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35th New York
Roster - Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York For the Year
1893, Volume 22 View the Entire Book
|Thirty-fifth New York Infantry. Cols., William C. Brown, Newton B. Lord.
John G. Todd; Lieut. -Cols., Stephen L. Potter, Bradley Winslow, John G. Todd, David M.
Evans; Majs., Newton B. Lord, John G. Todd, David M. Evans, Sidney J. Wendell. The 35th,
known as the Jefferson county regiment, was composed of six companies from Jefferson, one
from Lewis, one from Steuben, one from Madison county and one from New York city, Buffalo
and Elmira, and was mustered into the U. S. service at Elmira, June 11, 1861, for two
years. It left the state on July 11, for Washington; camped on Meridian hill until July
23; moved to Arlington House and was brigaded first under Col. Porter, then under Col.
Keyes, and finally under Gen. Wadsworth in the 1st brigade, 1st division, 1st corps; was
engaged for a time in construction work on Forts Tillinghast and Craig, and moved on Sept.
27 to Fall's Church, where it passed the winter of 1861-62. In March, 1862, camp was
broken for the Manassas movement and in April the 35th proceeded to Falmouth. During the
latter part of August, the regiment was in action at Rappahannock Station, Sulphur
Springs, Gainesville, and participated in the second battle of Bull Run. It was present at
Chantilly, but not closely engaged and then returned to Fall's Church. At South mountain
the command lost 13 in killed, wounded and missing, and at Antietam the loss was 67. Until
Oct. 15, the regiment encamped at Sharpsburg, then moved to Brooks' station, and was held
in reserve at Fredericksburg until the day of the battle, when the loss was 23 killed,
wounded and missing. In Jan., 1863, the regiment was assigned to the provost guard
brigade, which was stationed at Falmouth, and also performed guard duty along the Acquia
Creek railroad. On May 18 the three years men were transferred to the 80th N. Y. infantry,
and the next day the regiment left Acquia Creek for Elmira, where it was mustered out on
June 5, having lost 44 members by death from wounds and 56 from accident, imprisonment or
disease, out of a total enrollment of 1,250.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 2