Dunkelman, Mark H.
May 2006
America's Civil War;May2006, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p18
The article presents information on 154th New York Volunteer Infantry's fate during the America's Civil War. The regiment in 1862 in response to U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's call for 300,000 three-year volunteers came to New York. Sergeant Stephen Welch and his comrades from the 154th New York Volunteer Infantry fought their first battle in Chancellorsville, where they suffered the fourth highest regimental casualty count in the Army of the Potomac, a 40 percent loss. William Osterhout, Harvey Earl, George Newcomb, Alansing Wyant and John Adam Smith all from the Infantry were captured at Gettysburg and many comrades died fighting the insurgents.


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