24th New York Infantry
"Oswego County Regiment"


William H. Fowler--Co. D??
James V. Bentley--F&S

Organized at Elmira, N.Y., and mustered in July 2, 1861, to date from May 17, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 2, 1861. Attached to Keyes' Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Keyes' Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1862. Augur's Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, King's 3rd Division, McDowell's 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. At Upton's Hill until April 9. McDowell's advance on Falmouth, Va., April 9-19. Duty at Fredericksburg, Va., until May 25. McDowell's advance on Richmond May 25-29. Operations against Jackson June 1-21. Duty at Falmouth until August. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Sulphur Springs August 24. Battles of Gainesville August 28; Groveton August 29; 2nd Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement on Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Belle Plains until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 29, 1863, expiration of term. Three years men transferred to 76th New York Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 82 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 30 Enlisted men by disease. Total 119.

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