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September marks the 150th anniversay of 127th New York Regiment! 

September 8, 1862:  The 127th New York Infantry Regiment  was officially mustered into service on Staten Island, NY under Colonel William GurneyLt. Colonel Stuart Woodford and Major Edward Little.

View and read a "Monitors" recruiting pamphlet penned by Captain William Howland.

Read the first-hand account of life at Camp Washington on Staten Island as the men prepare to move to "dixie" in a letter dated September 3, 1862 and another letter written by David T. Conklin, Co. H to his "dearest wife" Julia. 

September 10, 1862: The regiment departs Staten Island and heads south for duty in defense of Washington, D.C. in the 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Corp.