United States Regiments & Batteries > New York > Cavalry

The 24th New York Cavalry Regiment lost 7 officers and 107 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 133 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Auburn, N.Y.
December 28 Companies A, C, D and E mustered in
January 7 Companies B, F, G, H and I mustered in
January 19 Companies K and L mustered in
January 26 Company M mustered in
February 23 Left State for Washington, D.C.
April Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C. attached as Infantry to Marshall’s Provisional Brigade, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
May-June Rapidan Campaign
May 5-7 Battles of the Wilderness
May 8-12 Spottsylvania
May 12-21 Spottsylvania Court House
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-81 Totopotomoy
June 1-12 Cold Harbor
June 3 Bethesda Church
June 16-18 Before Petersburg
June 16 to April 2 Siege of Petersburg. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps
June Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg
August 18-21 Weldon Railroad
August 25 Ream’s Station
September 29-October 2 Poplar Springs Church
September Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps
October 1 Vaughan Road
October 2 Peeble’s Farm
October 8 Reconnaissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Road
October 20 Regiment mounted and attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac
October 27-28 Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run
November 24 Prince George Court House
December 1 Stony Creek Station
December 6-12 Hicksford Raid
December 9 Bellefield and Three Creeks
December 10-11 Halifax Road
February 5-7 Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
March 30-31 Dinwiddie Court House
April 1 Five Forks
April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April 5 Payne’s Cross Roads
April 5 Amelia Springs
April 6 Deatonville Road and Sailor’s Creek
April 7 Farmville
April 9 Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.
April 23-29 Expedition to Danville
May March to Washington, D.C. Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps
May 23 Grand Review
June 17 Consolidated with 10th New York Cavalry to form 1st Regiment Provisional Cavalry.
July 19 1st Regiment Provisional Cavalry mustered out