The Civil War in the East

151st New York Infantry Regiment

The 151st New York Infantry Regiment lost 5 officers and 101 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 99 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1862

August-October

Organized at Lockport, N.Y.

October 22

Mustered in at Lockport under Colonel William Emerson, Lieutenant Colonel Erwin Bowen and Major Thomas Fay

October 23

Left State for Baltimore, Md.

October

Duty at Baltimore, Md. attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department

1863

January

Attached to 3rd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps

June

At South Mountain, Md. Attached to 3rd Provisional Brigade, French's Division, 8th Army Corps

July 5-24

Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va. attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

July 23

Wapping Heights

August-October

Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan

September 20

Lieutenant Benjamin Tanner died of disease at Washington

October 9-22

Bristoe Campaign

October 15

McLean's Ford

November 7-8

Advance to line of the Rappahannock

November 7

Kelly's Ford

November 26-
December 2

Mine Run Campaign

Captain Sylvanus Wilcox and 14 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, 38 enlisted men wounded, and 7 men captured

November 27

Payne's Farm

November 28-30

Mine Run

February 6-7

Demonstration on the Rapidan

1864

February 28

Lt. Colonel Bowen discharged for disability and Major Fay promoted to lieutenant colonel

March 15

Adjutant James Jewell promoted to major

April

Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

May 3-June 15

Campaign from the Rapidan to the James

May 5-7

Battle of the Wilderness

Captain Cornelius Billings and 5 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, 12 enlisted men were wounded, and 6 men captured

May 8-12

Spottsylvania

May 12-21

Spottsylvania Court House

The regiment lost 6 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 17 enlisted men ounded

May 12

Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle"

May 23-26

North Anna River

May 26-28

On line of the Pamunkey

May 28-31

Totopotomoy

The regiment lost 3 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 6 wounded

May 31

Hanover Court House

June 1-12

Cold Harbor

Captains Benjamin Goodspeed and John Schoen and 21 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded and Captain Frederick Coleman, 1 other officer and 28 enlisted men wounded

June 17-18

Before Petersburg

June 17 to July 6

Siege of Petersburg

The regiment lost 1 officer and 10 enlisted men wounded

June 22-23

Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad

July 6-8

Moved to Baltimore, Md., then to Frederick, Md.

July 9

Battle of Monocacy

Lieutenant John Hutchinson and 40 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, Captain Charles Bogardus, Lieutenant Peter McNaughton and 44 enlisted men were wounded, and Captain Bogardus and 32 enlisted men were captured

August 7-November 28

Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign

August 21

Charlestown W. Va.

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man mortally wounded and 2 wounded

September 19

Battle of Winchester

The regiment lost 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and Captains Henry Sanders and Hobart Williams and 11 enlisted men wounded

September 22

Fisher's Hill

The regiment lost 1 enisted man wounded

October 19

Battle of Cedar Creek

The regiment lost 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Captain Browning Wiles and 11 enlisted men wounded, and 5 enlisted men captured

October-December

Duty at Kernstown and Winchester

November 5

Lt. Colonel Fay discharged

December 3-6

Moved to Washington, D.C., then to Petersburg, Va.

December 10

Captain Charles Bogardus promoted to lieutenant colonel

December 12

Siege of Petersburg

December 21

Colonel Emerson discharged

1865

January 9

Major Jewell transferred to 59th New York Infantry as colonel

March 25

Fort Fisher, Petersburg

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man wounded

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

The regiment lost 3 enlisted men killed and 14 enlisted men wounded

April 2

Fall of Petersburg

Lieutenant Charles Gill was wounded

April 3-9

Pursuit of Lee

April 6

Sailor's Creek

April 9

Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.

April 23-27

March to Danville

May 16

Moved to Richmond, Va.

May 24-June 2

To Washington, D.C.

June 8

Corps Review

June 26, 1865

Mustered out at Washington, D.C. under Lt. Colonel Bogardus




 
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