|Death||March 10, 1932|
|Unit||65th New York Infantry, Company I|
Private Anthony Gregg
Company I, 65th New York Infantry
Gregg was born in January 1840. He enlisted in the regiment on September 7, 1861 in New York City. Gregg was mustered on September 9, 1861. He served 3 years and was discharged on September 12, 1864 at New York City.
The 65th New York Infantry was organized at Willett’s Point, New York on August 27, 1861. During Gregg’s enlistment, the unit was involved in many major battles and campaigns. Some of them include:
Battle of Malvern Hill (VA) (July 1, 1862). Regimental losses were 11 killed and 6 wounded.
Battle of Antietam (VA) (September 16-17, 1862).
Battle of Fredericksburg (VA) (December 12-15, 1862).
Chancellorsville Campaign (VA) (April 27-May 6, 1863).
Battle of Gettysburg (PA) (July 1-3, 1863).
Battle of the Wilderness (VA) (May 5-7, 1864). Regimental losses for May 6, 1864 were 2 killed, 23 wounded, 18 were captured, and 14 reported missing.
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (VA) (May 12-21, 1864). Regimental losses for May 10, 1864 were 15 killed, 22 wounded, 5 were captured, and 5 were reported missing. Private Gregg was one of the wounded.
Gregg died on March 10, 1932 at the age of 92 years. He is buried in the Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln (Lancaster County), Nebraska. Gregg was a member of the Farragut Post (#25) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Lincoln.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.