The Civil War in the East

141st New York Infantry Regiment

The 141st New York Infantry Regiment lost 4 officers and 71 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 172 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.




Organized at Elmira

September 11

Mustered in

September 15

Left State for Middle Department


Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C, attached to 8th Army Corps, Middle Department


Assigned to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Defenses of Washington



Assigned to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps

April 15-17

Moved to Norfolk, then to Suffolk, Va. Assigned to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia

April 17-May 4

Siege of Suffolk

May 4

Siege of Suffolk raised

May 5

Moved to West Point and assigned to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps

May 31

To Yorktown

June 24-July 7

Dix's Peninsula Campaign

July 1-7

Expedition to Bottom's Bridge

July 10-11

Moved to Washington, D.C. and assigned to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

July 13-24

March in pursuit of Lee to Berlin, Md.

August - September

Duty along Orange & Alexandria Railroad

September 24 -
October 3

Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., transferred to the Army of the Cumberland


Duty there and in Lookout Valley

October 26-29

Reopening Tennessee River

October 28-29

Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn.

November 23-27

Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign

November 23

Orchard Knob

November 24-25

Tunnel Hill

November 25

Mission Ridge

November 27-
December 17

March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn.

December 4-5




Duty in Lookout Valley


Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland

May 1 to
September 8

Atlanta Campaign

May 8-11

Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge

May 14-15

Battle of Resaca

May 19

Near Cassville

May 22-25

Advance on Dallas

May 25

New Hope Church

May 26-June 5

Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills

June 5


June 10-July 2

Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain

June 11-14

Pine Hill

June 15-17

Last Mountain

June 15

Gilgal or Golgotha Church

June 17

Muddy Creek

June 19

Noyes' Creek

June 22

Kolb's Farm

June 27

Assault on Kenesaw

July 4

Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground

July 5-17

Chattahoochie River

July 19-20

Peach Tree Creek

July 22-August 25

Siege of Atlanta

August 26-September 2

Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge

September 2-November 15

Occupation of Atlanta

November 15-December 10

March to the sea

December 10-21

Siege of Savannah


Campaign of the Carolinas


March 2

Thompson's Creek, near Chesterfield, S.C.

March 3

Thompson's Creek, near Cheraw, S. C.

March 16

Averysboro, N. C.

March 19-21

Battle of Bentonville

March 24

Occupation of Goldsboro

April 9-13

Advance on Raleigh

April 10

Moccasin Swamp

April 14

Occupation of Raleigh

April 26

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

April 29-May 20

March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va.

May 24

Grand Review

June 8

Mustered out. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 60th New York Infantry.

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