Officers of 37th New York Infantry

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Officers of the 37th New York Infantry Regiment, 1863.

The 37th, the Irish Rifles, was raised for 2-years service in 1861 and was mustered out in June 1863. The regiment had heavy casualties (including over 200 at Chancellorsville) and those who re-enlisted or had enlisted for longer terms were transferred to the 40th.

Sitting, left to right:
John Phalon (QM)
William B. Schermerhorn (Asst. Surg.)
William O'Meagher (Surg.)
Maj William DeLacy
James Henry (Adj.)
Peter Tissot, S.J. (Chapl.)

Standing in center:
Col. Samuel B. Hayman

Standing, left to right:
2Lt. Martin Goss
2Lt. James Boyle
Cpt. Andrew J. Deignan (or Diegnan)
2Lt. J. Conboy (most likely 2Lt. Martin Conboy [MOH])
2Lt. Barth O'Leary
Cpt. James D. Clarke
1Lt. Lawrence Murphy
Cpt. John Long
2Lt. Henry V. Pemberton
Cpt. Philip Doherty
1Lt. James Keelan
Cpt. James R. O'Beirne [MOH]
1Lt. William Bryne
1Lt. John Massey
2Lt. James McDermott
1Lt. Simon Gavigan (or Gavacay)
2Lt. James Smith
1Lt. Charles B. Potter
1Lt. James H. Markey
Cpt. James T. Maguire

https://www.loc.gov/item/2013647559/
http://usahec.contentdm.oclc.org/cd...ection/p16635coll12/id/13453/show/13363/rec/2 (best for zooming)
37th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment at wikipedia
 
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Great Image. I believe I see 5 different type swords in this photo covering the full spectrum. Field & Staff, Staff Officers, Artillery, Model 1840 and 1860 Cavalry.
 

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Wow a photo with names! There's been so many Civil War photos and pictures of soldiers, officers, civilians, families of soldiers, and others with out any identification what so ever.
Thanks for sharing. :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
 



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