114th NYSV, Regimental Archive


Regimental Sketch from New York in the War of the Rebellion


ONE HUNDRED AND FOURTEENTH REGIMENT OF INFANTRY, vol. 4, page 3335-36. July 21, 1862, Mr. Elisha B. Smith, of Chenango, was appointed Colonel and authorized to recruit this regiment in the counties of Chenango, Cortland and Madison, with headquarters at Norwich, where the regiment was organized, and, September 3, 1862,mustered in the service of the United States for three years. The men not to be mustered out with the regiment were transferred, June 3, 1865, to the 90th Infantry. The companies were recruited principally: A and H at Oxford; B and C at Norwich; D at Eaton and Lebanon; E at Greene; F at Sherburne and New Berlin; G at Hamilton and Brookfield; I at Otselic; and K at Cazenovia; and a few men were enlisted in Cortland county. The regiment left the State September 8, 1862; it served at and near Baltimore, Md., in 8th Corps, from September 9, 1862; at Newport News, Norfolk and Fort Monroe, Va., 7th Corps, from November 9, 1862; sailed in Banks' Louisiana forces from December4, 1862; served in 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps, from January, 1863, but mostlydetached from it at Brashear City, New Iberia, Opelousas and Berwick City, La.; before Port Hudson, La., with its brigade from May 31, 1863; in the Reserves Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps, from August, 1863; in 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps, from September, 1863; in 1st Brigade, same division and corps, from February, 1864; and it was honorably discharged and mustered out, under Col. Samuel R. Per Lee, June 8, 1865, near Washington, D.C. During its service the regiment lost by death, killed in action, 4 officers, 64 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 5 officers, 50 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 2 officers, 168 enlisted men; total, 11 officers, 282 enlisted men; aggregate, 293; of whom 8 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy; and it took part in the following engagements, etc.:

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