47th New York Volunteer Infantry
47th New York Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Hempstead, N. Y., May 24, 1898, with 47 officers and 968 enlisted men.
- Headquarters and Companies B, C, I, F, K, and G left Hempstead June 9; arrived at Fort Adams, R. I., June 10
- Companies C, H, L, and M left Hempstead June 14; arrived at Fort Adams June 15
- Companies A and E left Hempstead June 9; arrived at Fort Greble, R. I., June 10
- Companies A and E left Fort Greble July 19; arrived at Fort Adams July 21
- Sailed from Fort Adams, R. 1., October 10; arrived at Porto Rico October 16
- Stationed at Caguas, Humacoa, Rio Piedras, Viegues, Guayama, Tajardo, Carolina, Cayey, Aibonito, P. R.
- Sailed from Arroyo on steamship "Manitoba" March 4, 1899; arrived at New York City March 10
Mustered out of the service of the United States at Brooklyn, N. Y., March 31, 1899, with 47 officers and 1,034 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-none. Enlisted men-died of disease, 7; killed by accident, 2; murdered, 1; deserted, 43.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581