138th Infantry Regiment
Nickname: Second Auburn Regiment; Second Cayuga Regiment; Wayne County Regiment
Mustered in: September 8, 1862
Designated 9th regiment of heavy artillery: December 19, 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 and September, 1862, was converted into a regiment of artillery, December 19, 1862, designated the 9th 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-eighth Infantry.—This regiment, organized in the fall of 1862, was converted into a regiment of artillery in December. (See 9th Heavy Artillery.)