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First Brigade, Second Division

Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, 14th New York State Militia

Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, 14th New York State Militia

Fourteenth New York State Militia/Eighty-fourth New York Infantry

Arrived at Washington, D. C., 19 May, 1861. Mustered in United States service for three years 23 May, 16 July, and 4 August, 1861, dated 1 August, 1861. Redesignated Eighty-fourth New York Infantry 7 December, 1861

COLONEL A M WOOD
A M Wood was appointed colonel, 14th New York State Militia, on 13 April, 1858, dated 30 March, 1858, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 23 May, 1861. Colonel A M Wood, 14th New York State Militia, was severely wounded and captured at the first battle of Bull Run on 21 July, 1861.

LIEUTENANT COLONEL E B FOWLER
E B Fowler was appointed lieutenant colonel, 14th New York State Militia, on 27 April, 1861, dated 19 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 23 May, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, 14th New York State Militia, was killed at the first battle of first Bull Run on 21 July, 1861.

MAJOR J JOURDAN
J Jourdan was appointed major, 14th New York State Militia, on 27 April, 1861, dated 19 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 23 May, 1861.

Company A: CAPT. R B JORDAN
The company was accepted in state service for three years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 18 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 23 May, 1861. Captain R B Jordan, 14th New York State Militia, Company A, was wounded at the first battle of Bull Run on 21 July, 1861.
Company B: CAPT. G MALLORY
The company was accepted in state service for three years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 18 April, 1861, and was mustered in state service for three years on on 4 May, 1861, dated 2 May, 1861. The company was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 23 May, 1861.
Company C City Grenadiers: CAPT. D MYERS
The company was accepted in state service for three years, under the command of Captain W M Burnett, at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 18 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 23 May, 1861. Captain W M Burnett, 14th New York State Militia, Company D, was discharged at Camp Wood, J B Haw's farm, west of Seventh Street Turnpike, north of Boundary Street, Washington, D. C., on 30 June, 1861, and First Lieutenant D Myers, 14th New York State Militia, Company C, was appointed captain, 14th New York State Militia, Company D, on 8 July, 1861, dated 1 July, 1861.
Company D: CAPT. C F BALDWIN
The company was accepted in state service for three years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 18 May, 1861, dated 18 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 23 May, 1861. Captain C F Baldwin, 14th New York State Militia, Company D, was wounded at the first battle of Bull Run on 21 July, 1861.
Company E: CAPT. W L B STEARS
The company was accepted and mustered in state service for years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 18 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 23 May, 1861.
Company F: CAPT. A G A HARNickell
The company was accepted in state service for three years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 2/4 May, 1861, dated 18 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 23 May, 1861.
Company G: CAPT. G PLASS
The company was accepted in state service for three years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 28 April, dated 25 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 23 May, 1861. Captain G Plass, 14th New York State Militia, Company G, was wounded at the first battle of Bull Run on 21 July, 1861.
Company H: CAPT. W H DEBEOVISE
The company was accepted and mustered in state service for three years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 18 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Army, in the afternoon on 23 May, 1861.
Company I: CAPT. A W H GILL
The company was accepted in state service for three years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 1 July, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Washington, D. C., by First Lieutenant H A Hascall, 5th United States Artillery, on 4 August, 1861, dated 1 August, 1861. First Lieutenant & Adjutant A W H Gill, 14th New York State Militia, was appointed captain, 14th New York State Militia, Company I, on 1 August, 1861.
Company K: CAPT. C H MORRIS
The company was accepted in state service for three years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, dated July, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years at Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 16 July, 1861. Second Lieutenant C H Morris, 14th New York State Militia, Company H, was appointed captain, 14th New York State Militia, Company I, the same day.
Corps Engineers/ Howitzer Corps: CAPT. R BUTT
The company of sappers and miners (48) was accepted in state service for three months at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 18 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three months at Washington, D. C, by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 30 May, 1861. The company was mustered out at Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 28 August, 1861.
Band: BAND LDR. J H FIELDING
Drum Corps: SERG. J FLINT

Organisation of 14th New York State Militia at the first battle of Bull Run, 21 July, 1861: Colonel A M Wood, Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, Major J Jourdan; Company A, Captain R B Jordan; Company B, Captain G Mallory; Company C, City Grenadiers, Captain D Myers; Company D, Captain C F Baldwin; Company E, Captain W L B Stears; Company F, Captain A G A Harnickell; Company G, Captain G Plass; Company H, Captain W H DeBeovise; Company I, Captain A W H Gill; Company K*, Captain C H Morris; Corps Engineers/ Howitzer Corps, Captain R Butt

*Not present at the first battle of Bull Run on 21 July, 1861

Sources

"The fourteenth Brooklyn regiment has been ordered to Washington, and the steamship Kedar has been chartered to convey them thither."

National Republican (Washington, D. C.), 13 May, 1861 - Departure of troops from New York, 10 May, 1861

"Two trains of cars arrived last evening, bringing the fourteenth (Brooklyn) regiment, which left New York about eight o'clock on Saturday night. They number about nine hundred men, who are neatly uniformed as Chasseurs, with red cap, blue jacket, red pantaloons, and dark blue overcoats."

National Republican (Washington, D. C.), 20 May, 1861 - The arrival of the New York Fourteenth regiment

"Yesterday afternoon two companies of the fourteenth (Brooklyn) regiment marched out to the estate of Jesse B. Haw, bordering on the boundary line west of Seventh street, and pitched their tents for an encampment."

National Republican (Washington, D. C.), 22 May, 1861 - Gone into camp

"The remaining companies of the fourteenth (Brooklyn) regiment marched out to their place of encampment, west of the Park, yesterday afternoon."

National Republican (Washington, D. C.), 23 May, 1861 - Gone into camp

"The fourteenth New York regiment, Colonel A. M. Wood, broke camp yesterday morning, and proceeded across the Long Bridge, to join the forces of General McDowell."

National Republican (Washington, D. C.), 3 July, 1861 - Over the river

"On hundred and fifty volunteers for the 14th regiment left here yesterday for Washington under command of Lieut. Redding."

Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, Kings County, New York County, New York), 10 July, 1861 - Departure of volunteers for the 14th

"yesterday afternoon 150 recruits for the Fourteenth Regiment of Brooklyn, now at Arlington Heights, marched down Broadway and Courtlandt street and took the Jersey City cars for washington. They carry two 6-pound howitzers."

World (New York City, New York County, New York), 10 July, 1861

"The reserve corps of the Fourteenth New York regiment, numbering 256 men, passed through this city on Monday night for Washington, They are under the command of Liuetenant Colonel Fowler and Lieutenant Booth."

Press (Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania), 11 July, 1861 - Troops passing through

"Yesterday morning there arrived, by way of the Philadelphia and Wilmington Railroad, two hundred men who were on route for Washington, to join the New York 14th regiment."

Daily Exchange (Baltimore City, Maryland), 11 July, 1861 - More troops for Washington

"A delegation of 150 recruits, with two howitzers, for the New York fourteenth regiment, now at Arlington Heights, arrived here yesterday."

National Republican (Washington, D. C.), 12 July, 1861 - Arrival of recruits

"One hundred and thirty-five recruits for Colonel Wood's regiment reached here yesterday, and one hundred more are expected today."

Evening Post (New York City, New York County, New York), 12 July, 1861 - A review at Arlington

Books/ Manuscripts

Army of the Potomac series: The history of the fighting fourteenth, 'Red-legged devils', by C V Tevis and D R Marquis

New York in the War of Rebellion, 1861-1865, Volumes 1 & 4, by Frederick Phisterer

The Original Iron Brigade, by Thomas J Reed

Notes

The 14th New York State Militia was authorised by a proclamation calling for 42,034 volunteers to serve three years, unless sooner discharged, by General Orders No.15, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 4 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861, and was accepted in state service for three years at New York City, New York County, New York, dated May, 1861.

Organisation of 14th Regiment, Fifth Brigade, Second Division, New York State Militia, 8 January, 1861: Colonel A M Wood, Lieutenant Colonel F A Paddock, Major E B Fowler; Company A (18), Vacant; Company B (51), Captain A Scheppert; Company C (-), Vacant; Company D (36), Captain C F Baldwin; Company E (19), Captain W L B Stears; Company F (-), Vacant; Company G (-), Vacant; Company H (33), Captain DeBevoise; Company R (36), Captain W M Burnett; Company L (-), Vacant

Accepted in state service for three years, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, & H, 18 April, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, were accepted in state service for three years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 18 April, 1861.

Accepted in state service for three years, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, Company I, 1 July, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia, Company I, was accepted in state service for three years at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 1 July, 1861.

United States Marine Barracks, on Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 1 May, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia arrived at the United States Marine Barracks, on Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, in the morning on 1 May, 1861.

Organisation of 14th New York State Militia, 1 May, 1861: Colonel A M Wood, Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, Major J Jourdan; Engineer, Captain R Butt; Right General Guide J Miller, Left General Guide W A Burnett; Company A, Captain R B Jordan; Company B, Captain G Mallory; Company C, Captain W M Burnett; Company D, Captain C F Baldwin; Company E, Captain W L B Stears; Company F, Captain A G Harnickell; Company G, Captain G Plass; Company H, Captain W H DeBeovise; Corps Engineers/ Howitzer Corps (50/55), First Lieutenant J McLeer

Note: The 14th New York State Militia was stationed at the Armory, on Portland Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 13 May, 1861.

Washington Park, between DeKalb & Myrtle Avenues & Cumberland Street & Fort Greene Place, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 14 May, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia arrived at Camp O'Dell, Washington Park, between DeKalb and Myrtle Avenues and Cumberland Street and Fort Greene Place, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, in the evening on 14 May, 1861.

Organisation of 14th New York State Militia, 11 May, 1861: Colonel A M Wood, Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, Major J Jourdan; Captain & Engineer R Butt; Right general Guide J Miller, Left General Guide W A Burnett; Company A, Captain R B Jordan; Company B, Captain G Mallory; Company C, Captain W M Burnett; Company D, Captain C F Baldwin; Company E, Captain W L B Stears; Company F, Captain A G Harnickell; Company G, Captain G Plass; Company H, Captain W H De Beovise; Howitzer/ Sappers and Miners Corps, First Lieutenant J McLear; Band Leader J H Fielding; Drum Corps, Sergeant J Flint

Note: The 14th New York State Militia was mustered in state service for three years at Brooklyn Armory, on Portland Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, in the morning on 11 May, 1861, and was stationed at Camp O'Dell, Washington Park, between DeKalb and Myrtle Avenues and Cumberland Street and Fort Greene Place, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, between on 14 and 18 May, 1861.

Brooklyn to Washington, 18-19 May, 1861

The 14th New York State Militia (780/960), under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, was ordered to proceed by the steamer Kedar on the East River at Fulton Ferry Terminal, on Fulton Street, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, to Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, at in the afternoon on 18 May, 1861, and by the New Jersey Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 6 PM the same day. The regiment arrived by the Camden Branch, Camden & Amboy Railroad, at Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, at 2 AM on 19 May, 1861, and by ferry on the Delaware River at Washington Street wharf, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, at 7 AM the same day.

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D. C., 19 May, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Baltimore City, Maryland, at 8.30 AM on 19 May, 1861, and arrived at Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, at 11.30 AM the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by ferryboat across the Susquehanna River to Harve de Grace, Harford County, Maryland, on 19 May, 1861, and arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad at Boston Street Station, opposite Canton Company's Office, corner of Boston and Patuxent Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 3 PM the same day. The 14th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the steamer Georgia on the Northwest Branch of the Patapsco River to Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, in the afternoon the same day and by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 5 PM on 19 May, 1861. The regiment arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 7.30 PM on the same day.

Department of Washington, 19 May-2 July, 1861

The 14th New York State Militia was stationed at the Engraving building, corner of Maryland Avenue and West Fourth Street, Washington, D. C., on 19 May, 1861.

Engraving building, corner of Maryland Avenue & West Fourth Street, Washington, to J B Haw's farm, west of Seventh Street Turnpike, north of Boundary Street, Washington, D. C., 21 & 22 May, 1861: A detachment of the 14th New York State Militia, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, was ordered to set up camp at J B Haw's west of Seventh Street Turnpike, north of Boundary Street, Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 21 May, 1861, and the 14th New York State Militia arrived at Camp Wood, J B Haw's farm, west of Seventh Street Turnpike, north of Boundary Street, Washington, D. C., in the morning on 22 May, 1861.

Special Orders No.89 1/2, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., 22 May, 1861: Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York State Militia, was assigned to command the 14th New York State Militia at J B Haw's west of Seventh Street Turnpike, north of Boundary Street, Washington, D. C., by Special Orders No.89 1/2, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861.

Mustered for three years/ the war, Washington, D. C., Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, & H, 18 & 23 May, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia, Company B, was mustered in United States service for three years/ the war at Washington, D. C., on 18 May, 1861, and Companies A, C, D, E, F, G, and H for three years/ the war by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, in the afternoon on 23 May, 1861.

Mustered for three months, Washington, D. C., Corps Engineers/ Howitzer Corps, 30 May, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia, Corps Engineers/ Howitzer Corps, was mustered in United States service for three months by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Adjutant General's Department, on 30 May, 1861.

Occupation of Alexandria County, Corps Engineers, 24 May, 1861

The 14th New York State Militia, Corps Engineers (48), under the command of Captain R Burt, was ordered across the Aqueduct Bridge, on the Potomac River, at Georgetown, D. C., in the morning on 24 May, 1861 (See the Occupation of Alexandria County).

Note: The 14th New York State Militia, Corps Engineers (48), was stationed southwest of W Ross' farm, Rosslyn, Alexandria County, Virginia, in the morning on 24 May, 1861.

Organisation of right column, Aqueduct Bridge, on the Potomac River, at Georgetown, D. C., Corps Engineers, 24 May, 1861: Captain W H Wood, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C; 5th New York State Militia, Lieutenant Colonel L Burger; 14th New York State Militia, Corps Engineers, Captain R Burt; 28th New York State Militia, Colonel M Bennett; 69th New York State Militia, Captain M Corcoran; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant C H Tompkins; President's Mounted Guards, detachment, Second Lieutenant M S Smith

Note: The 14th New York State Militia, Corps Engineers, was assigned to build Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of W Ross' farm, Rosslyn, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 24 May, 1861.

Special Orders No.18, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 1 July, 1861: The 8th New York State Militia and the 14th New York State Militia were assigned to Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry, by Special Orders No.18, paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 1 July, 1861.

Note: Colonel A M Wood, 14th New York State Militia, was on a leave of absence at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 9 June, 1861, and the 14th New York State Militia was stationed at Camp Wood, J B Haw's farm, west of Seventh Street Turnpike, north of Boundary Street, Washington, D. C., between 22 May and 2 July, 1861.

Department of Northeastern Virginia, 2 July-17 August, 1861

The 14th New York State Militia was ordered across the Long Bridge, on the Potomac River, at Washington, D. C., in the morning on 2 July, 1861, dated 1 July, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Porter, a quarter of a mile south of Arlington House / Lee-Custis Mansion, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, between 2 and 16 July, 1861.

Reserve Corps, 14th New York State Militia, Brooklyn Armory, on Portland Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 6 July, 1861: A detachment of the 14th New York State Militia (256) was stationed at the Brooklyn Armory, on Portland Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, in the evening on 6 July, 1861.

Note: Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, 14th New York State Militia, was ordered to Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, to muster a detachment of the 14th New York State Militia (251/3) on 23 June, 1861, and arrived on 24 June, 1861.

General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia was assigned to the First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, under the command of Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861.

Note: Private C Scholes, 14th New York State Militia, Company C, was appointed first lieutenant, 14th New York State Militia, Company I, on 1 July, 1861, and Second Lieutenant C H Morris, 14th New York State Militia, Company H, was appointed captain, 14th New York State Militia, Company I, on 16 July, 1861.

Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, to Washington, D. C., detachment, 9-11 July, 1861: A detachment of the 14th New York State Militia (145), under the command of Lieutennat Colonel E B Fowler, was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 9 July, 1861, and arrived at Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, in the evening the same day. The detachment of the 14th New York State Militia arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., in the morning on 11 July, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the 14th New York State Militia, under the command of Lieutennat Colonel E B Fowler, arrived at Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 11 July, 1861.

Picket duty at Arlington Mills, 12-15 July, 1861

The 14th New York State Militia, Companies C and H, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, were assigned to picket duty on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, northwest of Arlington Mills, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 12 July, 1861.

Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, northwest of Arlington Mills, to Arlington House/ Lee-Custis Mansion, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 15 July, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia, Companies C and H, arrived at Camp Porter, a quarter of a mile south of Arlington House/ Lee-Custis Mansion, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 8 PM on 15 July, 1861.

Disposition of First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, 15 July, 1861: Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry, Headquarters, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; 8th New York State Militia, Colonel G Lyons, Camp Sandford, rear of Arlington House/ Lee-Custis Mansion, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; 14th New York State Militia, Colonel A M Wood, Camp Porter, a quarter of a mile south of Arlington House/ Lee-Custis Mansion, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; 27th New York Infantry, Colonel H W Slocum, Camp Anderson, Franklin Square, on North K Street, between West Twelfth and Fourteenth Streets, Washington, D. C.; United States Battalion Infantry, Major G Sykes, 14th United States Battalion Infantry, Camp Turnbull, north of the Columbia Turnpike, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; United States Marine Corps Battalion, Major J G Reynolds, Marine Barracks, between East Eighth and Ninth Streets and South G and I Streets, Washington, D. C.; United States Battalion Cavalry, Major I N Palmer, 2nd United States Cavalry, Cavalry Camp, Johnson's farm, quarter of a mile west of the tollgate on the Columbia Turnpike, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D, Captain C Griffin, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia

Note: The 1st United States Cavalry, Companies A and E; the 2nd United States Cavalry, Companies G and I; and the 2nd United States Dragoons, Company K, under the command of Major I N Palmer, 2nd United States Cavalry, were stationed at Johnson's farm, a quarter of a mile west of the tollgate on the Columbia Turnpike, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 15 July, 1861.

Mustered for three years/ the war, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, Companies I & K, 16 July & 4 August, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia, Company K, was mustered in United States service for three years/ the war at Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 16 July, 1861, and Company I for three years/ the war by First Lieutenant H A Hascall, 5th United States Artillery, on 4 August, 1861, dated 1 August, 1861.

Note: The 14th New York State Militia, Company K, under the command of Captain C H Morris, was assigned to guard duty at Camp Porter, a quarter of a mile south of Arlington House/ Lee-Custis Mansion, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 16 July, 1861.

Advance to Centreville, 16-18 July, 1861

The 14th New York State Militia was ordered to Bailey's Crossroads, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 3 PM on 16 July, 1861, and arrived by the Columbia Turnpike at Holmes Run, one mile southeast of Bailey's Crossroads, Fairfax County, via Arlington Mills, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 7 PM the same day.

Note: The 14th New York State Militia was ordered to rendezvous at Fort Albany, northwest of J Roach's farm, Prospect Hill, on Hoe Hill, 200 yards south of the tollgate on the Columbia Turnpike, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 3 PM on 16 July, 1861.

Order of march, First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, 16 July, 1861: Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry; 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D, Captain C Griffin; United States Battalion Cavalry, Major I N Palmer, 2nd United States Cavalry; United States Battalion Infantry, Major G Sykes; United States Marine Corps Battalion, Major J G Reynolds; 14th New York State Militia, Colonel A M Wood; 27th New York Infantry, Colonel H W Slocum; 8th New York State Militia, Colonel G Lyons

Note: Brigadier General I McDowell, United States Army, accompanied the Second Division, McDowell's Army, to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 16 July, 1861.

Holmes Run, one mile southeast of Bailey's Crossroads, to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, 17 July, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 7 AM on 17 July, 1861, and arrived by the Little River Turnpike at Fairfax Courthouse via Annandale, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 12.30 PM the same day.

Note: The 14th New York State Militia was stationed at Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, between 12.30 PM on 17 July, 1861, and 7.30 AM on 18 July, 1861.

Fairfax Courthouse to B D Utterback's/ Willow Spring farm, two miles east of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 18 July, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 7.30 AM on 18 July, 1861, and arrived at B D Utterback's/ Willow Spring farm, south of the road between Fairfax Courthouse and Centreville, two miles east of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 6.30 PM the same day.

Note: The 14th New York State Militia was stationed on the Little River Turnpike, one mile west of Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, between 11 AM and 3.30 PM on 18 July, 1861.

First battle of Bull Run, 21 July, 1861

The 14th New York State Militia was stationed at B D Utterback's/ Willow Spring farm, south of the road between Fairfax Courthouse and Centreville, two miles east of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 21 July, 1861.

Advance to Sudley Ford, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia was ordered to Sudley Ford, on the Bull Run River, at 2 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Advance to J Dogan's/ Rosefield, on Dogan's Ridge, half a mile northeast of Groveton, Prince Willaim County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia was ordered across Sudley Spring's Ford, on Catharpin Run, to northeast of J Dogan's/ Rosefield, on Dogan's Ridge, half a mile northeast of Groveton, Prince Willaim County, Virginia, in the morning on 21 July, 1861.

Advance to Henry Hill, one mile west of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861: The 8th New York State Militia and the 14th New York State Militia were ordered north of I Henry's/ Spring Hill, on Henry Hill, one mile west of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, in the afternoon on 21 July, 1861 (See the 8th New York State Militia).

Note: The 14th New York State Militia was ordered to support the 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D, at 2 PM on 21 July, 1861, and was stationed north of Young's Branch and south of H P Matthew's, one mile northeast of Groveton, Prince William County, Virginia, in the afternoon the same day (See the 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D).

South of I Henry's/ Spring Hill, on Henry Hill, one mile west of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia was ordered south of I Henry's/ Spring Hill, on Henry Hill, one mile west of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, in the afternoon on 21 July, 1861.

Note: Colonel A M Wood, 14th New York State Militia, was severely wounded and captured south of I Henry's/ Spring Hill, on Henry Hill, one mile west of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, in the afternoon on 21 July, 1861.

Withdrawal to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, was ordered to B D Utterback's/ Willow Spring farm, south of the road between Fairfax Courthouse and Centreville, two miles east of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 4 PM on 21 July, 1861.

Retreat to Washington, 21-22 July, 1861

The 14th New York State Militia was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Wood/ Porter, a quarter of a mile south of Arlington House/ Lee-Custis Mansion, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 9 AM on 22 July, 1861.

Killed, etc, 14th New York State Militia, at the first battle of Bull Run, 21 July, 1861: w/c Colonel A M Wood; Company A, k 4, w 1, t 5; Company B, k 2, w 2, c 3, t 7; Company C, k 2, w 3, c 2, m 1, t 8; Company D, k 4, w 1, w/c 2, c 1, m 1, t 9; Company E, k 6, w 3, c 3, t 12; Company F, k 4, w/c 3, c 2, d 1, m 1, 11; Company G, k 2, w 1, w/c 1, t 4; Company H, w 3, t 3; Company I, k 2, w 2, c 1, t 5; Company K, k 1, t 1; Killed 27, wounded 15, wounded/captured 7, captured 12, missing 3, total 64

Official list of killed, wounded & missing, 14th New York State Militia, at the first battle of Bull Run, furmished by Hon. M F Odell, 26 July, 1861: Company A, k 3, w 3, m 15, t 21; Company B, w 3, m 11, t 24; Company C, k 1, w 5, m 9, t 15; Company D, w 4, m 15, t 19; Company E, k 8, w 9, m 2, t 19; Company F, k 5, w 4, m 11, 20; Company G, w 6, m 13, t 19; Company H, w 3, m 4, t 7; Company I, k 3, w 3, m 3, t 9; Corps Engineers, w 1, t 1; Killed 20, wounded 41, missing 83, total 144

Return of casualties in the 14th New York State Militia, First Brigade, Second Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, at the battle of Bull Run, 21 July, 1861: Killed 25, wounded 48, captured/missing 69, total 142

Note: The 14th New York State Militia, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, was stationed at Camp Wood/ Porter, a quarter of a mile west of Arlington House/ Lee-Custis Mansion, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 31 July, 1861.

Designated 84th New York Infantry, December 7, 1861: The 14th New York State Militia was designated the 84th New York Infantry on December 7, 1861.

Mustered out, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, 13 June, 1864, dated 6 June, 1864: The men of the 84th New York Infantry, under the command of First Lieutenant H Brown, Jr., 84th New York Infantry, Company F, not entitled to be mustered out were assigned to the 12th New York Provost Guard, on 24 May, 1864, and to the 5th New York Veteran Infantry on 2 June, 1864. The 84th New York Infantry was mustered out at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 13 June, 1864, dated 6 June, 1864.

Note: The 14th New York State Militia, Corps Engineers, was mustered out at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on August 21, 1861, the men of the 84th New York Infantry, Companies A, B, C, D, and E, not entitled to be mustered out were consolidated as the 1st Company, under the command of Sergeant J F York, 84th New York Infantry, Company E, and Companies F, G, H, I, and K, as the 2nd Company, under the command of Sergeant C G Voorheis, 84th New York Infantry, Company K, on 24 May, 1864.

Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry, First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel & Captain A Porter, United States Mounted Riflemen, was appointed colonel, 16th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.33, Paragraph I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and was assigned to command the First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861. Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry, was appointed brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.62, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861.

Note: Colonel A Porter, 16th United States Infantry, was assigned to command the troops stationed at Arlington Heights and the Columbia Turnpike, Alexandria County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.44, Paragraph VI, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 25 July, 1861.

Colonel D Hunter, 3rd United States Cavalry, Second Division, McDowell's Army, 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861: Major & Paymaster D Hunter, United States Pay Department, was appointed colonel, 3rd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.33, Paragraph I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861, and was assigned to command the Second Division, McDowell's Army, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861. Colonel D Hunter, 3rd United States Cavalry, was appointed brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.62, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861, and major general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.62, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 August, 1861, dated 13 August, 1861.

Organisation of Colonel E D Keyes' brigade, Division of the Potomac, 4 August, 1861: Colonel E D Keyes, 11th United States Infantry; 14th New York State Militia; 22nd New York Infantry; 24th New York Infantry; 30th New York Infantry

Note: The 14th New York State Militia was assigned to Colonel E D Keyes' brigade, Division of the Potomac, by Special Orders No.10, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 4 August, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT: The Brooklyn Eagle, 17 March, 1901, p6
Lieutenant Colonel E B Fowler, Fourteenth New York State Militia, dated Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 23 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.32: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp353-356
Colonel A Porter, Sixteenth United States Infantry, First Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, dated Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.31: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp382-383
Colonel D Hunter, Third United States Cavalry, Second Division, McDowell's Army, dated Washington, D. C., 5 August, 1861