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  • Organized at Camp Olden, Trenton, NJ: September 13 to October 15, 1861
  • Left State for Washington, DC: December 4, 1861

Attached to 3rd Brigade, Casey's Division, Army of the Potomac: to January, 1862

  • Camp on Bladensburg Pike: December 4-14, 1861,
  • and on Meridian Hill, Defences of Washington, DC: till January 4, 1862
  • Moved to Annapolis, MD: January 4, 1862

2nd Brigade, Burnside's North Carolina Expeditionary Corps: to April, 1862

  • Burnside's Expedition to Roanoke Island and Hatteras Inlet: January 5-February 8
  • Battle of Roanoke Island: February 8
    CWSAC Battle Summary
  • Duty at Roanoke Island: till March 11
  • Expedition to Winton: February 18-20
  • Skirmish at Winton: February 19
  • Expedition to New Berne, NC: March 11-14
  • Battle of New Berne: March 14
    CWSAC Battle Summary

1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Dept. of North Carolina: to July, 1862

  • At Newport Barracks and siege operations against Fort Macon: April 1-26
  • Newport, NC: April 7
  • Bombardment and capture of Fort Macon: April 25-26
    CWSAC Battle Summary

2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862

  • Expedition to Young's Cross Roads: July 26-29 (6 Companies)
  • Young's Cross Roads: July 27
  • Reconnoissance from Newberne to Swansborough: August 14-15 (Detachment)
  • Duty at New Berne: till December
  • Expedition to Tarboro: November 1-12
  • Action at Rawle's Mills: November 2
  • Demonstration on New Berne: November 11

Heckman's Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina: to January, 1863

1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina: to February, 1863

  • Expedition to Port Royal, SC: January 28-31, 1863

1st Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of the South: to April, 1863

  • At St. Helena Island, SC: February 9-April 4

District of Beaufort, NC, Dept. of North Carolina: to June, 1863

  • Expedition against Charleston, SC: April 4-10
  • Moved from Hilton Head, SC, to New Berne, NC: April 12-16
  • Expedition to relief of Little Washington, NC: April 17-23
  • Moved to Carolina City: April 25 and duty there till June

Jourdan's Independent Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina: to July, 1863

District of Beaufort, NC. Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina: to October, 1863

  • Expedition to Trenton: July 4-8
  • Free Bridge Comfort (or Quaker Bridge): July 6
  • Expedition from Newport Barracks to Cedar Point and White Oak River: June 13-16
  • At New Berne: July 26-August 26,
  • and at Carolina City: till October 18

Heckman's Command, Newport News, VA, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1864

  • Moved to Newport News, VA: October 18-20,
  • and duty there: till January 31, 1864

3rd Brigade, Heckman's Division, Portsmouth, VA, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to April, 1864

  • Regiment Veteranize: January 21 1864
  • and Veterans on furlough: January 31-March 17
  • Skirmishes on Ballahock or Bear Quarter Road and at Deep Creek: February 29-March 1
  • Ballahock Station, near Dismal Swamp: March 1
  • Deep Creek: March 2

2nd Brigade, Portsmouth, VA, April, 1864

  • At Portsmouth and Getty's Station: till April 26
  • Expedition to Isle of Wight County: April 13-15
  • Smithfield, Cherry Grove; April 14
  • Moved to Yorktown: April 26

1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to September, 1864

  • Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond: May 4-28
  • Occupation of Bermuda Hundred: May 5
  • Port Walthal Junction: May 6-7
    CWSAC Battle Summary
  • Swift Creek: May 9-10
    CWSAC Battle Summary
  • Operations against Fort Darling: May 12-16
  • Battle of Drury's Bluff: May 14-16
  • Bermuda Hundred: May 16-28
  • Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor: May 28-June 1
  • Battles about Cold Harbor: June 1-12
    CWSAC Battle Summary
  • Before Petersburg: June 15-18
    CWSAC Battle Summary
  • Siege of Petersburg: June 16-September 17
  • Mine Explosion, Petersburg: July 30 (Reserve)
    CWSAC Battle Summary

District of Beaufort, NC, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to January, 1865

  • Embarked for North Carolina: September 17,
  • arriving at Morehead City and Carolina City: September 21,
  • and duty there: till December 5
  • Non-Veterans left front: October 21,
  • and mustered out at Trenton, N. J.: December 7, 1864
  • Moved to Newberne, NC: December 5,
  • thence to Plymouth, NC
  • Expedition to Williamston: December 9-14
  • Expedition up the Roanoke: December 22-24
  • At Plymouth, NC: till January 7

Sub-District of Beaufort, NC, Dept. of North Carolina: to February, 1865

1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Beaufort, NC: to March, 1865

  • Expedition to Hard's Island: February 1-5 (Cos. "B," "E," "H" and "I")
  • Moved to Carolina City: January 7,
  • and duty there: till March 4

2nd Brigade, District of Beaufort, NC, to April, 1865

Campaign of the Carolinas: March 1-April 26

  • Advance on Kinston: March 4-14
  • Battle of Wise's Forks: March 8-10
    CWSAC Battle Summary
  • Occupation of Kinston: March 14,
  • and garrison there: till March 19
  • Occupation of Goldsboro: March 21
  • Provost duty at Goldsboro: till April 10
  • Advance on Raleigh: April 10-14
  • Occupation of Raleigh: April 14
  • Bennett's House: April 26
  • Surrender of Johnston and his army

2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1865

  • At Raleigh till: May 2,
  • and at Greensboro: till July. (Co. "G" at Charlotte and Co. "I" guard duty at Salisbury)
  • Mustered out at Greensboro, NC: July 12, 1865



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