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The 1st New York Battalion Sharpshooters lost 23 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 38 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

September 13 Organized at Rochester, N.Y. by consolidation of 6th Company Sharpshooters.
September 12 7th Company Sharpshooters organized at Jamestown
January 8th Company Sharpshooters organized at Staten Island, and 9th Company Sharpshooters organized at Staten Island for nine months’ service
February 3 Ordered to Suffolk, Va. Attached to Gibb’s Provisional Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
April 12-May 4 Siege of Suffolk, Va. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps
April 17 Action at Suffolk
June 24-July 7 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign
July 1-7 Expedition from White House to Bottom’s Bridge
July 2 Baltimore Cross Roads
July 8 Ordered to Washington, D.C
July 15 Joined Army of the Potomac in the field. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
July 15-24. Pursuit of Lee
August-October Duty on line of the Rappahannock
August 5 9th Company mustered out
October 9-22 Bristoe Campaign
October 19 Haymarket
November 7-8 Advanced to line of the Rappahannock
November 26-December 2 Mine Run Campaign
February 5-7 Demonstration on the Rapidan
March Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps
May 3-June 15 Campaign from the Rapidan to the James
May 5-7 Battle of the Wilderness
May 8 Laurel Hill
May 8-12 Spottsylvania
May 12-21 Spottsylvania Court House
May 12 Assault on the Salient, “Bloody Angle”
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 23 Jericho Ford
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
June 1-12 About Cold Harbor
June 1-3 Bethesda Church
June 16-18 Before Petersburg
June 16 to April 2 Siege of Petersburg. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps
August 18-21 Weldon Railroad
September Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps
October 8 Reconnaissance to Boydton Road
October 27-28 Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run
December 7-12 Warren’s Raid on Weldon Railroad, Hicksford Raid,


February 5-7 Dabney’s Mills
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
March 31 White Oak Road
April 1 Five Forks
April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 9 Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.
May Moved to Washington, D.C.
May 23 Grand Review
July 10 6th, 7th and 8th Companies mustered out