41st New York Infantry
"De Kalb Regiment"
"2nd Yager Regiment"


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Wainwright Avenue, East Cemetery Hill.  Gettysburg

Roster

George Ast---C Wilhelm (William) Bohler--A Heinrich  Gordes--C
Henry Gumpper (Gummper)---B Simon Hauser--H Gottlieb Hinnen--C, B
Henry Hoffman--D Jacob Kiesele--H Louis Lichan---A, E
Fraugott Otto--A John Gebraetz (Galbretz)--H Herman Nagel--H
Charles Voelcker--A, E & H Jacob Wittel--H Max Cohnheim--H
Hermann Schultz--G    
     
     


Organized at Yorkville, N.Y., and mustered in June 6, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 8. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Runyon's Reserve Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. W. T. Sherman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to September, 1861. Martindale's Brigade, Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to November, 1861. Unassigned, Blenker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Unassigned, Blenker's 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, Blenker's Division, Dept. of the Mountains, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade. Gordon's Division, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1864. Folly Island, S.C., Northern District, Dept. of the South, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, Hardin's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Kitching's Provisional Division, and Army of the Shenandoah, to December, 1864. Ferrero's Division, Defenses of Bermuda Hundred, Va., Army of the James, to August, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until April, 1862. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley May to August. Battle of Cross Keys June 8. Duty at Sperryville and Centreville until August. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. Sulphur Springs August 24. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until December. Reconnaissance to Snicker's Ferry and Berryville November 28-30. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 10-16. Duty at Falmouth and Brook's Station until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-August 1. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Ordered to Folly Island, S.C., August 1. Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, and against Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., August 8-September 7. Operations against Charleston and duty on Folly Island, S. C., September, 1863, to August, 1864. Expedition to Johns and James Islands February 6-14, 1864. Action at Bugbee's Bridge February 9 and 11. Demonstrations on James Island May 21-22 and July 1-10. Ordered to Washington, D.C., August, 1864, and duty there until September 27. Ordered to Shenandoah Valley September 27, and duty there until November 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va., and duty in the defenses at that point until March, 1865. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., December, 1864, to April, 1865. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until December. Mustered out December 9, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 69 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 69 Enlisted men by disease. Total 143.

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