United States Regiments & Batteries > New York > Infantry

The 148th New York Infantry Regiment lost 4 officers and 112 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 149 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

September 14 Organized at Geneva, N.Y., and mustered in under Colonel William Johnson
September 22 Left State for Suffolk, Va. Attached to Viele’s Command, Norfolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia for garrison and guard duty at Norfolk, Va.
July Department changed to Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
October At Yorktown, Va. attached to Wistar’s Brigade, United States forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina.

Colonel Johnson resigned. G. Murray Guion was promoted to colonel, J.B. Murray was promoted to lieutenant colonel, and Adjutant H.T. Noyes promoted to major.

February 6-8 Wistar’s Expedition against Richmond
April Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James
May 4-28
Butler’s operations on south side of the James and against Petersburg and Richmond

The regiment lost 12 men killed, 8 men mortally wounded, 4 officers and 52 men wounded and 2 men missing during the campaign

May 5 Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred, Va.
May 9-10 Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church
May 12-16 Operations against Fort Darling
May 14-16 Battle of Drury’s Bluff
May 16-27 Bermuda Hundred
May 28-31 Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor
June 1-12
Battles about Cold Harbor

The regiment lost 22 men killed, 2 officers and 12 men mortally wounded, a officer and 85 men wounded and 2 men missing.

June 15-18
First Assault on Petersburg

The regiment lost 16 killed or mortally wounded, 74 wounded and 26 missing

Duty In the trenches before Petersburg and on the Bermuda Hundred front

The regiment lost 124 casualties in daily firing

September Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps
September 27 Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve)
September 28-30
Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights

The regiment lost 6 men killed or mortally wounded and 18 men wounded. Corporal E. Van Winkle and privates Henry S. Wells and George A. Buchanan earned the Medal of Honor for their actions at Fort Harrison

October 27-28
Battle of Fair Oaks

The regiment lost 1 officer and 4 men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 12 men wounded and 1 officer and 65 men captured or missing.

November-March Duty in trenches before Richmond
December Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
March 29-30 On line of Hatcher’s and Gravelly Runs
April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 6 Rice’s Station
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

April-June Duty in the Department of Virginia
May Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps
June 22 Mustered out under Colonel John B. Murray. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 100th New York Infantry.