United States Regiments & Batteries > New York > 136th New York Infantry Regiment

The 136th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 2 officers and 71 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 91 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg on Taneytown Road across from the National Cemetery.

Recruited in Allegheny, Livingston and Wyoming Counties and Organized at Portage, New York.
September 25 The 136th New York Infantry Regiment mustered in.
October 3 Left New York for Washington, D.C. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Corps, Army of the Potomac
October 10 Moved to Fairfax Station, Virginia, then to Fairfax Court House. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Corps, Army of the Potomac
November 1-20 Movement to Warrenton, then to Germantown, Virginia.
December 10-15 March to Fredericksburg.
December At Falmouth, Virginia.
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

The 136th New York Infantry Regiment brought 488 men to the field undder the command of Colonel James Wood, Jr. It lost 17 killed, 89 wounded and 3 missing.

From the monument to the 136th New York Infantry Regiment at Gettysburg:

Killed 17
Wounded 89
Missing 3
Total 108

July 5-24 Pursuit of Lee
August 1 Camp at Bristoe Station
September 24-October 3 Movement to Bridgeport, Alabama
October 18 Transferred to the Army of the Cumberland
October 25-28 March along line of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad to Lookout Valley, Tennessee.
October 26-29 Reopening Tennessee River
October 28-29

Battle of Wauhatchie, Tennessee.

November 23-27

Ringgold-Chattanooga Campaign

November 23 Orchard Knob
November 24-25

Tunnel Hill

November 25

Mission Ridge

November 28 March to relief of Knoxville, Tennessee.
December 17 Duty in Lookout Valley
April Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Corps, Army of the Cumberland
May 1 to September 8 Atlanta


May 8-11 Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge
May 8-9 Buzzard’s Roost Gap
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 6-17 Chattahoochie River
July 11-20

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
November 15-December 10

March to the sea

January to April

Campaign of the Carolinas

February 2 Lawtonville, South Carolina
March 14 Skirmish of Goldsboro Road, near Fayetteville, North Carolina.
March 16 Averysboro
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 30 March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Virginia.
May 24 Grand Review
June 13 The 136th New York Infantry Regiment mustered out. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 60th New York Infantry.