52nd New York Infantry
E & I
George W. Ferguson--Co. F
Organized at New York City October 11, 1861. Left State for Washington,
D.C., November 11, 1861. Attached to French's 3rd Brigade, Sumner's
Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Richardson's
1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August,
1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to September,
1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1864.
Consolidated Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to November,
1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C.,
until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Moved
to the Peninsula, Va., April 3. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May
4. Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines May 31-June 1. Seven days
before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Gaines Mill June 27.
Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and
Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until
August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria and
Centreville August 16-30. Cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court
House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of
Antietam Creek September 15-16. Antietam September 17. Duty at
Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 22-October 29. Reconnaissance
to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement
to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg
December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At
Falmouth, Va., until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April
27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.)
Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3.
Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock until
October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September
13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October
14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run
Campaign November 26-December 2. At Stevensburg until May, 1864.
Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from
the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness
May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania
Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient or "Blood Angle"
May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May
26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg
June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration
north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration
north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom,
August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Reconnaissance to Hatcher's
Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7,
1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April
9. Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road March 31. White Oak Road March
31. Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's
Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court
House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville until
May 2. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-15. Grand Review May 23.
Duty at Washington, D.C., until July. Mustered out July 25, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 14 Officers and 139 Enlisted
men killed and mortally wounded and 197 Enlisted men by disease.