United States Regiments & Batteries > New York

The 16th New York Cavalry Regiment lost 1 officer and 20 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 120 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Plattsburg, N.Y.
June 19 Companies A, B, C, D mustered in and left State for Washington, D.C. Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington
June and July Patrol duty in rear of Army of the Potomac during Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign
August 1 Company F mustered in
August Duty in and covering the Defenses of Washington, D.C., and operating against guerrillas
August 13 Company G and H mustered in left State for Washington, D.C.
August 19 Companies E, F, G & H
September 2 Company I mustered in
September 22 Company K mustered in
September Companies I, K & L left State for Washington, D.C.
September 5 Company M mustered in
October 18 Company L mustered in
October 23 Company M left State for Washington, D.C.
October Assigned to DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps, Defenses of Washington, south of the Potomac
October 1 Lewinsville, Va. (Company B)
October 14 Bristoe Station
November 18 Near Blue Ridge Mountains
December Attached to 4th Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps


February 21 Near Circlesville
February 22 Dranesville
February 25-26 Scout from Vienna to Farmwell
March Attached to Cavalry Brigade, 22nd Army Corps
April 10 Leesburg
April 23 Hunter’s Point
April 28-May 1 Expedition from Vienna toward Upperville
April 29 Near Middleburg
April 30 Blue Ridge Mountains
May 1 Carter’s Farm
May 29 Middleburg
June 23 Fall’s Church (Detachment)
June 24 Centreville
June 26 Annandale
July 6 Aldie
July 26 Scout to Rapidan Station (Detachment)
July 29 Burke’s Station
August 4 Fairfax Station
August 7 Near Fairfax Station
August 8 Fairfax Station and near Fall’s Church
August 14 Annandale
August 22 Fort Buffalo
August 24 Annandale
September 13 Fall’s Church
September 17 Fairfax Station and Culpeper
September 19 Culpeper
September 20 Wolf Run Shoal
September 22 Culpeper
October 1 Near Lewinsville
October 5-7 Salem and White Plains
October 18 Fall’s Church
October 10 Piedmont
November Attached to 1st Separate Brigade, 22nd Army Corps
November 27 Flint Hill
December 3 Vienna


March 3-8 Operations about Salem. Warrenton, Bealeton Station, Centreville and Sulphur Springs
March 5 Warrenton
March 7 Near Flint Hill
March 8 Vienna
March 12-14 Scout in Loudoun County
April 8-10 Scout from Vienna into Loudoun County
April 26 Garrett’s Farm, near Port Royal (Detachment) Capture of J. Wilkes Booth and Daniel E. Harold.
June 23 Consolidated with 13th New York Cavalry to form 3rd Regiment Provisional Cavalry