United States Regiments & Batteries > Maine > 32nd Maine Infantry Regiment

The 32nd Maine Infantry Regiment lost 202 men during the Civil War: 4 officers and 81 enlisted men were killed or mortally wounded, and 3 officers and 114 enlisted men died due to disease.

March 3 – May 6 Organized at Augusta, Maine under the command of Colonel Mark F. Wentworth.
April 20 Six Companies (Companies A-F) left Maine for Washington, D.C.
May 3-June 15

Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River

Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac

May 5-7

Battle of the Wilderness

May 8-21

Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

May 11 Companies G, H, I & K left Maine for Washington.
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26 Companies G, H, I & K joined the regiment at North Anna River, Virginia.
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31


June 1-12

Cold Harbor

June 1-3 Bethesda Church
June 16-19

First Assault on Petersburg

June 16

Siege of Petersburg

July 30

Battle of the Crater, Petersburg

Colonel Mark Wentworth was wounded.

August 18-21

Weldon R. R.

September 29-
October 2

Poplar Springs Church

October 18 Colonel Mark Wentworth resigned due to his wound.
October 27-28

Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run

December 12 Fifteen officers and 470 enlisted men of the 32nd Maine consolidated with the 31st Maine Infantry Regiment.