United States Regiments & Batteries > Maine

The 23rd Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 56 enlisted men to disease during the Civi War.

September 29 Organized at Portland and mustered in for nine months’ service
October 18 Left State for Washington, D.C.
October Camp at East Capital Hill attached to Grover’s Brigade, Defenses of Washington
October 25 Moved to Seneca, Md. and guard duty along the Potomac River
December Stationed at Edwards Ferry
February Assigned to Jewett’s Brigade, 22nd Corps
April 19 Moved to Poolesville
May 5 To Washington
May 24 To Alexandria. Assigned to Slough’s Brigade, Defenses of Alexandria
June 17 Moved to Poolesville, Md. then to Harper’s Ferry, W. Va.
July 15 Mustered out, expiration of term.