Collection context

Summary

Creator:
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 100th (1862-1865)
Extent:
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Language:
English
Preferred citation:

Buffalo History Museum Research Library, Mss. B64-5, 100th New York Infantry Regiment Veterans Association Records.

Background

Scope and Content:

Includes minutes from annual reunions (1911-1951); general membership records and correspondence kept by the secretary; some materials related to veterans of 8th N.Y. Heavy Artillery Regiment; clippings related to the organization's activities; and official documents, including a muster roll (Co. B, 1865) and appointment of Edwin Nichols as Captain, 1864.

Organized into seven series:
  • I. Correspondence, notes and records.
  • II. Minutes from annual reunions.
  • III. Printed materials.
  • IV. Death register.
  • V. Account book.
  • VI. Photographs.
  • VII. Other official documents.
Biographical / Historical:

The 100th New York Regiment broke camp at Fort Porter in 1862 to join the Army of the Potomac in the Civil War; it originally numbered approximately 1,000 men. The regiment reunited annually, often together with Peter A. Porter's 8th N.Y. Heavy Artillery regiment.

Acquisition information:
100th Regiment Veterans Association; gift; 1956/10/14.
Processing information:

Reprocessed/retroconverted; 1991/12/30; Peter Nelson.

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

Researchers wishing to access this collection must apply for a Scholar Pass and present valid photo ID upon arrival to the library.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Written permission required to reproduce and/or publish. Information on use and fees may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives.

PREFERRED CITATION:

Buffalo History Museum Research Library, Mss. B64-5, 100th New York Infantry Regiment Veterans Association Records.

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
1 Museum Court
Bufalo, NY 14216, United States
CONTACT:
716-873-9644 ex
library@buffalohistory.org