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New York 155th Infantry, Company B (Union)

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Company mustered in on November 18th, 1862. Company mustered out of service on July 15th, 1865 at Washingon, District of Columbia.

Company was also known as:

  • Company B, 2nd Regiment Corcoran's Brigade, New York
  • Company B, Irish Legion, New York

Notable Battles:

  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 18th, 1864 near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia (5 wounded, 0 died, 0 imprisoned)
  • Jerusalem Plank Road fought on June 22nd, 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia (3 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 108
  • First Enlistment Place: Suffolk, Virginia
  • First Enlistment Date: 1862-05-10 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: New York City, New York, USA (79 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-07-15 (18 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 15 -- Hannan, John (Musician)
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 44 -- Farrell, Peter
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 28.0 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 26.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 19 (16%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 5 (4%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 6 (5%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 6 (5%)

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

  • Besson, Alengo H (First Lieutenant, March 1864 - ?)
  • Besson, Alonzo H. (First Lieutenant, March 1864 - ?)
  • Bresnan, Michael (#^First Lieutenant, August 1864 - May 1865; Captain/Lieutenant, May 1865 - July 1865)
  • Clossey, William (Sergeant, January 1865 - July 1865)
  • Corcoran, Michael (Musician, September 1862 - June 1864)
  • Davis, Miles (Colored Cook/Colored Undercook, May 1862 - 1863)
  • Dodd, Charles (Sergeant, November 1864 - December 1864; First Lieutenant And Adjutant, December 1864 - February 1865)
  • Doran, Michael (Captain, September 1862 - November 1864; Major/Captain, November 1864 - February 1865)
  • Dunbar, Thomas (First Lieutenant, September 1862 - November 1863; Captain, August 1864 - October 1864)
  • Evans, William H (Sergeant, September 1862 - July 1865)
  • Hannan, John (Musician, September 1862 - November 1862)
  • Herwick, Charles (^Carpt/Corporal, September 1862 - September 1862; Corporal, September 1862 - December 1864)
  • Heussey, John J (#Corporal, September 1862 - May 1865; First Sergeant/Sergeant, May 1865 - July 1865)
  • Hughes, Thomas K. (^Sergeant, September 1862 - June 1863; Comm Sergeant/Corporal/Commissary Sergeant, June 1864 - October 1864)
  • Kane, James (Corporal, August 1862 - August 1862; Corporal/Quartermaster Sergeant, September 1862 - September 1862)
  • Kanivan, John (^Corporal, October 1862 - July 1865)
  • Kelleher, James (Second Lieutenant, September 1862 - June 1863; First Lieutenant/Lieutenant, June 1863 - February 1864)
  • McDermott, Thomas (^Corporal, October 1862 - October 1864)
  • McGough, Edward (Corporal, January 1865 - July 1865)
  • Mitchell, James D. (Sergeant, June 1864 - August 1864; Second Lieutenant, August 1864 - December 1864)
  • Mulrooney, John (^Corporal, September 1862 - February 1865)
  • Nazree, Thomas (Colored Cook, May 1863 - ?)
  • Nolan, James (^Sergeant, February 1865 - July 1865)
  • O'Donnell, James (%Corporal, September 1862 - October 1863)
  • Speir, Robert (#%Corporal, September 1862 - November 1864)
  • Wallace, Richard (^Sergeant, September 1862 - November 1864; First Lieutenant/First Sergeant, November 1864 - January 1865)
  • Wilson, George B. (Second Lieutenant, April 1865 - July 1865)

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