The Civil War in the East

160th New York Infantry Regiment

The 160th New York Infantry Regiment lost 6 officers and 53 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 159 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1862

 

Organized at Auburn, N.Y. under Colonel Charles C. Dwight, Lieutenant Colonel John Van Petten and Major William Sentell

November 21

Mustered in

December 4

Left State for New Orleans, La. Attached to Sherman's Division, Dept. of the Gulf

1863

January 12-15

Expedition to Bayou Teche. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf

January 14

Gunboat Cotton

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed and 4 wounded

February 12-28

Operations on Bayou Plaquemine

March

Duty at Brashear City

March 13

Berwick City

March 20

Duty at Bayou Boeuf and Pattersonville

March 28

Pattersonville (Detachment)

Captain Josiah Jewett and 5 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded and 16 enlisted men wounded serving on the gunboat Diana

April 9-May 14

Operations in Western Louisiana

April 11-20

Teche Campaign

April 12-13

Fort Bisland, near Centreville

The regiment lost 2 enlisted men killed and 5 wounded

April 14

Jeanerette

April 17

Bayou Vermillion

April 20

Opelousas

May 5-18

Expedition to Alexandria and Simsport

May 18-25

Moved to Port Hudson

May 25-July 9

Siege of Port Hudson

The regiment lost 4 officers and 33 enlisted men wounded exclusive of the casualties listed below for the two assaults

May 27

Assault on Port Hudson

The regiment lost 3 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded

June 14

Second Assault on Port Hudson

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed

July 2

Springfield Landing

July 9

Surrender of Port Hudson

July 10-30

Expedition to Donaldsonville, Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps

July 13-14

Kock's Plantation, Donaldsonville, on Bayou Fourche

July

Duty near Thibodeaux and at Brashear City

September 4-12

Sabine Pass Expedition

September 8

Sabine Pass

September 17

Moved to Algiers, thence to Berwick

October 3-November 30

Western Louisiana Campaign

October 9-10

Vermillion Bayou

October 11

Carrion Crow Bayou

October

At New Iberia

1864

January 7

Moved to Franklin

February

Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps

March 10-May 22

Red River Campaign

March 14-26

Advance from Franklin to Alexandria

April 8

Battle of Sabine Cross Roads

The regiment lost 2enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 3 wounded

April 9

Pleasant Hill

Captains Charles Cotton and William Van Deusen, Lieutenant Nicholas McDonough and 9 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, 3 officers and 17 enlisted men wounded and 1 officer and 9 enlisted men missing.

April 23

Monett's Ferry or Cane River Crossing

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man mortally wounded and 1 wounded

April 26-May 13

At Alexandria

April 30-May 10

Construction of dam at Alexandria

May 13-20

Retreat to Mansura

May 16

Avoyelle's Prairie, Mansura

May-June

At Morganza

June

Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Gulf

July 1-12

Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., then to Washington, D.C.

July 14-23

Snicker's Gap Expedition

July 20

Snicker's Ferry

August 7-November 28

Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Attached to Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division

August 14 - October 27

Served detached as Train Guard for the army

September 14

Major Sentell discharged for disability

September 19

Opequon (Winchester)

Captain Newton Dexter, Lieutenant Frank Moxson and 16 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, Lt. Colonel Van Petten, 2 other officers and 55 enlisted men wounded, and 1 man missing

October 19

Cedar Creek

Sergeant-major Richard Andrews and 12 other enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, Captain Jacob McDowell, Lieutenant Edward Sentell, 1 other officer and 27 enlisted men were wounded and 23 enlisted men missing

November

Duty at Middletown and Newtown

December

At Stephenson's Depot and Winchester

1865

January 21

Lt. Colonel Van Petten mustered out to serve as colonel in the 193rd New York Infantry

February

Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah

February 20

Captain Henry Underhill of Company B promoted to lieutenant colonel

April

Moved to Washington, D. C. and attached to 3rd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Dept. of Washington

May 23-24

Grand Review

May 25

Colonel Dwight discharged

May 31

Lt. Colonel Underhill promoted to colonel, Captain John Burrud to lieutenant colonel and Captain Daniel Vaughan of Company H to major

June 30-July 7

Moved to Savannah, Ga. and attached to 3rd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Dept. of the South

November 1

Mustered out under Colonel Henry P. Underhill, Lt. Colonel Burrud and Major Vaughan




 
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