133rd New York Infantry

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Regimental History and Service Record

"2nd Regiment Metropolitan Guard"

Organized at New York City and mustered in September 24, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 8, 1862. Attached to Abercrombie's Division, Defenses of Washington, D.C., to November, 1862. Grover's Brigade, Banks' New Orleans Expedition, to December, 1862. Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1863. Defenses of New Orleans, La., to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Defenses of Washington, D. C, 22nd Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until November, 1862. Moved to New Orleans, La., November, 1862. Occupation of Baton Rouge, La., December 17, and duty there until March, 1863. Operations on Bayou Plaquemine February 12-28. Operations against Port Hudson, La., March 7-27. Moved to Algiers April 3, thence to Brashear City April 8. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14.

Fort Bisland, near Centreville, April 12-13. Pursuit to Opelousas April 15-20. Expedition from Opelousas to Chicotsville and Bayou Boeuf April 26-29. Expedition to Alexandria May 4-12. March to Port Hudson May 19-26. Siege of Port Hudson May 26-July 9. Expedition to Niblitt's Bluff May 26-29. Assault on Port Hudson June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Moved to New Orleans July 15 and duty there until August 28. Sabine Pass Expedition September 4-12. Moved to Brashear City September 16, thence to Berwick City.

Duty in the Defenses of New Orleans until April, 1864.

Mansura May 16. At Morganza until July 2. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Fortress Monroe and Deep Bottom, Va., July 2-18. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 31. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Detached from army August 14, and duty as Train Guard for Sheridan's army until October 27. Duty at Middletown, Newtown, Stephenson's Depot and Winchester and in the Shenandoah Valley until April, 1865. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 20, and duty there until June. Grand Review May 23-24. Recruits transferred to 90th New York Infantry May 31. Regiment mustered out June 6, 1865.

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Regiment Statistical Information

  • Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 41 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 78 Enlisted men by disease. Total 122.


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