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New York 42nd Infantry, Company H (Union)

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Company mustered in on June 22nd, 1861. Company mustered out of service on July 13th, 1865.

Company was also known as:

  • Company H, Jackson Guard, New York
  • Company H, Tammany Regiment, New York

Notable Battles:

  • Antietam fought on September 17th, 1862 near Antietam, Maryland (5 wounded, 0 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Gettysburg fought on July 2nd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (3 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Jerusalem Plank Road fought on June 22nd, 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia (0 wounded, 0 died, 6 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 178
  • First Enlistment Place: Long Island, New York, USA
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04-28 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Long Island, New York, USA (50 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-06-28 (80 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1864-06-28 (34 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 16 -- Miller, William
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 45 -- Mayo, George B
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 24.1 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 22.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 13 (6%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 9 (4%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 8 (4%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 10 (5%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)