[Troy, New York: 1861]. Broadsheet, 16.5" x 20". Printed muster roll for Company I, completed in manuscript in several columns: names of soldiers, rank, age, enlistment information, period of enlistment, number of miles to place of rendezvous, and remarks. Old folds. Very Good.
Members of Company I of the 30th Regiment were enlisted for two years under the command of Capt. John M. Landon, and Lieut. Samuel D. Potts. They were mustered in on May 13, 1861, mostly at Troy, New York. This muster roll lists one Ensign, four Sergeants, four Corporals, two Musicians [added later in pencil], and 70 Privates. William Morse, enlisted as Private, died on August 30, 1862 at the Second Manassas, three months after having been promoted to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. Lieut. Potts was transferred to Company C in November of 1862 and was promoted to the rank of Captain.
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 #27716