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