The Civil War in the East

16th New York Cavalry Regiment "Sprague Light Cavalry"


The 16th New York Cavalry Regiment lost 1 officer and 20 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 120 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1863

 

Organized at Plattsburg, N.Y.

June 19

Companies A, B, C, D mustered in and left State for Washington, D.C. Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washingto

June and July

Patrol duty in rear of Army of the Potomac during Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign

August 1

Company F mustered in

August

Duty in and covering the Defenses of Washington, D.C., and operating against guerrillas

August 13

Company G and H mustered in left State for Washington, D.C.

August 19

Companies E, F, G & H

September 2

Company I mustered in

September 22

Company K mustered in

September

Companies I, K & L left State for Washington, D.C.

September 5

Company M mustered in

October 18

Company L mustered in

October 23

Company M left State for Washington, D.C.

October

Assigned to DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Defenses of Washington, south of the Potomac

October 1

Lewinsville, Va. (Company B)

October 14

Bristoe Station

November 18

Near Blue Ridge Mountains

December

Attached to 4th Brigade, DeRussy's Division, 22nd Army Corps

1864

February 21

Near Circlesville

February 22

Dranesville

February 25-26

Scout from Vienna to Farmwell

March

Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps

April 10

Leesburg

April 23

Hunter's Point

April 28-May 1

Expedition from Vienna toward Upperville

April 29

Near Middleburg

April 30

Blue Ridge Mountains

May 1

Carter's Farm

May 29

Middleburg

June 23

Fall's Church (Detachment)

June 24

Centreville

June 26

Annandale

July 6

Aldie

July 26

Scout to Rapidan Station (Detachment)

July 29

Burke's Station

August 4

Fairfax Station

August 7

Near Fairfax Station

August 8

Fairfax Station and near Fall's Church

August 14

Annandale

August 22

Fort Buffalo

August 24

Annandale

September 13

Fall's Church

September 17

Fairfax Station and Culpeper

September 19

Culpeper

September 20

Wolf Run Shoal

September 22

Culpeper

October 1

Near Lewinsville

October 5-7

Salem and White Plains

October 18

Fall's Church

October 10

Piedmont

November

Attached to 1st Separate Brigade, 22nd Army Corps

November 27

Flint Hill

December 3

Vienna

1865

March 3-8

Operations about Salem. Warrenton, Bealeton Station, Centreville and Sulphur Springs

March 5

Warrenton

March 7

Near Flint Hill

March 8

Vienna

March 12-14

Scout in Loudoun County

April 8-10

Scout from Vienna into Loudoun County

April 26

Garrett's Farm, near Port Royal (Detachment) Capture of J. Wilkes Booth and Daniel E. Harold.

June 23

Consolidated with 13th New York Cavalry to form 3rd Regiment Provisional Cavalry




 
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