20th New York Infantry
"United Turner Regiment"
 


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20th New York Infantry Antietam
Just north of the Battlefield Visitor Center

Twentieth Regiment
New York Volunteer Infantry
Turner Rifles
Third Brigade Second Division
Sixth Army Corps

Hatteras, N.C., Norfolk, Va.;
Seven Days Battles Before Richmond,
Crampton's Pass, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville.

The 20th Regiment N.Y. Vols.
was organized by the
New York Turn - Verein
Mustered into U.S. Service
May 6, 1861
and Mustered out June 1, 1863
Casualties at the Battle
of Antietam
38 Killed
96 Wounded
11 Missing



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20th New York Infantry Rgt. Antietam
National Cemetery Antietam

20th N. Y. V.
ZUM ANDENKEN AN UNSERE GEFALLENAN KAMERADEN
ERRICHTET VON DEN
WEBERLEBENDEN DES REGTS
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20th Regiment
New York Volunteers
Turner Rifles
3rd Brigade, 2nd Division
6th Army Corps
1861 - 1863
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Erected in Memory of our
Fallen Comrades
by the
Survivors of the Regiment
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Dedicated
September 17th, 1887

Roster

George Baehr---E John Betz (Alias)---I Henry A. Bischoff---C
LouisBrehem----H John Corduey----D George Everson----F
Henry (Heinreich) Graus----K William Haug (Hauck)----F William Keiser----E
William Kuhne----F Frederick Mast----I Christoph Niederer----F
August Perpente----H William Potter----F&S Rudolph Puhlman----E
Charles Schmidt-----H Philip Schoneeberger----C Nicolaus Schoeppert--D
Charles Seeger--F Emil Seidel--F Henry Stueck (Stuerz)-C
Louis Vonah---G Martin Bross--A Philip Freinshner--A
Julius Frick--A Bernhard Kellner--A George Stadlman--A
George L. AAB--B Christopher Pauli--A Edward Perpente--H
John Werner--F    
     
     


Organized at New York City May 6, 1861. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., June 13. Attached to Fortress Monroe and Camp Hamilton, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Fortress Monroe and Camp Hamilton June 15 to August 26, 1861. Hampton, Va., August 7. Bombardment and capture of Forts Hatteras and Clarke, N. C., August 28-29. Duty at Fortress Monroe and Camp Hamilton September 13, 1861, to May 10, 1862. New Market Bridge, near Newport News, December 22, 1861. Reconnaissance to Big Bethel January 3, 1862. Tranter's Creek and occupation of Norfolk and Portsmouth May 10. Duty at Norfolk until June 9. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field June 9. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. In works at Centreville August 29-31, and cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Pass, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Hagerstown, Md., until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At White Oak Church until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Three years men transferred to 3rd New York Battery and to Battery "F" 5th United States Artillery May 6. Regiment mustered out June 1, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 53 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 58 Enlisted men by disease. Total 120.

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