New York 90th Infantry, Company B (Union)
01 Nov 1861
New York 90th Infantry, Company B organized at New York.
21 May 1863
Participated in the Battle of Port Hudson at East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana; East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.
In cooperation with Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's final offensive against Vicksburg, Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks's army moved against the Confederate stronghold at Port Hudson on the Mississippi River. Like Vicksburg, Port Hudson was located atop high bluffs at the river bank that commanded the river. On May 11th, Banks learned that some Confederates had been moved from Port Hudson to support the forces defending Vicksburg, so he sought to move upon the garrison before those troops could be replaced. Banks…
19 Oct 1864
Participated in the Battle of Cedar Creek at Frederick County, Virginia; Shenandoah County, Virginia; Warren County, Virginia.
Known As: Cedar Creek, Belle Grove
09 Feb 1866
New York 90th Infantry, Company B mustered out at New York.