United States Regiments & Batteries > Maine

The regiment lost 3 officers and 31 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 254 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

January 8 Organized at Augusta and mustered in, commanded by Colonel Francis Fessenden.
January 31 Left State for New Orleans, La.
February 16 Arrived New Orleans, La. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf
February 16-18 Duty at Algiers, La.
February 18 Moved to Franklin
March 15-May 22 Red River Campaign
March 15-26 Advance to Alexandria
March 29-April 2 To Natchitoches
April 8 Battle of Sabine Cross Roads
April 9 Pleasant Hill
April 23 Cane River Crossing
April 30-May 10 Construction of dam at Alexandria
May 12 Colonel Fessenden was promoted to brigadier general. Thomas H. Hubbard was promoted to colonel.
May 13 Retreat to Morganza
May 16 Mansura
May 20 At Morganza
July 2-18 Moved to New Orleans, thence to Fortress Monroe and Bermuda Hundred, Va.
July 18 Duty at Deep Bottom.
July 31 Moved to Washington, D.C.. then to Harper’s Ferry, W. Va.
August 7-
November 28
Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Assigned to Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
August – October On detached duty, guarding trains, stores, etc.
October 25 Bunker Hill
Duty near Middletown
November At Newtown
December Assigned to garrison of Winchester, Virginia, Army of the Shenandoah
January At Winchester and Stevenson’s Depot
April 20 Moved to Washington, D.C. and Dept. of Washington
May 23-24 Provost guard during Grand Review
June 30-July 7 Moved to Savannah, Ga. and assigned to District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South
July 23 Colonel Hubbard resigned. Royal E. Whitman was promoted to colonel.
August 20 Mustered out