United States Regiments & Batteries > New Hampshire > 14th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment


The 14th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment lost 8 officers and 63 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 151 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.The regiment is honored by a monument in the Winchester National Cemetery.

1862
September 24 The 14th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment was organized at Concord and mustered in under Colonel Rober Wilson, Lieutenant Colonel Tileston Barker, and Major Samuel Duncan
September Ordered to Washington, D.C. and attached to Grover’s Brigade, Military District of Washington
November Picket and patrol duty along Upper Potomac, Defenses of Washington
1863
February Assigned to Jewett’s Brigade, 22nd Corps, Defenses of Washington
April Provost duty at Washington, D.C.
June Assigned to Garrison of Washington, D.C., 22nd Corps
1864
February 3 Ordered to Harper’s Ferry
February 25 Moved to Cumberland, Maryland and returned to Washington
March 20 Ordered to New Orleans, Louisiana and sailed from New York.
April-June Duty at Camp Parapet, Carrollton, Jefferson City and along Lake Pontchatrain assigned to the Defenses of New Orleans, Louisiana, Department of the Gulf.
June 7 Ordered to Morganza, Louisiana and assigned to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Department of the Gulf
July 13-August 19 Movement by sea to Fortress Monroe, Va., then to Washington, D. C., and on to Berryville, Virginia.
August to
December

Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Assigned to Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, 19th Corps, 2nd Division, 1st Brigade

September 19
Third Battle of Winchester, or Opequon

The 14th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment suffered 32 men killed, 12 men mortally wounded, including Colonel Alexander Gardner, and 10 men wounded.

Killed:

Captains William H. Chaffin and William A. Fosgate, Lieutenants Henry S. Paul and Jesse A. Fiske
Sergeants Charles C. Wilson, George W. Felch, Matthew Macurdy and Albert A. Baker
Corporals Nathaniel P. Rust, Moses Allen, George W. Hazen, Sylvester Tasker, Charles W. Noyes and Darwin W. Chase
Privates Nathaniel Wyman, Sydney H. Young, George Perrigo, George L. Wetherbee, Fred B. Andrews, Henry L. Haynes, Aaron E. Boyd, C. L. Himan, Melborn Marston, George T. Souther, Walter. A. Scott, Lucius Parker, Otis A. Barnes, Silas Water, Hazen O. Baker, Daniel J. Cameron, Daniel W. Phelps and Lauren E.. Bent

Mortally wounded:

Colonel Alexander Gardner, A. E. Colburn, G. H. Stone, Lucius Willard, Harvey R. Brown, G. H. Stone, George W. Tucker, Luther G. Merrill, Richard Varney, G. B. Cofran, Oceanus Straw, Harrison Atwood, Amos Harriman

September 22

Fisher’s Hill

October 19

Battle of Cedar Creek

October-January Duty at Kernstown and other points in the Shenandoah Valley
1865
January Moved to Washington, D.C.
January 8-20 To Savannah, Georgia and Provost duty there, assigned to 1st Brigade, Grover’s Division, District of Savannah, Georgia,¬† Department of the South
March Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Corps, Department of North Carolina
March 24 Captain Oliver Marston promoted to lieutenant colonel
May 6-14 March to Augusta, Ga.
June Returned to Savannah
July 8 The 14th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment mustered out