7th New York Infantry

William F. Bentzoni William Bottenbach Ludwig Fuss (Foss)
Jacob Good Herman Kraemer--A, K & D William Lauter (Laufer)
Herman Seidler J. L. Simmons Joseph A. Rueff (Ruff)--Band
Calvin Eddyburn--A Louis Weyand (Wegand)--I Michael Christmann (Kriegsmann)--B
Charles H. Westphal (Westfall)--A    

Organized at New York City and mustered in April 23, 1861. Left State for Newport News, Va., May 24, 1861. Attached to Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863.

SERVICE.--Occupation of Newport News, Va., May 27, and duty there until March, 1862. Action at Big Bethel, Va., June 10, 1861. Baker Lee's Farm, Newport News, July 12. Battle between Monitor and Merrimac in Hampton Roads March 8-9, 1862. Joined Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula May, 1862. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. About Fair Oaks June 26-29. 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 Centreville August 16-30. Maryland Campaign September 6.22. Battle of South Mountain September 14. Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 22, and duty there until October 30. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement to Falmouth October 30-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 8, 1863, expiration of term. Three years' men attached to 52nd New York Infantry to July 22, 1864, then assigned to 7th Veteran Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 14 Officers and 88 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 46 Enlisted men by disease. Total 149.

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