Units in Which Orleans County Citizens Served in the Civil War
1861 - 1865
UNIT AREA NICKNAME
21st a few from Orleans, First Buffalo Regiment.
27th, Company K - Albion, Union Regiment.
28th, Company D - Medina, Niagara Rifles, Scott Life Guard.
28th, Company G - Albion, Niagara Rifles, Scott Life Guard.
90th, Company I - Brooklyn, (Hancock Guard, or McClellan Chasseurs,
East New York, or McClellan Rifles)
104th, Wadworth Guards, or Livingston County Regiment
147th, Company C - Richland, Oswego Regiment.
164th, Company B - Lockport, (Corcoran Guard or Corcoran Zouaves or
Newfane, Seventh regiment or Irish Legion
Rochester, or Third regiment
Ridgeway or Corcoran's Irish Brigade or
and Buffalo. Buffalo Irish regiment)
3rd, (Van Alen Cavalry or Mix Cavalry)
6th, Company G - Binghamton, (Ira Harris Cavalry
Rochester, or Second Ira Harris Guard)
22nd, Company F - Rochester, Rochester Cavalry
2nd MOUNTED RIFLES Governor's Guard
Company A - Lockport,
Company E - Buffalo,
Company L - Barre,
17th, "Orleans Battery"