Meagher's Irish Zouaves

Painting by William Younghusband, courtesy Osprey American Civil War Zouaves

69th New York State Militia, Co. K

Left State for Washington, D.C., April 23, 1861. Duty at Annapolis, Md., April 27-May 2. Moved to Washington, D.C., and duty in the defenses of that city until July 16. Mustered in for three months May 9. Advance into Virginia and occupation of Arlington Heights May 24. Attached to Sherman's Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, June and July. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21. Mustered out at New York City August 3, 1861.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 44 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 Enlisted men by disease. Total 51.

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