Organized at Potsdam, N.Y., and mustered in January 1, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., March 5, 1862, Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to September, 1862. Wessell's Brigade, Division of Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1863. Lee's Brigade, Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to August. 1863. Sub-District of the Albemarle District of North Carolina, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864. Palmer's Brigade, Peck's Division, 18th Army Corps, April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864.
SERVICE.--Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. Ordered to the Peninsula, Virginia, March 28. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Reconnaissance toward Lee's Mills April 29. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Operations about Bottom's Bridge May 21-23. Near Seven Pines May 29-30. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. New Market Road June 8. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Bottom's Bridge June 27-28. White Oak Swamp June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe August 16-23. Duty there until September 18. Moved to Suffolk, Va., September 18, and duty there until December. Reconnaissance to Franklin October 3. Affairs on the Blackwater October 9, 26, 29 and 30. Franklin October 31. Ordered to New Berne, N. C., December 4. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro, N. C., December 11-20. Actions at Kinston March 14; Whitehall December 16; Goldsboro December 17. Duty at and near New Berne until April, 1864. Operations against Whiting January 18-February 10. Fort Anderson March 14, 1863. Expedition to relief of Little Washington April 7-10. Beech Grove and Batchelor's Creek, near New Berne, February 1-3, 1864. Ordered to Yorktown, Va., April 28, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred May 5. Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church May 8-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-27. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor, May 27-31. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-18. Wier Bottom Church June 20. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16 to December 1, 1864. Hare's House June 24 and 28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Duty in the trenches before Petersburg and on the Bermuda front until September 26. Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights. September 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Duty in trenches before Richmond north of the James River until December. Consolidated with 96th Regiment New York Infantry December 1, 1864. Old members mustered out January 7, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 67 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 115 Enlisted men by disease. Total 185.