United States Regiments & Batteries > Maryland > 9th Maryland Infantry Regiment

The 9th Maryland Infantry Regiment lost 2 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 124 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

June – July Organized at Baltimore, Maryland for six months service under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin L. Simpson.

  • Company A – Captain Stephen W. Jones
  • Company B – Captain James W. Brady
  • Company C – Captain Thomas Clowdsley
  • Company D – Captain William E. Conoway
  • Company E – Captain John B. Herold
  • Company F – Captain Martin Callahan
  • Company G – Captain Perley R. Lovejoy
  • Company H – Captain Jonathan P. Cummlns
  • Company I – Captain J. Marche McComas
July 6 Moved from Baltimore to Western Maryland. Attached to 1st Brigade, Maryland Heights Division, Department of of West Virginia.
July 7 Occupation of Maryland Heights
July At Loudon Heights. Guard duty on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Company “B” at Duffield Station, Company “C” at Brown’s Crossing, Companies “A” and “B” provost duty at Harper’s Ferry, Companies D, E, F, G, H and I at Charleston, W. Va.
August 17 Lieutenant Colonel Simpson was promoted to colonel. Captain Thomas Cloudsley of Company C was promoted to lieutenant colonel and Royal W. Church to major.
Mid-August Companies D, E, F, G, H and I were ordered to Charles Town.
October 18 Companies C, D, E, F, G, H and I were attacked by the Confederates of Imboden’s Mounted Infantry Brigade with attached cavalry and artillery. The companies were captured along with the rest of the Charles Town garrison. Half the captured men would die in captivity.Captain Horace Noble of Company C was wounded and taken prisoner. Captain Perley R. Lovejoy of Company G was wounded. Lieutenant Alfred S. Cooper of Company I was captured.
October-February Companies A, B and C continued on duty in West Virginia
December Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Department of West Virginia
February 24 Moved to Baltimore and mustered out