77th Regiment, New York National Guard

Mustered in: August 2, 1864
Mustered out: november 19, 1864.

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, not now in existence, but then located at New York city, was mustered in the service of the United States for 100 days, August 2, 1864; commanded by Col. Thomas Lynch, it (seven companies) served at the depot at Elmira, and, November 19, 1864, it was mustered out and honorably discharged from the United States service at New York city, to date November 9, 1864, having lost during its service by death of disease, one officer.

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