The Civil War in the East

112th New York Infantry Regiment "Chautauqua Regiment"

The 112th New York Infantry Regiment lost 9 officers and 122 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 officers and 190 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1862

 

Organized in Chautauqua county.

September 11

Mustered into United States service at Jamestown, N.Y. under Colonel Jeremiah C. Drake, Lieutenant Colonel Frederick A. Remington, and Major Elial F. Carpenter

September 12

Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va.

September 16

Moved to Suffolk, Va.and attached to Foster's Provisional Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia

December

Attached to Gibbs' Provisional Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps

1863

January 7-9

Expedition toward Blackwater

January 30

Action at Deserted House, Va.

April 4

Leesville

April 12-May 4

Siege of Suffolk, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps

April 12-13

Edenton, Providence Church and Somerton Roads

April 15 and 24

Edenton Road

May 3

Nansemond River

May 4

Siege of Suffolk raised

June 24-July 7

Dix's Peninsula Campaign

July 1-7

Expedition from White House to South Anna Bridge.

July 4

South Anna Bridge

July 10-28

Near Portsmouth

August 12

Ordered to Dept. of the South, arriving at Folly Island, S.C. and attached to Foster's Brigade, Vodges' Division, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South, for Duty at Folly and Black Islands and operations against Charleston

1864

February

Assigned to 1st Brigade, Vodges' Division, District of Florida

February 6-14

Expedition to John's and James Islands

February 20

Ordered to Jacksonville, Fla.

April 21

Ordered to Yorktown, Va. and attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina

May 4-28

Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps

May 5

Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred

May 6-7

Port Walthal Junction, Chester Station

May 12-16

Operations against Fort Darling

May 14-16

Battle of Drury's Bluff

Lieutenant Colonel Carpenter was mortally wounded and 34 other men became casualties.

May 16-27

Bermuda Hundred

May 27-31

Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor

June 1-12

Battles about Cold Harbor

The regiment lost 28 killed, 140 wounded and 12 missing in the first assault on June 2, including Colonel Jeremiah Drake, who was killed.

June 15-18

Before Petersburg

June 16

Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond. Duty in trenches before Petersburg and on the Bermuda Hundred front

June 25

Action at Bermuda Hundred

July

Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps

August 24-25

Action at Bermuda Hundred

July 30

Mine Explosion, Petersburg

September 28-30

Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights

The regiment lost 6 killed, 38 wounded and 16 missing at the Battle of Fort Harrison

October 27-28

Battle of Fair Oaks and Darbytown Road

The regiment lost 7 killed and 28 wounded

November 3-17

Duty at Staten Island and New York City during Presidential election of 1864

December 7-27

Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C.

December

In trenches before Richmond attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps

1865

January 3-15

Second Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C. attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina

January 15

Assault on and capture of Fort Fisher

The regiment lost 11 killed and 36 wounded, including Colonel John F. Smith, who was killed leading the regiment.

February 11

Sugar Loaf Battery

February 18

Fort Anderson

February 22

Capture of Wilmington

March 1-April 26

Campaign of the Carolinas. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina

March 6-21

Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro

March 21

Occupation of Goldsboro

April 14

Occupation of Raleigh

April 26

Bennett's House. Surrender of Johnston and his army.

May

Duty at Raleigh

June 13

Mustered out under Colonel Ephraim A. Ludwick. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 3rd New York Infantry.




 
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