Organized at Hudson, N.Y., and mustered in September 4, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 5, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Washington and Baltimore, Md., until December, 1862. 1st Brigade, Sherman's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to February, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Grover's Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to April, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--At Washington and Baltimore until December, 1862. Moved to New Orleans, La., and duty at Camps Parapet and Kenner until March, 1863. Expedition to Ponchatoula March 20-May 15. Ponchatoula March 24-26. Barratara April 7. Gainesville April 18. Ponchatoula May 13. Camp Moore May 15. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Port Hudson, La., May 21-23. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Moved to Baton Rouge July 11, thence to Donaldsonville July 15. Duty there and at Baton Rouge until March, 1864. Red River Campaign March 23-May 22. Duty at Alexandria March 25-April 12. Grand Ecore April 13. Retreat to Alexandria April 21-26. Monett's Ferry, Cane River Crossing, April 23. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 6. At Morganza until July 3. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Fortress Monroe, Va., and Washington, D.C., July 3-29. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown and Winchester until January, 1865. Moved to Savannah, Ga., January 5-22, and duty there until March 5. Moved to Wilmington, N. C., March 5; thence to Morehead City, N. C., March 10. Moved to Goldsboro April 8, thence to Savannah May 2, and duty there until July. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga., July 12, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 58 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 203 Enlisted men by disease. Total 266.