Union Regimental Histories

 

Maine

 

12th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Portland and mustered in November 16, 1861. Left State for Lowell, Mass., November 24, thence moved to Boston December 30 and embarked on Steamer "Constitution" for Ship Island, Miss., January 2, 1862, arriving there February 12. Attached to Butler's Expeditionary Corps January to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1862. Grover's Division, Baton Rouge, La., Dept. Gulf, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to February, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to January, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade. 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army Ohio, to April, 1865. District of Savannah, Dept. South, to April, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at Ship Island, Miss., to May 4, 1862. Moved to New Orleans, La., and duty at U.S. Mint until October, 1862. Expedition to Pass Manchac June 16-20. Pass Manchac June 17. Expedition to Ponchatoula (Cos. "C," "D," "F") September 13-18. Pouchatoula September 15. Moved to Camp Parapet October 21, and duty there until November 19. Moved to Baton Rouge, La., and duty there until March, 1863. Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27. Moved to Donaldsonville. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Porter's and McWilliams' Plantation at Indian Head April 13. Irish Bend April 14. Destruction of salt works at New Iberia April 18. Advance to the Red River April 20-May 20. Advance on Port Hudson May 21-24. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 8. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Thibodeaux June 20 (Detachment). Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Donaldsville July 13. Moved to New Orleans August 12, thence to Ship island, Miss., and duty there until October. At Camp Parapet until January 3, 1864. Expedition to Madisonville (Cos. "B," "F," "I," "K") January 3-7. Capture of Madisonville January 7, and duty there until March 11. Ordered to New Orleans March 11. Veterans on furlough April to June 16. Non-Veterans at Camp Parapet until June 16. Veterans moved from Portland to New Orleans May 27, thence Regiment moved to Morganza, La., and duty there until July 3. Moved to Algiers, thence to Fort Monroe, Va., July 13-20, thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va., July 21. Duty in trenches at Bermuda Hundred until July 25. Demonstration on north side of James River July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 31, hence to Tennallytown, Md., August 2. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Berryville September 3-4. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Cedar Creek until November 9 and at Opequan until November 19. Non-Veterans left front November 19, and mustered out December 7, 1864. Veterans consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies. Ordered to Savannah, Ga., January 3, 1865, and duty there until April, 1866. Six new Companies organized February and March, 1865, and assigned as "E," "F," "G," "H," "I," "K." Mustered out in February and March, 1866. Regiment mustered out April 18, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 49 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 237 Enlisted men by disease. Total 291.

13th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in December 13, 1861. Moved to Boston, Mass., February 8, 1862. Companies "A," "B," "E" and "I" embark on Steamer "Mississippi" for Ship Island, Miss., February 20, arriving March 20. Regiment moved to New York February 21, and there embark February 27 on Steamer "Fulton" for Ship Island, Miss., arriving there March 8. Attached to Butler's Expeditionary Corps January to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1862. Independent Command, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1862. Defenses of New Orleans, La., Dept. Gulf, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to December, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty at Ship Island, Miss., until July 5, 1862. Company "C" moved to Fort Pike July 5, thence to Fort Macomb, and duty there until August 30, 1863. Moved to New Orleans. Company "A" moved to quarantine station July 8, and duty there until August 7, then at Fort St. Phillip until August, 1863. Moved to New Orleans. Companies "G," "H" and "I" moved to Fort Jackson July 8, and to Fort St. Phillip August 24. Duty there until August, 1863. Expedition to Pass Manchac February 8-11, 1863 (Detachment). Moved to New Orleans. Companies "B" and "E" moved to New Orleans July 11, thence to Fort St. Phillip July 15, and duty there until August, 1863. Moved to New Orleans. Companies "D" and F" at Ship Island until January 23, 1863, and at Forts Jackson and St. Phillip until August, 1863. Moved to New Orleans August 1. Company "K" moved to Fort Macomb July 5, and duty there until August 30, 1863. Moved to New Orleans. Region duty at New Orleans August to October, 1863. Expedition to the Rio Grande, Texas, October 27-December 2. Advance on Brownsville, Texas, November 3-6. Occupation of Fort Brown November 6. Expedition to Aransas Pass November 17. Capture of Mustang Island November 17. Fort Esperanza November 25-27. Matagorda Bay December 29-30. Companies "C," "H" and "K" duty at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Island, until February, 1864, Moved to Franklin, La., February 12-16, and duty there until March 15. Red River Campaign March 15-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 15-26, thence to Natchitoches March 26-April 2. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Cane River Crossing April 23. At Alexandria April 25-May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-22. Mansura May 16. Duty at Morganza until July 1. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., July 1-13. Expedition to Snicker's Gap, Va., July 13-23. Veterans on furlough August-September, Non-Veterans duty at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., until October 5. Regiment ordered to Martinsburg, W. Va., and duty there until December 25. Non-Veterans left front for muster out December 25. Mustered out January 5, 1865. Veterans and Recruits consolidated to a Battalion and transferred to 30th Maine Infantry December 25, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 13 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 178 Enlisted men by disease. Total 195.

14th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in December 31, 1861. Left State for Boston, Mass., February 5, 1862, and there embarked February 6 on Steamer "North America" for Ship Island, Miss., arriving March 8. Attached to Butler's New Orleans Expeditionary Corps, January to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1862. Sherman's Division, Dept. Gulf, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade. 3rd Division, 19th Corps, July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Corps, to February, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to January, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. South, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army Ohio, to April, 1865. District of Savannah, Dept. of the South, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Ship Island, Miss., until May 19, 1862. Moved to New Orleans, May 19-25, and duty there until July 7. Moved to Baton Rouge, La., July 7. Expedition to Amite River July 23-25 (Cos. "F" and "K"). Battle of Baton Rouge August 5. Moved to Carrollton August 20, and duty there until December 13. Bayou Des Allemands September 4-5. Expedition to St. Charles C. H. September 7-8. St. Charles C. H. September 8. Moved to Bonnet Carre December 13, and duty there until May 7, 1863. Company "H" detached at Frenier December 14, 1862, to January 6, 1863. Company "B" detached at Frenier December 14, 1862, to February 20, 1863. Company "E" detached at Frenier January 6 to April 11. Scout to Pass Manchac February 8-11, 1863 (Detachment). Expedition to Ponchatoula March 21-24. Capture of Ponchatoula March 24 (Co. ,'E"). Expedition to Amite River March 24-30 (Cos. "A," "B," "C," "D," "G," "H" and "I"). Expedition to Amite River May 7-19. Civiques Ferry May 10. Moved to Baton Rouge, thence to Port Hudson May 20-22. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 8. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 8. Moved to Baton Rouge July 22. Sabine Pass Expedition September 4-11. Western Louisiana ("Teche") Campaign October 3-November 30. Duty at New Iberia until January 7, 1864. Moved to Franklin January 7, thence to New Orleans January 16. Duty at Camp Parapet until May 5. Veterans on furlough February 10 to April 19. Moved to Baton Rouge May 5, and duty there until June 1. Moved to Morganza, La., and duty there until July 3. Moved to Algiers, thence to Fort Monroe and Bermuda Hundred, Va., July 3-22. In trenches at Bermuda Hundred until July 28. Demonstration north of James River July 28-29. Deep Bottom July 28-30. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 31, thence to Tennallytown, Md., August 2. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Berryville September 3-4. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Cedar Creek until November 9. At Kernstown until November 24. Guard train to Martinsburg. Moved to Camp Russell December 1, and duty there until December 22. Non-Veterans left front for muster out December 22. Mustered out January 13, 1865. Veterans and Recruits consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies, and duty at Stevenson's Depot until January 6, 1865. Moved to Savannah, Ga., January 6-20, and provost duty there until May 6. (Two new unassigned Companies Joined March 30, and four Companies Joined April 10. Assigned as "E," "F," "G," "H," "I" and "K".) March to Augusta, Ga., May 6-14, and to Savannah May 31-June 7. Moved to Darien June 9-10, and duty there until August 28. (Co. "B" at Walthamville and Co. "H" at Brunswick.) Mustered out August 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 81 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 330 Enlisted men by disease. Total 418.

 

15th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta December 6-31, 1861, and mustered in January 23, 1862. Moved to Portland February 25, and there embarked for Ship Island, Miss., March 6. Attached to Butler's New Orleans Expeditionary Corps January to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1862, District of West Florida, Dept. Gulf, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1865. 2nd Separate Brigade, District of South Carolina, Dept. of the South, to July, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at Ship Island, Miss., until May, 1862, and at Camp Parapet and Carrollton May 19-September 8. Moved to Pensacola, Fla., September 8, and duty there until June, 1863. Action at Fifteen Mile House, Fla., February 25, 1863, and at Arcadia March 6. Ordered to New Orleans June 21, thence to La Fourche Landing. Expedition to Thibodeaux June 23-25. At Camp Parapet until August, and provost duty in New Orleans until October. Expedition to the Rio Grande, Texas, October 27-December 2. Advance on Brownsville November 3-6. Occupation of Brownsville November 6. Expedition to Aransas November 14-21. Aransas Pass and capture of Mustang Island November 17. Fort Esperanza November 25-27. Cedar Bayou November 23 (Detachment). Duty at Pass Cavallo, Matagorda Island, until February 28, 1864. Moved to Franklin, La., March 1-5. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26, thence to Natchitoches March 26-April 2. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Cane River Crossing April 23. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Retreat to Morganza May 13-22. Mansura May 16. Duty at Morganza until July. Moved to Fort Monroe, thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va., July 1-17 (6 Cos.). Duty in trenches at Bermuda Hundred until July 28. Deep Bottom July 28-30. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Monocacy, Md. (4 Cos., under Murray and Drew, moved from Morganza to Washington, D.C., July 1-12. Pursuit of Early July 14-24. Rejoin Regiment at Monocacy, Md., August 4.) Veterans on furlough August 5-October l. Non-Veterans temporarily attached to 13th Maine Infantry, and duty at Harper's Ferry until October 5. Regiment moved to Martinsburg October 5, and duty there until January 7, 1865. Moved to Stevenson's Depot, and operations in the Shenandoah Valley until April. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 19-23, and duty there until May 31. On provost duty during Grand Review May 23-24. Moved to Savannah, Ga., May 31-June 4, thence to Georgetown, S.C., June 13-14. Duty at Georgetown, Darlington, Cheraw, Chesterfield C. H., Bennettsville, Columbia and in Districts of Chester, Lancaster, York, Spartanburg and Union until July, 1866. Mustered out July 5, 1866. Non-Veterans mustered out January 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 340 Enlisted men by disease. Total 348.

16th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in August 14, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 19, and camp at Arlington Heights until September 6. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army Potomac, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Corps, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Corps, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Corps, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--March into Maryland September 6-16, 1862. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty near Sharpsburg, Md., until October 28. Moved to Warrenton, Va., October 28-November 7. Forced march to Rappahannock Station November 11. Duty there until November 19, and at Brooks Station until December 11. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24. 1863. At Falmouth and Belle Plains until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Fitzhugh's Crossing April 29-30. 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. Bristoe Campaign October 9-23. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. White Oak Swamp June 13. Before Petersburg June 16-19, Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Reconnaissance toward Dinwiddie C. H. September 15. Garrison Fort Wadsworth until December 5. Warren's Hicksford Raid December 7-12. Dabney's Mills February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. White Oak Road March 29-30. Gravelly Run March 31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox C. H, April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Black and White Station April 21-May 1. Moved to Manchester, thence marched to Washington, D.C., May 1-12. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Ball's Cross Roads until June 5. Mustered out June 5, 1865. Recruits transferred to 20th Maine Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 172 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 257 Enlisted men by disease. Total 440.

17th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp King, Cape Elizabeth, and mustered in August 18, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 21. Attached to Defenses of Washington to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Corps, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty in the Defenses of Washington August 23-October 7, 1862, At Upton's Hill, Va., until October 12. At Edwards Ferry October 12-28. Advance to Warrenton, thence to Falmouth, Va., October 28-November 22. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 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. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Wapping Heights July 23. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. 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. Mine Run November 28-30. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spotsylvania May 8-!2, 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 May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-19. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2. 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Deep Bottom, north of the James, July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-11. Dabney's Mills February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. South Side Railroad March 29. Boydton Road and White Oak Ridge March 30-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Jettersville April 5. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge April 6-7. Farmville April 7. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville April 11-May 1. March to Washington, D. C., May 1-15. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out at Bailey's Cross Roads June 4, 1865. Recruits transferred to 1st Maine Heavy Aruntilery. Discharged at Portland, Me., June 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 195 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 159 Enlisted men by disease. Total 370.

18th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Bangor and mustered in August 21, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 24, and duty in the defenses of that city until January 6, 1863. Designation of Regiment changed to 1st Maine Heavy Aruntilery January 6, 1865.

19th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Bath and mustered in August 25, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 27. Attached to Defenses of Washington to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., until September 30, 1862. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 30-October 4. Advance to Warrenton, Va., October 30-November 9. March to Falmouth November 15-17, Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15, "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. busy at Falmouth until April, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 34. Banks Ford May 4. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Haymarket June 25. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Bristoe Station October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Po River May 9-10. Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21, "Bloody Angle," Assault on the Salient, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-19. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Deep Bottom, north of the James, July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Dabney's Mills February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton Road March 30-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge April 6-7. Farmville April 7. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville April 11-May 2. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-15. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out May 31 and discharged June 7, 1865. Recruits transferred to 1st Maine Heavy Aruntilery.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 189 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 182 Enlisted men by disease. Total 376.

20th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Portland and mustered in August 29, 1862. Left State for Alexandria, Va., September 3. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17, 1862. Shephardstown September 19. Advance to Falmouth, Va., October-November. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition to Richards and Ellis Fords December 20-30. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 12-July 24. Aldie June 17. Upperville and Upperville June 21. Middleburg June 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. 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 May 3-June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Mills May 23. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-3. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-19. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Weldon Railroad June 21-23, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Six Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Hatcher's Run October 27-28. Warren's Hicksford Raid December 7-11. Dabney's Mills, Hatchef's Run, February 5-7, 1865. 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. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out--Old members, June 4; Regiment, July 16, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 138 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 145 Enlisted men by disease. Total 293.

 

21st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in for nine months' service October 14, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 21. Ordered on reaching Trenton, N.J., to return to New York, and duty at East New York until January, 1863. Embarked for New Orleans, La., January 9. Companies "A," "C," "E," "F," "H" and "K," on Steamer "Onward," reach New Orleans January 31, and moved to Baton Rouge, La., February 3. Balance of Regiment arrive at Baton Rouge February 11. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Operations against Port Hudson March 7-20, 1863. Duty at Baton Rouge until May. Advance on Port Hudson May 20-24. Action at Plains Store May 21. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 8. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 8. Ordered home July 24. Mustered out August 25, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 26 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 144 Enlisted men by disease. Total 172.

22nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Bangor and mustered in for nine months' service October 10, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 21. Duty at Arlington Heights, Va., until November 3. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., November 3, thence to Ship Island, Miss., and New Orleans, La., December 2-15. Attached to Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, Army Gulf, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Moved to Baton Rouge, La., January 16, 1863. Duty there until March. Operations against Port Hudson, La., March 7-20. Moved to Donaldsonville March 26, thence to Brashear City. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Porter's and McWilliams' Plantations at Indian Bend April 13. Irish Bend April 14. Moved to Franklin April 15. Bayou Vermillion April 17. Moved to New Iberia April 25; to Washington May 6, thence to Brashear City May 11-27. Moved to Port Hudson May 28. Siege of Port Hudson June 1-July 8. Assault at Port Hudson June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 8. Ordered home July 24. Mustered out August 14, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 169 Enlisted men by disease. Total 180.

23rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Portland and mustered in for nine months' service September 29, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 18. Attached to Grover's Brigade, Defenses of Washington, to February, 1863. Jewett's Brigade, 22nd Corps, to June, 1863. Slough's Brigade, Defenses of Alexandria, 22nd Corps, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Camp at East Capital Hill until October 25, 1862. Moved to Seneca, Md., October 25, and guard duty along the Potomac River until April 19, 1863. Stationed at Edwards Ferry December, 1862, to April, 1863. Moved to Poolesville April 19, thence to Washington May 5, and to Alexandria May 24. Moved to Poolesville, Md., June 17, thence to Harper's Ferry, W. Va, Mustered out July 15, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 56 Enlisted men by disease.

24th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in for nine months' service October 16, 1862. Left State for New York City October 29. Duty at East New York until January 12, 1863. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to New Orleans, La., January 12-February 14. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Moved to Bonnet Carre, La., February 26, 1863, and duty there until May. Expedition to Ponchatoula and Amite River March 21-30. Capture of Ponchatoula March 24. Amite River March 28. Expedition to Amite River May 7-21. Civiques Ferry May 10. Advance on Port Hudson May 21-24. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 8. Assaults on Port Hudson, May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 8. Ordered home July 24, and mustered out August 25, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 5 Officers and 185 Enlisted men by disease. Total 191.

25th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Portland and mustered in for nine months' service September 29, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 16. Attached to Casey's Division, Defenses of Washington, to February, 1863. 1st Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Corps, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Corps, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C., October 18, 1862, to March 24, 1863. Moved to Chanuntily, Va., March 24, and picket duty there until June 26. (Temporarily attached to 12th Army Corps, Army Potomac.) Moved to Arlington Heights June 26, thence ordered home June 30. Mustered out July 10, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 20 Enlisted men by disease.

26th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Bangor and mustered in for nine months' service October 11, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 26. Duty in the defenses of that city until November 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., 16, thence sailed for New Orleans, La., December 2. Attached to Grover's Division, Dept., of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1863.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Chalmette, La., until January 8, 1863. Occupation of Baton Rouge, La., December 17, 1862 (part of Regiment). Rest of Regiment moved to Baton Rouge January 8, 1863, and duty there until March 13. Operations against Port Hudson March 13-20. Moved to Donaldsonville March 28, thence to Thibodeauxville and Brashear City. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Bayou Teche Campaign April 11-20. Irish Bend April 14. Bayou Vermillion April 17. Conduct train from Alexandria to Brashear City, a march of 300 miles, May 21-26. Moved to Algiers May 27, thence to Port Hudson May 29. Siege of Port Hudson May 30-July 8. Assault on Port Hudson June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 8. Ordered home July 25 and mustered out August 17, 1863, expiration of term.

Regiment lost during service 34 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 130 Enlisted men by disease. Total 165.

 

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

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