189th New York Infantry

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Lafayette Denison--Co. D

Regiment organized at Elmira, N.Y., October 3, 1864. Companies "D," "E," "G" and "K" left State under orders to join Army of the Potomac before Petersburg September 18, 1864. Companies "A," "B," "C," "F," "H" and "I" left State for Petersburg, Va., October 23, 1864. (Co. "K" transferred to 15th New York Engineers and a new Co. "K" assigned December 15, 1864.) Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Siege of Petersburg, Va., October, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28, 1864 (Cos. "D," "E," "G" and "K"). Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Hatcher's Run March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Lewis Farm near Gravelly Run March 29. Junction of Quaker and Boydton Roads March 29. White Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington, D.C., until June. Mustered out June 1, 1865. Recruits transferred to 5th N.Y. Veteran Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 70 Enlisted men by disease. Total 80.

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