United States Regiments & Batteries > Maine > 22nd Maine Infantry Regiment

The regiment lost 180 men during the Civil War: 1 officer and 8 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 169 enlisted men to disease .

October 10 The 22nd Maine Infantry Regiment organized at Bangor, Maine and was mustered in for nine months’ service under the command of Colonel Simon G. Jerrard.
October 21 Left Maine for Washington, D.C.
October 22 Duty at Arlington Heights, Virginia as part of the defences of Wahsington.
November 3 Moved to Fortress Monroe, Virginia.
December 2-15 Transported to Ship Island, Mississippi, and New Orleans, Louisiana. Attached to Grover’s Division, Department of the Gulf.
January 16 Moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Assigned to 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps
March 7-20

Operations against Port Hudson, Louisiana

March 26 Moved to Donaldsonville.
April 9-May 14 To Brashear City. Operations in Western Louisiana.
April 11-20

Teche Campaign

April 13 Porter’s and McWilliams’ Plantations at Indian Bend
April 14 Irish Bend
April 15 Moved to Franklin
April 17 Bayou Vermillion
April 25 Moved to New Iberia
May 6 To Washington, Loiusiana.
May 11-27 To Brashear City
May 28 Moved to Port Hudson
June 1-July 8

Siege of Port Hudson

June 14

Assault on Port Hudson

July 8 Surrender of Port Hudson
July 24 Ordered to return to Maine.
August 14 The 22nd Maine Infantry Regiment mustered out with the expiration of its term of enlistment.