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
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.:
Maintained by Sue Greenhagen.