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102nd Regiment, New York Infantry, United States Civil War

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102nd Regiment, New York Infantry

The 102nd NY Infantry out of New York City was active from 1862 to 1865 Jul 21.

Engagements: 1862 Aug 9, Cedar Mountain, VA. 1862 Sep 16-17, Antietam, MD. 1863 May 1-5, Chancellorsville, VA. 1863 Jul 1-3, Gettysburg, PA. 1863 Nov 23-27, Chattanooga, TN. 1864 May 8-11, Rocky Faced Ridge, GA. 1864 May 14-15 Rasaca, GA. 1864 May 26-Jun 5, Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills, GA. 1864 Jun 11-14, Pine Hill. 1864 Jun 22, Kolb's Farm, GA. 1864 Jun 27, Kennesaw Mountain, GA. 1864 Jul 19-20, Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. 1865 Mar 19-21, Bentonville.


Overview:
Organized at New York City. Left State for Washington, D. C., March 10, 1862. Attached to Wadsworth's Command, Military District of Washington, to May, 1862. Cooper's 1st Brigade, Sigel's Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to August, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, Bartlett's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to July, 1865.

Service:
Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till May, 1862. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., May. Defence of Harper's Ferry against Jackson's attack May 28-30. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley till August. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Guard trains during the campaign. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty at Bolivar Heights till December. Reconnoissance to Rippon, W. Va., November 9. Expedition to Winchester December 2-6. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 9-16. At Fairfax Station till January 20, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Regiment detached in New York on special duty March 10-April 4. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock till September. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Guarding railroad till November. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles of Lookout Mountain November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25; Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. Duty in Lookout Valley till May, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 3. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. Advance on Dallas May 22-25. New Hope Church May 25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. Expedition from Atlanta to Tuckum's Cross Roads October 26-29. Near Atlanta November 9. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Near Davidsboro November 28. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Duty at Washington, D. C., till July. Mustered out July 21, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 66 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 82 Enlisted men by disease. Total 155. [1][2]

Sources

  1. National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors Database
  2. Category: New York Infantry Regiments, United States Civil War


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