103rd New York Infantry
"Seward Infantry"

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Organized at New York City November, 1861, to March, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., March 5, 1862, thence moved to Norfolk, Va., March 21, and to New Berne, N. C., April. Attached to Norfolk, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Alvord's Brigade, Vodges' Division, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Gordon's Division, Folly Island, S.C., Northern District, to April, 1864. Folly Island, S.C., Northern District, Dept. of the South, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, Kitching's Division (Provisional), Army of the Shenandoah, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, Provisional Division, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, Infantry Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., to May, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March 21, 1862, and at Norfolk, Va., until April, 1862. Ordered to New Berne, N. C., and duty there until July. Action at Gillett's Farm, Pebbly Run, April 13. Haughton's Mills April 27. Moved to Newport News, Va., July 2-6, thence to Aquia Creek and Fredericksburg, Va., August 2-6. Duty there until August 31. Moved to Washington, D.C., August 31-September 3. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. Duty at Pleasant Valley, Md., until October 27. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 27-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 6-9, thence to Suffolk March 13, and duty there until June. Siege of Suffolk April 12-May 4. Edenton Road April 24. Suffolk May 2-4. Providence Church Road May 3. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. Ordered to Folly Island, S.C., July 28, Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg on Morris Island and against Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., August 14-September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter August 17-23. Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Operations against Charleston and duty on Folly Island, S.C., September, 1863, to August, 1864. Demonstrations on James Island May 21-22 and July 1-10, 1864. Ordered to Washington, D.C., August, 1864, and duty there until September 27. Ordered to the Shenandoah Valley, Va., September 27, and duty there until November 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Ordered to Bermuda Hundred, Va., November 22, and duty in the defenses at that point to March, 1865. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond December, 1864, to April, 1865. Fall of Petersburg and Richmond April 2-3. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until December, 1865. Mustered out December 7, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 61 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 100 Enlisted men by disease. Total 168.

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