Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Printed At the Gazette and Comet Book and Job Office, 1864. Wraps. A Southern imprint recording the Civil War service of a New York volunteer regiment from Dutchess and Columbia counties, which was mustered for 3 years service in September of 1862, departing the Hudson River town of Hudson NY on the steamer 'Oregon'. Company H consisted of men from Fishkill, Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park and Beekman.
The 128th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, nicknamed Old Steady, was first attached to the defenses of Washington DC; then moved to New Orleans, taking part in the siege of Port Hudson, and then proceeded to Baton Rouge. They fought at Monett's Ferry, Winchester, Fisher's Hill, and Cedar Creek. They mustered out in July of 1865 at Savannah.
8vo, 15pp. Printed pink paper wrappers, with the seal of the 128th at the front wrapper. Tide mark in upper right corner, wrappers somewhat dusty. OCLC: 21738894 (2 copies), Brown University, and the Historic New Orleans Collection. Very good condition. Item #23681