The Civil War in the East

1st New York Veteran Cavalry Regiment

The 1st New York Veteran Cavalry Regiment lost 4 officers and 56 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 89 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1863

 

Organized at Geneva, N.Y. under Colonel Robert F. Taylor

July 31

Company A mustered in for three years service and moved to Washington, D.C. for duty in the defenses of Washington. Attached to Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington.

September 8

Company B mustered in and moved to Washington, D.C.

October 10

Companies C - K mustered in at Elmira, N.Y. and moved to Washington, D.C.

November 7

Company L mustered in and moved to Washington, D.C.

November 19

Company M mustered in and moved to Washington, D.C.

1864

February

Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 1st Division, Army of West Virginia

February 20

Action near Upperville, Va.

The regiment lost 1 officer and 2 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 3 enlisted men wounded, and 6 men missing or captured.

March 6

Snickersville

The regiment lost 5 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 18 enlisted men wounded, and 2 officers and 16 men missing or captured.

March 10

Kablestown

The regiment lost 1 officer and 6 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 12 enlisted men wounded, and 2 officers and 16 men missing or captured.

April

Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia

April 30-May 16

Sigel's Expedition from Martinsburg to New Market

May 10

Near Paris and Salem

The regiment lost 1 man killed and 1 man missing or captured

May 13

Mt. Jackson

May 15

New Market

The regiment lost 11 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 24 enlisted men wounded, and 29 men missing or captured.

May 26-July 1

Hunter's Raid on Lynchburg

May 28

Woodstock

The regiment lost 5 men missing or captured

May 29-30

Newtown

The regiment lost 1 officer killed and 2 men missing or captured

May 31

Woodstock

The regiment lost 2 men missing or captured

June 1

New Market

The regiment lost 11 men missing or captured

June 3-4

Harrisonburg

June 5

Piedmont

The regiment lost 12 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 9 enlisted men wounded, and 19 men missing or captured.

June 6

Occupation of Staunton

June 10

Waynesboro

The regiment lost 1 officer killed, 1 officer and 1 enlisted men wounded, and 4 men missing or captured.

June 11

Cheat Mountain

The regiment lost 1 man mortally wounded and 1 man missing or captured

June 13

Lexington

June 14

Buchanan

June 17

Diamond Hill

The regiment lost 1 man missing or captured

June 17-18

Lynchburg

The regiment lost 2 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 6 enlisted men wounded.

June 19

Liberty

June 20

Buford's Gap

June 21

Catawba Mountains and Salem

June 25

White Sulphur Springs

June 28 and July 2

Bunker Hill

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man wounded, and 1 man missing or captured.

July

Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of West Virginia

July 2

Near Martinsburg

The regiment lost 2 men missing or captured.

July 3

Leetown and Martinsburg

The regiment lost 3 men wounded, and 16 men missing or captured.

July 4

Sharpsburg, Md.

The regiment lost 1 man wounded, and 1 man missing or captured.

July 6

Sandy Hook

The regiment lost 1 man wounded, and 1 man missing or captured.

July 15-16

Near Hillsboro

July 17-18

Snicker's Ferry

July 19

Ashby's Gap and Berry's Ford

July 22

Charlestown

The regiment lost 1 man wounded.

July 23

Near Kernstown

July 24

Kernstown, Winchester

July 25

Bunker Hill and Martinsburg

The regiment lost 1 officer and 3 men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 6 mn wounded and 3 men missing or captured.

August 3

Duffield Station

The regiment lost 1 man killed and 1 man missing or captured.

August 12

Cedar Creek

The regiment lost 2 men missing or captured.

August 16

Berryville

The regiment lost 2 men missing or captured.

August 21-22

Near Charlestown

The regiment lost 1 man mortally wounded, and 1 man wounded.

August 24

Falling Waters

August

Duty at Remount Camp, Cumberland, Md.

October

Attached to 1st Separate Brigade, District of the Kanawha, Dept. of West Virginia

October 7

Company M was consolidated with Company A and a new Company M mustered in for one year service at Elmira.

November 5-12

Operations in Kanawha Valley against Witcher

November 12

Newtown and Nineveh

November 22

Rude's Hill, near Mt. Jackson

Secember-July

Duty in District of the Kanawha and in the Shenandoah Valley

1865

March

Attached to Cavalry, Dept. of West Virginia

July 20

Mustered out and honorably discharged from service under Colonel John S. Platner at Camp Piatt, West Virginia.




 
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