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13th Regiment, New York Infantry


Organized at Rochester, N. Y., and mustered in for two years' service April 25, 1861. Moved to Elmira, N. Y., May 4. Mustered into United States service for three months May 14. Left State for Washington, D. C., May 30. Attached to Sherman's Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, June to August, 1861. Fort Corcoran, Defences of Washington, to October, 1861. Martindale's Brigade, Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to May, 1863.

Camp on Meridian Hill, Defences of Washington, till June 3, 1861, and at Fort Corcoran till July 16. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Occupation of Fairfax Court House July 17. Blackburn's Ford July 18. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Transferred to United States service for balance of term by order of Governor Morgan August 2, 1861. Duty in the Defences of Washington till March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 16. Warwick Road April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Reconnoissance from Yorktown April 11-13. New Bridge May 24. Battle of Hanover Court House May 27. Operations about Hanover Court House May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines Mill June 27. White Oak Swamp and Turkey Bend June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison Landing till August 16. Retreat from the Peninsula and movement to Centreville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Shepherdstown September 19. At Sharpsburg, Md., to October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition to Richards' and Ellis' Fords December 29-30. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till April 26. Ordered home April 26, and mustered out May 14, 1863, expiration of term. Three years' men consolidated to two Companies and duty as Provost Guard. 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, April 27 to June 23. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Transferred to 140th New York Infantry June 23, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 67 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 29 Enlisted men by disease. Total 100.

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