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The 1st Maine Veteran Infantry Regiment lost 6 officers and 40 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 40 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1864
August 21 Organized at Charleston, Va., by consolidation of the Veterans of the 5th, 6th and 7th Regiments of Maine Volunteer Infantry. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah
August 21-22 Skirmishes near Charleston, Va.
September 13 Demonstration on Gilbert’s Ford, Opequart,
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester (Opequan)
September 22
Fisher’s Hill
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek
October – December Duty at Kernstown and vicinity
December 9 March to Washington, D.C. then to Petersburg, Va.
December 12 Siege of Petersburg
1865
March 25-27 Fort Fisher, Petersburg
April 2 Assault on and fall of Petersburg
April 6 Sailor’s Creek
April 9
Appomattox Court House

Surrender of Lee and his army.

April March to Danville, Va. and provost duty there
June Moved to Washington, D.C.
June 9 Corps Review
June 28 Mustered out