The Civil War in the East

146th New York Infantry Regiment "5th Oneida"

The 146th New York Infantry Regiment lost 7 officers and 126 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 179 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

It is honored by a monument on Little Round Top at Gettysburg.

Monument to the 146th New York Infantry Regiment on Little Round Top at Gettysburg

1862

 

Organized at Rome, N.Y.

October 10

Mustered in under Colonel Kenner Garrard and Major David T. Jenkins

October 11

Left State for Washington, D.C. Major Jenkins promoted to lieutenant colonel and William Corning mustered in as major

October

Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C. attached to Casey's Division, Defenses of Washington

November 2

Joined 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac at Snicker's Gap, Va.

November

Rappahannock Campaign

December 12-15

Battle of Fredericksburg

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed.

December

At Falmouth

1863

January 20-24

"Mud March"

February-April

At Falmouth

April 27-May 6

Chancellorsville Campaign

May 1-5

Battle of Chancellorsville

The regiment lost 5 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 13 enlisted men wounded and 2 officers and 29 enlisted men missing or captured

June 11-July 24

Gettysburg Campaign

July 1-3

Battle of Gettysburg

The regiment lost 7 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 19 enlisted men wounded

July 5-24

Pursuit of Lee

July 25

Colonel Garrard promoted to brigadier general, United States Volunteers. Lieutenant Colonel Jenkins promoted to colonel

August

At Warrenton, Beverly Ford and Culpeper

September 23

Major Corning discharged

October 9-22

Bristoe Campaign

October 23

Captain Jesse Armstrong of Compeny B promote to lieutenant colonel

November 1

Captain Henry Curran of Company I promoted to major

November 7-8

Advance to line of the Rappahannock

November 7

Rappahannock Station

November 26-
December 2

Mine Run Campaign

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed.

December

At Beverly Ford, Va.

1864

March

Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps

April

Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps

October 23

Lieutenant Colonel Armstrong discharged

May 3-June 15

Campaign from the Rapidan to the James

May 5-7

Battle of the Wilderness

The regiment lost Colonel Jenkins, Major Curran, 1 other officer and 67 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 5 officers and 52 enlisted men wounded, and 6 officers and 184 enlisted men missing or captured

May 8-12

Spottsylvania

May 8

Laurel Hill

May 12-21

Spottsylvania Court House

The regiment lost 8 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 8 men wounded.

May 12

Assault on the Salient

May 18

Captain James Grindlay of Company D promoted to major

May 23-26

North Anna River

May 26-28

On line of the Pamunkey

May 28-31

Totopotomoy

June 1-12

Cold Harbor

The regiment lost 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 7 enlisted men wounded

June 1-3

Bethesda Church

June

Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps

June 16-18

Before Petersburg

June 16, 1864 -
April 2, 1865

Siege of Petersburg

July 30

Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve)

August 18-21

Weldon Railroad

The regiment lost 1 officer and 5 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 4 enlisted men wounded and 35 enlusted men captured or missing.

September 29-
October 2

Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm

October 27-28

Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run

December 7-12

Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad

1865

January 1

Major Grindlay promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Peter C. Claesgens of Company F promoted to major

February 5-7

Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run

February 15

Lieutenant Colonel Grindlay promoted to colonel

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

March 29

Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run

March 30

Major Claesgens pomoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Isaac Powell of Company G promoted to major

March 31

White Oak Road

The regiment lost 13 men killed or mortally wounded.

April 1

Five Forks

The regiment lost 1 officer and 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 3 officers and 23 enlisted men wounded and 21 enlisted men missing or captured. Colonel Grindlay earned the Medal of Honor for being one of the first to enter Confederate works

April 2

Fall of Petersburg

April 3-9

Pursuit of Lee

April 9

Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.

May 1-12

March to Washington, D.C.

May 23

Grand Review

July 16

Mustered out at Washington, D. C. under Colonel Grindlay, Lieutenant Colonel Claesgens and Major Powell




 
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