30th Regiment, New York Infantry
The 30th Regiment, New York Infantry was organized at Troy, New York, and mustered in June 1, 1861. The regiment mustered out June 18, 1863.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 30th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 8 August 2012).
- The Wikipedia Article, 30th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, (accessed 8 August 2012).
Batteries in this Battalion with the Counties of Origin
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Company A – recruited principally at Tompkins County.
Company B – recruited principally at Rensselaer County.
Company C – recruited principally at Schenectady County.
Company D – recruited principally at Saratoga County.
Company E – recruited principally at Dutchess County.
Company F – recruited principally at Saratoga County.
Company G – recruited principally at Saratoga County.
Company H – recruited principally atRensselaer County.
Company I – recruited principally at Rensselaer County.
Company K – recruited principally at Columbus County.
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘New York in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- New York in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for New York, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System has the information listed above and may have additional historical information. Searches can be made by name of a soldier or sailor. Information about cemeteries battles, prisoners, medals of honor and national parks is also included.
- Frederick Henry Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, (Des Moines, Iowa: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908), as cited atCivil War Soldiers; Sailors System (database on-line).
- Hawks, Steve, The Civil War in the East. Database.
- New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs. "Unit History Project : New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center at citing Frederick Phisterer, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. (Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912).
- Phisterer, Frederick. New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1865. Albany, New York : J.B. Lyon, 1912. Google Books, other libraries with this book, FHL Book 974.7 M2p; FHL Film 1486494-6
- Survivors' Association of New York. Reunion. Eleventh, Twelfth, Thirteenth and Fourteenth annual re-union proceedings of the Survivors' Association. 27th Regiment N. Y. Volunteers ... : held at Potage, N. Y., August 28th and 29th, 1894. Binghamton, N. Y., August 13th and 14th, 1895. Elmira, N. Y., November 10th and 11th, 1896. Buffalo, N. Y., August 23d and 24th, 1897. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1992) FHL Fiche 6083611
- The Union Army : a History of Military Affairs in the Loyal States, 1861-65, Records of the Regiments in the Union Army, Cyclopedia of Battles, Memoirs of Commanders and Soldiers, Reprint of original published: Madison, WI.: Federal Pub. Co., 1908. Other libraries with this book, FHL Books 973 M2ua, vols. 1-9
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).