United States Regiments & Batteries > New York

The Second Mounted Rifles lost 2 officers and 30 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 officers and 124 enlisted men to disease and accidents during the Civil War.

Organized at Lockport and Buffalo, N.Y. under Colonel John Fisk
October 31 Company A mustered in
November 2 Company I mustered in
January 12 Company B mustered in
January 26 Company C mustered in
January 27 Company D mustered in
January 29 Company E mustered in
January 29 Company L mustered in
February 5 Companies F & G mustered in
February 4 Company H mustered in
February 6 Company K mustered in
February 13 Company M mustered in
March 4 Moved to Washington, D.C. then to Belle Plains, Va. and attached to 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, D.C., operating as unmounted infantry.
May 15-June 12 Rapidan Campaign. Assigned to Provisional Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
May 15-21
Spotsylvania Court House
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
May 31 Hanover Court House
June 1-12 Cold Harbor. Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps
June 3 Bethesda Church
June Assigned to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps
June 16-18 Before Petersburg
June 16 – April 2 Siege of Petersburg
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg
August 18-21 Weldon Railroad
September Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps
September 29-October 2 Poplar Springs Church
October 4 Pegram’s Farm
October 27-28 Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run
November 16 The regiment was mounted and attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac
December 1 Stony Creek Station
December 7-12 Raid on Weldon Railroad, known as Warren’s Hicksford Raid
December 9-10 Bellefield, Hatcher’s Run
February 5-7 Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
March 30-31 Dinwiddie Court House
April 1
Five Forks
April 3 Namozine Church
April 4 Jettersville
April 5 Amelia Springs and Jarrett’s Station
April 6 Sailor’s Creek, Harper’s Farm, Gravelly Run and Deatonville Road
April 7 Farmville
April 8 Pamplin Station
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

April 23-29 Expedition to Danville to cooperate with General Sherman
May Provost duty in Sub-District of the Appomattox, District of the Nottaway, Dept. of Virginia
August 10 Mustered out