Union Regimental Histories

 

New York

 

1st Battalion Sharpshooters


Organized by consolidation of 6th Company Sharpshooters. Organized at Rochester, N.Y., September 13, 1862. 7th Company Sharpshooters organized at Jamestown September 12, 1862. 8th Company Sharpshooters organized at Staten Island January, 1863, and 9th Company Sharpshooters organized at Staten Island for nine months' service January, 1863. Ordered to Suffolk, Va., February 3, 1863. Attached to Gibb's Provisional Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Siege of Suffolk, Va., April 12-May 4, 1863. Action at Suffolk April 17. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to Bottom's Bridge July 1-7. Baltimore Cross Roads July 2. Ordered to Washington, D.C., July 8; thence to Join Army of the Potomac in the field. Joined 1st Army Corps July 15. Pursuit of Lee July 15-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Haymarket October 19. Advanced to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 5-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. About Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad August 18-21, 1864. Reconnaissance to Boydton Road October 8. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad, Hicksford Raid, December 7-12. Dabney's Mills February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. White Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out 6th, 7th and 8th Companies July 10, 1865. 9th Company August 5, 1863.
Battalion lost during service 23 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 38 Enlisted men by disease. Total 62.


1st United States Sharpshooters (Berdan's)


Companies "A," "D" and "H" organized at New York City, and Company "B" at Albany, N.Y. Mustered in at Washington, D.C., November 29, 1861. (See 1st United States Sharpshooters for service.) Company "A" mustered out August 19, 1864. Company "D" mustered out August 28, 1864. Veterans and Recruits to Companies "I" and "K" November 22, 1864. Veterans of Company "H" to Company "D" September 16, 1864. Regiment consolidated with 2nd United States Sharpshooters December 31, 1864. Veterans and Recruits of these Companies transferred to 124th New York Infantry February 28, 1865.


1st Regiment Infantry


Organized at New York City and mustered in April 22, 1861. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., May 20, 1861, and duty there until July 3. Attached to Fort Monroe, Camp Hamilton and Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, May, 1861, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Occupation of Newport News May 29, 1861. Action at Big Bethel, Va., June 10. Duty at Camp Hamilton and Newport News, Va., until June, 1862. Action between Monitor and Merrimac in Hampton Roads March 8, 1862. Joined Army of the Potomac on the Peninsula June 5. Actions near Fair Oaks June 20, 23 and 24. Oak Grove, near Fair Oaks, June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. About Fair Oaks June 26-29. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville, Va., August 16-27. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battle of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until October, 11. March up the Potomac to Leesburg, thence movement to Falmouth, Va., October 11-November 23. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 25, 1863, expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 79 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 31 Enlisted men by disease. Total 113.


2nd Regiment Infantry (Troy Regiment)


Organized at Troy, N.Y., and mustered in May 14, 1861, for two years. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., May 18, 1861. Attached to Fortress Monroe, Camp Hamilton and Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Occupation of Newport News, Va., May 29, 1861. Action at Big Bethel June 10. Duty at Camp Hamilton and Newport News, Va., until June, 1862. Expedition up James River January 17, 1862. Action between Monitor and Merrimac in Hampton Roads March 8. Joined Army of the Potomac on the Peninsula June 5. Near Fair Oaks June 16, 18 and 21. Battle of Oak Grove June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. About Fair Oaks June 26-29. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16. Malvern Hill August 5. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-26. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia, Bristoe Station or Kettle Run August 27. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., near Fort Lyon, Fairfax Seminary and at Munson's Hill until November, and at Fairfax Station, Va., November 2-25. Operations on Orange & Alexandria Railroad November 10-12. Near Falmouth, Va., November 28-December 11. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March, January 20-24, 1863. Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church February 5-7. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 26, 1863, expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 25 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 22 Enlisted men by disease. Total 48.

 


2nd Regiment State Militia Infantry


(See 82nd Regiment Infantry)


3rd Regiment Infantry


Organized at Albany, N.Y., and mustered in May 14, 1861, for two years' service. Reorganized May, 1863. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., May 31, 1861, and duty there until July 30. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 30, and duty there until June 6, 1862. Attached to Fort Monroe and Camp Hamilton, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1861. Dix's Command, Baltimore, Md., to June, 1862. Mansfield's Division, Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1862. Weber's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to September, 1862. Fortress Monroe, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. Suffolk, Va., 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept of Virginia, to July, 1863. Alvord's Brigade, Vodges' Division, Folly Island, S.C.. 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Vodges' Division, Northern District Folly Island, 10th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps, to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Action at Big Bethel, Va., June 10, 1861. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 30, and duty there until June 6, 1862. Moved to Suffolk, Va., June 6, and duty there until September. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., and duty there until April, 1863. Moved to Suffolk April 19. Siege of Suffolk April 19-May 4. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. (2 years' men mustered out May 21, 1863.) Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. Ordered to Folly Island, S.C. Action at Morris Island, S.C., August 3. Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, S.C., and against Fort Sumter and Charleston August 9-September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter August 17-23. Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Operations in Charleston Harbor against Forts Sumter and Charleston September 8 to December 21. Bombardment of Fort Sumter October 27-November 9. Duty on Folly Island, S.C., until April, 1864. Moved to Gloucester Point, Va. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Port Walthall May 7. Swift Creek or Arrow field Church May 9-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-28. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16 to December 12, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30. Duty in the trenches before Petersburg and on the Bermuda front until September 27. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. In trenches before Richmond until December 7. Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., December 7-27. 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 3-15, 1865. Assault on and capture of Fort Fisher, N. C, January 15. Sugar Loaf Battery February 11. Fort Anderson February 18-20. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Duty in the Dept. of North Carolina until August. Mustered out August 28, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 36 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 83 Enlisted men by disease. Total 122.


4th Regiment Infantry (1st Scott Life Guards)


Organized at New York City and mustered in as follows: Companies "C," "D," "E," "F," "H" and "K" May 2; Companies "A" and "G" May 7; Companies "B" and "I" May 9, 1861. Left State for Newport News, Va., June 3. Attached to Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1861. Dix's Command, Baltimore, Md., to June, 1862. Webber's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Newport News, Va., June to July 25, 1861. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 25, and duty there and at Havre de Grace until June 5, 1862. Moved to Suffolk, Va., June 5, and duty there until September. Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac September 8. Maryland Campaign. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 22, and duty there until October 30. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 25, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 62 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 23 Enlisted men by disease. Total 88.


4th Regiment National Guard Infantry


Organized at Harrisburg, Pa., June 18, 1863, for thirty days' United States service. On duty in the Dept. of the Susquehanna during the Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign. Mustered out July 24, 1863.


5th Regiment Infantry (3 Months)


Tendered service to State April 19, 1861. Sailed from New York for Fortress Monroe, Va., April 27; thence to Annapolis, Md., April 30. Guard duty along railroad from Annapolis to Annapolis Junction until May 12. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 12, and quartered in the United States Capital until May 23. Mustered in for three months' United States service May 16. Advance into Virginia and occupation of Arlington Heights May 24. Guard and picket duty until June 3. Camp on Meridian Hill until July 7. Moved to Baltimore, thence to Hagerstown, Md., July 7, and to Martinsburg, Va., July 9-10. Attached to Butterfield's Brigade, Sandford's Division, Patterson's Army. Advance to Bunker Hill July 15. To Smithfield July 17, thence to Charlestown. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July 21, and duty at Bolivar Heights until July 28. Moved to Knoxville, Md., July 28; thence to Baltimore July 30; then to New York City. Mustered out August 7, 1861.


5th Regiment Infantry (Duryee's Zouaves)


Organized at New York City and mustered in for two years' service May 9, 1861. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., May 23. Attached to Pierce's Brigade, Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1861. Dix's Division, Baltimore, Md., to March, 1862. Sykes' Infantry (Reserve), Army of the Potomac, May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Sykes' 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to. May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Newport News, Va., May 25 to July 26, 1861. Action at Big Bethel June 10. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 26, and duty there until April 11, 1862. Expedition through Accomac and Northampton Counties, Va., November 14-22, 1861. Moved to the Peninsula, Va., April 11, 1862. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 15-May 4. Reconnaissance to near Hanover Court House May 26. Hanover Court House May 27. Operations about Hanover Court House May 27-29. New Bridge June 5. Operations against Stuart June 13-15. Old Church June 13. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battle of Mechanicsville June 26. Battle of Gaines Mill June 27. (Note.--At Gaines Mill, under command of Lieut.-Col. Hiram Duryea, it faced a musketry fire which cut down one third of its men and won praises from all who witnessed its remarkable efficiency and drill while in the thickest of that fight. It was in that battle that after having received several deadly volleys it paused at one time, while still under fire, to count off anew so that its movements might not be deranged by the absence of the fallen men. At Manassas it took into action 490 men of whom 117 were killed or mortally wounded.) White Oak Swamp and Turkey Bend June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 15. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 15-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shephardstown Ford September 20. Duty in Maryland to October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 14, 1863, expiration of term. Recruits assigned to 146th New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 171 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 34 Enlisted men by disease. Total 211.


5th Regiment National Guard Infantry


Entered service of the United States for thirty days June, 1863. Left State for Harrisburg, Pa., June 18. Guard duty at Harrisburg, Marysville, Carlisle and Chambersburg, Pa., until July 17. Attached to Yates' 1st Brigade, Dana's Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna. Mustered out July 22, 1863.


5th Regiment Veteran Infantry


Organized into a Battalion of four Companies by consolidation of the Veterans and Recruits of the 5th New York Infantry, with those recruited for the reorganized 31st and 37th New York Infantry October 14, 1863. A Battalion of the 12th New York Infantry assigned as Companies "E" and "F," and the Veterans and Recruits of the 94th New York Infantry assigned June 2, 1864, as Companies "G," "H," "I" and "K." Left State for Washington, D.C., October 27, 1863. Attached to Garrison of Alexandria, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865. Hart's Island, N.Y., to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until May, 1864. Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac in the field May, 1864. Battles about Cold Harbor May 31-June 12; Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad June 22-23, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad, "Hicksford Raid," December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. White Oak Road March 29-31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D, C., May. Grand Review May 23. Moved to Hart's Island, N.Y., and duty there until August, 1865. Mustered out August 21, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 91 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 90 Enlisted men by disease. Total 189.


6th Regiment Infantry (3 Months.) "Governor's Guard"


Organized for three months' United States service April 19, 1861. Left State for Annapolis, Md., April 21. On duty at Annapolis and at Washington, D.C., until July. Mustered out July 31, 1861.


6th Regiment Infantry (Wilson's Zouaves)


Organized at New York City as follows: Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and "E" April 30, and Companies "F," "G," "H," "I" and "K" May 25, 1861. Left State and moved to Santa Rosa Island, Fla., June 15-23, 1861. Attached to Santa Rosa Island, District of Florida, Dept. of the South, to May, 1862. Arnold's Brigade, District of Pensacola, Fla., Dept. of the South, to September, 1862. Wilson's Brigade, District of West Florida, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1862. Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Santa Rosa Island, Fla., June 23, 1861, to May 9, 1862. (3 Cos., at Fort Jefferson, Fla., January to March, 1862.) Action at Santa Rosa Island October 9, 1861. Engagement with Confederate works at Pensacola November 22-23. Bombardment of Forts McRae and Barrancas January 1, 1862. Reconnaissance on Santa Rosa Island March 27-31 (Co. "K"). Duty at Pensacola, Fla., May 9 to November, 1862. Expedition to Milton, Fla., June 14-15 (Cos. "B," "C," "E" and "H"). Reconnaissance from Pensacola to Bagdad and Milton, Fla., August 7-10 (Cos. "A" and "E") Ordered to New Orleans, La., November, 1862. Occupation of Baton Rouge December 17 and duty there until March 13, 1863. Operations against Port Hudson March 13-27. Moved to Donaldsonville March 28. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Fort Bisland April 12-13. Porter's and McWilliams' Plantations at Indian Bend April 13. Irish Bend April 14. Bayou Vermillion April 17. Opelousas April 20. Moved to Barre Landing May 11, thence with trains to Berwick May 21-26. Action at Franklin and Centreville May 25. Ordered home for muster out, Mustered out at New York City June 25, 1863, expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 14 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 32 Enlisted men by disease. Total 46.

 


6th Regiment National Guard Infantry


Organized June 22, 1863, for thirty days' United States service. Left State for Baltimore, Md., June 22. Duty in the Defenses of that city, attached to 2nd and 3rd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, until July. Mustered out at New York City July 22, 1863.


7th Regiment Infantry


Organized at New York City and mustered in April 23, 1861. Left State for Newport News, Va., May 24, 1861. Attached to Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Occupation of Newport News, Va., May 27, and duty there until March, 1862. Action at Big Bethel, Va., June 10, 1861. Baker Lee's Farm, Newport News, July 12. Battle between Monitor and Merrimac in Hampton Roads March 8-9, 1862. Joined Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula May, 1862. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. About Fair Oaks June 26-29. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-30. Maryland Campaign September 6.22. Battle of South Mountain September 14. Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 22, and duty there until October 30. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement to Falmouth October 30-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 8, 1863, expiration of term. Three years' men attached to 52nd New York Infantry to July 22, 1864, then assigned to 7th Veteran Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 14 Officers and 88 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 46 Enlisted men by disease. Total 149.


7th Regiment State Militia Infantry


Left New York City for Washington, D. C, on special call of President Lincoln April 19, 1861. Occupation of Annapolis Junction, Md., and opening communications with Washington April 24-25. In Capital Buildings at Washington April 25-May 2. Mustered into United States service April 26. Duty at Camp Cameron, Meridian Hill, May 2-23. Occupation of Arlington Heights, Va., May 24-26. Assist in building Fort Runyon. Return to Camp Cameron May 26. Mustered out at New York City June 3, 1861.

Again mustered in for three months' service May 25, 1862. Left New York City for Baltimore, Md., May 26. Attached to Dix's Command, Middle Department, to July, 1862. 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to September, 1862. Camp at Stewart's Hill, Baltimore, Md., May 28 to June 5, and duty at Fort Federal Hill. June 6 to August 28. Mustered out at New York City September 5, 1862.
Again mustered in for thirty days' service June 16, 1863. Left State for Baltimore, Md., June 17. Attached to Morris' Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to July 7. 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July 15. Duty at Fort Federal Hill and provost duty in Baltimore, Md., June 18 to July 5. Ordered to Frederick, Md., July 5, and picket and outpost duty there until July 14. Reached New York July 16. On duty during Draft Riots July 16-21. Mustered out July 21, 1863.


7th Regiment Veteran Infantry


Organized at Hart's Island, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: Company "A" March 29, Company "B" May 1, Company "C" June 4, Company "D" July 15, Company "E" August 9, 1864. Companies "A," "B," "C" and "D" left State for Army of the Potomac as organized, and were attached to 52nd New York Infantry to July 22, 1864. (See 52nd Infantry.) Attached to Consolidated Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865. Hart's Island, N.Y., to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Siege of Petersburg, Va., July 22, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Demonstration north of the James River July 27-29, 1864. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of James River August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins House March 25. Appomattox Court House March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road March 29-30, White Oak Road March 31. Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May. Grand Review May 23. Moved to Hart's Island, N.Y., and duty there until August. Mustered out August 4, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 52 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 73 Enlisted men by disease. Total 128.


8th Regiment State Militia Infantry "Washington Grays"


Organized for three months' United States service April, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., April 20, 1861. Mustered in April 26. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until July. Attached to Porter's 1st Brigade, Hunter's 2nd Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Mustered out at New York City August 2, 1861, expiration of term.


8th Regiment Infantry "1st German Rifles"


Organized at New York City and mustered in April 23, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., May 26. Attached to Blenker's Brigade, Miles' Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, June to August, 1861. Blenker's Brigade. Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Blenker's Brigade, Hooker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1862. Stahl's Brigade, Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862 1st Brigade, Blenker's Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, Blenker's Division, Dept. of the Mountains, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until July 16, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until April, 1862. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley May to August. Battle of Cross Keys June 8. Duty at Sperryville and Centreville until August. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Gainesville August 28. Groveton August 29. 2nd Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until December. Reconnaissance to Snicker's Ferry and Berryville November 28-30. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 10-16. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Duty at Brook's Station until April. Mustered out April 23, 1863, expiration of term. Three years' men consolidated to a Company April 22, 1863, and transferred to 68th Regiment New York Infantry May 5, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 90 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 42 Enlisted men by disease. Total 133.


8th Regiment National Guard Infantry


Organized for three months' United States service May 29, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., May 29, 1862, and duty in the Defenses of that city until September. Mustered out September 9, 1862.
Again entered service for thirty days June, 1863. Left State for Harrisburg, Pa., June 18, and duty there until July. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna. Mustered out at New York City July 23, 1863.


9th Regiment Infantry "Hawkin's Zouaves"


(The nucleus of this Regiment was old Company of New York Zouaves.) Organized at New York City and mustered into State service April 23, 1861. Mustered into United States service May 4, 1861. At Castle Garden until May 15, and Riker's Island, N.Y., until June 5. Left State for Newport News, Va., June 6, 1861. Attached to Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to January, 1862. Parke's 3rd Brigade, Burnside's North Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. Hawkins' 4th Brigade, Roanoke Island, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Newport News, Va., until September 10, 1861. Forced march to Big Bethel June 10. Baker Lee's, Va., June 29 (Co. "A"). James River, near Newport News, July 5 (Co. "F"). Near Bethel July 8 (Co. "A"). Expedition to Hatteras Inlet August 26-29 (Cos. "C," "G" and "H"). Bombardment and capture of Forts Hatteras and Clark August 28-29 (Cos. "C," "G" and "H"). Companies "A," "D," "E," "F" and "I" moved to Fort Clark September 10 and duty there until February 5, 1862. (Cos. "B" and "K" at Newport News until October 5, 1861, then rejoin Regiment.) Relief of 20th Indiana at Chickamicomoco October 5-6, 1861. Burnside's Expedition to Roanoke Island February 5-8, 1862. Battle of Roanoke Island February 8. Reconnaissance to Nag's Head February 10-11 (Cos. "A" and "H"). Expedition up Chowan River to Winton February 18-20. Expedition to Elizabeth City, N. C., April 7-8 (Cos. "H" and "I"). Battle of Camden, South Mills, April 19. Duty at Roanoke Island until July 10. Expedition up Chowan River May 7-9 (Co. "C"). Moved to Norfolk, thence to Newport News, Va., July 10-24. (Co. "F" detached at Plymouth, N. C., June to November, 1862. Capture of Hamilton July 9. Plymouth September 2. Expedition to Tarboro October 30-November 12. Rawle's Mills November 2. Rejoined Regiment at Fredericksburg.) Moved to Aquia Creek and Fredericksburg August 3-5 and duty there until August 30. Expedition to Port Royal August 15-16 (Co. "H"). Rappahannock River August 15 (Co. "H"). Moved to Brooks' Station, thence to Washington, D. C, August 31-September 5. Maryland Campaign. Near Jefferson September 13. South Mountain September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Pleasant Valley until October 28. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 28-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. (Co. "G" at Burnside's Headquarters October 31, 1862, to January, 1863.) "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 6; thence to Suffolk March 10. Siege of Suffolk April 12-May 4. Moved to New York May 3-5. Three years' men assigned to 3rd New York Infantry May 6, 1863. Regiment mustered out May 20, 1863, expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 69 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 23 Enlisted men by disease. Total 96.


9th Regiment Veteran Infantry


Organization not completed. Men enlisted transferred October 14, 1863, to 17th New York Veteran Infantry.


10th Regiment Infantry "National Guard Zouaves"


Organized at New York City April 27 to May 2, 1861. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., June 6, 1861. Attached to Fortress Monroe and Camp Hamilton, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Hamilton, Va., until May, 1862. Occupation of Norfolk and Portsmouth May 10 and duty there until June 7. Joined Army of the Potomac on the Peninsula, Va. Operations against Stuart June 13-15. Old Church June 13. Seven days before Richmond, Va., June 25-July 1. Gaines Mill June 27. White Oak Swamp and Turkey Bend June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford and Shepherdstown September 19-20. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Provost guard for Sumner's Grand Division December 7-24. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Provost Guard, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, April 27 to June 14. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Blackburn's Ford October 15. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Laurel Hill May 8; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Crow's House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville until May 2. March to Washington, D. C, May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 30, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 106 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 86 Enlisted men by disease. Total 201.


10th Regiment National Guard Infantry


(See 177th Regiment Infantry)


11th Regiment Infantry "1st New York Fire Zouaves" "Ellsworth's Zouaves"


Organized at New York City and mustered in May 7, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., April 29, 1861. Duty at Washington May 2-23. Occupation of Arlington Heights and Alexandria, Va., May 24 (Ellsworth killed). Duty near Alexandria until July 16. Attached to Wilcox's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Occupation of Fairfax Court House July 17. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in New York Harbor and in Westchester County, N.Y., September-October, 1861, and at Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. Action between Monitor and Merrimac in Hampton Roads March 8, 1862. Duty at Near York May 7 to June 2. Mustered out June 2, 1862. Efforts failed to effect a new organization of this Regiment, known as the J. T. Brady Light Infantry, in summer of 1863, and the men enlisted were transferred to the 17th New York Veteran Infantry October 1, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 12 Enlisted men by disease. Total 66.


11th Regiment National Guard Infantry


Left State for Harper's Ferry, W. Va., May 28, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Sigel's Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, and duty at Harper's Ferry until September. Mustered out September 16, 1862.
Again left State for Harrisburg, Pa., June 18, 1863. Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna. Skirmish at Oyster Point, Pa., June 28. Mustered out July 20, 1863.

 

 

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

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