Union Regimental Histories

 

New York

 

25th Regiment Infantry (3 Months)


Moved to Washington, D.C., April 22, 1861. Attached to Mansfield's Command, Dept. of Washington, D.C. Advance into Virginia May 23. Occupation of Arlington Heights, Va., May 24. Engaged in fatigue duty at Arlington Heights building, Fort Albany, until July. Mustered out August 4, 1861.


25th Regiment Infantry "Union Rangers"


Organized at New York City May 11, 1861. Mustered in June 28, 1861, and left State for Washington, D.C., July 3, 1861. Attached to Garrison at Fort Albany, Defenses of Washington, until July 21. McCunn's Brigade, Army of Northeast Virginia, to August 4, 1861. Hunter's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Butterfield's Brigade, Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Martindale's 1st Brigade, Porter's 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 16. Warwick Road April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Hanover Court House May 27. Operations about Hanover Court House May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines Mill June 27; White Oak Swamp and Turkey Bend June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Retreat from the Peninsula and movement to Centreville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battle of 2nd Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown September 19. At Sharpsburg, Md., until October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition to Richards' and Ellis' Fords, Rappahannock River, December 29-30. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth, Va., until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out June 26, 1863, and honorably discharged from service July 10, 1865. Three years men transferred to 44th New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 54 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 25 Enlisted men by disease. Total 90.


25th Regiment National Guard Infantry


Mustered in for three months' service May 31, 1862. Left State for Suffolk, Va., June 4. Duty at Suffolk, Va., attached to 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, until September. Mustered out September 8, 1862.


26th Regiment Infantry "2nd Oneida Regiment"


Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in May 21, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 19. Attached to McCunn's Brigade, Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Heintzelman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Slocum's Brigade, Franklin's Division, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1861. Wadsworth's Command, Defenses of Washington, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., and at Fort Lyon until May, 1862. Expedition to Pohick Church, Va., October 3, 1861. Duty near Fredericksburg, Va., until May 25. Expedition to Front Royal May 25-June 18. Duty at Manassas, Warrenton and Culpeper until August. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Thoroughfare Gap August 28. Battles of Groveton August 29; 2nd Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. At Sharpsburg, Md., until October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. At Brook's Station until December 10. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth and Belle Plains until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 28, 1863. Three years men transferred to 97th Regiment New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 101 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 42 Enlisted men by disease. Total 148.


27th Regiment Infantry "Union Regiment"


Organized at Elmira, N.Y., May 21, 1861. Mustered in June 15, 1861, and left State for Washington, D.C., July 10. Attached to Porter's Brigade, Hunter's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Heintzelman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Slocum's Brigade, Franklin's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Slocum's 2nd Brigade, Franklin's 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Expedition to Pohick Church October 3, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. McDowell's advance on Fredricksburg April 4-12. Ordered to the Peninsula, Virginia, April 22. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 24-May 4, on transports. West Point May 7-8. Near Mechanicsville May 20. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines' Mill and Chickahominy June 27. 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 16-28. In works at Centreville August 28-31, and cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Gap, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Mustered out May 31, 1863, expiration of term. Three years' men transferred to 121st Regiment New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 72 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 70 Enlisted men by disease. Total 146.


28th Regiment Infantry (3 Months)


Embarked on transport "Star of the South" April 23, 1861. Arrived at Washington, D.C., April 29. Mustered in May 10, 1861. Advance into Virginia and occupation of Arlington Heights May 24. Skirmish near Chain Bridge June 2. Engaged in picket and fatigue duty, constructing Fort Bennett, and a redoubt near Aqueduct Bridge; also guarding bridge at Georgetown during battle of Bull Run. Mustered out August 5, 1861.


28th Regiment Infantry "Scott Life Guard"


Organized at Albany, N.Y., and mustered in May 22, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 25, 1861. Attached to Mansfield's Command to July, 1861. Butterfield's Brigade, Sandford's Division, Patterson's Army of the Shenandoah, to October, 1861. Gordon's Brigade, Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade. 1st Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Near Martinsburg, Va., July 11, 1861. Expedition to Point of Rocks, Md., August 5. Guard and outpost duty on the Upper Potomac until February, 1862. Operations near Edwards' Ferry October 20-24, 1861. Advance on Winchester, Va., March 1-12, 1862. Occupation of Winchester March 12. Ordered to Manassas, Va., March 18, and back to Winchester March 19. Pursuit of Jackson March 24-April 27. Columbia Furnace April 16. Near Harrisonburg April 24. Gordonsville April 26. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley May 15-June 17. At Strasburg until May 20. Retreat to Winchester May 20-25. Front Royal May 23. Battle of Winchester May 24-25. Retreat to Williamsport May 25-26. Bunker Hill May 25. At Williamsport until June 10. Moved to Front Royal June 10-18. Reconnaissance to Luray June 29-30. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. White Sulphur Springs August 23-25. Plains of Manassas August 26-28. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. At Sandy Hook and Maryland Heights September 22 to December 10. March to Fairfax Station December 10-14, and duty there until January 19. Moved to Stafford Court House January 19-23, and duty there until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out June 2, 1863, expiration of term. Three years' men transferred to 60th Regiment New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 46 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 50 Enlisted men by disease. Total 98.

 


28th Regiment National Guard Infantry


Organized for 30 days' service June 20, 1863. Left State for Harrisburg, Pa., June 20. Duty at Marysville, Md., Carlisle and Gettysburg, Pa. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna, Carlisle July 1. Duty at Arsenal, New York, during Draft Riots. Mustered out July 23, 1863.
Again entered service for 100 days September 2, 1864. Mustered out November 13, 1864.

29th Regiment Infantry "Astor Rifles" "1st German Infantry"


Organized at New York City and mustered in June 6, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 21, 1861. Attached to Blenker's Brigade, Miles' Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, 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. 2nd Brigade, Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Blenker's 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Blenker's Division, Dept. of the Mountains, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until April, 1862. Movement to Winchester, Va., April 5-18. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley until June. Battle of Cross Keys June 8. At Sperryville July 7 to August 8. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. Sulphur Springs August 24. Battle of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until November. Moved to Centreville, Va., November 1-19. Moved to support of Burnside at Fredericksburg, Va., December 9-16. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Stafford Court House until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out June 20, 1863, expiration of term. Three years' men consolidated into a Company known as Independent Company 29th New York Infantry, and provost duty at Headquarters 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Cumberland to April 19. 1864, when transferred to 68th Regiment New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 64.


29th Regiment Veteran Infantry


Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted transferred to 13th Regiment New York Heavy Artillery, October 14, 1863.


30th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Troy, N.Y., and mustered in June 1, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 28, 1861. Attached to Defenses of Washington to August, 1861. Keyes' Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Keyes' Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Augur's Brigade, King's 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps. Pope's Army of Northern Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Doolan's Farm November 16, 1861 (Detachment). Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-16, 1862. McDowell's Advance on Falmouth, Va., April 9-19. Duty at Fredericksburg, Va., until May 25. McDowell's advance on Richmond May 25-29. Operations against Jackson June 1-21. At Falmouth until August. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. Thoroughfare Gap August 28. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-34, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Battle of Chancellorsville May 2-5. Three years' men transferred to 76th Regiment New York Infantry May 24. Mustered out June 18, 1863, expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 72 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 31 Enlisted men by disease. Total 111.


31st Regiment Infantry "Baxter's Light Guard" "Montezuma Regiment"


Organized at New York City and mustered in May 14, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 24, 1861. Attached to Davies' Brigade, Miles' Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Franklin's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Newton's Brigade, Franklin's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Dept. of the Rappahannock, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1863. Light Division, 6th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Reconnaissance from Alexandria on Fairfax Road July 14, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, until March, 1862. Skirmish at Springfield Station October 3, 1861. Scout to Fairfax Court House December 24-25, 1861 (Co. "E"). Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. McDowell's advance on Falmouth, Va., April 4-12. Ordered to the Peninsula, Va., April 22. Siege of Yorktown April 24-May 4, on transports. West Point May 7-8. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines' Mill June 27. White Oak Swamp, Charles City Cross Roads, and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. In works at Centreville August 28-31, and cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Gap, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Mustered out June 4, 1863, expiration of term. Three years' men transferred to 121st Regiment New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 62 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 29 Enlisted men by disease. Total 98.


31st Regiment Veteran Infantry


Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted transferred to 5th Regiment New York Veteran Infantry, October 14, 1863.


32nd Regiment Infantry "1st California Regiment"


Organized at Staten Island, N.Y., and mustered in May 31, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 29, 1861. Attached to Davies' Brigade, Miles' Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Franklin's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Newton's Brigade, Franklin's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Dept. of the Rappahannock, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Reconnaissance from Alexandria on Fairfax Road July 14, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Near Fairfax Court House July 17. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until March, 1862. Skirmish at Springfield Station October 3, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. McDowell's advance on Falmouth, Va., April 4-12. Ordered to the Peninsula, Va., April 22. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 24-May 4, on transports. West Point May 7-8. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines' Mill June 27. White Oak Swamp, Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. In works at Centreville August 28-31, and cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Gap, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Mustered out June 9, 1863, expiration of term. Three years men transferred to 121st Regiment New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 37 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 53 Enlisted men by disease. Total 99.


33rd Regiment Infantry "Ontario Regiment"


Organized at Elmira, N. Y, and mustered in July 3, 1861, to date May 22, 1861. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 8. Attached to W. F. Smith's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. 2nd Brigade, W. F. Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. Embarked for the Peninsula, Va., March 23. Near Lee's Mills April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills near Burnt Chimneys April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Storming of Fort Magruder. Mechanicsville May 23-24. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines' Mill, Garnett's Farm, June 27. Garnett's and Golding's Farms June 28. 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 16-28. In works at Centreville August 28-31, and cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Pass, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Three years men transferred to 49th Regiment New York Infantry May 14. Mustered out June 2, 1863, expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 44 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 105 Enlisted men by disease. Total 152.

 


34th Regiment Infantry "Herkimer Regiment"


Organized at Albany, N.Y., and mustered in June 15, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C, July 3, 1861. Attached to Stone's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Gorman's 2nd Brigade, Stone's (Sedgwick's) Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Outpost duty on the Upper Potomac until March, 1862. Seneca Mills, Md., September 1 and 16, 1861. Operations on the Potomac October 21-24. Near Edwards Ferry October 22. Moved to Harper's Ferry February, 1862; thence to Charlestown and Berryville, Va., March 12-15. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., March 22-April 1. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Seven Pines, Fair Oaks, May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. 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 Newport News, thence to Centreville August 16-29. Cover Pope's retreat from Bull Run August 31-September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry September 22, and duty there until October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 20. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Three years men transferred to 82nd New York Infantry June 8, 1863. Mustered out June 30, 1863, expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 90 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 68 Enlisted men by disease. Total 162.


35th Regiment Infantry "Jefferson County Regiment"


Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in June 11, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., attached to Hunter's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Wadsworth's Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, King's 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1863. Provost Marshal General Patrick's Command, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. At Upton's Hill until April 9. McDowell's advance on Falmouth, Va., April 9-19. Duty at Falmouth until May 25. McDowell's advance on Richmond May 25-29. Operations against Jackson June 1-21. Duty at Falmouth until July 24. Reconnaissance to Orange Court House July 24-27. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Battles of Gainesville August 28; Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. South Mountain September 14. Antietam September 16-17. Duty at Sharpsburg until October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Provost duty at Aquia Creek until June. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Mustered out June 5, 1863, expiration of term. Three years men transferred to 80th New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 53 Enlisted men by disease. Total 94.


36th Regiment Infantry "Washington Volunteers"


Organized at New York City and mustered in June 17, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 12. Attached to Couch's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Couch's Brigade, Buell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade,
1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Kalorma Heights and Camp Brightwood, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. March to Prospect Hill, Va., March 11-15. Moved to the Peninsula, Va., March 28. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Reconnaissance to Bottom's Bridge May 20-23, and to White Oak Swamp May 25-28. Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Oak Grove, near Seven Pines, June 25; Savage Station June 29; White Oak Swamp June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-29. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Deep Run Ravine June 5-13. Ordered home for muster out. Three years men transferred to 65th Regiment, New York Infantry. Duty in New York during draft riots July 13-15. Mustered out July 15, 1863, expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 36 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 26 Enlisted men by disease. Total 67.


37th Regiment Infantry "Irish Rifles"


Organized at New York City and mustered in June 7, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 23. Attached to Hunter's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, August to October, 1861. Richardson's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty In the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. (Cos. "H" and "I" detached as garrison at Fort Washington August, 1861, to March, 1862.) Reconnaissance to Pohick Church and Occoquan October 18, 1861, and November 11, 1861. Lee's House, Occoquan Bridge, January 29, 1862. Mason's Creek February 24. Moved to the Peninsula, Va., March 17. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Oak Grove near Seven Pines June 25. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-27. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until October. Movement to Falmouth October and November. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 1. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out June 22, 1863, expiration of term. Three years men transferred to 40th Regiment New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 69 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 37 Enlisted men by disease. Total 112.


37th Regiment Veteran Infantry


Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted transferred to 5th Regiment New York Veteran Infantry October 14, 1863.


37th Regiment National Guard Infantry


Organized for three months' service May 29, 1862. Left State for Middle Department May 29, and duty there until September. Mustered out September 2, 1862.
Again mustered in for 30 days' service June 18, 1863. Left State for Harrisburg, Pa., June 19. Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Susquehanna. Action at Sporting Hill June 30. Carlisle July 1. Mustered out July 22, 1863.
Again mustered in for 30 days' service May 6, 1864. Duty in New York Harbor. Mustered out June 6, 1864.


38th Regiment Infantry "2nd Regiment Scott Life Guard"


Organized at New York City and mustered in June 3, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 19. Attached to Wilcox's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Howard's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Sedgwick's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until July 16. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. Ordered to the Peninsula, Va., March 17. Peninsula Campaign April to August. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Oak Grove near Seven Pines June 25. 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 16-26. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 27-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until October. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October and November. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., 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. Three years men transferred to 40th Regiment New York Infantry June 3. Mustered out June 22, 1863, expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 72 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 39 Enlisted men by disease. Total 117.


38th Regiment Veteran Infantry


Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted transferred to 5th Regiment New York Veteran Infantry October 14, 1862.


39th Regiment Infantry "Garibaldi Guard"


Organized at New York City and left State for Washington, D.C., May 28, 1861. Mustered in June 6 to date from May 28. Attached to Blenker's Brigade, Miles' Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, 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 1st Brigade, Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, Blenker's 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, Blenker's Division, Mountain Department, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to July, 1862. White's Brigade, Army of Virginia, at Winchester, Va., to September, 1862. Miles' Command, Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September, 1862. Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill., to December, 1862. Casey's Division, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to February, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1864. Consolidated Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to November, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

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 July. Near Strasburg June 1. Strasburg and Woodstock June 2. Near Harrisonburg June 6. Battle of Cross Keys June 8. Near Middletown July 15. Duty at Winchester July to September. Solomon's Gap September 12. Defense of Harper's Ferry September 12-15. Maryland Heights September 12-13. Bolivar Heights September 14. Surrendered September 15. Paroled September 16, and sent to Annapolis, Md., thence to Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill., and duty there until December. Exchanged November 22. Moved to Washington, D.C., November 22-25. Duty at Arlington Heights and Centreville, Va., Defenses of Washington, until June, 1863. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field and joined 2nd Army Corps June 25. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. On line of the Rappahannock until October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Mitchell'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. At Stevensburg, Va., until April, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient or "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 on north side of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. 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. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run or Boydton and White Oak Roads March 30-31. Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville until May 2. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 1, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 185th N.Y. Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 107 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 158 Enlisted men by disease. Total 274.

 

 

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

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