Battle Unit Details

UNION NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

176th Regiment, New York Infantry

Overview:
Organized at New York November 20, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Mustered in December 22, 1862. Company "K" mustered in January 10, 1868. Left State for New Orleans, La., January 11, 1863. Attached to Defences of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 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, 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. Districts of Augusta and Columbus, Ga., Dept. of Georgia, to April, 1866.

Service:
Duty in the District of LaFourche, Defences of New Orleans, La., guarding lines of New Orleans & Opelousas Railroad at Brashear City, LaFourche Crossing, Tigerville, Bonnet Carre, and other points till January, 1864. Actions at Pattersonville June 17 and 19, 1863. LaFourche Crossing June 19-21. Thibodeaux June 20 (Co. "D"). Fort Buchanan and Bayou Boeuf June 23. Brashear City June 23. Ordered to Franklin, La., January 4, 1864, and duty there till April. Red River Campaign April 15-May 22. Moved from Carrollton to Alexandria April 15-18. At Alexandria till May 13. Gov. Moore's Plantation May 3. Wilson's Farm May 5. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. At Morganza till July 3. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Fortress Monroe, Va., and Washington, D. C., July 3-29. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Berryville September 8. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Kernstown and Winchester till January 5, 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, N. C., April 8, and duty there till May 2. Moved to Savannah May 2-7. Duty there and the Districts of Augusta, Columbus and Macon, Ga., Dept. of Georgia, till April, 1866. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga., April 27, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 30 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 146 Enlisted men by disease. Total 180.

Predecessor unit:

NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

166th REGIMENT INFANTRY.

Failed to complete organization. Men enlisted transferred to 176th New York Infantry November 13, 1862.
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