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169TH NEW YORK INFANTRY MEMBERS BADGE
Item #: CWB12647
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2.5" IN HEIGHT AND LOOKS TERRIFIC IN HAND

The 169th, known as the Troy regiment, was recruited in the counties of Rensselaer and Washington and organized at Troy and Staten island. Cos. A to E were mustered into the U. S. service at Troy, Sept. 25, 1862, and the remaining companies at New Dorp, Staten island, Oct. 6, the term of enlistment being three years. The 169th left the state Oct. 9, 1862, for Washington. It achieved honorable distinction in the field, and is numbered by Col. Fox among the three hundred fighting regiments. He says: "The regiment was actively engaged in the defense of Suffolk, Va., where it served in Foster's brigade, Corcoran's division.

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