28th Regiment New York State Volunteer Infantry

28th Regiment New York State Volunteer Infantry (HM8PT)

Location: Culpeper, VA 22701 Culpeper County
Country: United States of America
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N 38° 28.229', W 77° 59.483'

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28th Regt.
New York State
Volunteer
Infantry

1st Brig.
1st Div.
12th Corps
Army of the Potomac

Organized at Albany, N.Y., May 18, 1861 in response to the first call for volunteers. Mustered into the United States service for two years, May 22, 1861. Ordered at once to the field. Serving in the Shenandoah Valley and Army of the Potomac under Generals Patterson, Banks, Pope, McClellan, Burnside, and Hooker - Total number enrolled, 1010 - Total casualties 488 - Mustered out at Lockport, N.Y. June 2, 1863 - 522-
At the Battle of
Cedar Mountain, Va.
Aug. 9, 1862
The regiment numbered - officers and men engaged 357 - the casualties in this engagement were - killed and mortally wounded 57 - Wounded 61 - Prisoners 92 - Total loss 210 - Every officer engaged was killed, wounded, or taken prisoner.

Other engagements and skirmishes - Martinsburg, Va. - Point of Rocks, Va. - Balls Bluff, Va. - Winchester, Va. - Columbia Furnace, Va. - Banks Retreat, Va. - Shenandoah Valley, Va. - Manassas, Va. - Antietam, Md - Chancellorsville, Va.
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HM NumberHM8PT
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Year Placed1902
Placed ByState of New York
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 3:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 239024 N 4262258
Decimal Degrees38.47048333, -77.99138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 28.229', W 77° 59.483'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 28' 13.74" N, 77° 59' 28.98" W
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Area Code(s)540, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 305 US Ave, Culpeper VA 22701, US
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