6th New York Heavy Artillery
"Anthony Wayne Guard"

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Organized at Yonkers, N.Y., as the 135th Regiment Infantry, and mustered In September 2, 1862. Designation changed October 3, 1862. Left State for Baltimore, Md., September 5, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to January, 1863. Defenses. Upper Potomac, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Provisional Brigade, French's Division, 8th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, to August, 1863. Artillery Reserve and Headquarters and ammunition train guard, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, Artillery Reserve, Army of the Potomac, to May 13, 1864. Kitching's Heavy Artillery Brigade, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May 30, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to June 2, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, Kitching's Provisional Division, Middle Military Division, September 27 to December 3, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Provisional Division, Army of the James, and 2nd Brigade, Infantry Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Army of the James, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Ferrero's Division, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1865. Sub-District of Roanoke, District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md., to December, 1862. Companies "B," "E," "F," "I," "L" and "M"). Companies "A," "C," "D," "G," "H" and "K" at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., December, 1862. Duty on the Upper Potomac until July, 1863. Pursuit of Lee July. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Ammunition train guard for Army of the Potomac until April, 1864. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22, 1863. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Rapidan Campaign May-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Harris Farm (or Fredericksburg Road) May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16-July 9. Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in the Defenses of that city until September. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign September to December. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until December. Moved to Bermuda Hundred, Va., and duty in the Defenses at that point until March, 1865. Fort Brady January 24, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Duty in the Sub-District of Roanoke, District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia, until June, and at Petersburg, Va., until August. Mustered out near Washington, D.C., August 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 130 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 Officers and 275 Enlisted men by disease. Total 417.

Predecessor units:

NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

172nd REGIMENT INFANTRY.

Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted transferred to 6th New York Heavy Artillery.

NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

135th REGIMENT INFANTRY ("ANTHONY WAYNE GUARD").

Organized at Yonkers, N. Y., and mustered in September 2, 1862. Left State for Baltimore, Md., September 5, 1862. Designation of Regiment changed to 6th New York Heavy Artillery October 3, 1862.

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