50th Infantry Regiment
Nickname: Stuart's Regiment
Mustered in: September 18, 1861
Designated 50th regiment of New York Engineers: October 22, 1861
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.
This regiment, organized and accepted by the State as a regiment of infantry, was converted by the War Department, October 22, 1861, into an engineer regiment, and known thereafter as the Fiftieth New York Volunteer Engineers, under which its record is noted.