United States Regiments & Batteries > Maine

The 1st Maine Battery lost 2 officers and 13 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, and 28 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

December 18 Organized at Portland and mustered in
December 19 Moved to Lowell, Mass.
February 2 Moved to Boston
February 8 Embarked on Steamer Idaho for Ship Island, Miss.
March 10 Arrived Ship Island and duty there
May 8-15 Moved from Ship Island, Miss., to New Orleans, La. and provost duty there attached to 3rd Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf
September 1-
October 24
Duty at Camp Parapet attached to Weitzel’s Reserve Brigade, Dept. Gulf,
October 24-November 6 Operations in La Fourche District
October 27 Action at Georgia Landing, Labadieville
November At Thibodeauxville
January Attached to Artillery, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf
January 11-18 Expedition up the Teche
January 14 Action with Steamer Cotton on Bayou Teebe
January At Camp Stevens, Brashear City and Bayou Boeuf
April 9-May 14 Operations in Western Louisiana
April 11-20 Teche Campaign
April 12-13 Fort Bisland, near Centreville
April 14 Jeanerette
April 21 Expedition from Opelousas to Barre Landing
May 23-July 8 Siege of Port Hudson
May 25 Thompson’s Creek
May 27 Assault on Port Hudson
June 14 Second Assault on Port Hudson
July 8 Surrender of Port Hudson
July 12-13 Koch’s Plantation, Donaldsonville
August 3-
September 18
Moved to Baton Rouge
October 3-
November 18
Western Louisiana Campaign
November At New Iberia
January 7 Moved to Franklin and attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps
January 18-20 To Brashear City and New Orleans
February – March On Veteran furlough
April 15-19 Moved to Annapolis, Md.,
April 20 To Camp Barry, Washington, D.C. Duty there and at Forts Smith and Strong. Attached to Camp Barry, Defences of Washington, 22nd Army Corps.
July 11-12 Repulse of Early’s attack on Washington
July At Camp Barry
July 30 Ordered to Tennallytown.
August 1 At Monocacy Junction
August 7-
November 28
Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Attached to Artillery, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
August 6-15 March to Middletown
August 15-17 To Winchester, then to Berryville
August 21 To Halltown
August 28-September 18 At Berryville
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester (Opequan)
September 22
Fisher’s Hill
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek
October 20 Duty near Cedar Creek
November 9 Near Winchester
December 30 At Stevenson’s Depot
January 14 At Manchester
April 14 At Winchester
July 9-13 Moved to Portland, Me.
July 15 Mustered out