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Eighteenth Infantry Regiment, New York State Volunteers, Recruits #1

[This information is from Vol. I, p. 426 of A Record of the Commissioned Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and Privates, of the Regiments which were organized in the State of New York and called into the service of the United States to assist in supressing the rebellion caused by the secession of some of the Southern States from the Union, A. D. 1861, as taken from the Muster-in Rolls on file in the Adjutant General's Office, S. N. Y., (Albany, N. Y.: Comstock & Cassidy, Printers, 1864). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 973.7 N531, and page images may be viewed via the University of Michigan's Making of America project and Google Books. Some abbreviated names have been expanded and some of the formatting of the original may have been altered slightly for ease of reading.]

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Muster-in Roll of Recruits in the 18th Regiment, (5th Brigade) of New York State Volunteers, commanded by Colonel William A. Jackson, called into the service of the United States by Proclamation of the President, from the 17th day of May, 1861, (date of enrollment) for the term of two years, unless sooner discharged.

Names, Present and Absent
(Privates in Alphabetical Order)
RankAgeJoined for Duty and EnrolledTravelingValuation in Dollars, ofRemarks*
WhenWhereBy Whom EnrolledPeriodmiles to*miles from*HorsesHorse Equipments
Anderson, George H.Private18Sep 1, 1861Albany, N. Y.Capt. Radcliff2 years     
Bailey, WilliamPrivate31Sep 1, 1861Albany, N. Y.Capt. Radcliff2 years     
Bantham, John S.Private26Sep 1, 1861Albany, N. Y.Capt. Radcliff2 years     
Courtney, James S.Private18Sep 1, 1861Albany, N. Y.Capt. Radcliff2 years     
McDonald, PatrickPrivate26Sep 1, 1861Albany, N. Y.Capt. Radcliff2 years     
McCollum, RobertPrivate18Sep 1, 1861Albany, N. Y.Capt. Radcliff2 years     
Sheldon, David D.Private22Sep 1, 1861Albany, N. Y.Capt. Radcliff2 years     
Westfall, JohnPrivate19Sep 1, 1861Albany, N. Y.Capt. Radcliff2 years     
Welch, JohnPrivate28Sep 1, 1861Albany, N. Y.Capt. Radcliff2 years     
Smith, John H.Private38Sep 10, 1861SchenectadyCapt. Radcliff2 years     
Marlett, George W.Private19Aug 22, 1861SchenectadyCapt. Radcliff2 years     
McKinney, DennisPrivate21Sep 9, 1861SchenectadyCapt. Radcliff2 years     
Fisher, William J.Private22Sep 2, 1861Albany, N. Y.Capt. Radcliff2 years     
Mulford, Charles M.Private20Sep 20, 1861MiddletownCap. J. C. Meginnis2 years     
Kirkwood, Andrew W.Private20Sep 20, 1861MiddletownCap. J. C. Meginnis2 years     
Bodine, Charles H.Private25Sep 23, 1861MiddletownCap. J. C. Meginnis2 years     
Myers, AndrewPrivate25Sep 30, 1861Albany, N. Y.Cap. J. C. Meginnis2 years     
McClure, WilliamPrivate19Oct 1, 1861New YorkCap. J. C. Meginnis2 years     
Shay, JohnPrivate19Sep 24, 1861Albany, N. Y.Cap. J. C. Meginnis2 years     
Payn, JosephPrivate29Sep 18, 1861Albany, N. Y.Cap. J. C. Meginnis2 years     
Marvin, JohnPrivate21Sep 30, 1861Albany, N. Y.Cap. J. C. Meginnis2 years     
Seymour, FrancisPrivate19Sep 30, 1861New YorkCap. J. C. Meginnis2 years     
McCormick, EdwardPrivate21Sep 27, 1861Albany, N. Y.Cap. J. C. Meginnis2 years     

I hereby certify that I have carefully examined the men whose names are above given, and find them physically able to do military duty.

N. P. Rice, Surgeon, 18th Regt. N. Y. S. Vols.

Date — October 21, 1861.  Station — Camp King.

I certify, on honor, that I have carefully examined the men whose names are borne on this Roll, twenty-three in number, and have accepted them into the service of the United States for the term of two years, from this 17th day of May, 1861.

C. W. Tolls, 1st Lieut. 13th Infantry, Mustering Officer

Date — October 21, 1861.  Station — Camp King, near Alexandria, Va.


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