History Of The 125 NYVI

The regimental history has been reproduced for those those wanting to purchase a copy of it.  The original regimental history was written by its Chaplain, Ezra Simons and is available form Higgins Books.  Other information given in this brief history were obtained from Phister’s.

We add to this page as more of the history of the 125th comes to our attention.  If you have any new information on the men of the 125th that you would like to share, please feel free to contact us so we can share the information with all interested in the original 125th New York State Volunteer Infantry.

125th NY Infantry ( 3-years )Flag
Organized: Troy, NY on 8/27/62
Mustered Out: 6/5/65 at Alexandria, VA

Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded: 15
Officers Died of Disease, Accidents, etc.: 1
Enlisted Men Killed or Mortally Wounded: 112
Enlisted Men Died of Disease, Accidents, etc.: 112
(Source: Fox, Regimental Losses)

List of Assignments

From the diary of Francis Hagadorn

Books about the 125th NYSVI