153rd New York Infantry

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Regimental History and Service Record

Organized at Fonda, N.Y., and mustered in October 17, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 18, 1862. Attached to Provisional Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Defenses of Washington, to October, 1862. District of Alexandria, Defenses of Washington and 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to August, 1863. Martindale's Command, Garrison of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to February, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Dept. of Washington, to July, 1865. Dept. of Georgia to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Guard and police duty at Alexandria, Va., and at Washington, D.C., until February, 1864. Ordered to Dept. of the Gulf February, 1864.

Mansura May 16. Avoyelle's Prairie May 16. Duty at Morganza until July 1. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., July 1-12.

Snicker's Gap Expedition July 14-23. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Middletown, Newtown and Stephenson's Depot until April 5, 1865. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 5, and duty there until July. Grand Review May 23-24. Ordered to Savannah, Ga., July, and duty in the Dept. of Georgia until October. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga., October 2, 1865.

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Regiment Statistical Information

  • Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 38 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 160 Enlisted men by disease. Total 200.


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