The 5th Maryland Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 63 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 6 officers and 91 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War. There are two monuments to the 5th Maryland at Antietam.
|September||Organized at Baltimore, Md. and attached to Dix’s Division, Baltimore, Md. Camp at LaFayette Square, Baltimore, Md.|
|March 11||Ordered to Fortress Monroe, Va.|
|March||Duty at Fort Monroe|
|July||At Suffolk, Va. Attached to Weber’s Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia|
|September 8-16||Moved to Washington, D. C., then to Antietam, Md. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac|
From the main regimental monument at Antietam:
Advanced to the knoll above the Bloody Lane, 300 feet in rear of this marker. Loss 43 killed, 123 wounded.
From the monument to Companies A & I, a short distance to the north:
This stone marks the extreme advance of Weber’s Brigade French’s Div. 2nd Army Corps. Can their glory ever fade.
|September 22||Moved to Harper’s Ferry|
|October 16-17||Reconnaissance to Charleston|
|December||Assigned to Point of Rocks Defenses, Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department. At Point of Rocks and Maryland Heights protecting Baltimore & Ohio Railroad|
|March||Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps|
|June 2||Moved to Winchester, Va.|
Second Battle of Winchester
Most of the regiment was captured in the rout of Milroy’s force at Stephenson Depot.
|June||Those not captured at Winchester to Bloody Run, Pa., and Loudon, Pa.|
|July||Duty in the Defenses of Baltimore, Middle Department, 8th Army Corps|
|January||Assigned to the District of Delaware, Middle Department|
|June 4||Ordered to join Army in the field; assigned to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James|
|June 16||Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va.|
|July 30||Mine Explosion, Petersburg (Reserve)|
|August||Duty in trenches before Petersburg assigned to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps|
|September 28-30||Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights|
|October 27-28||Battle of Fair Oaks|
|November||Duty in trenches before Richmond|
|December||Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps|
|April 3||Occupation of Richmond|
|April 3-9||Pursuit of Lee to Appomattox Court House|
Appomattox Court House
Surrender of Lee and his army.
|May||Duty in the Dept. of Virginia|
|July||Assigned to 2nd Independent Brigade, 24th Army Corps|
|September 1||Mustered out at Fredericksburg, Va.|