141st Regiment New York Ribbons - Collection of 8 ribbons. Includes "Second Annual RE-UNION OF CO. F., 141st REGIMENT, N.Y.S. VOLS. HORNELLSVILLE N.Y. AUGUST 22, 1891", Two fifth annual reunion ribbons, thirteenth, two eighteenth, and two nineteenth annual reunion ribbons. Ribbons are in good condition.
Colonel Samuel G. Hathaway, Jr., received authority, August 14, 1862, to recruit this regiment in the then 27th Senatorial District of the State; it was organized at Elmira, and there mustered in the service of the United States for three years September 11, 1862. June 1, 1865, the men not to be mustered out with the regiment were transferred to the 60th Infantry.
The companies were recruited principally: A at Orange, Havana, Piermont, Hector, Cayuta, Reading, Dix and Catharine; B at Havana, Tyrone, Wayne, Orange, Catharine, Cayuta, Hornby, Dix, Bradford and Hector; C at Elmira, Chemung and Van Etten; D at Corning; E at Bath, Corning, Erwin, Thurston, Avoca, Campbell and Wheeler; F at Hornellsville, Fremont and Dansville; G at Rathbone, Addison, Tuscarora, Woodhull and Elmira; H at Canisteo, Howard, Greenwood, West Union and Bath; and I and K at Elmira.
The regiment left the State September 15, 1862; it served at Laurel Hill, Middle Department, 8th Corps, from September 16, 1862; in the defenses of Washington, in Casey's Division, from October 1862; in 2d Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, from December, 1862; in the same, 22d Corps, from February, 1863; in 3d, Potter's, Brigade, Gurney's Division, Department of Virginia, at Suffolk, Va., from April, 1863; in 2d Brigade, Gordon's Division, 7th Corps, from May, 1863; in 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 4th Corps, from June, 1863; in 2d Brigade, 3d Division, nth Corps, from July, 1863; in 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2Oth Corps, from April, 1864; and, commanded by Col. Andrew J. McNett, it was honorably discharged and mustered out June 8, 1865, near Washington, D. C.
During its service the regiment lost by death, killed in action, 3 officers, 38 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 1 officer, 33 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 2 officers, 172 enlisted men; total, 6 officers, 243 enlisted men; aggregate, 249; of whom 10 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy.
Inventory Number: VET 072