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The 160th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 6 officers and 53 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 159 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
Organized at Auburn, N.Y. under Colonel Charles C. Dwight, Lieutenant Colonel John Van Petten and Major William Sentell
November 21 Mustered in
December 4 Left State for New Orleans, La. Attached to Sherman’s Division, Dept. of the Gulf

1863

January 12-15 Expedition to Bayou Teche. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf
January 14
Gunboat Cotton

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed and 4 wounded

February 12-28 Operations on Bayou Plaquemine
March Duty at Brashear City
March 13 Berwick City
March 20 Duty at Bayou Boeuf and Pattersonville
March 28
Pattersonville

Captain Josiah Jewett and 5 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded and 16 enlisted men wounded serving with a detachment on the gunboat Diana

April 9-May 14 Operations in Western Louisiana
April 11-20 Teche Campaign
April 12-13
Fort Bisland

The regiment lost 2 enlisted men killed and 5 wounded

April 14 Jeanerette
April 17 Bayou Vermillion
April 20 Opelousas
May 5-18 Expedition to Alexandria and Simsport
May 18-25 Moved to Port Hudson
May 25-July 9
Siege of Port Hudson

The regiment lost 4 officers and 33 enlisted men wounded exclusive of the casualties listed below for the two assaults

May 27
Assault on Port Hudson

The regiment lost 3 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded

June 14
Second Assault on Port Hudson

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed

July 2 Springfield Landing
July 9 Surrender of Port Hudson
July 10-30 Expedition to Donaldsonville, Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps
July 13-14 Kock’s Plantation, Donaldsonville, on Bayou Fourche
July Duty near Thibodeaux and at Brashear City
September 4-12 Sabine Pass Expedition
September 8 Sabine Pass
September 17 Moved to Algiers, thence to Berwick
October 3-November 30 Western Louisiana Campaign
October 9-10 Vermillion Bayou
October 11 Carrion Crow Bayou
October At New Iberia
1864
January 7 Moved to Franklin
February Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps
March 10-May 22 Red River Campaign
March 14-26 Advance from Franklin to Alexandria
April 8
Battle of Sabine Cross Roads

The regiment lost 2enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 3 wounded

April 9
Pleasant Hill

Captains Charles Cotton and William Van Deusen, Lieutenant Nicholas McDonough and 9 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, 3 officers and 17 enlisted men wounded and 1 officer and 9 enlisted men missing.

April 23
Monett’s Ferry or Cane River Crossing

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man mortally wounded and 1 wounded

April 26-May 13 At Alexandria
April 30-May 10 Construction of dam at Alexandria
May 13-20 Retreat to Mansura
May 16 Avoyelle’s Prairie, Mansura
May-June At Morganza
June Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Gulf
July 1-12 Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., then to Washington, D.C.
July 14-23 Snicker’s Gap Expedition
July 20 Snicker’s Ferry
August 7-November 28 Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Attached to Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
August 14 – October 27 Served detached as Train Guard for the army
September 14 Major Sentell discharged for disability
September 19
Opequon (Third Battle of Winchester)

Captain Newton Dexter, Lieutenant Frank Moxson and 16 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, Lt. Colonel Van Petten, 2 other officers and 55 enlisted men wounded, and 1 man missing

October 19
Cedar Creek

Sergeant-major Richard Andrews and 12 other enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, Captain Jacob McDowell, Lieutenant Edward Sentell, 1 other officer and 27 enlisted men were wounded and 23 enlisted men missing

November Duty at Middletown and Newtown
December At Stephenson’s Depot and Winchester
1865
January 21 Lt. Colonel Van Petten mustered out to serve as colonel in the 193rd New York Infantry
February Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah
February 20 Captain Henry Underhill of Company B promoted to lieutenant colonel
April Moved to Washington, D. C. and attached to 3rd Brigade, Dwight’s Division, Dept. of Washington
May 23-24 Grand Review
May 25 Colonel Dwight discharged
May 31 Lt. Colonel Underhill promoted to colonel, Captain John Burrud to lieutenant colonel and Captain Daniel Vaughan of Company H to major
June 30-July 7 Moved to Savannah, Ga. and attached to 3rd Brigade, Dwight’s Division, Dept. of the South
November 1 Mustered out under Colonel Henry P. Underhill, Lt. Colonel Burrud and Major Vaughan