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“2nd Regiment, Eagle Brigade”

The 101st New York Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 24 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 officer and 48 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

September 2 Organized at Hancock, N.Y. under Colonel Enrico Fardella, Lieutenant Colonel Johnson Butler Brown and Major Gustavus Snper
March 9 Left State for Washington, D.C.
March Attached to Wadsworth’s Command, Military District of Washington for duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C.
May Attached to Whipple’s Brigade, Defenses of Washington
June Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps
June 25-July 1
Seven days before Richmond

The regiment lost 7 killed, 15 wounded and 22 missing.

June 25 Battle of Oak Grove
June 27 Jordan’s Ford
June 30 White Oak Swamp Bridge and Glendale
July 1 Malvern Hill
July-August At Harrison’s Landing
August 16-26 Movement to Fortress Monroe, then to Centreville and attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps
August 26-
September 2
Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia
August 29 Battle of Groveton
August 30
Second Battle of Bull Run

The regiment lost 6 killed, 101 wounded and 17 missing put of 168 engaged.

September 1 Chantilly
September Guard fords of the Monocacy
October 11-
November 19
Movement up the Potomac and to Falmouth, Va.
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg

The regiment lost 13 casualties.

December 24 Transferred to 37th New York Infantry under Colonel George A. Chester