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Regiment Details

UNION NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

32nd Regiment, New York Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Staten Island, N. Y., and mustered in May 31, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., June 29, 1861. Attached to Davies' Brigade, Miles' Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Franklin's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Newton's Brigade, Franklin's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Dept. of the Rappahannock, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

Service:
Reconnoissance from Alexandria on Fairfax Road July 14, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Near Fairfax Court House July 17. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defences of Washington till March, 1862. Skirmish at Springfield Station October 3, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. McDowell's advance on Falmouth, Va., April 4-12. Ordered to the Peninsula, Va., April 22. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 24-May 4, on transports. West Point May 7-8. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines' Mill June 27. White Oak Swamp, Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July l. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. In works at Centreville August 28-31, and cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Gap, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland till October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Mustered out June 9, 1863, expiration of term. Three years men transferred to 121st Regiment New York Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 37 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 53 Enlisted men by disease. Total 99.
Soldiers:
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