175th New York Infantry

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Regimental History and Service Record

Organized in New York at large September and October, 1862. Left State for Suffolk, Va., November 21, 1862. Attached to Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, Augur's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to February, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division. 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Grover's Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to July, 1865. Dept. of Georgia to November, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk, Va., until December, 1862. Moved to New Orleans, La., and duty at Carrollton until March 6, 1863. Moved to Baton Rouge March 6. Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27. Moved to Algiers April 1, thence to Berwick April 9. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14.

Fort Bisland, near Centreville, April 12-13. Vermillion Bayou April 17. Expedition from Opelousas to Alexandria and Simsport May 5-18. Expedition from Berne's Landing to Berwick May 21-26. Franklin May 25. Moved to Port Hudson May 26-30. Siege of Port Hudson May 30-July 9. Assault on Port Hudson June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Moved to Baton Rouge July 22, and duty there until March, 1864. Operations about St. Martinsville November 12, 1863.

Mansura May 16. At Morganza until July. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 5. Atchafalaya River June 1. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., July 5-29. 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 Kernstown and Winchester until January, 1865. Moved to Savannah, Ga., January 5-22, and duty there until March. Moved to Wilmington, N. C., March 5, thence to Morehead City March 10, and duty there until April 8. Moved to Goldsboro April 8, thence to Savannah, Ga., May 2. Duty at Savannah and at other points in the Dept. of Georgia until November, 1865. Mustered out November 29, 1865.

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Regiment Statistical Information

  • Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 12 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 117 Enlisted men by disease. Total 134.


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