17th Regiment, New York National Guard

Left the state: July 3, 1863; mustered in: July 8, 1863
Mustered out: August 13, 1863

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

June 18, 1863, this regiment, not now in service, but then located in Westchester county, was ordered to Harrisburg, Pa., and it left the State July 3, 1863 (seven companies), under the command of Lt.-Col. John P. Jenkins. It was mustered in the United States service for thirty days July 8, 1863, at Baltimore, Md. Served in the 2d Separate Brigade, Middle Department, 8th Corps, and was mustered out in New York city August 13, 1863.

In 1864 a detachment of this regiment served with, and as part of, the 15th Militia in N. Y. harbor.

The regiment in its service in 1863 lost by death, of disease, one enlisted man.

Other Resources

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