20th New York Cavalry
"M'Clellan"

Roster
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Charles E. Hyatt--Co. F
Bernard Nary--Co. L
Enoch Hoyt--Co. L
Charles Thompson--Co. F
W. Nelson Burnside--Co. F
Charles C. Fish--Co. A
Martin B. Luckey--Co. K

Organized at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y., and mustered in Companies "A" to "G" September 3, 1863; Company "H" September 4, 1863; Companies "I" and "K" September 17; "L" September 22, 1863, and Company "M" September 23, 1863. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 30; thence moved to Portsmouth, Va., by Detachments October and November, 1863. Attached to United States Forces, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. Heckman's Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864, Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. District of Eastern Virginia, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, Kautz's Cavalry Division, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1865. Company "D" attached to Separate Brigade, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., Army of the James, December, 1864, to June, 1865. Company "F" at Port Powhattan, Separate Brigade, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va, December, 1864, to June, 1865. Company "G" attached to 1st Brigade, McKenzie's Cavalry Division, Army of the James, March to June, 1865. Company "I" with Provisional Division, Army of the James, March to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Portsmouth, Va., November, 1863, to December, 1864. Action at Smithfield, Va., February 1, 1864. Suffolk February 20. Chuckatuck June 6. Wood's Mills Hill June 24. South Quay July 3. Expedition from Suffolk into North Carolina July 27-August 4. Winston, N. C., July 29. Guiam's Ford, N. C., August 12. Jamestown Island September 3. Expedition from Bermuda Mills to Murfrees Depot, N. C., October 15-17 (Cos. "D," "I" and "K"). Blackwater October 16. Before Petersburg and Richmond December, 1864, to April, 1865. Expedition from Portsmouth to Hertford, N. C., December 6-10, 1864 (Detachment). Operations about Broadwater River and Chowan River December 11-19. Darbytown Road January 13, 1865. Appomattox Campaign April 1-9 (Cos. "G" and "I"). Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Deep Creek April 3-4. Rice's Station April 6. Burke's Station April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until July. (Co. "D" at Fort Pocohontas December, 1864, to June, 1865; Co. "F" at Fort Powhatan December, 1864, to June, 1865.) Mustered out July 31, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 125 Enlisted men by disease. Total 132.

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