United States Regiments & Batteries > New York < 175th New York Infantry Regiment

The 175th New York Infantry lost 2 officers and 12 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 officers and 117 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

September and October Organized in New York under the command of Colonel Michael K. Bryan, Lieutenant Colonel John A. Foster and Major John Gray
November 21 Left New York for Suffolk, Virginia. Attached to Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Department of Virginia
December Attached to 1st Brigade, Augur’s Division, Dept. of the Gulf. Moved to New Orleans, Louisiana and duty at Carrollton
March 6 Moved to Baton Rouge and attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Corps, Department of the Gulf
March 7-27 Operations against Port Hudson
April 1 Moved to Algiers
April 9 To Berwick
April 9-May 14 Operations in Western Louisiana
April 11-20

Teche Campaign

April 12-13 Fort Bisland, near Centreville
April 17 Vermillion Bayou
May 5-18 Expedition from Opelousas to Alexandria and Simsport. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps
May 21-26 Expedition from Berne’s Landing to Berwick
May 25 Franklin
May 26-30 Moved to Port Hudson
May 30-July 9

Siege of Port Hudson

June 14

Assault on Port Hudson

The regiment lost Colonel Bryan and 10 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 5 officers and 33 enlisted men wounded, and 2 officers and 2 enlisted men captured or missing

July 9

Surrender of Port Hudson

July 22 Moved to Baton Rouge
July 28 Lieutenant Colonel Foster was promoted to colonel, but not mustered.
August Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps
August 13 Lieutenant Colonel John Gray was discharged
November 12 Operations about St. Martinsville
February Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division. 19th Corps, Department of the Gulf
March 23-May 22

Red River Campaign

March 25-
April 12
At Alexandria
April 23-24 Cane River
April 26-May 13 At Alexandria
May 13-20 Retreat to Morganza
May 16 Mansura
May – June At Morganza
May 30-June 5 Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya
June 1 Atchafalaya River
July 5-29 Moved to Fortress Monroe, Virginia, then to Washington, D.C. Attached to Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, 19th Corps, 2nd Division, 3rd Brigade 
August 7- November 28

Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign

September 19

Third Battle of Winchester (or Opequon)

September 22

Battle of Fisher’s Hill

Early October The regiment was consolidated to a battalion of three companies, A-C.
October 19

Battle of Cedar Creek

The regiment lost 1 enlisted man killed and 2 wounded

October Duty at Kernstown and Winchester. Two reconstructed companies were added, D & E. The companioes were mainly recruited at Rochester, Schenectady, Plattsburg, Lodi, Hornby, Harford, Hector, Virgil and Lapeer, and mustered in the service of the United States for one year.
January 5-22 Moved to Savannah, Georgia and attached to 3rd Brigade, Grover’s Division, District of Savannah, Georgia, Department of the South
March 5 Moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Corps, Department of North Carolina.
March 10 To Morehead City
April 8 Moved to Goldsboro
May 2 To Savannah, Ga. Attached to District of Savannah, Georgia, Department of the South.
June 30 Companies D and E of the 175th New York Infantry Regiment mustered out at Savannah.
August 5 Colonel Foster was discharged.
November 29 Companies A – C mustered out under Major Charles McCarthy at Greensboro, Georgia.