70th Regiment, New York National Guard

The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

Quite a portion of this regiment, which is not now in existence, entered the United States service as volunteers and members of the 5th Artillery.

In 1863 the regiment saw service in Brooklyn during the Draft riots.

Other Resources

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