The 1st Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 8 officers and 110 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 148 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.
|Organized at Baltimore, Maryland.|
|May 10||Company A mustered in under the command of Captain Johnathan C. McConnell.|
|May 11||Companies B under Captain F.G.F. Waltermeyer and Company C under Captain George Smith were mustered in.|
|May 16||Company D mustered in under Captain Charles W. Wright.|
|May 24||Moved to Relay House, Md.|
|May 25||Company E mustered in under Captain Thomas R. Evans.|
|May 27||Companies F, G, H, I and K mustered in at Relay HouseCompany F – Captain Robert W. Reynolds
Company G – Captain John W. Wilson
Company H – Captain Benjamin H. Schley
Company I – Captain Lemuel Z. Lyon
Company K – Captain Thomas S.J. Johnson
|June 6||Moved to Camp Carroll, near Baltimore|
|June 7||To Frederick. Attached to Defenses Upper Potomac, Dept. of the Shenandoah|
|June 11||President lincoln appointed Colonel John R. Kenly and Lieutenant Colonel Nathan T. Dushane.|
|July 7-10||March to Middletown and Downsville|
|July 23||To Williamsport|
|August||Duty guarding fords and ferries of Upper Potomac, from Williamsport to mouth of Antietam. Attached to Gordon’s Brigade, Banks’ Division, Army of the Potomac.
Captain Johnathan McConnel of Company A resigned. Bladen T.F. Dulaney was promoted to Captain of Company A.
|September 3||Action at Shepherdstown, Md. (Cos. E, G)|
|October 16-19||March to Darnestown|
|October 21-26||Operations at Conrad’s and Edwards’ Ferries|
|November 4||Captain Bladen T.F. Dulaney resigned and First Lieutenant George W. Kugler was promoted to Captain of Company A.|
|December 2||March to Frederick City|
|December 18||To Williamsport, Md. and guard crossing Upper Potomac:
Company A at Cherry Run
Companies B, C, E and G at Four Locks
Company F at Dam No. 5; then at Four Locks
Company H at Old Fort Frederick
Companies I and K near Fogal’s Ferry
|December 17-20||Operations about Dams Nos. 4 and 5|
|December 25||Skirmishes at Old Fort Frederick (Co. H), Cherry Run (Co. A) and Dam No. 5 (Co. F)|
|January 7||Forced march to Hancock, Md.|
|Duty on Upper Potomac:
Companies A, B, E and G at Millstone Point
Company C at Baer’s School House
Company D at Old Fort Frederick
Company F at Four Locks,
Company H at Cherry Run
Company I at Bevan’s Hill
Company K at Licking Creek Bridge
|February 1||Captain John W. Wilson of Company G was promoted to major|
|March to Williamsport|
|March 2-12||Advance on Winchester. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Banks’ 5th Army Corps|
|March 5||Skirmish at Bunker Hill|
|March 8 and 11||Near Winchester|
|March 12||Occupation of Winchester|
|March 22-23||March to Castleman’s Ferry and return. (Company B detached at Winchester and in battle of March 23.)|
|March 23-25||Pursuit of Jackson to Strasburg. First Lieutenant Thomas Saville was promoted to Captain of Company B.|
|April 4||Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah|
|April 9||Reconnaissance toward Columbia Furnace|
|April 17-25||Pursuit of Jackson|
|May 1-9||March to Strasburg|
|May 16||Moved to Front Royal|
|May 16-June 17||Operations in the Shenandoah Valley|
Jackson’s Confederate Army of the Valley launched a surprise attack which overwhelmed the greatly outnumbered garrison of the town. Despite their stout resistance most of the 1st Maryland was captured. Colonel Kenly was wounded and captured and Lieutenant Colonel Dushane was lightly wounded and captured. Major Wilson was captured but escaped.
Captain Charles W. Wright of Company D was mortally wounded.
Captain George W. Kugler of Company A and Second Lieutenant John W. Lewis of Company B were wounded and taken prisoner. Second Lieutenant Seth Reed of Company K was wounded in the right leg.
Also taken prisoner were First Lieutenants H. Cullimore of Company A, Christopher R. Gillingham, Robert Neeley and James T. Armacost of Company C, and Second Lieutenants Virgil T. Mercer and John B. Haggerty of Company B and Norris B. Dutton of Company C.
|May 23-28||Retreat to Manassas Junction then moved to Baltimore, Md.|
|May 24||Middletown (Detachment)|
|May 25||Winchester (Detachment) Company E at Linden Station.|
|June||Attached to Baltimore, Md., Middle Dept.|
|August 15||Prisoners who were captured at Front Royal were exchanged. The regiment was reorganized at Baltimore for duty there under the command of Colonel Kenly and Lieutenant Colonel Dushane.|
|August 22||Colonel John R. Kenley was promoted to brigadier general. Lieutenant Colonel Nathan Dushane was promoted to colonel, Major John Wilson to lieutenant colonel, and Captain Benjamin H. Schley of Company H to major.|
|September 4||Captain George Smith of Company C resigned.|
|September 18||Moved to the Antietam and attached to Maryland Brigade, Defenses Upper Potomac. Middle Dept.|
|September||Duty between Williamsport and Hagerstown|
|September 20-21||Defense of Williamsport|
|September 22||First Lieutenant Christopher R. Gillingham was promoted to Captain of Company C.|
|December 11-12||Moved to Maryland Heights|
|March||Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps|
|April 9||At Bolivar Heights. First Lieutenant Virgil T. Mercer was promoted to Captain of Company B.|
|April 30-May 1||Moved to Grafton and Clarksburg, W. Va., to repel Rebel invasion|
|May 1-26||Operations against Jones and Imboden|
|May 26||Return to Maryland Heights|
|June 30||Retreat to Frederick, Md., and guard bridges over the Monocacy. Attached to Maryland Brigade, French’s Division, 8th Army Corps|
|July 7||Recapture of Maryland Heights|
|July 10||Joined 1st Army Corps near Boonsboro, attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac|
|July 10-24||Pursuit of Lee to Warrenton, Va. Colonel Dushane took command of the brigade as senior colonel.|
|July 12-13||Funkstown, Md.|
|July 25-27||At Warrenton Junction|
|August 4 to September 16||Duty near Rappahannock Station|
|September 16-18||Advance to the Rapidan|
|October 24-November 23||Guard Orange and Alexandria R. R.|
|November 26-December 2||
Mine Run Campaign
|December||Near Culpeper. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps|
|February 6-7||Demonstration on the Rapidan|
|March||Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps|
|March 7||Lieutenant David L. Stanton of Company A was promoted to Captain of Company I.|
|April and May||Veterans on furlough|
|May 4-June 15||Campaign from the Rapidan to the James|
The Maryland Brigade lost 189 men in the attack on Laurel Hill. It is honored there by the Maryland Brigade monument.
Non-Veterans left front for muster out. Lieutenant Colonel Nathan Dushane was injured in a fall from his horse. Captain David L. Stanton of Company I was wounded. Captain Virgil T. Mercer of Company B was wounded, and would be discharged for disability. First Lieutenant Robert N. Wharry of Company A was wounded.
North Anna River
Major Benjamin Schley and Captains George W. Kugler of Company A and Christopher R. Gillingham of Company C mustered out.
|May 26-28||On line of the Pamunkey|
|May 28||Non-Veterans mustered out|
Captain Thomas S.J. Johnson was taken prisoner. He was promoted to lieutenant colonel after his capture but would die in captivity in Charleston, South Carolina.
Adjutanat Francis M. Smith was slightly wounded in the left groin.
|June 1-3||Bethesda Church|
|June||Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps|
Adjutanat Francis M. Smith was wounded in the left hand and left thigh.
|June 22-23||Jerusalem Plank Road|
Colonel Dushane was mortally wounded by a shell fragment. First Lieutenant Alfred D. Reynolds of Company C was killed. Adjutant Josiah B. Coloney was mortally wounded.
Captains James T. Armacost of Company C and David L. Stanton of Company I were wounded. First Lieutenant Seth G. Reed of Company K was badly wounded through the right arm and shoulder.
After the battle First Lieutenant Seth G. Reed was promoted to Captain of Company A. First Lieutennt Robert Neeley was promoted to Captain of Company C.
|September 6||John W. Wilson was promoted to colonel. Adjutant Josiah B. Coloney was promoted to major, but never returned to the regiment due to his mortal wound; he would die on October 9.|
|September 29-October 2||
Poplar Springs Church
|October 24||First Lieutenant Henry Haugh was promoted to Captain of Company B.|
|December 2||Captain David L. Stanton of Company I was promoted to major.|
|December 7-12||Warren’s Raid on Weldon R. R.|
Colonel John W. Wilson was shot in the head and killed. Second Lieutenant Lewis Armacost of Company A was killed.
|February 21||Major David L. Stanton was promoted to lieutenant colonel. Captain Robert Neeley of Company C was promoted to major.|
|March 8||First Lieutenant Robert N. Wharry was promoted to Captain of Company C.|
|March 20||Lieutenant Colonel David L. Stanton was promoted to colonel.|
|March 28-April 9||
|March 29||Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run|
Adjutanat Francis M. Smith was wounded in the right leg, and was awarded the Medal of Honor for gallant and meritorious services. Captain James T. Armacost of Company C was wounded and brevetted captain for gallant and meritorious serve.
Fall of Petersburg
|April 2-9||Pursuit of Lee|
Surrender of Lee and his army.
|May 1-12||March to Washington, D.C.|
|May 23||Grand Review|
|May 26||Captain Seth G. Reed of Company A was promoted to lieutenant colonel.|
|June||Camp at Arlington Heights, Va.|
|July 2||Mustered out|