Organized at New York City August 27 to November 15, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 18; thence moved to Annapolis, Md. Attached to Parke's 3rd Brigade, Burnside's North Carolina Expeditionary Corps.
SERVICE.--Duty at Annapolis, Md., until January 3, 1862. Burnside's Expedition to Hatteras Inlet and Roanoke Island, N. C., January 7-February 8. Vessel wrecked at Roanoke Island. A Detachment at battle of Roanoke Island, N. C., February 8. Duty at Fort Monroe, Va., Suffolk, Va., Annapolis, Md., and Washington, D.C., until March. Mustered out March 21, 1862, except Company "A," which was transferred to 17th New York Infantry as Company "G."
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 7 Enlisted men by disease. Total 11.