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Second Brigade, First Division

Colonel G W B Tompkins, 2nd New York State Militia

Colonel G W B Tompkins, 2nd New York State Militia

Second New York State Militia (Eighty-second New York Infantry)

Arrived at Washington, D. C., 21 May, 1861. Mustered in United States service for three years 26 and 28 May and 1, 2, 14, 16, and 17 June, 1861. Redesignated Eighty-second New York Infantry 7 December, 1861

COLONEL G W B TOMPKINS
G W B Tompkins was appointed colonel, 2nd New York State Militia, on 23 January, 1862, dated 21 May, 1861.

LIEUTENANT COLONEL J H WILCOX
J H Wilcox was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd New York State Militia, on 13 March, 1861, dated 19 February, 1861.

MAJOR J J DIMOCK
J J Dimock was appointed major, 2nd New York State Militia, on 23 June, 1862, dated 21 May, 186

Company A: CAPT. C GRAHAM
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 17 April, 1861, and C Graham was appointed captain, 2nd New York State Militia, Company A, on 18 June, 1860, dated 11 January, 1860. Captain C Graham, 2nd New York State Militia, Company A, was discharged on 5 September, 1861.
Company B: CAPT. T M REiD
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 17 April, 1861, and T M Reid was appointed captain, 2nd New York State Militia, Company B, on 26 May, 1858, dated 21 April, 1858. Captain T M Reid, 2nd New York State Militia, Company B, was discharged on 6 September, 1861.
Company C: CAPT. E B STEAD
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 1 May, 1861, and E B Stead was appointed captain, 2nd New York State Militia, Company C, on 9 May, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861. Captain E B Stead, 2nd New York State Militia, Company C, was discharged on 7 August, 1861.
Company D (1st): CAPT. J Kennedy
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 2 May, 1861.
Company D (2nd): CAPT. T W Davis
The company was mustered in United States service on 1 October, 1861, and First Lieutenant T W Davis, 2nd New York State Militia, Company I, was appointed captain, 2nd New York State Militia, Company D (2nd), on 23 January, 1862, dated 2 November, 1861.
Company E: CAPT. J Huston
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 18 April, 1861, and J Huston was appointed captain, 2nd New York State Militia, Company E, on 23 January, 1862, dated 21 May, 1861.
Company F: CAPT. J BRADY
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 17 April, 1861, and J Brady was appointed captain, 2nd New York State Militia, Company F, on 17 June, 1858, dated 24 December, 1850. Captain J Brady, 2nd New York State Militia, Company F, was discharged on 1 November, 1861.
Company G (1st): CAPT. L Jaehrling
The company was accepted in state service in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 28 April, 1861, and Captain L Jaehrling, 2nd New York State Militia, Company G (1st), was appointed captain, 5th New York State Militia, Company K, on 23 May, 1861. The company was mustered in United States service as the 5th New York State Militia, Company K, at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Army, on 24 June, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington).
Company G (2nd): CAPT. R BARRY
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 1 June, 1861, and Captain R Barry, 2nd New York State Militia, Company G (2nd), was dismissed on 14 November, 1861.
Company H: CAPT. D DE COuRceY
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on (?) April or May, 1861, and D E De Courcey was appointed captain, 2nd New York State Militia, Company H, on 23 January, 1862, dated 21 May, 1861.
Company I: CAPT. J J DELANEY
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on (?) April or May, 1861, and J J Delaney was appointed captain, 2nd New York State Militia, Company I, on 23 January, 1862, dated 21 May, 1861.
Company K: CAPT. J DARROW
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on (?) April or May, 1861, and J Darrow was appointed captain, 2nd New York State Militia, Company K, on 23 January, 1862, dated 21 May, 1861.
Howitzer Corps: CAPT. T P Mott
The company was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 21 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for the war as Mott's New York Light Artillery, Company B, at Washington, D. C., by First Lieutenant W L Elwood, 5th United States Infantry, Company C, on 19 July, 1861, dated 24 June, 1861. The company was redesignated the 3rd New York Independent Light Artillery on 7 December, 1861 (See the Mott's New York Light Artillery, Company B).
Engineer Corps: CAPT. E H SAGE
A detachment of twenty-five men were assigned to the 2nd New York State Militia, Corps Engineers, under the command of Captain E H Sage and First Lieutenant J Vanderpool, on 24 April, 1861, and Sergeant S Brower, 2nd New York State Militia, Corps Engineers, was assigned to command the 2nd New York State Militia, Corps Engineers, on 20 May, 1861.

Sources

"Col. Tompkinsis awaiting orders to go, and his regiment is busily engaged in making aditions to their ranks. Company E, Captain Byrne, has opened recruting offices at Nos 147 and 162 Fulton Street, and are prepared to provide men with complete uniforms."

The New York Herald, 23 April, 1861 - The Second Regiment

"New York, April 30. Steamer Star of the South has the Twenty-eighth Regiment on board, and will sail in the morning. The Columbia sails tomorrow with the Second Regiment. The Columbia sails tomorrow with the Second Regiment. The Harriet Lane will convoy them."

Boston Evening Transcript, 30 April, 1861 - New York

"The Second Regiment, Col. S. W. B. Tompkins, which has been for the past three weeks encamped at the Battery, left yesterday for Washington."

The Sun, 21 May, 1861 - Departure of the Second Regiment

"There is an artillery corps attached, commanded by Captain Mott, son of the distinguished doctor of that name. They bring with them 4 mounted howitzers, and one six pounder."

The New York Herald, 22 May, 1861 - Departure of the Second Regiment

"The second regiment of New York arrived in a special train about half past one o'clock yesterday, and immediately marched to the quarters provided for them in the Colonization building, and opposite the National Hotel. They left New York about eleven o'clock on Monday, and came direct through Baltimore, where they were well received. They number about nine hundred and fifty men, who are neatly uniformed and equipped. The uniform is blue army cap, dark blue jacket, and light blue pantaloons with a white stripe. They bring with them four brass howitzers and a field piece, which are worked by the howitzer corps of the regiment, numbering seventy-five men, under Captain Mott."

The National Republican, 22 May, 1861 - Arrival of troops

"The Second regiment of New York State Militia is completely disbanded, owing to the demoralisation and dissatifaction. Company H was mustered into Company I of the New York Fifth."

The Commercial Advertiser, 30 May, 1861 - Washington, Thursday, 30 May

"A squad of men, numbering one hundred and fifty, under command of Captains Reid and Kennedy, will leave the armory, corner of Seventh street and Hall place, this afternoon, for the purpose of joining the regiment in Washington."

The New York Herald, 8 June, 1861 - The Second Regiment

"Alderman Richard Barry, Captain of Company G, Second regiment New York State Militia, now encamped in Washington, will start tomorrow at six o'clock for Washington, with his company, to join the regiment."

The New York Herald, 12 June, 1861 - Second Regiment

"The third squad of recruits for this regiment, now in the service of the United States at Washington, will leave on Monday under charge of Captain Stead and Lieutenant Dimock."

The New York Herald, 15 June, 1861 - Second New York State Militia

"Lieutenants P. J. Downey and J. W. Dempsey have arrived from Washington. Lieut. Downey wishes 25 men for the artillery. He is recruiting at No.26 Cherry street. Lieut. Dempsey wishes 25 for Company H, light infantry. Recruiting office at corner of Hall place and Seventh street. To leave on Monday next."

The New York Tribune, 20 June, 1861 - Recruits for the Second Regiment

"The Second New York Regiment, Col. Tompkins, reached this point this morning at 3 A.M., just as dawn was beginning to manifest iteslf. The march across the river was made in good time and order, without occurance worthy of note."

The Evening Star, 24 June, 1861 - The Second New York Regiment move forward to Ball's Cross Roads: Ball's Crossroad, Alexandria County, Va., 9 A.M. 24 June, 1861

"A squad of 150 men to complete this regiment, now in the United States service, will leave the armory, corner of Seventh street and Hall place, this afternoon, for the regiment in Virginia, under command of Captain John Kennedy."

The New York Herald, 1 July, 1861 - Second Regiment, New York State Militia

"Among the recruits for the various regiments here, which will probably arrive this morning, are forty recruits for the second New York regiment, now encamped at Ball's Crossroads, and forty recruits for the Highlanders. A detachment of sappers and miners, and a large body of recruits for the Garibaldi Guard, who have all been recruited in New York city, within the past week, are also expected today. One hundred men, one hundred and twenty horses, and a number of ambulances, for the second Maine regiment, now stationed over the river, will also arrive today."

The National Republican, 8 July, 1861 - Recruits on the way

Books/ Manuscripts

New York in the War of Rebellion, 1861-1865, Volumes 1 & 4, by Frederick Phisterer

Supplement to the Official Records: Part II, Record of Events, Volume 45, Serial No.57: Record of events for Eighth-second New York Infantry, May 1861-June 1864, edited by James B Hewett

History of the 71st regiment, N.G, N.Y, American Guard, by Augustus Theodore Francis

Robert C. Schenck, U.S.A., Major General of Volunteers, published by order of Union Central Committee, 3rd Congressiona District, Ohio

The Union Army: A history of military affairs in the loyal states 1861-65, records of the regiments in the Union Army, cyclopedia of battles, memoirs of commanders and soldiers, Volume 2, New York, Maryland, West Virginia and Ohio

Notes

The 2nd New York State Militia was not order into active service under the call for 75,000 volunteer militia to serve three months on 15 April, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the call for 42,034 volunteers to serve three years, unless sooner discharged, on 20 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861.

Organisation of 2nd Regiment (328), First Brigade, First Division, New York State Militia, 8 January, 1861: Colonel G W B Tompkins, Lieutenant Colonel Vacant, Major J T Dimock; Company A (37), Captain C Graham; Company B (40), Captain T M Reid; Company C (19), Captain J Cromie; Company D (29), Captain J Kennedy; Company E (27), Captain P D Kelly; Company F (49), Captain J Brady; Company G (36), Captain L Jaehrling; Company H (44), Captain D DeCourcey; Company I, Captain Vacant; Company K, Captain Vacant

Accepted in state service, New York City, New York County, New York, 17 April-(?) April or May, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia, Companies A, B, and F, were accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 17 April, 1861; Company E on 18 April, 1861; Company G 28 April, 1861; Company C on 1 May, 1861; Company D (1st) on 2 May, 1861; and Companies H, I, and K, on (?) April or May, 1861.

Battery, on State Street & Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, 1 & 2 May, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia was ordered to the Battery, on State Street and Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, by Special Orders No.22, Headquarters, First Division, New York State Militia, New York City, New York County, New York, at 3 PM on 2 May, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861, and arrived at Camp Anderson, The Battery, on State Street and Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, the same day.

Note: The 55th New York State Militia was stationed at the Battery, on State Street and Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, on 1 May, 1861.

Battery, on State Street & Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 20-21 May, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia (950) was ordered to proceed by the ferry John P Jackson on the North or Hudson River at Jersey City Ferry, on Courtlandt Street, New York City, New York County, New York, to Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, at 11 AM on 20 May, 1861, and proceeded by the New Jersey Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 1.30 PM the same day. The regiment arrived by ferry on the Delaware River at Walnut Street Wharf, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 8 PM on 20 May, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Baltimore City, Maryland, at 11.30 PM the same day. The 2nd New York State Militia arrived at President Street Station, on President Street, Baltimore City, Maryland, in the morning on 21 May, 1861, and by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 1.30 PM the same day.

New Colonisation Society building, on the corner of Four & a Half Mile Street & Pennsylvania Anevue, & opposite the National Hotel, on the corner of Sixth Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., 21 May, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia was stationed at the new Colonisation Society building, on the corner of Four and a Half Mile Street and Pennsylvania Anevue, and opposite the National Hotel, on the corner of Sixth Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., on 21 May, 1861.

Special Orders No.89 1/2, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., 22 May, 1861: Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York State Militia, was ordered to assume immediate command of all the regiments of his State within the District of Columbia, and to report directly to general headquarters by Special Orders No.89 1/2, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861.

New Colonisation Society building, on the corner of Four & a Half Mile Street & Pennsylvania Anevue, & opposite the National Hotel, on the corner of Sixth Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, to the Eastern Branch of the Potomac or Anacostia River, on East Capitol Street, half a mile northeast of the Congressional burying ground, on E Street, between Eighteenth & Nineteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., 24 May, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia arrived at Camp Draper, Eastern Branch of the Potomac or Anacostia River, on East Capitol Street, half a mile northeast of the Congressional burying ground, on E Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., on 24 May, 1861.

Mustered in three years, Washington, D. C., 26 & 28 May & 1, 2, 6, 14, 16 & 17 June, 1861, dated 21 May, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia, Company H, was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Army, on 26 May, 1861, dated 21 May, 1861; Companies A and B on 28 May, 1861, dated 21 May, 1861; Company I on 1 June, 1861, dated 21 May, 1861; Company E on 2 June, 1861, dated 21 May, 1861; Company K on 6 June, 1861, dated 21 May, 1861; Company C on 14 June, 1861, dated 21 May, 1861; and Companies F and G (2nd) on 16 June, 1861, dated 21 May, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the 2nd New York State Militia (300/400) declined to take the oath and was disbanded at Washington, D. C., at 2 PM on 28 May, 1861. The detachment was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to New York City, New York County, New York, at 2 PM on 29 May, 1861, and arrived at at 12 PM on 30 May, 1861.

Recruiting duty, New York City, New York County, New York, 28 May, 1861: Captain J Brady, 2nd New York State Militia, Company F; Second Lieutenants W Murray, Jr., Company E; R Campbell, Company B, and W D Dimock, Company K, were ordered to Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to New York City, New York County, New York, by Headquarters State Guard, Second Regiment New York State Light Infantry, Camp Draper, Capitol Hill, east of the Capitol building, between East Capitol and First Streets, Washington, D. C., on 28 May, 1861.

Recruiting duty, New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 8-9 June, 1861: A detachment of eighty-five men of the 2nd New York State Militia, under the command of Captains J Kennedy, 2nd New York State Militia, Company D, and T M Reid, Company B, was ordered to Washington, D. C., at 5 PM on 8 June, 1861, and arrived by Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, in the afternoon on 9 June, 1861.

New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., Company G (2nd), 13-14 June, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia, Company G (2nd), under the command of Captain A R Barry, was ordered to Washington, D. C., at 6 PM on 13 June, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, in the afternoon on 14 June, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the 2nd New York State Militia (25), Company C, under the command of First Sergeant L Wallace, was ordered to Washington, D. C., at 6 PM on 13 June, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, in the afternoon on 14 June, 1861.

Recruiting duty, New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 18-17 June, 1861: A detachment of the 2nd New York State Militia (100), under the command of Captains C Graham, 2nd New York State Militia, Company A, and E B Stead, Company C, and Second Lieutenant W D Dimock, Company K, was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 17 June, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, in the afternoon on 18 June, 1861.

Recruiting duty, New York City, New York County, New York, 20 June, 1861: First Lieutenant P J Downey, 2nd New York State Militia, Howitzer Corps, was stationed at No.26 Cherry Street, New York City, New York County, New York, and First Lieutenant J W Dempsey, Comapny H, at the corner of Hall Place and Seventh Street, New York City, New York County, New York, on 20 June, 1861.

Note: Captain J Brady, 2nd New York State Militia, Company F, and Second Lieutenant R Campbell, Company B, were stationed at New York City, New York County, New York, on 24 June, 1861.

Eastern Branch of the Potomac or Anacostia River, on East Capitol Street, half a mile northeast of the Congressional burying ground, on E Street, between Eighteenth & Nineteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., to Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia, 23-24 June, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia was ordered across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., in the evening on 23 June, 1861, and arrived at Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 24 June, 1861.

Note: The 37th New York Infantry arrived at the Eastern Branch of the Potomac or Anacostia River, on East Capitol Street, half a mile northeast of the Congressional burying ground, on E Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., on 25 June, 1861 (See the 37th New York Infantry).

Recruiting duty, New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 24-25 June, 1861: A detachment of the 2nd New York State Militia (125), under the command of First Lieutenant J W Dempsey, 2nd New York State Militia, Company H, was ordered to Washington, D. C., at 5 PM on 24 June, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, in the afternoon on 25 June, 1861.

Note: The 2nd New York State Militia, Company G (1st), under the command of Captain L Jaehrling, was mustered in United States service as the 5th New York State Militia, Company K, at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Army, on 24 June, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington).

Recruiting duty, New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 3-4 July, 1861: A detachment of the 2nd New York State Militia, under the command of Captain J Kennedy, 2nd New York State Militia, Company D, and First Lieutenant P J Downey, Howitzer Corps, was ordered to Washington, D. C., at 5 PM on 3 July, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, in the afternoon on 4 July, 1861.

General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861: The 2nd New York State Infantry was assigned to the Second Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, under the command of Brigadier General R C Schenck, United States Army, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the 2nd New State Militia (40) arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., in the evening on 9 July, 1861.

Disposition of the Second Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, 15 July, 1861: Headquarters, Second Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, Brigadier General R C Schenck, United States Army, Riley's or Upton's Hill, one mile east of W Taylor's Tavern, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, Fairfax County, Virginia; 1st Ohio Infantry, Colonel A McD McCook, Riley's or Upton's Hill, one mile east of W Taylor's Tavern, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, Fairfax County, Virginia; 2nd Ohio Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel R Mason, Riley's or Upton's Hill, one mile east of W Taylor's Tavern, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, Fairfax County, Virginia; 2nd New York State Militia, Colonel G W B Tompkins, Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia; 2nd United States Artillery, Light Company E, Captain J H Carlisle, Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia

Advance to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 16-18 July, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike to Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 PM on 16 July, 1861, and arrived via Falls Church and Old Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening the same day. The regiment was ordered to Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 5.30 AM on 17 July, 1861, and arrived via Flint Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 1 PM the same day. The 2nd New York State Militia was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 17 July, 1861, and arrived three miles west of Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning the same day. The regiment was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 7 AM on 18 July, 1861, and arrived south of the Warrenton Turnpike, one and half miles west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning the same day.

Note: A detachment of the 2nd New York State Militia (50/60) was stationed in the vicinity of Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 16 July, 1861, and Brigadier General I McDowell, United States Army, arrived at Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 1.30 PM on 17 July, 1861.

South of the Warrenton Turnpike, one & half miles west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, to three quarters of a mile east of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Warrenton Turnpike to the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, at 2.30 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived south of the Warrenton Turnpike, three quarters of a mile east of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, at 5 AM the same day.

Retreat to Washington, D. C., 21-22 July, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 4 PM on 21 July, 1861, and to Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 5 PM the same day. The regiment arrived at Vienna via Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 3.30 AM on 22 July, 1861, and was ordered to Falls Church at Peach Grove (Post Office), Fairfax County, Virginia, at 5.30 AM the same day. The 2nd New York State Militia arrived at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., via Camp Upton, on Riley's or Upton's Hill, one mile east of Taylor's Tavern, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, one mile southeast of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 22 July, 1861, and was ordered across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, washington, D. C., to Washington, D. C., in the evening the same day.

Rendezvous at W Woodward's building, on the corner of Eleventh Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., 24 July, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia, the 11th New York Infantry, and the 1st Michigan Infantry were ordered to rendezvous at W Woodward's building, on the corner of Eleventh Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., at 12 PM on 24 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd New York State Militia was stationed in the vicinity of the tollgate at the junction of Piney Branch Road and Seventh Street Turnpike, half a mile north of Brightwood, two and a half miles north of Washington, D. C., on 5 August, 1861.

Redesignated 82nd New York Infantry, 7 December, 1861: The 2nd New York State Militia was redesignated the 82nd New York Infantry on 7 December, 1861.

Mustered out, New York City, New York County, New York, 25 June, 1864: The 82nd New York Infantry was mustered out at New York City, New York County, New York, on 25 June, 1864, and the men not entitled to be mustered out were consolidated as Companies A, B, C, D, and E on 22 May, 1864. The men of the 42nd New York Infantry not entitled to be mustered out were assigned to the 82nd New York Infantry on 28 June, 1864, and the 82nd New York Infantry was assigned to the 59th New York infantry, Companies E, F, G, H, and I, on 10 July, 1864 (See the Volunteers, Department of Washington).

Note: The three years' men of the 34th New York Infantry were assigned to the 82nd New York Infantry on 8 June, 1863 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington).

Brigadier General R C Schenck, United States Volunteers, Second Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army: R C Schenck, Ohio, was appointed brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.62, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861.

Organisation of Brigadier General C P Stone's brigade, Division of the Potomac, 4 August, 1861: Brigadier General C P Stone, United States Volunteers; 2nd New York State Militia; 34th New York Infantry; 42nd New York Infantry; 1st Minnesota Infantry

Note: The 2nd New State Militia was assigned to Brigadier General C P Stone's brigade, Division of the Potomac, by Special Orders No.10, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 4 August, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.19: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp373-377
Brigadier General R S Schenck, United States Volunteers, Second Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, dated 23 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.16: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp348-352
Brigadier General D Tyler, Connecticut Volunteers, First Division, McDowell's Army, dated Washington, D. C., 27 July, 1861