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Camp Union, Civil War Training Camp, Potsdam, NY

By: Potsdam Historian

Camp Union was build in a field above Grove Street, bordered by Market Street, May Road, and Leroy Street. It was the home of the 92nd New York Volunteers, organized by Jonah Sanford. In 1832, Jonah Sanford was appointed a brigadier general of the NYS militia. Sanford was with the 92nd regiment until he resigned, due to his advanced age. 

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