Union Regimental Histories

 

Maine

 

Maine Company Sharpshooters

Organized at Augusta and mustered in November 2, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., with 11th Infantry. Attached to 2nd Regiment, Berdan's U.S. Sharpshooters, as Company "D,".

1st Battalion Sharpshooters

Organized at Augusta from October 27 to December 29, 1864. Companies "A" and "B" left State for City Point, Va., November 12, 1864. Assigned to duty at that point until January, 1865. Company "C" organized November 29, 1864. Moved to Galloupe's Island, Boston Harbor, thence moved to City Point, Va., January 1-5, 1865. Company "D" organized December 2. Company "E" organized November 28, and Company "F" organized December 29, 1864, all moved to City Point, Va., and Joined other Companies. Ordered to Petersburg front and attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, January to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Siege of Petersburg January 5 to April 2, 1865. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. White Oak Road March 29. Quaker Road March 30. Boydton Road March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Amelia C. H. April 5. High Bridge April 6. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23 Transferred to 20th Maine Infantry June 21, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 12 Enlisted men by disease. Total 19.

1st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Portland and mustered in for three months April 28, 1861. Ordered to Washington, D.C., June 1. Duty in the Defenses of that city until August 1. Mustered out at Portland, Me., August 5, 1861.

1st Regiment Veteran Infantry

Organized at Charleston, Va., by consolidation of the Veterans of the 5th, 6th and 7th Regiments of Maine Volunteer Infantry August 21, 1864. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Armies of the Shenandoah and Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Skirmishes near Charleston, Va., August 21-22, 1864. Demonstration on Gilbert's Ford, Opequart, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown and vicinity until December. March to Washington, D.C., December 9, thence moved to Petersburg, Va. Siege of Petersburg December 12, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25-27, 1865. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox C, H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville, Va., and provost duty there until June. Moved to Washington, D.C. Corps Review June 9. Mustered out June 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 40 Enlisted men by disease. Total 86.

1st Battalion Infantry

Organized at Augusta and Portland February and March, 1865, from 21st, 24th, 25th and 26th Unassigned Companies of Infantry. Ordered to Summit Point, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Army of the Shenandoah to May, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1865. Dwight's Division, Dept. of the South, to July, 1865. 4th Sub-District, District of South Carolina, Dept. of the South, to August, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, Dept. of the South, to April, 1866.

SERVICE.--Moved from the Shenandoah Valley to Washington, D.C., May 1, 1865, and duty there until June 1. Moved to Savannah, Ga., June 1, thence to Georgetown, S.C., June 15. To Florence, S.C., July 6-9. Duty in Eastern South Carolina until August 19. At Charleston until August 29, and in 3rd Sub-District, Western South Carolina, until April, 1866. Mustered out April 5, 1866.

Lost by disease during service 40.

2nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Bangor for three months' service. Left State for Willett's Point, N.Y., May 14, 1861. Mustered into U.S. service for two and three years May 28, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., May 30. Attached to Keyes' Brigade, Tyler's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeastern Virginia, June to August, 1861. Fort Corcoran, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Martindale's Brigade, Fitz-John Porter's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to June, 1863.

SERVICE--Camp on Meridian Hill, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until July 1, 1861. Moved to Fails Church, Va., July 1, and duty there until July 16. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Occupation of Fairfax C. H. July 17. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty at Arlington Heights, Va., and at Fort Corcoran until October, and at Hall's Hill, Defenses of Washington, until March, 1862. Moved to the Peninsula March. Warwick Road and near Lee's Mills April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. New Bridge May 24. Hanover C. H. May 27. Operations about Hanover C. H. May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29; Turkey Bridge or Malvern Cliff June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Retreat from the Peninsula and movement to Centreville August 16-27. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 27-September 2. Battle of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Shephardstown Ford September 19. Shepbardstown September 20. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition to Richards and Ellis Fords December 29-30. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville My 1-5. Ordered home May 20. Three-year men transferred to 20th Maine Infantry. Mustered out June 9, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 65 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 70 Enlisted men by disease. Total 139.

 

3rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in June 4, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 5. Attached to Howard's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeastern Virginia, to August, 1861. Howard's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Sedgwick's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps: to June, 1864.

SERVICE--Camp on Meridian Hill, Defenses of Washington, D.C., until July 16, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va.. July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Virginia Peninsula Campaign April to August. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Near Richmond June 18. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Oak Grove June 25. Jordan's Ford June 27. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Retreat from the Peninsula and movement to Centreville August 16-27. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 27-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29, and Bull Run August 30. Chantilly September 1. Guard fords from Monocacy River to Conrad's Ferry until October 11. March to Leesburg, thence to Falmouth, Va., October 11-November 23. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. 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. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 5-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 3-June 5. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Po River May 10. Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Bloody Angle, Assault on the Salient, May 12. Harris Farm, Fredericksburg Road, May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-5. Ordered to the rear June 5. Mustered out June 28, 1864. Veterans and recruits transferred to 17th Regiment Maine Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 124 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 148 Enlisted men by disease. Total 283.

4th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Rockland and mustered in June 15, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 20. Attached to Howard's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeastern Virginia, to August, 1861. Heintzelman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Sedgwick's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1864.

SERVICE--Camp on Meridian Hill, Defenses of Washington, until July 16, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862, Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Moved to the Peninsula March 17. Peninsula Campaign April to August. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Near Richmond June 18. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Oak Grove June 25. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Retreat from the Peninsula and movement to Centreville August 16-27. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 27-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29: Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Guard fords from Monocacy River to Conrad's Ferry until October 11. March to Leesburg, thence to Falmouth, Va., October 11-November 23. Mouth of Monocacy, White's Ford, October 12. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-23. Wapping Heights, Va., July 23. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. 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. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Po River May 10. Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. "Bloody Angle," Assault on the Salient, May 12. Harris Farm, Fredericksburg Road, May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15. Ordered to the rear June 15. Mustered out July 19, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and recruits transferred to 19th Maine Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 14 Officers and 156 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 135 Enlisted men by disease. Total 307.

5th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Portland and mustered in June 24, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 26. Attached to Howard's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeastern Virginia, to August, 1861. Heintzelman's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1862. Slocum's Brigade, Franklin's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Army Corps, Army Potomac and Dept. of the Rappahannock, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to June, 1864.

SERVICE.--Camp at Meridian Hill until July 16, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty in the Defenses of Washington until March, 1862. Expedition to Pohick Church, Va., October 3, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. McDowell's advance on Fredericksburg, Va., April 4-12. Ordered to the Peninsula April 22. Siege of Yorktown (on Transports) April 24-May 4. West Point May 7-8. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines' Mill June 27. Golding's Farm June 28. Savage Station June 29. Charles City Cross Roads and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Retreat from the Peninsula and movement to Centreville August 15-27. In works at Centreville August 27-31. Assist in checking Pope's rout at Bull Run and cover retreat to Fairfax C. H., September 1. Maryland Campaign September-October. Crampton's Pass, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Hagerstown, Md., September 26 to October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. 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. Operations about Deep Run Ravine June 6-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Near Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. Hagerstown July 13. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 3 to June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. "Bloody Angle," assault on the Salient, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 19-22. Ordered to the rear for muster out. Mustered out July 27, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 6th Maine Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 99 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 76 Enlisted men by disease. Total 184.

6th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Portland and mustered in July 15, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 17. Attached to W. F. Smith's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. 2nd Brigade, Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to February, 1863. Light Division, 6th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Corps, to August, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty in the defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15, 1862. Ordered to the Peninsula March 16. Advance toward Yorktown April 4-5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Reconnaissance toward Yorktown April 6. Reconnaissance toward Lee's Mills April 28. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Duty at White House until May 18. Duty near Richmond until June 6 and picket on the Chickahominy until June 25. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Gaines' Mill June 26. Gold-Inn's Farm June 27. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 15. Retreat from the Peninsula and movement to Centreville August 15-27. In works at Centreville August 27-31. Assist in checking Pope's rout at Bull Run August 30, and cover retreat to Fairfax C. H. September 1. Maryland Campaign September-October. Sugar Loaf Mountain, Md., September 11-12. Crampton's Pass, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April. 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. Operations about Franklin's Crossing or Deep Run Ravine June 5-13. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Near Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Mine Run November 28-30. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 3 to June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. "Bloody Angle," assault on the Salient, May 12. North Anna May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-July 10. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23..Destruction of Weldon Railroad June 30. Ordered to rear for muster out July 10. Volunteered for 30 days' service in defense of Washington. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington July 12-13. Mustered out August 15, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 7th Maine.

Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 141 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 100 Enlisted men by disease. Total 255.

7th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in August 21, 1861. Left State for Baltimore, Md., August 23. Attached to Dix's Division, August to October, 1861. Davidson's Brigade, W. F. Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, to August, 1864.

SERVICE--Duty at Baltimore, Md., until October 25, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C. Duty at Georgetown Heights until November 7, and at Lewinsville, Va., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Return to Alexandria, thence moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., March 23-24. Reconnaissance to Watt's Creek March 27-31. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Advance up the peninsula May 9-13. At White House until May 19. Mechanicsville May 23-24. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's and Golding's Farms June 27-28. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville, August 15-27. In works at Centreville August 27-31. Assist in checking Pope's rout at Bull Run August 30, and cover retreat to Fairfax C. H. September 1. Maryland Campaign September-October. Crampton's Pass, South Mountain, September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16- 17. Ordered home to recruit October, and at Portland, Me., until January 21, 1863. Joined Brigade and Division at White Oak Church, Va., January 25. 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. (Co. "F" Joined May 23.) Operations at Franklin's Crossing June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Fairfield July 5. Near Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannook Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 3-June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-12; Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. "Bloody Angle," assault on the Salient, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 17-July 9. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Washington, D.C., July 1!-12, Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-21. Mustered out at Charlestown, Va., August 21, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 1st Maine Veteran Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 15 Officers and 113 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 209 Enlisted men by disease. Total 340.

 

8th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered In September 7, 1861. Left State for New York September 10, thence moved to Washington, D.C. Attached to Viele's 1st Brigade, Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps, October, 1861, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the South, to November, 1862. District of Beaufort, S, C., 10th Corps, Dept. South, to April, 1863. District of Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. South, to November, 1863. District of Beaufort, S.C., 10th Corps, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, to June, 1864, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps., to May, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Corps, May, 1865. 2nd Brigade. 1st Division, 24th Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to January, 1866.

SERVICE---Moved to Annapolis, Md., October 6, 1861. Expedition to Port Royal, S.C., October 21-November 7. Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor. November 7. Hilton Head November 8-9. Duty at Hilton Head until February. 1862. Five companies ordered to Dafuskie Island, S.C., February 14. Siege operations against Fort Pulaski until April 11. Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski April 10-11. Duty at Hilton Head Beaufort, S.C., until March, 1863. Expedition to Jacksonville, Fla., March 18-23. Operations near Jacksonville March 23-31. Reconnaissance toward Baldwin March 25. Skirmish near Jacksonville March 25. Moved to Beaufort, S.C., March 31April 1. Expedition against Charleston April 3-12. Moved to Hilton Head, S.C., April 16, and duty there until November 14. Moved to Beaufort, S.C., November 14, and duty there until April, 1864. Veterans on furlough March and April. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., April 14. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred May 5. Port Walthall May 6-7. Swift Creek May 9-10. Arrow field Church, Chester Station, May 10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred front May 17-28. Moved to White House Landing May 28-June 1. Rapidan Campaign June 1-15. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-19. Siege of Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Reserve). Non-Veterans left front September 4, 1864, and mustered out September 15, 1864. Chaffin's Farm September 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Duty in trenches north of James River before Richmond until March 27, 1865. Moved to Hatcher's Run March 27-28. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. White Oak Road March 30-31. Assault and capture of Forts Gregg and Baldwin April 2. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Rice's Station April 6. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Richmond, Va., until August; at Manchester until November, and at Fortress Monroe until January, 1866. Mustered out January 18, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 128 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 243 Enlisted men by disease. Total 381.

9th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in September 22, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 24, and camp at Bladensburg, Defenses of Washington, September 26-October 8. Moved to Annapolis, Md., October 8. Attached to Wright's 3rd Brigade, Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to February, 1862. Fernandina, Fla., Dept. of the South, to January, 1863. District of Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. South, to June, 1863. St. Helena Island, S.C., to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Corps, July, 1863. 2nd Brigade. Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 18th Corps, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 24th Army Corps, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army Ohio, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition to Port Royal, S.C., October 21-November 7, 1861. Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor, November 7. Hilton Head November 8. Duty at Hilton Head until January 29, 1862. Expedition to Warsaw Sound January 29-March 1. Expedition to Florida February 25-March 5. Occupation of Fernandina, Fla., March 5, and duty there until January, 1863. Near Fernandina April 10, 1862 (Co. "I"). Moved to Hilton Head, S.C., January, 1863, and duty there until June, and at St. Helena Island until July. Moved to Folly Island, S.C., July 4. Attack on Morris Island July 10. Assaults; on Fort Wagner, Morris Island, July 11 and 18. Siege operations against Forts Wagner and Gregg, -Morris Island, and Fort Sumter and Charleston July 11-September 7. Capture of Forts Wagner and Gregg September 7. Occupation of Black Island until January, 1864. Veterans on furlough February and March. Non-Veterans duty on Morris Island until April, then moved to Gloucester Point, Va. Veterans rejoin April 28. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-27. Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 5. Port Walthal Junction. Chester Station, May 6-7. Arrowfield Church May 9. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 16-27. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor May 27-June 1. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 15-19. Siege of Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to February, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Demonstration north of James River August 13-26. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18, Bermuda Hundred August 24-25. In trenches before Petersburg until September 25. Non-Veterans left front September 21 and mustered out September 27, 1864. New Market Heights September 28-29. Chaffin's Farm September 29-30. Charles City Cross Roads October 1. Fair Oaks October 27-28. Duty on north side of James until February, 1865. Rejoined Brigade at Fort Fisher, N. C. Cape Fear Entrenchment's February 11-12. Fort Anderson February 18-20. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Advance on Goldsboro March G-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Advance on Raleigh April 10-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnson and his army. Duty in North Carolina until July. Mustered out July 13, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 172 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 236 Enlisted men by disease. Total 421.

10th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Portland and mustered in October 4, 1861. Left State for Baltimore, Md., October 6. Attached to Dix's Division to November, 1861. Railroad Brigade, Army Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, Williams' Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. Headquarters 12th Army Corps, Armies of the Potomac and Cumberland, to November, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Baltimore, Md., until November 4, 1861. At Relay House until November 27, and at Baltimore until February 27, 1862. Guard duty by detachments along Baltimore & Ohio Railroad between Martinsburg and Charleston, W. Va., until May. Company "D" at Harper's Ferry until May 24, then moved to Winchester. Company "F" at Harper's Ferry until May 9, then moved to Winchester. Company "H" at Duffield's until May 24, then moved to Winchester. Company "K" at Kearneysville until May 24, then moved to Winchester. Company "C" at Van Obeiseville until May 9, then moved to Winchester. Company "A" at Opequan Bridge until May 24, then moved to Winchester. Company "B" at Martinsburg until May 24, then moved to Winchester. Company "E" at Halitown until May 9, then moved to Winchester. Companies "G" and "I" at Charleston until May 9, then moved to Winchester. All Companies at their stations from March 28. Operations in Shenandoah Valley May 15-June 17. Middletown May 24. Winchester May 25. Retreat to Williamsport May 25-27. Reconnaissance toward Martinsburg May 28. Reconnaissance to Luray C. H. June 29-30. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 16-September 2. Guarding trains during Bull Run Battles. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Duty at Berlin, Md., October 3-December 10. March to Fairfax Station December 10-14, and duty there until January 19, 1863. March to Stafford C. H. January 19-23, and duty there until April 27. Ordered to rear for muster out April 27. Three-year men formed into a Battalion of three Companies and assigned to duty at Headquarters 12th Army Corps April 26. Old members mustered out May 8, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Along the Rapidan August 1-September 24. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., September 24-October 2; to Murfreesboro, Tenn., October 5, thence to Shelbyville and Wartrace. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Provost duty at Headquarters 12th Corps until November. Transferred to 29th Maine Infantry November 1, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 74 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 53 Enlisted men by disease. Total 136.

11th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in November 12, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., November 13. Attached to Davis' Provisional Brigade, Army Potomac, to January, 1862. 1st Brigade, Casey's Division, Army Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Corps, to December, 1862. Naglee's Brigade, Dept. North Carolina, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Corps, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Corps, Port Royal, S.C., Dept. South, to April, 1863. District of Beaufort, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. South, to June, 1863. Fernandina, Fla., Dept. of the South, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. South, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, Dept. Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps, to July, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Virginia, to February, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty in the defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10-15. Moved to Newport News March 28. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Operations about Bottom's Bridge May 20-23. Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, May 31-June 1. Guard Bottom's Bridge June 13-26. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Destruction of railroad bridge over Chickahominy June 27. Bottom's Bridge June 28-29. White Oak Swamp June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 15. Moved to Yorktown August 16-22, and duty there until December 26. Expedition to Matthews County December 11-15. Moved to Morehead City, N. C., December 26-January 1, 1863, thence to Port Royal, S.C., January 28-31. To St. Helena Island February 10, and duty there until April 4. Expedition against Charleston April 4-12. At Beaufort, S.C., until June, Moved to Fernandina, Fla., June 4-6, and duty there until October 6. (A detachment acting as Artillery on Morris Island, S.C., during siege of Fort Wagner, and operations against Charleston, July to October, 1863.) Regiment moved to Morris Island October 6 and siege operations against Charleston until April, 1864, then ordered to Gloucester Point, Va. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-June 15. Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred May 5. Port Walthal May 6-7. Ware Bottom Church May 9. Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church May 9-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Drury's Bluff May 14-16. Bermuda Hundred May 17-June 20. Action at Bermuda Hundred June 2 and 14. Port Walthal, Bermuda Front, June 16-17. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Deep Bottom June 20 and 25. Grover House, Deep Bottom, July 21. New Market Heights, Deep Bottom, July 27-28. Strawberry Plains August 14-18. In trenches before Petersburg August 27-September 26. New Market Heights September 28-29. Chaffin's Farm September 29-30. Darbytown and New Market Roads October 7. Darbytown Road October 13. Fair Oaks October 27-28. Chaffin's and Johnson's Farms October 29. Non-Veterans left front for muster out November 7. Duty on north side of James River before Richmond until March 27, 1865. (Detached for duty at New York City during election of 1864, November 5-17, 1864.) Moved to Hatcher's Run March 27-29. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault and capture of Forts Gregg and Baldwin and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee to Appomattox April 3-9. Rice's Station April 6. High Bridge April 7. Clover Hill, Appomattox C. H., April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Richmond, Va., April 24 to November 24, and at Fredericksburg, Va., until January 19, 1866. Mustered out at City Point, Va., February 2, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 115 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 233 Enlisted men by disease. Total 259.

 

 

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

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