1st New York Volunteer Infantry

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1st New York Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Hempstead, N. Y ., May 20, 1898, with 47 officers and 972 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned First Brigade, Independent Division, Eighth Army Corps, June 13
  • Movements:
    • Arrived at Camp Black 1 & 2 May 1898
    • Distributed at Fort Columbus, Fort Wadsworth, and Fort Hamilton, N. Y., June 6
    • Left for San Francisco, Cal., July 7; arrived at the Presidio of San Francisco, Camp Merritt, July 13 & 14
    • Left San Francisco for Hawaii:
      • Companies C, I, K, and L sailed from San Francisco August 5; arrived Honolulu, H. I., August 14
      • Company E sailed August 11, arrived August 17
      • Companies F, G, and H sailed August 18, arrived August 27
      • Headquarters and Companies A, B, and D sailed August 26, arrived Honolulu September 3
    • Left Hawaii for San Francisco:
      • Headquarters and Companies A, B, D, I, and L sailed from Honolulu on steamship "Australia" November 29, arrived at San Francisco December 6
      • Companies C, E, F, and G sailed from Honolulu on steamship "Alameda" December 5, arrived at San Francisco December 14
      • Companies H, K, and M sailed from Honolulu on steamship "Scandia" December 10, arrived at San Francisco December 19
    • Left San Francisco for New York:
      • Headquarters and Companies A, B, D, I, and L left San Francisco December 15, arrived at New York City December 22
      • Companies C, E, F, and G left San Francisco for home stations in New York December 19, arrived December 26
      • Companies H, K, and M left San Francisco for home stations in New York December 20, arrived December 26, 1898

Regiment mustered out of the service of the United States at home stations in New York, viz: Albany, Utica, Wilton, Oneonta, Binghamton, Middletown, Poughkeepsie, Newburg, and Kingston February 20 to 26, 1899, with 46 officers and 1,216 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 24; deserted, 3.

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