Union Regimental Histories

 

United States Regular Army Infantry

 

1st Battalion Engineers

Attached to Engineer Brigade, Army Potomac, all through. Participated in the following service: Duty in the Defenses of Washington until March, 1862. Peninsula Campaign April to August, 1862. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Turkey Bridge June 30; Malvern Hill July 1; Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Fredericksburg, Va., "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, Pa., July 1-4. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania Court House May 8-21. North Anna River May 22-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fall of Petersburg April 2.

1st Regiment Infantry

Attached to Dept. of Missouri (6 Cos.) April, 1861, to March, 1862. Unassigned, Army of the Mississippi, to July, 1862. Post of Corinth, Miss., to November, 1862. Unattached, District of Corinth, Miss., 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, to December, 1862. Unattached, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Unattached, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 14th Division, 13th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, to August, 1863. Headquarters, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to October, 1863. Defenses of New Orleans, La., to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to March, 1864. Defenses of New Orleans, La., to April, 1865. District of LaFourche, La., Dept. Gulf, to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Battle of Wilson's Creek, Mo., August 10, 1861 (Cos. "B," "C," "D"). Duty in the Dept. of Missouri until February, 1862. Operations against New Madrid, Mo., and Island Number 10, Mississippi River, February 28-April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 18-22. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth, Miss., until March, 1863. Battle of Corinth October 3-4, 1862. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., March, 1863. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Big Black River Bridge May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Moved to New Orleans, La., August, and on provost duty there until October, 1865. (Go. "E" engaged at Hickory Grove, Mo., August 13, 1862.)

Regiment lost during the war 2 Officers and 34 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 85 Enlisted men by disease. Total 124.

2nd Regiment Infantry

In Kansas January, 1861. Companies "C" and "K" reached Washington, D.C., July, 1861. Attached to Porter's 1st Brigade, Hunter's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Porter's City Guard, Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Regiment concentrated at Washington, December, 1861, except Company "H" at Fort Larned, Kan. Attached to Syke's Regular Infantry Brigade, Army Potomac, March to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Provost Guard, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to October, 1864. Newport Barracks, Ky., to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861 (Cos. "C," "K"). Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21. Duty as City Guard at Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Turkey Bridge June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centerville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Shepherdstown Ford September 19-20. At Sharpsburg until 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. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee, July 5-24. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Near Greenwich April 11, 1864 (Cos. "C," "H," "K"). Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania Court House May 8-21; North Anna River May 22-26. 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 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to October, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Moved to Newport Barracks, Ky., October, 1864, and duty there until October, 1865. Company "B" moved from Kansas to St. Louis, Mo., February, 1861. Expedition to Booneville June 13-17. Capture of Jefferson City June 13. Action at Booneville June 17. Company "E" moved to St., Louis, Mo., July, 1861. Lyon's Springfield Campaign July-August. Companies "B" and "E" action at Dug Springs August 2. Battle of Wilson's Creek August 10, Joined Regiment in Washington, D.C., December, 1861. Company "H" at Fort Laramie until June, 1863. Joined Regiment at Benson's Mills, Va., June 13, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 88 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 58 Enlisted men by disease. Total 155.

 

3rd Regiment Infantry

In Texas until March, 1861. Companies "C" and "E" moved to New York March, 1861, and Companies "B," "D," "G," "H" and "K" to New York March 19-April 25, 1861. Companies "C" and "E" moved to Fort Pickens, Fla., arriving there April 16, 1861, and duty there until June, 1862. Action on Santa Rosa Island, Fla., October 9, 1861. Bombardment of Fort Pickens November 22-23. Fort Barrancas January 1, 1862. Fort Pickens May 9-12. Rejoined Regiment in Army Potomac June, 1862. Companies "A," "F" and "I" surrendered at Mattagorda Bay, Texas, April 26, 1861. Companies "F" and "I" Joined Regiment at Washington February, 1862. Companies "B," "D," "G," "H" and "K" moved from Fort Hamilton, N.Y. Harbor, to Washington, D. C., May 9, 1861, and duty there until March, 1862. Attached to Porter's Brigade, Hunter's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Porter's City Guard, Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Sykes' Regular Infantry, Reserve Brigade, Army Potomac, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to August, 1863. Dept. of the East, to October, 1864. Defenses of Washington, D.C., 22nd Army Corps, to February, 1865. Headquarters Army Potomac, to May, 1865. Defenses of Washington, 22nd Corps, to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Duty at Washington until March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Turkey Bridge June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centerville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19-20. At Sharpsburg until October 29. Kearneysville and Shepherdstown October 16-17. Moved to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., 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 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. At New York City during draft disturbances August 21-September 14. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Ordered to New York December, 1863, and duty at Forts Richmond, Hamilton and Columbus, N.Y. Harbor, until October, 1864. Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty there until February, 1865. Ordered to City Point, Va., and duty at Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1865. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Moved to Washington, D.C., May, and duty there until October, 1865. Grand Review May 23.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 39 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 48 Enlisted men by disease. Total 89.

4th Regiment Infantry

In California January, 1861. Ordered to Washington, D.C., and duty in the Defenses of that city until March, 1862. Attached to Sykes' Regular Infantry (Reserve) Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to August, 1863. Dept. of the East, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, June, 1864. City Point, Va., Headquarters, Army Potomac, to May, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Virginia Peninsula March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Turkey Bridge June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centerville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19-20. At Sharpsburg until October 29. Kearneysville and Shepherdstown October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., 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 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Moved to New York August 15. Duty at Forts Tompkins and Wood until April 25, 1864. ReJoined Army Potomac. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania Court House May 8-21; Ny River May 10; North Anna River May 22-26. 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 16-18. Ordered to City Point, Va., June 22, and assigned to duty at headquarters of the army under Gen. Grant until April, 1865. Fall of Petersburg April 2, 1865. Duty at Richmond, Va., until July, 1865. Moved to N.Y. Harbor July 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 58 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 61 Enlisted men by disease. Total 122.

5th Regiment Infantry

Duty in the Dept. of New Mexico throughout the war, operating against Indians. Battle of Valverde, N.M., February 21, 1862 (Cos. "B," "D," "F," "I"). Evacuation of Albuquerque and Santa Fe March 2-4, 1862 (1 Co.). Action at Apache Canon March 28, 1862 (Cos. "A," "G"). Peralta April 15. Companies "D," "E," "F" and "G" Joined Gen. Carlton's Command at Las Cruces August 10, 1862, Companies "A," "B," "I" and "K" at Fort Craig. Pecos River near Fort Sumner January 5, 1864 (Co. "D"). Expedition against Indians in Central Arizona December 26, 1864-January 1, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 18 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 35 Enlisted men by disease. Total 57.

6th Regiment Infantry

In California April, 1861. Regiment concentrated in Washington, D.C., October 31, 1861, to January 31, 1862. Attached to Sykes' Regular Infantry, Reserve Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to August, 1863. Dept. of the East, to May, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsburg June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Turkey Bridge June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centerville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battle of Groveton August 29. Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19-20. At Sharpsburg, Md., until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Snicker's Gap November 3. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., 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 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 4-24. Moved to New York City August 16-21, thence to Fort Hamilton. N. Y. Harbor, and duty there until May 17, 1865. Moved to Savannah, Ga., May 17-21, and duty in District of Savannah, Ga., until October, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 29 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 43 Enlisted men by disease. Total 75.

7th Regiment Infantry

In New Mexico, January, 1861. Concentrated at Fort Fillmore. Action at Mesilla July 25, 1861. Evacuation of Fort Fillmore July 27. St. Augustine Springs July 27. Seven Companies surrendered by Major Lynde. Paroled and moved to Fort Union, thence ordered to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Exchanged September 30, 1862, and ordered to Join Army Potomac. (Cos. "C," "F," "H" at Valverde, N.M., February 21, 1862.) Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, November, 1862, to August, 1863. Dept. of the East, to May, 1865. Moved to Florida May, 1865.

SERVICE.--Snicker's Gap, Va., November 3, 1862. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., 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 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Moved to New York August 14, and duty there until May, 1865. Moved to Florida May, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 50 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 56 Enlisted men by disease. Total 111.

8th Regiment Infantry

In Texas January, 1861. Forced to surrender while en route north. "C" at San Antonio April 22, "A" and "D" at Indianola April 24, and Companies "B," "E," "F," "H," "I" and "K" at San Lucas Springs May 9, 1861. Company "G" attached to Porter's Brigade, Hunter's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Company "F" reached Washington, D.C., July, 1861. Companies "F" and "G" attached to Porter's City Guard, Washington, D.C., to March, 1862. Provost Guard, Headquarters, Army Potomac, to July, 1863 (Cos. "A," "B," "D," "F," "G"). Dept. of the East to April, 1864. Provost Guard, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to November, 1864. Baltimore, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., until March, 1862. Moved to Virginia Peninsula. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Expedition up the Pamunkey May 17. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Mechanicsville June 26. Gaines' Mill June 27. Turkey Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. Movement to Alexandria August 16-23. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. (Co. "B" joined at Sharpsburg October 3, 1862.) At Sharpsburg, Md., until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6, 1863. (Co. "C" joined at Falmouth, Va., April 18, 1863.) Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Ordered to New York July 15. At City Hall Park, New York July 17-30, and on the Battery, New York, until August 22. At Forts in N.Y. Harbor until April 23, 1864. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 23. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania May 8-21; North Anna River May 22-26; Totopotomoy May 28-31; Cold Harbor June 1-12; Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16-November 2. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Moved to Buffalo, N.Y., November 2, thence to Baltimore, Md., November 22, and duty there until August, 1865.

Companies "C" and "D" reached Washington, D.C., April, 1862. Attached to Defenses of Washington, to May, 1862. Cooper's 1st Brigade, Sigel's Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to June, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army Potomac, September, 1862. Joined other Companies at Headquarters Army Potomac. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., May 24, 1862. Defense of Harper's Ferry May 24-30. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley until August. Battle of Cedar Mountain August 9. Pope's Virginia Campaign August 16-September 2. Fords of the Rappahannock August 20-23. Sulphur Springs August 26. Plains of Manassas August 27-29. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 15 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 47 Enlisted men by disease. Total 67.

9th Regiment Infantry

On duty at posts about San Francisco, Cal., September, 1861, to November, 1865. Lost during the war 2 Officers and 18 Enlisted men by disease. Total 20.

10th Regiment Infantry

Companies "B," "E," "G" and "I" at Washington, D. C., January, 1862. Companies "D" and "K" at Fort Laramie, Neb., until June, 1862. Moved to Fort Kearney and duty there until April 7, 1863. Joined Regiment near Chancellorsville, Va., April 30, 1863. Companies "A" and "F" at Socorro, N.M., January, 1862. Company "H" at Pinos Ranch near Santa Fe, N.M., January, 1862. Concentrated at Fort Craig (Cos. "A," "F" and "H"). Battle of Valverde, N.M., February 21, 1862. Albuquerque April 8. Peralta April 15. Company "C" at Fort Wise, Colo., January, 1862. Companies "C," "F" and "H" march to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., September to November, arriving there November 7, and moved to Washington, D.C., November 24. Joined Regiment at Aquia Creek, Va., November 28, 1862. Regiment attached to Sykes' Regular Infantry (Reserve) Brigade. Army Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to August, 1863. Dept. of the East to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to October, 1864. Headquarters, Army Potomac, to November, 1864. Dept. of the East, to April, 1865. Headquarters, Army Potomac, to June, 1865. Dept. Washington, D.C., to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in Defenses of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown, Va., April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Turkey Bridge June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centerville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19-20. At Sharpsburg, Md., until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., 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 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg. Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Moved to New York August 16-20. At Fort Hamilton, N.Y. Harbor, September 14, 1863, to April 23, 1864. Moved to front and Joined 9th Army Corps at Bealeton Station, Va., April 29. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania Court House May 8-21; Ny River May 10. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 22-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 18-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Transferred to 5th Army Corps June 11. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to October 25. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Provost Guard, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, October 12 to 25. Moved to Fort Hamilton, N.Y. Harbor, October 25-29, and duty there until April, 1865. Moved to the field and Joined Army Potomac, at Burkesville, Va., April 23. March to Washington, D.C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Duty at Washington, D.C., until October. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., October 20-27, thence to St. Paul, Minn.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 83 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 49 Enlisted men by disease. Total 138.

11th Regiment Infantry

Organized by direction of the President May 4, 1861, and confirmed by Act of Congress July 29, 1861. Organized at Fort Independence, Boston Harbor, 1st Battalion ordered to Perryville, Md., October 10, 1861, and duty there until March, 1862. Ordered to Washington, D.C. Attached to Sykes' Regular Infantry, Reserve Brigade, Army Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to November, 1864. Annapolis, Md., 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to January, 1865. City Point, Va., Headquarters Army Potomac, to May, 1865. Dept. of Virginia, to October, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Virginia Peninsula March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Turkey Bridge June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centerville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19-20. At Sharpsburg, Md., until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., 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 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. On special duty at New York August 21-September 14. Rejoined army, Bristoe Campaign, October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Rapidan Campaign May 4-June 12, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spotsylvania Court House May 8-21; North Anna River May 22-26. 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 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16-November 2. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Moved to Fort Hamilton, N.Y. Harbor, November 2, thence to Baltimore, Md., November 18, and to Annapolis, Md., December 5. Duty at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md., until January 26, 1865. Ordered to City Point, Va., January 26, and camp near Gen. Grant's Headquarters until March 8. Provost duty at Headquarters, Army Potomac, until May, and at Richmond. Va., until October, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 117 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 86 Enlisted men by disease. Total, 213.

12th Regiment Infantry

Organized by direction of the President May 4, 1861, and confirmed by Act of Congress July 29, 1861. Organized at Fort Hamilton, N.Y. Harbor. Moved to Washington, D.C., March 5, 1862. Attached to Sykes' Regular Infantry, Reserve Brigade, Army Potomac, to May, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to August, 1863. Dept. of the East to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to November, 1864. Dept. of the East to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March, 1862. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Turkey Bridge June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centerville August 16-28. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 28-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19-20. At Sharpsburg, Md., until October 29. Kearneysville and Shepherdstown October 16-17. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., 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 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Moved to New York August 16-19. (Cos. "F" and "H," 2nd Battalion, in N.Y. riots July, 1863.) Duty at New York until September 14. Rejoined army at Culpeper, Va., September 22. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Rapidan Campaign, battles of the Wilderness, May 5-7; Spotsylvania Court House May 8-21; North Anna River May 22-26. 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 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16 to November 2. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Moved to New York November 2-6. 1st Battalion on duty at Elmira, N.Y., and 2nd Battalion at Fort Hamilton. N.Y. Harbor, until July, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 118 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 190 Enlisted men by disease. Total 319.

 

 

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

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