Tuesday, March 4, 2014

99th New York Infantry: The "Union Coast Guard"-- Part 7: 1864

OPERATIONS IN 1864: //// JAN. 18TH TO FEB. 10TH: Operations around New Berne, NC against Confederate General W.H.C. Whiting. //// JAN. 31ST-FEB. 1ST: Smithfield, Virginia, detachment. Capt. Frederick Rowe wounded and captured. Also 41 enlisted captured. (I have been writing a lot about this action) //// FEB. 1ST: Action at Batchelor's Creek. Captain David Bailey and Lt. James Fleming and 52 men captured. //// FEB. 2ND: Action at Beech Grove. Three captured. //// JUNE 14TH: Old members mustered out and the regiment consolidated into Companies A-D. //// More 1864 to Come. --Old Secesh

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