23 June 2010

The New York City Regiment

The 78th New York, was known as the New York City Regiment even though only three companies were from the city. The rest of the men were raised in Rochester, Utica, Buffalo and Bath NY. The 198 men of Brigadier General George Sears Greene's 3rd Brigade of the Twelfth Corp were commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Herbert von Hamerstein.

The 78th would loose 30 men on Culp's Hill.