Battle Unit Details

UNION NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

18th Regiment, New York Infantry

Overview:

Organized at Albany, N. Y., and mustered in May 17, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., June 19. Attached to Davies' Brigade, Miles' Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, June 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, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, to May, 1863.

Service:
Reconnoissance on Fairfax Road July 14, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Fairfax Court House July 17. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till March, 1862. Skirmish at Springfield Station October 3, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. McDowell's advance on Fredericksburg, Va., April 4-12. Ordered to the Virginia Peninsula April 22. Siege of Yorktown 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 and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. In works at Centreville August 29-31. Cover Pope's retreat to Fairfax Court House September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Crampton's Pass, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland till October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till April. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Three years men transferred to 121st Regiment New York Infantry May 11. Regiment moved to New York May 16, and mustered out May 28, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 34 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 32 Enlisted men by disease. Total 71.

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