United States Regiments & Batteries > Maine > 14th Maine Infantry Regiment

The 14th Maine Infantry Regiment lost 5 officers and 81 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 330 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Augusta
December 31 The 14th Maine Infantry Regiment mustered in
February 5 Left Maine for Boston. Attached to Butler’s New Orleans Expeditionary Corps
February 6 Embarked on Steamer North America for Ship Island, Miss.
March 8 Arrived Ship Island, Miss.

Duty at Ship Island, Mississippi

Attached to 3rd Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf

May 19-25 Moved to New Orleans
July 7 Moved to Baton Rouge, La.
July 23-25 Expedition to Amite River (Companies F and K)
August 5

Battle of Baton Rouge

August 20 Moved to Carrollton and duty there until December 13
September 4-5 Bayou Des Allemands
September 7-8 Expedition to St. Charles C. H.
September 8 St. Charles C. H.
December 13 Moved to Bonnet Carre and attached to Sherman’s Division, Department of the Gulf
December 14 Company H detached at Frenier to January 6
Company B detached at Frenier to February 20Company E detached at Frenier to April 11
January Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Department of the Gulf
February 8-11 Scout to Pass Manchac (Detachment)
March 21-24 Expedition to Ponchatoula
March 24 Capture of Ponchatoula (Company E)
March 24-30 Expedition to Amite River (Companies A, B, C, D, G, H and I)
May 7-19

Expedition to Amite River

May 10 Civiques Ferry
May 20-22 Moved to Baton Rouge, then to Port Hudson
May 24-July 8

Siege of Port Hudson

May 27

Assault on Port Hudson

June 14

Second Assault on Port Hudson

July 8 Surrender of Port Hudson
July Attached to 1st Brigade. 3rd Division, 19th Corps, then 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Corps
July 22 Moved to Baton Rouge
September 4-11

Sabine Pass Expedition

October 3-
November 30

Western Louisiana (“Teche”) Campaign

December Duty at New Iberia
January 7 Moved to Franklin
January 16 To New Orleans and duty at Camp Parapet
February Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Department of the Gulf
February 10 – April 19 Veterans on furlough
May 5 Moved to Baton Rouge
June 1 Moved to Morganza
July 3-22 Moved to Algiers, thence to Fort Monroe and Bermuda Hundred, Virginia.
July 23-28 In trenches at Bermuda Hundred
July 28-29 Demonstration north of James River
July 28-30 Deep Bottom
July 31 Moved to Washington, D.C.
August 2 To Tennallytown, Md.
August 7-November 28

Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Attached to Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, 19th Corps, 2nd Division, 1st Brigade

September 3-4 Berryville
September 19

Third Battle of Winchester (Opequan)

September 22

Fisher’s Hill

October 19

Battle of Cedar Creek

October At Cedar Creek
November 9 At Kernstown
November 24 Guard train to Martinsburg.
December 1 Moved to Camp Russell
December 22 Duty at Stevenson’s Depot. Non-Veterans left the front tp muster out
January 13 Non-Veterans mustered out. Veterans and Recruits consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies.
January 6-20 Moved to Savannah, Ga.
January 20 Provost duty at Savannah assigned to District of Savannah, Ga., Department of the South
March Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army Ohio
March 30 Two new companies joined as Companies E and F
April 10 Four Companies joined as Companies G – K
April Assigned to District of Savannah, Department of the South
May 6-14 March to Augusta, Ga.
May 31-June 7 To Savannah
June 9-10 Moved to Darien. Company B at Walthamville and Company H at Brunswick.
August 28 The 14th Maine Infantry Regiment mustered out