“Ironsides”

The 176th Regiment Infantry lost 2 officers and 30 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 officers and 146 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
November 20-
January 10, 1863
Organized at New York under Colonel Mark Hoyt, who was forced to resign for medical reasons before the regiment finshed its organization.
December 22 Nine companies mustered in under Colonel Charles C. Nott, Lieutenant Colonel Augustine J. H. Dugame and Major Morgan Morrgan, Jr.
1863
January 10 Company K mustered in
January 11 Left State for New Orleans, La.
January Duty in the District of LaFourche, Defenses of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, guarding lines of New Orleans & Opelousas Railroad at Brashear City, LaFourche Crossing, Tigerville, Bonnet Carte, and other points
June 17 and 19 Actions at Pattersonville
June 19-21
LaFourche Crossing

The regment was commanded by Major Morgan and lost 4 men killed or mortally wounded, 11 men wounded, and 1 man missing.

June 20
Thibodeaux

Company D lost 10 men captured

June 23
Fort Buchanan and Bayou Boeuf

The regiment lost Captain Cutter and 9 men killed or mortally wounded, 2 men wounded, and 19 officers and 406 men captured. Companies A, F, and I were captured in their entirety, as well as Colonel Nott, Lieutenant Colonel Duganne, Captains William Coe and S. Thomison and Lieutenants L.W. Stevenson, Sherman, D. G. Gillette, D.G. Wellington, J.D. Fry, J. Babcock, T.F. Petrie and J.F. Kimball. The regiment’s baggage and even knapsacks, haveracks and canteens were lost.

Captain Charles Barber took command of the remnants of the regiment, 156 men.

June 23 Brashear City
November 16 Nine months men discharged
December 24 Captain Charles Lewis of the 159th New York mustered in as major
1864
January 4 Ordered to Franklin, La.
February Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf
April 15-May 22 Red River Campaign
April 15-18 Moved from Carrollton to Alexandria
April 19 At Alexandria
May 3 Gov. Moore’s Plantation
May 5 Wilson’s Farm
May 13-20 Retreat to Morganza
May 16 Mansura
May At Morganza
June Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf
July 3-29 Moved to New Orleans, then to Fortress Monroe, Va., and Washington, D.C.
July 26 Colonel Nott, Lieutenant Colonel Duganne, and many of the men captured at Brashear City were released in an exchange of prisoners.
August 7-
November 28
Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Assigned to Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
August 8 Colonel Nott mustered out
September 8 Berryville
September 19
Battle of Winchester

The regiment lost 8 men killed or mortally wounded, 3 officers and 27 men wounded, and 9 men missing.

September 22
Fisher’s Hill

The regiment lost 1 man killed and 1 man wounded, capturing four Confederate guns.

October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek

The regiment lost 1 officer and 7 men killed or mortally wounded, 4 officers and 10 men wounded, and 1 officer and 30 men missing.

October-January At Kernstown and Winchester
December 19 Lieutenant Colonel Dugane mustered out for disability. Major Lewis promoted to lieutenant colonel with rank to November 15
1865
January 5-22 Moved to Savannah, Ga. assigned to 3rd Brigade, Grover’s Division, District of Savannah, Dept. of the South
February 20 Colonel Ambrose Stevens of the 123rd New York mustered in as colonel
March 5 Moved to Wilmington, N. C. and assigned to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
March 10 To Morehead City
April 8 Moved to Goldsboro, N. C
May 2-7 Moved to Savannah. Duty there and the Districts of Augusta, Columbus and Macon, Ga., Dept. of Georgia
July Assigned to Districts of Augusta and Columbus, Ga., Dept. of Georgia
September 12 Colonel Stevens musters out
April 27 Mustered out at Savannah, Ga. under Lieutenant Colonel Charles Lewis