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39th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry
Active May 22, 1861 to July 1, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of First Bull Run
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of the Wilderness

Siege of Petersburg

The 39th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the "Garibaldi Guard", was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The regiment was organized in New York City, New York and sent to Washington, D.C. and was mustered in for a ? year enlistment on June 8, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out of service on July 1, 1865, and those men who had signed three year enlistments or who re-enlisted were transferred to the 185th New York.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 8 officers and 107 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 158 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 274 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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