The Civil War in the East

152nd New York Infantry Regiment

The 152nd New York Infantry Regiment lost 4 officers and 70 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 officer and 91 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1862

August-October

Organized at Mohawk, N.Y.

October 14

Mustered in under Colonel Leonard Boyer, Lieutenant Colonel Alonzo Ferguson and Major George Spalding

October 25

Left State for Washington, D.C.

November

Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. Attached to Provisional Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Defenses of Washington

1863

January 10

Colonel Boyer discharged, and Lieutenant Colonel Ferguson promoted to colonel

January 28

George Thompson mustered in as lieutenant colonel

February

Attached to District of Washington, 22nd Army Corps

April 18

Ordered to Suffolk, Va. and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia

April 20-May 4

Siege of Suffolk

May 15

Major Spaulding discharged

June 24-July 7

Dix's Peninsula Campaign

July 1-7

Expedition from White House to Bottom's Bridge

July 12

Ordered to New York

July 16 to
October 18

Duty at New York City attached to Dept. of the East

September 28

Captain Timothy O'Brien of Company A promoted to major

October 24

Rejoined Army of the Potomac in the field and attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps

November 7-8

Advance to line of the Rappahannock

November 23

Colonel Ferguson discharged

November 26-December 2

Mine Run Campaign

The regiment lost 2 enlisted men wounded

December 12

Lieutenant Colonel Thompson promoted to colonel, but not mustered

1864

February 6-7

Demonstration on the Rapidan, Morton's Ford

February-May

At and near Stevensburg

March

Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps

May 3-June 15

Campaign from the Rapidan to the James

May 5-7

Battle of the Wilderness

Captain Washington Husler, Lieutenants John Conklin and George Kidder and 14 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Major O'Brien, Lieutenants Stephen Holden and John Freeman and 30 enlisted men wounded, and 2 men captured

May 8

Laurel Hill

May 8-21

Spottsylvania

The regiment lost 6 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 43 enlisted men wounded and 2 men missing during the two weeks fighting in addition to the casualties listed in the specific battles below

May 10

Po River

The regiment lost 7 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded

May 12

Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle"

The regiment lost 9 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and Lieutenant Colonel Thompson wounded

May 23-26

North Anna River

May 26-28

On line of the Pamunkey

May 28-31

Totopotomoy

The regiment lost 2 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and Captain David Hill and 12 enlisted men wounded

June 1-12

Cold Harbor

The regiment lost 11 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Lieutenant Willard Musson and 19 enlisted men wounded, and 1 man missing

June

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

June 16-18

Assault on Petersburg

The regiment lost 3 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 7 wounded

June 16, 1864 - April 2, 1865

Siege of Petersburg

The regiment lost 6 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Captain Lambert Hensler wounded and captured, 18 enlisted men wounded, and 14 captured

June 22-23

Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad

Captain Edmund Gilbert and Lieutenants Lewis Campbell and Adrian Lee and 26 enlisted men were captured

June 30

Lieutenant Colonel Thompson was wounded near Petersburg

July 27-29

Demonstration north of the James

July 27-28

Deep Bottom

August 13-20

Demonstration north of the James

August 14-18

Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom

The regiment lost 3 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Major O'Brien and 8 enlisted men wounded and 16 captured

August 7

Lieutenant Josiah Hinds died of fever in Ortsego, New York

August 25

Ream's Station

The regiment lost 5 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 9 enlisted men wounded, and Adjutant Alfred Quaiffe and 5 enlisted men captured

October 27-28

Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run

Captain Willard Musson and 2 enlisted men were killed, 4 enlisted men wounded, and 1 captured

1865

February 5-7

Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run

February 16

Captaain James Curtiss of Company C promoted to major

March 17

Captain Gilbert escaped from Charlotte, North Carolina an returned to the regiment

March 25

Watkins' House

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

March 29-31

Boydton Road and White Oak Ridge

March 31

Crow's House

April 2

Fall of Petersburg

April 3-9

Pursuit of Lee

April 6

Sailor's Creek

April 7

High Bridge, Farmville

April 9

Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.

April

At Burkesville

May 2-12

March to Washington, D.C.

May 23

Grand Review

June 7

Major Curtiss promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Edmund Gilbert of Company G to major

June 13, 1865

Mustered out at Washington, D.C. under Colonel Thompson, Lieutenant Colonel Curtiss




 
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