CIVIL WAR M 1850 STAFF & FIELD HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION SWORD TO COL F. H BRAULIK 163RD N Y INFANTRY DATED OCTOBER 28, 1862. The following is taken from. The Union army: a history of military affairs in the loyal states, 1861-65 -- records of the regiments in the Union army -- cyclopedia of battles -- memoirs of commanders and soldiers. One Hundred and Sixty-third Infantry.
The 163d, the 3d regiment of the Empire brigade, had only a brief independent existence, though long enough to establish itself as a brave organization. Its companies were recruited in the summer of 1862, principally in New York city, Brooklyn and Jamaica, and the regiment was organized at New York city, its ten companies being consolidated into six, under Col. It left the state Oct. 5, 1862, and proceeded to Washington, where it was mustered into the U.Service for three years, Oct. It remained at Washington until in November, when it was engaged in skirmishes at Cedar creek and Waterloo, and the following month was attached to Carroll's (2nd) brigade, Whipple's (3d) division, 3d corps, with which it fought at Fredericksburg with a loss of 10 killed, 46 wounded and 5 missing. Ernest Funk, and Orderly Sergt. Near, were promoted on the field for bravery exhibited in the face of the enemy. Leverick, it was transferred to the 73d N. Whipple in announcing the order of consolidation said: The general commanding desires to assure the officers and men of the gallant 163d regiment, that his separation from them is a most painful one. By uniform good conduct in camp and on the march, and especially by bravery in battle, the regiment has won the approbation and confidence of all, and although it goes to add lustre to another organization, it has given renown to the colors and to the men of the 163d New York. It lost during service 3 officers and 15 men killed and mortally wounded, and 8 men died of disease. The item "CIVIL WAR M 1850 STAFF & FIELD PRESENTATION SWORD TO COL F. H BRAULIK 163RD N Y" is in sale since Tuesday, March 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.