Union Regimental Histories

 

Massachusetts

 

1st Company Sharpshooters

Organized at Lynn field and mustered in September 2. 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 2. Attached to 15th Massachusetts Infantry to July, 1864, and to 19th Massachusetts Infantry to September. 1864. (See these Regiments.) Mustered out September 6, 1864.

Company lost during service 3 Officers and 21 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 15 Enlisted men by disease. Total 39.

2nd Company Sharpshooters

Organized at Lynnfield September 3, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C. Attached to 22nd Massachusetts Infantry. (See this Regiment.) Mustered out October 17, 1864.

Company lost during service 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 12 Enlisted men by disease. Total 23.

1st Battalion Infantry

Organized by consolidation of Clark's Company. Organized April 19, 1861, and mustered in for three years May 21, 1861. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., May 22-26, and attached to 4th Massachusetts Militia Infantry as Company "M." Tyler's Company organized April 17, 1861. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., May 10-13, and attached to 3rd Massachusetts Militia Infantry as Company "M." Mustered in for three years May 14, 1861. Leach's Company organized May 1, 1861. Moved to Boston May 17, thence to Fortress Monroe, Va., May 19-23. Mustered in for three years May 22, 1861, and attached to 4th Massachusetts Militia Infantry as Company "L." Chipman's Company organized May 6, 1861. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., May 19-21. Mustered in for three years May 22, 1861, and attached to 3rd Massachusetts Militia Infantry as Company "D." Doten's Company, Plymouth Rock Guards, organized May 6, 1861. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., May 19-21. Mustered in for three years May 22, 1861, and attached to 3rd Massachusetts Militia Infantry as Company "E." Chamberlin's Company, "Union Guards," organize.d April 18, 1861. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., May 19-23. Mustered in for three years May 14, 1861, and assigned to 3rd Massachusetts Militia Infantry as Company "I." Barnes' Company, "Greenough Guards," organized April 25, 1861. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., May 19-21. Mustered in for three years May 22 and attached to 4th Massachusetts Militia Infantry as Company "K." Battalion organized at Fort Monroe. Va., July, 1861. Company "M," 4th Militia, designated as Rifles; Company "M," 3rd Militia, designated as "M": Company "L," 4th Militia, designated as "L"; Company "D," 3rd Militia, designated as "D"; Company "E," 4th Militia, designated as "E"; Company "I," 4th Militia, designated as "I"; Company "K," 4th Militia, designated as "K." Companies "L" and "M" detached for duty at Fort Wool, Rip Raps, July 16 and 26 to November 3. Rejoined Regiment at Newport News. Five Companies at Hampton until July 30, then garrison duty at Fortress Monroe until August 5. Moved to Camp Hamilton August 5, thence to Newport News August 18 and duty there until December. --. Action on Warwick Road October 21. Battalion transferred to 29th Massachusetts Infantry December 13, 1861. Rifles as Company "A," Company "M" as Company "B," Company "L" as Company "C," Company "D" as Company "D," Company "E" as Company "E," Company "I" as Company "I" and Company "K" as Company "K."

1st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Boston and mustered in Companies "A," "B," "G" and "H" May 23; Companies "D," "F," "K" and "I" May 24; Company "E" May 25, and Company "C" May 27, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 15, arriving June 17. Attached to Richardson's Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Hooker's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. 1st Brigade, Hooker's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Army Corps, to May, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Banks, Georgeton, D.C., until July 16, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Occupation of Fairfax Court House July 17. Battle of Bull Run July 21. At Fort Albany until August 15. Moved to Bladensburg August 15 and duty there until September 7. Expedition to Lower Maryland September 7-October 7. Moved to Posey's Plantation October 25-27. Duty there and at Shipping Point until April 5, 1862. Affair at Mattawoman Creek November 14, 1861. Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va., April 7, 1862; thence to Yorktown. Siege of Yorktown April 16-May 4. Affair at Yorktown April 26 (Cos. "A," "H" and "I"). Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Oak Grove June 25; Savage Station June 29; White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 15-26. Bristoe Station or Kettle Run August 27. Catlett's Station August 28. Battles of Groveton August 29 and Bull Run August 30. Duty in the Defences of Washington until December --. At Fort Lyon until Sep tember 13. Near Fairfax Seminary until October 20 and at Munson's Hill until November 1. Duty at Fairfax Station November 2-25. Operations on Orange & Alexandria Railroad November 10-12. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church February 5-7. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee until July 24. Moved to New York July 30-August 1. Duty at Governor's Island Ricker's Island and David's Island, New York Harbor until October 15. Moved to Washington October 15 thence to Union Mills, Va., and rejoin Corps October 17. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Duty near Brandy Station until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign May 3-20. Battles of the Wilderness May 5 7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient at Spottsylvania Court House May 12. Harris Farm or Fredericksburg Road May 19. Ordered home for muster out May 20 Veterans and Recruits transferred to 11th Massachussetts Infantry May 20. Mustered out May 25, 1864. Expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 134 En listed men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 78 Enlisted men by disease. Total 221.

2nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Andrew, West Rexbury, and mustered in May 25, 1861. Left State for Hagerstown, Md. July 8; thence moved to Williamsport and Martins burg. Va., July 11-12. Attached to Abercrombie's Brigade, Patterson's Army, July, 1861. Abercrombie's Brigade, Banks' Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to August, 1861. Gordon's Brigade, Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Gordon's 3rd Brigade Williams' 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division 2nd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., August to October. 1861. At Conrad's Ferry October 23-24, and picket duty at Seneca Mills until December 4.. Duty at Frederick, Md., until February 27, 1862. Reconnoissance to Charleston February 27-28. Occupation of Winchester March 12. Pursuit of Jackson up the Shenandoah Valley March 24-April 27. Strasburg March 27. Woodstock April 1. Edenburg April 1-2. Operations in Shenandoah Valley May 15-June 17. Buckton Station May 23. Retreat to Martinsburg and Williamsport May 23-June 6. Middletown and Newtown May 24. Battle of Winchester May 25. (Rear guard May 24-25.) At Williamsport until June 10. Moved to Front Royal June 10-18, thence to Warrenton and Little Washington July 11-17. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 6-September 2. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Fords of the Rappahannock August 19-23. Guarding trains during battles of Bull Run August 28-30. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty at Maryland Heights September 19-October 29. Picket duty at Blackford's Ford and Sharpsburg, Md., until December. March to Fredericksburg December 12-16. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Stafford Court House until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Germania Ford April 29. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9, Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit to Warrenton Junction, Va., July 5-26. Detached duty in New York City August 16 to September 13. Movement to Stevenson, Ala., September 24-October 3. Guarding Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad at Elkwater Bridge and Tullahoma until April, 1864. Regiment veteranize December 31, 1863, and Veterans on furlough January 10 to March 1, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 9. Demonstration against Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May 19. (Non-Veterans left front for muster out May 22, and mustered out at Chattanooga, Tenn., May 25, 1864.) New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek, and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-29. Guard trains to Kingston and back May 29-June 8. Raccoon Creek June 6. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Mills, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Monteith Swamp December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Thompson's Creek, near Chesterfield, March 2. Thompson's Creek, near Cheraw, S.C., March 3. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Provost duty at Washington until July. Mustered out July 11, and discharged at Boston, Mass., July 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 14 Officers and 176 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 96 Enlisted men by disease. Total 288.

 

3rd Regiment Infantry (3 months Militia)

Left Boston on Steamer "S. R. Spaulding" for Fortress Monroe, Va., April 17, 1861. Arrived April 20, and ordered on board United States Sloop of War "Pawnee" April 20. Moved to Norfolk April 20, and destruction of navy yard April 20. Expedition to Hampton May 13. Fatigue and garrison duty at Fortress Monroe until July 1, and at Hampton until July 16. Ordered home July 16, and mustered out July 22, 1861. Expiration of term.

3rd Regiment Infantry (9 months Militia)

Organized at Lakeville September, 1862. Moved to Boston October 22, thence embarked on Steamers "Merrimac" and "Mississippi" for New Berne, N. C., arriving there October 26. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Heckman's Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Jourdan's Independent Brigade, Defences of Newberne, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at New Berne. N. C., until December, 1862. (Co. "I" detached at Plymouth and Elizabeth City November 30, 1862, to April, 1863.) Action at Plymouth December 10, 1862 (Co. "I"). Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-22. Action at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Duty at New Berne until June, 1863. Expedition to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young's Cross Roads and Swansborough March 6-10. Reconnoissance to Pollocksville March 15-16. Expedition to relief of Little Washington April 7-10. Expedition toward Kinston April 16-21 and to Batchelor's Creek May 23-24. Moved to Boston June 11-16. Mustered out Juno 26, 1863.

Regiment lost 1 Enlisted man killed and 17 Enlisted men by disease. Total 18.

3rd Battalion Rifles

Organized at Worcester. Moved to New York April 20, 1861; thence to Annapolis, Md., April 21-24, and duty there until May 2. Moved to Baltimore, Md., and garrison duty at Fort McHenry until August --. Company "D" organized at Boston. Ordered to Washington, D.C., via Fortress Monroe and the Potomac River May 2, 1861; thence moved to Baltimore and Joined Battalion at Fort McHenry. Mustered out August 3, 1861.

4th Regiment Infantry (3 months Militia)

Left Boston for Fortress Monroe, Va., on Steamer "State of Maine" April 17, 1861, arriving there April 20. Fatigue and garrison duty at Fortress Monroe until May 27. At Newport News until July 11. Movement on Great Bethel June 9-10. Battle of Big Bethel June 10. Moved to Boston July 15-17, and mustered out July 22, 1861.

Lost 1 Enlisted man killed.

4th Regiment Infantry (9 months Militia)

Organized at Camp Joe Hooker, Lakeville, and mustered in September 23, 1862. Moved to New York December 27-28, thence to New Orleans and Carrollton, La., January 3-February 13, 1863. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1863.

SERVICE.--Moved to Baton Rouge, La., March 7, 1863. Expedition to Port Hudson March 13-20. Moved to Algiers April 3, thence to Brashear City April 8, and duty there until May 30. Skirmish at Barre Landing, Bayou Teche, May 22 (Co. "B"). Moved to Port Hudson May 30. Siege of Port Hudson June 3-July 9. Assault on Port Hudson June 14. Brashear City June 23 (Detachment). Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Garrison duty at Port Hudson until August 4. Moved to Cairo, Ill., on Steamer "North America," thence by rail to Boston, Mass., August 4-17. Mustered out August 28, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 19 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 129 Enlisted men by disease. Total 151.

4th Battalion Infantry (Militia)

Organized at Boston May 27, 1862. Mustered out May 31, 1862.

5th Regiment Infantry (3 month Militia)

Tendered services to the government April 15, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., April 21, and there mustered in for three months May 1. Moved to Alexandria, Va., May 25. Duty at Camp Andrew until July 16. Attached to Franklin's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Ordered to Boston July 29, and there mustered out August 1, 1861.

Lost during service 9 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Enlisted men by disease. Total 11.

5th Regiment Infantry (9 months Militia)

Tendered services to government for nine months August 14, 1862. Organized at Camp Lander, Wenham, and mustered in by Company. Company "A" October 8; Companies "B," "D" and "K" September 19; Companies "C," "E," "G," "H" and "I" SepTember 16, and Company "F" September 23, 1862. Moved to Boston October 22, thence on Steamer "Mississippi" to New Berne, N. C., October 22-27, and to Washington, N. C., October 30-31. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Lee's Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January,1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Foster's Expedition to Williamston November 2-12, 1862. Duty at New Berne until December 10. Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro December 11-20. Action at Kinston December 14. Whitehall December 16. Goldsboro December 17. Duty at New Berne until June, 1863. Deep Gully, New Berne, March 13-14. (Co. "G" detached at Forts Hatteras and Clark, Hatteras Inlet, February 21 to June 22, 1863.) (Co. "D" at Plymouth February 21 to May 4.) Operations on the Pamlico April 4-6. Expedition to the relief of Washington April 7-10. Expedition toward Kinston April 27-May 1. Wise's Cross Roads April 28. Demonstration on Kinston May 20-23. Gum Swamp May 22. Moved to Boston June 22-25, and there mustered out July 2, 1863.

Lost by disease 16 Enlisted men.

5th Regiment Infantry (100 days Militia)

Tendered services to the government for 100 days July, 1864. Left State for Baltimore, Md., July 28, 1864. Camp at Mankin's Woods and garrison duty at Forts McHenry, Marshall, Carroll and other points in and about the Defences of Baltimore until November. Attached to 8th Army Corps, Middle Department. Ordered home November 6. Mustered out November 16, 1864.

Lost by disease 9 Enlisted men.

6th Regiment Infantry (3 months Militia)

Tendered services to government January 21, 1861. Moved from Lowell to Boston in response to call of the President April 15, 1861. Left Boston for Washington, D.C., April 17 via New York and Philadelphia and to Baltimore April 19. Attacked in streets of Baltimore April 19. Reached Washington April 19 and camp in Capitol Buildings. Moved to Relay House May 5 and to Baltimore May 13, returning to Relay House May 16. Guard railroad until June 13. Duty at Baltimore and Relay House until July 29. Relieved from duty July 29, and mustered out August 2, 1861.

Lost 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded.

6th Regiment Infantry (9 months Militia)

Organized at Camp Wilson, Lowell, and mustered in August 31, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., September 9-12; thence moved to Suffolk, Va., September 14-15. Attached to Foster's Provisional Brigade, Division at Suffolk, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Suffolk until May, 1863. Expedition to Western Branch Church October 3-4, 1862. Expedition to Blackwater October 24-26 and November 17-19. Skirmish at Lawrence's Plantation November 17. Expedition to Beaver Dam Church December 1-3. Action on the Blackwater near Franklin December 2. Expedition to Zuni December 11-13. Action at Zuni December 11. Action at Deserted House January 30, 1863. Siege of Suffolk April 12-May 4. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Operations on Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad May 12-26. Holland House May 15-16. Moved to Boston May 26-29, and there mustered out June 3, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 18 Enlisted men by disease. Total 31.

6th Regiment Infantry (100 days Militia)

Organized at Readville and mustered in July 14-19, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 20, arriving there July 22. Assigned to garrison duty at Fort C. F. Smith on Arlington Heights until August 21. Moved to Fort Delaware, on Pea Patch island, relieving 157th Ohio Infantry from guard duty. Guarding Rebel prisoners there until October 19. Moved to Boston October 19-21. Mustered out October 27, 1864.

Lost 10 Enlisted men by disease.

7th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Taunton and mustered in June 15, 1861. Ordered to Washington, D.C., July 14-15, and camp at Kalorama Heights until August 6. Attached to Couch's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Couch's Brigade, Buell's (Keyes') Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to July, 1864.

SERVICE.--At Camp Brightwood, Defences of Washington, D.C., until March 11, 1862. March to Prospect Hills, Va., March 11-15. Embarked at Alexandria for the Peninsula March 25. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Bottom's Bridge May 19-21. Reconnoissance toward Richmond May 23. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Oak Grove, near Seven Pines, June 25. James River Road, near Fair Oaks, June 29. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Reconnoissance to Turkey Island August 5-6, and to Haxall's Station August 8-11. Movement to Alexandria August 16-September 1; thence march into Maryland September 3-18. Battle of Antietam September 18. At Downsville September 23-October 20. Movement to Stafford C. H. October 20-November 19, and to Belle Plains December 5. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Deep Run Ravine June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Pursuit of Lee July 5-23. At Warrenton, Va., until September 15. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2, Duty at Brandy Station until May, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. "Bloody Angle" May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. March to James River June 12-14. Moved to Taunton, Mass., June 16-20, and there mustered out July, 1864, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 76 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 72 Enlisted men by disease. Total 154.

 

8th Regiment Infantry (3 months Militia)

One of the first four Regiments to respond to the call after opening of hostilities. Gathered at Boston April 16, 1861. Left State for Washington April 18. Moved from Philadelphia to Annapolis, Md., via Perryville, April 20-21; thence march to Washington, D.C., April 24-26, and duty there until May 15. At Relay House until July 29. Moved to Boston July 29-30, and mustered out August 1, 1861.

8th Regiment Infantry (9 months Militia)

Organized at Camp Lander, Wenham. Moved to Boston November 25, 1862; thence on steamer "Mississippi" to Morehead City, N. C., November 25-30, and to New Berne November 30. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to December, 1862. Heckman's Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1863. Jourdan's Independent Brigade, Defences of New Berne, N. C., to June, 1863. 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at New Berne until June, 1863. (Cos. "A" and "E" detached as garrison at Roanoke Island, N. C., December 4, 1862, to July 12, 1863.) Companies "G" and "K" garrison Fort Totten until June 24, 1863. Expedition up Currituck Sound against guerrillas and to destroy Salt Works February 1-6, 1863. Companies "B" and "F" detached February 7 for garrison duty at Roanoke Island. Company "B" ordered to Elizabeth City February 10, and duty there until April 16, when rejoined Regiment. Reconnoissance toward Trenton March 16-17. Expedition to relief of Washington April 7-10. Reconnoissance toward Kinston April 16-21. Duty in the Defences of New Berne, at Fort Totten. Camp Coffin, Fort Thompson and Camp Jourdan until June 24. Moved to Fortress Monroe June 24-27, thence to Baltimore, Md., June 30-July 1. At Camp Bradford until July 6. Moved to Monocacy Junction, thence to Sandy Hook and Maryland Heights July 6-8. Moved to reinforce Army of the Potomac at Funkstown, Md., July 12-13. Movements to Rappahannock July 16-22. Ordered home July 26 and mustered out August 7, 1863.

Lost 11 Enlisted men by disease.

8th Regiment Infantry (100 days Militia)

Organized at Readville July 13 to 26, 1864. Left State for Baltimore, Md., July 20. Attached to 3rd Separate Brigade, 9th Army Corps, Middle Department.

SERVICE.--Camp at Mankin's Woods until August 15. Company "B" on duty at hospitals August 12 to October 28. Companies "A" to "K" on Provost duty in Baltimore August 12 to October 28. Companies "D," "E," "G" and "H" at Camp Bradford, near Baltimore. Draft Rendezvous for Maryland and Delaware August 12 to October 28. Companies "C," "F" and "I" guard Northern Central Railroad. Headquarters at Cockeyville, Md., August 15 to September 25, then at Camp Bradford. Moved to Massachusetts October 28, and mustered out November 10, 1864.

Lost by disease 4 Enlisted men.

9th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Boston June 11, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 27. Attached to Sherman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Morrell's Brigade, Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty at Arlington Heights and Munson's Hill. Defences of Washington, D.C., until March 10, 1862. Moved to the Peninsula, Virginia, March 16. Skirmish at Howard's Bridge April 4. Warwick Road April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Hanover C. H. May 27. Operations about Hanover C. H. May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battle of Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines' Mill June 27. White Oak Swamp and Turkey Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July l. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 10-28. Pope's Campaign August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Blackford's Ford September 19. Shepherdstown, W. Va., September 20. Reconnoissance toward Smithville, W. Va., October 16-17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition to Richard's and Ellis' Fords December 29-30. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run, Campaign November 26-December 2. At Bealeton and guard Orange & Alexandria Railroad until April 30, 1864. Bealeton January 14, 1864 (1 Company). Rapidan Campaign May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient at Spottsylvania C. H. May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Mills May 24. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-10. Left front June 10 and ordered home for muster out. Mustered out June 21, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 15 Officers and 194 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 66 Enlisted men by disease. Total 278.

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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