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New York 85th Infantry, Company K (Union)

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Company mustered in on December 2nd, 1861. Company mustered out of service on June 27th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Seven Pines fought on May 31st, 1862 near Fair Oaks, Virginia (3 wounded, 0 died, 2 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 116
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04-27 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Hinsdale, New York, USA (24 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-09-17 (29 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1862-01-01 (19 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1861: Hinsdale, United States (17 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 17 -- Austin, Ira
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 44 -- Swartwood, Abram
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 24.8 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 23.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 4 (3%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 39 (30%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 40 (31%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 57 (45%)

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

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