New York Independent Battalion
"Enfans Perdu"
"Lost Children"
"German Legion"

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Herbert T. Bond--Co. E
William A. McGarry--Co. E

Organized at New York City and Companies "A" to "G" mustered in April 18, 1862. Left State for Gloucester, Va., April 18, 1862. Attached to Yorktown, Va., 4th Army Corps, Unattached, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to December, 1862. Naglee's Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to April, 1863. District of Beaufort, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, to June, 1863. St. Helena Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Morris Island, S. C., 10th Army Corps, July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, July, 1863. Davis Brigade, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 5th Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to November, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, to December, 1863. District of Hilton Head, S. C., 10th Army Corps, to January, 1864.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Gloucester Point and Yorktown, Va., April to December, 1862. Action at Williamsburg September 9. Moved to Beaufort, N. C., December 26, thence to Port Royal, S.C., January 26. Duty at Port Royal, St. Helena Island and Beaufort, S. C., until June, 1863, and on Folly Island, S.C., until July. Attack on Morris Island, S.C., July 10. Duty on Folly Island, S.C., until August. Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, and against Fort Sumter and Charleston August 2 to September 7. Bombardment of Fort Sumter and Charleston August 17-23. Capture of Fort Wagner September 7. Action at Morris Island September 1. Operations against Fort Sumter and Charleston on Morris Island, S.C., September 8 to December 31. Port Gregg September 23 and October 21. Bombardment of Fort Sumter and Charleston October 26-November 9. Moved to Hilton Head, S.C., December 31, and duty there until January 30, 1864. Transferred to 47th New York Infantry January 30, 1864.

Battalion lost during service 9 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 52 Enlisted men by disease. Total 61.

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