2nd New York Mounted Rifles

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Organized at Lockport and Buffalo, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows "A" October 31, "I" November 2, 1863; "B" January 12, "C" January 26, "D" January 27, "E" January 29, "L" January 29, "F" and "G" February 5, "H" February 4, "K" February 6 and "M" February 13, 1864. Moved to Washington, D.C., March 4, 1864, thence to Belle Plains, Va. Attached to 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, D.C., to May 15, 1864. Provisional Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June 1, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, to November 16, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Rapidan Campaign May 15-June 12, 1864. Spottsylvania Court House May 15-21. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Hanover Court House May 31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 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. Pegram's Farm October 4. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Reg!ment mounted November 16, 1864. Stony Creek Station December 1. Raid on Weldon Railroad, known as Warren's Hicksford Raid. December 7-12. Bellefield, Hatcher's Run, December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie Court House March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Namozine Church April 3. Jettersville April 4. Amelia Springs and Jarrett's Station April 5. Sailor's Creek, Harper's Farm, Gravelly Run and Deatonville Road April 6. Farmville April 7. Pamplin Station April 8. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville to cooperate with Gen. Sherman April 23-29. Provost duty in Sub-District of the Appomattox, District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia, until August. Mustered out August 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 94 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 112 Enlisted men by disease. Total 215.

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