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111th Regiment, New York Infantry

Organized at Auburn, N. Y., and mustered in August 20, 1862. Left State for Harper's Ferry, W. Va., August 21, 1862. Attached to Miles' Command, Harper's Ferry, to September, 1862. Camp Douglass, Chicago, Ill., to December, 1862. Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1864. Consolidated Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to November, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865.

Defence of Harper¿s Ferry, W. Va., September 12-15, 1862. Regiment surrendered September 15. Paroled September 16 and sent to Annapolis, Md., thence to Camp Douglass, Chicago, Ill., and duty there guarding prisoners till December, 1862. Exchanged November 23, 1862. Ordered to Washington, D. C., and duty in the defences of that city and at Centreville, Va., till June, 1863. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field and joined 2nd Army Corps June 25. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 25-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan till October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Lewinsville October 3. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Blackburn's and Mitchell's Fords October 15. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. At and near Stevensburg, Va, 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, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Reconnoissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. On line of Hatcher's and Gravelly Runs March 29-30. Hatcher's Run or Boydton Road March 31. White Oak Road March 31. Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Courthouse
Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 210 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 178 Enlisted men by disease. Total 400.
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