The 95th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 5 officers and 114 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 136 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.
|Organized at New York City under Colonel George H. Biddle, Lieutenant Colonel James B. Post and Major Edward Pye|
|March 18||Left State for Washington, D.C.|
|March-May||Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D, C. attached to Wadsworth’s Command, Military District of Washington, D.C.|
|May||At Aquia Creek, Va. attached to Doubleday’s Brigade, Dept. of the Rappahannock|
|June||Duty at and near Fredericksburg attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Pope’s Army of Virginia|
Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia
The regiment lost 13 men killed or mortally wounded, 20 men wounded and 80 men missing in the campaign
|August 21-23||Fords of the Rappahannock|
|August 26||Sulphur Springs|
|August 28||Battles of Gainesville|
Second Battle of Bull Run
|September 6-22||Maryland Campaign. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac|
Battle of South Mountain
The regiment was commanded by Major Edward Pye. It lost 1 man mortally wounded and 3 officers and 8 men wounded
The regiment was commanded by Major Pye, who was promoted to lieutenant colonel around this time. It only lost 1 man wounded as the brigade was in reserve north of the Poffenberger farm to protect the corps artillery.
From the brigade marker on the Antietam battlefield:
Hofmann’s Brigade was held in support of the Corps Artillery.
|September-October||Duty at Sharpsburg, Md.|
|October 30-November 19||Movement to Falmouth, Va.|
Battle of Fredericksburg
Colonel Biddle returned to command. The regiment lost 1 killed and 3 wounded
|January-April||At Falmouth and Belle Plains|
|January 20-24||“Mud March”|
|April 27-May 6||Chancellorsville Campaign|
|April 29-May 2||Operations at Fitzhugh’s Crossing|
The regiment lost 2 men wounded in picket firing
|June 11-July 24||Gettysburg Campaign|
The regiment was commanded by Colonel George H. Biddle until he was wounded on July 1st., when Lt. Colonel Edward Pye took command. It brought 261 men to the field.
From the monument:
This Regiment was formed south of the McPherson House and engaged the enemy at 10 a.m. at 10:30 a.m. changed front. Advanced to this position with the 84th New York
At noon, July 1st, held position on Oak Hill indicated by marker; being outflanked moved to right of Seminary supporting Battery B, 4th U.S. Retired from that position to Culp’s Hill, where it remained during July 2nd and 3rd. Casualties Killed 7. Wounded 62. Missing 46.
|July 5-24||Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va.|
|August-October||Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan|
|October 9-22||Bristoe Campaign|
|November 7-8||Advance to line of the Rappahannock|
|Mine Run Campaign|
|February 6-7||Demonstration on the Rapidan|
|March||Attached to 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps|
|May 3-June 15||Campaign from the Rapidan to the James|
The regiment lost 3 officers (Captain Burn and Lieutenants Osburn and Woodrow) and 26 men killed or mortally wounded, 59 men wounded and 6 officers and 80 men captured or missing.
|May 8||Laurel Hill|
The regiment lost 11 men killed or mortally wounded, 2 officers and 45 men wounded and 7 men missing or captured from Lauren Hill to Spottsylvania
|May 12||Assault on the Salient|
North Anna River
The regiment lost 1 killed 6 wounded and 1 missing
|May 23||Jericho Ford|
|May 26-28||On line of the Pamunkey|
The regiment lost 1 killed and 12 wounded
Colonel Edward Pye was mortally wounded on June 2nd, dying on the 12th. Major Robert W. Bard took command of the regiment.
|June 1-3||Bethesda Church|
First Assault on Petersburg; Siege of Petersburg begins
The regiment lost 8 men killed or mortally wounded, 1 oficer and 19 men wounded and 50 men missing or captured
|July 30||Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve)|
|August||Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps|
The regiment lost 6 killed or mortally wounded, 20 wounded and 52 captured. Company E and part of Company C were captured on picket duty, and Major Bard was badly wounded. Private R. Smith, on detached duty as a mounted orderly at brigade headquarters, earned the Medal of Honor for capturing 2 Confederate officers and 20 men.
|Late August||Coloenl Creney returned to the regiment after recovering from his wound.|
|September||Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps|
|September 29-October 2||
Poplar Springs Church
The regiment lost 3 men killed or mortally wounded, 1 man wounded and 7 men missing or captured
Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run
The regiment lost 1 man woundend 2 men missing or captured out of 213 men.
|December 7-12||Warren’s Raid on Weldon Railroad|
Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run
The regiment lost 6 men killed and mortally wounded, Colonel Creney and 28 men wounded and 2 men missing or captured.
|March 25||Regiment mustered out but the majority of the men reenlisted and the regiment was retained in service as a veteran organization consolidated into five companies, A, D, E, H and I.|
|March 28-April 9||
The regiment lost 10 men killed and mortally wounded, 2 officers and 56 men wounded and 8 men missing or captured
|March 29||Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run|
|March 31||White Oak Road|
Commanded by Captain George D. Knight, the regiment lost 4 killed, 63 wounded and 9 missing out of 6 officers and 88 men engaged.
|April 2||Fall of Petersburg|
|April 3-9||Pursuit of Lee|
|April 9||Appomattox Court House, surrender of Lee and his army.|
|May 1-12||Moved to Washington, D.C.|
|May 23||Grand Review|
|June||Duty at Washington|
|July 16||Mustered out|