The Civil War in the East

142nd New York Infantry Regiment "St. Lawrence County Regiment"

The 142nd New York Infantry Regiment lost 3 officers and 126 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 161 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1862

 

Organized at Ogdensburg, N. Y,

September 29

Mustered in

October 6

Left State for Washington, D. C.

October

Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. attached to 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Defenses of Washington, D. C.

1863

February

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

April 19

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

April 20-May 4

Siege of Suffolk, Va.

May 4

Siege of Suffolk raised

May 15

Expedition to Kings and Queens County (1 Company)

May

Assigned to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps

June 24-July 7

Dix's Peninsula Campaign

July 10

Ordered to Washington, D.C.

July 13-22

Pursuit of Lee to Berlin, Md. Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

August 1-8

Moved to Folly Island, S.C. and assigned to 1st Brigade, Gordon's Division, Folly Island, S. C.

August 9-September 7

Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, S.C., and against Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C. assigned to 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South

September

Operations against Charleston and duty at Folly Island, Johns Island and Hilton Head, S.C.

1864

January

Assigned to 1st Brigade, Gordon's Division, Northern District, Dept. of the South

February 6-14

Expedition to Johns and James Islands

February 9 & 11

Skirmishes at Bugbee's Bridge

April

Ordered to Yorktown, Va. and assigned to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina

May 4-28

Butler's Campaign on south side of the James and operations against Petersburg and Richmond. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Army Corps

May 5

Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred

May 9-10

Swift Creek or Arrow field Church

May 12-16

Operations against Fort Darling

May 14-16

Battle of Drury's Bluff

May 16-28

Bermuda Hundred

May 28-31

Moved to White House, then to Cold Harbor

June 1-12

Battles about Cold Harbor

June

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

June 15-18

Assault on Petersburg

June 19

Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond

July 30

Mine Explosion, Petersburg

July

Duty in trenches before Petersburg and on the Bermuda Hundred front

September 28-30

Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights

October 27-28

Battle of Fair Oaks

November

Duty in trenches before Richmond

December 7-27

Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C. assigned to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps

1865

January 3-15

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

January 15

Assault and capture of Fort Fisher

February 11-13

Cape Fear entrenchments

February 18-19

Fort Anderson

February 22

Capture of Wilmington

March 1-April 26

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

March 6-21

Advance on Goldsboro

April 9-13

Advance on Raleigh

April 14

Occupation of Raleigh

April 26

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

May

Duty at Raleigh

June 7

Mustered out. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 169th New York Infantry.




 
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