The Civil War in the East

6th Connecticut Infantry Regiment

The 6th Connecticut Infantry Regiment lost 8 officers and 99 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 officers and 124 enlisted men to disease durng the Civil War.

 

1861

September 12

Organized at New Haven

September 17

Left State for Washington, D.C.

October 5

Moved to Annapolis, Md.

October 21-November 7

Sherman's Expedition to Port Royal, S.C. Attached to Wright's 3rd Brigade, Sherman's Expeditionary Corps

November 7

Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor

November 8

Reconnaissance on Hilton Head Island

November 10-11

Expedition to Braddock's Point

November-January

Duty at Hilton Head, S.C.

1862

January 20

Expedition to Warsaw Sound

February 27

Duty at Hilton Head

March 20-April 11

Moved to Dafuskie Island and siege operations against Fort Pulaski, Ga. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the South

April 10-11

Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski

June 1-28

Operations on James Island

June 10

Grimball's Plantation

June 16

Battle of Secessionville

June 28-July 7

Evacuation of James Island and movement to Hilton Head. Attached to District of Beaufort, S.C., Dept. of the South

September

Attached to District of Beaufort, S. C., 10th Army Corps, Dept. of the South

October 21-23

Expedition to Pocotaligo, S.C.

October 22

Action at Frampton's Plantation, Pocotaligo

November-March

Duty at Beaufort, S.C.

1863

March

At Jacksonville, Fla.

April

Moved to Hilton Head, S.C. attached to District Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Corps, then to Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps

June 3-July 10

Occupation of Folly Island, S.C. attached to 2nd Brigade, United States forces, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps

July 10

Attack on Morris Island, S.C. attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Army Corps, then to 1st Brigade, Morris Island, S. C., 10th Army Corps

July 18

Assault on Fort Wagner, Morris Island

July 25

Moved to Hilton Head, S.C. Attached to District of Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Corps

1864

April 2

Moved to Gloucester Point and attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of Va. and N. C.

May 4-28

Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond

May 9-10

Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church

May 10

Chester Station

May 12-16

Operations against Fort Darling

May 13

Proctor's Creek

May 14-16

Battle of Drewry's Bluff

May-August

At Bermuda Hundred. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. Virginia and North Carolina

May 20

Ware Bottom Church

June 9

Petersburg

June 16-17

Port Walthal

June 16

Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond begin

June 20

Ware Bottom Church

August 13-20

Demonstration on north side of the James

August 14-18

Battle of Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom

August 16

Deep Run

August 25-
September 27

In trenches before Petersburg

September 27-28

Moved to north side of the James

September 28-30

Battle of Chaffin's Farm, New Market Heights

October 7

Darbytown and New Market Roads

October 13

Darbytown Road

October 27-28

Battle of Fair Oaks

October 31-November 2

In front of Richmond

November 2-17

Detached for duty at New York City during Presidential election

November 18

Duty in trenches before Richmond

December

Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps

1865

January 3

Second expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Terry's Provisional Corps, Dept. of North Carolina

January 3-15

Assault and capture of Fort Fisher

January 19

Half Moon Battery

February 11

Sugar Loaf Battery

February 18

Fort Anderson

February 22

Capture of Wilmington

February 22

North East Ferry

March

Duty at Wilmington, N. C. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. North Carolina

June

At Goldsboro attached to Abbott's Detached Brigade, Dept. North Carolina

August 21, 1865

Mustered out




 
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