New York 90th Infantry (Union)

    01 Nov 1861

    New York 90th Infantry organized at New York.

    21 May 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Port Hudson at East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana; East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

    The Battle of Port Hudson
    The Battle of Port Hudson

    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… Read More

    12 Jul 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Kock's Plantation at Acension Parish, Louisiana.

    19 Oct 1864

    Assigned to the Regiment led by .

    19 Oct 1864

    Assigned to the Brigade led by .

    19 Oct 1864

    Assigned to the Division led by .

    19 Oct 1864

    Assigned to the Regiment led by .

    19 Oct 1864

    Participated in the Battle of Cedar Creek at Frederick County, Virginia; Shenandoah County, Virginia; Warren County, Virginia.

    The Battle of Cedar Creek
    The Battle of Cedar Creek

    Known As: Cedar Creek, Belle Grove Read More

    09 Feb 1866

    New York 90th Infantry mustered out at New York.