United States Regiments & BatteriesNew York

“First Oneida County Regiment”

The 14th New York Infantry Regiment lost 4 officers and 56 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 43 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

May 24 Organized at Albany, N. Y, and mustered in for two years’ service under Colonel James McQuade, Lieutenant Colonel Charles Skillin and Major Charles Young
June 12 Left State for Washington, D.C. and Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C.; Attached to Porter’s Brigade, Hunter’s Division, McDowell’s Army of Northeast Virginia
July 16-21 Advance on Manassas, Virginia.
July 21

Battle of Bull Run (Manassas)

August Attached to W. T. Sherman’s Brigade, Division of the Potomac and duty in the Defenses of Washington
September Attached to Morell’s Brigade, Porter’s Division, Army of the Potomac
October 14 Little River Turnpike
November 18 Fall’s Church Road
November 25 Major Young resigned and Captain Thomas M. Davies of Company A was promoted to major
March 16

Peninsula Camapign

Moved to the Peninsula; attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Army of the Potomac

April 4 Howard’s Mills, near Cockleton
April 5 Warwick Road
April 5-May 4

Siege of Yorktown

May Atached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps
May 27

Battle of Hanover Court House

The regiment lost 4 enlisted men wounded

May 27-29 Operations about Hanover Court House
June 25-July 1

Seven days before Richmond

The regiment lost 4 officers and 49 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 8 officers and 147 enlisted men wounded and 1 officer and 15 enlisted men missing or captured from June 25 to July 2, including the losses listed for those dates below.

June 26

Battle of Mechanicsville

The regiment lost 1 enisted man killed

June 27

Gaines Mill

The 14th New York Infantry Regiment lost 2 officers and 24 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded. Lieutenant Colonel Skillin was killed. Major Davies was promoted to lieutenant colonel and Captain Michael Lewis of Company A was promoted to major

June 30

White Oak Swamp and Turkey Bend (Malvern Cliff)

The regiment lost 2 officers and 25 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded

July 1

Malvern Hill

The regiment lost 2 enlisted men wounded

July At Harrison’s Landing
August 16-28 Movement to Fortress Monroe, then to Centreville
August 28

Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia

September 6-22

Maryland Campaign

September 16-17

Battle of Antietam

The regiment was commanded by Colonel James McQuade. It was in reserve and suffered no casualties.

September 19


September – October At Sharpsburg, Maryland.
October 16-17 Reconnaissance to Smithville, W. Va.,
October 30-November 19 Movement to Falmouth, Va.
December 12-15

Battle of Fredericksburg

December 29-30 Expedition to Richards’ and Ellis’ Fords
January 20-24 “Mud March”
February-April At Falmouth
April 27-May 6

Chancellorsville Campaign

May 1-5

Battle of Chancellorsville

The regiment lost 3 enlisted men wounded

May 24 The 14th New York Infantry Regiment mustered out at the expiration of its two year term of service under the command of Colonel McQuade, Lieutenant Colonel Davies and Major Lewis. Three years’ men and recruits were transferred to the 44th New York Infantry Regiment  and eventually to the 140th New York Infantry Regiment.