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    39th New York Company F (Danish Regiment)


    Hello and Welcome

    We are some Danish folks who is starting a regiment and working to Achieve a good number of Danes.

    History of the regiment

    This regiment, raised by the Union Defense Committee of New York city, under special authority from the War Department, was accepted by the State May 27, 1861; organized and recruited at New York city under Col. Frederick George D'Utassy, and mustered in the service of the United States for three years at Washington, D. C., June 6, 1861, to date from May 28, 1861. Three companies consisted of Germans, three of Hungarians, one of Swiss, one of Italians, one of Frenchmen, and one of Spaniards and Portuguese. May 31, 1863, the regiment was consolidated into four companies: A, B, C and D; new companies were organized in the field from recruits: E December 8; F December 14; G December 19; H December 30, 1863; I and K in January, 1864. Companies A, B, C and D were mustered out in New York city June 24, 1864, those not entitled to be discharged having previously been transferred to other companies; and the regiment, six companies, E, F, G, H, I and K, retained in service. In October, 1864, a new Company D, enlisted principally at Malone for one year, joined the regiment; June 2, 1865, the members of the regiment not to be mustered out with it were transferred to the 185th Infantry.
    The regiment left the State May 28, 1861; served at and near Washington, D. C., from June 1, 1861; in the 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, from July 13, 1861; in Blenker's Brigade, Division of Potomac, from August 4, 1861; in Stahel's Brigade, Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, from October 15, 1861; in 1st Brigade, same division, Mountain Department, from April, 1862; in White's Brigade, Army of Virginia, at Winchester, Va., from July, 1862; at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., from September, 1862; at Camp Douglass, Chicago, Ill., from September 27, 1862; near Washington, D.C., 1st Brigade, Casey's Division, defenses of Washington, from December, 1862; in January, 1863, in 3d Brigade, Casey's, later Abercrombie's Division, 22d Corps; in 3d Brigade, 3d Division, 2d Corps, Army of the Potomac, from June 25, 1863; in the 3d, and for a time in the Consolidated, Brigade, 1st Division, 2d Corps, Army of the Potomac, from March, 1864; and was honorably discharged and mustered out, under Col. Augustus Funk, July I, 1865, except (new) Company D, which had been mustered out, June 7, 1865, at Alexandria, Va.

    Roster
    Company Leaders
    Major Mathias Smith
    Kaptajn Mads Bourbon

    Platoon Leader
    Løjtnant Solomon Smith

    NCO's
    Chef Sergent Roy Rogers
    Sergent Kurt Smith
    Sergent Magnus Heede

    Enlisted Men
    Menig Adolf A. Himler
    Menig Fry Mea River
    Menig James Jefferson
    Menig Jason Bourbon
    Menig Jason Smith
    Menig Johnny McFly
    Menig Jones Anderson
    Rekrut David
    Rekrut Lucas Eriksen
    Rekrut Michael Loeth
    Rekrut Peter Johnson

    Last edited by Mads Bourbon; 11-27-2018 at 05:37 PM.

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    Thank you Mr. O'Rourke

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    Good luck to our Danish!
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    Thank you both

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    Good Luck Sir! Greetings from Germany

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    Thank you

    Mr. Sturm

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