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New York State Adjutant General's Office Abstracts of National Guard Service in World War I


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Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives
New York State Education Department
Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
The series consists of abstracts for officers and enlisted men in units of the New York National Guard who were mustered into the U.S. Army during World War I. Each individual's entry includes: U.S. Army serial number; date and place of commission or enlistment; muster dates (N.Y. and U.S. with rank, company, and regiment); and date, rank, and reason (type of discharge or transfer) for leaving service. Sometimes additional remarks detail service overseas, promotions, or service conduct.
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Quantity:

30 cubic feet

Quantity:

96 volume(s)

Inclusive Dates:
1917-1919
Series Number:
13721

Arrangement

Arranged by military unit and therein alphabetical by name.

Administrative History

The Military Law of the Consolidated Laws of 1909 (nominally Chapter 41), as amended by Chapter 644 of the Laws of 1917, governed the New York National Guard during World War I. The New York National Guard was drafted into the service of the United States by presidential order effective August 5, 1917.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of an abstract of the service of officers and enlisted men in units of the New York National Guard who were mustered into the regular U.S. Army during World War I. The records were created pursuant to Chapter 75 of the Laws of 1919, which directed the Adjutant General to compile, collect, and preserve records relating to the wars in which the state participated.

The record for each individual usually provides the following data: name; U.S. Army serial number; date and place of commission or enlistment in state service; date of appearance for duty; dates of muster into service (N.Y. and U.S. with rank, company, and regiment); date and rank at time of leaving service; and reason for leaving service (type of discharge or transfer). Following these data are "remarks" which sometimes give details of such additional matters as service overseas, promotions, or conduct during service. At the bottom of the form is space to record: age; height; complexion; color of eyes and hair; birthplace; occupation; residence; marital status; and name of wife, parent, or guardian. These spaces are more often than not blank.

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Items Online

High resolution images of a portion of the muster rolls for the 15th New York National Guard Regiment "Harlem Hellfighters" are also available in State Archives Digital Collections.

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Related Material

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B0814, Muster Rolls of New York National Guard Units that Served in the U.S. Army During World War I contains related records.

B0808 Abstracts of World War I military service contains related records.

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Detailed Description

Contents Box

Accretion: 13721-83
1st Pioneer Infantry (1st Inf. NYNG) A - D 1
1st Pioneer Infantry (1st Inf. NYNG) E - K 1
1st Pioneer Infantry (1st Inf. NYNG) L - P 1
1st Pioneer Infantry (1st Inf. NYNG) Q - Z 2
105th Infantry (2nd Inf. NYNG) A - C 2
105th Infantry (2nd Inf. NYNG) D - G 2
105th Infantry (2nd Inf. NYNG) H - L 3
105th Infantry (2nd Inf. NYNG) M - P 3
105th Infantry (2nd Inf. NYNG) Q - S 3
105th Infantry (2nd Inf. NYNG) T - Z 4
108th Infantry (3rd Inf. NYNG) A - B 4
108th Infantry (3rd Inf. NYNG) C - E 4
108th Infantry (3rd Inf. NYNG) F - I 5
108th Infantry (3rd Inf. NYNG) J - M 5
108th Infantry (3rd Inf. NYNG) Mc - R 5
108th Infantry (3rd Inf. NYNG) S 6
108th Infantry (3rdInf. NYNG) T - Z 6
107th Infantry (7th Inf. NYNG) A - C 6
107th Infantry (7th Inf. NYNG) D - G 7
107th Infantry (7th Inf. NYNG) H - L 7
107th Infantry (7th Inf. NYNG) M - O 7
107th Infantry (7th Inf. NYNG) P - S 8
107th Infantry (7th Inf. NYNG) T - Z 8
51st Pioneer Infantry (10th Inf. NYNG) A - C 8
51st Pioneer Infantry (10th Inf. NYNG) D - G 8
51st Pioneer Infantry (10th Inf. NYNG) H - K 9
51st Pioneer Infantry (10th Inf. NYNG) L - Mc 9
51st Pioneer Infantry (10th Inf. NYNG) N - R 9
51st Pioneer Infantry (10th Inf. NYNG) S - Z 9
52nd Pioneer Infantry (12th Inf. NYNG) A - F 10
52nd Pioneer Infantry (12th Inf. NYNG) G - M 10
52nd Pioneer Infantry (12th Inf. NYNG) N - Z 10
2nd Pioneer Infantry (14th Inf. NYNG) A - C 11
2nd Pioneer Infantry (14th Inf. NYNG) D - H 11
2nd Pioneer Infantry (14th Inf. NYNG) I - M 11
2nd Pioneer Infantry (14th Inf. NYNG) Mc - R 11
2nd Pioneer Infantry (14th Inf. NYNG) S - Z 12
369th Infantry (15th Inf. NYNG) A - D [includes Harlem Hellfighters] 12
369th Infantry (15th Inf. NYNG) E - J [includes Harlem Hellfighters] 12
369th Infantry (15th Inf. NYNG) K - R [includes Harlem Hellfighters] 13
369th Infantry (15th Inf. NYNG) S - Z [includes Harlem Hellfighters] 13
106th Infantry (23rd Inf. NYNG) A - C 13
106th Infantry (23rd Inf. NYNG) D - G 13
106th Infantry (23rd Inf. NYNG) H - L 14
106th Infantry (23rd Inf. NYNG) M - O 14
106th Infantry (23rd Inf. NYNG) P - S 15
106th Infantry (23rd Inf. NYNG) T - Z 15
53rd Pioneer Infantry (47th Inf. NYNG) A - D 15
53rd Pioneer Infantry (47th Inf. NYNG) E - K 16
53rd Pioneer Infantry (47th Inf. NYNG) L - P 16
53rd Pioneer Infantry (47th Inf. NYNG) Q - Z 16
165th Infantry (69th Inf. NYNG) A - C 17
165th Infantry (69th Inf. NYNG) D - F 17
165th Infantry (69th Inf. NYNG) G - K 17
165th Infantry (69th Inf. NYNG) L - M 18
165th Infantry (69th Inf. NYNG) Mc - R 18
165th Infantry (69th Inf. NYNG) S - Z 18
54th Pioneer Infantry (71st Inf. NYNG) A - D 19
54th Pioneer Infantry (71st Inf. NYNG) E - K 19
54th Pioneer Infantry (71st Inf. NYNG) L - Q 19
54th Pioneer Infantry (71st Inf. NYNG) R - Z 20
55th Pioneer Infantry (74th Inf. NYNG) A - D 20
55th Pioneer Infantry (74th Inf. NYNG) H - O 20
55th Pioneer Infantry (74th Inf. NYNG) P - Z 21
104th Field Artillery (1stF.A.NYNG) A - F 21
104th Field Artillery (1stF.A.NYNG) G - M 21
104th Field Artillery (1st F.A. NYNG) N - Z 22
105th Field Artillery (2nd Field Artillery NYNG) A - K 22
105th Field Artillery (2nd Field Artillery NYNG) L - Z 22
106th Field Artillery (3rd Field Artillery NYNG) A - E 23
106th Field Artillery (3rd Field Artillery NYNG) F - K 23
106th Field Artillery (3rd Field Artillery NYNG) L - R 23
106th Field Artillery (3rd Field Artillery NYNG) S - Z 23
102nd Ammunition Train (1 Div. Amm. Train NYNG) A - K 24
102nd Ammunition Train (1 Div. Amm. Train NYNG) L - Z 24
102nd Sanitary Team (NY Sanitary Train) A - J 24
102nd Sanitary Team (NY Sanitary Train) K - Z 25
102nd Trains Hqs. & Military Police (Div. Hqs. Train & Military Police NYNG) A - Z 25
102nd Field Signal Battalion (1st Battalion NY Sig. Corps) A - Z 25
102nd Supply Train (Div. Supply Train NYNG) A - Z 26
102nd Regiment of Engineers (22nd Reg. of Engrs. NYNG) A - F 26
102nd Regiment of Engineers (22nd Reg. of Engrs. NYNG) G - M 26
102nd Regiment of Engineers (22nd Reg. of Engrs. NYNG) N - Z 27
QMC-NYNG 101st Field Bakery Co.; 102 MobOrdRepSh; 102nd Engineer Train; 102nd Trench Mortar Btry A - Z 27
104th M.G.Bn ; 106th M.G.Bn (1st Cavalry NYNG) A - D 27
104th M.G.Bn;106th M.G.Bn; (1st Cavalry NYNG) E - K 27
104th M.G.Bn;106th M.G.Bn (1st Cavalry NYNG) L - Q 28
104th M.G.Bn;106th M.G.Bn (1st Cavalry NYNG) R - Z 28
105th M.G. Battalion (Sq.A. Cavalry NYNG) A - Z 28
Hq 27th Div.&Dets; Hq Tr 27thDiv.; HqHq Det 2d, 4th 53d,54th Inf. Brigades; Hq Hq Det 52nd FA Brig A - Z 29
8th Coast Defense Command (NYNG) A - K 29
8th Coast Defense Command (NYNG) L - Z 29
9th Coast Defense Command (NYNG) A - K 30
9th Coast Defense Command (NYNG) L - Z 30
13th Coast Defense Command (NYNG) A - K 31
13th Coast Defense Command (NYNG) L - Z 31