CIVIL WAR 9TH NEW YORK CAVALRY ID WOLFRED GILBERT PHOTO CABINET CARD & UNIT INFO.
Colonel John Beardsley received authority from the State to recruit this regiment; its organization commenced at Westfield and was completed at Albany. It received its numerical designation November 23, 1861, and November 27, 1861, a number of the men enlisted for the United States Lancers, an incomplete organization, which Col. Joseph Smolinski, under authority from the War Department dated August 7, 1861, endeavored to recruit, were assigned to it as part of Company M. The companies were mustered in the service of the United States for three years, between September 9 and December 13, 1861. A small portion of the men, claiming to have been fraudulently enlisted, were discharged under the orders of the Secretary of War, dated April 7 and 9, 1862. At the expiration of its term of service, those entitled thereto were mustered out, and the regiment retained in service. March 29, 1865, it was consolidated into nine companies, and received by transfer the battalion of the 4th N. Y. Volunteer Cavalry, as Companies B, E and L.
The companies were recruited principally: A at LaGrange, Linden, Pavilion, Perry, Warsaw and Wyoming; B at Little Valley, Ashford, East Otto, Mansfield and Sugar Grove; C at Jamestown and Westfield; D at Brockton, Smith Mills, Stockton and Westfield; E at East Randolph, Sherman, Harmony, Clymer and Napoli; F at Albany, Ashville, Busti, Farmington, Panama, Sugar Grove and Westfield; G at Sheldon, Java and West-field; H at Castile, Dunkirk, Irvin, Hermitage, LaGrange, Sheldon, Silver Creek, Warsaw and Wyoming; I at Westfield, Ripley, Mayville and Harbor Creek, and North East, Pa.; K at Fredonia, Forestville and Cherry Creek; L at Russell, and M at New York city, Rouse's Point, Troy and Geneva.
The regiment left the State November 26, 1861, and served at Washington, D. C., from December, 1861. March 9, 1862, Companies C, F, K and M were detached and distributed in detachments among the batteries of the Reserve Artillery, with which they served until May 22, 1862; the remaining eight companies performed during that time duty as train-guard in the Army of the Potomac. In June, 1862, it having returned from the Peninsula, the regiment was mounted at Washington, D. C., and assigned to the Cavalry Brigade, 1st Corps, Army Virginia; it served in the 1st Stahel's Division, nth Corps, from September, 1862; in the 3d Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, from October, 1862; in the Cavalry Brigade, 1st Division, nth Corps, Army of the Potomac, from November, 1862; in the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, from February, 1863; in the 2d Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, from May, 1863; in the Army of the Shenandoah, from October, 1864; with the Army of the Potomac, from March, 1865, and July 17, 1865, commanded by Col. George S. Nichols, it was honorably discharged and mustered out at Cloud's Mills, Va.
The regiment lost during its service by death, killed in action, 3 officers, 60 enlisted men; died of wounds received in action, 5 officers, 29 enlisted men; died of disease and other causes, 5 officers, 122 enlisted men; total, 13 officers, 211 enlisted men; aggregate, 224; of whom 16 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy.
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