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82nd Regiment, New York Infantry

Left State for Washington, D. C., May 18, 1861. Mustered into United States service May 28, 1861. Attached to Schenck's Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Stone's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. German's Brigade, Stone's (Sedgwick's) Division, Army of the Potomae, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1864.

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., and at Ball's Cross Roads, Va., till July 16, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Occupation of Fairfax Court House July 17. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Moved to Poolesville, Md., August 5. Picket and outpost duty on the Upper Potomac till February, 1862. Operations on the Potomac October 21-24, 1861. Battle of Ball's Bluff October 21. Edwards' Ferry October 22. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va, February 23, 1862, and duty there till March 7. Movement in support of General Shields at Winchester, Va., March 7-15. Moved to Washington, D. C.. thence to Fortress Monroe, Va., March 22-April 1. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. West Point May 7-8. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Skirmishing before Richmond till June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines' Mill, Garnett's Farm, June 27. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing till August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-30. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 22, and duty there till October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 20. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth till April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Battle of Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock to October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Bristoe Station October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Mine Run November 28-30. At and near Stevensburg till May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Po River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient or "Bloody Angle" May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16-25. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23. Mustered out June 25, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 59th Regiment New York Infantry July 10, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 171 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 83 Enlisted men by disease. Total 269.
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