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The 9th New York Heavy Artillery Regiment was a regiment in the American Civil War.

History[]

It was formerly the 138th infantry, reassigned to the 9th Heavy Artillery on December 19, 1862. On February 5, 1863, the 22d N.Y. Volunteer Battery was transferred to the regiment as Company M. Company L was organized in Albany between November 4 and December 9, 1863.

Timeline[]

  • September 1862-August 1863: The Regiment stationed near Washington DC [1](Forts Bunker Hill, Kearney, Mansfield, and Reno)
  • August 1863-May 1864: Fort Foote was built[2]
  • May 18, 1864: Joined the Army of the Potomac
  • May through June: Rapidan Campaign
  • May 26: North Anna River North Anna
  • May 26-28: On line of the Pamunky River
  • May 28-31: Totopotomoy Creek Totopotomy
  • June 1-12: Cold Harbor Cold Harbor [3]
  • June 1-3: Bethesda Church
  • June 18-19: Before Petersburg
  • June 22-23: Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad Jerusalem Plank Road
  • July 6-8: Move to Baltimore
  • July 9: Battle of Monocacy
  • August 7 - November 28: Shenandoah Valley Campaign
  • August 21-22: Near Charlestown
  • August 29: Charlestown
  • September 19: Battle of Winchester Winchester
  • September 22: Fisher’s Hill Fisher's Hill
  • October 19: Battle of Cedar Creek [4]
  • Through December: Duty at Kernstown
  • December 3: Moved to Washington, DC, then to Petersburg
  • December 1864-April 1865: Siege of Petersburg Petersburg National Battlefield (National Park Service),[5]
  • March 25, 1865: Fort Fisher
  • March 28-April 9: Appomattox Campaign
  • April 2: Assault and fall of Petersburg [6]
  • April 5: Amelia Springs
  • April 6: Sailor’s Creek
  • April 9: Appomattox Court House: surrender of Lee and his Army
  • April 17-27: Expedition to Danville
  • Till June: Duty at Danville and Richmond
  • June 8: Corps Review

Regiment losses[]

Regiment losses included 10 Officers and 204 Enlisted men killed or mortally wounded. 247 Enlisted men died by disease. The total deaths were 461 Total, not including wounded casualties.

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