13th New York Heavy Artillery

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Organized at New York and mustered in at Elmira, N.Y., by Companies as follows: "A" August 12, 1863. "B" August 29. "C" September 11. "D" at Staten Island, N.Y., August 4, 1863. "E" at Fort Schuyler March 10, 1864. "F" February, 1864. "G" March 14. "H" February 18. "I" at Riker's Island November 10, 1863. "K" at Norfolk, Va., February 21, 1864. "L" June 11, 1864. "M" December, 1863. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" left State for Norfolk, Va., October 5, 1863. Attached to Defenses of Norfolk and Portsmouth, Va., and Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina (1st and 2nd Battalions). 3rd Battalion (Cos. "I," "K," "L," "M") attached to Naval Brigade as guard on board vessels of war along Atlantic Coast and with James River fleet as Naval Brigade, Army of the James, Companies "A" and "H" attached to 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, May, 1864, to January, 1865, and to Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., to June, 1865, participating in Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28, 1864. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fall of Petersburg April 2, 1865. (Co. "D" at Fort Fisher, N. C., January 15, 1865.) Expedition from Suffolk to Murfree's Depot, N. C., March 10-11, 1865 (Detachment). South Quay March 10. Expedition from Deep Bottom to near Weldon, N. C., March 28-April 11, 1865 (Detachment). Old members and Companies "I," "K," "L" and "M" mustered out June 28, 1865. Balance transferred to 6th New York Heavy Artillery July 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 144 Enlisted men by disease. Total 151.

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