186th New York Infantry

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Organized at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: Companies "A" and "B," September 5, 1864; Companies "C" and "D," September 7, 1864; Companies "E" and "F," September 8, 1864; Company "H," September 10, 1864; Company "I," September 21, 1864, and Company "K," September 29, 1864. (Co. "G" mustered in at Hart's Island, N.Y., September 26, 1864.) Left State for Petersburg, Va., September 28, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Siege of Petersburg, Va., October 1, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28, 1864. Fort Stedman, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9, 1865. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Moved to Washington, D. C., April 20-27, and duty at Alexandria, Va., until June. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 2, 1865. Recruits transferred to 79th New York Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 39 Enlisted men by disease. Total 88.

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