5th New York State Militia
(3 months, 1861)




Tendered service to State April 19, 1861. Sailed from New York for Fortress Monroe, Va., April 27; thence to Annapolis, Md., April 30. Guard duty along railroad from Annapolis to Annapolis Junction till May 12. Moved to Washington, D. C., May 12, and quartered in the United States Capital till May 23. Mustered in for three months' United States service May 16. Advance into Virginia and occupation of Arlington Heights May 24. Guard and picket duty till June 3. Camp on Meridian Hill till July 7. Moved to Baltimore, thence to Hagerstown, Md., July 7, and to Martinsburg, Va., July 9-10. Attached to Butterfield's Brigade, Sandford's Division, Patterson's Army. Advance to Bunker Hill July 15. To Smithfield July 17, thence to Charlestown. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., July 21, and duty at Bolivar Heights till July 28. Moved to Knoxville, Md., July 28; thence to Baltimore July 30; then to New York City. Mustered out August 7, 1861.

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