United States Regiments & Batteries > New Hampshire

The 13th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 5 officers and 84 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 92 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Concord under the command of Colonel Aaron F. Stevens.
September 20 Mustered in
October 5 Left State for Washington, D. C.
October Duty near Fort Albany, Defenses of Washington. Attached to Casey’s Division, Military District of Washington
December 5-9 March to Falmouth, Va. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg
January Attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps
January 20-24 Burnside’s Second Campaign “Mud March”
February 9 Moved to Newport News, Va.
March 13 To Suffolk
April 12-May 4
Siege of Suffolk

Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia

May 3 Providence Church Road, Nansemond River
May 4 Reconnaissance across the Nansemond
May 13 Moved to Portsmouth then to Yorktown
June 24-July 7 Dix’s Peninsula Campaign
July 1-7 Expedition from White House to South Anna River
July 8-14 Moved to Portsmouth
July 30 To Julian Creek. Attached to 3rd Brigade, Getty’s Division, United States forces, Norfolk and Portsmouth, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina


March 19 Moved to Yorktown
April Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James
May 4-28 Butler’s operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond
May 6-7 Port Walthal Junction, Chester Station
May 9-10 Swift Creek (or Arrowfield Church)
May 12-16 Operations against Fort Darling
May 14-16 Battle of Drewry’s Bluff
May 17-27 Bermuda Hundred
May 27-31 Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor
June 1-12
Battles about Cold Harbor
June 15-19 First Assault on Petersburg
June 16 – April 2 Siege of Petersburg and Richmond
June 19 In trenches before Petersburg
July Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps
July 30
Mine Explosion Petersburg (Reserve)
August Duty on the Bermuda Front
September 28-30 Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights
September 29 Fort Harrison. Assigned to duty as garrison at Fort Harrison.
October 27-28 Battle of Fair Oaks
November Duty in works before Richmond
December Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia


April 3 Occupation of Richmond. First Regiment whose Colors were brought into the city.
April-May Provost duty at Manchester
June 22 Mustered out. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 2nd New Hampshire.