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They enlisted primarily in four different regiments.
These included the 6th New York Heavy Artillery, the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry, the 17th New York Volunteers, and the 15th NY National Guard.
The population of Yonkers was 195,976 as enumerated in the 2010 United States Census and is estimated to have increased by 2.5% to 200,807 in 2016.
Yonkers's later growth rested largely on developing industry.
In 1853, Elisha Otis invented the first safety elevator and the Otis Elevator Company opened the first elevator factory in the world on the banks of the Hudson near what is now Vark Street.
In total, seventeen Yonkers residents were killed during the Civil War.
Aside from being a manufacturing center, Yonkers played a key role in the development of entertainment in the United States.