[Troy, New York: 1861]. Broadsheet, 16.5" x 20". Printed muster roll for Company C, completed in manuscript in several columns: names of soldiers, rank, age, enlistment information, period of enlistment [all for two years], number of miles to place of rendezvous, and remarks. Certified and signed by Barent M. Van Voast, June 1, 1861, at Camp Union, Troy, N.Y. Old folds. Very Good.
Members of Company C of the 30th Regiment were enlisted for two years under the command of Capt. Barent M. Van Voast, and Lieut. Manse V.V. Smith. They were mustered in between April 23 and May 28, 1861, mostly at Schenectady and Albany. This muster roll lists one Ensign, four Sergeants, four Corporals, two Musicians, and 78 Privates. Capt. Van Voast was dismissed on March 7, 1862 and succeeded by M.V.V. Smith.
The 30th Regiment left immediately to serve in the defenses of Washington, D.C., where they stayed until March of 1862. They later took part in the Battles of Groveton, Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville. During their service, this Regiment lost six Officers and 72 Enlisted men as a result of death from combat, and two Officers and 31 Enlisted men as a result of disease. [New York Division of Military and Naval Affairs.]. Item #27712