36th New York Infantry
"Washington Volunteers"


Jonathan McGrath--Co. I
John DeGraw--Co. B
Israil P. Baxter--Co. I
Edward Connell--Co. F
Lewis W. Hunt--Co. A
Alfred Decker--Co. B

Organized at New York City and mustered in June !7, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 12. Attached to Couch's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Couch's Brigade, Buell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, th Army Corps, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Kalorma Heights and Camp Brightwood, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. March to Prospect Hill, Va., March 11-15. Moved to the Peninsula, Va, March 28. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Reconnaissance to Bottom's Bridge May 20-23, and to White Oak Swamp May 25-28. Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July20; 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. Bankford May 4. Deep Run Ravine June 5-13. Ordered home for muster out. Three years men transferred to 65th Regiment, New York Infantry Duty in New York during draft riots July 13-15. Mustered out July 15, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 36 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 26 Enlisted men by disease. Total 67.

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