Organized at Elmira, N. Y., and mustered in August 13, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., August 13, 1862. Attached to Whipple's Command, Defences of Washington, D. C., to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.-Maryland Campaign September 6-22, 1862. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty at Maryland Heights September 22-October 29. Picket duty at Blackford's Ford and Sharpsburg till December. March to Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-16. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Stafford Court House till April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa, July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Warrenton Junction July 5-26. Duty on line of the Rappahannock till September. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Guarding Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad till April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Operations about Rocky Faced Ridge, Tunnel Hill and Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Near Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 25. Battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. Expedition from Atlanta to Tuckum's Cross Roads October 26-29. Near Atlanta November 9. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Montieth Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Robertsville, S. C., January 29. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24, and of Raleigh April l4. Moccasin Swamp April 10. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 5, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred te 60th New York Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 87 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 131 Enlisted men by disease. Total 222.
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).