Battle Unit Details

UNION NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

160th Regiment, New York Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Auburn, N. Y., and mustered in November 21, 1862. Left State for New Orleans, La., December 4, 1862. Attached to Sherman's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Dept. of the South, to November, 1865.

Service:
Expedition to Bayou Teche January 12-15, 1863. Steamer "Cotton" January 14. Operations on Bayou Plaquemine February 12-28. Duty at Brashear City till March 20. Berwick City March 13. Duty at Bayou Boeuf and Patersonville till April 2. Patersonville March 28 (Detachment). Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Fort Bisland, near Centreville, April 12-13. Jeanerette April 14. Bayou Vermillion April 17. Opelousas April 20. Expedition to Alexandria and Simsport May 5-18. Moved to Port Hudson May 18-25. Siege of Port Hudson May 25-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Springfield Landing July 2. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Expedition to Donaldsonville July 10-30. Koch's Plantation, Donaldsonville, on Bayou Fourche, July 13-14. Duty near Thibodeaux and at Brashear City till September 2. Sabine Pass Expedition September 4-12. Sabine Pass September 8. Moved to Algiers, thence to Berwick September 17. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Vermillion Bayou October 9-10. Carrion Crow Bayou October 11. At New Iberia till January 7, 1864. Moved to Franklin January 7, and duty there till March. 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 or Cane River Crossing April 23. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Retreat to Mansura May 13-20. Avoyelle's Prairie, Mansura, May 16. At Morganza till July. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D. C. July 1-12. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens July 12-13. Pursuit of Early to Snicker's Gap, Va., July 14-23. Snicker's Ferry July 20. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Served detached as Train Guard for the army from August 14 to October 27. Duty at Middletown and Newtown till December, and at Stephenson's Depot and Winchester till April, 1865. Moved to Washington, D. C., and duty there till June. Grand Review May 23-24. Moved to Savannah, Ga., June 30-July 7. Duty there and at various points in the Dept. of Georgia till November. Mustered out November 1, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 53 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 159 Enlisted men by disease. Total 219.
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