139th New York Infantry

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Organized at Brooklyn, N.Y., and mustered in September 9, 1862. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., September 11, 1862. Attached to Camp Hamilton, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1862. Busteed's Independent Brigade, Yorktown, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. West's Brigade, 7th Army Corps, to May, 1863. West's Advance Brigade, 4th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Wistar's Brigade, United States forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, United States forces, Yorktown, Va.. to February, 1864. District of the Currituck, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to March, 1864. Heckman's Division, Portsmouth, Va., to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Hamilton, Va., September 20, 1862, to April, 1863. Action at Whittaker's Mills, Williamsburg and Fort Magruder April 11, 1863. Moved to Yorktown, Va., April, and duty there, at Williamsburg and in the District of the Currituck until April,1864. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7, 1863. Expedition from White House to Bottom's Bridge July 1-7. Baltimore Cross Roads July 2. Crump's Cross Roads, Bottom's Bridge, July 2-3. Expedition from Williamsburg to Charles City Court House December 12-14. Near Chickahominy River December 11. Forge Bridge December 12. Charles City Court House December 13. Scouts from Williamsburg January 19 and 24, 1864. Wistar's Expedition against Richmond February 6-8. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred May 5. Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church May 9-10. 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 28-31. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. In trenches before Petersburg and on the Bermuda Hundred front until September 27; 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Assault and capture of Fort Harrison September 29. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Duty in lines before Richmond until April, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Provost duty at Richmond and Manchester, Va., until June. Mustered out June 19, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 98th New York Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 66 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 79 Enlisted men by disease. Total 151.

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