1st New York Infantry


Organized at New York City and mustered in April 22, 1861. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., May 20, 1861, and duty there until July 3. Attached to Fort Monroe, Camp Hamilton and Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, May, 1861, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Occupation of Newport News May 29, 1861. Action at Big Bethel, Va., June 10. Duty at Camp Hamilton and Newport News, Va., until June, 1862. Action between Monitor and Merrimac in Hampton Roads March 8, 1862. Joined Army of the Potomac on the Peninsula June 5. Actions near Fair Oaks June 20, 23 and 24. Oak Grove, near Fair Oaks, June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. About Fair Oaks June 26-29. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville, Va., August 16-27. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battle of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until October, 11. March up the Potomac to Leesburg, thence movement to Falmouth, Va., October 11-November 23. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 25, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 79 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 31 Enlisted men by disease. Total 113.

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