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The 168th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed and 11 oficers and 36 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Newburg, N.Y. from the 19th New York National Guard
January 23 Nine companies mustered in for nine months service under Colonel William R. Brown, Lieutenant Colonel James Low and Major George Waller
February 11 Company I mustered in
February 12 Left State for Baltimore, Md. then moved to Norfolk, Va. Garrison duty at Yorktown, Va. attached to Busteed’s Independent Brigade, 4th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
April Attached to King’s Independent Brigade, 4th Army Corps
May 9 Major Waller dismissed
June 24-July 7 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign; attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps
June 5 Walkerton, Virginia

Private William Avery was killed killed, 5 enlisted men were wounded and 2 missing

June 9 The regiment lost 1 enlisted man wounded
July 9 Ordered to Washington, D.C. then to Funkstown, Md.
July 14 Joined 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac at Hagerstown, Md.
July 14-24 Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va.
August-October Guard duty along Orange & Alexandria Railroad
October 31 Mustered out under Colonel Brown and Lt. Colonel Low