Union Regimental Histories

 

Vermont

 

1st Regiment U.S. Sharpshooters, Company "F"

Organized at West Randolph September 13, 1861. Left State for Weehawken, N.J., September 14, thence to Washington, D.C., September 25. (See 1st U.S. Sharpshooters.)

2nd Regiment U.S. Sharpshooters, Company "E"

Organized at West Randolph and mustered in November 9, 1861 Left State for Washington, D.C., November 25, 1861. (See 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters.)

2nd Regiment U.S. Sharpshooters, Company "H"

Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in December 31, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., December 31, 1861. (See 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters.)

1st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Rutland and mustered in for three months May 9, 1861. Left State for Fortress Monroe, Va., May 9, arriving there May 13. Camp at Hygea Hotel until May 25. Demonstration on Hampton May 20. Reconnoissance to Hampton May 23. Occupation of Newport News May 27, and duty there until August. Advance on Big Bethel June 9. Battle of Big Bethel June 10. Moved to Brattleboro, Vt., August 4-7 and mustered out August 15, 1861.

Losses 2 Enlisted men killed and 6 Enlisted men died of disease. Total 8.

2nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Burlington and mustered in June 20, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., June 24. Attached to Howard's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. W. F. Smith's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Brook's Brigade, Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Battle of Bull Run, Va., July 21. Scout to Great Falls August 20-25. Skirmish near Lewinsville September 11 (Cos. "A" and "F."). Reconnoissance to Lewinsville September 25 (Cos. "A" and "F"). Expedition to Munson's Hill September 28. Reconnoissance to Vienna October 17. Reconnoissance to Peacock Hill November 9. Duty in the Defences of Washington until March, 1862. Moved to Alexandria March 10, thence to the Virginia Peninsula March 23-24. Young's Mill April 4. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Reconnoissance to Warwick River April 30. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's Farm June 27. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria August 16-24. Maryland Campaign September-October. Crampton's Pass, Md., September 14. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. At Hagerstown September 26-October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's Second Campaign, "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. Franklin's Crossing June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. Ordered to New York City August 14. Duty there and at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., until September 13. Moved to Alexandria, thence to Fairfax Court House, Va., September 13-17, and to Culpeper Court House September 22. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient at Spottsylvania 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 18-19. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens July 11-12. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Charlestown August 21-22. Gilbert's Ford, Opequan River, September 18. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Strasburg until November 9 and at Kernstown until December 9. Moved to Petersburg December 9-12. Siege of Petersburg December 12, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Dabney's Mills February 5-7, 1865. Fort Fisher, before Petersburg, March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Farmville and Burkesville Junction until April 23. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there until May 18. At Manchester until May 24. March to Washington May 24-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Nonveterans mustered out June 29, 1864. Regiment mustered out July 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 218 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 175 Enlisted men by disease. Total 399.

3rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at St. Johnsbury and mustered in July 16, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 24-26. Attached to W. F. Smith's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Brook's Brigade, Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Georgetown Heights and at Camp Griffin, defences of Washington, until March 10, 1862. Skirmish at Lewinsville September 11, 1861. Reconnoissance to Lewinsville September 25. Moved to Alexandria March 10, 1862, thence to Fortress Monroe, Va., March 23-24. Action at Young's Mill April 4. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's Farm June 27. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria August 16-24. Maryland Campaign September-October. Crampton's Pass 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. Burnside's Second Campaign, "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. Franklin's Crossing June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg. Pa., July 2-4. Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. Ordered to New York City August 14, and duty there until September 13. Moved to Alexandria, thence to Fairfax Court House September 13-17, and to Culpeper Court House September 22. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spottsylvania Court House, 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 18-19. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg until July 9. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens July 11-12. Nonveterans mustered out July 27, 1864. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Opequan Creek September 1. Gilbert's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Strasburg to November 9 and at Kernstown until December 9. Moved to Petersburg, Va., December 9-12. Siege of Petersburg December 13, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, before Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Farmville and Burkesville Junction until April 23. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there until May 18. Moved to Manchester May 18, thence marched to Washington, D.C., May 24-June 2. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out July 11, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 201 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 164 Enlisted men by disease. Total 371.

 

4th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in September 21, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., September 21-23. Attached to Brook's Brigade, Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Camp Griffin Defences of Washington until March 10, 1862. Reconnoissance to Vienna, Va., October 19, 1861. Moved to Alexandria March 10, 1862, thence to Fortress Monroe March 23-24. Reconnoissance to Big Bethel March 27-28. Reconnoissance to Warwick March 30. Young's Mills April 4. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's Farm June 27. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria August 16-24. Maryland Campaign September-October. Crampton's Pass, Md., September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Hagerstown, Md., September 26-October 29. Movement to Falmouth October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's Second Campaign, "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. Franklin's Crossing June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Funkstown July 10-13. Detached for duty at New York August 14-September 16. Moved to Alexandria, thence to Fairfax Court House, Va., and to Culpeper Court House September 16-23. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spottsylvania, 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 18-19. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg until July 9. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens July 11-12. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Gilbert's Ford, Opequan River, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Nonveterans mustered out September 30, 1864. Duty at Strasburg until November 9 and at Kernstown until December 9. Moved to Petersburg, Va., December 9-12. Siege of Petersburg December 13, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, before Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Farmville and Burkesville Junction until April 28. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there until May 18. Moved to Manchester May 18, thence march to Washington May 24-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out July 13, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 150 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 279 Enlisted men by disease. Total 442.

5th Regiment Infantry

Organized at St, Albans and mustered in September 16, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., September 23-25. Attached to Brook's Brigade, Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps. Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--At Camp Griffin Defences of Washington until March 10, 1862. Moved to Alexandria March 10, thence to Fortress Monroe March 23-24. Reconnoissance to Warwick River March 30. Young's Mills April 4. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's Farm June 27. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria August 16-24. Maryland Campaign September-October. Crampton's Pass September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Hagerstown, Md., September 26-October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's Second Campaign, "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. Franklin's Crossing June 5-12. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. Detached from Army for duty at New York City and Kingston, N.Y., August 14-September 16. Rejoined army at Culpeper Court House, Va., September 23. 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-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spottsylvania Court House, 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 18-19. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg until July 9. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens July 11-12. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Gilbert's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Strasburg until November 9 and at Kernstown until December 9. Moved to Petersburg, Va., December 9-12. Siege of Petersburg December 13, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, before Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Farmville and Burkesville Station until April 23. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there until May 18. Moved to Manchester, thence march to Washington, D.C., May 24-June 8. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out nonveterans October 14, 1864. Regiment June 29, 1965.

Regiment lost during service 11 Officers and 202 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 124 Enlisted men by disease. Total 338.

6th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Montpelier and mustered in October 15, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., October 19-22. Attached to Brook's Brigade, Smith's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defences of Washington until March 10, 1862. Moved to Alexandria March 10, thence to Fortress Monroe, Va., March 23-24. Reconnoissance to Warwick River March 30. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee's Mills April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett's Farm June 27. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria August 16-24. Maryland Campaign September-October. Crampton's Pass, Md., September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Hagerstown, Md., until October 29. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside's Second Campaign, "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. Franklin's Crossing June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Funkstown, Md., July 10-13. Detached for duty in New York August 14-September 16. Rejoined Army at Culpeper Court House September 23. 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-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spottsylvania Court House, 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 18-19. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg until July 9. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens July 11-12. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Gilbert's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Strasburg until November 9, and at Kernstown until December 9. Moved to Petersburg December 9-12. Siege of Petersburg December 13, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, before Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Farmville and Burkesville Station until April 23. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there until May 18. Moved to Manchester, thence march to Washington, D.C., May 24-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 191 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 212 Enlisted men by disease. Total 418.

7th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in February 12, 1862, to date from June 1, 1861. Left State for New York March 10, 1862. Embarked March 14 for Ship Island, Miss., right wing on Steamer "Premier," and left wing on Steamer "Tamerlaine," arriving at Ship Island April 7 and 10. Attached to Phelps' 1st Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1862. District of West Florida to December, 1863. Defences of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Reserve Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1865. Dept. of Texas to March, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at Ship Island, Miss., until May 13, 1862. (Cos. "B," "C" and "D" detached at Fort Pike May 5 to June 13.) Regiment moved to New Orleans, La., May 13-16. At Carrollton until June 15. Moved to Baton Rouge June 15-16. Expedition from Baton Rouge to Vicksburg, Miss., and operations against Vicksburg June 20-July 26. Hamilton's Plantation, near Grand Gulf, June 24. Battle of Baton Rouge August 5. Evacuation of Baton Rouge August 20. Duty at Carrollton until October 13. Ordered to Pensacola, Fla., October 13, and garrison duty there until February 20, 1863. Reconnoissance to Oakfield December 29, 1862. Garrison, Forts Barrancas and Pickens, until June 19, 1863. Expedition to Oakfield February 17, 1863. Duty at Barrancas and at Santa Rosa Island until August, 1864. Near Point Washington February 9, 1864 (Co. "B"). Expedition from Barrancas toward Pollard, Ala., July 21-25, 1864. Gonzales Station July 22. Old members mustered out August 10, 1864. Veterans absent on furlough August 10 to September 27. Left State for Dept. of the Gulf September 30. Sailed from New York to New Orleans, La., October 4, arriving October 13. Duty at New Orleans until February 19, 1865. Moved to Mobile Point, Ala., February 19. Campaign against Mobile and its Defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. Action at Whistler's Station April 13. Expedition to McIntosh Bluff on Tombigbee River April 19-May 9. At Mobile until June 2. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, June 2-5; thence to Clarksville June 14, and duty there until August 2, and at Brownsville until March, 1866. Mustered out March 14, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 10 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 403 Enlisted men by disease. Total 420.

8th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in February 18, 1862. Left State for New York March 14. Sailed for Ship Island, Miss., March 19, arriving April 6. Attached to Phelps' 1st Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to October, 1862. Weitzel's Reserve Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to February, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, to July, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Defences of Washington, 22nd Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved from Ship Island to New Orleans May 7-8, 1862. Duty there and at Algiers and guarding Opelousas Railroad until September. Bayou des Allemands June 20 and 22. Raceland Station June 22. St. Charles Station August 29 (Cos. "A" and "C"). Bote Station September 4 (Co. "K"). Operations in La-Fourche District October 24-November 6. Georgia Landing, near Labadieville, October 27. Repair railroad to Brashear City November 1-December 8. At Brashear City until January 13, 1863. Action with Steamer "Cotten" on Bayou Teche January 14. At Camp Stevens, Bayou Boeuf, and at Brashear City until March. Operations on Bayou Plaquemine, Black and Atchafalaya Rivers February 12-28. Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Fort Bisland, near Centreville, April 12-13. Jeanerette April 14. Expedition to Alexandria on Red River May 5-17. Moved from Alexandria to Port Hudson May 17-25. Siege of Port Hudson May 25-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Duty at Thibodeaux July 31-September 1. Sabine Pass Expedition September 3-11. Western Louisiana ("Teche") Campaign October 3-November 30. At New Iberia until January 6, 1864. March to Franklin and duty there until March 8. Moved to Algiers March 8. Veteranize January 28, 1864, and on furlough April 7 to June 3. Non-Veterans at Algiers until May 6, and at Thibodeaux until June 5. Left for home June 5, and mustered out June 22, 1864. Veterans moved from home to Dept. of the Gulf May 25-June 3. Moved to Alexandria June 8-11. Expedition to Tunica Bend June 19-21. Moved to Algiers July 2, thence sailed to Fortress Monroe, Va., July 5-12, and to Washington, D.C., July 12-13. Pursuit of Early to Snicker's Gap July 14-21. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Newtown until December 20, and at Summit Point until April 4, 1865. Hancock's operations in the Valley April 4-15. Moved to Washington April 21, and duty there until June, Grand Review May 23-24. Mustered out June 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 115 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 7 Officers and 241 Enlisted men by disease. Total 367.

 

9th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in July 9, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 15-17. Attached to Piatt's Brigade, Winchester, Va., to September, 1862. Miles' Command, Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September, 1862. Camp Douglas, Ill., to April, 1863. Wardrop's Reserve Brigade, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1863. Wistar's Independent Brigade, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to October, 1863. District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to July, 1864. Defences of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1865. 2nd Independent Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to December, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved from Washington, D.C., to Cloud's Mills, Va., July 19, 1862; thence to Winchester, Va., July 23, and duty there until September 2. Retreat to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 2. Defence of Harper's Ferry September 13-15. Bolivar Heights September 14. Surrendered September 15. Paroled September 16, and sent to Annapolis, Md.; thence to Chicago, Ill., September 25. Guard Rebel prisoners at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill., until March 28, 1863. Declared exchanged January 10, 1863. Guard Rebel prisoners to City Point, Va., March 28-April 7. Moved to Fortress Monroe April 7-9, thence to Suffolk, Va., April 12. Siege of Suffolk April 13-May 4. Edenton Road April 24. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Duty at Suffolk until June 17. Operations on Norfolk & Petersburg Railroad May 15-18. Antioch Church and Barber's Cross Roads May 23. Moved to Yorktown June 17, thence to West Point June 25, and outpost duty there until July 7. Duty at Yorktown until October 23. Expedition to Gloucester Court House July 25. Ordered to New Berne, N. C., October 23, and reached Morehead City October 26. Duty at Newport Barracks until July, 1864. Cedar Point December 1, 1863. Destruction of salt works on Bear Inlet, N. C., December 25 (Detachment). Expedition to Onslow County January 27, 1864. Newport Barracks February 2. Bogue Sound Blockhouse February 2 (Cos. "B" and "II"). Gale's Creek, near New Berne, February 2 (Detachment). Ordered to New Berne, N. C., July 11, and duty there until September 17; "A" at Evans Mills, "B" and "C" near Fort Spinola, "D" and "G" at Red House, "E" and "I" at Rocky Run, "F" at Fort Spinola, "H" at Buckwood and "K" on the Trent, Moved to Bermuda Hundred September 13-15. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond September 15, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Duty at Bailey's Cross Roads September 20-26, 1864. (A Detachment in Fort Dutton, Bermuda Hundred front, September 27 to November 28, 1864.) Battle of Chaffin's Farm and Fort Harrison September 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Detached for duty at New York City November 2-17 during presidential election of 1864. Duty in trenches before Richmond until April, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Provost duty there until August. Non-Veterans mustered out June 13, 1865. Regiment consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies, and provost duty at Norfolk, Drummondsville and Portsmouth until December. Mustered out December 1, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 22 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 278 Enlisted men by disease. Total 305.

10th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in September 1, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., September 6-8. Attached to Grover's Brigade, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. Jewett's Brigade, Provisional Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1863. French's Command, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Camp at Arlington Heights until September 14, 1862. March to Seneca Locks, Md., September 14-17, and guard duty along the Potomac from Edward's Ferry to Muddy Branch until October 11 and at Seneca Creek until November 13. At Offutt's Cross Roads until December 21. Moved to Poolesville December 21, and duty at White's Ford (Cos. "C," "E," "H" and "I"); at mouth of the Monocacy (Cos. "A," "F" and "D"); at Conrad's Ferry (Cos. "B," ".G" and "K') until April 19, 1863. At Poolesville, Md., to June 24. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., June 24-26, thence to Frederick, Md., June 30, and to Monocacy July 2. Pursuit of Lee July 6-23. Wapping Heights July 23. At Routt's Hill August 1-September 15. At Culpeper until October 8. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Brandy Station November 8. 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 May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spottsylvania Court House, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Pamunkey River May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 18-19. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg until July 6. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 6-8. Battle of Monocacy July 9. Expedition to Snicker's Gap July 14-24. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 6-November 28. Gilbert's Ford, Opequan, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Camp Russell November 10. Duty at Kernstown until December. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Petersburg, Va., December 3-6. Siege of Petersburg December 13, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, before Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and capture of Petersburg April 2. Sutler's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville April 23-27 and duty there until May 16. Moved to Richmond, thence march to Washington May 24-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 22, 1865, recruits to 5th Vermont.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 140 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 203 Enlisted men by disease. Total 352.

11th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro September 1, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 7. Attached to 1st Brigade, Haskins' Division, Military District of Washington, to December, 1862. Duty in the Defences of Washington north of the Potomac. Designation of Regiment changed to 1st Vermont Heavy Aruntilery December 10, 1862. (See 1st Heavy Aruntilery.)

12th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro October 4, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, D.C., October 7-10, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to muster out.

SERVICE.--Camp on East Capital Hill, Washington, to October 30, 1862. Moved to Munson's Hill October 30, thence to Hunting Creek October 31. At Camp Vermont, near Hunting Creek, until December 12. Picket duty near Fairfax Court House December 12, 1862, to January 20, 1863. Defence of Fairfax Court House from attack by Stuart's Cavalry December 29, 1862. Duty at Wolf Run Shoals January 20 to May 1. Guard railroad at Warrenton Junction until May 7 and at Rappahannock Station until May 18. At Bristoe and Catlett's until June 1. At Union Mills until June 25. March to Gettysburg, Pa., June 25-July 1. Detached at Westminster as train guard until July 4. Guard prisoners to Baltimore July 4-6. Moved to Brattleboro July 6-9, and there mustered out July 14, 1863.

Lost by disease 2 Officers and 65 Enlisted men. Total 67.

13th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro October 10, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, D.C., October 11-13. Attached to and Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade. Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, July, 1863.

SERVICE.--At Camp Chase, Arlington, Va.. October 25-28, 1862, and at East Capital Hill until October 30. March to Munson's Hill October 30, thence to Hunting Creek November 5. At Camp Vermont, near Hunting Creek, until November 26. Picket duty near Occoquan Creek until December 5. At Camp Vermont until December 12. Picket duty near Fairfax Court House until January 20, 1863. Defence of Fairfax Court House from attack by Stuart's Cavalry December 29. 1862. Duty at Wolf Run Shoals January 20-April 2. Guard duty at Occoquan Creek until June 25. March to Gettysburg. Pa., June 25-July 1. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Middletown, Md., July 4-8. Left front July 8 and moved to Brattleboro, Vt., July 8-13. Mustered out July 21, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 16 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 55 Enlisted men by disease. Total 76.

14th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro October 21, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, D.C., October 22-25. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to muster out.

SERVICE.--At Camp Chase, Arlington, Va., October 25-28 and at East Capital Hill to October 30. March to Munson's Hill October 30 and to Hunting Creek November 5. At Camp Vermont, near Hunting Creek, November 5-26. Picket duty near Occoquan Creek November 26-December 5. At Camp Vermont until December 12. Duty near Fairfax Court House until January 20, 1863. Defence of Fairfax Court House from attack by Stuart's Cavalry December 29, 1862. At Fairfax Station January 20-March 24, 1863. At Wolf Run Shoals, Union Mills and on the Occoquan March 24 to June 25. March to Gettysburg, Pa.. June 25-July 1. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 4-18. Moved to Brattleboro, Vt., July 18-21. Mustered out July 30, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 26 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 43 Enlisted men by disease. Total 70.

15th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in October 22, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, D.C., October 23-26. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to muster out.

SERVICE.--At Camp Chase, Arlington, Va., October 26-28, 1862, and at East Capital Hill until October 30. March to Munson's Hill March 30, thence to Hunting Creek November 5. At Camp Vermont, near Hunting Creek, until November 26. Picket duty at Occoquan Creek November 26-December 4. At Camp Vermont until December 12. Picket duty near Fairfax Court House December 12, 1862, to January 20, 1863. At Fairfax Station until March 24. At Union Mills until May 7. At Bealeton until May 18. At Union Mills until June 15. At Bristoe Station, Catlett's Station and Manassas until June 25. March to Gettysburg, Pa., June 25-July 1. Detached at Westminster as train guard until July 4. Pursuit of Lee July 4-18. Moved to Brattleboro, Vt., July 18-21. and mustered out August 5, 1863.

Regiment lost during service by disease 1 Officer and 80 Enlisted men. Total 81.

16th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in October 23, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, D.C., October 24-27. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, July, 1863.

SERVICE.--At East Capital Hill, Washington, until October 30, 1862. March to Munson Hill October 30, thence to Hunting Creek November 5. At Camp Vermont, near Hunting Creek, until December 12. Picket duty near Fairfax Court House to January 20, 1863. At Fairfax Station until March 20. Defence of Fairfax Court House from attack by Stuart's Cavalry December 29, 1862. At Union Mills March 24 to June 1. At Bristoe Station, Catlett's Station and Manassas until June 15. At Union Mills until June 25. March to Gettysburg, Pa., June 25-July 1. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 4-18. Moved to Brattleboro, Vt., July 18-21. Mustered out August 10, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 23 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 48 Enlisted men by disease. Total 73.

17th Regiment Infantry

Organized and mustered in: Companies "A" January 5, 1864; "B," "C" and "D" March, 1864; "E," "F" and "G" April 12, 1864. Moved to Alexandria, Va., April 18-22, 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 Va., May-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spottsylvania Court House, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. 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 Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Spring Church, Peebles Farm, September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. For Stedman March 25, 1865. Assaults on Petersburg April 1-2. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Moved to Washington April 20-27. Guard and patrol duty at Alexandria until July. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out July 14, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 14 Officers and 133 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 116 Enlisted men by disease. Total 264.

18th Regiment Infantry

Organization not completed.

 

 

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

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