Jeremiah Taylor--Co. I
Organized at Albany, N. Y, and mustered in for two years' service May 24, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 12, 1861. Attached to Porter's Brigade, Hunter's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. W. T. Sherman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Morell's Brigade, Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to May, 1863.
SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until July 16, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until March, 1862. Little River Turnpike October 14, 1861. Fall's Church Road November 18. Moved to the Peninsula, Va., March 16. Howard's Mills, near Cockleton, April 4. Warwick Road April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Hanover Court House May 27. Operations about Hanover Court House May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battle of Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines Mill June 27. White Oak Swamp and Turkey Bend June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown September 19. At Sharpsburg, Md., until October 30. Reconnaissance to Smithville, W. Va., October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition to Richards' and Ellis' Fords December 29-30. "Mud March" January 20-24. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 24, 1863, expiration of term. Three years' men and Recruits transferred to 44th and 140th New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 56 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 43 Enlisted men by disease. Total 103.
The roster is taken from the Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of
the State of New York for the year 1899. Transmitted to the legislature
January 16, 1899. Registers of
the Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Seventeenth
Veteran, and Eighteenth Regiments of Infantry. (For that of the
Fifteenth, see Fifteenth Engineers)
Serial No. 19. Albany: James B. Lyon, State printer. 1900.