new york volunteers

  1. LoyaltyOfDogs

    "Only A Dog" - Tommy of the 165th New York Volunteers (2nd Duryee Zouaves)

    Devoted friend of the enlisted men, Tommy accompanied the 165th New York Volunteers throughout the war, remaining with comrades in the hospital, trekking over many miles to miraculously return to his regiment after a long absence, soldiering through every engagement and escaping with only a...
  2. JPK Huson 1863

    Lieutenant Willam Henry Pohlman, 59th N.Y., " Not While I Have My Sword Arm Left " July 2, 1863

    Snip from one of several Sneden Gettysburg maps, no idea if the 59th New York's position is included but cannot be very far out of frame. So many regiments, so many stories. Easy enough to miss them. ( edited now to include the position of the 59th, thanks very much Ernie Mac ) Lieutenant...
  3. JPK Huson 1863

    " Burny In Mud ", Lt. Hulse, 50th NY Vol., Writes Home To Penn Yan, NY, 1863

    Harper's artist, of course, captured some, slight idea of an army sucking itself along through gelatinous earth. Whose? Sign said " Burny" Confederates gleefully snarked via signs along the way, " Burny In Mud ", " This Way To Richmond ", " Burnside's Army Stuck In Mud ". Well, how could they...

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