179th New York Volunteer Infantry
A Union Regiment Forged in the Petersburg Campaign
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chapter 2

Antietam Dead

The Children of the Battle Field


John Andrews

John B. Sloan

William Gregg

William Bird, Jr.

William Gregg
Col. William M. Gregg previously served with the 23rd Regiment of the Union Army.
Descended from the John Gregg family (an early valley family), Gregg was a saddle
and harnessmaker in Elmira. He also served as the county's sheriff from 1858-61.

William M. Gregg, d. 1881
Date Created/Published: [no date recorded on caption card]
Medium: 1 photographic print.
Summary: Full lgth., seated in tent, facing right. Col., 179th N.Y. Inf.
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-66074 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
Call Number: LOT 4192 [item] [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
No. B1015.
Civil War Collection (Library of Congress).
Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).
This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.
Caption card tracings: Civil War Troops NY; BI; Shelf.
Sources checked: d Boatner; OCat.
Civil War Glass Negatives and Related Prints
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