“5th Oneida”

The 146th New York Infantry Regiment lost 7 officers and 126 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 179 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

It is honored by a monument on Little Round Top at Gettysburg.

1862
Organized at Rome, N.Y.
October 10 Mustered in under Colonel Kenner Garrard and Major David T. Jenkins
October 11 Left State for Washington, D.C. Major Jenkins promoted to lieutenant colonel and William Corning mustered in as major
October Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C. attached to Casey’s Division, Defenses of Washington
November 2 Joined 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac at Snicker’s Gap, Va.
November Rappahannock Campaign
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed.

December At Falmouth
1863
January 20-24 “Mud March”
February-April At Falmouth
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
May 1-5
Battle of Chancellorsville

The regiment lost 5 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 13 enlisted men wounded and 2 officers and 29 enlisted men missing or captured

June 11-July 24 Gettysburg Campaign
July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

The regiment lost 7 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 19 enlisted men wounded. Colonel Kenner Garrard took over command of the brigade on July 2 when Brigadier General Stephen Weed was mortally wounded, and Lieutenant Colonel David Tuttle took command of the regiment.

July 5-24 Pursuit of Lee
July 25 Colonel Garrard was promoted to brigadier general. Lieutenant Colonel Jenkins was promoted to colonel
August At Warrenton, Beverly Ford and Culpeper
September 23 Major Corning discharged
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
October 23 Captain Jesse Armstrong of Compeny B promote to lieutenant colonel
November 1 Captain Henry Curran of Company I promoted to major
November 7-8 Advance to line of the Rappahannock
November 7 Rappahannock Station
November 26-
December 2
Mine Run Campaign

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed.

December At Beverly Ford, Va.
1864
March Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps
April Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps
October 23 Lieutenant Colonel Armstrong discharged
May 3-June 15 Campaign from the Rapidan to the James
May 5-7
Battle of the Wilderness

The regiment lost Colonel Jenkins, Major Curran, 1 other officer and 67 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 5 officers and 52 enlisted men wounded, and 6 officers and 184 enlisted men missing or captured

May 8-21
Spotsylvania Court House

The regiment lost 8 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 8 men wounded.

May 8 Laurel Hill
May 12 Assault on the Salient
May 18 Captain James Grindlay of Company D promoted to major
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
June 1-12
Cold Harbor

The regiment lost 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 7 enlisted men wounded

June 1-3 Bethesda Church
June Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps
June 16-18 Before Petersburg
June 16, 1864 –
April 2, 1865
Siege of Petersburg
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve)
August 18-21
Weldon Railroad

The regiment lost 1 officer and 5 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 4 enlisted men wounded and 35 enlusted men captured or missing.

September 29-
October 2
Poplar Springs Church, Peeble’s Farm
October 27-28 Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run
December 7-12 Warren’s Raid on Weldon Railroad
1865
January 1 Major Grindlay promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Peter C. Claesgens of Company F promoted to major
February 5-7 Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run
February 15 Lieutenant Colonel Grindlay promoted to colonel
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
March 29 Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run
March 30 Major Claesgens pomoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Isaac Powell of Company G promoted to major
March 31
White Oak Road

The regiment lost 13 men killed or mortally wounded.

April 1
Five Forks

The regiment lost 1 officer and 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 3 officers and 23 enlisted men wounded and 21 enlisted men missing or captured. Colonel Grindlay earned the Medal of Honor for being one of the first to enter Confederate works

April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 9 Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.
May 1-12 March to Washington, D.C.
May 23 Grand Review
July 16 Mustered out at Washington, D. C. under Colonel Grindlay, Lieutenant Colonel Claesgens and Major Powell