Major Davis C. Hartshorn


Major Davis C. Hartshorn's service and the formation of the 136th is dedicated with a memorial at at Letchworth State Park.

Inscription (one side)
"New York Civil War Parade Ground 1862-1865,
130th New York Regiment, Later 1st New York Dragoons and
136th New York Regiment of Infantry 1862,
State of New York Education Department, 1932"
"136th New York Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Corps Mustered on this field, September 26, 1862
Col. James Wood Jr.
Lieut. Col. Lester B. Faulkner
Major Davis C. Hartshorn
Mustered out at Washington, D.C. June 13, 1865
Erected State of New York 1933"

Inscription (other side)
"First New York Dragoons 130th New York Volunteer Infantry organized on this field August 11, 1862, left this field September 2, 1862
Colonel Alfred Gibbs
Lieutenant Colonel TJ Thorpe
Major Rufus Scott

Captured:
Prisoners 1,533
Pieces of artillery 19
Caissons 21
Artillery horses 240
Army wagons and ambulances 40
Animals of draught 160
Battle flags 4 with Sheridan in the Shanandoah Valley
Mustered out June 10, 1865 at Cloudsmills, Va."

Information by: Derick S. Hartshorn