Girish Mahajan

30th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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Country  United States
Branch  Infantry
Allegiance  Union
30th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Active  June 1, 1861 to June 18, 1863
Engagements  Battle of Second Bull Run Battle of South Mountain Battle of Antietam Battle of Chancellorsville

The 30th New York Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War from the state of New York. It was a part of the famed Eastern Iron Brigade in the Army of the Potomac.

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The 30th New York was mustered into service on June 1, 1861, and mustered out of service on June 18, 1863, following expiration of its enlistment term. Col. Edward Frisby initially commanded the regiment, which was organized in Troy, New York. Originally enlisted soldiers for two-year enlistments and later received 3-year men, who were later folded into the 76th New York Infantry on May 24, 1863.

Total strength and casualties

The regiment suffered 6 officers and 72 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 31 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 111 fatalities.

Commanders

  • Colonel Edward Frisby
  • References

    30th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment Wikipedia


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