United States Regiments & Batteries > Connecticut

The 15th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 4 officers and 34 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 5 officers and 142 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

August 25 Organized at New Haven under the command of Colonel Dexter R. Wright.
August 28 Left State for Washington, D.C.
August Duty in the Defenses of Washington, D.C. attached to Casey’s Provisional Brigade, Military District of Washington
October 1st Brigade, Casey’s Division, Military District Washington
November 3 At Arlington Heights, Va.
December 1 At Fairfax Seminary, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
December 1-6 March to Fredericksburg, Va.
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg
January 20-24 Burnside’s 2nd Campaign, “Mud March”
February 6-9 Moved to Newport News, Va.
March 13 To Suffolk
April 12-May 4 Siege of Suffolk, attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Department of Virginia
April 24 Edenton Road
May 3 Providence Church Road, Nansemond River
May 4 Siege of Suffolk raised
June 9-17 Reconnaissance to the Chickahominy
June 24-July 7 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign
July 1-7 Expedition from White House to South Anna River
July Moved to Portsmouth, Va. and attached to 2nd Brigade, Getty’s Division, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
September 20 Five companies moved to South Mills
January 20 Skirmish Harrellsville (Detachment)
January 21 Moved to New Berne, N. C. Attached to Defenses of Newberne, N. C., Dept. Virginia and North Carolina
January 24 To Plymouth, N. C.
January 29 Expedition up Roanoke River (Detachment)
January 30 Windsor (Detachment)
February 3 Moved to New Berne
June 20-23 Expedition to near Kinston
June 22 Southwest Creek
January Attached to Sub-district of Newberne, Dept. of North Carolina
March Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. North Carolina
March 8-10 Battle of Wise’s Forks
March 14 Occupation of Kinston
June Provost duty at Kinston and at New Berne. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Beaufort and District of New Berne
June 27 Mustered out
July 12 Discharged at New Haven