38th New York Infantry
"2nd Regiment Scott Life Guard"

Roster

 

Darrington R. Acker---- A
Thomas S. Barton---- G,A
William S. Bolmer----- I
James H. Brown----- I
Charles Chatten----- I
John B.Hughes-----D
David M. Hull-----B
Edward D. Marsh----- E
John McGarry---- A
John L. Miller---- A
Joseph T. Noshier----- A-D-H
Joseph E. Stenson----- I
Henry Volkhausen----- C
John H. Hobert Ward-----F&S
George W. Zellers (Zollers)---- D
John H. Jacobus--Co. K George Walker--A & F John E. Brundage--B
     
     


Organized at New York City and mustered in June 3, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 19. Attached to Wilcox's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Howard's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Sedgwick's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until July 16. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. Ordered to the Peninsula, Va., March 17. Peninsula Campaign April to August. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Oak Grove near Seven Pines June 25. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-26. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 27-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until October. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October and November. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Three years men transferred to 40th Regiment New York Infantry June 3. Mustered out June 22, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 72 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 39 Enlisted men by disease. Total 117.

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