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153rd Regiment, New York Infantry

Organized at Fonda, N. Y., and mustered in October 17, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., October 18, 1862. Attached to Provisional Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Defences of Washington, to October, 1862. District of Alexandria, Defences of Washington and 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to August, 1863. Martindale's Command, Garrison of Washington, D. C., 22nd Army Corps, to February, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Dept. of Washington, to July, 1865. Dept. of Georgia to October, 1865.

Guard and police duty at Alexandria, Va., and at Washington, D. C., till February, 1864. Ordered to Dept. of the Gulf February, 1864. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Monett's Ferry, Cane River Crossing, April 23. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Avoyelle's Prairie May 16. Duty at Morganza till July 1. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D. C., July 1-12. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 12-13. 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 at Middletown, Newtown and Stephenson's Depot till April 5, 1865. Moved to Washington, D. C., April 5, and duty there till July. Grand Review May 23-24. Ordered to Savannah, Ga., July, and duty in the Dept. of Georgia till October. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga., October 2, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 38 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 160 Enlisted men by disease. Total 200.
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