ACU 25


14th new york state militia “the brooklyn chasseurs” zouaves(see main description for battle honours)

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Tendered services to government and left brooklyn for washington, d.C., may 18, 1861. Mustered into united states service at washington may 25, 1861. Attached to mansfield’s command, defences of washington, to june, 1861. Porter’s brigade, hunter’s division, mcdowell’s army of northeast virginia, to august, 1861. Keyes’ brigade, division of the potomac, to october, 1861. Keyes’ brigade, mcdowell’s division, army of the potomac, to march, 1862. 1st brigade, 3rd division, 1st army corps, army of the potomac, to april, 1862. 1st brigade, king’s division, dept. Of the rappahannock, to june, 1862. 1st brigade, 1st division, 3rd corps, pope’s army of virginia, to september, 1862. 1st brigade, 1st division, 1st army corps, army of the potomac, to june, 1863. 2nd brigade, 1st division, 1st army corps, to march, 1864. 2nd brigade, 4th division, 5th army corps, to june, 1864.Battles: camp at meridian hill, defences of washington, d.C., till july 2, 1861. Advance into virginia and occupation of arlington heights may 23-24. Camp near arlington house july 2-16. Advance on manassas, va., july 16-21. Battle of bull run july 21. Duty at arlington heights till september 28. Advance on munson’s and hall’s hills september 28. At upton’s hill till march, 1862. Skirmish, fall’s church road, near fairfax court house, november 18, 1861. Advance on manassas, virginia., march 10-15, 1862. Mcdowell’s advance on falmouth, virginia., april 4-19. Camp at falmouth till may 25. Mcdowell’s advance on richmond, virginia., may 25-29. Operations against jackson may 29-june 21. Duty at falmouth till august 5. Expedition to po river july 23-25. Mount. Carmel church july 23. Reconnaissance to spotsylvania court house august 5-8. March to cedar mountain march 10-11. Pope’s campaign in northern virginia august 16-september 2. Fords of the rappahannock august 20-23. Battles of gainesville august 28; groveton august 29; bull run august 30; chantilly september 2. Maryland campaign september 6-22. Battles of south mountain september 14; antietam september 16-17. At sharpsburg, maryland until october 20. March to falmouth, virginia. October 26-november 22. At brooks’ station november 22-december 8. Battle of fredericksburg, va., december 12-15. At falmouth and belle plain till april 27, 1863. “mud march” january 20-24. Expedition to port conway april 22-24. Chancellorsville campaign april 27-may 6. Operations at pollock’s mill creek april 29-may 2. Fitzhugh’s crossing april 29-30. Battle of chancellorsville may 2-5. Gettysburg pennsylvania. Campaign june 11-july 24. Battle of gettysburg, pennsylvania, july 1-3. Pursuit of lee to manassas gap, virginia, july 5-24. At rappahannock station till august 14. Duty on line of the rappahannock till october. Bristoe campaign october 9-22. Advance to line of the rappahannock november 7-8. Mine run campaign november 26-december 2. Provost duty at culpeper, virginia, december 28, 1863, to may 4, 1864. Demonstration on the rapid february 6-7. Rapidan campaign may 4-22. Battles of the wilderness may 5-7; laurel hill may 8; spotsylvania may 8-12; spotsylvania court house may 12-21. Assault on the salient may 12. Left front may 22 and arrived at brooklyn may 24. Veterans and recruits attached to 12th new york battalion may 21, then transferred to 5th new york veteran infantry june 2, 1864. Regiment mustered out june 14 to date june 6, 1864. Regiment lost during service 8 officers and 154 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 69 enlisted men by disease. A total of 231 men.The flags of this unit conform to state pattern for new york units with the national flag carrying 34 stars,. It constructed with seven red stripes and six white stripes, these were made of either silk or bunting. The flag would have borne regimental designation and, branch of service, also the letter nysm (new york state militia) appear in gold stencil upon the fourth red stripe, in line with national regulations. Although in this example the unit maintained its original regimental number 14.. The regimental flag is fielded on a dark blue background and features a stylized version of the state arms. The inscription along the bottom of the flag reads, “the price of liberty is eternal vigilance.” both flags carry no battle honours.