The first complete, comprehensive history of a remarkable regiment that has long deserved greater recognition. Built on five years of in-depth research by the author into primary sources, most previously unknown. Based on letters and diaries of the men themselves. Includes many images of the officers and men of the 137th NY
In addition to his writing, Cleutz has delivered numerous presentations on the 137th New York and related Civil War topics to many organizations in New York and Pennsylvania.
Cleutz is a member of the Binghamton Civil War Roundtable, the Broome County Historical Society, the Adams County (PA) Historical Society, and the Glen Haven (NY) Historical Society.
Cleutz, a native Pennsylvanian, was born in Chambersburg, grew up in Mercersburg and Gettysburg, his family early settlers in Gettysburg and Hanover. A long-time resident of Binghamton, NY, he lives and writes in a 19th century farmhouse on the bank of the Susquehanna River, and at his summer home at Glen Haven on Skaneateles Lake.
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137th New York State Volunteers Col. David Ireland
Chancellorsville Culp’s Hill Gettysburg Hanover Wauhatchie Lookout Mountain Ringgold Resaca Kennesaw Mountain Peachtree Creek Atlanta Sherman’s March to the Sea Savannah Binghamton Ithaca Owego
4th Virginia Cavalry Jeb Stuart Mercersburg, PA Chambersburg, PA Upperville, VA