United States Regiments & Batteries > Rhode Island


The 12th Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 11 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 officers and 46 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
October 18 Organized at Providence and mustered in for nine months service under the command of Colonel George H. Browne.
October 21 Left State for Washington, D.C. Camp at Arlington Heights and at Fairfax Seminary, Va. attached to 1st Brigade, Casey’s Division, Military District of Washington
December 1-8 March to Falmouth, Va. attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg
1863
January 20-24 Burnside’s second Campaign, “Mud March”
February 9 Moved to Newport News, Va.
March 25-31 To Lexington, Ky.
April Duty at Lexington, Winchester, Boonsboro, Richmond, Paint Lick and Lancaster, Ky. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. Ohio
April 23 Moved to Crab Orchard
May Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. Ohio
June 3-9 March from Nicholasville to Somerset
June Duty at Stigall’s Ferry, Jamestown and guarding fords of the Cumberland River
July 5 Moved to Somerset
July 11 To Crab Orchard, and started home
July 15-19 Duty at Cincinnati, Ohio
July 19-22 Moved to Providence
July 29 Mustered out