“Courtland County Regiment”
The 76th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 12 officers and 161 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 156 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.
|Organized at Courtland and Albany, N.Y.|
|January 16||Mustered in under Colonel Nelson W. Green, Lieutenant Colonel John D. Shaul and Major Charles E. Livingston|
|January 17||Left State for Washington, D.C.|
|January||Duty in the Defenses of Washington D.C. attached to 3rd Brigade, Casey’s Division, Army of the Potomac|
|March||Assigned to Wadsworth’s Command, Military District of Washington. During this time Colonel Green was ordered before an examining court at the behest of the officers of the regiment, and he was ordered to be mustered out of service. Lieutenant Colonel Shaul took command of the regiment.|
|May||Duty at and near Fredericksburg, Va. assigned to Doubleday’s Brigade, Dept. of the Rappahannock|
|June||Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Pope’s Army of Virginia. Lieutenant Colonel Shaul was ordered to Washington for sick leave, and Colonel William P. Wainwright was apointed to command the regiment.|
Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia
The regiment lost 1 officer and 36 men killed or mortally wounded, 9 officers and 66 men wounded, and 35 men missing.
|August 20-23||Fords of the Rappahannock|
Captain Andrew J. Grover was twice wounded and received an honorable discharge for disability, but recovered enough to return and command the regiment at Gettysburg. Major Livingstone was captured rallying the regiment around colors he planted in front of the Confederate lines.
The regiment is referenced on a trailside marker along the Brawner’s Farm loop trail on the Bull Run battlefield.
|September 6-22||Maryland Campaign. Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac|
The regiment lost 4 men killed or mortally wounded, and Colonel Wainwright and 15 men wounded out of only 40 men. Sergeant Stamp was killed while bearing the national colors. After Colonel Wainwright was wounded, First Lieutenant Crandall took command of the remnants of the regiment.
The regiment lost 3 officers and 1 enlisted man wounded.
From the brigade marker on the Antietam battlefield:
Hofmann’s Brigade was held in support of the Corps Artillery.
|October 29-November 19||Advance to Falmouth|
|November 11||Lieutenant Colonel Shaul was honorably discharged on account of physical disability,|
|November 20||Major Livingston, who had been exchanged for a Confederate naval captain, was promoted to lieutenant colonel.|
The regiment was commanded by Colonel Wainwright, who had recovered from his wound at South Mountain. It lost 1 officer and 2 enlisted man killed, and 1 officer and 12 men wounded.
|January 20-24||“Mud March”|
|February-April||At Falmouth and Belle Plains|
|April||Andrew Jackson Grover re-enrolled and mustered as major after recuperating from his wound at Gainsville.|
|April 27-May 6.||Chancellorsville Campaign|
|April 29-May 2||
Operations at Pollock’s Mill Creek
The regiment lost 1 officer wounded
The regiment was commanded by Colonel Wainwright, and lost 2 men wounded.
|May||Three years men from the 24th and 30th New York Infantry transferred in|
|June 11-July 24||Gettysburg Campaign|
|June 25||Colonel Wainwright was appoited Provost Marshal of the District of Columbia; Lieutenant Colonel Livingston took command of the regiment.|
The regiment was commanded by Major Andrew Glover, who was killed on the 1st in fighting near the Railroad Cut west of Gettysburg. Captain John E. Cook then took over command. The regiment brought 375 men to the field and lost Major Grover, Captain Robert B. Everett and 30 men killed, 3 officers and 13 me mortally wounded, 13 officers and 103 men wounded, and 70 men missing.
|July 5-24||Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va.|
|August-October||Duty on line of the Rappahannock|
|Setpember 30||Lieutenant Colonel Livingston was promoted to colonel, with rank from June 25.|
|October 9-22||Bristoe Campaign|
|November 7-8||Advance to line of the Rappahannock|
|November 26-December 2||Mine Run Campaign|
|January||Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps|
|February 6-7||Demonstration on the Rapidan|
|March||Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, then 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps|
|May 3-June 15||Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River|
The regiment lost 2 officers and 39 men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 59 men wounded, and 11 officers and 169 men missing.
|May 8||Laurel Hill|
The regiment lost 13 men killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 35 men wounded, and 3 men missing.
|May 12||Assault on the Salient|
|May 23-26||North Anna River|
|May 23||Jericho Ford|
|May 26-28||On line of the Pamunkey|
The regiment lost 5 men killed or mortally wounded, 2 officers and 5 men wounded, and 1 man mising
|June 1-3||Bethesda Church|
|June 16-18||Before Petersburg
Siege of Petersburg begins. The regiment lost 7 men killed or mortally wounded, and 1 officer and 20 men wounded
|July 1||Companies B, F and K mustered out|
|August||Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps|
the regiment lost 2 officers and 1 enlisted man killed or mortally wounded, 1 officer and 6 men wounded, and 24 missing.
|September||Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps|
|September 29-October 2||Poplar Springs Church|
|October 11||Company A mustered out|
|October 20||Company G mustered out|
|October 27-28||Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run|
|November 8||Company C mustered out|
|November 18||Company E mustered out|
|December 1||Company I mustered out|
|December 7-11||Hicksford Raid|
|January 1||Company H mustered out|
|January 28||Company D and Veterans and Recruits transferred to 147th Regiment New York Infantry under Captain Albert J. Jarvis|