Unit: 117th New York
Unit Affiliation: (1), 2, X
Title: A History of the One Hundred and Seventeenth Regiment, N.Y. Volunteers, [Fourth Oneida] from the date of its organization. August 1862, till that of its muster out
Author: Mowris, J.A.
BTC’s Take: This relatively early (1866) regimental history by the regimental surgeon J.A. Mowris covers a unit which was mostly on the Bermuda Hundred front during its stay at the Siege of Petersburg from June-December 1864 as a member of the 10th Corps and later the 24th Corps. Mowris provides a pretty detailed look at the battles of the Siege of Petersburg, especially the Second Battle of Petersburg and the Battle of the Crater.
BTC Siege of Petersburg Book Notes:
Publisher: Hartford, Case, Lockwood, & Co.
Publication Date: 1866
ISBN-13: 978-1113855817 (2009 BiblioBazaar reprint)
Links to Read/Buy:
- A History of the One Hundred and Seventeenth Regiment, N.Y. Volunteers (Google Books)
- A History of the One Hundred and Seventeenth Regiment, N.Y. Volunteers (Amazon.com)
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