Organized at Elmira and mustered in September 11, 1862. Left State for Middle Department September 15, 1862. Attached to 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Defenses of Washington, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, until April, 1863. Moved to Norfolk, thence to Suffolk, Va., April 15-17. Siege of Suffolk April 17-May 4. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Moved to West Point May 5, thence to Yorktown May 31. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition to Bottom's Bridge July 1-7. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 10-11. March in pursuit of Lee to Berlin, Md., July 13-24. Duty along Orange & Alexandria Railroad until September. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Duty there and in Lookout Valley until November. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 27-December 17. Loudoun December 4-5. Duty in Lookout Valley until May, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. New Hope Church May 25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Ackworth June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Last Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes' Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Thompson's Creek, near Chesterfield, S.C., March 2. Thompson's Creek, near Cheraw, S. C., March 3. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Moccasin Swamp April 10. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 8, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 60th New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 71 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 172 Enlisted men by disease. Total 249.