1.The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies 128 Volumes. U.S. War Department. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880-1902.
Known as the Official Records-Armies or OR-Armies, there are nearly 200 references to the 106th NY in the OR (see Volume 128, the General Index) as well as to the brigades, divisions and corps of which it formed a component. For example, Series I, Volume 29, Part I, pages 785-786 contain the report by Lt Col Townsend, Commanding Officer of the 106th NY, of the 26 Nov - 3 Dec 1863 Mine Run Campaign. The report just previous to that one is by Col Smith, commanding the Third Division's Third Brigade. The OR is generally available in major public and university libraries as well as U.S. Government Depository Libraries.
2. Two New York books deal in detail with 106th NY personnel:
a. NY Adjutant General's Office. Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1902, Serial No. 33. Albany: The Argus Co., 1903. Pages 1204-1381 contain a register of soldiers of the 106th NY. Arranged alphabetically, each of the 1402 entries lists age, enlistment date and location, company, and key incidents including promotions, reductions, capture, wounding, death on the field or from disease, and muster out data.
b. Phisterer, Frederick, comp. New York in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 3rd ed. Albany: J.B. Lyon Co., 1912. Pages 3242-3257 of volume 4 contain a regimental summary, casualty summary and officer descriptive roster (this last data has the same information as the 1902 Adjutant General's report, above).3.Two books have good summaries of 106th regimental data:
a. Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Compiled and Arranged from Official Records of the Federal and Confederate Armies, Reports of the Adjutant Generals of the Several States, 3 vol. Des Moines: Dyer Publishing Co., 1908; reprint, 1 vol., Dayton, OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1990.106th NY is on page 1447.
b. Fox, William F. Regimental Losses in the American Civil War 1861-1865. Albany, New York: Albany Publishing Co., 1889; reprint, Dayton, OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1985. 106th NY is on page 221.
4. Local area histories, available at a number of local libraries, museums and the St. Lawrence County Historical Association (SLCHA) in Canton, NY also contain 106th NY data:
a. Curtis, Gates, ed. Our County and its People: A Memorial Record of St. Lawrence County, New York. Syracuse: D. Mason & Co., 1894.106th NY is on pages 196-200.
b. Everts, L.H. History of St. Lawrence County, New York. Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & Co., 1878; reprint, Interlaken, NY: Heart of the Lakes Publishing, 1982. 106th NY is on pages 475-484 and a roster by company is on pages 496-499.
c. Dumas, E.L. and N.E. History of Massena: The Orphan Town. Massena, NY: Massena Printing, 1977. 106th NY is on pages 85-91 and 176-179.
d. Bogardus, Lorraine B. River Reflections: A Short History of Morristown, New York. Worcester, MA: Danbe Press, 1988. 106th NY is on pages 56, 78 and 79.
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