163rd New York Infantry
"3rd Regiment Empire Brigade"


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Organized at New York City and mustered in October 10, 1862, at Washington, D.C. Left State for Washington October 5, 1862. Attached to Carroll's Brigade, Whipple's Division, Defenses of Washington, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1863.

SERVICE.--Moved to Pleasant Valley, Md., October 18-19, 1862. Movement toward Warrenton, Va., October 24-November 16. Movement to Falmouth November 18-24. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15, Duty at Falmouth, until January 20, 1863. Transferred to 73rd New York Infantry January 20, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 15 Enlisted men killed and, mortally wounded and 8 Enlisted men by disease. Total 26.

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