The 64th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 13 officers and 160 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 5 officers and 114 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.
|September 10 – December 10||Organized at Elmira, N.Y. from a nucleus of the 64th Regiment State Militia under Colonel Thomas J. Parker, Lieutenant Colonel Daniel C. Bingham and Major Enos. C. Brooks|
|December 10||Left State for Washington, D.C. Attached to Casey’s Provisional Division, Army of the Potomac for duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C.|
|January||Attached to Howard’s Brigade, Sumner’s Division. Army of the Potomac|
|March 10-15||Advance on Manassas, Va. attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac|
|March||Ordered to the Peninsula, Virginia|
|April 16-May 4||Siege of Yorktown|
|April 20||Captain Samuel Barstow of Company H died at Fortress Monroe, Virginia|
|May 31-June 1||
Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines.
Lieutenant Ezra Kendall and 46 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded and Lieutenant Colonel Bingham, Captains Lehman W. Bradley, William Glenny, Horatio Hunt, Robert Rennick and Rufus Washburn and Lieutenants Rodney Crowley, Albert Darby, Nathaniel Cooper and 115 enlisted men were wounded.
|June||Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps|
|June 25-July 1||
Seven days before Richmond
Lieutenant Leroy Hewitt and 3 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, 9 men were wounded and 25 missing in the fighting before Richmond.
|June 27||Battle of Gaines’ Mill|
|June 29||Peach Orchard and Savage Station|
|June 30||White Oak Swamp Bridge and Glendale|
|July 1||Malvern Hill|
|July-August||At Harrison’s Landing|
|July 12||Colonel Parker was discharged. Lieutenent Colonel Bingham took command of the regiment.|
|July 25||Lieutenent Colonel Bingham was promoted to colonel and Major Brooks to lieutenant colonel.|
|August 16-30||Moved to Fort Monroe, then to Alexandria and Centreville and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps|
|August 31-September 2||Covered retreat of Pope’s army to Washington, D.C.|
|September 6-22||Maryland Campaign|
The regiment was temporarily under the command of Colonel Barlow of the 61st New York. It lost 10 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and Captain Rufus Washburn and 30 enlisted men wounded.
From the brigade monument at Antietam:
Caldwell’s Brigade relieved Meagher’s and became heavily engaged with the Confederate Infantry occupying the Sunken Road and Piper’s cornfield south of it. After an obstinate contest, the Brigade succeeded in dislodging the Confederates from the Sunken Road and, having repelled several attempts to turn its flanks, advanced to the high ground overlooking Piper’s house, where it was halted by command of General Richardson.
|September 22 – October 29||At Harper’s Ferry|
|October 16-17||Reconnaissance to Charlestown|
|October 29-November 17||Advance up Loudoun Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va.|
|November 24||Captain Lehman W. Bradley of Company H was promoted to major with rank from July 12|
Battle of Fredericksburg
Lieutenant Fredrick Parker and 10 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded and Major Brooks and 60 enlisted men were wounded in the assault on Marye’s Heights.
|December 28||Captain William Woodworth died of disease near Falmouth|
|January||Duty at Falmouth|
|January 20-24||“Mud March”|
|April 27-May 6||Chancellorsville Campaign. Attached to the 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps|
The regiment lost 18 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, Colonel Bingham, Lieutenant William Roller and 17 enlisted men wounded, and 6 men missing
|June 11-July 24||Gettysburg Campaign|
The regiment was commanded by Colonel David G. Bingham, who was wounded on July 2nd. Major Leman W. Bradley then took command of the regiment although he was also lightly wounded.
The 64th brought 237 men to the field. Captains Henry Fuller and Alfred Lewis, Lieutenants Willis Babcock and Ira Thurber and 19 enlisted were men killed or mortally wounded, Colonel Bingham, Major Bradley, Captain Rodney Crowley, Lieutenants James Messervey, James Pettit and Charles Soule and 51 enlisted men wounded and 17 men missing
|July 5-24||Pursuit of Lee|
|August-October||Duty on line of the Rappahannock|
|September 13-17||Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan|
|October 9-22||Bristoe Campaign|
Auburn and Bristoe
The regiment lost 5 killed, 4 wounded and 8 missing at Auburn and 1 killed, 7 wounded and 17 missing at Bristoe Station.
|November 7-8||Advance to line of the Rappahannock|
|November 26-December 2||
Mine Run Campaign
The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed and Lieutenant Orvel Willard and 1 enlisted man wounded.
|December-May||At and near Stevensburg, Va.|
|February 6-7||Demonstration on the Rapidan|
|February 10||Colonel Bingham was discharged when his consumption became too severe to continue in the field. He would die on July 27th at the home of his father in law in Riga, New York.|
|May 3-June 15||Campaign from the Rapidan to the James|
|May 4||Lieutenant Colonel Enos C. Brooks was discharged for disability. Major Bradley was promoted to lieutenant colonel on May 27th, effective May 4, and Captain Glenny of Company E promoted to major.|
The regiment lost 8 men wounded.
The regiment lost 2 killed, 10 wounded and 4 missing.
Assault on the Salient, or “Bloody Angle”
The regiment took part in the charge on the Muleshoe. It captured the colors of the 44th Virginia along with many prisoners. Lieutenant Colonel Bradley was wounded in the arm and left for dead on the field, but recovered. Lieutenants Pulaski Alton, George Fisk and David Wiggins and 7 enlisted men were killed, Captain Orvel Willard, Lieutenants Albin Blackmore and Austin Rumsey and 38 enlisted men wounded and Captain John Manley and 7 enlisted men captured.
|May 20||Lieutenant and Adjutant George Taggart died of disease at Addison, New York|
North Anna River
Captain Orvel Willard wounded for the third time
|May 26-28||On line of the Pamunkey|
The regiment lost Captain Warren Wait and 1 enlisted man wounded.
The regiment lost 2 wounded.
Before Petersburg; Siege of Petersburg begins
The regiment lost 7 men killed and Captain Byron Ketchum and 27 men wounded
Jerusalem Plank Road
The regiment lost 2 wounded and 28 missing
|July 6||Colonel Bingham resigned. Lieutenant Colonel Bradley was promoted to colonel and took command of the regiment, and Major Glenny was promoted to lieutenant colonel.|
|July 27-29||Demonstration north of the James|
|July 27-28||Deep Bottom|
|August 13-20||Demonstration north of the James|
Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom
Captain James Messervey of Company G killed, 1 enlisted man wounded and 2 missing.
The regiment lost Lieutenant William Russell and 3 enlisted men wounded and Lieutenants James Morrow and and Theodore Tyrer and 6 enlisted men captured.
|September-October||Original volunteers mustered out at end of term of service. Veterans and recruits reorganized into a battalion of six companies: A, B, D, E, G and H.|
|October 5||Colonel Bradley mustered out, and Lieutenant Colonel Glenny promoted to colonel|
|December 9-10||Reconnaissance to Hatcher’s Run|
|December 9||Lieutenant Theodore Tyler of Company G promoted to major|
|January 26||Major Tyrer promoted to Lieutenant Colonel|
|February 5-7||Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run|
The battalion lost Captain Harrison Smith and 3 enlisted men killed and 12 men wounded.
|March 28-April 9||Appomattox Campaign|
|March 29-31||Hatcher’s Run or Boydton Road|
White Oak Road
The battalion lost 3 killed, 13 wounded and 1 missing
Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg
The battalion lost 2 killed, 4 wounded and 1 missing.
|April 6||Sailor’s Creek|
High Bridge and Farmville
The battalion lost Captain Henry Darby and 5 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 10 men wounded.
Appomattox Court House
Surrender of Lee and his army.
|May 2-12||Moved to Washington, D.C.|
|May 23||Grand Review|
|July 14||Mustered out near Washington under Colonel William Glenny and Lt. Colonel Theodore Tyler|