New York Infantry
Organized at Brooklyn, N.Y., September 10, 1861. Left State for
Annapolis, Md., September 17, 1861. Attached to Viele's 1st Brigade,
Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862.
Fort Pulaski, Ga., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to May,
1863. St. Helena Island, S. C., 10th Army Corps, to June, 1863.
2nd Brigade, Folly Island, S. C., to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade,
2nd Division, Morris Island, S.C., to August, 1863. St. Augustine,
Fla., to October, 1863. District of Hilton Head, S.C., to January,
1864. Barton's Brigade, District of Hilton Head, S.C., to February,
1864. Barton's Brigade, District of Florida, February, 1864. Barton's
Brigade, Ames' Division, District of Florida, to April, 1864.
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James,
Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade,
3rd Division, 18th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd
Division, 10th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd
Division, 24th Army Corps, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd
Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina,
to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept.
of North Carolina, to July, 1865. Dept. of North Carolina to August,
SERVICE.--Expedition to Port Royal, S.C., October 21-November
7, 1861. Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor,
S.C., November 7. Hilton Head, S.C., November 7-8. Port Royal
Ferry, Coosaw River, S. C, January 1, 1862. Siege operations against
Fort Pulaski, Ga., January 28-April 11. Bombardment and capture
of Fort Pulaski April 10-11. Garrison duty at Fort Pulaski until
May, 1863. Tybee Island August 5, 1862. Skull Creek September
24. Reconnaissance on May and Savannah Rivers September 30-October
13. Kirk's Bluff, Coosawhatchie River, October 18. Expedition
from Hilton Head to Pocotaligo October 21-23. Pocotaligo, Coosawhatchie,
October 22. Expedition on U.S. Steamers Potomski and Darlington
up Sapelo River, and destruction of salt works November 7. Moved
to Hilton Head, S.C., thence to St. Helena Island, S.C., May,
1863. (Cos. "G" and "I" remained at Hilton
Head.) Moved to Folly Island, S. C., June, 1863. Attack on Morris
Island, S. C., July 10. Assaults on Fort Wagner, Morris Island,
July 11 and 18. Siege of Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island
July 18 to August. At St. Augustine, Fla., August to October.
(Cos. "G" and "I" at Fort Pulaski.) Duty at
Hilton Head and Beaufort, S.C., October, 1863, to February, 1864.
Expedition to Jacksonville, Fla., February 5-7. Expedition into
Central Florida February 8-22. Battle of Olustee February 20.
Occupation of Palatka March 10. Moved to Gloucester Point, Va.,
April 22-28. Butler's operations on south side of the James and
against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Port Walthall, Chester
Station, May 7. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle
of Drury's Bluffs May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-28. Moved
to White House, thence to Cold Harbor June 1-12. Battles about
Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations
against Petersburg and Richmond June 16 to December 7, 1864. Bermuda
Hundred June 25. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30. Demonstration
on north side of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep
Bottom, August 14-18. Bermuda Hundred August 24-25. Chaffin's
Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30. Fair Oaks October 27-28.
Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., December 7-25. 2nd Expedition
to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 3-15, 1865. Assault and capture
of Fort Fisher January 15. Cape Fear Entrenchment's February 11-12.
Sugar Loaf Battery February 11. Fort Anderson February 18-20.
Fort Strong February 21. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign
of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro
March 6-21. Advance on Raleigh April 9-14. Bennett's House April
26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh and in
the Dept. of North Carolina until August. Mustered out August
Regiment lost during service 18 Officers and 218 Enlisted
men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 131 Enlisted
men by disease. Total 369.