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The 153rd New York Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 38 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 10 oficers and 122 enlisted men wounded and 1 officer and 160 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Fonda, N.Y.
October 17 Mustered in under Colonel Duncan McMartin, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Armstrong and Major Edwin P. Davis
October 18 Left State for Washington, D.C.
October Guard and police duty at Alexandria, Va., and at Washington, D.C. Attached to Provisional Brigade, Abercrombie’s Division, Defenses of Washington and then District of Alexandria, Defenses of Washington
February 18 Lieutenant Colonel Armstrong was discharged
April 21 Colonel McMartin was discharged for disability and Major Davis was promoted to colonel
May 1 Captain William Printup of Company C was promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Alexander Strain of Company G was promoted to major
August Attached to Martindale’s Command, Garrison of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps
November 17 Lieutenant Colonel Printup was discharged for disability
December 4 Major Strain promoted to lieutenant colonel
February Ordered to Dept. of the Gulf and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps
March 1 Adjutant Stephen Sammons promoted to major
March 10-May 22 Red River Campaign
March 14-26 Advance from Franklin to Alexandria
April 8 Battle of Sabine Cross Roads
April 9
Pleasant Hill

The regiment lost 5 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 24 wounded and 4 missing

April 23 Monett’s Ferry, Cane River Crossing
April 26-May 13 At Alexandria
May 13-20 Retreat to Morganza
May 16 Mansura and Avoyelle’s Prairie
May-June Duty at Morganza
July 1-12 Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., then to Washington, D.C.
July 12-13 Repulse of Early’s attack on Washington
July 14-23 Snicker’s Gap Expedition
July Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
August 7-November 28 Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
August 27 Major Sammons was discharged and Captain Jacob Klock of Company E promoted to major
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester

Major Jacob Klock and 18 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded and Captains John De Wandelaer and John Lassell, Lieutenants Hiram Argersinger and Cornelius Burns and 47 enlisted men wounded

September 22
Battle of Fisher’s Hill

The regiment lost 3 enlisted men wounded

October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek

The regiment lost 16 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded. Lieutenant Colonel Strain, Lieutenants George Hodges, James Veeder, 3 other officers and 48 enlisted men were wounded, and 10 men were missing

November-April Duty at Middletown, Newtown and Stephenson’s Depot
December 3 Captain George McLaughlin of Company H promoted to major
January 4 Lieutenant Colonel Strain discharged for disability from his Cedar Creek wounds at hospital in Annapolis, Maryland
February Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah
February 2 Major McLaughlin promoted to lieutenant colonel
February 8 Captain Charles Putman of Company C promoted to major
April 5 Moved to Washington, D.C.Attached to 2nd Brigade, Dwight’s Division, Dept. of Washington
May 23-24 Grand Review
July Ordered to Savannah, Ga. and duty in the Dept. of Georgia
September 9 Major Putman died of typhoid fever at Savannah
September 19 Adjutant Abram Davis promoted to major but not mustered
October 2 Mustered out at Savannah, Georgia under Colonel Davis, Lieutenant Colonel McLaughlin