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New York 6th Cavalry (Union)

Muster
  • Muster In Date:Sep 1, 1861
  • Muster Out Date:Jun 17, 1865
Other
  • Aliases:
    • 2nd Ira Harris Guard, New York
    • Ira Harris Cavalry, New York
  • Leaders:
    • Brigadier General Israel B. Richardson
    • Brigadier General John Buford
    • Brigadier General Thomas Devin
    • Brigadier General Wesley Merritt
    • Captain George E. Farmer
    • Colonel Charles Lane Fitzhugh
    • Colonel Thomas C. Devin
    • Colonel Thomas Devin
    • Major Harrison White
    • Major William E. Beardsley
Battles
Name
Start Date
End Date
Duration
Place
GlendaleJun 30, 1862Jun 30, 1862< 1 dayHenrico County, Virginia
WilliamsportJul 6, 1863Jul 16, 186310 day(s)Washington County, Maryland
Malvern HillJul 1, 1862Jul 1, 1862< 1 dayHenrico County, Virginia
BerryvilleSep 3, 1864Sep 4, 18641 day(s)Clarke County, Virginia
GettysburgJul 1, 1863Jul 3, 18632 day(s)Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
AntietamSep 17, 1862Sep 17, 1862< 1 daySharpsburg, Maryland
Old ChurchMay 30, 1864May 30, 1864< 1 dayHanover County, Virginia
FredericksburgDec 13, 1862Dec 13, 1862< 1 dayFredericksburg, Virginia
Dinwiddie Court HouseMar 31, 1865Mar 31, 1865< 1 dayDinwiddie 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
Third WinchesterSep 19, 1864Sep 19, 1864< 1 dayFrederick County, Virginia; Winchester, Virginia
Five ForksApr 1, 1865Apr 1, 1865< 1 dayFive Forks, Virginia
Spotsylvania Court HouseMay 8, 1864May 21, 186413 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Appomattox Court HouseApr 9, 1865Apr 9, 1865< 1 dayAppomattox Court House, Virginia
ChancellorsvilleApr 30, 1863May 6, 18636 day(s)Spotsylvania County, Virginia
South MountainSep 14, 1862Sep 14, 1862< 1 dayFrederick County, Maryland; Washington County, Maryland; Boonsboro, Maryland
Cedar CreekOct 19, 1864Oct 19, 1864< 1 dayFrederick County, Virginia; Shenandoah County, Virginia; Warren County, Virginia
Waynesboro, VirginiaMar 2, 1865Mar 2, 1865< 1 dayAugusta County, Virginia
Berryville, VirginiaSep 4, 1864Sep 4, 1864< 1 dayBerryville, Virginia
Front Royal, VirginiaSep 25, 1864Sep 25, 1864< 1 dayFront Royal, Virginia
Newtown, VirginiaNov 12, 1864Nov 12, 1864< 1 dayNewtown, Virginia
Williamsburg, VirginiaSep 9, 1862Sep 9, 1862< 1 dayWilliamsburg, Virginia
Upperville, VirginiaNov 3, 1862Nov 3, 1862< 1 dayUpperville, Virginia
First Rappahannock StationAug 23, 1862Aug 23, 1862< 1 dayFauquier White Sulphur Springs, Virginia
Stevensburg, VirginiaOct 11, 1863Oct 11, 1863< 1 dayStevensburg, Virginia
White Post, VirginiaAug 11, 1864Aug 11, 1864< 1 dayWhite Post, Virginia
StrasburgAug 17, 1864Aug 17, 1864< 1 dayVirginia, Strasburg
Newtown, VirginiaAug 11, 1864Aug 11, 1864< 1 dayNewtown, Virginia
Front Royal, VirginiaAug 15, 1864Aug 15, 1864< 1 dayFront Royal, Virginia
Middletown, VirginiaNov 12, 1864Nov 12, 1864< 1 dayMiddletown, Virginia
West PointApr 16, 1865Apr 16, 1865< 1 dayWest Point, Georgia
Todd's TavernMay 7, 1864May 7, 1864< 1 dayTodd's Tavern, Virginia
Williamsport, MarylandJul 6, 1863Jul 6, 1863< 1 dayWilliamsport, Maryland
Five Forks, VirginiaMar 30, 1865Mar 30, 1865< 1 dayFive Forks, Virginia
Raccoon Ford, VirginiaSep 11, 1863Sep 11, 1863< 1 dayRaccoon Ford, Virginia
Berryville, VirginiaSep 14, 1864Sep 14, 1864< 1 dayBerryville, Virginia
Front Royal, VirginiaAug 15, 1864Aug 15, 1864< 1 dayFront Royal, Virginia

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