106th Regiment of New York Infantry

Descendants Association

(St. Lawrence County Regiment)

1st Brigade (Truex's), 3rd Division, Sixth Corps

Participants in the Breakthrough Battle at Petersburg on April 2, 1865

Fought on or near the present day grounds of Pamplin Historical Park


Organized at Ogdensburg, N. Y, and mustered in August 27, 1862. Left State for Baltimore, Md., August 28, 1862, thence ordered to New Creek, Va. Attached to Railroad District, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to September, 1862. Railroad District, West Virginia, to January, 1863. Martinsburg, W. Va., Milroy's Command, 8th Corps, Middle Dept., to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Elliott's Command, 8th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Guard and provost duty in Defenses of the Upper Potomac, with Headquarters at New Creek, Va., until June, 1863. Expedition to Greenland Gap April 15-22, 1863. Fairmont April 29. Martinsburg, W. Va., June 14. Battle of Winchester, Va., and retreat to Harper's Ferry June 14-15. Guard stores to Washington, D.C., July 1-4. Join Army of the Potomac at Frederick, Md., July 5. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Action at Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Brandy Station November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle," May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-18. Siege of Petersburg June 17-July 6. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23, Ordered to Baltimore, Md., July 6. Battle of Monocacy, Md., July 9. Expedition to Snicker's Gap, Va., July 14-24. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Battle of Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown until December. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Petersburg, Va., December 3-6. Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville, Va., April 23-27, and duty there until May 16. Moved to Richmond, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., May 16-June 2. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 27, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 127 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 166 Enlisted men by disease. Total 307.


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


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106th New York Infantry Regiment

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