New York State
Army of the Potomac
Organized at Albany, N.Y., May 18, 1861 in response to the first call for volunteers. Mustered into the United States service for two years, May 22, 1861. Ordered at once to the field. Serving in the Shenandoah Valley and Army of the Potomac under Generals Patterson, Banks, Pope, McClellan, Burnside, and Hooker - Total number enrolled, 1010 - Total casualties 488 - Mustered out at Lockport, N.Y. June 2, 1863 - 522-
At the Battle of
Cedar Mountain, Va.
Aug. 9, 1862The regiment numbered - officers and men engaged 357 - the casualties in this engagement were - killed and mortally wounded 57 - Wounded 61 - Prisoners 92 - Total loss 210 - Every officer engaged was killed, wounded, or taken prisoner.
Other engagements and skirmishes - Martinsburg, Va. - Point of Rocks, Va. - Balls Bluff, Va. - Winchester, Va. - Columbia Furnace, Va. - Banks Retreat, Va. - Shenandoah Valley, Va. - Manassas, Va. - Antietam, Md - Chancellorsville, Va.