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    25th New York Volunteers - "Kerrigan Rangers"

    25th New York Volunteers - "Kerrigan Rangers"



    25th New York Volunteers Information

    The 25th, the "Kerrigan Rangers," was recruited in New York city and there mustered into the U.S. Service on June 26, 1861, for a two years' term. It encamped at Staten Island until July 3, when it left for Washington and on July 21 moved to Alexandria. It remained in this vicinity until October, when it was assigned to Martindale's brigade, Porter's division and stationed at Hall's hill, Va. In March, 1862, the brigade and division became a part of the 3d corps, Army of the Potomac, and moved to the Peninsula, where it participated in the siege of Yorktown and the battle of Hanover Court House. In the latter engagement the loss of the regiment was 158 killed, wounded and missing out of 349 engaged. Col. Kerrigan being severely wounded. At Gaines mill the regiment again displayed its heroism. It was held in reserve during the rest of that week, but was again active at Malvern hill, with a loss of I man killed and 17 wounded. The rest at Harrison's landing was welcomed by the troops, who remained in camp there until Aug. 15, when the 25th was ordered to Newport News, thence to Falmouth and Manassas, where it was engaged with slight loss. It was withdrawn to Hall's hill and soon joined in the Maryland campaign, but was held in reserve at Antietam, and camped at Sharpsburg until Oct. 30. It arrived in the vicinity of Fredericksburg about the middle of November; participated in the battle there with a loss of 40 in killed, wounded and missing; joined in the "Mud March" fiasco, and established winter quarters on the Fredericksburg railroad near Potomac creek. The regiment was not closely engaged in the Chancellorsville campaign and was mustered out at New York city June 26, 1863. During its term of service it lost 61 members by death from wounds and 28 members by death from accident, disease or other causes.

    Company Information
    We are a disciplined, well-trained and organised NA based unit for War of Rights. Our Officers and NCOs have experience when it comes to leading both in the field and in the drill camp, having served in multiple companies both in War of Rights and other games. We are a Semi-Serious Company that mixes Fun and Professionalism, we are not solely a group that plays War of Rights, we are a community that plays many different games to hopefully get to know each member better than just on a Company level.

    Recruitment
    Spectre's Profile: https://steamcommunity.com/id/25thNYV_Spectre/
    25th New York Discord: https://discord.gg/3zTGAMu
    Steam Group: https://steamcommunity.com/groups/25thNYV
    Enlistment Sheet: https://forms.gle/JZ8ECTC8iw8UFj5H7

    If interested please do get into contact with myself through any of these links

    I hope to see you on the field

    - Captain Spectre
    Commanding Officer

    Last edited by Speckles; 11-11-2019 at 03:40 AM.

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    Good Luck Gents!
    James Wesley, Adjutant 88th New York

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    Thanks mate

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