“1st Long Island Regiment”
The 67th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 5 officers and 96 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 officers and 75 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.
|June 24||Organized at Brooklyn, N.Y. and mustered in for three years service under Colonel Julius W. Adams (attended USMA 1830-32), Lieutenant Colonel Nelson Cross and Major P. Mark De Zeng|
|August 21||Left State for Washington, D.C.|
|September – March||Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C. Attached to Graham’s Brigade, Division of the Potomac|
|October||Attached to Graham’s Brigade, Buell’s Division, Army of the Potomac|
|March||Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac|
|March 11-15||March to Prospect Hill, Virginia. Finding the Confederate fortifications empty, the regiment returned to its camp near Washington.|
|March 25||Marched to Alexandria and boarded the Steamship Daniel Webster along with the 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry to be transported to Fortress Monroe on the Virginia Peninsula.|
|April 5-May 4||Siege of Yorktown|
|May 5||Battle of Williamsburg|
|May 31-June 1||
Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks
Lieutenant George Rysdyk and 28 men were killed. Captain Daniel Sullivan and 18 men were mortally wounded, Colonel Adams, Captains Lewis Peck, Henry Van Ness and Henry Rainals, Lieutenant James Croft and 112 men wounded and 6 men were missing, a total of 170 casualties. Lt. Colonel Cross probably commanded the regiment after this time due to Colonel Adams’ wound.
|June 25-July 1||
Seven days before Richmond
The regiment lost 2 officers and 36 men wounded and 2 men missing.
The regiment lost 3 men killed, 4 mortally wounded, and Sergeant Major Jerrie Vaughn wounded
|July-August||At Harrison’s Landing. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps|
|August 16-September 1||Movement to Alexandria|
|August 30||Major De Zeng discharged. Captain George Foster of Company A promoted to major but not mustered in due to being absent since July 5|
|September 6-22||Maryland Campaign. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps|
The regiment was in reserve in Pleasant Valley and did not reach the battlefield until the 18th. It lost 1 man wounded.
|Duty in Maryland|
|October 10||Captain Lewis Peck of Company K discharged to become lieutenant colonel of the 173rd New York Infantry|
|October 20||Colonel Adams resigned for health reasons. Lieutenant Colonel Cross promoted to colonel, Major Foster to lieutenant colonel, but not mustered in due to being absent|
|October 20-November 19||Movement to Stafford Court House, Va. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps|
|December 5||To Belle Plains|
Battle of Fredericksburg
Private Clarence Fuller was killed, Lieutenant Pierre Van Ness mortally wounded, and 6 men wounded.
|Desembe 31||Captain Henry Van Ness of Company F promoted to major|
|January 20-24||“Mud March”|
|March 18||Lt. Colonel Foster discharged. His discharge was revoked due to him being absent since July 1862. He was never mustered in his promotions to major and lieutenant colonel and he was discharged as a captain as of May 28|
|April 27-May 6||Chancellorsville Campaign|
|April 29-May 2||Operations about Franklin’s Crossing|
Battle of Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg
The regiment lost 3 men killed, 3 men mortally wounded, Lieutenant John Thro and 12 men wounded, and 10 men missing.
|May 4||Banks’ Ford|
The regiment was commanded by Colonel Nelson Cross. The 67th brought 356 men to the field, losing 1 missing.
From the monument:
Held this position July 3rd; then moved double quick to left centre to resist Confederate charge upon our batteries.
|July 5-24||Pursuit of Lee|
|July 28||Major Van Ness promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Charles Belden of Company G to major, both with rank from July 2|
|August-October||Duty on line of the Rappahannock|
|October 9-22||Bristoe Campaign|
|November 7-8||Advance to line of the Rappahannock|
|November 7||Rappahannock Station|
|November 26-December 2||Mine Run Campaign|
|January||Left by the Erie Railrod for Sandusky Ohio and duty at Johnson’s Island, Lake Erie, Ohio|
|April||Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps|
|May 3-June 15||
Campaign from the Rapidan to the James
the regiment numbered about 320 men at the beginning of the campaign.
Captain Thomas Cooper and 12 men were killed, 5 men mortally wounded, Lieutenant John Middaugh and 56 men wounded, and Lieutenants Edwin Yaw and William Partridge and 16 men missing or captured.
Assault on the Salient or “Bloody Angle”
Captain William Dermady, Lieutenant Thomas Gibbs and 13 enlisted men were killed, and Lieutenant Chester Hydley and 4 enlisted men mortally wounded.
|May 23-26||North Anna River|
|May 26-28||On line of the Pamunkey|
|June 17-18||Assault on Petersburg|
Siege of Petersburg begins
The regiment lost 2 men killled, 1 man mortally wounded, 7 men wounded and 10 missing during the siege.
|July 4||Non-Veterans mustered out under Colonel Nelson Cross, Lieutenant Colonel Henry L. Van Ness and Major Charles Belden. Remaining men formed into a battalion of five companies, A-E, under Captain Henry C. Fisk.|
|July 9-11||Moved to Washington, D.C.|
Fort Stevens and the Northern Defenses of Washington
|July||Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah|
|Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign|
|September 1||Battalion consolidated with 65th Regiment New York Infantry as Companies A, B, D and E|