The Civil War in the East

127th New York Infantry Regiment "Adirondack Regiment"

The 127th New York Infantry lost 35 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 officer and 94 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1862

July-September

Organized at Staten Island, N.Y.

September 8

Mustered in under Colonel William Gurney, Lt. Colonel Stewart Woodford and Major Edward Little

September 10

Left State for Washington, D.C.

September

Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C.

October

Attached to 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Brigade, Defenses of Washington, D.C.

November 25

Captain Cornelius Cooper of Company C died of typhoid fever at Upton Hill, Virginia

1863

February

Attached to 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington

April 18

Moved to Suffolk, Va. and attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia

April 20-May 4

Siege of Suffolk

June 24-July 7

Dix's Peninsula Campaign

June 11

Diascund Bridge

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man wounded

June 14

Nine Mile Ordinary

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed and 1 wounded

July 10

Ordered to Washington, D.C. and attached to 1st Brigade. 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

July 13-22

Pursuit of Lee to Berlin, Md.

August 1-8

Moved to Folly Island, S.C. and attached to 1st Brigade, Gordon's Division. Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South

August 9-September 7

Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg on Morris Island and against Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C. attached to 1st Brigade, Folly Island, S.C., Northern District, Dept. of the South

August 17-23

Bombardment of Fort Sumter

September

Operations against Charleston and duty on Folly and Morris Islands, S.C. attached to Morris Island, S.C., Northern District, Dept. of the South

1864

July 3

Assault on Fort Johnson and Battery Simpkins, James Island, S. C.

October

Duty at Beaufort, S.C. attached to District of Beaufort, S.C., 2nd Separate Brigade, Dept. of the South

November 28-30

Hatch's Expedition up Broad River attached to 1st Brigade, Coast Division, Dept. of the South

November 30

Battle of Honey Hill

The regiment lost 15 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Lieutenant Henry Batterson, 2 other officers and 38 enlisted men wounded, and 15 men missing

December 6-9

Demonstration on Charleston & Savannah Railroad

December 6

Deveaux's Neck, Tullifinney River

The regiment lost 7 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and Colonel Gurney, Captains Alonzo Fisk and Frank Smith and 27 enlisted men wounded

December 9

Tullifinney River (Mackey's Point)

The regiment lost 14 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Captain Edmund Henry, Lieutenant William Dean, 2 other officers and 44 enlisted men wounded and 3 men missing

December 19

Charleston & Savannah Railroad

December 29

Charleston & Savannah Railroad

1865

January

Duty in Northern District and at Charleston, S.C., attached to 1st Separate Brigade, Northern District, Dept. of the South

February 10

Salkabatchie, S.C.

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man wounded

March

Attached to 1st Separate Brigade, District of Charleston, S.C., Dept. of the South

March 5

Lieutenant Colonel Woodford discharged for promotion to colonel of the 103rd United States Colored Troops. Major Little promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Frank Smith of Company D to major

June 30, 1865

Mustered out under Colonel Gurney, Lieutenant Colonel Little




 
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