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New York 12th Cavalry, Company L (Union)

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Company mustered in on November 1st, 1862. Company mustered out of service on July 19th, 1865 at Raleigh, North Carolina.

Company was also known as:

  • Company L, 3rd Ira Harris Guard, New York

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 232
  • First Enlistment Place: Elmira, New York
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-05-13 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: Buffalo, New York (62 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1863-09-25 (26 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-07-19 (53 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 16 -- Forshee, John
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 46 -- Sherwood, Myron B.
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 25.5 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 23.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 3 (1%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 7 (2%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 11 (4%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 14 (5%)

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

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