Identified 137th New York Infantry cdv of Captain William Sage who served the whole war until June of 1865 with the 137th New York Infantry. Price and details soon...
William Newton Sage
Residence was not listed; 34 years old.
Enlisted on 9/3/1862 at Binghamton, NY as a 1st Lieutenant.
On 9/3/1862 he was commissioned into "F" Co. NY 137th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 6/9/1865 at Bladensburg, MD
On 8/2/1865 he was commissioned into "B" Co. US CT 39th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 12/4/1865
(Subsequent service in US Army from 02/23/1866 until
* Capt 8/6/1863 (As of Co. C)
* 2nd Lieut 8/2/1865 (As of Co. B 39th USCT Infantry)
* 1st Lieut 11/9/1865 (1st Lieut & Quartermaster)
Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* 8/6/1863 from company F to company C
* 11/9/1865 from company B to Field & Staff
Gettysburg Campaign June 11-July 24. The 137th New York played a pivotal part in the Battle of Gettysburg. It was this unit that on the night of July 2, repulsed the Confederate attack on the previously abandoned works on Culp's Hill. They were the extreme right flank of the Union lines on that night. Stretched at double interval, there were times where the unit was taking fire from three sides.