Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

23rd N.Y. Vol.

Artist – Alfred R. Waud; drawing on cream paper : pencil ; 18.9 x 10.3 cm. (sheet).

Library of Congress image.


Wikipedia: The 23rd New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the “Southern Tier Regiment”, was an infantry regiment of the Union Army during the American Civil War. The regiment was organized in Elmira, New York on May 10, 1861 and was mustered in for a two year enlistment on July 2, 1861. The regiment was mustered out of service on May 22, 1863, and those men who had signed three year enlistments were transferred to the 80th New York.


digital file from original item, rectoImage has been digitally enhanced.

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