169th New York Infantry
"Troy Regiment"

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Organized at Troy and Staten Island, N.Y., and mustered in Companies "A" to "E" at Troy September 25, 1862; Companies "F" to "K" at Staten Island October 6, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C, October 9, 1862. Attached to Provisional Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Defenses of Washington, to February, 1863. Military District of Washington, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. Foster's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Foster's Brigade, Vodges' Division, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, Folly Island, Northern District, Dept. of the South, to February, 1864. 1st Brigade, Vodges' Division, District of Florida, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until April 18, 1863. Ordered to Suffolk, Va., April 18. Siege of Suffolk April 20-May 4. Edenton Road April 24. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Expedition into Matthews County May 19-22. Expedition to Walkerton and Aylett's June 4-5. Walkerton June 5. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. South Anna Bridge July 4. Ordered to Dept. of the South, arriving at Folly Island, S.C., July 12. Siege of Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, S.C., and operations against Fort Sumter and Charleston August 12-September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter and Charleston August 17-23. Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Operations against Charleston and picket duty on Folly and Black Islands, S. C., until February, 1864. Expedition to Johns and James Islands February 6-14. Ordered to Jacksonville, Fla., February 20, and duty there until April. Expedition to Cedar Creek March 2. Ordered to Yorktown, Va., April 21. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Port Walthall Junction, Chester Station, May 6-7. Chester Station May 10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Port Walthall Junction May 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 to December 7. In trenches before Petersburg and on the Bermuda Hundred front until August. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Dutch Gap August 13. Strawberry Plains August 14-18. Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. In trenches before Richmond until December 7. Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., December 7-27. 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 3-15, 1865. Assault and capture of Fort Fisher January 15. Cape Fear Entrenchment's February 11-13. Sugar Loaf Battery February 11. Fort Anderson February 18-19. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Goldsboro March 6-21. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty In North Carolina until July. Mustered out at Raleigh, N. C., July 19, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 147 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 125 Enlisted men by disease. Total 285.

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