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91st Regiment, New York Infantry

Organized at Albany, N. Y., September to December, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., January 9, 1862; thence moved to Pensacola, Fla. Attached to Brannan's Command, District of Florida, to March, 1862. District of Key West, Fla., Dept. of the South, to August, 1862. District of West Florida, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1862. Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Garrison at Fort Jackson, Defences or New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1864. Defences of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

Duty at Key West, Fort Pickens and Pensacola, Fla., till December, 1862. Expedition from Pensacola to Bagdad and Milton, Fla., August 7-10 (Cos. "I" and "K"). Action at Gonzales, Fla, October 27. Ordered to New Orleans, La., December; thence to Baton Rouge, La., and occupation of that city December 17. Duty at Baton Rouge, La., till March, 1863. Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27. Moved to Donaldsonville March 26, thence to Brashear City. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Madam Porter's and McWilliams' Plantations at Indian Bend April 13. Irish Bend April 14. Bayou Vermillion April 17. Opelousas April 20. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Koch's Plantation, Donaldsonville, Bayou LaFourche, July 12-13. Duty at Fort Jackson, Defences of New Orleans, as garrison from July, 1863, to August, 1864. On Veteran furlough till October. Duty at Baltimore, Md., Middle Department, till February, 1865. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac before Petersburg, Va. Siege of Petersburg March 1-April 2. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run, March 29. Boydton and White Oak Roads March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D. C., May 1-12. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington till July. (Co. "E" detached at Baltimore, Md., October, 1864, to July, 1865.) Mustered out July 3, 1865.

Regiment lost duting service 3 Officers and 110 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 184 Enlisted men by disease. Total 298.
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