United States Regiments & Batteries > Rhode Island


The 7th Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 5 officers and 85 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 108 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862

May-September Organized at Providence
September 10-12 Moved to Washington, D.C.
Camp at Capital Hill, Defences of Washington, D.C. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Casey’s Division, Military District of Washington
September 16 At Arlington Heights, Va.
October 1 Moved to Sandy Hook, Md. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac
October 27-
November 19
Movement to Falmouth, Va.
November 15 Warrenton, Sulphur Springs
December 12-15 Battle of Fredericksburg

1863

January 20-24 “Mud March”
February 9 Moved to Newport News
March 25-31 To Lexington, Ky. and attached to Dept. Ohio
April 18 Moved to Winchester, then to Richmond, Ky.
May 3 To Paint Creek
May 10 To Lancaster
June 4-14 Moved to Vicksburg, Miss.
June 15-July 4 Siege of Vicksburg. Transferred to Army of Tennessee
July 5-10 Advance on Jackson, Miss.
July 10-17 Siege of Jackson
July 18 At Milldale
August 8-18 Moved to Nicholasville, Ky
September 7 To Lexington and provost duty there attached to District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. Ohio

1864

April 2-23 Moved to Virginia and attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac
May-June Campaign from the Rapidan to the James
May 5-7 Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-12 Spottsylvania
May 12-21 Spottsylvania C. H.
May 21 Stannard’s Mill
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
June 1-12 Cold Harbor
June 1-3 Bethesda Church
June 16-18 Before Petersburg
June 16 Siege of Petersburg begins
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg
August 18-21 Weldon Railroad
September 29-
October 2
Poplar Springs Church
October 27-28 Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run
November 1 Garrison of Fort Sedgwick

1865

March 25 Fort Stedman
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2 Assault on and fail of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee to Farmville
April 20-28 Moved to Petersburg and City Point, then to Washington, D.C.
May 23 Grand Review
June 9 Mustered out