Union Regimental Histories

 

New York

 

40th Regiment Infantry "Mozart Regiment" "Constitution Guard"


Organized at Yonkers, N.Y., June 27, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 4, 1861. Duty near Alexandria until August 4. Attached to 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 May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, and on the Upper Potomac, until March, 1862. Operations on the Potomac October 21-24, 1861. Action at Ball's Bluff October 21. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. Ordered to the Peninsula, Va., March 17. Siege of Yorktown, Va., 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; Jordan's Ford June 29; Savage Station June 29; White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30; Malvern Hill July 1; Turkey Bend July 3. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-26. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 26-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Picket duty at Conrad's Ferry until October. Movement up the Potomac to Leesburg, thence to Falmouth, Va., October 11-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. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 13-14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Mine Run November 28-30. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6, 1864. Near Brandy Station until May. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River 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 or "Bloody Angle" May 12. Harris Farm or Fredericksburg Road May 19. 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 21-23, 1864. Demonstration north 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. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Dabney's Mill, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. White Oak Road March 29-30. Crow's House March 31. 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. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-15. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 27, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 228 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 170 Enlisted men by disease. Total 410.


41st Regiment Infantry "De Kalb Regiment" "2nd Yager Regiment"


Organized at Yorkville, N.Y., and mustered in June 6, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 8. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Runyon's Reserve Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. W. T. Sherman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to September, 1861. Martindale's Brigade, Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1861. Unassigned, Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Unassigned, Blenker's 2nd 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 August, 1863. 1st Brigade. Gordon's Division, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1864. Folly Island, S.C., Northern District, Dept. of the South, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Kitching's Provisional Division, and Army of the Shenandoah, to December, 1864. Ferrero's Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., Army of the James, to August, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., 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 20-23. Sulphur Springs August 24. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until December. Reconnaissance to Snicker's Ferry and Berryville November 28-30. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 10-16. Duty at Falmouth and Brook's Station until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-August 1. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Ordered to Folly Island, S.C., August 1. Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, and against Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., August 8-September 7. Operations against Charleston and duty on Folly Island, S. C., September, 1863, to August, 1864. Expedition to Johns and James Islands February 6-14, 1864. Action at Bugbee's Bridge February 9 and 11. Demonstrations on James Island May 21-22 and July 1-10. Ordered to Washington, D.C., August, 1864, and duty there until September 27. Ordered to Shenandoah Valley September 27, and duty there until November 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va., and duty in the defenses at that point until March, 1865. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., December, 1864, to April, 1865. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until December. Mustered out December 9, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 69 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 69 Enlisted men by disease. Total 143.


42nd Regiment Infantry "Tammany Regiment" "Jackson Guard"


Organized at Great Neck and mustered in June 22, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 18. Attached to Stone's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, October, 1861. Gorman's Brigade, Stone's Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1862. Burns' Brigade, Sedgwick's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until October, and on Upper Potomac to March, 1862. Operations on the Upper Potomac October 21-24, 1861. Action at Ball's Bluff October 21. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., thence to Charlestown and Berryville, Va., March 7-13, 1862. Movement toward Winchester and return to Bolivar Heights March 13-15. Moved to Fortress Monroe March 22-April 1. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Tunstall Station June 14. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of 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 Alexandria August 16-28, thence march to Fairfax Court House August 28-31, and cover retreat of Pope's army to Washington August 31-September 2. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. 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, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Bristoe Station October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. At Stevensburg until May. 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; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient or "Bloody Angle" May 12. North Anna River May 28-26. 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 to July 13. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Mustered out July 13, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 82nd Regiment New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 11 Officers and 141 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 103 Enlisted men by disease. Total 256.

 


43rd Regiment Infantry "Albany And Yates' Rifles"


Organized at Albany, N.Y., August and September, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 21, 1861. Attached to Hancock's Brigade, W. F. Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to February, 1863. Light Division, 6th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1864, Army of the Shenandoah to December, 1864, and Army of the Potomac to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Expedition to Vienna and Flint Hill February 22, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Moved to Alexandria March 16, thence to Fortress Monroe, Va. Advance on Yorktown April 4-5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Reconnaissance toward Lee's Mills April 28. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Duty at White House until May 18. Picket duty near Richmond until June. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's Farm June 27. Garnett's and Golding's Farms June 28, White Oak Swamp June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. In works at Centreville August 28-31, and cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Sugar Loaf Mountain September 10-11. Crampton's Gap, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty at Hagerstown, Md., until October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-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. Battle of Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Operation at Franklin's Crossing June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty near Brandy Station until May, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; 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 Juno 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-18. Siege of Petersburg June 17 to July 6. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23. Moved to Washington, D.C., June 6-9. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens and Northern Defenses of Washington July 11-12. Pursuit of Early July 14-22. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Gilbert's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 13. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Petersburg December 13-16. Siege of Petersburg December 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Danville, Va., April 23-27, and duty there until May 18. Moved to Richmond, thence to Washington, D.C., May 18-June 2. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 27, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 13 Officers and 110 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 120 Enlisted men by disease, Total 244.


44th Regiment Infantry "People's Ellsworth Regiment"


Organized at Albany, N.Y., and mustered in August 30, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., October 21, 1861. Attached to Butterfield's Brigade, Fitz-John Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Butterfield's 3rd Brigade, Porter's 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to October, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Moved to the Peninsula, Va., March 22-24. Reconnaissance to Big Bethel March 30. Warwick Road April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Reconnaissance up the Pamunkey May 10. New Bridge May 24. Battle of Hanover Court House May 27. Operations near 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. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. 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. 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 until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Aldie June 17. Middleburg and Upperville June 21. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Duty at Warrenton, Beverly Ford and Culpeper until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. At Beverly Ford until May, 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 May 12. North Anna River May May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to October 11, 1864. Six Mile House, Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Mustered out October 11, 1864. Recruits transferred to 140th and 146th Regiments New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 178 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 145 Enlisted men by disease. Total 329.


45th Regiment Infantry "5th German Rifles"


Organized at New York City and mustered in September 9, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 9. Attached to Stahl's Brigade, Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Stahl's Brigade, Blenker's Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. Stahl's 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 June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to July, 1864. Unassigned, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until April, 1862. Annandale Church, Va., December 2, 1861. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley May to August, 1862. Battle of Cross Keys June 8. At Sperryville and Centreville until August. Outpost duty at Madison Court House July 28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. Battles of Groveton August 29; 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 10-15. Duty at Falmouth and Brooks' Station until April, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Duty near Bristoe Station until September. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Reconnaissance from Bridgeport to Trenton October 20. March along Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad to Lookout Valley, Tenn., October 25-28. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 17. Duty in Lookout Valley until May, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-July 6. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton May 5-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. Battle of New Hope Church May 25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 4. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Mountain June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., July 6, and duty there until June, 1865. Battles of Nashville December 15-16, 1864. Consolidated with 58th Regiment New York Infantry June 30, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 42 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 106 Enlisted men by disease. Total 154.


46th Regiment Infantry "Fremont Rifle Regiment"


Organized at New York City and mustered in by Companies as follows: Company "A" July 29, Company "B" August 5, Company "C" August 14, Company "D" August 22, Company "E" August 27, Company "F" August 30, Company "G" September 3, Company "H" September 6, and Companies "I" and "K" September 16, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C. September 16, 1861, thence moved to Annapolis, Md. Attached to Viele's 1st Brigade, Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps, October, 1861, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of the South, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, to June 11, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition to Port Royal, S.C., October 21-November 7, 1861. Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor and Hilton Head, S.C., November 7. Duty at Hilton Head, S.C., until March, 1862. Occupation of Edisto Island, S.C., February 11. Wilmington and Whitmarsh Islands March 30-31. Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski, Ga., April 10-11. Expedition to James Island June 1-28. Action at James Island June 8. Battle of Secessionville June 16. Evacuation of James Island and movement to Hilton Head June 28-July 7. Moved to Newport News July 12-17, thence to Fredericksburg, Va., August 2-6. Operations on the Rapidan and Rappahannock Rivers August 13-27. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Battle of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 11. March up the Potomac to Leesburg, thence to Falmouth, Va., October 11-November 18. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 13, thence to Kentucky March 21-26. Duty at Paris, Nicholasville, Lancaster, Stanford and Somerset, Ky., until June. Movement through Kentucky to Cairo, Ill., June 4-10, thence to Vicksburg, Miss., June 10-14. Siege of Vicksburg June 14-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Destruction of Mississippi Central Railroad at Madison Station July 18-22. At Milldale until August 12. Moved to Covington, Ky., August 12-22. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. March over Cumberland Mountains into East Tennessee August 27-September 26. Action at Blue Springs October 10. At Lenoir until November 14. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 4. Pursuit of Longstreet December 5-24. Operations in East Tennessee until March, 1864. Moved to Annapolis, Md., March-April. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient or "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. 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. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Reconnaissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Road October 8. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-7. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 21-27, and duty there until July. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 28, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 96 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 89 Enlisted men by disease. Total 195.


47th Regiment Infantry "Washington Grays"


Organized at New York and mustered in September 14, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Annapolis, Md., September, 1861. Attached to Viele's 1st Brigade, Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of the South, to July, 1862. District of Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1863. Ossabaw Sound and Folly Island, S. C., to July, 1863. Folly Island, S.C., 10th Corps, to August, 1863. 5th Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to October, 1863. Unattached, Folly Island, S.C., to November, 1863. District of Hilton Head, S.C., to December, 1863. Barton's Brigade, District of Hilton Head, S.C., to February, 1864. Barton's Brigade, District of Florida, February, 1864. Barton's Brigade, Ames' Division, District of Florida, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865. Dept. of North Carolina to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition to Port Royal, S.C., October 21-November 7, 1861. Capture of Forts Wagner and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor, S.C., November 7. Hilton Head, S.C., November 7-8. Port Royal Ferry, Coosaw River, January 1, 1862. Reconnaissance to Wright River February 6. Siege operations against Fort Pulaski Ga., February 11-April 11. Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski April 10-11. Expedition to James Island, S.C., June 1-28. Action on James Island June 10. Battle of Secessionville June 16. Evacuation of James Island and movement to Hilton Head, S.C., June 28-July 7. Hilton Head, S.C., until April, 1863. Duty at Ossabaw Island and Folly Island, S.C., until July. Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, S. C, July 18-September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter and Charleston August 17-23. Operations against Charleston and duty on Folly Island, S. C, until December, and at Hilton Head, S.C., until February, 1864. Expedition to Jacksonville, Fla., February 5-7. Occupation of Jacksonville February 7. Expedition into Central Florida February 7-22. Battle of Olustee February 20. Occupation of Palatka March 10. Duty at Jacksonville until April. Moved to Gloucester Point, Va., April 22-28. Butler's operations on south side of the James and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Port Walthall Junction, Chester Station, May 7. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-14. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-28. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor May 28-June 1. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16 to December 7, 1864. Demonstration on north side of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Fair Oaks October 27-28. Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., December 7-25. 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 3-15, 1865. Assault and capture of Fort Fisher January 15. Cape Fear entrenchment's February 11-12. Sugar Loaf Battery February 11. Fort Anderson February 18-20. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Advance on Raleigh April 9-14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh and in the Dept. of North Carolina until August. Mustered out August 30; 1865.
Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 70 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 160 Enlisted men by disease. Total 237.


47th Regiment National Guard Infantry


Mustered in for three months' United States service May 27, 1862. Left State for Baltimore, Md., May 30, and duty at Fort McHenry until September. Mustered out September 1, 1862.
Again mustered in for 30 days' United States service June 17, 1863. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 18, 1863. Duty in the defenses of that city. Attached to 3rd Brigade, defenses south of the Potomac, 22nd Army Corps, until July. Mustered out July 23, 1863.

48th Regiment Infantry "Continental Guard" "Perry's Saints"


Organized at Brooklyn, N.Y., September 10, 1861. Left State for Annapolis, Md., September 17, 1861. Attached to Viele's 1st Brigade, Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. Fort Pulaski, Ga., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to May, 1863. St. Helena Island, S. C., 10th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Folly Island, S. C., to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Morris Island, S.C., to August, 1863. St. Augustine, Fla., to October, 1863. District of Hilton Head, S.C., to January, 1864. Barton's Brigade, District of Hilton Head, S.C., to February, 1864. Barton's Brigade, District of Florida, February, 1864. Barton's Brigade, Ames' Division, District of Florida, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865. Dept. of North Carolina to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition to Port Royal, S.C., October 21-November 7, 1861. Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor, S.C., November 7. Hilton Head, S.C., November 7-8. Port Royal Ferry, Coosaw River, S. C, January 1, 1862. Siege operations against Fort Pulaski, Ga., January 28-April 11. Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski April 10-11. Garrison duty at Fort Pulaski until May, 1863. Tybee Island August 5, 1862. Skull Creek September 24. Reconnaissance on May and Savannah Rivers September 30-October 13. Kirk's Bluff, Coosawhatchie River, October 18. Expedition from Hilton Head to Pocotaligo October 21-23. Pocotaligo, Coosawhatchie, October 22. Expedition on U.S. Steamers Potomski and Darlington up Sapelo River, and destruction of salt works November 7. Moved to Hilton Head, S.C., thence to St. Helena Island, S.C., May, 1863. (Cos. "G" and "I" remained at Hilton Head.) Moved to Folly Island, S. C., June, 1863. Attack on Morris Island, S. C., July 10. Assaults on Fort Wagner, Morris Island, July 11 and 18. Siege of Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island July 18 to August. At St. Augustine, Fla., August to October. (Cos. "G" and "I" at Fort Pulaski.) Duty at Hilton Head and Beaufort, S.C., October, 1863, to February, 1864. Expedition to Jacksonville, Fla., February 5-7. Expedition into Central Florida February 8-22. Battle of Olustee February 20. Occupation of Palatka March 10. Moved to Gloucester Point, Va., April 22-28. Butler's operations on south side of the James and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Port Walthall, Chester Station, May 7. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluffs May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-28. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor June 1-12. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16 to December 7, 1864. Bermuda Hundred June 25. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30. Demonstration on north side of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Bermuda Hundred August 24-25. Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Fair Oaks October 27-28. Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., December 7-25. 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 3-15, 1865. Assault and capture of Fort Fisher January 15. Cape Fear Entrenchment's February 11-12. Sugar Loaf Battery February 11. Fort Anderson February 18-20. Fort Strong February 21. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Advance on Raleigh April 9-14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh and in the Dept. of North Carolina until August. Mustered out August 16, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 18 Officers and 218 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 131 Enlisted men by disease. Total 369.

 


49th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Buffalo, N.Y., and mustered in September 18, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 20, 1861. Attached to Stevens' 3rd 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, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp near Lewinsville, Defenses of Washington. D.C., until March, 1862. Action at Dranesville, Va., December 20, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. Ordered to the Peninsula, Va., March 22. Action at Lee's Mills April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Mechanicsville May 23-24. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's Farm June 27. Garnett's and Golding's Farm June 28. 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 16-27. In works at Centreville August 28-31, and cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of Crampton's Pass, 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 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Battle of Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Deep Run Ravine June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Fairfield, Pa., July 7. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty near Brandy Station until May, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; 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 17-18. Siege of Petersburg June 17-July 9. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens and the Northern Defenses of Washington July 11-12. Pursuit of Early July 14-22. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Gilbert's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 13. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Washington, thence to Petersburg December 13-16. Siege of Petersburg December 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville, Va., April 23-27. Duty there until May 18. Moved to Richmond, thence to Washington May 18-June 2. Corps Review June 8. (Old members mustered out September 17, 1864.) Mustered out June 27, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 15 Officers and 126 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 174 Enlisted men by disease. Total 320.


50th Regiment Infantry


Organized at Elmira, N.Y., September 18, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 20, 1861. Attached to 3rd Brigade, Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, September 22-30. Duty at Hall's Hill, Va., and near Navy Yard, Washington, until October. Detailed as sappers, miners and pontooners, and designated 50th New York Engineers October 22, 1861. (See 50th Regiment N.Y. Engineers)


50th Regiment National Guard Infantry


Companies "A" and "B" mustered in for 3 months' service at Elmira, N.Y., August 27, 1864. Duty at Elmira, N.Y., as Companies "L" and "M," 58th Regiment New York National Guard Infantry, until December, 1864. Mustered out December 3, 1864.

51st Regiment Infantry "Shepard Rifles"


Organized at New York City July 27 to October 23, 1861. Left State for Annapolis, Md., October 29. Attached to Reno's 2nd Brigade, Burnside's North Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863, Army of the Ohio to June, 1863, Army of the Tennessee to August, 1863, and Army of the Ohio, to September, 1863. District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May 26, 1864. Engineers, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, to July 2, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Annapolis, Md., until January 6, 1862. Burnside's Expedition to Hatteras Inlet and Roanoke, Island, N. C., January 6-February 7, 1862. Battle of Roanoke Island February 8. Duty at Roanoke Island until March 11. Movement to New Berne, N. C., March 11-13. Battle of New Berne March 14. Expedition to Elizabeth City April 17-19. Duty at New Berne until July. Moved to Newport News, Va., July 6-9, thence to Fredericksburg August 2-4. March to relief of Pope, August 12-15. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Kelly's Ford August 21. Sulphur Springs August 23-24. Plains of Manassas August 27-29. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of Frederick City September 12; South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. At Pleasant Valley until October 27. March to Falmouth, Va., October 27-November 17. Jefferson November 11. Sulphur Springs November 13. Warrenton November 15. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 19, thence to Covington and Paris, Ky., March 26-April 1. Moved to Mt. Sterling, Ky., April 3, to Lancaster May 6-7, and to Crab Orchard May 23. Movement to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-17. Siege of Vicksburg June 17-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Destruction of railroad at Madison Station July 19-22. At Milldale until August 6. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, August 6-20, thence to Nicholasville, Ky. Provost duty in District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to February, 1864. Veterans on furlough March-April. Moved to Annapolis, Md., and rejoined corps. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Ny River May 12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 22. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. 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. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Grove Church, Peeble's Farm September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee to Farmville April 3-9. Moved to Petersburg, thence to City Point and Washington, D.C., April 20-28. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va., until July. Mustered out July 25, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 193 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 174 Enlisted men by disease. Total 378.

 

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

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