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106th New York Infantry Regiment Company A

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Date: 26 Jun 2021 [unknown]
Location: St. Lawrence, New York, United Statesmap
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Introduction

106th Reg NY Volunteer Infantry Regimental Colors

A free space page to add everything about Company A of the 106th New York Infantry Regiment during their service during the U.S. Civil War. We would like to add all the profiles of those who served in Company A along with any and all resources associated with this Company of men only.

All the men of Company A have been added below as of July 2, 2021.

History of 106th New York Regiment

UNION NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS 106th Regiment, New York Infantry

Organized at Ogdensburg, N. Y., and mustered in August 27, 1862. Left State for Baltimore, Md., August 28, 1862, thence ordered to New Creek, Va. Attached to Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to September, 1862. Railroad District, West Virginia, to January, 1863. Martinsburg, W. Va, Milroy's Command, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Elliott's Command, 8th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of tbe Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, to June, 1865.

SERVICE: Guard and provost duty in Defences of the Upper Potomac, with Headquarters at New Creek, Va., till June, 1863. Expedition to Greenland Gap April 15-22, 1863. Fairmount April 29. Martinsburg, W. Va., June 14. Battle of Winchester, Va., and retreat to Harper's Ferry June 14-15. Guard stores to Washington, D. C., July 1-4. Join Army of the Potomac at Frederick, Md., July 5. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Action at Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan till October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Brandy Station November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-18. Siege of Petersburg June 17-July 6. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., July 6. Battle of Monocacy, Md., July 9. Expedition to Snicker's Gap, Va., July 14-24. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown till December. Moved to Washington, D. C., thence to Petersburg, Va., December 3-6. Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. M arch to Danville, Va., April 23-27, and duty there till May 16. Moved to Richmond, Va., thence to Washington, D. C., May 16-June 2. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 27, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 127 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 166 Enlisted men by disease. Total 307.[1]

Company A

Company A - principally recruited from Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence County

Name Dates Connected?
Joseph Ames (1833)
Abner Hazelton Armstrong (1842 - 1936)
Thomas Armstrong (1846 - 1916)
Erastus P. Backus (1845 - 1918) YES
Edson J Barber (1834 - 1863)
Elijah A. Barney (1845 - 1915)
James S Barney (1842 - 1864)
Elem Barter (1844 - 1865)
Orlin Bassett (1833 - 1912)
Henry C Beardsley (1841 - 1864)
William W Bell (1841 - 1862)
John Boody (1832 - 1912)
John Brouse (1839 - 1898)
Orrin O Brown (abt. 1829 - 1863)
Thomas Brown (1827)
Charles A Bruce (abt. 1846 - 1929)
Arthur Wakefield Cady (1847 - abt. 1947) YES
Franklin Canfield (1839)
Elliott A Clark (1835 - 1914)
Morgan V Collins (1839 - 1916)
Franklin Colton (1846 - 1864)
Henry Hartwell Colton (1845 - 1865)
Luther Colton (1818 - 1864)
Edwin Comstock (1835 - 1878)
Allen C Cooper (1841 - 1864)
Henry Cormono (1840)
Robert H Cox (1842 - 1921)
William H Craft (1830 - 1886)
Hiram W Day (1835 - 1917)
Samuel Deviney (1826 - 1895)
Edwin W Dimmick (1829 - 1881)
Willard G Dorothy (1842 - 1914)
Cummings Durham (1822 - 1906)
Samuel Farmer (1820 - 1865)
James Finley (1825)
Owen Fisher (1842 - 1863)
Martin R Folsom (1832 - 1905)
Theodore Ford (1826 - 1863)
Lewis H Fuller (1843 - 1930)
George W Gage (1824)
Robert Givins (abt. 1834 - 1894)
Ludgie Gratton (1837)
Fayett D Graves (1844 - 1922)
Charles W Hall (1832 - 1922)
James K Hale (1824 - 1904)
Welcome C Harrington (1844 - 1864)
George S Hatch (1839 - 1864)
Barnard I Henderson (1839)
Samuel F Henderson (1836 - 1909)
James W Hopkins (1837 - 1863)
Harvey Houghteling (1815 - 1890)
Cyrus Hurd (1831 - 1870)
Reuben Irish (1838 - 1914)
Scott L Irish (1842 - 1907)
Hugh M Irwin (1834 - 1900)
Selden C Judson (1841 - 1920)
Timothy Kehoe (1828)
Jeremiah Manning (1821)
Henry D Marsh (1835 - 1864)
John C Masury (1844 - 1878)
William McAllester (abt. 1844 - 1916)
John D McIntyre (1837 - 1868)
William A Merry (1841 - 1869)
Thurston Mighells (1833 - 1902)
Alexander Miller (1841 - 1864)
John A Morgan (1841)
Charles W Newton (1825 - 1887)
Myron Northrop (1844)
William Orford (1839 - 1863)
Anthony O’Hara (1839 - 1864)
Edward M Paine (1832 - 1904)
Christopher Columbus Pike (1839 - 1881)
Albert A Porter (abt. 1841 - 1925)
Martin Ralph (abt. 1845 - 1915)
Edward Reynolds (1838 - 1920)
Patrick Quigley Jr (1840 - 1928)
Thomas Scranton (abt. 1840 - 1915)
Samuel Shaw (1844 - 1923)
Charles Williams Sheppard (1843 - 1864)
Charles W Sherman (1831 - 1914)
Thomas Sherwell (1829 - 1910)
Oren Shippee (abt. 1841 - 1924)
Rivernus V Silsby (1821 - 1867)
James Wellington Siver (1844 - 1864) Yes
John Henry Siver (1839 - 1907) Yes
William Wesley Siver (1842 - 1929) Yes
John Slettery (1818)
Morris Smith (1832 - 1903)
Richard Soy (1826 - abt. 1877)
Tyler Spencer (abt. 1835 - 1928)
John Spicer (abt. 1834 - 1892)
Gilbert Stewart (1820 - 1864)
William M Sumner (1836 - 1865)
Orson Tallman (abt. 1824 - 1885) YES
Eli Tambling (1835 - 1895)
Franklin Tanner (1844)
David Walker (1839 - 1863)
Almeron Wescott (abt. 1840 - 1913)
Enoch White (1838 - 1863)
Erastus A White (1839)
James W Whitford (1827 - 1910)
Phillip Whitney (1827)
Robert Willard (1833 - 1871)
John Williams (1834 - 1894)
David Young (1836 - 1864)

Research Notes

A total of 83 men are listed on the roster for Company A

Sources

  1. https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-battle-units-detail.htm?battleUnitCode=UNY0106RI




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The “Siver” boys in Company A needs more attention and collaboration. It appears their related same parental lineage. Possible future merging to be done. See William Wesley Siver (1842 - 1929) has been merged. Much work to be done still
posted by Andrew Simpier
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