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The 187th New York Infantry lost 15 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 32 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1864
Organized at Buffalo, N.Y.
October 8 and 13 Companies A, C, D, E, G and I mustered in under Colonel William F. Berens, Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Meyers and Major Conrad Seeber
October 17 Companies A, C, D, E, G and I Ieft State for Petersburg under Lieutenant Colonel Meyers
October-April Siege of Petersburg. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
October 27-28
Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run

The regiment lost 15 men killed or mortally wounded, 44 men wounded, and 18 missing.

November 24 Company H joined the regiment
December 7-12 Warren’s Raid on Weldon Railroad
1865
February 5-6
Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run

the regiment lost 1 officer and 6 men wounded and 1 missing.

February 14 Company B joined the regiment
March 28-April 9
Appomattox Campaign

The regiment lost 5 men wounded.

March 29 Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run, Junction of Quaker and Boydton Roads
March 31 White Oak Road
April 1 Five Forks
April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 9 Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.
May 1-12 March to Washington, D.C.; Company F joined the regiment
May 23 Grand Review
June Duty at Washington, D.C.
July 1 Mustered out under Lt. Colonel Meyers and Major Seeber