The Civil War in the East

163rd New York Infantry Regiment "3rd Regiment Empire Brigade"

The 163rd New York Infantry Regiment lost 3 officers and 15 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 8 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1862

 

Organized at New York City under Colonel F. H. Braulich and Lieutenant Colonel John Leverich

October 5

Left State for Washington consolidated to six companies.

October 10

Mustered in at Washington, D.C. under Lieutenant Colonel John B. Leverick. Attached to Carroll's Brigade, Whipple's Division, Defenses of Washington

October 15

Adjutant James Byrne promoted to major

October 18-19

Moved to Pleasant Valley, Md.

October 24-November 16

Movement toward Warrenton, Va.

November 18-24

Movement to Falmouth assigned to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

December 12-15

Battle of Fredericksburg

Captain Theodore Bracklon, Lieutenants John Byrne and Friedrich Behrens and 15 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Lieutenant James McKenna, 3 other officers and 34 enlisted men wounded and 5 men missing.

December

Duty at Falmouth

1863

January 20

Transferred to 73rd New York Infantry under Lieutenant Colonel John B. Leverick




 
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