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Muster In: Organized under authority of the War Department at Camp Scott, Staten Island, N.Y., as 5th Regiment, Sickles’ Brigade. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 20, 1861.1
Muster Out: Regiment mustered out before Petersburg, Va., by Companies as follows: Company “D” June 19, Company “A” June 21, Company “B” June 26, Company “G” June 28, Company “C” July 6, Companies “E,” “F,” “H,” “I” and “K” August 3, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 40th Regiment New York Infantry August 3 as Companies “G” and “H.”2

Commander(s):
Major Abram L. Lockwood (of the 120th New York?)
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Fourth Brigade | Third Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Fourth Brigade | Third Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army6,7

Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army10,11

  • Commander: N/A (July 31, 1864)12
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The remaining five companies of the 74th New York were attached to the 73rd New York during the Third Offensive.13
  • Note: Regiment mustered out before Petersburg, Va., by Companies as follows: Company “D” June 19, Company “A” June 21, Company “B” June 26, Company “G” June 28, Company “C” July 6, Companies “E,” “F,” “H,” “I” and “K” August 3, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 40th Regiment New York Infantry August 3 as Companies “G” and “H.”14

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.15

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.16

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.17

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.18

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.19

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.20

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles21:

  • Before Petersburg June 16-19.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 16 to August 3.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23.
  • Demonstration north of the James July 27-29.
  • Deep Bottom July 27-28.
  • Regiment mustered out before Petersburg, Va., by Companies as follows: Company “D” June 19, Company “A” June 21, Company “B” June 26, Company “G” June 28, Company “C” July 6, Companies “E,” “F,” “H,” “I” and “K” August 3, 1864.
  • Veterans and Recruits transferred to 40th Regiment New York Infantry August 3 as Companies “G” and “H.”

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

      Sources:

      1. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      2. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      3. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), p. 222
      4. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 544
      5. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 74th New York Entry, Page 117; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
      6. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), p. 222
      7. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 544
      8. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 544
      9. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 74th New York Entry, Page 117; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
      10. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), page 253
      11. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), page 731
      12. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), page 731: The remaining 5 companies of the 74th New York was attached to the 73rd New York at this time.
      13. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), page 731
      14. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      15. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      16. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      17. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      18. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      19. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      20. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      21. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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