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The 119th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 6 officers and 66 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 92 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg on Howard Avenue.

September 4 Organized at New York City and mustered in under Colonel Elias Peissner, Lieutenant Colonel John T. Lockman and Major Harvey Baldwin, Jr.
September 6 Left State for Washington, D.C.
September Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
November 1-9 Movement to Gainesville, Va.
November 18 To Centreville
December 3 Lieutenant Van Cott died of typhoid fever at Centerville, Virginia
December 9-16 To Falmouth
December 17 At Stafford Court House
January 20-24 “Mud March”
February-April At Stafford Court House
March 26 Major Baldwin discharged
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
May 1-5 Battle of Chancellorsville

Colonel Elias Peissner and 20 enlisted men were killed, Captain Henry Schwerin and 6 enlisted men mortally wounded, Lieutenants Charles Lewis and Francis Peissner and 58 enlisted men wounded and 32 men missing. After Colonel Peissner was mortally wounded while rallying the men Lt. Colonel Lockman took over the regiment.

June 11 Lieutenant Colonel John Lockman promoted to colonel, with rank from May 2
June 11-July 24 Gettysburg Campaign
June 19 Captain Edward Lloyd of Company F promoted to lieutenant colonel, with rank from May 2, and Captain Benjamin Willis of Company H to major, with rank from March 25
July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

The regiment had 16 officers and 284 men engaged. It lost Lieutenants Emil Frost and Mathias Rasemann and 14 enlisted men killed, Lieutenant Otto Trumpleman and 10 enlisted men mortally wounded, Colonel John Lockman, Captains Theodore Dodge and August Volkhausen and 56 enlisted men wounded and Lieutenants August Von Cloedt and William Moore and 52 enlisted men missing or captured.

After Colonel Lockman was wounded on July 1 Lieutenant Colonel Edward F. Lloyd took over.

July 5-24 Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va.
Auust-September Guard duty on Orange & Alexandria Railroad
September 24-
October 3
Movement to Bridgeport, Ala. and transferred to the Army of the Cumberland
October Duty there and in Lookout Valley
October 26-29 Reopening Tennessee River
October 28-29 Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn.
November 23-27 Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign
November 23 Orchard Knob
November 24-25 Tunnel Hill
November 25 Mission Ridge
November 28-December 17 March to relief of Knoxville
December-April Duty in Alabama
March 9 Major Willis discharged
May 1-
September 8
Atlanta Campaign. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland
May 8-11
Operations against Rocky Faced Ridge

The regiment lost 1 man mortally wounded, and Lieutenant Moses Baldwin and 10 men wounded.

May 8 Mill Creek or Dug Gap
May 14-15
Battle of Resaca

Lieutenant Colonel Lloyd was killed, 1 enlisted man mortally wounded, 1 officer and 17 men wounded and 1 man missing.

May 19 Near Cassville
May 25 New Hope Church
May 26-June 5
Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills

The regiment lost 11 men casualties.

June 10-July 2 Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain
June 11-14
Pine Hill

The regiment lost 3 men killed or mortally wounded and Captain Peter Carter and 32 enlisted men wounded or captured

June 15-17 Lost Mountain
June 15
Gilgal or Golgotha Church

The regiment lost 12 men killed or mortally wounded

June 17 Muddy Creek
June 19 Noyes Creek
June 22
Kolb’s Farm

The regiment lost 2 men killed and 3 wounded

June 24 Captain Isaac Lockman of Company K promoted to major
June 27
Assault on Kenesaw

The regiment lost 3 wounded

July 4 Ruff’s Station, Smyrna Camp Ground
July 5-17 Chattahoochie River
July 19-20
Peach Tree Creek

Lieutenant Louis Mengel 7 enlisted men were wounded

July 21 Captain Charles Lewis of Company C promoted to major
July 22-August 25
Siege of Atlanta

The regiment lost 1 officer and 7 men wounded

July 30 Major Lewis discherged
August 9 Major Isaac Lockman promoted to lieutenant colonel
August 26-
September 2
Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge
September 2 to November 15 Occupation of Atlanta
October 26-29 Expedition from Atlanta to Tuckum’s Cross Roads
November 9 Near Atlanta
November 15-December 10 March to the sea
December 9 Between Eden and Pooler’s Stations
December 10-21 Siege of Savannah
January to Apri Campaign of the Carolinas
March 19-21 Battle of Bentonville, N. C.
March 24 Occupation of Goldsboro
April 9-13 Advance on Raleigh
April 11 Smithfield, N. C.
April 14 Occupation of Raleigh
April 26 Bennett’s House, surrender of Johnston and his army.
April 30-May 19 March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va.
May 24 Grand Review
June 7, 1865 The regiment, 306 strong, mustered out under Colonel John T. Lockman, Lieutenant Colonel Issac P. Lockman, and Captains L. H. Orleman, Frederick Kolomb, C. H. Southworth, Hugo Von Deprezin, Peter D. Carter, Robert Moore, and Aug. Von Cloedt. Veterans and Recruits were transferred to 102nd New York Infantry.