New York Infantry
"1st California Regiment"
Organized at Staten Island, N.Y., and mustered in May 31, 1861.
Left State for Washington, D.C., June 29, 1861. Attached to Davies'
Brigade, Miles' Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia,
to August, 1861. Franklin's Brigade, Division of the Potomac,
to October, 1861. Newton's Brigade, Franklin's Division, Army
of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st
Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Dept. of the Rappahannock,
to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army
of the Potomac, to June, 1863.
SERVICE.--Reconnaissance from Alexandria on Fairfax
Road July 14, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Near
Fairfax Court House July 17. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty
in the Defenses of Washington until March, 1862. Skirmish at Springfield
Station October 3, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15.
McDowell's advance on Falmouth, Va., April 4-12. Ordered to the
Peninsula, Va., April 22. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 24-May
4, on transports. West Point May 7-8. Seven days before Richmond
June 25-July 1. Gaines' Mill June 27. White Oak Swamp, Charles
City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At
Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe,
thence to Centreville August 16-28. In works at Centreville August
28-31, and cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court House September
1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Gap, South Mountain,
September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland
until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November
19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March"
January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville
Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing
April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights
May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Mustered out June 9, 1863, expiration
of term. Three years men transferred to 121st Regiment New York
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 37 Enlisted
men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 53 Enlisted
men by disease. Total 99.