“Albany County Regiment”

“Seymour Guard”

7th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment lost 14 officers and 277 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 officers and 374 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
December 10 Converted to artillery regiment from 113th New York Infantry Regiment

1863

February Attached to 2nd Brigade, Haskin’s Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington
August 6 Additional company organized for the Regiment and mustered in for three years service
1864
January 19 Additional company organized for the Regiment and mustered in for three years service
May 15 Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac in the field and attached to Tyler’s Heavy Artillery Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
May 18-29 Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps
May-June Rapidan Campaign
May 17-21 Spottsylvania Court House
May 19 Harris Farm or Fredericksburg Road
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomy
June 1-12 Cold Harbor
June 16-18
First Assault on Petersburg

The regimental colors were temporarily lost but were recovered by Corporal Patrick Monaghan of the 48th Pennsylvania Infantry, who was awarded the Medal of Honor.

June 18 Siege of Petersburg begins
June 22-23 Weldon Railroad
July 27-29 Demonstration north of the James
July 27-28 Deep Bottom
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve)
August 13-20 Demonstration north of the James
August 14-18 Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom
August 25 Ream’s Station
October 27-28 Hatcher’s Run
November 23 Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps
December 9-10 Reconnaissance to Hatcher’s Run
1865
February 5-7 Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run
February 22 Ordered to Baltimore, Md. and garrison duty there attached to Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department
June 16 Original members mustered out and regiment consolidated to a battalion of four companies under Colonel Richard C. Duryea.
August 1 Mustered out and honorably discharged from service under Major John F. Mount