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“2nd Auburn Regiment”

The 75th New York Infantry Regiment lost 4 officers and 91 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 103 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Auburn, N. Y.
November 26 Nine companies mustered in under Colonel John A. Dodge, Lieutenant Colonel Robert P. York and Major Willoughby Babcock. Company I became Battery M of the 3rd New York Artillery.
December 6 Left State for Florida
December 15 Arrivie at Santa Rosa Island, Fla. for duty there and at Fort Pickens, Fla.
January 1 Bombardment of Forts McRae and Barrancas, Pensacola Harbor, Fla. Attached to District of Santa Rosa Island, Dept. of Florida
February Attached to District of Santa Rosa Island, Fla., Dept. of the Gulf
March Attached to Western District of Florida, Dept. of the South
May 10 Occupation of Pensacola, Fla.
May 28 Fair Oaks, Fla
June 24 Company K added to the regiment
August Moved to New Orleans, La.
August 9 Arrived New Orleans for duty at Carrollton attached to Division of West Florida, Dept. of the Gulf
September Attached to Weitzel’s Reserve Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf
October 24-
November 6
Operations in District of La-Fourche
October 25 Occupation of Donaldsonville
October 28 Action at Georgia Landing, near Labadieville, and at Thibodeauxville
November Duty in the District of LaFourche
January Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf
January 12-15 Expedition to Bayou Teche
January 13 Bayou Teche
January 14 Steamer Cotton
March 7-27 Operations against Port Hudson
March 28 Duty at Brashear City
April 9-May 14 Operations in Western Louisiana
April 11-20 Expedition from Brashear City to Opelousas
April 12-13
Fort Bisland

the regiment lost 17 casualties

April 14 Jeanerette, Irish Bend
April 17 Bayou Vermillion
April 20 Opelousas
May 5-18 Expedition to Alexandria and Simsport
May 14 Boyce’s Bridge, Cotile Bayou (Detachment)
May 25-July 9 Siege of Port Hudson
May 27 & June 14
Assaults on Port Hudson

The regiment lost 107 casualties

July 9 Surrender of Port Hudson
July 12-13 Donaldsonville, Bayou LaFourche. Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps
August 1-September 3 At Baton Rouge
September 4-11 Sabine Pass Expedition
September 8
Sabine Pass

The regiment lost 85 casualties.

September 17 Moved from Algiers to Brashear City
October Regiment changed to Mounted Infantry
October 3-
November 30
Western Louisiana Campaign, assigned to Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf
October 9-10 Vermillion Bayou
November 19 Near New Iberia
November 20 Camp Pratt
December 3 Camp Lewis. Assigned to 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf.
January 1 Regiment veteranized and veterans on furlough; 90 non-Veterans temporarily attached to Companies K and L, 14th New York Cavalry
March 10-May 22 Red River Campaign
March 14-26 Advance from Franklin to Alexandria
March 20 Bayou Rapides
March 21 Henderson’s Hill
March 29-30 Monett’s Ferry and Cloutiersville
March 31 Natchitoches
April 2 Crump’s Hill
April 2 Veterans return to Washington from furlough and assigned to 22nd Army Corps, as Infantry
April 7 Wilson’s Farm (non-Veterans)
April 8 Bayou de Paul, Carroll’s Mill (non-Veterans)
April 9 Pleasant Hill (non-Veterans)
April 10 Company K consoliday with remainder of regiment and a new Company K added.
April 20 Natchitoches (non-Veterans)
April 21-22 About Cloutiersville (non-Veterans)
April 23 Monett’s Ferry, Cane River Crossing (non-Veterans)
April 28 Above Alexandria (non-Veterans)
May 1 Hudnot’s Plantation (non-Veterans)
May 4-8 Alexandria (non-Veterans)
May 13-20 Retreat to Morganza (non-Veterans)
May 13-14 Choctaw Bayou (non-Veterans)
May 15 Avoyelle’s Prairie (non-Veterans)
May 16 Mansura (non-Veterans)
May 17-18 Yellow Bayou (non-Veterans)
May 20 Veterans moved to Dept. of the Gulf
June 28 Regiment reunited and assigned to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps
July 13 Sailed for Fortress Monroe, Va.
July 21-30 Before Richmond
July 27-29 Deep Bottom
July 31 Moved to Washington, D.C. and assigned to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
August 7-
November 28
Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
August 23-24 Halltown
September 3-4 Berryville
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester

The regiment lost Colonel Babcock and 23 men killed and mortally wounded, 3 officers and 37 men wounded, and 1 oficer and 8 men missing.

September 22
Fisher’s Hill
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek

The regiment lost 7 men killed and mortally wounded, 1 officer and 15 men wounded, and 32 missing.

October-December Duty in the Shenandoah Valley
November 19 Consolidated to a battalion of five companies, A-E
December 6 Non-Veterans mustered out at Auburg
January 11 Ordered to provost duty in Savannah, Ga. and assigned to 1st Brigade, Grover’s Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South
March Asigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps
April 31st Indpendent Company of Infantry trasferred in as Company F
May Assigned to District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South
August 23 Mustered out