30th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment

30th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry
Active June 1, 1861 to June 18, 1863
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Second Bull Run
Battle of South Mountain
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Chancellorsville
John Purroy Mitchel and General Leonard Wood reviewing the 30th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment on January 20, 1915

The 30th New York Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War from the state of New York. It was a part of the famed Eastern Iron Brigade in the Army of the Potomac.

The 30th New York was mustered into service on June 1, 1861, and mustered out of service on June 18, 1863, following expiration of its enlistment term. Col. Edward Frisby initially commanded the regiment, which was organized in Troy, New York. Originally enlisted soldiers for two-year enlistments and later received 3-year men, who were later folded into the 76th New York Infantry on May 24, 1863.

Total strength and casualties

The regiment suffered 6 officers and 72 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 31 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 111 fatalities.[1]


See also


  1. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnyinf3.htm 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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