New York Infantry
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Gettysburg North Reynolds Avenue, over the Railroad Cut
Organized at New York City November, 1861, to March, 1862. Left
State for Washington, D.C., March 18, 1862. Attached to Wadsworth's
Command, Military District of Washington, D.C., to May, 1862.
Doubleday's Brigade, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862.
2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia,
to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps,
Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division,
5th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th
Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th
Army Corps, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D, C.,
until May, 1862, and at Aquia Creek, Va., until June. Duty at
and near Fredericksburg until August. Pope's Campaign in Northern
Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August
21-23. Sulphur Springs August 26. Battles of Gainesville August
28; Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign
September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam
September 16-17. Duty at Sharpsburg, Md., until October 30. Movement
to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Union November 2-3.
Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth and
Belle Plains until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January
20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at
Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-May 2. Battle of Chancellorsville
May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of
Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va.,
July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan to October.
Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. 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; Laurel
Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House
May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May
23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28.
Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church
June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June
16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30,
1864 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church
September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October
27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Dabney's
Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign
March 28-April 9. Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run, March 29. White
Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April
2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender
of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 1-12. Grand
Review May 23. Duty at Washington until July. Mustered out July
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 114 Enlisted
men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 136 Enlisted
men by disease. Total 256.