174th New York Infantry
"5th Metropolitan Guard"

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Organized at New York City and mustered in November 13, 1862. Left State for New Orleans, La., December 7, 1862. Attached to Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to February, 1864.

SERVICE.--Moved to Baton Rouge, La., January 13-14, 1863, and duty there until May, 1863. Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27. Advance on Port Hudson May 12-24. Operations about Monett's Plantation and on Bayou Sara Road May 18-19. Reconnaissance to False River March 19. Action at Plain's Store May 21. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Kock's Plantation, Donaldsonville, July 12-13. Duty at Baton Rouge August 1 to September 2. Sabine Pass (Texas) Expedition September 4-11. Moved from Algiers to Brashear City September 16, thence to Berwick. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. At New Iberia until January 7, 1864. Moved to Franklin January 7. Consolidated with 162nd New York Infantry February 17, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 22 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 59 Enlisted men by disease. Total 83.

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