The 16th Vermont Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 23 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 48 enlisted men to disease. The regiment is honored by a monument on the Gettysburg battlefield.
|October 23||Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in for nine months under the command of Colonel Wheelock G. Veazey|
|October 24-27||Moved to Washington, D.C. and attached to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie’s Division, Military District of Washington; At East Capital Hill, Washington|
|October 30||March to Munson Hill|
|November 5||To Hunting Creek, at Camp Vermont|
|December 12||Picket duty near Fairfax Court House|
|December 29||Defence of Fairfax Court House from attack by Stuart’s Cavalry|
|January 20||At Fairfax Station|
|February||Attached to 2nd Brigade, Casey’s Division, 22nd Army Corps|
|March 24||At Union Mills|
|April||Attached to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie’s Division, 22nd Army Corps|
|June 1||At Bristoe Station, Catlett’s Station and Manassas|
|June 15||At Union Mills|
|June 25||March to Gettysburg|
|July 1||Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac|
Battle of Gettysburg
From the monument at Gettysburg:
Participated near this point in action of July 2nd. Picketed this line that night – held same as skirmishers until attacked by Pickett’s Division, July 3rd. Rallied here and assaulted his flank to the right 400 yards – then changing front charged left flank of Wilcox’s and Perry’s brigades. At this point – captured many hundred prisoners and two stands of colors.
The regiment brought 661 men to the field, losing 16 killed, 102 wounded and 1 missing.
Colonel Veazey was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the battle.
|July 4-18||Pursuit of Lee|
|July 18-21||Moved to Brattleboro, Vt.|
|August 10||Mustered out|