During the Civil War, Colonel Simeon Sammons received authority to recruit a regiment in the counties of Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, and Saratoga, with headquarters at Fonda. On August 26, 1862, it mustered into the service of the United States for three years. Join local historian David Brooks in an exploration of the history of the “Iron-Hearted Regiment.” Journey along with them from Upstate NY to the Deep South and back. Discover the battles they faced on the front line and those experienced from within.
This event is sponsored by the Piseco Historical Society