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32nd Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry
Active May 31, 1861 to June 9, 1863
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements First Battle of Bull Run
Peninsular Campaign
Battle of South Mountain
Battle of Antietam
Chancellorsville Campaign

The 32nd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, also known as the "1st California Regiment", was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The regiment was organized in Staten Island, New York and was mustered in for a two year enlistment on May 31, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out of service on June 9, 1863, and those men who had signed three year enlistments or who re-enlisted were transferred to the 121st New York on April 19, 1864.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 8 officers and 37 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 1 officer and 53 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 99 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel

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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