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New York 70th Infantry, Company G (Union)

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Company mustered in on June 20th, 1861. Company mustered out of service on July 7th, 1864.

Company was also known as:

  • Company G, 1st Excelsior, New York
  • Company G, 1st Sickles' Brigade Regiment, New York

Notable Battles:

  • Williamsburg fought on May 5th, 1862 near Williamsburg, Virginia (0 wounded, 10 died, 1 imprisoned)
  • Chancellorsville fought on May 3rd, 1863 near Chancellorsville, Virginia (1 wounded, 1 died, 1 imprisoned)
  • Gettysburg fought on July 2nd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (6 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 186
  • First Enlistment Date: 1861-04-15 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Place: New York City, New York (42 soldiers)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1861-06-27 (32 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1864-06-21 (23 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 16 -- Smith, Sidney (Musician)
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 47 -- Farrell, Bradley S.
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 24.9 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 23.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 13 (6%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 7 (3%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 21 (10%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 25 (12%)

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

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