71st New York State Militia

3 Months 1862


Mustered in for three months' United States service May 12, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., May 28. Attached to Sturgis' Command, Military District of Washington, and duty in the defenses of that city until September. Mustered out September 2, 1862.

Mustered for 30 days' United States service June 17, 1863. Left State for Harrisburg, Pa., June 18. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna. Skirmish at Kingston June 25. Oyster Point June 28-29, near Harrisburg, June 29. Mustered out June 22, 1863.

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