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Appendix

  • The number of men in regiment uncertain
  • -- table of losses -- list of officers and their terms of service -- transfers to 65th N. Y. Vet. Vols. -- Gettysburg monument -- Roster of surviving members -- personal mention -- transfers to U. S. C. T. -- Regimental Association -- Historical Committee


The regiment left Fort Schuyler with 30 officers and 946 enlisted men or a total of.. 976

It received by transfer: From the 16th New York, 125; from the 18th New York, 31; total .................................... 156

From the 27th New York, 3; from the 31st New York, 2; total ....................... 5

From the 32d New York, 33; from other organizations, 63; total .................... 96

Recruits, including officers and men to January 1, 1865 .............................. 169

Recruits, including conscripts and substitutes, after Lee's surrender in 1865........ 413

A total of .......................1815

A careful study of the records in hand convinces the author that an accurate list of the number belonging to the regiment cannot now be made. The lists made differ so radically, both as to names and number, that it is impossible to reconcile them. For instance, the number transferred from the 16th New York differs from 125 to 137. But General Curtis in his history of the 16th gives the names of only ninety-nine who were transferred to the 121st. Some on the other lists had been killed in previous engagements, some were among the missing in battle and some had been transferred to other organizations.

The report of the Adjutant General of the United States for 1903 gives the names of 1897 enrolled. But, this includes the names of 413 who joined the

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