91st New York Infantry Regiment

"Albany Regiment"

Organized at Albany, N.Y., September to December, 1861.
Left State for Washington, D.C., January 9, 1862; thence moved to Pensacola, Fla.
Attached to Brannan's Command, District of Florida, to March, 1862.
District of Key West, Fla., Dept. of the South, to August, 1862.
District of West Florida, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1862.
Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863.
1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863.
2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, to March, 1863.
1st Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, to July, 1863.
Garrison at Fort Jackson, Defenses of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1864.
Defenses of Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to February, 1865.
1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.
3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1865.


Duty at Key West, Fort Pickens and Pensacola, Fla., until December, 1862.
Expedition from Pensacola to Bagdad and Milton, Fla., August 7-10 (Cos. "I" and "K").
Action at Gonzales, Fla., October 27.
Ordered to New Orleans, La., December
thence to Baton Rouge, La., and occupation of that city December 17


Duty at Baton Rouge, La., until March, 1863.
Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27.
Moved to Donaldsonville March 26, thence to Brashear City.
Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14
Teche Campaign - Fort Bisland April 11-20
Madam Porter's and McWilliams' Plantations at Indian Bend April 13
Irish Bend April 14
Vermillion Bayou April 17
Opelousas April 20
Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9
Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14
Surrender of Port Hudson July 9
Bayou LaFourche
Kock's Plantation
Duty at Fort Jackson, Defenses of New Orleans, as garrison from July, 1863, to August, 1864.


On Veteran furlough until October
Duty at Baltimore, Md., Middle Department, until February, 1865


Ordered to join Army of the Potomac before Petersburg, Va.
Siege of Petersburg March 1-April 2.
Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9
Lewis's Farm , near Gravelly Run, March 29
Boydton and White Oak Road March 30-31
Five Forks April 1
Fall of Petersburg April 2
Pursuit of Lee April 3-9
Appomattox Courthouse April 9
Surrender of Lee and his army.
March to Washington, D.C., May 1-12.
Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington until July.
(Co. "E" detached at Baltimore, Md., October, 1864, to July, 1865.)
Mustered out July 3, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 110 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 184 Enlisted men by disease. Total 298

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer

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