United States Regiments & Batteries > Connecticut

The 13th Connecticut lost 2 officers and 42 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 157 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. The regiment is honored by a monument in the National Cemetery in Winchester, Virginia.

November 25 – January 7 Organized at New Haven
March 17 Left State for Ship Island, Miss.
April 13 Arrived Ship Island, Miss. Attached to 1st Brigade, Department of the Gulf
April 15-28 Operations against Forts St. Phillip and Jackson, Mississippi River,
May 1 Occupation of New Orleans, La.
May Duty at Camp Parapet and Carrollton
September 13-15 Expedition to Pass Manchac and Ponchatoula (Detachment)
September Assigned to Weitzel’s Reserve Brigade, Dept. Gulf
September 14-15 Ponchatoula
October 24-November 6 Operations in District of La Fourche
October 25 Occupation of Donaldsonville
October 27 Action at Georgia Landing, near Labadieville
October 28 Thibodeauxville
November-December Duty at Thibodeauxville
December 27 Moved to Baton Rouge. Attached to Grover’s Division, Dept. of the Gulf
January Assigned to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, then 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Corps
March 7-27 Operations against Port Hudson. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Corps
March 28 Moved to Donaldsonville
April 9-May 14 Operations in Western Louisiana
April 11-20 Teche Campaign
April 13 Porter’s and McWilliams’ Plantations at Indian Bend
April 14 Irish Bend
April 17 Bayou Vermillion
May 5-18 Expedition to Alexandria and Simsport
May 21-26 Expedition from Barre’s Landing toward Brashear City
May 26-July 9 Siege of Port Hudson
May 27 Assault on Port Hudson
June 14 Second Assault on Port Hudson
June 21 Brashear City (Detachment)
July 9 Surrender of Port Hudson
July 11 Moved to Donaldsonville, then to Thibodeauxville
August Attached to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Corps
February Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf
March 25-May 22 Red River Campaign
April 28 Monett’s Bluff, Cane River Crossing
April 30-May 10 Construction of dam at Alexandria
May 13-20 Retreat to Morganza
May 16 Mansura
May-June Duty at Morganza
July and August Veterans on furlough
August to December Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Attached to Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester (Opequon)

Commanded by Colonel Charles D. Blinn

September 22
Battle of Fisher’s Hill
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek
October-December Duty at Kernstown and Winchester
January 5-22 Moved to Savannah, Ga. Attached to District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South
March 8 At Morehead City and New Berne, N. C.
March-May Duty at Savannah, Augusta, Athens, Gainesville and District of Allatoona, Ga. attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
April Attached to District of Georgia, Dept. of the South
April 25 Mustered out at Fort Pulaski, Ga.