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New York 79th Infantry, Company A (Union)

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Company mustered in on May 29th, 1861. Company mustered out of service on July 14th, 1865.

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 336
  • First Enlistment Date: 1860-04 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: New York City, New York (152 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-05-13 (84 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-07-14 (37 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 17 -- Forrest, John
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 47 -- Russell, David (Fourth Corporal;Sergeant)
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 28.7 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 27.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 9 (2%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 6 (1%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 24 (6%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 21 (5%)

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

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