The Civil War in the East

110th New York Infantry Regiment

The 110th New York Infantry Regiment lost 2 officers and 14 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 officers and 191 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.




Organized at Oswego, N.Y.

August 27

Mustered in under Colonel De Witt C. Littlejohn, Lt. Colonel Clinton Sage and Major Charles Hamilton

August 29

Left State for Baltimore, Md. Attached to the Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department


Attached to Emery's Brigade, 8th Army Corps

November 6

Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., then sailed for New Orleans, La. attached to Emery's Brigade, Louisiana Expedition

December 4

Arrived Carrollton, La. Attached to Sherman's Division, Dept. of the Gulf



Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf

February 12-28

Operations on Bayou Plaquemine. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps

March 7

Moved to Baton Rouge, La

March 7-27

Operations against Port Hudson, La.

April 3

Moved to Algiers

April 8

To Brashear City

April 11-17

Expedition to Franklin

April 12-13

Fort Bisland

April 14


The regiment lost 12 casualties

April 21

Expedition from Opelousas to Barre Landing

May 21-26

Expedition from Barre Landing to Berwick City

May 25

Franklin and Centreville

May 30

Moved to Port Hudson, La.

June 3-July 9

Siege of Port Hudson

The regiment lost 37 casualties during the siege.

June 14

Assault on Port Hudson

July 9

Surrender of Port Hudson

July - October

Duty at Baton Rouge, Donaldsonville, Brashear City and Berwick

October 3 -
November 30

Western Louisiana (Teche) Campaign

November 11


The regiment lost 6 csualties

November - December

Duty at New Iberia


January 7

Moved to Franklin


To Key West, Fla. and garrison duty at Fort Jefferson. Attached to District of West Florida, Dept. Gulf

February 20

Attack on Fort Myers, Fla. (Detachment)


August 28

Mustered out under Colonel Charles Hamilton

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