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New York 103rd Infantry (Union)

11/1/61

Organized - New York 103rd Infantry - New York

9/14/62

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

9/17/62

Leadership Change - Division - Brigadier General Isaac P. Rodman

Brigadier GeneralIsaac P. Rodman

9/17/62

Battle - Antietam - Sharpsburg, Maryland

Antietam
Antietam

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

12/13/62

Battle - Fredericksburg - Fredericksburg, Virginia

Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg

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

1/30/63

Battle - Deserted House - Suffolk, Virginia

4/11/63

Leadership Change - Regiment - Colonel Benjamin Ringold

4/11/63

Leadership Change - Brigade - Colonel Harrison S. Fairchild, and Colonel Rush C. Hawkins

4/11/63

Leadership Change - Division - Brigadier General George W. Getty

Brigadier GeneralGeorge W. Getty

4/11/63

Leadership Change - Regiment - Colonel Benjamin Ringold

4/11/63

Battle - Siege of Suffolk - Suffolk, Virginia

7/2/64

Battle - Fort Johnson - James Island, South Carolina

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Regiment - Major Joseph Morrison

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Brigade - Colonel Wilhelm Heine, and Lieutenant Colonel Thompson D. Hart

ColonelWilhelm Heine

Lieutenant ColonelThompson D. Hart

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Division - Colonel J. Howard Kitching, and Colonel Wilhelm Heine

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Division - Colonel J. Howard Kitching

10/19/64

Battle - Cedar Creek - Frederick County, Virginia; Shenandoah County, Virginia; Warren County, Virginia

Cedar Creek
Cedar Creek

Also known as: Cedar Creek, Belle GroveREAD MORE

4/2/65

Battle - Third Petersburg - Dinwiddie County, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia

Third Petersburg
Third Petersburg

With the Confederate defeat at Five Forks on April 1st, Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Maj. Gen. George Meade ordered a general assault against the Petersburg lines by the Second, Ninth, Sixth and Twenty-Fourth Corps to take place April 2nd. In the pre-dawn darkness, the Union infantry gained a successful breakthrough where Maj. Gen. Horatio G. Wright's advancing Sixth Corps met the Confederate lines held by Maj. Gen. A. P. Hill near the Boydton Plank Road. Hill was killed trying to reach his troops in t…READ MORE

4/9/65

Battle - Appomattox Court House - Appomattox Court House, Virginia

Appomattox Court House
Appomattox Court House

Between 26,000 and 28,000 Confederate soldiers surrendered and were paroled.READ MORE

12/7/65

Mustered Out - New York 103rd Infantry - New York

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