Large Albumen of the Shredded Battle Flag of the 27th New York Volunteers be presented in Albany NY. Right side of albumen is missing mostly on the mount. Alexander Duncan Adams, Joseph H.The 27th, the "Union Regiment, " was composed of three companies. From Broome county, one company from each of the following. Counties: Westchester, Wayne, Monroe, Wyoming and Orleans, and. It was mustered into the U.
Service for a two years' term at Elmira on July 9 and 10, 1861. To date from May 21, and left the state for Washington on July. It was quartered at Franklin Square until July 17 and on that day.
Advanced toward Manassas, assigned to the 1st brigade, 2nd. Division, and received its baptism of fire in the battle of Bull.
Run, where 130 members were killed, wounded or missing, Col. Slocum being among the wounded.
The command was withdrawn to Washington after the battle and. Again occupied its old camp at Franklin Square until late in.
September, when it was ordered to Fort Lyon and there attached to. Slocum's brigade, Franklin's division. On March 13, 1862, it. Became a part of the 2nd brigade, 1st division, 1st corps, Army. Of the Potomac, and in May the division was assigned to the 6th.
The regiment left camp for the Peninsula in April, participated. In the battle of West Point, the siege of Yorktown and the Seven. Days' battles, suffering heavy losses at Gaines' mill and Malvern. It was more fortunate at the second Bull Run, where it was.
Present but not closely engaged. In the battles of South mountain, Antietam and Fredericksburg.
Established winter quarters at Belle Plain, shared the. Discomforts of the "Mud March, " lost 19 members killed, wounded. Or missing in the Chancellorsville campaign in May, 1863, and.It was mustered out at Elmira. May 31, 1863, having lost during its term of service 74 members. By death from wounds and 74 by accident, imprisonment or disease.
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