112th New York Infantry
"Chautauqua Regiment"


Field & Staff

Organized at Jamestown, N.Y., September 11, 1862. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., September 12, thence moved to Suffolk September 16, 1862. Attached to Foster's Provisional Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1862. Gibbs' Provisional Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Foster's Brigade, Vodges' Division, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to February, 1864. 1st Brigade, Vodges' Division, District of Florida, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, to December, 1864, 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps, to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk, Va., September, 1862, to June, 1863. Expedition toward Blackwater January 7-9, 1863. Action at Deserted House, Va., January 30, 1863. Leesville April 4. Siege of Suffolk, Va., April 12-May 4. Edenton, Providence Church and Somerton Roads April 12-13. Edenton Road April 15 and 24. Nansemond River May 3. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna Bridge July 1-7. South Anna Bridge July 4. Near Portsmouth July 10-28. Ordered to Dept. of the South, arriving at Folly Island, S.C., August 12. Duty at Folly and Black Islands and operations against Charleston until February, 1864. Expedition to John's and James Islands February 6-14. Ordered to Jacksonville, Fla., February 20, and duty there until April 21. Ordered to Yorktown, Va., April 21. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred May 5. Port Walthal Junction, Chester Station, May 6-7. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-27. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor May 27-31. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16-December 7, 1864. Duty in trenches before Petersburg and on the Bermuda Hundred front until September 27. Action at Bermuda Hundred June 25 and August 24-25. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Duty at Staten Island and New York City during Presidential election of 1864, November 3-17, and in trenches before Richmond until December 7. Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., December 7-27. Second Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 3-15, 1865. Assault on and capture of Fort Fisher January 15. Sugar Loaf Battery February 11. Fort Anderson February 18. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh until June. Mustered out June 13, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 3rd New York Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 122 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 190 Enlisted men by disease. Total 324.

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