Union Regimental Histories

 

New York

 

1st Regiment "Lincoln" Cavalry

"Carbine Rangers," "1st U.S. Vol. Cavalry," "Sabre Regiment." Organized at New York City July 16-August 31, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., by Detachments, July 31-September 7, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington and Alexandria to October 4, 1861. Franklin's and Heintzelman's Divisions, Army of the Potomac, to March 24, 1862. Cavalry, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to May, 1862. Cavalry, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July 8, 1862. 1st Cavalry Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. 4th Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862. Averill's Cavalry Command, 8th Army Corps, Middle Dept., to November, 1862. Defenses Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle Dept., to January, 1863. Milroy's Command, Winchester, Va., 8th Army Corps, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps, February, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Pierce's Brigade, Dept. of the Susquehanna, to August, 1863. McReynolds' Cavalry Brigade, Dept. of West Virginia, to November, 1863. Cavalry Brigade, 1st Division, Army of West Virginia, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Middle Military Division and Army Potomac, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, to June, 1865.

SERVICE--Duty In the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Scout to Accotink August 18, 1861. Skirmish at Pohick Church August 18 (Co. "C"). Reconnaissance to Pohick Church and Accotink River November 12 (Cos. "B," "C" and "G"). Opequan November 12 (Co. "G"). Fairfax Court House November 27. Annandale Church December 2. Sangster's Station March 9, 1862. Burke Station March 10. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula. (Co. "E" detached as escort to wagon trains on the Peninsula) Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. West Point May 7. Mechanicsville May 22. Hanover C. H. May 27. Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Hanover C. H. June 13. Oak Grove June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines Mill and Garnett's Farm June 27. Garnett's and Golding's Farms June 28. Savage Station and Willis Church June 29. White Oak Swamp June 30. Glendale June 30. Malvern Cliff June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Cold Harbor July 1. Crew's Farm, Carter's Hill, July 2. Gum Run Swamp July 3. Long Bridge Road July 9. Harrison's Landing July 31. Stevensburg, Raccoon Ford and Brandy Station August 20. Cacapon Bridge, Md., September 6. Seneca Creek September 6. Hyattstown September 9-10. Frederick City September 12. Emmettsburg September 13-15. Antietam September 16-17. Williamsport September 19. Near Shepherdstown September 20. Blue's Gap, W. Va., October 2 and 4. Hanging Rock October 2. Cacapon Bridge October 4. Hanging Rock October 4. North River Mills, South Branch, October 6. Cacapon Bridge October 6. White's Ford October 10. Hanging Rock October 17. South Branch October 18. Springfield October 27. North River Mills October 29. French's Store October 29. Occoquan Ferry November 4. Pughstown November 5. Lockhart's Gap November 6. Paw Paw Tunnel November 6. Moorefield, South Fork Potomac, November 9 (Detachment). Romney Bridge November 10. Near Springfield November 15. Near Winchester November 22 and December 4. Darkesville December 11. Bunker Hill December 12. Charlestown December 25. Woodstock January 7, 1863. Newtown and Strasburg January 17. Devil's Hole January 26. Millwood February 6. Near Winchester February 9. Woodstock February 15. Kernstown and Strasburg February 26. Snicker's Ferry April 13. Berry's Ferry and Front Royal April 13. Paris April 14. Mansfield April 17. Millwood April 21. Moorefield April 27. Scout in Hampshire County, W. Va., May 4-9. Scout from Snicker's Ferry May 12-14. Upperville May 13. Middleburg May 13. Berry's Ferry May 16. Upperville May 28. Berryville June 5. Piedmont June 8. Goose Creek June 9. Near White Post and Millwood June 13. Berryville and Bunker Hill June 13. Opequan Creek, near Winchester, June 13. Martinsburg June 14. Winchester June 14-15. Milroy's retreat June 15-July 1. Williamsport, Md., June 15. Hancock June 16. Greencastle, Pa.. June 20 and 22. Shippensburg June 23. Near Harper's Ferry June 23. Cashtown June 25, Carlisle June 25-26. Harper's Ferry June 26-27. Near Kingston June 27. McConnellsburg, Pa., June 29. Hancock, Md., June 29. Keedysville June 29. Near Kingston June 29. Near Arendtsville June 30. Near Fayette and near Carlisle July 1. Near McConnellsburg July 2. Near Bendersville, Quaker Vale and Falling Water July 3. Cranstown and Frederick City July 4. Cunningham Cross Roads July 5. Near Greencastle, Pa., July 5 (Detachment). Waynesboro July 6. Waterloo July 6. Antietam Creek July 8. Williamsport July 10. Sharpsburg July 12. Bendersville July 14. Pine Grove Furnace July 16. Shepherdstown July 17 and 23. Mount Rock July 22. Martinsburg July 23. Bull Run Mountain and near Winchester August 14. Smithfield August 21. Berryville August 22. Leesburg September 1. Expedition from Martinsburg September 2-23. Bloomer's Gap September 2. Middletown September 5. Near Winchester September 9. Smithfield September 15-16 and 19. Strasburg September 19. Back Creek Valley October 14. Hedgesville October 15. Berryville October 17. Charlestown October 18. Summit Point October 27. Winchester October 31. Newtown November 6. Expedition to New Market November 15-18. Woodstock and Edenburg November 16. Mt. Jackson November 16. Middletown November 17. Edenburg November 18. Wells' Demonstration from Kanawha Valley December 10-24. Mt. Jackson December 12. Near Strasburg December 13. Harrisonburg December 15. Mt. Jackson December 20. Regiment reenlisted January 1, 1864. Scout to Woodstock. Va., January 23-25. Newtown and Woodstock January 23. Mechanicsburg Gap February 2. Moorefield February 4. Front Royal February 8. Charlestown February 10. Moorefield February 11. Upperville February 20. Custer's Raid into Albemarle County February 28-March 1 (Detachment). Near Charlottesville February 29. Stannardsville March 1. Cablestown March 10. Winchester April 19-20. Near Middletown and New Market April 24 (Detachment). Sigel's Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market April 30-May 16. Upperville May 1. Near Berryville May 6. Upperville May 7. Millwood May 9. Brock's Gap May 10. Woodstock, Luray Gap and near New Market May 13. Rude's Hill May 14. New Market May 14-15. Burnt Bridge May 15. Paris May 16. Salem May 17. Hunter's Raid to Lynchburg May 26-July 1. New Market May 26. Woodstock May 31. Harrisonburg June 2. Piedmont June 5. Occupation of Staunton June 6. Near Staunton June 8. Waynesboro June 10. Lexington June 13. Buchanan June 14. New London June 17. Diamond Hill June 17. Lynchburg June 17-18. Liberty June 19. Buford's Gap June 20. Catawba Mountains June 21. Salem June 21. Leetown June 26. Charlestown and Big Sewell Mountain June 27. Leetown July 3. Martinsburg July 3. Williamsport July 5. Frederick City July 8. Ashby's Gap July 9. White's Ford July 14. Harper's Ferry July 15. Lovettsville and Hillsboro July 15. Purcellville July 16. White's Ford and Snicker's Ferry July 17-18. Ashby's Gap July 18-19. Near Kernstown July 23. Kernstown. Winchester, July 24. Bunker Hill and Martinsburg July 25. Bloomer's Gap July 27.
Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Moorefield August 7. Strasburg August 15. Leetown and Berryville August 16. Martinsburg August 19. Charlestown August 21. Bolivar Heights August 23. Falling Waters August 24. Halltown August 26. Williamsport August 26. Martinsburg August 31. Stephenson's Depot September 1. Buckletown September 1-3. Darkesville, near Bunker Hill, and Martinsburg, September 2. Bunker Hill September 2-3. Darkesville September 3. Stephenson's Depot September 5. Darkesville September 10. Bunker Hill September 13. Near Berryville September 14. Burnt Factory September 17. Martinsburg September 18. Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Strasburg September 21. Fisher's Hill September 22. Woodstock September 23. Mt. Jackson September 23-24. Forest Hill or Timberville September 24. Harrisonburg September 25. Brown's Gap September 26. Weyer's Cave September 26-27. Luray Valley October 2-3. Rapidan River October 5. Big Springs October 7. Milford October 9. White Post October 14. Cedar Creek October 19. Dry Run October 23. Milford October 25-26. Rood's Hill November 1. Newtown and Nineveh November 12. Rood's Hill November 22. Dicksville December 9. Raid to Gordonsville December 19-28. Liberty Mills December 21. Jack's Shop, near Gordonsville, December 23. Near Ashby's Gap December 27. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester February 27-March 25, 1865. Mr. Crawford February 28. Occupation of Staunton March 2. Waynesboro March 2. Haydensville March 12. Beaver Dam Station March 15. White House March 23. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie Court House March 29-31. Five Forks April 1. Namozine Church April 3. Jettersville April 4. Amelia Court House April 5. Farmville April 5-6. Sailor's Creek April 6. Stony Point April 7. Appomattox Station April 8. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Movement to North Carolina April 23-29. March to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 27, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 43 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 119 Enlisted men by disease, etc. Total 168.


1st Regiment Veteran Cavalry

Organized at Geneva, N.Y., and mustered in: Company "A" July 31, 1863; Company "B" September 8, 1863; Companies "C" to "K" at Elmira, N.Y., October 10, 1863; Company "L" November 7, 1863, and Company "M" November 19, 1863. Moved to Washington, D.C., as fast as mustered, and duty in the defenses of that city to February, 1864. Attached to Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to February, 1864. Cavalry Brigade, 1st Division, Army of West Virginia, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia, to July, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia, to August, 1864. Remount Camp at Cumberland, Md., to October, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, District of the Kanawha, Dept. of West Virginia, to March, 1865. Cavalry, Dept. of West Virginia, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Action near Upperville, Va., February 20. 1864. Snickersville March 6. Kablestown March 10. Sigel's Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market April 30-May 16. Near Paris and Salem May 10. Mt. Jackson May 13. New Market May 15. Hunter's Raid on Lynchburg May 26-July 1. Woodstock May 28. Newtown May 29-30. Woodstock May 31. New Market June 1. Harrisonburg June 3-4. Piedmont June 5. Occupation of Staunton June 6. Waynesboro June 10. Cheat Mountain June 11. Lexington June 13. Buchanan June 14. Diamond Hill June 17. Lynchburg June 17-18. Liberty June 19. Buford's Gap June 20. Catawba Mountains and Salem June 21. White Sulphur Springs June 25. Bunker Hill June 28 and July 2. Near Martinsburg July 2. Leetown and Martinsburg July 3. Sharpsburg, Md., July 4. Sandy Hook July 6. Near Hillsboro July 15-16. Snicker's Ferry July 17-18. Ashby's Gap and Berry's Ford July 19. Charlestown July 22. Near Kernstown July 23. Kernstown, Winchester, July 24. Bunker Hill and Martinsburg July 25. Duffield Station August 3. Cedar Creek August 12. Berryville August 16. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Falling Waters August 24. Duty at Remount Camp, Cumberland, Md., until November. Operations in Kanawha Valley against Witcher November 5-12. Newtown and Nineveh November 12. Rude's Hill, near Mt. Jackson, November 22. Duty in District of the Kanawha and in the Shenandoah Valley until July, 1865. Mustered out July 20, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 56 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 89 Enlisted men by disease, etc. Total 150.

1st Regiment Mounted Rifles

(Sometimes designated 7th New York Cavalry.) First organized at New York City as a Squadron of two Companies, "A" and "B," for duty in the Dept. of Virginia, and; mustered in at Fortress Monroe, Va., July 30, 1861. Companies "C" and "D" organized at Newburg, N.Y., and mustered in September 18 and October 16, 1861. Companies "E," "F," "G" and "H" organized at New York City and mustered in June to August, 1862. Companies "I," "K," "L" and "M" organized August and September, 1862. Companies "A" and "B" left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., July, 1861; "C" and "D" December 6, 1861; "E," "F," "G" and "H" August, 1862, and "I," "K," "L" and "M" September 19, 1862. Attached to District of Fortress Monroe, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1862, Unattached, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. Cavalry, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Cavalry Brigade, U.S. Forces, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to October, 1863. U.S. Forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. Cavalry Brigade and Wistar's Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Unattached Cavalry, Army of the James, to July, 1864. Cavalry Brigade, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Kautz's Cavalry Division, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to March, 1865. Headquarters, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1865. District of Eastern Virginia, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Fortress Monroe and at Camp Hamilton, Va., until May, 1862. Action in Hampton Roads, Newport News, March 8-9, 1862, between "Monitor" and "Merrimac." Howard's Bridge April 4 (Cos. "A" and "B"). Near Lee's Mills April 5 (Cos. "A" and "B"). Tranter's Creek, Norfolk, Va., May 10. Suffolk, Va., May 14. Reconnaissance to Edenton, N. C., May 27-31. Hertford, N. C., June 30. Duty at Suffolk, Va., until June, 1863. Smithfield July 10, 1862. South Mills September 4. Zuni September 15. Blackwater September 28. Blackwater near Zuni October 4. Zuni October 20 and 25. Near Franklin October 31. Zuni November 3. Providence Church November 12. Blackwater Bridge and Zuni November 14. Zuni Bridge November 15. Near Carrsville November 17. Franklin November 18. Zuni November 25. South Quay December 7. Zuni near Blackwater December 8 and 11-13. Joyner's Ford December 12. Isle of Wight Court House December 22. Providence Church Road December 28. Ely's House near Providence Church January 9, 1863. Burnt Ordinary January 11. Jacksonville, N. C., January 20. Deserted House January 30. Edenton, N. C., February 7. Reconnaissance from Suffolk March 7-9. Chuckatuck March 7. Near Windsor March 9. Blackwater Bridge March 31. Siege of Suffolk April 11-May 4. South Quay Road April 11. Edenton, Providence Church and Somerton Roads April 12-13. Edenton Road April 15. Providence Church Road, Chuckatuck and Reed's Ferry May 3. Lake Drummond May 4. Blackwater Bridge May 12. Near Suffolk and Cartsville May 16. Scott's Mills May 17. Near Blackwater, Windsor Road, May 18. Antioch and Barber's Cross Roads May 23. Blackwater Bridge May 31. South Mills June 8. South Quay Road June 12. Camden, N. C., July 5. Currituck July 12 and 22. Raid to destroy railroad at Weldon July 25-August 2. Jackson July 28. Expedition from Portsmouth to Edenton, N. C., August 11-19. Edenton August 15. Pasquotank August 18. Expedition from Williamsburg to Bottom's Bridge August 26-29. Barhamsville, Slatersville, New Kent Court House, C rump's Cross Roads and Bottom's Bridge August 29. Expedition to Matthews County October 4-9. Near Williamsburg November 8. Charles City Cross Roads November 16. Expedition to Charles City Court House December 12-14. Charles City Court House December 13. New Kent Court House January 19, 1864. Scouting from Williamsburg January 19-24. Wistar's Expedition toward Richmond February 6-8. Bottom's Bridge February 7. Expedition from Yorktown to New Kent Court House in aid of Kilpatrick March 1-4. White House March 2. Expedition into King and Queen County March 9-12. Belleroy March 9. Carlton's Store March 10. Matthews County Court House March 25. Expedition from Williamsburg April 27-29. Twelve Mile Ordinary April 27. Twelve Mile Ordinary April 28. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Richmond and Petersburg May 4-28. Chester Station, Port Walthall Junction, May 7. Swift Creek or Arrow field Church May 8-10. Proctor's Creek May 11. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Wier Bottom Church May 12. Clover Hill Junction May 14. Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Petersburg & Richmond Railroad May 16. Bottom's Church May 17. Bermuda Hundred May 18-26. Walthall Junction June 2. West Point June 5. Petersburg June 8-10. Assaults on Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to March 27, 1865. Deep Bottom June 23, 1864. Surrey Court House July 11. Richmond & Petersburg Railroad July 21. Deep Bottom July 27-29. Strawberry Plains August 14-18. Cox's Mills September 16. Chaffin's Farm September 29-October 1. Darbytown Road October 13 and 16. Fair Oaks October 27-28. Cone's Creek December 21. White Oak Swamp February 5, 1865. Expedition from Fort Monroe to Fredericksburg March 5-8. Expedition from Fort Monroe into Westmoreland County March 11-13. Williamsburg March 11. Near Windsor March 12. Near New Kent Court House March 17. Seven Pines March 18. White House March 19. Expedition from Deep Bottom to near Weldon, N. C., March 28-April 11. Weldon Railroad April 4. Murfreesboro, N. C., April 5. Somerton April 7. Near Jackson April 17. Duty at Fredericksburg, Va., Dept. of Va., until July. Mustered out by consolidation with 3rd New York Cavalry, July 21, 1865, to form 4th Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 30 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 124 Enlisted men by disease, etc. Total 159.

1st Regiment Dragoons (19th Cavalry)

Organized at Portage, N.Y., as 130th Infantry and mustered in September 2, 1862. Left State for Suffolk, Va., September 6, 1862. Attached to Provisional Brigade, Peck's Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to October, 1862. Spinola's Brigade, Peck's Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, to December, 1862. Gibbs' Brigade, Peck's Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Terry's Brigade, Peck's Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, to April, 1863. Terry's Brigade, Corcoran's 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Provost Marshal General's Command, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863. Designation of Regiment changed to 19th Cavalry August 11, 1863, and to 1st Dragoons September 10, 1863. Reserve Cavalry Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 3rd (Reserve) Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Shenandoah and Army Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk, Va., until May, 1863. Expedition from Suffolk December 1-3, 1862. Action on the Blackwater near Franklin December 2. Reconnaissance's from Suffolk to Blackwater December 23 and 28. Near. Suffolk and at Providence Church December 28. Expedition toward Blackwater January 8-10, 1863. Deserted House January 30, Siege of Suffolk April 12-May 4. South Quay Road, Suffolk, April 17. Suffolk April 19. Nansemond River May 3. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. South Quay Road June 12. Franklin June 14. Blackwater June 16-17. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. Baltimore Cross Roads July 4. Ordered to Washington, D.C. Ashby's Gap July 19. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Between Centreville and Warrenton September 22. Manassas Junction October 17. Bristoe Station October 18. Buckland Mills October 18-19. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Culpeper Court House November 20. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Barnett's Ford February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign May-June, 1864. Wilderness May 5-7. Todd's Tavern May 7-8. Spottsylvania May 8. Sheridan's Raid to James River May 9-24. Davenport Bridge, North Anna River, May 10. Yellow Tavern and Ground Squirrel Bridge May 11. Fortifications of Richmond and Meadow Bridge May 12. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Hanovertown May 27. Haw's Shop May 28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Old Church and Mattadequi Creek May 30. Cold Harbor May 31-June 6. Sheridan's Travillian Raid June 7-24. Trevillian Station June 11-12. Newark or Mallory's Ford Cross Roads June 12. White House or St. Peter's Church June 21. Black Creek or Tunstall's Station June 21. Jones' Bridge June 23. Charles City Court House June 24. Before Petersburg and Richmond June 27-July 30. Demonstration north of the James River July 27-29, Deep Bottom July 27-28. Malvern Hill July 28. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Shephardstown August 8. Near Stone Chapel, Berryville Pike, August 10. Tell Gate near White Post and Newtown August 11. Cedar Creek August 12. Cedarville August 13 and 16. Summit Point August 21. Near Kearneysville and Shephardstown August 25. Leetown and Smithfield August 28. Smithfield Crossing, Opequan Creek, August 29. Bunker Hill September 13. Sevier's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 15. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Middletown and Strasburg September 20. Fisher's Hill September 21. Near Edenburg September 23. Front Royal, Mt. Jackson, September 23-24. New Market September 24. Port Republic September 26-27. McGaugheysville September 28. Mr. Crawford October 2. Tom's Brook, "Woodstock Races," October 8-9. Hupp's Hill near Strasburg October 14. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Fisher's Hill October 20. Liberty Mills October 22. Berryville October 28. Near White Post November 1. Near Kernstown November 11. Newtown November 12. Cedar Creek November 19. Expedition from Winchester into Fauquier and Loudoun Counties November 28-December 3. Bloomfield November 29. Expedition to Gordonsville December 19-28. Liberty Mills December 21. Jack's Shop December 22. Near Gordonsville December 23. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester February 27-March 25, 1865. Occupation of Staunton March 2. Action at Waynesboro March 2. Near Charlottesville March 3. Goochland Court House March 11. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie Court House March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Scott's Cross Roads April 2. Deep Creek April 3. Tabernacle Church or Beaver Pond Creek April 4. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Station April 8. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 23-29. March to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 30, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 126 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 130 Enlisted men by disease, etc. Total 261.

1st Regiment Provisional Cavalry

Organized June 17, 1865, by consolidation of 10th and 24th Regiments New York Cavalry. Mustered out July 19, 1865.

2nd Regiment Cavalry "Harris Light"

Organized August 9 to October 8, 1861, by order War Department. Regiment designated 7th United States Cavalry October 26, 1861. This being in excess of number provided for by Act of Congress, Regiment was designated 2nd New York Volunteer Cavalry or "Harris Light Cavalry." Left New York for Washington, D.C., September 18, 1861. Attached to McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. King's 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Department of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. Bayard's Cavalry Brigade, 3rd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September 1862. Bayard's Cavalry Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to December 15, 1862. (Cos. "A," "B," "I" and "K" with 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, September and October, 1862.) Gregg's Cavalry Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to February 11, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June 14, 1863. (A Battalion at Yorktown, Va., Unattached, 4th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. King's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to August, 1863.) 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August 1 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to March, 1865, and Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-16. Advance on Falmouth, Va., April 3-18. Falmouth April 17 and 19. Near Fredericksburg May 5. Bowling Green Road May 11. Flipper's Orchard July 4. Expedition from Fredericksburg to Hanover Junction July 19-20. Beaver Dam Station July 20. Reconnaissance to James City July 22-24. Mt. Camel Church July 23. Expedition to Frederick's Hall Station August 5-8. Thornburg or Massaponax Church August 5-Orange Court House August 8. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virgin August 16-September 2. Near Rapidan Station August 18. Brandy Station August 20. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Kelly's Ford August 21. Catlett's Station August 22. Culpeper August 23. Waterloo Bridge August 23. Sulphur Springs August 24. Manassas Junction August 26. Thoroughfare Gap August 28. Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Germantown August 31. Centreville and Chantilly August 31. Little River Turnpike September 1. South Mountain, Md., September 14. Goose Creek September 17. Reconnaissance to Leesburg September 16-19 (6 Cos. Action at Leesburg September 17. Warrenton September 29. Dumfries October 5. Hazel River October Aldie and Mountsville October 31. Sudley Church November 3. New Baltimore, Salem, Warrenton and Upperville November 4. Rappahannock Station November 8-9. Aldie November 25. Stafford Court House December 7. Fredericksburg December 12-15. Rappahannock Station April 14, 1863. Warrenton April 16. Rappahannock Station April 19. Stoneman's Raid April 27-May 8. Louisa Court House May 2. Ashland and Hanover Station May 3. Glen Allen May 4. Aylett's May 5. King and Queen Court House May Centreville May 6. Morrisville May 10. Expedition from Gloucester into Matthews County May 19-20 (Detachment). Falmouth June 1. Brandy Station June 3. Beverly Ford and Brandy Station June 9. Aldie June 17. Middleburg June 19. Upperville June 21. Rockville, Md., June 28. (Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7, Battalion.) Cooksville June 29, Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Monterey Gap July 4. Smithburg July 5. Emmettsburg July 5. Hagerstown and Williamsport July 6. Boonsborough July 8. Funkstown July 9. Jones' Cross Roads July 10-13. Hagerstown July 11-13. Williamsport July 14. Falling Waters July 14. Berryville July 16. Bristerburg July 27. Fairfax August 3. Thoroughfare Gap August 5. Near Aldie August 12-14. U.S. Ford August 22. Expedition to Port Conway September 1-3. Lamb's Creek September 1, Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13. Somerville Ford September 14. Robertson's Ford September 16. U.S. Ford September 17. Culpeper September 19. Madison Court House September 21. White's Ford and Liberty Mills September 21-22. Scout to Hazel River September 27-28. Hazel Run October 2. Hazel River October 6. Culpeper October 7. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. James City, Robertson's River and Bethesda Church October 10. Near Culpeper October 11. Brandy Station October 11-12. Gainesville October 14. Groveton October 17-18. Haymarket, Buckland's Mills and New Baltimore October 19. Catlett's Station November 4. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Stevensburg November 7. Hartwood Church November 15. Germania Ford November 18. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Morton's Ford November 26. New Hope Church November 27. Robertson's Tavern November 29. Germania Ford December 2. Raccoon Ford December 5. Somerville December 18. Kelly's Ford January 12, 1864. Ellis Ford January 17. Stevensburg January 19. Ely's Ford January 19. Kilpatrick's Raid to Richmond February 28-March 3. Beaver Dam and Frederick's Hall Station and South Anna Bridge February 29, Defenses of Richmond March 1. Old Church and King and Queen March 2. Near Walkertown March 2 (Detachment. Dahlgren killed). Near Tunstall Station March 3 (Detachment). New Kent Court House and Stevensville March 3. Carrollton's Store March 11. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Craig's Meeting House May 5. Todd's Tavern May 5-6. Wilderness May 6-7. Alsop's Farm, Spottsylvania, May 8. Sheridan's Raid to James River May 9-24. North Anna River May 9-10. Ground Squirrel Church and Yellow Tavern May 11. Brooks' Church or fortifications of Richmond May 12. Strawberry Hill May 12. Polecat Station May 23. Demonstration on Little River May 26, Totopotomoy May 28-31. Hanover Court House May 29-30. Mechump's Creek May 31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Totopotomoy and Gaines' Mill June 2. Haw's Shop June 3. Via's House June 3. Old Church June 10-11. Bethesda June 11. Riddell's Shop and Long Bridge June 12. Malvern Hill June 14. Smith's Store near St. Mary's Church June 15. Wilson's Raid to south side and Danville Railroad June 22-30. Black and White Station and Notreway Court House June 23. Sapponay Church or Stony Creek June 28. Ream's Station June 29-30 and July 3. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Winchester August 17. Summit Point, Charlestown, August 21. Near Kearneysville August 25. Waynesboro September 2. Berryville September 4. Near Winchester September 9. Abram's Creek September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Near Cedarville September 20. Fisher's Hill September 21. Front Royal Pike September 21. Milford September 22. Staunton September 26. Waynesboro September 29. Mt. Crawford September 30. Bridgewater and Woodstock October 2. Brock's Gap October 6. New Market October 7. Fisher's Hill October 8. Tom's Brook, "Woodstock Races," October 8-9. Cedar Run October 13. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19 and November 7. Nineveh November 12. Mt. Jackson November 22. Hood's Hill November 23. Expedition from Kernstown to Moorefield November 28-December 2. Moorefield December 3. Expedition to Lacy Springs December 19-22. Lacy Springs December 21. Mt. Jackson December 21. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester February 27-March 25, 1865. Occupation of Staunton March 2. Action at Waynesboro March 2, Charlottesville March 3. Ashland March 15. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie Court House March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Namozine Church April 3. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Station April 8. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 23-29. March to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 5 and honorably discharged from service June 23, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 112 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 235 Enlisted men by disease. Total 357.


2nd Regiment Veteran Cavalry "Empire Light Cavalry"

Organized at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: "A" August 15, "B" and "F" August 25, "C" September 9, "D" and "E" September 8, "G" October 10, "H" October 16, "I" and "K" November 10, "L" December 3, and "M" at Cavalry Depot, Washington, D.C., December 30, 1863. Left State by detachments for Washington, D.C., August to December, 1863. Attached to Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps, to February, 1864. 5th Brigade, Cavalry Division, 19th Army Corps, Department of the Gulf, February 15 to June, 1864. 4th Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. Separate Cavalry Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. Separate Cavalry Brigade, Reserve Division, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. Separate Cavalry Brigade, District of West Florida, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, Lucas' Cavalry Division, Military Division West Mississippi, to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1865. District of Alabama, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until February, 1864. Ordered to Dept. of the Gulf February, 1864. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Monett's Ferry and Cloutiersville March 29-30. Natchitoches March 31. Campti April 4. Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Bayou Saline April 14. Natchitoches April 19. About Cloutiersville April 22-24. Cane River Crossing April 23. Bayou Roberts May 3. Near Wilson's Landing May 4-5. Well's and Moore's Plantations May 6. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Near Moreauville May 17. Bayou de Glaze May 18. Simsport May 18. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya River May 29-June 6. Bayou Fordyce Road May 29. Livonia May 30. Bayou Grosse Tete June 1-3. Near Morganza June 24. Franklin July 18. Atchafalaya River July 27. Morgan's Ferry Road and Atchafalaya River July 28. Martnquin Bayou August 9. Rosedale August 10. Expedition to Clinton August 23-29. Morgan's Ferry, on Atchafalaya River, Augrist 28 (Detachment). Expedition from Morganza to Fausse River September 13-17. Bayou Maringowen September 13 and 16. Rosedale September 15. Bayou Alabama and Morgan's Ferry September 20. St. Francisville October 4. Bayou Rara October 5. Fausse River October 16. McLeod's Mills November 10. Clinton and Liberty Creek, Miss., November 15. Davidson's Expedition from Baton Rouge against Mobile & Ohio Railroad November 27-December 13. State Line, Pascagoula River, Miss., November 27. Expedition to Morgan's Ferry December 13-14. Expedition from Atchafalaya River December 16-19. Expedition from Morganza to New Roads January 31, 1865. Scouts to Fausse River and Grosse Tete Bayou February 7-10 (Detachment). Moved to Barrancas, Fla., February, 1865. March to Fort Blakely, Ala., March 20-April 1. College Hill, Fla., March 21. Pine Barren Creek March 23. Canoe Creek or Bluff Springs March 25. Bluff Springs March 25. Pollard, Ala., March 26. Siege operations against Fort Blakely April 1-9. Expedition from Blakely to Claiborne April 9-17. Near Mt. Pleasant April 11. Grierson's Raid through Alabama and Georgia April 17-30. Duty in District of Alabama until November. Mustered out at Talladega, Ala., November 8, 1865. 

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 29 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 212 Enlisted men by disease. Total 249.

2nd Regiment Mounted Rifles

Organized at Lockport and Buffalo, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows "A" October 31, "I" November 2, 1863; "B" January 12, "C" January 26, "D" January 27, "E" January 29, "L" January 29, "F" and "G" February 5, "H" February 4, "K" February 6 and "M" February 13, 1864. Moved to Washington, D.C., March 4, 1864, thence to Belle Plains, Va. Attached to 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, D.C., to May 15, 1864. Provisional Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June 1, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, to November 16, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Rapidan Campaign May 15-June 12, 1864. Spottsylvania Court House May 15-21. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Hanover Court House May 31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Pegram's Farm October 4. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Reg!ment mounted November 16, 1864. Stony Creek Station December 1. Raid on Weldon Railroad, known as Warren's Hicksford Raid. December 7-12. Bellefield, Hatcher's Run, December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie Court House March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Namozine Church April 3. Jettersville April 4. Amelia Springs and Jarrett's Station April 5. Sailor's Creek, Harper's Farm, Gravelly Run and Deatonville Road April 6. Farmville April 7. Pamplin Station April 8. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville to cooperate with Gen. Sherman April 23-29. Provost duty in Sub-District of the Appomattox, District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia, until August. Mustered out August 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 94 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 112 Enlisted men by disease. Total 215.

2nd Regiment Provisional Cavalry

Organized by consolidation of the 6th and 15th Regiments New York Cavalry June 17, 1865. Mustered out at Louisville, Ky., August 9, 1865.

3rd Regiment "Van Allen" Cavalry

Regiment organized by Companies as follows: "A" at Rochester July 17, "E" at Syracuse July 30, "C" at Rochester August 4, D at Albany August 12, E at Elmira August 22, "F" at Rochester August 20, "G" at Boonville August 21, "H" at Rochester August 27, "I" at Syracuse August 27, "K" organized as Company "G," 13th New York Infantry, at Elmira, N.Y., May 14 (attached August 23); "L" at Cincinnati, Ohio, September 13, 1861, and "M" at Albany September 10, 1862. Regiment organized at Meridian Hill, Washington, D.C., September 9, 1861. Attached to Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac (5 Cos.), and Stone's Division, Army of the Potomac (6 Cos.), to December, 1861. Stone's Corps of Observation to March, 1862. Defenses of Washington, D.C., to April, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Unattached, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. Cavalry Brigade, 18th Corps, to July, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to October, 1863. Heckman's Command, Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to December, 1863. Heckman's Command, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April 1864. 1st Brigade, Kautz's Cavalry Division, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to December, 1864. Norfolk, Va., to January, 1865. Portsmouth, Va., to March, 1865. Suffolk, Va., to June, 1865. Norfolk, Va., to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty In the Defenses of Washington, D.C., and on the Upper Potomac until April, 1862. Operations on the Potomac October 21-24, 1861. Near Goose Creek and on Leesburg Road October 21. Ball's Bluff October 21. Near Edward's Ferry October 22. Bunker Hill, W. Va., March 5, 1862. Winchester March 10. Ordered to Dept. of North Carolina April 6. Haughton's Mills April 27. Near Burnt Church May 7. Reconnaissance toward Trenton May 15-16. Trenton Bridge May 15. Young's Cross Roads and Pollocksville May 15-16. Tranter's Creek May 30 (Co. "I"). Greenville Road May 81. Tranter's Creek June 2, 5 and 24 (Co. "I"). Swift Creek Bridge June 28 (Detachment). Tranter's Creek July 10. Expedition to Trenton and Pollocksville July 24-28. Trenton and Pollocksville July 25. Mill Creek July 26 (Co. "K"). Pollocksville July 26 (Co. "K"). Reconnaissance to Young's Cross Roads July 26-29 (Detachments. Near Young's Cross Roads July 27. Trenton and Kinston Road August 6. Reconnaissance to Swansboro August 14-15. Washington, N. C., September 6 (Cos. "D," "G," "H," "I" and "L"). Tranter's Creek September 9. Washington October 5 Pingo Creek October 29. Expedition from Newberne October 30-November 12. Rawle's Mills November 2. Near Tarboro November 5. Demonstration on Newberne November 11. Core Creek November 18. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20. Kinston Road December 11-12. Southwest Creek December 13-14. Kinston December 14. Whitehall Bridge December 15. Olive Station, Goshen Swamp and Whitehall December 16. Dudley Station, Thompson's Bridge and Goldsboro December 17. Core Creek January 8, 1863. Reconnaissance to Pollocksville, Tranter's, Young's Cross Roads and Onslow January 17-21. Pollocksville and Northeast River January 17. Near Tranter's January 18. Young's Cross Roads January- 18-19. White Oak Creek January 19. Near Jacksonville January 20. Sandy Ridge and near Washington February 13. Near Newberne February 27. Expedition to Swann's Quarter March 1-6 (Co. "F"). Near Fairfield March 3 (Co. "F"). Skeet March 3. Near Fairfield and Swann's Quarter March 3-4 (Co. "F"). Demonstration on Kinston March 6-8 (Cos. "A," "E" and "H"). Core Creek March 7 (Cos. "A," "E" and "H"). Dover March 7 (Co. "H"). Expedition to Mattamuskeet Lake March 7-14 (Co. "F"). Deep Gully New Berne, March 13-14 (Detachment). Siege of Washington March 30-April 20 (1 Co.). White Forks April 3. Gum Swamp April 4. Swann's Quarter April 4. Rodman's Point April 4-5 (1 Co.). Near Dover, Core Creek and Young's Cross Roads April 7. Little Swift Creek April 8. Blount's and Swift Creek April 9. Expedition to Swift Creek Village April 13-21 (Detachment). Trent Road April 13-14. Near Newberne April 15. Peletier's Mills April 16. Expedition toward Kinston April 16-21 (Co. "H"). Expedition to Little Washington April 17-19 (Detachment). Railroad Crossing, Core Creek, April 17-18. Big Swift Creek April 19. Sandy Ridge April 20 (Co. "H"). Expedition toward Kinston April 27-May 1 (Detachment). Wise's Cross Roads and Dover Road April 28. Near Core Creek April 29. Core Creek April 30. Evans' Mills May 5. Peletter's Mills May 5 (4 Cos.). Stony Creek May 7 (4 Cos.). Demonstration on Kinston May 20-23 (4 Cos.). Gum Swamp May 22 (4 Cos.). Bachelor's Creek May 23. Washington May 24. Tranter's Creek, Jacksonville. May 31-June 2. Plymouth June 16. Scout to ? Creek June 17-18. Raid on Wilmington & Weldon Railroad July 3-7 (Detachment). Trenton July 8. Hallsville July 4. Warsaw and Kenensville July 5. Tar River Expedition July 18-24. Swift Creek July 18. Near Greenville July 19. Tarboro and Rocky Mount Station July 20. Sparta July 20. Hookerstown July 21. Swift Creek and Street's Ferry July 22. Scupperton July 22. Pollocksville July 26. Near New Berne October 7. Camden Court House and Dismal Swamp November 3. Operations about New Berne against Whiting January 18-February 4, 1864. Wistar's Expedition toward Richmond February 6-8, 1864. Bettom's Bridge and Baltimore Cross Roads February 7. Kautz's Raid against Petersburg & Weldon Railroad May 5-11. Wall's Bridge May 5. Stony Creek Station, Weldon Railroad, May 7. Nottaway Railroad Bridge May 8. White's Bridge, Nottaway River, May 8-9. Kautz's Raid on Richmond & Danville Railroad May 12-17. Flat Creek Bridge, near Chula Depot, May 14. Belcher's Mills May 16. Bermuda Hundred May 17-30. Near Hatcher's Run June 2. Near Petersburg June 9. Baylor's Farm June 15. Assaults on Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16-December 1, 1864. Wilson's Raid on South Side & Danville Railroad June 22-30. Roanoke Bridge June 25. Sappony Church or Stony Creek June 28. Ream's Station June 29. Deep Bottom July 27-29. Malvern Hill August 1. Yellow Tavern August 19-21. Ream's Station August 23-25. Lee's Mills August 31. Reconnaissance to Sycamore Church September 5-6. Prince George Court House September 15. Jerusalem Plank Road and Sycamore Church September 16. Prince George Court House September 22. Chaffin's Farm September 28-30. Charles City Cross Roads October 1. Derbytown Road October 7 and 13. Johnson's Farm and New Market Road October 7. Chaffin's Farm October 8. Charles City Cross Roads October 20. Fair Oaks October 27-28. Charles City Cross Roads November 1. Darbytown Road November 15. Moved to Norfolk, Va., December, and duty there until January, 1865. Operations about Broadwater Ferry, Chowan River, December 11-19. Duty at Suffolk, Portsmouth and Norfolk until July. Scout to South Quay January 2, 1865 (Cos. "A," "B," "C," "H" and "L"). Expedition to Murfree's Depot, N. C., March 10-11. South Quay March 11. Consolidated with 1st New York Mounted Rifles July 21, 1865, to form 4th Regiment Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 45 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 150 Enlisted men by disease. Total 199.

3rd Regiment Provisional Cavalry

Organized June 23, 1S65, by consolidation of the 13th and 16th Regiments New York Cavalry. Mustered out September 21, 1865.

4th Regiment Cavalry "Dickel's Mounted Rifles"

Organized at New York City August 10-November 15, 1861. (Co. "K" mustered in November 15, 1862; Co. "L" December, 1862, and Co. "M" February 13, 1863.) Left State for Washington, D.C., August 29, 1861. Attached to Blenker's Brigade and Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Blenker's Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. Blenker's Division, Mountain Dept., to May, 1862. Advance Brigade, Mountain Dept., to June, 1862. Buford's Cavalry Brigade, 1st Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade. 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, to June 14, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, to February, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until April, 1862. Moved to Winchester, Va., April, 1862, and operations in the Shenandoah Valley until August. Strasburg and Staunton Road June 1-2. Woodstock June 2. Edenburg and Mr. Jackson June 3. Harrisonburg June 6. Cross Keys June 8. Near Port Republic June 9. New Market June 13. Near Middletown July 8. White House Ford July 22. Near Luray July 29. Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. Waterloo Bridge August 24-25, Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until December. Ashby's Gap September 22. Near New Baltimore November 16. Reconnaissance from Chantilly to Snicker's Gap and Berryville November 28-30. Berryville November 29. Snicker's Ferry November 30. Reconnaissance to Kellysville December 21-23. Scouts in Faquier County January 24-26, 1863. Grove Church, near Morrisville, January 26. Somerville February 9. Hartwood Church February 25. Kelly's Ford March 17. Stoneman's Raid April 29-May 8. Aldie June 17. Middleburg June 19. Upperville June 21. Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Monterey Gap July 4. Smithburg July 5. Hagerstown and Williamsport July 6. Boonsboro July 8. Jones' Cross Reads and Hagerstown July 10-13. Falling Waters July 14. Expedition from Leesburg August 30-September 2. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13. Raccoon Ford September 14-16. Reconnaissance across the Rapidan September 21-23. Jack's Shop, Madison Court House, September 22. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Raccoon and Morton's Fords October 10. Stevensburg and Kelly's Ford October 11. Brandy Station, Culpeper and Stevensburg October 12. Oak Hill October 15. Bealton Station October 24-25. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Robertsoh's Tavern November 27. Parker's Store November 29. Mine Run November 30. Ely's Ford December 1. Near Culpeper Court House December 23. Barnett's Ford January 29 and February 6-7, 1864. Kilpatrick's Raid on Richmond February 28-March 4. Beaver Dam Station February 29. Defenses of Richmond March 1. Aylett's March 2. New Kent Court House March. 3. Culpeper March 28. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Todd's Tavern May 5-6. Brock Road and the Furnaces May 6. Wilderness May 6-7. Todd's Tavern May 7-8. Piney Grove Church May 8. Spottsylvania Court House May 8-21. North Anna River May 23-26. Pamunkey River May 26-28. Crump's Creek May 27. Haw's Shop May 28. Totopotomoy May 22-31. Old Church and Mattadequin Creek May 30. Cold Harbor May 31-June 1. Gaines Mills June 2. Sheridan's Trevillian Raid June 7-24. Trevillian Station June 11-12. White House June 21. Jones' Bridge, Chickahominy River, June 23. Prince George Court House June 25. Before Petersburg June 26-July 30. Lee's Mills July 18. Deep Bottom July 28-29. Charles City Cross Roads July 29. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 6-November 28. Millwood August 10. White Post August 11. Crooked Run August 13. Front Royal August 16. Charlestown August 21. Halltown August 24. Near Kearneysville August 25. Smithfield and Leetown August 28. Bunker Hill September 13. Sevler's Ford September 15. Battle of Winchester September 19. Middletown September 20. Strasburg September 20. Fisher's Hill September 21. Mt. Jackson September 23-24. Fort Republic September 26-27. Mr. Crawford October 1. Newtown October 2. Tom's Brook October 9. Near Strasburg October 14. Cedar Creek October 17 and 19. Woodstock October 20. Nineveh November 12. Rood's Hill November 22. Expedition from Winchester November 28-December 3. Expedition to Gordonsville December 19-28. Liberty Mills December 21. Jack's Shop, near Gordonsville, December 22. Consolidated with 9th New York Cavalry as Companies "B," "E" and "L" February 27, 1865, which see.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 39 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 54 Enlisted men by disease. Total 101.

4th Regiment Provisional Cavalry

Organized July 21, 1865, by consolidation of 1st New York Cavalry and 2nd New York Mounted Rifles. Duty in Dept. of Virginia until November. Mustered out November 29, 1865.

5th Regiment Cavalry -"1st Ira Harris' Guard"

Regiment recruited at New York City as Ira Harris Cavalry. Designated Ira Harris Guard October 16,1861, and 5th New York Cavalry November 14, 1861. Companies mustered in as follows: "A" August 15, "B" August 21, "C" September 3, "D" October 1, "E" October 7, "F" September 21, "G" October 9, "H" October 28, "I," "K," "L" and "M" October 31, 1861. Left State for Baltimore, Md., November 18, 1861. Attached to Dix's Command to March, 1862. Banks' 5th Corps March and April, 1862. Hatch's Cavalry Brigade, Department Of the Shenandoah, to June, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, 2nd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. Wyndham's Cavalry Brigade, Defenses of Washington, to February, 1863. Price's Independent Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Stahel's Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June 28, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to March, 1865. Cavalry, Army of the Shenandoah, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Harris, Baltimore, Md., November 18, 1861, to March 31, 1862. Ordered to join Banks in the field March 31. South Fork, Shenandoah River, April 19. New Market April 29. Port Republic May 2. Conrad's Store May 2 and 6. Report to Gen. Hatch May 3. Rockingham Furnace May 4. Near Harrisonburg May 6. New Market May 7. Columbia River Bridge May 8. Bowling Green Road near Fredericksburg May 11. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley May 15-June 17. Woodstock May 18. Front Royal May 23 (Cos. "B" and "D"). Strasburg, Middletown and Newtown May 24. Winchester May 25. Defense of Harper's Ferry May 28-30 (4 Cos.). Reconnaissance to New Market June 15. Near Culpeper Court House July 12. Liberty Mills July 17. Near Orange Court House August 2. Cedar Mountain August 9-10. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Louisa Court House August 17. Kelly's Ford August 20. Warrenton Springs August 23-24. Waterloo Bridge August 24. Centreville August 28. Groveton August 29. Lewis Ford and Bull Run August 30. Chanuntily September 1. Antietam, Md., September 17-19. Ashby's Gap September 22. Leesburg October 16. Upperville October 17. Thoroughfare Gap and Haymarket October 18. New Baltimore November 5. Cedar Hill November 5. Hopewell Gap November 8. Thoroughfare Gap November 11. Middleburg November 12. Upperville November 16. Aldie November 29. Snicker's Gap and Berryville November 30. Aldie December 18. Cub Run December 31. Frying Pan January 5, 1863. Cub Run January 5. Middleburg January 26. New Baltimore February 9. Warrenton February 10. Aldie March 4. Fairfax Court House March 9. Little River Turnpike and Chanuntily March 23. Broad Run April 1. White Plains April 28. Warrenton Junction May 3. Flemming and Shannon Cross Roads May 4. Near Fairfax Court House May 8. Marsteller's Place May 14. Greenwich May 30. Snicker's Gap June 1. Middleburg June 10. Warrenton June 19. Hanover, Pa., June 30. Hunterstown July 2. Gettysburg, Pa., July 3. Monterey Pass July 4. Smithsburg July 5. Hagerstown and Williamsport July 6. Boonsboro July 8. Hagerstown July 11-13. Falling Waters July 14. Hagerstown July 15. Ashby's Gap July 26. Expedition to Port Conway September 1-3. Lamb's Creek September 1. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13. Rapidan Station September 13-14. Somerville Ford September 14. Raccoon Ford September 14-16. Kelly's Ford September 18. Madison Court House September 21. Reconnaissance across the Rapidan September 21-23. White's Ford September 21-22. Brookin's Ford September 22. Hazel River Bridge September 25. Creigerville October 8. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Russell's Ford, James City and Bethesda Church October 10. Sperryville Pike, Brandy Station and near Culpeper October 11. Gainesville October 14. New Market October 16. Groveton October 17-18. Haymarket, Gainesville and Buckland's Mills October 19. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Stevensburg November 8. Germania Ford November 18. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Morton's Ford November 26. Raccoon Ford November 26-27. Ely's Ford January 19 and 22, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Kilpatrick's Raid to Richmond February 28-March 4. Ely's Ford February 28. Beaver Dam Station and South Anna Bridge February 29. Defenses of Richmond March 1. Hanovertown March 2. Aylett's and Stevensville March 2. King's and Queen's Court House March 3. Ely's Ford March 4. Field's Ford March 8. Southard's Cross Roads March 11. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Parker's Store May 5. Todd's Tavern May 5-6. Wilderness May 6-7. Germania Ford, Brock Road and the Furnaces May 7. Todd's Tavern May 7-8. Spottsylvania May 8-18. Downer's Bridge and Milford Station May 20. Mattapony River and Bowling Green May 21. North Anna River May 24. Mt. Carmel Church May 25. On line of the Pamunky May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Hanover Court House May 29. Mechump's Creek May 30. Signal Hill May 31. Ashland Station June 1. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Gaines' Mill, Totopotomoy and Salem Church June 2. Haw's Shop June 3. Old Church June 10 Shady Grove and Bethesda Church June 11. Riddell's Shop and Long Bridge June 12. White Oak Swamp June 13. Malvern Hill June 14. Smith's Store near St. Mary's Church June 15. White House Landing June 19. Wilson's Raid on South Side & Danville Railroad. June 22-30. Black and white and Nottaway Court House June 23. Staunton Bridge June 24. Roanoke Bridge June 25. Sappony Church or Stony Creek June 28. Ream's Station June 29. Before Petersburg until July 30. (A detachment of Regiment left at Dismounted Camp, participated in actions at Maryland Heights July 6-7. Rockville, Md., July 10. Tell Gate July 12. Poolesville July 15. Snicker's Ferry July 18, and Kernstown July 24.) Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Winchester and Halltown August 17. Opequan August 19. Summit Point August 21. Charlestown August 22. Duffield Station August 23. Near Kearneysville August 25. Berryville September 2-4. Duffield Station September 3. Darkenville September 3. Opequan September 7-13-15 and 17. Abraham's Creek near Winchester September 13. Battle of Winchester September 19. Near Cedarville and Crooked Run September 20. Front Royal Pike and Fisher's Hill September 21. Milford September 22. New Market September 23-24. Mt. Crawford September 24. Waynesboro September 26. Port Republic September 26-27. Mr. Meridian September 27. Waynesboro and Railroad Bridge September 29. Bridgewater October 2. Brock's Gap October 6. Forestville October 7. Near Columbia Furnace October 7. Tom's Brook, "Woodstock Races," October 8-9. Back Road Cedar Creek October 13. Lebanon Church October 14. Cedar Run October 18. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Newtown and Nineyah November 12. Mr. Jackson November 22. Expedition to Lacy Springs December 19-22. Lacy Springs December 21. Woodstock January 10, 1865. Edenburg January 22. Sheridan's Raid February 27-March 3. Waynesboro March 2. Capture of Gen. Early's Command. Detached from Division to guard prisoners from Waynesboro to Winchester. Mr. Sidney and Lacy Springs March 5. New Market March 6 Rood's Hill March 7. (A portion of Regiment at Dinwiddie Court House March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sweet House Creek April 3. Harper's Farm April 6. Appomattox Station April 8. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army.) Regiment on duty at Headquarters Middle Military Division and in vicinity of Winchester until July. Mustered out July 19, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 93 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 222 Enlisted men by disease. Total 326.

 

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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