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New York 5th Cavalry (Union)

Muster
  • Muster In Date:Aug 15, 1861
  • Muster In Place:
    • New York City, New York
  • Muster Out Date:Jul 19, 1865
Other
  • Aliases:
    • 1st Ira Harris Guard, New York
    • Ira Harris Cavalry, New York
  • Leaders:
    • Brigadier General Elon J. Farnsworth
    • Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer
    • Brigadier General Judson Kilpatrick
    • Colonel Alexander Cummings McWhorter Pennington Jr.
    • Colonel Nathaniel P. Richmond
    • Major John Hammond
    • Major Theodore A. Boice
Battles
Name
Start Date
End Date
Duration
Place
WilliamsportJul 6, 1863Jul 16, 186310 day(s)Washington County, Maryland
Front RoyalMay 23, 1862May 23, 1862< 1 dayWarren County, Virginia
GettysburgJul 1, 1863Jul 3, 18632 day(s)Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
HanoverJun 30, 1863Jun 30, 1863< 1 dayHanover, Pennsylvania
Cold HarborMay 31, 1864Jun 12, 186412 day(s)Hanover County; near Mechanicsville, Virginia
Third WinchesterSep 19, 1864Sep 19, 1864< 1 dayFrederick County, Virginia; Winchester, Virginia
BoonsboroJul 8, 1863Jul 8, 1863< 1 dayWashington County, Maryland
First Rappahannock StationAug 22, 1862Aug 25, 18623 day(s)Culpeper County, Virginia; Fauquier County, Virginia
Cedar MountainAug 9, 1862Aug 9, 1862< 1 dayCulpeper County, Virginia
WildernessMay 5, 1864May 7, 18642 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia
First WinchesterMay 25, 1862May 25, 1862< 1 dayWinchester, Virginia
Second Bull RunAug 28, 1862Aug 30, 18622 day(s)Prince William County, Virginia
Cedar CreekOct 19, 1864Oct 19, 1864< 1 dayFrederick County, Virginia; Shenandoah County, Virginia; Warren County, Virginia
GainesvilleAug 17, 1864Aug 17, 1864< 1 dayGainesville, Florida
Columbia Furnace, VirginiaOct 7, 1864Oct 7, 1864< 1 dayColumbia Furnace, Virginia
White Post, VirginiaSep 3, 1864Sep 3, 1864< 1 dayWhite Post, Virginia
Middletown, VirginiaMay 24, 1862May 24, 1862< 1 dayMiddletown, Virginia
Hanover, PennsylvaniaJun 30, 1863Jun 30, 1863< 1 dayHanover, Pennsylvania
Chantilly, VirginiaMar 23, 1863Mar 23, 1863< 1 dayChantilly, Virginia
Hagerstown, MarylandJul 6, 1863Jul 6, 1863< 1 dayHagerstown, Maryland
James City, VirginiaOct 10, 1863Oct 10, 1863< 1 dayJames City, Virginia
Fairfax Court House (1861)Jun 1, 1861Jun 1, 1861< 1 dayFairfax Court House, Virginia
Greenwich, VirginiaMay 30, 1863May 30, 1863< 1 dayGreenwich, Virginia
Orange Court House, VirginiaAug 2, 1862Aug 2, 1862< 1 dayOrange Court House, Virginia
Good's FarmJun 6, 1862Jun 6, 1862< 1 dayHarrisonburg, Virginia
Bowling Green, VirginiaMay 21, 1864May 21, 1864< 1 dayBowling Green, Virginia
Cedar Creek, VirginiaNov 12, 1864Nov 12, 1864< 1 dayCedar Creek, Virginia

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