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123rd Regiment, New York Infantry

Organized at Salem, N. Y., and mustered in September 4, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., September 5, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till September 29, 1862, and at Frederick, Md., and Sandy Hook till December 13, 1862. Moved to support of Burnside at Fredericksburg, Va., December 10-14. At Stafford Court House till April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock till September. Moved to Bealeton Station, Va., thence to Stevenson, Ala., September 24-October 4. Guard duty along Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad till April, 1864. Action near Tullahoma, Tenn., March 16, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Operations against Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. New Hope Church May 25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes' Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw Mountain June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Thompson's Creek, near Chesterfield Court House, S. C., and near Cheraw March 2. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24, and of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 3, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 60th New York Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 66 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 95 Enlisted men by disease. Total 167.
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