   09/17
CPvtFarson, John WIA   09/17
CSgtHentzler, Christian WIA   09/17
CPvtMannheim, Bernhardt         We have some details for this person
CCorpPincus, Adolph WIA   09/17
CSgtPincus, Sernon WIA   09/17
CPvtWhite, Charles WIA   09/17
CPvtWilliams, Charles WIA   09/17
CPvtWinklehaus, Joseph WIA   09/17
DPvtBroughill, John MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtBrunner, Charles WIA   09/17
DPvtMeehan, Thomas WIA   09/17
DPvtPurcell, Timothy WIA   09/17
DPvtWelsh, John WIA   09/17
EPvtBamberger, Joseph WIA   09/17
EPvtFischer, Matheus WIA   09/17
EPvtHolz, Louis WIA   09/17
EPvtRauschkoeb, Francis WIA   09/17
EPvtSchilling, Friedrich WIA   09/17
ESgtSchuster, Joseph WIA   09/17
EPvtSchwartz, Frederick WIA   09/17
EPvtSteede, Christian WIA   09/17
FCorpBarnes, Lucius J.WIA   09/17
FPvtDow, Andrew WIA   09/17
FCorpDunn, Owen MWIA   09/17
FPvtKane, William KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
FPvtKeenan, Patrick KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
FPvtMcGregor, George R. A.WIA   09/17
FPvtMcKeeney, James WIA   09/17
FPvtMcNeill, David WIA   09/17
FPvtOstheimer, Isaac WIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
FPvtRooney, William WIA   09/17
FCorpSowders, Daniel WIA   09/17
FPvtWayne, Walter GeorgeMWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GPvtConerey, Michael WIA   09/17
GPvtDance, Charles W.WIA   09/17
GPvtMulholland, Hugh KIA   09/17
GPvtUhline, George WIA   09/17
GPvtWhelan, John MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtCurran, John WIA   09/17
HPvtFoman, Patrick WIA   09/17
HPvtGibson, Henry WIA   09/17
HPvtMartin, Patrick KIA   09/17
HPvtPage, James L.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtSuffolk, Owen MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtCampbell, Thomas WIA   09/17
ILtCrissey, Frederick M.MWIA   09/17
IPvtEarly, Thomas WIA   09/17
IPvtHunter, John WIA   09/17
KPvtAsmus, Thomas WIA   09/17
KPvtFischer, Phillip WIA   09/17
KSgtHartig, Ernest WIA   09/17
KPvtHess, Jacob WIA   09/17
KPvtLoeb, Louis WIA   09/17
KPvtMarcus, Samuel KIA   09/17
KCorpVath, Phillip KIA   09/17
KPvtWalther, Phillip WIA   09/17
KPvtWeidlich, William KIA   09/17
KPvtYoung, Frederick WIA   09/17
F&SLColBull, James H        We have some details for this person
UnkPvtClarke, George E.Died   00/00

 

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