Union Regimental Histories

 

New York

 

6th Regiment Cavalry "2nd Ira Harris Guard"

Regiment organized at New York City September 12 to December 19, 1861, under special authority of the War Department, as the Ira Harris Guard. Turned over to State of New York as 6th Cavalry November 20, 1861. Companies were mustered in as follows: "A" September 12, "B" September 27, "D" September 28, "C" September 29, "E" October 3, "F" and "G" October 24, "H" October 28, "I" November 2, "L" November 6, "K" and "M" December 19, 1861. Left State for York, Pa., December 23, 1861, and duty there until March, 1862. Ordered to Washington, D.C., March, 1862, and duty in the Defenses of that city (8 Cos.) until July 23, 1862. (Cos. "D" and "K" served detached with 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, March, 1862, to July, 1863, and Cos. "F" and "H" served detached with 4th Army Corps March, 1862, to August, 1863, and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to October, 1863.) Regiment attached to Military District of Washington, D.C., March to July, 1862. 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, August to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Pleasonton's Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to July, 1865. (Co. "A" detached with 6th Army Corps, September, 1862. Cos. "B" and "C" with 9th Army Corps, January and February, 1863. Co. "A" with 22nd Army Corps July and August, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington (8 Cos.) until July 23, 1862. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4 (Cos. "D" and "K"). Battle of Williamsburg May S (Cos. "D" and "K"). Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1 (Co. "K"). Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1 (Cos. "D," "F," "H," "K"). Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Regiment moved to Warrenton, Va., July 23-26. Scout and outpost duty on the Rapidan and Rappahannock Rivers at Barnett's Ford, Va., July and August. Orange Court House August 14. Culpeper Road August 19. Barnett's Ford August 26. Kelly's Ford August 30. Williamsburg September 9. Near Hyattstown September 9-10. Frederick City September 12. South Mountain September 14. Antietam September 16-17. Lovettsville October 3. Reconnaissance to Smithville, W. Va., October 16-17. Kearneysville October 16. Charlestown October 16-17. Near Lovettsville October 21. Near Wheatland October 21. Snickersville October 22. Union and Bloomfield November 2-3. Ashby's Gap November 3. Upperville November 3. Waterloo Bridge November 7. Ellis Ford December 1. Fredericksburg December 12-15. Reconnaissance from Yorktown December 11-15 (Detachment). Matthews County Court House December 12. Buena Vista December 13. Wood's Cross Roads December 14. Expedition from Yorktown to West Point and White House January 7-9, 1863 (Detachment). Pamunkey River January 8. Expedition to Gloucester Court House April 7 (Detachment). Fort Magruder April 11 (Detachment). Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Germanis and Richard's Fords April 29. Crook's Run April 29. Spottsylvania Court House April 30. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. West Point May 7 (Detachment). Warwick River June 5. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Upperville June 21. Middleburg June 22. Haymarket June 24-25. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7 (3rd Battalion). Expedition from White House to Bottom's Bridge July 1-7 (3rd Battalion). Crump's or Baltimore Cross Roads July 2 (3rd Battalion). Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Williamsport July 6. Boonsboro July 8. Benevola or Beaver Creek, Md., July 9. Funkstown July 10-13. Falling Waters July 14. Manassas Gap July 21-22. Wapping Heights July 23. Barber's Cross Roads July 25. Kelly's Ford July 31-August 1. Brandy Station August 1-3. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13. Raccoon Ford September 14-15 and 19. 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. Kelly's Ford and Stevensburg October 11. Brandy Station or Fleetwood October 12. Near Bristoe Station October 14. Oak Hill October 15. Culpeper October 17-18. Bealeton October 24-26. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Muddy Run November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Parker's Store November 29. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Barnett's Ford February 6-7. Kilpatrick's Raid on Richmond February 28-March 4. Near Taylorstown, Beaver Dam Station, Frederick's Hall and South Anna Bridge February 29. Defenses of Richmond March 1. Aylett's March 2. Kings and Queens Court House March 3. Carrollton's Store March 11. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Wilderness May 5-7. Brock Road and the Furnaces May 6. Todd's Tavern May 7-8. Spottsylvania May 8. Sheridan's Raid to James River May 9-24. North Anna May 9-10. Ground Squirrel Church and Yellow Tavern May 11. Fortifications of Richmond and Meadow Bridge May 12. Jones' Bridge May 17. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Crump's Creek and Hanovertown May 27, Totopotomoy May 28-31. Haw's Shop May 28. Old Church and Mattadequin Creek May 30. Cold Harbor May 31-June 6. Bethesda Church May 31-June 1. Sheridan's Trevillian Raid June 7-24. Trevillian Station June 11-12. Newark or Mallory's 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 23. Before Petersburg June 26-July 30. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Berryville August 10 and 13. Tell Gate near White Post and Newtown August 11. Front Royal August 11. Cedar Creek August 12. Cedarville, Guard Hill or Front Royal and Crooked Run August 16. Charlestown August 21. Kearneyville and near Shephardstown August 25. Leetown and Smithfield August 28. Smithfield Crossing Opequan August 29. Berryville September 3. Bunker Hill September 13. Sevier's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 15. Battle of Winchester September 19. Middletown and Strasburg September 20. Fisher's Hill September 21. Near Edenburg September 23. Mr. Jackson September 23-24. New Market September 24. Port Republic September 26:27. Waynesboro September 29. Mt. Crawford October 2. Tom's Brook, "Woodstock Races" October 8-9. Hupp's Hill near Strasburg October 14. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Woodstock October 20. Near Kernstown November ll. Newtown November 12. Hood's Hill November 22. Expedition from Winchester into Faquier and Loudoun Counties November 28-December 3. Expedition to Gordonsville December 19-28. Jack's. Shop near Gordonsville December 23. Lovettsville January 18, 1865. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester February 27-March 25. Waynesboro March 2. Occupation of Staunton March 2. Charlottesville March 3. Goochland Court House March 11. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie Court House March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. 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. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Consolidated with 15th New York Cavalry June 17, 1865, to form 2nd Regiment Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 72 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 133 Enlisted men by disease. Total 214.

7th Regiment "Black Horse" Cavalry

Organized at Troy, N.Y. (7 Cos.), and mustered in November 6, 18611. Designated 2nd Regiment Cavalry, by State authorities November 18, 1861, but designation changed by the War Department to 7th New York Cavalry. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 23, 1861, and duty there until March, 1862. Mustered out March 31, 1862, and honorably discharged from service. 

8th Regiment Cavalry "Rochester Regiment"

Organized at Rochester, N.Y., and mustered in November 23, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., November 28-30, 1861. Attached to Cavalry Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, Banks' 5th Corps, to April, 1862. Hatch's Cavalry Brigade, Department of the Shenandoah, to May, 1862. Railroad Brigade, 8th Corps, Middle Department, to September, 1862. 4th Brigade, Pleasanton's Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1862. 1st Cavalry Brigade, Right Grand Division, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to June, 1865.

SERVICE - Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862, and at various points in Maryland by detachments, until May. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley May 15-June 17. Berryville May 24. Retreat to Williamsport May 24-25. Battle of Winchester May 25. Stevenson's Station May 25. Harper's Ferry May 28-30, Near Charlestown September 4. Summit Point September 8. Siege of Harper's Ferry September 12-15. Near Williamsport and Greencastle September 15. Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Near Shephardstown September 20. Snicker's Gap October 27. Philomont November 1-2, Union and Bloomfield November 2-3. Barbee's Cross Roads, Chester Gap and Markham November 5-6. Waterloo Bridge November 7. Corbin's Cross Roads near Amissville November 10. Jefferson November 14. Uniontown November 20. Fredericksburg December 12-15. Near Warrenton December 30-31. Warrenton January 4, 1863. Somerville February 9. Belle Plains February 11. Near Dumfries March 2. Independence Hill, Prince William County, March 4. Near Dumfries March 29. Beverly Ford April 1. Beverly Ford, Freeman's Ford and Hazel Run April 15. Stoneman's Raid April 27-May 8. Kelly's Ford April 29. Culpeper April 30. Rapidan Station May 1. Ely's Ford May 2. Rapidan Bridge May 4. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Aldie June 17, Ashby's Gap June 20. Upperville June 21. Aldie June 23. Near Middleburg and Upperville June 27. Fairfield, Pa., June 30. Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Williamsport July 6. Funkstown July 6. Boonsboro July 8. Benevola or Beaver Creek July 9. Funkstown July 10-13. Falling Waters July 14. Chester Gap July 21-22. Wapping Heights July 23. Barber's Cross Roads July 25. Kelly's Ford July 31-August 1. Brandy Station August 1, 4 and 10. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13. Rapidan Station September 14-15. Raccoon Ford September 19. Reconnaissance across the Rapidan September 21-23. Jack's Shop, Madison Court House, September 22. Germania Ford October 1. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Germania, Raccoon and Morton's Fords October 10. Stevensburg and near Kelly's Station October 11. Brandy Station October 12. Oak Hill October 15. Hunter's Ford October 17-18. Bealeton October 24-26. Snicker's Gap October 27. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Muddy Run November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Locust Grove November 27. Parker's Store November 29. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton's Ford February 6-7. James City March 4. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Craig's Meeting House May 5. Wilderness May 5-7. The Furnaces May 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. Fortifications of Richmond and Meadow Bridge May 12. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Demonstration on Little Creek May 26. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Mechump's Creek May 30. Hanover Court House May 31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Gaines Mill, Totopotomoy and Salem Church June 2. Sumner's Upper Bridge June 2. Haw's Shop June 3. Old Church June 10-11. Riddell's Shop and Long Bridge June 12, White Oak Swamp June 13. Near Harrison's Landing June 14. St. Mary's Church and Malvern Hill June 15. Before Petersburg June 17-July 30. Wilson's Raid on South Side & Danville Railroad June 22-30. Ream's Station June 22. Black and White Station and Nottawny Court House June 23. Staunton Bridge and Roanoke Station June 25. Columbia Grove June 27. Sappony Church or Stony Creek June 28. Ream's Station June 29. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Winchester August 17. Charlestown Summit Point August 21, Halltown August 23. Kearneysville August 25. Berryville September 3. Near Brucetown and near Winchester September 7. Locke's Ford September 13. Snicker's Gap September 16. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Near Cedarville September 20. Front Royal Pike September 21. Milford September 22. Luray September 25. Staunton September 26. Waynesboro September 29. Mr. Crawford September 30. Columbia Furnace October 7. Tom's Brook, "Woodstock Races," October 8-9. Mr. Olive October 9. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Near Kernstown November 10. Newtown and Middle Road, Cedar Creek, November 12. Rude's Hill, near Mt. Jackson, November 22. Expedition to Lacy Springs December 19-22. Lacy Springs December 21. Expedition from Winchester to Moorefield, W. Va., February 4-6, 1865. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester February 27-March 25, 1865. Waynesboro March 2. Occupation of Charlottesville March 3. Beaver Dam Station March 13. 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. Jettersville 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 27, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 14 Officers and 91 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 200 Enlisted men by disease. Total 310.


9th Regiment "Stoneman" Cavalry

Organized at Westfield and Albany, N.Y., September 9 to November 19, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 26, 1861. Attached to Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, to March, 1862. Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. Defenses of Washington, D.C., to June, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, 1st Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862, Cavalry Brigade, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October. 1862. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Companies "C," "F" and "K" detached for duty with Artillery Reserve. Other Companies on duty as train guard, Army of the Potomac, to May 22, 1862. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Before WilIiamsburg May 4-5. West Point May 7. Near Slatersville May 9. Ordered to Washington, D. C., May 22, and duty there until June, when mounted. Action near Cedar Mountain August 12. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Freeman's Ford August 22. Fants Ford and Great Run August 23. Sulphur Springs and Jones Ford August 24 Deep Creek August 25. Salem and White Plains August 27, Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Near Centreville August 31. Fairfax Court House September 2. Berryville September 29. Aldie October 1. Snickersville and Middleburg October 13. Paris and Salem October 17. Thoroughfare Gap October 17. Haymarket October 18. Warrenton October 19. Reconnaissance to Snicker's Ferry and Berryville November 28-30. Upperville November 28. Berryville November 29. Snicker's Ferry, Berryville, November 30. Reconnaissance to Kelleysville December 21-23. Alcock's January 21, 1863. Grove Church, near Morrisville, January 26. Rappahannock Fords and Station February 2. Morrisville February 5. Summerville February 9. Freeman's Ford April 15. Near Warrenton April 28. Stoneman's Raid April 29-May 8. Kelley's Ford April 29. Culpeper April 30. Rapidan Station May 1. Operations on Northern Neck May 20-26. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Ashby's Gap June 20. Upperville and Middleburg June 21. Philomont June 22. Haymarket and Thoroughfare Gap June 24-25. Hunterstown. Pa., June 30. Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Williamsport July 6. Downsville July 7. Boonsboro July 8. Benevola or Beaver Creek July 9. Falling Waters July 10. Funkstown July 10-18. Falling Waters July 14. Emmittsburg July 18. Manassas Gap July 21-22. Wapping Heights July 23. Barbee's Cross Roads July 25. Rixey's Ford July 29. Kelly's Ford July 31-August 1. Brandy Station August 1-3. Stafford Court House August 22. Expedition from Leesburg August 30-September 2. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13. Rapidan Station September 14-15. 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 near Kelly's Ford October 11. Brandy Station October 12. Broad Run October 15. Oak Hill October 16. Hunter's Ford, Rapidan River, October 17-18. Bealeton Station October 24. Rappahannock Station October 26. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Muddy Run November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Parker's Store November 29. Reconnaissance to Woodville December 6. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Barnett's Ford February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Todd's Tavern May 7-8; Spottsylvania May 8. Sheridan's Raid to James River May 9-24. North Anna May 9-10. Ground Squirrel Church and Yellow Tavern May 11. Fortifications of Richmond and Meadow Bridge May 12. Jones Bridge May 17. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Hanovertown and Crump's Creek May 27. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Haw's Shop May 28. Old Church and Mettadequin Creek May 30. Bethesda Church May 31-June 1. Cold Harbor May 31-June 6. Sheridan's Trevillian Raid June 7-24. Trevillian Station June 11-12. Newark or Mallory's Cross Roads June 12. Black Creek or Tunstall Station and White House or St. Peter's Church June 21. Jones Bridge June 23. Before Petersburg June 29-July 31. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 28-29. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Tell Gate, near White Post and Newtown, August 11. Berryville August 12. Near Strasburg August 14. Crooked Run August 13. Cedarville, Guard Hill or Front Royal August 16. Front Royal August 18. Kearneysville August 19. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Near Kearneysville August 25. Near Shephardstown August 2b. Leetown and Smithfield August 28. Smithfield Crossing, Opequan. August 29. Berryville September 3-4. Port Republic September 6. Bunker Hill and Opequan September 13. Sevier's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 15. Battle of Winchester September 19. Strasburg and Middletown September 20. Fisher's Hill September 21-22. Near Edenburg September 23. Mr. Jackson September 23-24. New Market September 24. Brown's Gap September 26. Port Republic September 26-27. New Market September 28. Waynesboro September 29 and October 2. Columbia Furnace October 8. 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. Near Kernstown November 11. Near Winchester November 15. Rude's Hill November 22. Expedition from Winchester into Fauquier and Loudoun Counties November 28-December 3. Expedition to Gordonsville December 19-28. Near Gordonsville December 23. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester February 27-March 25, 1865. Waynesboro March 2. Charlottesville March 3. (A Detachment guard prisoners from Waynesboro to Winchester March 3-8. Near Rude's Hill and Mt. Jackson March 7. Woodstock March 14.) 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, Fall of Petersburg April 2. Tabernacle Church or Beaver Pond 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 July 17, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 84 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 7 Officers and 126 Enlisted men by disease, Total 223.

10th Regiment Cavalry "Porter Guard"

Organized at Elmira, N. Y., September 27, 1861. Moved to Gettysburg, Pa., December 24, and duty there until March, 1862. Duty at Havre de Grace and Baltimore, Md.. Middle Department and in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until August, 1862 Attached to Bayard's Cavalry Brigade, Army of Virginia. August-September, 1862. Bayard's Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Sulphur Springs, Va., August 27, 1862. Near Frying Pan August 27. Reconnaissance to Dranesville, Herndon Station and Frying Pan August 31. Near Centreville September 3. Reconnaissance to Leesburg October 16-17. Aldie and Mountsville October 31. Rappahannock Station November 1. New Baltimore November 4. Rappahannock Station November 7, 8 and 9. United States Ford November 16 (Co. "H"). Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Occoquan, Dumfries, December 19. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Hartwood Church February 25. Rappahannock Railroad Bridge April 14. Stoneman's Raid toward Richmond April 27-May 8. Kelly's Ford April 30. Rapidan Station May 1. Louisa Court House May 2, South Anna Bridge May 3. Ashland Church May 4. Thompson's Cross Roads May 4. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Aldie June 17. Middleburg June 18, 19 and 20. Upperville June 21. Aldie June 22. Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Fairfield, Pa., July 5. Hagerstown, Md., July 11. Boonsboro July 11-12. Near Harper's Ferry July 14. Shephardstown July 14 and 16. Halltown July 15. Near Amissville August 4. Little Washington August 5. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Near Warrenton October 11. Warrenton or White Sulphur Springs October 12-13. Auburn and St. Stephen's Church October 14. Catlett's Station October 15-16. Rappahannock Station October 24. Philomont November 1. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. New Hope Church November 27. Parker's Store November 29. Expedition to Luray December 21-23. Rapidan Campaign May-June, 1864. Near Chancellorsville May 4. Todd's Tavern May 5-6. Wilderness May 6-7. Todd's Tavern May 7-8. Spottsylvania May 8. Sheridan's Raid to the James River May 9-24. North Anna River May 9-10. Ground Squirrel Church and Yellow Tavern May 11. Glen Allen May 11. Fortifications of Richmond May 12. Jones Bridge May 17. Haxall's Landing May 18. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Hanovertown and Haw's Shop May 28. Old Church Tavern May 30. Cold Harbor May 31-June 1. Barker's and Gaines Mills June 2. Bottom's Bridge June 3. Sheridan's Trevillian Raid June 7-24. Trevillian Station June 11-12. Malvern Hill June 16. Kings and Queens Court House June 18. White House or St. Peter's Church and Black Creek or Tunstall Station June 21. Samaria Church June 24. Before Petersburg June 26, 1864, to April 2, 1865, Ream's Station June 30, 1864. Light House Point July 1. Gaines Hill July 2. Prince George Court House July 10 and 16. Lee's Mills July 12. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Malvern Hill July 28. Lee's Mills July 30. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Gravel Hill August 14. Strawberry Plains August 14-18. Weldon Railroad August 19-21. Dinwiddie Road, near Ream's Station, August 23. Ream's Station August 25. Arthur's Swamp August 29-30. Yellow Tavern September 2. Stony Creek Station September 16. Belcher's Mills September 17. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Vaughan Road September 30-October 1. Duncan Road October 1. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Near Prince George Court House November 2. Reconnaissance to Stony Creek November 7. Blackwater Creek November 18. Stony Creek December 1. Hicksford Raid December 6-12. Bellefield December 9-10. Jarrett's Station December 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. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Payne's Cross Roads and Amelia Springs April 5. Deatonville Road and Sailor's Creek April 6. Farmville April 7. Appomattox Station April 8. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 23-29. Moved to Washington, D. C, May. Grand Review May 23. Consolidated with 24th New York Cavalry June 17, 1865, to form 1st Regiment Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 93 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 148 Enlisted men by disease. Total 251.

11th Regiment Cavalry "Scott's 900"

Organized at New York City December, 1861, to May, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., May 5, 1862. Attached to Military District of Washington and 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, May, 1862, to March, 1864. (A Detachment In 8th Army Corps, Middle Department.) District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. District of Baton Rouge, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee, to July, 1865. Consolidated to a Battalion July 21, 1865. District of Memphis, Tenn., to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1864. Action at Blue Ridge Mountain, Va., June 18, 1862. Poolesville, Md., December 14. Near Fairfax Court House, Va., June 27, 1863 (Cos. "B" and "C"). Bolivar Heights June 30. Harper's Ferry July 7. Near Harper's Ferry July 14. Halltown July 15. Edwards' Ferry, Md., August 27 (Detachment). Expedition from Leesburg August 20-September 2 (Co. "F"). Rockville, Md., September 22. Ordered to Dept. of the Gulf March. 1864, and duty in the District of LaFourche, La., until June, and in the District of Baton Rouge, La., until August. Action at New River, La., May 15. Manning's Plantation June 10 and July 20. Orange Grove, near Donaldsonville, July 31. Doyall's Plantation and Donaldsonville August 5. Expedition from Baton Rouge, La., to Clinton, Greensburg, Osyka and Camp Moore October 5-9. Bayou Sara October 5. Lee's Expedition from Baton Rouge to Brookhaven, Miss., and skirmishes, November 14-21. Brookhaven, Miss., November.IS. Near Jackson November 21. Clinton November 23. Liberty, Miss., November 24. Davidson's Expedition from Baton Rouge, La., against Mobile & Ohio Railroad November 27-December 13. Franklinsville November 27. Ocean Springs December 27. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., February, 1865. Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., into Northern Mississippi March 3-11. Germantown March 28 and April 18. Duty at Memphis, Tenn., and in District of West Tennessee until September. Mustered out at Memphis, Tenn., September 30, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 22 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 319 Enlisted men by disease. Total 344.

12th Regiment Cavalry "3rd Ira Harris Guard"

Organized at New York City November, 1862, to September, 1863. Left State by Detachments for Dept. of North Carolina May to December, 1863. Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, 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 January. 1864. District of the Albemarle, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to February, 1864. Palmer's Brigade, Peck's Division, District of North Carolina, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to February., 1865. Cavalry, District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to April. 1865. Kilpatrick's Cavalry Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina May, I863, to July, 1865. Near Kinston, N. C., June 20, 1863. Succade Ferry June 22. Reconnaissance from Plymouth to Nichol's Mills June 28 (Detachment). Free Bridge July 6. Expedition from Newport Barracks to Cedar Point and White Oak River July 13-16 (1 Co.). Smith's Mill Bridge July 15. Swift Creek July 18. Raid to Tarboro July 18-24. Tarboro July 20. Hookerstown July 21. Swift Creek, Street's Ferry and Scupperton July 22 Expedition from Plymouth to Foster's Mills July 26-29 (Detachment). Williamston July 27. Foster's Mills July 27. Sparta July 20. Chowan July 28. Near Washington August 14. Near Rocky Run November 4. Near Janesville November 20. Near Greenville November 25. Greenville November 30. Near Kinston December 5. Free Bridge. Chincapin Creek, December 16 (Cos. "A," "B" and "E"). Scout from Rocky Run toward Trenton December 21-24 (Detachment). Near Washington December 21. Expedition from Newport Barracks to Young's Cross Roads, Swansboro and Jackson December 27-29. Swansboro Road December 28. Greenville December 30. Operations about New Berne against Whiting January 18-February 16, 1864. Expedition to Onslow County January 27. New Berne February 1-4. Batchelor's Creek February 1. Brice's Creek February 1-2. Beach Grove February 1-3. Near Plymouth February 12. Greenville February 18-19. Near Plymouth April 2. Beaver Creek April 17. Plymouth April 17-20 (Cos. "A," "F"). Tom Mack's Fork April 21. Before New Berne May 4-6. Expedition from Batchelor's Creek to near Kinston June 20-23 (Cos. "B," "D"). Expedition against Wilmington and Weldon Railroad June 20-25 (Co. "E"). Onslow County June 20. North East June 20-21. Southwest Creek June 22. Sneed's Ferry June 22. Jackson's Mills June 22. Swansboro June 23 Near Kinston June 28. Deep Gully September 19. Scout to Gum Swamp October 11-13. Gardiner's Bridge December 4 and 9. Scout to Southwest Creek December 10-25. Foster's Mills December 10. Mosely Ford December 10. Southwest Creek Bridge December 11-12 Jamestown December 29. Greenwich December 30 Plymouth February 2, 1865. Colerain February 2 Plymouth February 12. Greenville February 18-19 Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. South west Creek March 6-7. Wise's Forks March 7-10. Cove Creek, Trent Road, March 11. Kinston March 14. Best's Station March 19. Mosely Hall March 20. Near Goldsboro March 21-22. Hookerstown March 31 (Co. "L") April 3-4 and 7. Near Faisson's Station April 4. Fais son's Station April 11. Best's Station April 12-13. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty in the Department of North Carolina until July. Mustered out at Raleigh, N. C., July 19, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 31 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 170 Enlisted men by disease. Total 209. 

13th Regiment Cavalry "Seymour Light"

Regiment organized at Staten Island, N.Y., by consolidation of several incomplete Cavalry organizations June 20, 1863. 6 Companies ("A," "B," "C," "D," "E" and "F") left State,for Washington, D.C., June 23, 1863. Companies "G" and "H" August 14, 1863, and "I," "K," "L" and "M" in winter of 1863-1864. Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, June to December. 1863. Tyler's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Tyler's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, to November, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Patrol duty in rear of Army of the Potomac, during Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign, June-July, 1863. New York Riots July 15, 1863 (Cos. "G," "H"). Duty in and covering the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until June, 1865. Action at Fairfax, Va., August 24, 1863. Operating against Moseby until October, 1863. Near Bristoe Station October 14. Chanuntily October 16. Near Lewinsville December 9. Near Vienna December 16. Fairfax Court House December 22. Scout from Vienna to Leesburg December 25-27. Scout from Vienna to Hopewell Gap December 28-31. Front Royal February 20, 1864. Scout from Vienna to Farmwell February 25-26, Scout from Vienna toward Upperville April 28-May 1. Carter's Farm May 1, Near Aldie June 11 and July 9. Mt. Zion Church, near Aldie, July 6. Scout from Falls Church July 18-21 (Detachment). Fairfax Station August 8. Blue Ridge Mountains August 10. Annandale September 3. Culpeper September 4. Near Centreville September 13. Fairfax Station September 17. Culpeper September 22. Salem and White Plains October 5-7. Moseby's Camp October 14. Union Mills October 16. Piedmont October 19. Near Fall's Church October 22. Rectorstown December 21. Lewinsville January 1, 1865. Near Broad Run February 3. Near Leesburg February 6. Near Peach Grove March 12 (Detachment). Near Dranesville March 18 (Detachment). Consolidated with 16th New York Cavalry June 23, 1865, to form 3rd Regiment Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 31 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 97 Enlisted men by disease. Total 129.


14th Regiment Cavalry "1st Metropolitan Cavalry"

Organized at New York City and mustered in by Companies as follows: "A" November 24. "B" November 25. "C" December 22. "D" December 4, 1862. "E" February 3. "F" February 26. "G" March 14. "H" March 18. "I" April 25. "K" July 8. "L" June 6, and "M" July 18, 1863. Companies "A" to "E" left State for Department of the Gulf February 8. 1863. 4 Companies left State for Dept. of the Gulf April, 1863, and remaining 3 Companies left State for Dept. of the Gulf October, 1863. Attached to Defenses of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1863. Grierson's Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863. Defenses of New Orleans, La., to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. District of Baton Rouge, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. Separate Cavalry Brigade, District of Baton Rouge, La., to February, 1865, District of Morganza, Dept. of the Gulf, to April, 1865. Defenses of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to May, 1865. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1865 (Co. "M" detached at Fort Barrancas, Fla., District of West Florida, September, 1863, to February, 1865.)

SERVICE.--Siege of Port Hudson, La., May 24-July 9, 1863. Clinton June 3-4. Near Port Hudson June 11. New York Riots July 13-15 (Detachment). Opposite Donaldsonville September 23 (1 Company). Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Washington October 24 and 31. Bayou Bourbeaux November 3. Grand Coteau, Carrion Crow Bayou, November 3. Vermillion Bayou November 12. Near New Iberia November 19. Camp Pratt November 20. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22, 1864. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Bayou Rapides March 20. Henderson's Hill March 21. Monett's Ferry and Cloutiersville March 29-30. Natchitoches March 31. Crump's Hill April 2. Wilson's Farm April 7. Bayou de Paul, Carroll's Mill and Sabine Cross Roads, Mansfield, April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Natchitoches April 22. About Cloutiersville April 22-24. Bayou Rapides April 26. Mc-Nutt's Hill, Alexandria, April 26. About Alexandria April 26-May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Wilson's Landing May 14. Avoyelle's Prairie May 15. Mansura and Marksville May 16. Morganza May 23-24 Moved to Baton Rouge, La., and duty there until January, 1865. Highland Stockade, near Baton Rouge July 29, 1864. Bayou Letsworth August 11. Expedition to Clinton August 23-29. Olive Branch, Comite River and Clinton August 25. Near Baton Rouge September 17. Greenville Springs Road September 24. Expedition from Baton Rouge to Clinton, Greensburg, Osyka and Camp Moore October 5-9. Expedition from Baton Rouge to Brookhaven, Miss., and skirmishes November 14-21, Clinton and Liberty. Creek November 15. Summit, Miss., November 19. Clinton and Liberty November 23. Davidson's Expedition from Baton Rouge against Mobile & Ohio Railroad November 27-December 13. Jackson November 27. Franklin Creek December 22. Davis Creek, near Mobile, December 22, Five Mile Creek, near East Pascagoula, December 26. Griffin's Mills, near East Pascagoula, January 3, 1865. At Morganza until June, 1865. Raid to Clinton and Jackson March 1-10, 1865. McCullom's Point, Morganza Bend, March 12. Near Morganza April 3. Company "M" at Jackson's Bridge, Grand Bayou, Fla., January 25, 1864. Cow Ford Creek, near Pensacola, Fla., April 2. Jackson Bridge May 25. Near Barrancas May 26. Expedition from Barrancas toward Pollard, Ala., July 21-25. Fifteen Mile House July 21. Pollard, Ala., July 22. Camp Gonzales July 22, Expedition from Barrancas August 13-14. Little Escanabia River, Ala., December 15. Pollard, Ala., December 16. Pine Barren Creek December 17. Regiment consolidated with 18th New York Cavalry June 12, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 16 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 137 Enlisted men by disease. Total 158.

15th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Syracuse, N.Y., and mustered in as follows: Companies "A," "B," "C" August 8; "D," "F," "G," August 26; "E" August 15; "H" September 5; "K" October 15; "I" November 30, 1863; "L" January 20, and "M" January 24, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C. Companies "A" to "G" September, 1863. "H" and "K" October, 1863. "I" November, 1863, and "L" and "M" January, 1864. Attached to 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, D.C., to January, 1864. Cavalry Brigade, 1st Division, Army of West Virginia, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia, to August, 1864. Remount Camp Cumberland, Md., to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, and Army of the Potomac to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Stoneman, Defenses of Washington, until January, 1864. Action at Hillsboro, Va., January 22. Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties, West Virginia, January 27-February 7. Upperville February 20. Expedition to Petersburg and destruction of Salt Works near Franklin, West Va., February 29-March 5. Sigel's Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market April 30-May 16. Moorefield May 12. Luray Gap, Mt. Jackson, and near New Market May 13. New Market May 14-15. Front Royal May 22. Newtown May 25. Hunter's Raid to Lynchburg, Va., May 26-July 1. Woodstock May 27. Newtown May 29-30. Mt. Jackson June 4. Piedmont June 5, Occupation of Staunton June 6. Waynesboro June 10. Lexington June 11. New London June 16. Diamond Hills June 17. Lynchburg June 17-18. Liberty June 19-20. Catawba Mountains and Salem June 21. Newtown June 28. Bunker Hill July 2. Bolivar Heights July 2. Leetown and Martinsburg July 3. Near Hillsboro July 15-16. Snicker's Ferry July 17-18. Ashby's Gap and Berry's Ford July 19. Near Kernstown July 23. Kernstown, Winchester, July 24. Bunker Hill and Martinsburg July 25. Strasburg August 11. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Ordered to Cumberland, Md., August 24, and duty at Remount Camp until October. Green Springs Run November 1 (Detachment). Expedition to Lacy Springs December 19-21. Lacy Springs December 21. Near Harrisonburg December 31. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester February 27-March 25, 1865. Waynesboro March 2. Occupation of Staunton 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. Jettersville 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. Consolidated with 6th New York Cavalry June 17, 1865, to form 2nd Regiment Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 35 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 126 Enlisted men by disease. Total 168.

16th Regiment Cavalry "Sprague Light Cavalry"

Organized at Plattsburg, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows "A," "B," "C," "D" June 19, 1863. "F" August 1, 1863. "G" and "H" August 13, 1863. "I" September 2, 1863. "K" September 22, 1863. "L" October 18, 1863, and "M" September 5, 1863. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" left State for Washington, D.C., June 19, 1863. Companies "E," "F," "G," "H" August 19, I863, and "I," "K," "L" September, and "M" October 23, 1863. Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to October, 1863. DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Defenses of Washington, south of the Potomac, to December, 1863. 4th Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, to November, 1864. 1st Separate Brigade, 22nd Army Corps. to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Patrol duty in rear of Army of the Potomac during Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June and July, 1863. Duty in and covering the Defenses of Washington, D.C., and operating against guerrillas until June, 1865. Lewinsville, Va., October 1, 1863 (Co. "B"). Bristoe Station October 14. Near Blue Ridge Mountains November 18. Near Circlesville February 21, 1864. Dranesville February 22. Scout from Vienna to Farmwell February 25-26. Leesburg April 10. Hunter's Point April 23. Expedition from Vienna toward Upperville April 28-May 1. Near Middleburg April 29. Blue Ridge Mountains April 30. Carter's Farm May 1. Middleburg May 29. Fall's Church June 23 (Detachment). Centreville June 24. Annandale June 26. Aldie July 6. Scout to Rapidan Station July 26 (Detachment). Burke's Station July 29. Fairfax Station August 4. Near Fairfax Station August 7. Fairfax Station and near Fall's Church August 8. Annandale August 14. Fort Buffalo August 22. Annandale August 24. Fall's Church September 13. Fairfax Station and Culpeper September 17. Culpeper September 19. Wolf Run Shoal September 20. Culpeper September 22. Near Lewinsville October 1. Salem and White Plains October 5-7. Fall's Church October 18. Piedmont October 10. Flint Hill November 27. Vienna December 3. Operations about Salem. Warrenton, Bealeton Station, Centreville and Sulphur Springs March 3-8. Warrenton March 5, 1865. Near Flint Hill March 7. Vienna March 8. Scout in Loudoun County March 12-14. Scout from Vienna into Loudoun County, April 8-10. Garrett's Farm, near Port Royal, April 26 (Detachment). Capture of J. Wilkes Booth and Daniel E. Harold. Consolidated with 13th New York Cavalry June 23, 1865, to form 3rd Regiment Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 20 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 120 Enlisted men by disease. Total 141.

17th Regiment Cavalry

Failed to complete organization. Enlisted men transferred to 1st Veteran Cavalry September 17, 1863.

18th Regiment Cavalry "Cornish Light Cavalry"

Organized at New York and mustered in by Companies as follows: "A" July 18, "B" July 19, "C" August 12, "D" August 25, "E" August 15, "F" August 31, "G" October 13, "H" October 31, "I" December 2, 1863; "K," "L" and "M" January, 1864. Companies "A" to "F" left State for Washington, D.C., September-26, 1863; Companies "G" and "H" October 23; "I" and "K" December 13, 1863, and "L" and "M" January, 1864. Attached to Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, to December, 1863. Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps, to February, 1864. 5th Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. District of LaFourche, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1865. Southern Division of Louisiana, Dept. of the Gulf, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Military Division of West Mississippi, to June, 1865. Dept. of Louisiana to September. 1865. Dept. of Texas to May, 1866.

SERVICE.--New York Riots July 13-16, 1863. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until February, 1864. Ordered to the Dept. of the GuIf February 16. 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. Pleasant Hill April 7. Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Grand Ecore April 10. Bayou Salins April 14. Campti April 15. Grand Ecore April 16. Bayou Salina April 17-18. Natchitoches April 19. About Cloutiersville April 22-24. Monett's Ferry, Cane River Crossing, April 23. Grand Ecore April 29. Near Alexandria May 1. Bayou Roberts May 3. Moore's Plantation May 4-5. Well's Plantation May 5-6. Near Alexandria May 8. Bayou Rapides May 10. Near Alexandria May 11-12. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 15-16. Near Moreauville May 17. Yellow Bayou May 17-18. Morganza May 24. Duty in the Defenses of New Orleans until January, 1865. Pattersonville July 12, 1864. Centreville July 14. Franklin July 18. At LaFourche tiI1 November, 1864. At Bonnet Carre until March, 1865. Expedition from Brashear City to Amite River March 26-29, 1865 (Detachment). Duty in District of Louisiana until November, and at various points In Texas until May, 1866. Mustered out at Victoria, Texas, May 31, 1866, and honorably discharged from service. (Cos. "A" and "F" detached in Texas June to November, 1864.) Parish Vico, Texas. June 25. Brownsville and Rancho San Pedro July 25. Clarksville August 14.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 10 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 203 Enlisted men by disease. Total 216.

19th Regiment Cavalry

(See 1st Dragoons.)

20th Regiment Cavalry "M'Clellan"

Organized at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y., and mustered in Companies "A" to "G" September 3, 1863; Company "H" September 4, 1863; Companies "I" and "K" September 17; "L" September 22, 1863, and Company "M" September 23, 1863. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 30; thence moved to Portsmouth, Va., by Detachments October and November, 1863. Attached to United States Forces, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. Heckman's Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864, Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. District of Eastern Virginia, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, Kautz's Cavalry Division, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1865. Company "D" attached to Separate Brigade, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., Army of the James, December, 1864, to June, 1865. Company "F" at Port Powhattan, Separate Brigade, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va, December, 1864, to June, 1865. Company "G" attached to 1st Brigade, McKenzie's Cavalry Division, Army of the James, March to June, 1865. Company "I" with Provisional Division, Army of the James, March to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., November, 1863, to December, 1864. Action at Smithfield, Va., February 1, 1864. Suffolk February 20. Chuckatuck June 6. Wood's Mills Hill June 24. South Quay July 3. Expedition from Suffolk into North Carolina July 27-August 4. Winston, N. C., July 29. Guiam's Ford, N. C., August 12. Jamestown Island September 3. Expedition from Bermuda Mills to Murfrees Depot, N. C., October 15-17 (Cos. "D," "I" and "K"). Blackwater October 16. Before Petersburg and Richmond December, 1864, to April, 1865. Expedition from Portsmouth to Hertford, N. C., December 6-10, 1864 (Detachment). Operations about Broadwater River and Chowan River December 11-19. Darbytown Road January 13, 1865. Appomattox Campaign April 1-9 (Cos. "G" and "I"). Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Deep Creek April 3-4. Rice's Station April 6. Burke's Station April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until July. (Co. "D" at Fort Pocohontas December, 1864, to June, 1865; Co. "F" at Fort Powhatan December, 1864, to June, 1865.) Mustered out July 31, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 125 Enlisted men by disease. Total 132.

21st Regiment Cavalry "Griswold Light Cavalry"

Organized at Troy, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: "A," "B," "C" and "D" August 28, 1863; "E" September 1, 1863; "F" September 18, 1863; "G" October 14, 1863; "H" October 15, 1863; "I" October 16, 1863; "K" November,. and "L" December, 1863; "M" January, 1864. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and "E" left State for Washington, D.C., September 4, 1863. Company "F" September 19; "G," "H" and "I" October 19; "K" November, 1863, and "L" and "M" February, 1864. Attached to 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, D.C., to January, 1864. Cavalry Brigade, 1st Division, Army of West Virginia, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia, to September, 1864. Remount Camp Cumberland, Md., Dept. of West Virginia, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to March, 1865. Tibbitt's Brigade, District of Harper's Ferry, Dept. of West Virginia, to May, 1865. 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1865. Dept. of Missouri to June, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Stoneman, Defenses of Washington, D. C, until February, 1864. Attempt to capture Lieutenant Washington by Company "H" January 4. Company ambushed near Smithfield, Va. Berryville Ford January 22. Newtown and Woodstock January 23. Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties, W. Va., January 27-February 7. Mechanicsburg Gap February 2. Moorefield February 4. Moved to Harper's Ferry, thence to Halltown, Va. Charlestown February 6-7. Near Smithfield February 14. Paris February 20. Near Kablestown April 10. Near Middletown April 24 (Detachment). Sigel's Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market April 30-May 16. Brock's Gap May 10, Battle of New Market May 15. Newtown May 21, 29 and 30 and June 3. Hunter's Raid on Lynchburg May 26-July 1. Piedmont June 5. Occupation of Staunton June 6. Lexington June 14. Otter Creek June 16. Diamond Hill June 17. Lynchburg June 17-18. Liberty June 19. Catawba Mountains June 21. Salem June 21-22. Bushy Ridge, Charlestown, June 27. Winchester July 1. Bunker Hill July 2. Buckton July 3. Pleasant Valley July 4. Solomon's Gap July 7. Brownsville July 7. Frederick City July 11. Near Hillsboro July 15-16. Purcellsville and near Wood's Grove July 16. Snicker's Gap and Snicker's Ferry July 17-18. Ashby's Gap and Berry's Ford July 19. Salem July 20. Stevenson's Depot July 20. Near Kernstown July 23. Kernstown, Winchester, July 24. Bunker Hill and Martinsburg July 25. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Falling Waters August 24. Duty at Remount Camp, Cumberland, Md., until November. Milford October 25-26. Nineyah November 12. Stony Creek, Hawkinsville, and Rude's Hill, near Front Royal, November 22. Near Kernstown November 24. Near Winchester November 29. Near Millwood December 4. White Post December 6. Raid on Gordonsville December 19-28. Liberty Mills December 21. Gordonsville December 22-23. Warrenton December 26. Ashby's Gap December 27. Near Paris January 19, 1865. Expedition from Winchester into Loudoun County February 18-19. Ashby's Gap February 19. White Post March 22. Near Berryville April 9. Duty at Washington, D.C., until June, and at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, until September. At Denver, Colo., until June, 1866. Mustered out at Denver, Colo. Company "B" June 23, Company "F" June 26, Company "G" June 29, Company "C" July 3, Company "E" July 5, Company "D" July 7 and Company "A" at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, August 31, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 63 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 76 Enlisted men by disease. Total 143.

22nd Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Rochester, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: Company "A" December 20, 1863; Companies "B" and "C" January 5; Companies "D," "E" and "F" January 10; Companies "G," "H" and "I" February 2; Company "K" February 6; Company "L" February 12, and Company "M" February 23, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., March 4, 1864. Attached to 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, March and April, 1864. 4th Division, 9th Army Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August. 1864; and Army of the Shenandoah. Middle Military Division, to March, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Alexandria, Va., to April, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Battle of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania Court House May 8-21 (Battalion). Escort ambulance trains to Fredericksburg May 9, and picket duty there until May 28. Moved to White House Landing, thence to Cold Harbor. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Long Bridge June 12. Riddle's Shop June 13. White Oak Swamp June 13. Malvern Hill June 15. Wilson's Raid on South Side & Danville Railroad June 22-30. Ream's Station June 22. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23 (Detachment). Dinwiddie Court House June 22. Black and White Station June 23. Nottaway Court House June 23, Stony Creek Station June 23. Staunton River Bridge (or Roanoke Station) June 25. Sappony Church (or Stony Creek) June 28. Ream's Station June 29-30. Before Petersburg until July 30. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Winchester August 17. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Kearneysville August 25. Near Brucetown and near Winchester September 7. Locke's Ford September 13. Battle of Winchester September 19, Near Cedarville September 20. Front Royal Pike September 21. Fisher's Hill, Luray Valley and Milford, September 22. Waynesboro September 29 and October 2. Tom's Brook ("Woodstock Races") October 8-9. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19, Near Kernstown November 10. Newtown and Cedar Creek November 12. Rude's Hill, near Mt Jackson, November 22. Moorefield Pike November 30. Expedition to Lacy's Springs December 19-22. Lacy's Springs December 21. Expedition from Winchester to Moorefield, W. Va., February 4-6, 1865. Sheridan's Raid, Waynesboro, March 2. Occupation of Staunton March 2. Detached from Division to guard prisoners from Waynesboro to Winchester March 3-8. Harrisonburg March 5. Mr. Jackson and Rude's Hill March 7. Duty at and in the vicinity of Winchester until July. Scout from Winchester to Edenburg March 17-19 (Detachment). Operations in the Shenandoah Valley April 26-May 5. Mustered out August 1, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 20 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 183 Enlisted men by disease. Total 207.

23rd Regiment Cavalry "Mix's Battalion"

Only two Companies organized, January to May, 1863. Left State for Dept. of North Carolina May, 1863. (Mostly attached to 12th New York Cavalry, which see.) Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1863. Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to October, 1863. Sub-District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1865. Sub-District of New Berne N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Raid on Wilmington & Weldon Railroad July 3-7, 1863. Kenansville and Warsaw July 5. Swift Creek July 18. Expedition to Tarboro and Rocky Mount July 18-24. Tarboro July 20. Swift Creek and Street's Ferry July 21. Scupperton July 22. Expedition from Newport Barracks to Young's Cross Roads, Swansboro and Jackson December 27-29. Expedition to Ob\nslow County January 27, 1864. New Berne February 1-3. Gale's Creek and Newport Barracks February 2. Raid on Wilmington & Weldon Railroad June 20-25. (See 12th New York Cavalry.) Mustered out at Raleigh, N. C., July 22, 1865.

Battalion lost 14 Enlisted men by disease during service.


24th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Auburn, N.Y., and mustered in Companies "A," "C," "D" and "E" December 28, 1863. "B," "F," "G," "H" and "I" January 7, 1864. "K" and "L" January 19, 1864; and "M," January 26, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., February 23, 1864. Attached to Marshall's Provisional Brigade as Infantry, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, April to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until April, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-81. 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. Ream's Station August 25. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Vaughan Road October 1. Peeble's Farm October 2. Reconnaissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Road October 8. Regiment mounted October 20, 1864. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Prince George Court House November 24. Stony Creek Station December 1. Hicksford Raid December 6-12. Bellefield and Three Creeks December 9. Halifax Road December 10-11. 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. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Payne's Cross Roads April 5. Amelia Springs April 5. Deatonville Road and Sailor's Creek April 6. Farmville April 7. 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. Consolidated with 10th New York Cavalry June 17, 1865, to form 1st Regiment Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 107 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 133 Enlisted men by disease. Total 248.

25th Regiment Cavalry

Regiment organized at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and at Hart's Island, N.Y. Harbor, and mustered in by Companies as follows: Companies "A" and "B" February 20, Companies "C" and "D" March 19, Company "E" April 14, Company "F" April 23, Company "G" April 20, Company "H" July 29, Company "I" September 18, Company "K" May 16, Company "L" October 15 and Company "M" October 20, 1864. Moved to Washington, D.C., by detachments March to October, 1864. Attached to Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps. April to June, 1864. Provost Guard Army of the Potomac, to July, 1864. Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Corps, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, to January, 1865. Unattached, 2nd Infantry Division, Army of West Virginia, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until June, 1864. Ordered to the field and Provost duty with Army of the Potomac to July, 1864. Fort Stevens and repulse of Early's attack on Washington, July 11-12. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until August. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Toll Gate, near White Post, August 11. Cedarville, Guard Hill, or Front Royal, August 16. Winchester August 17. Opequan Creek August 18. Near Kearneysville August 25. Halltown August 26. Duffield Station August 27. Berryville September 3. Opequan Creek September 13. Sevler's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 15. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Front Royal September 23-24. Luray Valley September 24. Luray September 25. Port Republic September 26-27. Mt. Crawford October 2. Tom's Brook ("Woodstock Races") October 8-9. Near Conrad's Ferry October 22. Newtown November 12. Rude's Hill, near Mt. Jackson, November 22. White Plains November 27-28. Expedition into Faquier and Loudoun Counties November 28-December 3. Upperville November 29. Snicker's Gap November 30. Expedition to Gordonsville December 19-28. Flint Hill December 20. Jack's Shop, near Gordonsville, December 22-23. Columbia Furnace January 19 and 29, 1865. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until June. Mustered out at Hart's Island, N.Y., June 27, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 16 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 49 Enlisted men by disease. Total 66.

26th Regiment Cavalry "Frontier Cavalry"

Organized for one year's service on the Northern Frontier of New York. Company "G" organized at Plattsburg, N.Y., and mustered in February 11, 1865. Mustered out at Plattsburg, N.Y., July 6, 1865. Company "H" organized at Watertown, N.Y., and mustered in February 22, 1865. Mustered out at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y., July 7, 1865. Company "I" organized at Malone, N.Y., and mustered in February 22, 1865. Mustered out at Ogdensburg, N.Y.. July 3, 1865. Company "K" organized at Buffalo, N.Y., and mustered in February 24, 1865. Mustered out at Fort Porter, N.Y., June 29, 1865. Company "L" organized at Malone, N. Y., and mustered in February 24, 1865. Mustered out at Ogdensburg, N.Y., July 1, 1865.

Lost 3 by disease. 

Devin's Company 1st Cavalry New York Militia "Jackson Horse Guard"

Volunteered for three months United States service and left State for Washington, D.C., July 3, 1861. Mustered in at Washington July 14, and Provost duty in the Defenses of that city until October. Participated in skirmishes at Fall's Church, Vienna and Lewinsville, Va. Mustered out at New York City October 23, 1861.

Oneida Independent Company Cavalry

Organized in Oneida, N. Y,, and mustered in September 4, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., September, 1861. Attached to Stoneman's Cavalry Command, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. At Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, as escort until June, 1865. History Army of the Potomac. Mustered out June 13, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Company lost during service 10 by disease.

Sauer's Company "C" Hussars 3rd Cavalry New York Militia

Volunteered for three months' United States service and left State July 23, 1861. Mustered out at New York City November 2, 1861.

 

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

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