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175th Regiment, New York Infantry

Organized in New York at large September and October, 1862. Left State for Suffolk, Va., November 21, 1862. Attached to Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, Augur's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to February, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Grover's Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to July, 1865. Dept. of Georgia to November, 1865.

Duty at Suffolk, Va., till December, 1862. Moved to New Orleans, La., and duty at Carrollton till March 6, 1863. Moved to Baton Rouge March 6. Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27. Moved to Algiers April l, thence to Berwick April 9. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Fort Bisland, near Centreville, April 12-13. Vermillion Bayou April 17. Expedition from Opelousas to Alexandria and Simsport May 5-18. Expedition from Berne's Landing to Berwick May 21-26. Franklin May 25. Moved to Port Hudson May 26-30. Siege of Port Hudson May 30-July 9. Assault on Port Hudson June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Moved to Baton Rouge July 22, and duty there till March, 1864. Operations about St. Martinsville November 12, 1863. Red River Campaign March 23 May 22. At Alexandria March 25-April 12. Cane River April 23-24. At Alexandria April 26 May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. At Morganza till July. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 5. Atchafalaya River June 1. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D. C., July 5-29. 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 Kernstown and Winchester till January, 1865. Moved to Savannah, Ga., January 5-22, and duty there till March. Moved to Wilmington, N. C., March 5, thence to Morehead City March 10, and duty there till April 8. Moved to Goldsboro April 8, thence to Savannah, Ga., May 2. Duty at Savannah and at other points in the Dept. of Georgia till November, 1865. Mustered out November 29, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 12 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 117 Enlisted men by disease. Total 134.

Predecessor unit:


Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted transferred to 175th New York Infantry.
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