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New York 120th Infantry, Company K (Union)

8/22/62

Organized - New York 120th Infantry, Company K - New York

7/1/63

Battle - Gettysburg - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg
Gettysburg

In the summer of 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee launched his second invasion of the Northern states. Lee sought to capitalize on recent Confederate victories and defeat the Union army on Northern soil, which he hoped would force the Lincoln administration to negotiate for peace. Lee also sought to take the war out of the ravaged Virginia farmland and gather supplies for his Army of Northern Virginia. Using the Shenandoah Valley as cover for his army, Lee was pursued first by Union Maj. Gen. Joseph Ho…READ MORE

10/10/63

Battle - James City, Virginia

6/3/65

Mustered Out - New York 120th Infantry, Company K - New York

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