“2nd Regiment Empire Brigade “

The regiment lost 1 officer and 13 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 159 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
Organized at New York City
September 27 Left state for Washington D.C.
October 24 Mustered in at Washington D.C.
October Moved from Washington, D.C., to Norfolk; thence to Suffolk, Va. Attached to Spinola’s Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
December 17 Ordered to New Berne, N. C. Attached to 1st Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
1863
March 6-10 Expedition from New Berne to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young’s Cross Roads and Swansborough. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Army Corps
April 7-10 Expedition from New Berne for relief of Little Washington. Attached to Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina. Attached to Sub-District New Berne, N. C., District of North Carolina, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
April 16-21 Expedition from New Berne toward Kinston
1864
January 18-February 10 Operations about New Berne against Whiting. Attached to Palmer’s Brigade, Peck’s Division, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
February 1-4 New Berne
February 1 Batchelor’s Creek
February 1-3 Beech Grove
May 26 Batchelor’s Creek
June 17-18 Scout to Dover and Core Creek
June 20-23 Expedition toward Kinston
June 22 Jackson’s Mills, Southwest Creek
1865
March 1-April 26 Campaign of the Carolinas. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina
March 7 Southwest Creek
March 8-10 Battle of Wise’s Forks
March 14 Kinston
March 21 Occupation of Goldsboro. Attached to 1st Brigade, Division District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina
April 9-13. Advance on Raleigh
April 14 Occupation of Raleigh. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
April 26 Bennett’s House. Surrender of Johnston and his army.
May-June Duty at Salisbury, N. C.
June 29 Mustered out. Recruits transferred to 99th New York Infantry.