The Civil War in the East

18th New York Cavalry Regiment "Cornish Light Cavalry"

 

The 18th New York Cavalry Regiment lost 1 officer and 10 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 203 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1863

 

Organized at New York

July 13-16

New York Riots

July 18

Company A mustered in

July 19

Company B mustered in

August 12

Company C mustered in

August 25

Company D mustered in

August 15

Company E mustered in

August 31

Company F mustered in

September-26

Companies A to F left State for Washington, D.C. Attached to Defenses of Washington, 22nd Army Corps

October 13

Company G mustered in

October 23

Companies G and H left State for Washington, D.C.

October 31

Company H mustered in

December 2

Company I mustered in

December 13

Companies I and K left State for Washington D.C.

December

Attached to Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps

1864

January

Companies K, L & M mustered in and Companies L and M leave State for Washington D.C.

February 16

Ordered to the Dept. of the GuIf. Attached to 5th Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf

March 10-May 22

Red River Campaign

March 14-26

Advance from Franklin to Alexandria

March 29-30

Monett's Ferry and Cloutiersville

March 31

Natchitoches

April 4

CamptI

April 7

Pleasant Hill

April 8

Sabine Cross Roads

April 9

Pleasant Hill

April 10

Grand Ecore

April 14

Bayou Salins

April 15

Campti

April 16

Grand Ecore

April 17-18

Bayou Salina

April 19

Natchitoches

April 22-24

About Cloutiersville

April 23

Monett's Ferry, Cane River Crossing

April 29

Grand Ecore

May 1

Near Alexandria

May 3

Bayou Roberts

May 4-5

Moore's Plantation

May 5-6

Well's Plantation

May 8

Near Alexandria

May 10

Bayou Rapides

May 11-12

Near Alexandria

May 13-20

Retreat to Morganza

May 15-16

Mansura

May 17

Near Moreauville

May 17-18

Yellow Bayou

May 24

Morganza

May-January

Duty in the Defenses of New Orleans attached to District of LaFourche, La., Dept. of the Gulf

June

Companies A and F detached in Texas

June 25

Companies A and F - Parish Vico, Texas

July 12

Pattersonville

July 14

Centreville

July 18

Franklin

July

At LaFourche

July 25

Companies A and F - Brownsville and Rancho San Pedro

August 14

Companies A and F - Clarksville

November

At Bonnet Carre

January

Attached to Southern Division of Louisiana, Dept. of the Gulf

1865

March 26-29

Expedition from Brashear City to Amite River (Detachment)

April

Duty in District of Louisiana attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Military Division of West Mississippi

June

Attached to Dept. of Louisiana

September

Attached to Dept. of Texas

November

At various points In Texas

1866

May 31

Mustered out at Victoria, Texas, 1866, and honorably discharged from service.




 
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