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New York in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

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  • First Lt. William W. Cooke, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1846 - 1876)
    William Winer Cooke (May 29, 1846 – June 25, 1876) was a military officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Black Hills War. He was the adjutant for George Armstr...
  • Alonzo Bull (c.1841 - 1863)
    Co. K, NY 100 Infantry Civil War
  • James Monroe Saul (1841 - 1911)
    James M. Saul was a member of the 8th New York Sharpshooters during the Civil War and was captured and spent time in Libby Prison. He was one of the original settlers and farmed and raised his family i...
  • Samuel Berwin (1831 - 1913)
    Samuel Berwin was born in the small town of Babimost Bomst in Poland, somewhat near the border with Germany. He came to the United States shortly before the civil war. He served in the NY 54th voluntee...
  • Pvt. Martin Wambsgan, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1911)
    The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Martin Wambsgan, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 19 O...

This project is used to relate all units from New York who served in the Union Army.