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Are you looking for personal information on Pvt. Hodanger, such as service records and pension files, or are you looking for a history of his unit? Below is a brief history of his unit. For his personal records see our Military Records Research Services at...

There are a lot of good books on the war in Louisiana. Any particular campaign you are interested in, such as Port Hudson, Sabine Pass or the Red River Campaign?
The 133rd Regiment, New York Infantry was organized at New York City and mustered in September 24, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., October 8, 1862. Attached to Abercrombie's Division, Defences of Washington, D. C., to November, 1862. Grover s Brigade, Banks' New Orleans Expedition, to December, 1862. Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept of the Gulf, to October, 1863. Defences of New Orleans, La., to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Defences of Washington, D. C., 22nd Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till November, 1862. Moved to New Orleans, La., November, 1862. Occupatlon of Baton Rouge, La., December 17, and duty there till March, 1863. Operations on Bayou Plaquemine February 12-28. Operations against Port Hudson, La., March 7-27. Moved to Algiers April 3, thence to Brashear City April 8. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Fort Bisland, near Centreville, April 12-13. Pursuit to Opelousas April 15-20. Expedition from Opelousas to Chicotsville and Bayou Boeuf April 26-29. Expedition to Alexandria May 4-12. March to Port Hudson May 19-26. Siege of Port Hudson May 26-July 9. Expedition to Niblitt's Bluff May 26-29. Assault on Port Hudson June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Moved to New Orleans July 15 and duty there till August 28. Sabine Pass Expedition September 4-12. Moved to Brashear City September 16, thence to Berwick City. Western Louisiana "Teche" Campaign October 8-November 30. Duty in the Defences of New Orleans till April, 1864. Red River Campaign April 26-May 22. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Retreat to Mansura May 13-20. Mansura May 16. At Morganza till July 2. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Fortress Monroe and Deep Bottom, Va., July 2-18. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 31. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Detached from army August 14, and duty as Train Guard for Sheridan's army till October 27. Duty at Middletown, Newtown, Stephenson's Depot and Winchester and in the Shenandoah Valley till April, 1865. Moved to Washington, D. C., April 20, and duty there tlll June. Grand Review. May 23-24. Recruits transferred to 90th New York Infantry May 31. Regiment mustered out June 6, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 41 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 78 Enlisted men by disease. Total 122.

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