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22nd New York Infantry

"2nd Northern New York Regiment"
Organized: Troy, N.Y; mustered in June 6, 1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Albany, NY June 19, 1863
Commanding Officer:
  LCol. John McKie, Jr
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: 100
  Killed in Action (KIA): 5
  Wounded (WIA): 10
  Missing in Action (MIA): 15
  Captured (POW): 20
  Losses, % of Initial Strength: 50%

Arms:
   Springfield Rifle-Musket

Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #1: Hookers I Corps' Sweeps Down the Pike
   Detail Map #2: Hood's Division Retakes the Cornfield

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #1: First Army Corps - 16 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 6 PM
   Tablet #13: Doubleday's Division, First Army Corps - 16 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 8 PM
   Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
   Tablet #2: Doubleday's Division, First Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM
   Tablet #3: Doubleday's Division, First Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM
   Tablet #32: Phelps' Brigade, Doubleday's Division - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - First (I) Army Corps
  Division - 1st Division, I Corps
  Brigade - 1st Brigade, 1st Division, I Corps



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History of the Unit:
Organized at Troy, N.Y., and mustered in June 6, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 28. Attached to Key's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Key's Brigade, McDowell's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Augur's 1st Brigade, King's 3rd Division, McDowell's 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, King's Division, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps, Pope's Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Camp at Upton's Hill until April 9. McDowell's advance on Falmouth, Va., April 9-19. Duty at Fredericksburg, Va., until May 25. McDowell's advance on Richmond May 25-29. Operations against Jackson June 1-21. At Falmouth and Fredericksburg until August 6. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 21-23. Battles of Gainesville August 28. Groveton August 29, and 2nd Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17.

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer

In the Antietam Campaign:
The Regiment fought in the area of the [Miller] Cornfield with the rest of the 1st Brigade - the Brigade under their former CO Col Walter Phelps, Jr.. - part of the 1st Division/I Corps led by BGen Abner Doubleday.

The remainder of the War:
Duty in Maryland until October 29. Advance on Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Belle Plains until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Pollock's Mill Creek April 29-May 2. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Three years men transferred to 76th and 93rd New York Regiments Infantry. Mustered out June 19, 1863, expiration of term. Regiment lost during service 11 Officers and 62 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 28 Enlisted men by disease. Total 102.

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer

More on the Web:
Here's an online Bibliographic listing of a couple of interesting items at the Library of Congress



We have 30 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtFrazier, James WIA   09/17
APvtMurray, John MWIA   09/14
ASgtPorter, Jonathan G.KIA   09/14
APvtVan Antwerp, William WIA   09/14
APvtWright, John KIA   09/14
BPvtBurnes, Barney WIA   09/14
BPvtLackey, Oliver L.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
BPvtStickney, Charles H.KIA   09/14
BPvtVeilie, Gordon F.WIA   09/14
BPvtWilliams, Alva J.WIA   09/14
CPvtAriel, Michael WIA   09/14
CPvtHathaway, Henry W.KIA   09/14
DPvtArmstrong, E. WIA   09/17
EPvtAubin, Frank MWIA   09/14
EPvtBuswell, Wilber B.MWIA   09/14
EPvtCarpenter, Henry C.WIA   09/14
ELtCushing, Charles KIA   09/17
EPvtRoss, Jacob Died   10/14     We have some details for this person
EPvtWhitford, Joseph MWIA   09/17
FCorpPendell, Daniel KIA   09/14
FPvtSherman, Aaron Died   10/10     We have some details for this person
GPvtConnell, James KIA   09/17
GPvtNeason, John KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
GCorpVermit, Louis WIA   09/14
HPvtCampbell, Edward O.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HLtDoubleday, Charles StoneWIA   09/14     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
HPvtWhitney, Seldon L.KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
IPvtDignan, James MWIA   09/17
KSgtEvens, James KIA   09/14     We have some details for this person
F&SLColMcKie, John         We have some details for this person

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