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1st Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry

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1st Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry

The 1st Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry was a regiment in the Union Army in the American Civil War . It was also known as the Lincoln Cavalry, Carbine Rangers, Sabre Regiment, and 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry. It was mustered in from July 16 to August 31, 1861. It was mustered out June 27, 1865.

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Commanders

  • Col. Carl Schurz
  • Col. Andrew T. McReynolds
  • Col. Alonzo W. Adams
  • Casualties

    The regiment sustained 25 officers and men killed in action, 134 wounded, of whom 23 died and 111 recovered, 384 missing in action, and 120 died of disease and other causes, for a total of 168 casualties. Among its losses were 1st Lieut. Henry B. Hidden, killed March 9, 1862, one of the first Union cavalry officers killed in the Civil War.

    References

    1st Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry Wikipedia


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