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The 137th New York Infantry Regiment lost 6 officers and 121 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 163 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. It is honored by a monument on the Gettysburg battlefield.

Organized at Binghampton, N.Y.
September 25 Mustered in and Left State for Washington, D.C.
September 27-30 Moved to Harper’s Ferry, Va. Duty at Bolivar Heights attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
October Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, then 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division
November 9 Reconnaissance to Rippon, W. Va., Charlestown
December 2-6 Reconnaissance to Winchester
December 2 Charlestown and Berryville
December 9-16 March to Fredericksburg, Va.
December At Fairfax Station
January 20-24 “Mud March”
April 27-May 6 Chancellorsville Campaign
May 1-5 Battle of Chancellorsville
June 11-July 24 Gettysburg Campaign
July 1-3
Battle of Gettysburg

Commanded by Colonel David Ireland, the regiment brought 456 men to the field. It lost 40 men killed, 87 wounded, and 10 men missing.

July 5-24 Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap
August-September Duty on line of the Rappahannock
September 24-
October 4
Movement to Bridgeport, Ala. Attached to Army of the Cumberland
October 26-29 Reopening Tennessee River
October 28-29 Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn.
November 23-27 Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign
November 23-24 Lookout Mountain
November 25 Mission Ridge
November 27 Ringgold Gap, Taylor’s Ridge
December Duty at Bridgeport
April Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland
May 1-
September 8
Atlanta Campaign
May 8-11 Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge
May 14-15 Battle of Resaca
May 19 Near Cassville
May 22-25 Advance on Dallas
May 25 New Hope Church
May 26-June 5 Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills
June 10-July 2 Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain
June 11-14 Pine Hill
June 15-17 Lost Mountain
June 15 Gilgal or Golgotha Church
June 17 Muddy Creek
June 19 Noyes’ Creek
June 22 Kolb’s Farm
June 27 Assault on Kenesaw
July 4 Ruff’s Station, Smyrna Camp Ground
July 5-17 Chattahoochie River
July 19-20 Peach Tree Creek
July 22-August 25 Siege of Atlanta
August 26-
September 2
Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge
September 2-November 15 Occupation of Atlanta
October 26-29 Expedition to Tuckum’s Cross Roads
November 9 Near Atlanta
November 15-December 10 March to the sea
November 28 Near Davisboro
December 10-21 Siege of Savannah
January to April Campaign of the Carolinas
March 16 Averysboro, N. C.
March 19-21 Battle of Bentonville
March 24 Occupation of Goldsboro
April 9-13 Advance on Raleigh
April 14 Occupation of Raleigh
April 26 Bennett’s House. Surrender of Johnston and his army.
April 29-May 19 March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va.
May 24 Grand Review
June 1 Veterans and Recruits transferred to 102nd New York Infantry
June 9 Regiment mustered out