Saturday, March 1, 2014

The 99th New York Infantry: the "Union Coast Guard"-- Part 3: 1861

Continuing with 1861. JUNE 14- OCT. 31: Eight companies mustered into U.S. service for three years. So, this unit began, was broken up and began again. JULY 19TH: Battle of New Market Bridge. //// AUGUST 21ST: Regiment reorganized as infantry under Col. William W. Wardop. //// AUGUST 28-29TH: Bombardment and capture of Forts Hatteras and Clarke, NC. //// SEPTEMBER 30, 1861: Company I organized (Capt. Lee's company). //// ---Old Secesh

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