165th New York Infantry

   

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Muster In: Organized at New York City November, 1862.1
Muster Out: Mustered out September 1, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel Gouverneur Carr (?)
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | First Division | XIX Corps | Union Army (July 19-28, 1864)7,8,9

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Gouverneur Carr (July 4, 1864)(but was he in command at the Siege of Petersburg?)10
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The 165th New York arrived at Ft. Monroe and City Point on July 18, 1864. They then camped at Bermuda Hundred July 19 and waited for rest of brigade. They moved at 1 pm, July 23 for the James River, and crossed to Deep Bottom on the night of July 23-24, working on earthworks July 24-25. They were ordered back to Bermuda Hundred and moved there July 27, boarding a steamer for DC. They reached Ft. Monroe July 28, and then moved to Washington, D.C., July by 29.11,12

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.13

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.14

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.15

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.16

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.17

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.18

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles19:

  • Movement to New Orleans, thence to Fortress Monroe, Va., …July [5-19].
  • Camped at Bermuda Hundred July 19-23, waiting for rest of brigade.20,21
  • Deep Bottom July 23-27, 1864.22,23
  • Left Bermuda Hundred and moved to Washington, D. C. July 28-29, 1864.24,25
  • Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

      Links:

      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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      4. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 165th New York Entry, Page 8; 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.
      5. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      6. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 165th New York Entry, Page 8; 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.
      7. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      8. NY AGO. History of the Second Battalion Duryee Zouaves, One Hundred and Sixty-fifth Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry (New York?: 1905), p. 32: “July 18. Cleared up; quite pleasant; arrived at Fortress Monroe ; hospital boat came alongside ; reported healthy ; sailed up the James River, arriving at City Point 6 P.M. July 19. Went up to Bermuda Hundred and landed; camped, waiting for rest of the brigade….July 28. Arrived at Fort Monroe at 1 P.M. July 29. Went up the Potomac, arriving at Sixth street, Washington, D. C., at 3 P.M., paraded up Pennsylvania avenue, past the White House, Georgetown, and camped near Chain Bridge.”
      9. See this 173rd New York web site for the letters of Gus Conklin.  His letter on July 30 provides great insight into what the 173rd New York was doing while at the Siege of Petersburg.
      10. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLI, Part 2 (Serial Number 84), pp. 66-67
      11. NY AGO. History of the Second Battalion Duryee Zouaves, One Hundred and Sixty-fifth Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry (New York?: 1905), p. 26: “July 18. Cleared up; quite pleasant; arrived at Fortress Monroe ; hospital boat came alongside ; reported healthy ; sailed up the James River, arriving at City Point 6 P.M. July 19. Went up to Bermuda Hundred and landed; camped, waiting for rest of the brigade….July 28. Arrived at Fort Monroe at 1 P.M. July 29. Went up the Potomac, arriving at Sixth street, Washington, D. C., at 3 P.M., paraded up Pennsylvania avenue, past the White House, Georgetown, and camped near Chain Bridge.”
      12. See this 173rd New York web site for the letters of Gus Conklin.  His letter on July 30 provides great insight into what the 173rd New York was doing while at the Siege of Petersburg.
      13. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      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. NY AGO. History of the Second Battalion Duryee Zouaves, One Hundred and Sixty-fifth Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry (New York?: 1905), p. 26: “July 1 8. Cleared up; quite pleasant; arrived at Fortress Monroe ; hospital boat came alongside ; reported healthy ; sailed up the James River, arriving at City Point 6 P.M. July 19. Went up to Bermuda Hundred and landed; camped, waiting for rest of the brigade….July 28. Arrived at Fort Monroe at 1 P.M. July 29. Went up the Potomac, arriving at Sixth street, Washington, D. C., at 3 P.M., paraded up Pennsylvania avenue, past the White House, Georgetown, and camped near Chain Bridge.”
      21. See this 173rd New York web site for the letters of Gus Conklin.  His letter on July 30 provides great insight into what the 173rd New York was doing while at the Siege of Petersburg.
      22. NY AGO. History of the Second Battalion Duryee Zouaves, One Hundred and Sixty-fifth Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry (New York?: 1905), p. 26: “July 1 8. Cleared up; quite pleasant; arrived at Fortress Monroe ; hospital boat came alongside ; reported healthy ; sailed up the James River, arriving at City Point 6 P.M. July 19. Went up to Bermuda Hundred and landed; camped, waiting for rest of the brigade….July 28. Arrived at Fort Monroe at 1 P.M. July 29. Went up the Potomac, arriving at Sixth street, Washington, D. C., at 3 P.M., paraded up Pennsylvania avenue, past the White House, Georgetown, and camped near Chain Bridge.”
      23. See this 173rd New York web site for the letters of Gus Conklin.  His letter on July 30 provides great insight into what the 173rd New York was doing while at the Siege of Petersburg.
      24. NY AGO. History of the Second Battalion Duryee Zouaves, One Hundred and Sixty-fifth Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry (New York?: 1905), p. 26: “July 18. Cleared up; quite pleasant; arrived at Fortress Monroe ; hospital boat came alongside ; reported healthy ; sailed up the James River, arriving at City Point 6 P.M. July 19. Went up to Bermuda Hundred and landed; camped, waiting for rest of the brigade….July 28. Arrived at Fort Monroe at 1 P.M. July 29. Went up the Potomac, arriving at Sixth street, Washington, D. C., at 3 P.M., paraded up Pennsylvania avenue, past the White House, Georgetown, and camped near Chain Bridge.”
      25. See this 173rd New York web site for the letters of Gus Conklin.  His letter on July 30 provides great insight into what the 173rd New York was doing while at the Siege of Petersburg.

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