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

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John Andrews

John B. Sloan

William Gregg

William Bird, Jr.

William Bird, Jr.
New York State Military Museum
PA.1999.0014.0384

United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 37th, (1861-1863)

Residence was not listed; 30 years old.
Enlisted on 5/9/1861 at Ellicottville, NY as a 1st Sergeant.
On 6/7/1861 he mustered into "I" Co. NY 37th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 6/22/1863 at New York, NY
He was listed as: Wounded 5/31/1862 Fair Oaks, VA
Promotions:
2nd Lieut 5/5/1862
1st Lieut 9/13/1862 (As of Co. H)
Capt 12/2/1862
Intra Regimental Company Transfers: 9/13/1862 from company I to company H
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
New York: Report of the Adjutant-General
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