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New York 45th Infantry, Company B (Union)

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Company mustered in on September 9th, 1861. Company mustered out of service on June 30th, 1865.

Company was also known as:

  • Company B, 5th German Rifles, New York

Notable Battles:

  • Gettysburg fought on July 2nd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (3 wounded, 2 died, 1 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 151
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: New York City, New York (83 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-08-17 (24 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-06-30 (50 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 14 -- Whearty, Stephen (Drummer;Musician)
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 45 -- Schatte, George
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 27.9 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 26.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 9 (5%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 2 (1%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 9 (5%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 10 (6%)

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

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