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24th Regiment, New York Cavalry

Organized at Auburn, N. Y., and mustered in Companies "A," "C," "D" and "E" December 28, 1863. "B," "F," "G," "H" and "I" January 7, 1864. "K" and "L" January 19, 1864; and "M," January 26, 1864. Left State for Washington, D. C., February 23, 1864. Attached to Marshall's Provisional Brigade as Infantry, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, April to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac, to May, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, to June, 1865.

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till April, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Ream's Station August 25. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Vaughan Road October 1. Peebles' Farm October 2. Reconnoissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Road October 8. Regiment mounted October 20, 1864. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Prince George Court House November 24. Stony Creek Station December 1. Hicksford Raid December 6-12. Bellefield and Three Creeks December 9. Halifax Road December 10-11. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Dinwiddie Court House March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Payne's Cross Roads April 5. Amelia Springs April 5. Deatonville Road and Sailor's Creek April 6. Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 23-29. March to Washington, D. C., May. Grand Review May 23. Consolidated with 10th New York Cavalry June 17, 1865, to form 1st Regiment Provisional Cavalry.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 107 Enlisted men killed and mortaly wounded and 1 Officer and 133 Enlisted men by disease. Total 248.
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