New York 1st Infantry, Company A (Union)
22 Apr 1861
New York 1st Infantry, Company A organized.
30 Jun 1862
Participated in the Battle of Glendale at Henrico County, Virginia.
Following the rear guard action at Savage's Station on June 29th, Maj. Gen. George McClellan's Army of the Potomac continued its retreat toward the safety of Harrison's Landing on the James River. On June 30th, after five days of constant fighting, the Confederate divisions of Maj. Gens. Benjamin Huger, James Longstreet, and A.P. Hill converged on the retreating Union army in the vicinity of Glendale. Longstreet’s and Hill’s attacks penetrated the Union defense near Willis Church, routing Brig. Gen. George…
25 May 1863
New York 1st Infantry, Company A mustered out.