Organized at Staten Island, N.Y., and mustered in September 8, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 10, 1862. Attached to Abercrombie's Brigade, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to October. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, and 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division. Defenses of Washington, to February, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade. 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, Gordon's Division. Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, Folly Island, S.C., Northern District, Dept. of the South, to April, 1864. Morris Island, S.C., Northern District, Dept. of the South, to October, 1864. District of Beaufort, S.C., 2nd Separate Brigade, Dept. of the South, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, Coast Division, Dept. of the South, to January, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, Northern District, Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 1st Separate Brigade, District of Charleston, S.C., Dept. of the South, to June, 1865.
SERVICE--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until April, 1863. Moved to Suffolk, Va., April 18. Siege of Suffolk April 20-May 4. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Ordered to Washington, D.C., July 10. Pursuit of Lee to Berlin, Md., July 13-22. Moved to Folly Island, S.C., August 1-8. Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg on Morris Island and against Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., August 9-September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter August 17-23. Operations against Charleston and duty on Folly and Morris Islands, S.C., until October, 1864. Assault on Fort Johnson and Battery Simpkins, James Island, S. C., July 3, 1864. Duty at Beaufort, S.C.,until November, 1864. Hatch's Expedition up Broad River November 28-30. Battle of Honey Hill November 30. Demonstration on Charleston & Savannah Railroad December 6-9. Deveaux's Neck, Tullifinney River, December 6. Tullifinney River December 9. Charleston & Savannah Railroad December 19 and 29. Duty in Northern District and at Charleston, S.C., Dept. of the South, until June, 1865. Mustered out June 30, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 35 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 94 Enlisted men by disease. Total 130.