Danbury, CT: Danbury Medical Printing, Co., Inc, 1907. First edition. Hardcover. Dutchess County, New York history of the regiment throughout the Civil War. Includes roster of the regiment and many personal histories of Dutchess County residents.
The 150th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment in the Union Army which was mustered October 10, 1862, and mustered out June 8, 1865. Its finest hour was at Gettysburg on July 3, where the regiment held Culp's Hill and stopped the Confederates from breaking through.
The regiment included Companies A through K, recruiting from Poughkeepsie, Amenia, Clinton, Pleasant Valley, Hyde Park, Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Milan, Beekman, LaGrange and Fishkill. It took part in Civil War battles including Gettsyburg, the Atlanta Campaign, the March to the Sea, and the Carolinas Campaign.
Nevins I, p. 73. states "The too-short narrative in this huge work concentrates on personal incidents within the regiment." A rare volume.
8vo, xv, 512pp, 2 pp, frontispiece & 2 photographic plates. Original maroon pebbled cloth, gilt title at spine. Corners and spine ends rubbed; inner hinge starting, but holding; previous owner name plate at ffep. Very good condition. Item #24072