135th Infantry Regiment

Nickname: Anthony Wayne Guard

Mustered in: September 2, 1862
Designated 6th regiment of heavy artillery: October 3, 1862

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 in August, 1862, was converted into a regiment of artillery, October 3, 1862, designated the 6th Regiment N.Y. Volunteer Artillery, under which title its record will be found.

The following is taken from The Union army: a history of military affairs in the loyal states, 1861-65 -- records of the regiments in the Union army -- cyclopedia of battles -- memoirs of commanders and soldiers. Madison, WI: Federal Pub. Co., 1908. volume II. 
One Hundred and Thirty-fifth Infantry.—This regiment was organized in Aug., 1862, and was converted into an artillery regiment on Oct. 3. (See 6th Heavy Artillery.)

NYSMM Online Resources

Muster Roll

Unit Roster

Other Resources

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.

Allison, Charles E. Grand Army of the Republic Kitching Post 60 Yonkers, New York [papers], 1861-1923
Photocopy of volume entitle: PERSONAL WAR SKETCHES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE KITCHING POST NO. 60, OF YONKERS, presented to the Yonkers, New York Post, on the 26th day of January 1892 by Charles E. Allison and accepted by Commander John C. Shotis. The volume contains signed pages containing information on each individual member's service record in the Civil War and later biographical information; post resolutions and record of burials; history; an obituary of Thomas F. McCaul, veteran of the Grand Army of the Republic who served in Company A, 17th New York Infantry Regiment; personal sketch on John Howard Kitching after whom the Post was named and who served with the 135th New York Volunteers and the 6th New York Heavy Artillery; personal sketch on John Thomas Waring, who donated this volume and who also served in Company A, 17th New York Infantry Regiment. 2 boxes. 
Located at the Military History Institute in Carlisle, PA.

Pierce, Samuel B. Samuel B. Pierce reminiscence,1862-1865
The collection consists a microfilm copy of the reminiscences of Samuel B. Pierce describing his Civil War service from September 1862-July 1865. The date that he wrote the manuscript is unknown. The manuscript of about 800 foolscap pages is followed on the film by a typescript copy of 335 pages. The narrative, in the form of a diary, is based on letters of himself and other soldiers, as well as clippings and other sources. He describes Army life in detail, comments on Southern country and people, his own ideas and beliefs and reactions, e.g. his reaction to Lincoln's assassination. 
2 microfilm reels. 
Located at Emory University.

Whiteaker, Larry H., & Dickerson, W. Calvin, eds. Civil War Letters of the Tenure Family: Rockland County, N.Y., 1862-1865. NY: Hist Soc of Rockland County, 1990. 98 p.


Items in the museum collection are in bold.