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116th Regiment, New York Infantry

Organized at Camp Morgan, Buffalo, N. Y., August 10 to September 3, 1862. Left Buffalo for Baltimore, Md., September 5. Attached to Emery's Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Baltimore, Md., Middle Department, to November, 1862. Emery's Brigade, Bank's Louisiana Expedition, to December, 1862. Sherman's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, Dwight's 1st Division (Provisional), Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, Dwight's Division, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1865.

Camp at Druid's Hill Park, Baltimore, till November 5, 1862. Movement into Pennsylvania against Stuart October 12-15. Reach Gettysburg, Pa., October 15. Ordered to join Banks' Expedition and embarked on Steamer "Atlantic" for Fortress Monroe, Va., November 6. Sailed for Ship Island, Miss., December 4. Moved to Carrollton December 30, thence to Baton Rouge, La., February 3, 1863. Operations against Port Hudson, La., March 7-27. Moved to Winter's Plantation March 16-22. Duty at Baton Rouge till May 19. Advance on Port Hudson May 19-24. Action at Plain's Store May 21. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Expedition to Donaldsville July 9-30. Action at Kock's Plantation, Bayou LaFourche, July 12-13. Moved to Baton Rouge August 1, thence to New Orleans August 28. Sabine Pass Expedition September 4-12. Moved to Brashear City September 17. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Camp at New Iberia November 17, 1863, to January 8, 1864. Moved to Franklin January 8, and duty there till March 15. Red River Campaign March 15-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 15-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Monett's Ferry, Cane River Crossing, April 23. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Camp at Morganza till July. Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va., July 2, thence to Washington July 12. Snicker's Gap Expedition July 14-23. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty near Middletown till November 9, and near Newtown till December 30. At Stephenson's Depot till April 5, 1865. Moved to Washington, D. C.. and duty there till June. Grand Review May 22-24. Mustered out June 8, 1865, and discharged at Buffalo, N. Y., June 26, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 90th New York Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 91 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 124 Enlisted men by disease. Total 222.
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