“3rd Regiment Empire Brigade”
The 163rd New York Infantry Regiment lost 3 officers and 15 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 8 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.
|Organized at New York City under Colonel F. H. Braulich and Lieutenant Colonel John Leverich|
|October 5||Left State for Washington consolidated to six companies.|
|October 10||Mustered in at Washington, D.C. under Lieutenant Colonel John B. Leverick. Attached to Carroll’s Brigade, Whipple’s Division, Defenses of Washington|
|October 15||Adjutant James Byrne promoted to major|
|October 18-19||Moved to Pleasant Valley, Md.|
|October 24-November 16||Movement toward Warrenton, Va.|
|November 18-24||Movement to Falmouth, Virginia. Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac|
Battle of Fredericksburg
Captain Theodore Bracklon, Lieutenants John Byrne and Friedrich Behrens and 15 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Lieutenant James McKenna, 3 other officers and 34 enlisted men wounded and 5 men missing.
|December||Duty at Falmouth|
|January 20||Transferred 375 men to the 73rd New York Infantry under Lieutenant Colonel John B. Leverick|