03 September 2012

Which 116th?

From Virginia Tech Library's Special Collections:  Appalachian History: Manuscript Resources in Special Collections.

116th REGIMENT, NEW YORK INFANTRY.M LETTER, 1863. 0.1 cu. ft. Collection consists of a letter discussing business conditions surrounding the 116th NY.
The finding aid linked to the entry indicated that the 116th Regiment was from OHIO, and were located in September 1863 near Martinsville, Virginia (now West Virginia).

The 116th of NY was in the Texas/Louisiana area in September 1863.  The 116th Ohio was in Martinsville in the fall of 1863.

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