Organized at Geneva, N.Y., and mustered in September 14, 1862. Left State for Suffolk, Va., September 22, 1862. Attached to Viele's Command, Norfolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1863. Norfolk, Va.. Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to October, 1863. Wistar's Brigade, United States forces, Yorktown, Va.; Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps, to May, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.--Garrison and guard duty at Norfolk, Va., until October, 1863, and at Yorktown, Va., until April, 1864. Wistar's Expedition against Richmond February 6-8, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred, Va., 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. Duty In the trenches before Petersburg and on the Bermuda Hundred front until September 27. Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve). Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Duty in trenches before Richmond until March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. On line of Hatcher's and Gravelly Runs March 29-30. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Rice's Station April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty in the Department of Virginia until June. Mustered out June 22, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 100th New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 112 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 149 Enlisted men by disease. Total 267.