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New York State Civil War Muster Rolls:
Second Infantry Regiment, New York State Volunteers, Company B

[This information is from Vol. I, pp. 42-43 of A Record of the Commissioned Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and Privates, of the Regiments which were organized in the State of New York and called into the service of the United States to assist in supressing the rebellion caused by the secession of some of the Southern States from the Union, A. D. 1861, as taken from the Muster-in Rolls on file in the Adjutant General's Office, S. N. Y., (Albany, N. Y.: Comstock & Cassidy, Printers, 1864). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 973.7 N531, and page images may be viewed via the University of Michigan's Making of America project and Google Books. Some abbreviated names have been expanded and some of the formatting of the original may have been altered slightly for ease of reading.]

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Muster Roll of Captain William A. Olmstead's Company, in the 2d New York Regiment of Volunteer Militia, commanded by Colonel Joseph B. Carr, called into the service of the United States by Proclamation of the President, from the 14th day of May, 1861, (date of this muster) for the term of two years, unless sooner discharged.

Names, Present and Absent
(Privates in Alphabetical Order)
RankAgeJoined for Duty and EnrolledTravelingValuation in Dollars, ofRemarks*
WhenWhereBy Whom EnrolledPeriodmiles to*miles from*HorsesHorse Equipments
Olmstead, William A.Captain26May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Haddock, T. Clement1st Lieut.21May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Churchill, LeeEnsign25May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Gardner, Charles H.1st Sergt.24May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Caswell, Andrew J.Sergeant31May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Ruth, AndrewSergeant27May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Weaver, Benjamin A.Sergeant30May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Risdorf, GeorgeCorporal28May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Forcey, TheodoreCorporal35May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Rankin, David M.Corporal18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
French, JamesCorporal27May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Davis, John B.Musician21May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Cocks, JosephMusician29May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Ayliffe, Charles W.Private20May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Bussey, JohnPrivate22May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Boltwood, Frederick Jr.Private18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Brower, OrsonPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Bates, Charles K.Private21May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Boyce, JohnPrivate41May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Brown, RobertPrivate21May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Brown, JohnPrivate32May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Boyle, JohnPrivate19May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Burns, ThomasPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Carroll, JohnPrivate22May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Cunningham, JohnPrivate19May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Cornick, ThomasPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Curran, ArthurPrivate26May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Cannon, JamesPrivate34May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Cannon, PatrickPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Carnell, Joseph W.Private19May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Dyer, George A.Private18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Dunham, HenryPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Doyle, ThomasPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Dorin, JamesPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Downing, Levinus V.Private34May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Farrell, DanielPrivate30May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Farrell, MichaelPrivate23May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Flood, JamesPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Garrison, EliasPrivate22May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Hoar, ThomasPrivate25May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Hill, RobertPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Haskins, CharlesPrivate19May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Horn, TheodorePrivate25May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Hazard, Miron A.Private18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Holsopple, AnthonyPrivate20May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Jones, LanistonPrivate24May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Jahn, WilliamPrivate20May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Kerrigan, PatrickPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Kaveny, JohnPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Lawton, GeorgePrivate25May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Lucey, JohnPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Licker, Peter B.Private18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Langley, RichardPrivate21May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Mott, HenryPrivate35May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Merrill, JamesPrivate24May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Murray, GeorgePrivate27May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Murray, HenryPrivate19May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
McLoughlin, HenryPrivate23May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
McSweeney, MichaelPrivate22May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Miller, JohnPrivate23May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Mitchell, JohnPrivate20May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Priest, HoracePrivate23May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Porter, Oliver H.Private23May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Pike, James K. P.Private18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Parker, CharlesPrivate24May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Russell, JamesPrivate20May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Richards, BenjaminPrivate43May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Robson, PeterPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Smith, John A.Private32May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Scott, William C.Private22May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Truesdell, CalvinPrivate18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Thomas, John E.Private18May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Traynore, JamesPrivate22May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Usher, Winfield S.Private22May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Vickers, HenryPrivate32May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Wilson, WilliamPrivate23May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     
Tyler, Levinus A.Private21May 14, 1861New YorkCapt. of Co.2 years     

I certify, on honor, that this Muster Roll exhibits the true state of Captain William A. Olmstead's company of the 2d Regiment Volunteer Militia, for the period herein mentioned; that each man answers to his own proper name in person; and that the remarks set opposite the name of each officer and soldier are accurate and just.

William A. Olmstead, Captain Commanding the Company

Date — May 14, 1861.  Station — Troy, N. Y.

I certify, on honor, that I have carefully examined the men whose names are borne on this Roll, and their equipments, and have accepted them into the service of the United States for the term of two years, from this 14th day of May, 1861.

L. Sitgreaves, Capt. Topo. Engineers, Mustering Officer

Date — May 14, 1861.  Station — Troy, N. Y.


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