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  1. 12/31/2013
    Ben Groesbeck

    Thanks for the links, you are quite the author. Great reviews on your writings. We are so fortunate to have such great talent in our community.

    • 01/2/2014
      Admin

      Ben, you are too kind. I only conpile pictures and info that may be of interest to others. Some you sent me will be added today either here or in MysteryAncestors.com. You send such great pictures. Deanna

  2. 06/17/2014

    Cazare Busteni Pensiune

    When I originally commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get three e-mails with the
    same comment. Is there any way you can remove me
    from that service? Thanks a lot!

    • 06/17/2014
      Admin

      Cazare,
      Is it possible you have this site mixed up with another? This is the first comment I have received from you.
      Deanna

  3. 10/25/2014
    Karin Book

    I have an 1890 Veteran’s Schedule that lists my ancestor, David McKay. He lived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as early as 1870 but he was not originally from Pittsburgh. On the Veteran’s Schedule, it says next to his name “Co C 19th NY Cav” and the dates April 1862 to July 1864. Would the Co C 19th Cav be the same as the NY Dragoons?

    • 10/25/2014
      Admin

      Hello Karin,
      It’s been awhile since working with the history of the First New York Dragoons. Have been spending my spare time in adding pictures to the website.

      130th regiment of infantry was designated 19th regiment of cavalry: August 11, 1863
      19th regiment of cavalry was designated 1st regiment of dragoons: September 10, 1863

      The 130th Regiment of New York Volunteer Infantry was converted into a mounted regiment, July 28, 1863 and August 11, 1863, and designated the 19th Regiment of Cavalry; September 10, 1863, this designation was changed to 1st Regiment of Dragoons, under which heading the sketch of the regiment will be found. Source: New York Military Museum and Veterans Research Center

      The First New York Dragoons and the NY 130th are considered one-in-the same.

      I checked the roster in my book, Civil War History and Roster of the First New York Dragoons. Unfortunately didn’t find David McKay in company C. so, looked in the complete roster but still didn’t see him. Don’t give up.

      You might check with the Warsaw Historical Society. They are located at the Gates House Museum, 15 Perry Avenue Warsaw, NY 14569. (585) 786-5240. gateshouse@basicISP.net My info on the phone number and email address is old but, won’t hurt to give them a try. Please let me know what you find.
      Good luck, Deanna

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