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75th Regiment, New York Infantry

Organized at Auburn, N. Y., and mustered in November 26, 1861. Left State for Florida December 6, 1861, arriving at Santa Rosa Island, Fla., December 15. Duty there and at Fort Pickens, Fla., till May, 1862. Attached to District of Santa Rosa Island, Dept. of Florida, to February, 1862. District of Santa Rosa Island, Fla., Dept. of the Gulf, to March, 1862. Western District or Florida, Dept. of the South, to August, 1862. Pensacola, Fla., Division of West Florida, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1862. Weitzel's Reserve Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to October, 1863. Unassigned, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, Grover's Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, to May, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to August, 1865.

Bombardment of Forts McRae and Barrancas, Pensacola Harbor, Fla., January 1, 1862. Occupation of Pensacola, Fla., May 10, and duty there till August. Fair Oaks, Fla., May 28. Moved to New Orleans, La., August, arriving there August 9. Duty at Carrollton till October. Operations in District of LaFourche October 24-November 6. Occupation of Donaldsonville October 25. Action at Georgia Landing, near Labadieville, and at Thibodeauxville October 28. Duty in the District of LaFourche till February, 1863. Expedition to Bayou Teche January 12-15. Bayou Teche January 13. Steamer "Cotton" January 14. Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27. Duty at Brashear City till April. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Expedition from Brashear City to Opelousas April 11-20. Fort Bisland April 12-13. Jeanerette, Irish Bend, April 14. Bayou Vermillion April 17. Opelousas April 20. Expedition to Alexandria and Simsport May 5-18. Boyce's Bridge, Cotile Bayou, May 14 (Detachment). Siege of Port Hudson May 25-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Donaldsonville, Bayou LaFourche, July 12-13. At Baton Rouge August 1-September 3. Sabine Pass Expedition September 4-11. Sabine Pass September 8. Moved from Algiers to Brashear City September 17. Regiment changed to Mounted Infantry October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Vermillion Bayou October 9-10. Near New Iberia November 19. Camp Pratt November 20. Camp Lewis December 3. Regiment veteranize January 1, 1864. Veterans on furlough January to April, then at Washington, D. C., 22nd Army Corps, as Infantry, April 2 to May 20; then moved to Dept. of the Gulf and rejoin Regiment June 28. Non-Veterans attached to 14th New York Cavalry till June 28, 1864, participating in the Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Bayou Rapides March 20. Henderson's Hill March 21. Monett's Ferry and Cloutiersville March 29-30. Natchitoches March 31. Crump's Hill April 2. Wilson's Farm April 7. Bayou de Paul, Carroll's Mill, April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Natchitoches April 20. About Cloutiersville April 21-22. Monett's Ferry, Cane River Crossing, April 23. Above Alexandria April 28. Hudnot's Plantation May 1. Alexandria May 4-5. Retreat to Morganza May 13.20. Choctaw Bayou May 13-14. Avoyelle's Prairie May 15. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 17-18. Sailed for Fortress Monroe, Va., July 13. Before Richmond July 21-30. Deep Bottom July 27-29. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 31. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Halltown August 23-24. Berryville September 3-4. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley till January, 1865. Ordered to Savannah, Ga., January 11, 1865, and provost duty there till August. Mustered out August 23, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 91 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 103 Enlisted men by disease. Total 198.
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