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The 7th New York Regiment Veteran Infantry lost 3 officers and 52 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 73 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1864
Organized at Hart’s Island, N.Y. under Colonel George W. Von Schack
March 29 Company A mustered in and left for Army of the Potomac, attached to 52nd New York Infantry.
May 1 Company B mustered in and joined Company A
May 8-21
Spottsylvania Court House

Companies A and B lost 3 men mortally wounded and 2 enliisted men wounded

June 4 Company C mustered in and joined the regiment
June 15 – April 4 Siege of Petersburg

The regiment lost 1 officer and 8 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 19 enlisted men wounded, and 1 man missing in operations not covered in the the following actions

July 15 Company D mustered in and and joined the regiment. Lieutenant Colonel George Von Schack mustered in
July 22 7th New York Regiment Veteran Infantry appears on the records as a separate organization attached to Consolidated Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac at the Siege of Petersburg
July 27-29 Demonstration north of the James River
July 27-28 Deep Bottom
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve)
August 9 Company E mustered in
August 13-20 Demonstration north of James River
August 14-18 Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom

The regiment lost 2 men killed, 1 officer and 11 enlisted men wounded.

August 25 Ream’s Station

The regiment lost 4 men killed, 2 men mortally wounded, 21 men wounded, and 2 officers and 31 men missing.

September 1 Company F mustered in
September 15 Captain G. A. Seydel of the 29th New York Infantry transferred in as major
September 17 Company G mustered in
October 13 Company H mustered in
October 22 Company I mustered in
October 27 Captain Emil sick killed at Fort Sedgwick, Virginia
October 31 Company K mustered in
November Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps,
November 2 Lt. Colonel Von Schack promoted to colonel, and Lt. Colonel Anthony Pokorny mustered in, with rank from February 4
November 7 Captain Arthur A. Brand dismissed by sentence general court-martial
November 25 Major Seydel discharged
December 9-10 Reconnaissance to Hatcher’s Run
1865
January 3 Captain Jacob Scheu of Company A promoted to major
February 5-7 Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run
March 25 Watkins House
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Court House
March 29-30 Hatcher’s Run or Boydton Road

Lieutenant Erich Bartels and 3 enlisted men killed

March 31 White Oak Road

Lieutenant Lewis Fasbinder wounded

April 2 Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg

The regiment lost 10 men killed, 5 men mortally wounded and Major Jacob Scheu wounded and disabled

April 6 Sailor’s Creek
April 7 High Bridge, Farmville

The regiment lost 3 men killed and 6 men mortally wounded.

April 9 Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.
April 10 Lieutenant Hermann Elmeier died of his wounds at City Point Hospital, Virginia
May March to Washington, D.C.
May 23 Grand Review
June Moved to Hart’s Island, N.Y.
August 4 Mustered out at Hart’s Island, New York under Colonel Von Schack and Lt. Colonel Pokorny