68th Regiment, New York National Guard

Mustered in: June 25, 1863
Mustered out: August 3, 1863.

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, then located in Chautauqua county, but now not in service, furnished a number of men for the 72nd Volunteers, and, commanded by Col. David S. Forbes, it left the State June 24, 1863, en route to Harrisburg, Pa., for a service of thirty days. It served in the 5th Brigade, 1st Division, Department Susquehanna, and was mustered out of the United States service July 29, 1863, at Elmira, N. Y.


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This is meant to be a comprehensive list. If, however, you know of a resource that is not listed below, please send an email to ng.ny.nyarng.list.historians@army.mil with the name of the resource and where it is located. This can include photographs, letters, articles and other non-book materials. Also, if you have any materials in your possession that you would like to donate, the museum is always looking for items specific to New York's military heritage. Thank you.

Lewis, Silas W. [ed.]. History of the thirty days' campaign of the Sixty-Eighth Regiment, New York State National Guards [microform] : commencing June 25th, 1863 / D.S. Forbes.Fredonia: Censor Office Print, 1863.


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