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New York 72nd Infantry (Union)

Muster
  • Muster In Date:Jul 24, 1861
  • Muster In Place:
    • Staten Island, New York
  • Muster Out Date:Oct 31, 1864
Other
  • Aliases:
    • 3rd Excelsior, New York
    • 3rd Sickles' Bridage Regiment, New York
  • Leaders:
    • Bvt MG Gershom Mott
    • Brigadier General Andrew A. Humphreys
    • Brigadier General Daniel Sickles
    • Brigadier General Joseph B. Carr
    • Brigadier General Joseph Hooker
    • Brigadier General Joseph W. Revere
    • Captain Harman J. Bliss
    • Colonel George B. Hall
    • Colonel J. Egbert Farnum
    • Colonel John S. Austin
    • Colonel Nelson Taylor
    • Colonel Robert McAllister
    • Colonel William O Stevens
    • Colonel William O. Stevens
    • Colonel William R. Brewster
    • Lieutenant Colonel John Leonard
    • Major Caspar K. Abell
    • Major John Leonard
    • Major General Hiram Berry
    • Major General Joseph Hooker
Battles
Name
Start Date
End Date
Duration
Place
GlendaleJun 30, 1862Jun 30, 1862< 1 dayHenrico County, Virginia
Totopotomoy CreekMay 28, 1864May 30, 18642 day(s)Hanover County, Virginia
Malvern HillJul 1, 1862Jul 1, 1862< 1 dayHenrico County, Virginia
Manassas GapJul 23, 1863Jul 23, 1863< 1 dayWarren County, Virginia
Bristoe StationOct 14, 1863Oct 14, 1863< 1 dayPrince William County, Virginia
GettysburgJul 1, 1863Jul 3, 18632 day(s)Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Siege of Yorktown (1862)Apr 5, 1862May 4, 186229 day(s)York County, Virginia; Newport News, Virginia
MonocacyJul 9, 1864Jul 9, 1864< 1 dayFrederick County, Maryland
Second PetersburgJun 15, 1864Jun 18, 18643 day(s)Petersburg, Virginia
FredericksburgDec 13, 1862Dec 13, 1862< 1 dayFredericksburg, Virginia
Oak GroveJun 25, 1862Jun 25, 1862< 1 dayHenrico County, Virginia
Seven PinesMay 31, 1862Jun 1, 18621 day(s)Henrico County, Virginia
Cold HarborMay 31, 1864Jun 12, 186412 day(s)Hanover County; near Mechanicsville, Virginia
White Oak SwampJun 30, 1862Jun 30, 1862< 1 dayHenrico County, Virginia
North AnnaMay 23, 1864May 26, 18643 day(s)Caroline County, Virginia; Hanover County, Virginia
Boydton Plank RoadOct 27, 1864Oct 28, 18641 day(s)Dinwiddie County, Virginia
Spotsylvania Court HouseMay 8, 1864May 21, 186413 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Mine RunNov 27, 1863Dec 2, 18635 day(s)Orange County, Virginia
WildernessMay 5, 1864May 7, 18642 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia
Savage's StationJun 29, 1862Jun 29, 1862< 1 dayHenrico County, Virginia
Second Bull RunAug 28, 1862Aug 30, 18622 day(s)Prince William County, Virginia
WilliamsburgMay 5, 1862May 5, 1862< 1 dayYork County, Virginia; James City County, Virginia; Williamsburg, Virginia
ChancellorsvilleApr 30, 1863May 6, 18636 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Malvern Hill, VirginiaJul 2, 1862Jul 2, 1862< 1 dayMalvern Hill, Virginia
Fair Oaks, VirginiaJun 1, 1862Jun 1, 1862< 1 dayFair Oaks, Virginia
Locust Grove, VirginiaNov 27, 1863Nov 27, 1863< 1 dayLocust Grove, Virginia

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