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23rd Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry
Active May 10, 1861 to May 22, 1863
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Gainesville
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of South Mountain
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville

The 23rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the "Southern Tier Regiment", was an infantry regiment of the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The regiment was organized in Elmira, New York on May 10, 1861 and was mustered in for a two year enlistment on July 2, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out of service on May 22, 1863, and those men who had signed three year enlistments were transferred to the 80th New York.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 17 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 53 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 72 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel Henry C. Hoffman

See also[]

  • List of New York Civil War regiments


  1. The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.


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