Union Regimental Histories

 

Maine

 

27th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Portland and mustered in for nine months' service September 30, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 20. 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.--Duty at Arlington Heights, Va., October 23 to December 12, 1862, and at Hunting Creek until March, 1863. Moved to Chantilly, Va., March 24, and duty there until June 23. Ordered to rear for muster out June 26. Volunteered to remain beyond its time in the defenses of Washington during the Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign. Left Washington for home July 4. Mustered out July 17, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 22.

28th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in for nine months' service October 18, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., October 26. Stopped at New York and duty at Fort Schuyler until November 26, and at East New York until January 17, 1863, Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., January 17-22, thence to New Orleans, La., January 22-29. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1863 (6 Cos.).

SERVICE.--Duty at Chalmette, La., until February 15, 1863. Moved to Pensacola, Fla., February 15, returning to New Orleans March 22, thence moved to Donaldsonville and duty there and at Plaquemine until May 27. (Six Companies ordered to Port Hudson May 27. Siege of Port Hudson May 30-July 8. Assault on Port Hudson June 14. Ordered to Donaldsonville July 4, and duty there until July 12.) Four Companies remained on duty at Donaldsonville May 27 to July 12. Action at Donaldsonville June 28 (4 Cos.). Moved to Baton Rouge July 12, thence to Cairo, Ill., August 6, and home. Mustered out August 31, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 10 Enlisted men killed and mortality wounded and 3 Officers and 140 Enlisted men by disease. Total 154.

29th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in December 17, 1863. (Cos. "A" and "D" transferred from 10th Maine Battalion.) Left State for New Orleans, La., January 31, arriving February 16, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf and Army Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1865. District of South Carolina. Dept. South, to June, 1866.

SERVICE.--Moved to Brashear City, La., February 20, 1864; thence to Franklin February 21. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. (10th Maine Battalion join May 30.) Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Monett's Bluff, Cane River Crossing, April 23. At Alexandria April 25-May 13. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Retreat to Morganza May 13-22. Mansura May 16. Duty at Morganza until July 2. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Washington, D.C., July 2-13. Snicker's Gap Expedition July 14-23. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Berryville August 21 and September 3-4. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty near Middletown until November 9. At Newton until December 30, and at Stevenson's Depot until April, 1865. Moved to Washington, D. C., and duty there April 22 to June 1. Provost duty during Grand Review May 23-24. Moved to Savannah, Ga., June 1-5, thence to Georgetown, S.C., June 14-15. Duty at various points in South Carolina, with headquarters at Darlington until March, 1865. Moved to Hilton Head, S.C., March 27, and duty there until June 21. (A Detachment at Helena and Seabrook Islands.) Mustered out Company "A" October 18, 1864; Regiment June 21, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded, and 4 Officers and 191 Enlisted men by disease. Total 237.

 

30th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta and mustered in January 8, 1864. Left State for New Orleans, La., January 31, 1864, arriving February 16. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864; and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to December, 1864. Garrison of Winchester, Va., Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. Dept. of Washington to June, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Algiers, La., February 16-18, 1864. Moved to Franklin February 18, and duty there until March 15. Red River Campaign March 15-May 22. Advance to Alexandria March 15-26, and to Natchitoches March 29-April 2. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Cane River Crossing April 23. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. At Morganza until July 2. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Fortress Monroe and Bermuda Hundred, Va., July 2-18. Duty at Deep Bottom until July 31. Moved to Washington, D.C.. thence to Harper's Ferry, W. Va. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. On detached duty, guarding trains, stores, etc., until October 26. Bunker Hill October 25. Duty near Middletown until November, and at Newtown until January, 1865. At Winchester and Stevenson's Depot until April, 1865. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 20, and duty there until June 30. Provost guard during Grand Review May 23-24. Moved to Savannah, Ga., June 30-July 7, and duty there until August. Mustered out August 20, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 31 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 254 Enlisted men by disease. Total 290.

31st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta March and April, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., April 18, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1865.

SERVICE---Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May 3-June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-19. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon R. R. August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Steadman March 25, 1865. Assault on Fort Davis April 1. Assault on Fort Mahone April 2. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3-20. Moved to Alexandria April 20-27. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 18 Officers and 161 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 176 Enlisted men by disease. Total 359.

32nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Augusta March 3 to May 6, 1864. 6 Companies left State for Washington, D.C., April 20. 4 Companies left State for Washington May 11 and Joined Regiment at North Anna River, Va., May 26. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1864.

SERVICE.--Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va., May 3-June 15, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Spotsylvania C. H. May 12-21. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-19. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to December 12, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30. Weldon R. R. August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Consolidated with 31st Maine Infantry December 12, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 81 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded, and 3 Officers and 114 Enlisted men by disease. Total 202.

Coast Guard Infantry

Company "A" mustered in at Belfast March 18, 1864. Stationed at Fort Washington, Md. Mustered out May 25, 1865.

Company "B" mustered in at Augusta April 27, 1864. Stationed at Fort Foote, Md. Mustered out June 24, 1865.

Company "C" mustered in at Eastport May 16, 1864. Stationed at Fort Sullivan, Eastport, Me. Mustered out September 6, 1865.

Company "D" mustered in at Augusta January 6, 1865. Stationed at Machiasport, Me. Mustered out September 6, 1865.

Company "E" mustered in at Augusta January 7, 1865. Stationed at Rockland, Me. Mustered out July 7, 1865.

Company "F" mustered in at Augusta January 6, 1865. Stationed at Belfast, Me. Mustered out July 7, 1865.

Company "G" mustered in at .... ..... .... March 1, 1865. Stationed at Calais, Me. Mustered out July 6, 1865.

 

 

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

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