The Civil War in the East

144th New York Infantry Regiment

The 144th New York Infantry Regiment lost 2 officers and 37 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 174 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1862

 

Organized at Delhi, N.Y.

September 27

Mustered in

October 11

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

1863

February

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

April 18

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

April 20-May 4

Siege of Suffolk

May 3

Providence Church Road

May 4

Siege of Suffolk raised

June 24-July 7

Dix's Peninsula Campaign. Assigned to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps

July 10

Ordered to Washington, D.C.

July 13-22

Pursuit of Lee to Berlin, Md. assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

August 1-10

Moved to Folly Island, S.C. and assigned to 2nd Brigade, Gordon's Division, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South

August 11-September 7

Siege of Forts Wagner and Gregg, Morris Island, S.C., and operations against Fort Sumter and Charleston

August 17-23

Bombardment of Fort Sumter and Charleston

September 7

Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg

September

Operations against Charleston and duty on Folly Island, S.C.,

October 27-November 9

Bombardment of Fort Sumter

1864

January

Moved to Hilton Head, S.C.

February

Ordered to Jacksonville, Fla. and duty there assigned to 1st Brigade, Ames' Division, District of Florida

April

Assigned to District of Florida, Dept. of the South

May 31-June 3

Expedition from Jacksonville to Camp Milton

June

Moved to Hilton Head, S. C. and assigned to District of Hilton Head, S.C., Dept. of the South

July 2-10

Expedition to Johns and James Islands against Charleston

July 9

Operations against Battery Pringle, Johns Island

July-November

Duty in District of Hilton Head, S.C.

October

Assigned to 3rd Separate Brigade, Dept. of the South

November 28-30

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

November 30

Battle of Honey Hill, S.C.

December 6-9

Demonstration on Charleston & Savannah Railroad

December 6

Deveaux's Neck

December 9

Tullifinney River

January

Moved to Hilton Head, S.C., and duty in that district assigned to 3rd Separate Brigade, District of Hilton Head, S.C., Dept. of the South

1865

May

Assigned to Port Royal, Dept. of the South

June 25

Mustered out. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 1st New York Engineers.




 
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