Organized at Troy, N. Y., and mustered in May 14, 1861, for two years. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., May 18, 1861. Attached to Fortress Monroe, Camp Hamilton and Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863.
SERVICE.-Occupation of Newport News, Va., May 29, 1861. Action at Big Bethel June 10. Duty at Camp Hamilton and Newport News, Va., till June, 1862. Expedition up James River January 17, 1862. Action between Monitor and Merrimac in Hampton Roads March 8. Joined Army of the Potomac on the Peninsula June 5. Near Fair Oaks June 16, 18 and 21. Battle of Oak Grove June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. About Fair Oaks June 26-29. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison Landing till August 16. Malvern Hill August 5. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-26. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia, Brlstoe Station or Kettle Run August 27. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., near Fort Lyon, Fairfax Seminary and at Munson's Hill till November, and at Fairfax Station, Va., November 2-25. Operations on Orange & Alexandria Railroad November 10-12. Near Falmouth, Va., November 28-December 11. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church February 5.7. At Falmouth till April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Mustered out May 26, 1863, expiration of term.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 25 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 22 Enlisted men by disease. Total 48.
1 Source: National Park
Service, Soldiers and Sailors System; "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer,Cosmas; An Army for Empire : The United States Army in the Spanish American War by A. Graham, (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Publishing Co., 1993).