29th New York Infantry
"Astor Rifles"
"1st German Infantry"

Roster

George Erhman--Co. A
Charles L. Hafner--Co. H
Robert Stolpe--Co. I

Henry J. Sommer--Co. F
Casper Meister--Co. C
Julius Schmidt--Co. F
Frederick Dietz--Co. A
George Heim--Co. A
Edward C. Neumann--Co. E & H
August Kensler--Co. K
Herman C. Pfeil--Co. I & K


Organized at New York City and mustered in June 6, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 21, 1861. Attached to Blenker's Brigade, Miles' Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Blenker's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Blenker's Brigade, Hooker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to January, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Blenker's 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Blenker's Division, Dept. of the Mountains, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until April, 1862. Movement to Winchester, Va., April 5-18. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley until June. Battle of Cross Keys June 8. At Sperryville July 7 to August 8. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. Sulphur Springs August 24. Battle of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until November. Moved to Centreville, Va., November 1-19. Moved to support of Burnside at Fredericksburg, Va., December 9-16. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Stafford Court House until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out June 20, 1863, expiration of term. Three years' men consolidated into a Company known as Independent Company 29th New York Infantry, and provost duty at Headquarters 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Cumberland to April 19. 1864, when transferred to 68th Regiment New York Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 64.

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