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23rd New York Cavalry Soldier
Roster - Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York For the Year
1893, Volume 5 View the Entire Book
|Twenty-third New York Cavalry. This organization was never completed. Two
companies were recruited from New York city, Lancaster, Tonawanda, Aurora, Leroy, Colden,
Pavilion, Bethany, Newstead, and Chicktawauga. Under command of Capts. Emory Cummings and
Alfred Spann respectively, they were mustered into the U. S. service between January and
May, 1863, for three years, and left for the Department of North Carolina, 22nd corps,
where they were attached to the 12th N. Y. cavalry, and were mustered out at Raleigh, N.
C, July 22, 1865. They lost 14 enlisted by disease, accident and other causes. The
organization was known as the "Mix Cavalry."
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2