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New York 23rd Infantry (Union)


Organized - New York 23rd Infantry - New York


Battle - Second Bull Run - Prince William County, Virginia

Second Bull Run
Second Bull Run

After the early summer collapse of the Union Peninsula Campaign offensive to capture Richmond, Robert E. Lee sought to move his army north and threaten Washington DC before Union forces could regroup.READ MORE


Battle - South Mountain - Frederick County, Maryland; Washington County, Maryland; Boonsboro, Maryland

South Mountain
South Mountain

After his success at Second Manassas, Gen. Robert E. Lee led the Army of Northern Virginia north across the Potomac River on an invasion of Maryland in September of 1862. Lee divided his army, sending a portion of it into western Maryland while Lieut. Gen. Stonewall Jackson's wing attempted to capture the Federal garrison at Harper's Ferry. The bold plan was jeopardized on September 13th when a mislaid copy of Lee's orders revealing the Confederates' plans was given to Union commander Maj. Gen. George B. M…READ MORE


Battle - Antietam - Sharpsburg, Maryland


The Army of the Potomac, under the command of Maj. Gen. George McClellan, mounted a series of powerful assaults against General Robert E. Lee's forces along Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17th, 1862.READ MORE


Battle - Fredericksburg - Fredericksburg, Virginia


In early November, Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside took command of the Army of the Potomac, and made immediate plans to move the army once again toward Richmond.READ MORE


Battle - Chancellorsville - Spotsylvania County, Virginia


On April 27, 1863, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker launched a turning movement designed to pry Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia out of its lines at Fredericksburg.READ MORE


Mustered Out - New York 23rd Infantry - New York


Battle - Gainesville - Gainesville, Florida

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