111th New York Infantry

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North Hancock Avenue, at the Bryan House. Gettysburg


111th New York Infantry
3rd Brigade 3rd Division
2nd Corps


111th New York Infantry
Arrived early morning July 2nd 1863, position neqr
Ziegler's Grove. Went to relief of 3rd Corps in afternoon.
Took this position that evening and held it to close of battle.
Number engaged (8 companies) 390
Killed 58  Wounded 177  Missing 14  Total 249
Recruited in Cayuga and Wayne Counties.
Mustered in at Auburn August 20, 1862.
Engagements--Bolivar Heights and all battles of 2nd
corps from Gettysburg to Appomattox.
Total enrollment---75 officers---1730 men
Losses---Killed and died--12 officers, 394 men
Wounded---26 officers, 531 men
Total 963
Mustered out June 5, 1865

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Organized at Auburn, N.Y., and mustered in August 20, 1862. Left State for Harper's Ferry, W. Va., August 21, 1862. Attached to Miles' Command, Harper's Ferry, to September, 1862. Camp Douglass, Chicago, Ill., to December, 1862. Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1864. Consolidated Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to November, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Defense of Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 12-15, 1862. Regiment surrendered September 15. Paroled September 16 and sent to Annapolis, Md., thence to Camp Douglass, Chicago, Ill., and duty there guarding prisoners until December, 1862. Exchanged November 23, 1862. Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in the defenses of that city and at Centreville, Va., until June, 1863. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field and joined 2nd Army Corps June 25. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 25-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Lewinsville October 3. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Blackburn's and Mitchell's Fords October 15. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. At and near Stevensburg, Va., until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, or "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. On line of Hatcher's and Gravelly Runs March 29-30. Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road March 31. White Oak Road March 31. Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville until May 2. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 3, 1865. Veterans and recruits transferred to 4th New York Heavy Artillery.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 210 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 178 Enlisted men by disease. Total 400. 

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