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The regiment lost 2 officers and 58 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 7 officers and 181 enlisted men to disease, a total of 248. Many were lost at Key West of yellow and typhoid fever.

1861
November and December Organized by consolidation of McClellan Chasseurs and McClellan Rifles at New York City under Colonel J. S. Morgan, Lieutenant Colonel L.W. Tinelli and Major J.S. DeAgreda
1862
January 5 Left State for Key West, Fla. Attached to Brannan’s Florida Expedition
March Attached to District of Key West, Dept. of the South
August Attached to District of Key West, Fla., Dept. of the Gulf
November Moved to District of Beaufort, S.C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South
March, 1863 Assigned to District of Key West, Fla., Dept. of the Gulf
1863
April Ordered t0 New Orleans, La. and attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf. Companies H and I were consolidate with other companies
May 21-26 Expedition from Barrie’s Landing toward Berwick City
May 25 Action at Franklin
May 26-June 3 Moved to Algiers, thence to Port Hudson
June 3-July 9
Siege of Port Hudson

The regiment lost 7 enlisted men killed, 16 mortally wounded, and1 officer and 26 men wounded during the siege.

June 14 Assault on Port Hudson
July 9 Surrender of Port Hudson
July 12-13
Kock’s Plantation, Donaldsonville, Bayou LaFourche

The regiment lost 16 enlisted men killed, 5 mortally wounded, 1 officer and 15 men wounded, and 34 missing.

July-April Duty in the Defense of New Orleans, La.
1864
February Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf
April 30-May 22 Moved to Alexandria, La. Red River Campaign
April 30-May 10 Construction of dam at Alexandria
May 13-20 Retreat to Morganza
May 16 Mansura
May-July At Morganza
July 3-28 Moved to New Orleans, then to Fortress Monroe, Va., and Washington, D.C. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
August 7-November 28 Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
August-September Veterans on furlough, while nonveterans served with the 160th New York Infantry
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester
September 22
Battle of Fisher’s Hill
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek

The regiment lost 2 officers and 9 enlisted men killed, 3 men mortally wounded, 3 officers and 40 men wounded, and 16 men missing.

October At Winchester, Stephenson’s Depot and Kernstown
November Enittled men were discharged at the end of their three year enlistment.
November 28 Consolidated in to a battalion of six companies, A-F
1865
February Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division (Provisional), Army of the Shenandoah
April 21-22 Moved to Washington, D.C. and attached to 1st Brigade, Dwight’s Division, Dept. of Washington, D.C.
May 23-24 Grand Review
June 2-6 Moved to Savannah, Ga. for duty there and at Hawkinsville, Ga. Attached to 1st Brigade, Dwight’s Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South. Men from 114th, 116th and 133rd New York Infantry transferred in.
July Attached to District of Georgia, Dept. of the South
February 9 Mustered out under Colonel Nelson Shaurman