9th New York State Militia
The 83rd New York Infantry Regiment lost 9 officers and 147 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 officers and 86 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.
It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.
|Volunteered for three years’ service.|
|May 27||Left New York City for Washington, D.C. under Colonel John W. Stiles, Lieutenant Colonel William H. Halleck and Major William Atterbury|
|June 8||Mustered in at Washington|
|June 10||Attached to Stone’s Command|
|June 10-July 7||Rockville Expedition|
The regiment lost 2 men killed and 2 men wounded.
|July 7||Duty on the Upper Potomac attached to Stone’s Brigade, Patterson’s Army|
|August 17||Attached to Stile’s Brigade, Banks’ Division, Army of the Potomac|
|January 7||Major Atterbury promoted to lieutenant colonel|
|March||Operations in the Shenandoah Valley attached to Abercrombie’s 2nd Brigade, Williams’ 1st Division, Banks’ 5th Corps|
|March 12||Occupation of Winchester|
|March 24-April 27||Pursuit of and operations against Jackson|
|April||Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah|
|April 6 and 16||Near Warrenton Junction|
|April 18||Reconnaissance to Rappahannock River and North Fork and Rappahannock Crossing|
|May||Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock|
|June to September||Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia. Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Corps, Pope’s Army of Virginia|
Battle of Cedar Mountain
The regiment lost 1 man killed.
|August 20-23||Fords of the Rappahannock|
|August 28||Thoroughfare Gap|
|August 29||Battle of Groveton|
Second Battle of Bull Run
The regiment was commanded by Colonel Stiles and lost 15 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 39 men missing.
|September 6-22||Maryland Campaign. Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac.|
Battle of South Mountain
The regiment lost 2 enisted men wounded and 5 missing.
The regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel William Atterbury. It lost 24 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 87 men wounded.
|September 30||Lieutenant Colonel William Atterbury was discharged.|
|October 30-November 19||Movement to Falmouth, Va|
Battle of Fredericksburg
The regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Joseph A. Moesch. It lost 3 officers and 32 men killed or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 88 men wounded.
|January||Colonel Stiles was forced to resign his command due to illness.|
|January 20-24||“Mud March”|
|April 27-May 6||Chancellorsville Campaign|
|April 29-May 3||Operations about Fitzhugh’s Crossing|
|May 3-5||Battle of Chancellorsville. Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps|
|June 11-July 24||Gettysburg Campaign|
Battle of Gettysburg
The regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Joseph A. Moesch. It brought 215 men to the field, losing 2 officers and 4 enlisted men killed, 2 men mortally wounded, 3 officers and 13 men wounded and 58 missing.
From the monument:
Engaged on this ground July 1st 1863, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. assisting in capture of Iverson’s N.C. Brigade, C.S.A.
|July 5-24||Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va.|
|August-September||Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan|
|October 9-22||Bristoe Campaign|
|November 7-8||Advance to line of the Rappahannock|
|November 26-December 2||
Mine Run Campaign
The regiment lost 1 man wounded and 29 men missing.
|December||Duty on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad|
|February 6-7||Demonstration on the Rapidan|
|March||Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps|
|May 9||Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps|
|May 3-June 7||Campaign from the Rapidan|
Battle of the Wilderness
The regiment lost Colonel Joseph A. Moesch and 29 men killed or mortally wounded, 73 men wounded and 1 officer and 10 men wounded.
|May 8||Laurel Hill|
Spotsylvania Court House
The regiment lost 3 officers and 37 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 6 officers and 76 men wounded, and 5 men missing.
|May 12||Assault on the Salient|
|May 23-26||North Anna River|
|May 25||Jericho Ford|
|May 26-28||On line of the Pamunkey|
the regiment lost 1 man killed and 4 wounded
|May 30||Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps|
The regiment lost 5 men killed and mortally wounded.
|June 1-3||Bethesda Church|
|June 7||Relieved and ordered to the rear for muster out. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 97th New York Infantry|
|June 23||Mustered out of Federal service at New York City under Lieutenant Colonel William Chalmers and was designated the 9th New York National Guard|