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14th New York Infantry

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14th New York Infantry Soldier Roster - Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York For the Year 1893, Volume 19     View the Entire Book

Regimental History
Fourteenth New York Infantry. — Col., James McQuade. Lieut.-Cols., Charles A. Johnson, Charles H. Skillon, Thomas M. Davies; Majs., Charles H. Skillon, Charles B. Young, Thomas M. Davies, Lewis Michaels. The 14th, known as the 1st Oneida county regiment, was organized at Utica and contained five companies from that city, one from Rome, one from Boonville, one from Syracuse, one from Lowville and one from Hudson. It was mustered into the U. S. service at Albany, May 17, 1861, for a two years' term, and left the state for Washington on June 18. For a month it was stationed on Meridian hill and on July 22 was assigned to the 1st brigade, 2nd division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, then encamped on Arlington heights. Winter quarters were established on Miner's hill and on March 13, 1862, the 14th was transferred to the 2nd brigade, 1st division, 3d corps, Army of the Potomac, and served with that brigade in the Peninsular campaign until May, when it became a part of the 2nd brigade, 1st division, 5th provisional corps. It bore a prominent part in the Seven Days' battles, 125 members being among the dead and wounded at Malvern hill. Camp at Harrison's landing followed and then the Maryland campaign, in which the regiment was held in reserve during the bloody battle of Antietam. It was again active at Fredericksburg, with a loss of 35 killed, wounded and missing, after which it spent a quiet winter in camp near Falmouth and upon the expiration of its term of service was mustered out at Utica, May 24, 1863. The three years' men were transferred to the 44th and later to the 140th N. Y. The total loss of the regiment during its term of service was 85 by death from wounds, and 44 from other causes.

Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 2

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