Brooklyn City Directory 1856/57


The number of enrolled militia in the State of New York in 1855 was, uniformed, 17,000; ununiformed, 300,00; making a total of 317,000, organized and comprised in 8 divisons, 32 brigadons and 75 regiments; also leaving 100,000 men exempt by virtue of having performed military and fireman's duty.


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