182nd Infantry Regiment
Sixty-ninth Regiment, National Guard Artillery; First Regiment, Corcoran Irish
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed.
Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.
Mustered in: November 17, 1862
Mustered out: July 15, 1865
This regiment, Col. Mathew Murphy, was organized as the first regiment of
the Corcoran Brigade, in New York city, in August, 1862, largely of members
of the 69th Regiment of the National Guard of the State, returning from their
three months' service as such. November 17, 1862, the organization of the regiment — Sixty-ninth National Guard Artillery — was completed at Newport
News, Va., by adding to it the men enlisted for the sixth regiment of the Corcoran
Brigade, except those of Company D. The reorganized regiment was mustered in
the service of the United States for three years November 17, 1862, at Newport
News, Va., and the companies were recruited principally in New York city. March
21, 1864, the War Department gave the regiment the designa-tion, 182d Regiment
N. Y. Volunteers.
The regiment left the State November 10, 1862; it served at Newport News,
Va., from November, 1862; in Corcoran's Brigade, Peck's Division, Department
of Virginia, at Suffolk, from December, 1862; in Murphy's Brigade, Corcoran's
Division, 7th Corps, from March, 1863; in 1st Brigade, King's Division, 22d
Corps, defenses of Washington, from July 16, 1863; in 2d Brigade, 3d, Tyler's,
Division, 22d Corps, from December, 1863; in 2d Brigade, Tyler's Division, 22d
Corps, from January, 1864; in the 4th Brigade, 2d Division, 2d Corps, from May
17, 1864; in the 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 2d Corps, from June 26, 1864; and
it was mustered out and honorably discharged, under Lieut.-Col. John Coonan,
July 15, 1865, near Washington, D. C.
During its service the regiment lost by death, killed
in action, 5 officers, 55 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 3 officers,
24 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 53 enlisted men; total, 8 officers,
132 enlisted men; aggregate, 140; of whom 15 enlisted men died in the hands
of the enemy.
Battles and Casualties Table from Phisterer
NY Volunteer Infantry
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