"If anyone attempts to haul down the American Flag, shoot him on the spot!"
1799 * Ninth Regiment N.Y.S.M. * 1908
83rd New York Volunteers
The headquarters were located here and the organization marched away in defence of the Union-850 strong May 27, 1861-after a service of 3 years in the Army of the Potomac. The return "Home from the War" was with 17 officers and 78 enlisted men on June 11, 1864. It had taken part in 28 battles. Viz: Bull Run (1862), South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, etc., etc.