137th Infantry

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137th Infantry

This regiment, recruited in the counties of Tompkins, Tioga and Broome—the 24th senatorial district—was organized at Binghamton, and was there mustered into the U. S. service for three years on Sept. 25-26, 1862. It left on the 27th, 1,007 strong, for Harper's Ferry.

Died of disease:

  • Jacob C. Batcher a native of Berne was a 28 year old Corporal in Company A when he died of “camp fever” at Harpers Ferry, WVA in the 12th Army Corps Hospital on December 28, 1862.