The 3rd New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 12 officers and 186 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 152 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Concord
August 23 Mustered in
September 3 Moved to Camp Scott, Long Island, N.Y.
September 18 To Washington, D.C.
October 4 To Annapolis, Md.
October Attached to Viele’s Brigade, Sherman’s South Carolina Expeditionary Corps
October 21-November 7 Expedition to Port Royal, S.C.
November 7 Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor, S.C.
November Duty at Hilton Head, S.C.
March Affair Hunting Island
March 7-11 Reconnaissance up Savannah River to Elba Island
March 20-24 Expedition to Bluffton
April Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the South
April 5 Occupation of Edisto Island
April 10 Affair at Watts’ Court
April 14 Reconnaissance of Seabrook Island
April 17 Advance on Jehossie Island
April 18 Skirmish Edisto Island
April-May Duty at Edisto Island
June 1-28 Operations on James Island
June 8 Picket Affair
June 16 Battle of Secessionville
June 28-July 7 Evacuation of James Island and movement to Hilton Head
July Duty at Hilton Head attached to District of Hilton Head, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South
August 21 Affair at Pinckney Island
October 21-23 Expedition up Broad River to Pocotaligo
October 22 Action at Caston’s and Frampton’s Plantations, Pocotaligo
February 16-
April 9
Movements against Charleston


April 23 Moved to Seabrook Island and attached to Guss’ Brigade, Seabrook Island, S.C., 10th Corps
June Attached to St. Helena Island. S.C.
July 3 To Folly Island, S.C. and attached to 2nd Brigade, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Corps
July 10 Assault on and capture of water batteries on Morris Island
July 11 & 18 Assaults on Fort Wagner, Morris Island
July Siege operations on Morris Island against Forts Wagner and Gregg and against Fort Sumter and Charleston attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps
August Attached to 1st Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps
September 7 Occupation of Forts Wagner and Gregg
March and April Veterans absent on furlough
April 1 Ordered to Florida and Regiment mounted. Attached to Light Brigade, District of Florida. Dept. of the South
April 3 Palatka
April 25-29 Moved to Gloucester Point, Va. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Corps, Army of the James, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina. Veterans rejoin regiment from furlough.
May 4-28 Butler’s operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Corps
May 5 Capture of City Point and Bermuda Hundred
May 6-7 Chester Station
May 9-10 Swift Creek
May 10 Chester Station
May 12-16 Operations against Fort Darling
May 14-16 Drury’s Bluff
May 16-31 Bermuda Hundred
June 2 and 14 Action at Bermuda Hundred
June 9 Petersburg
June 16-17 Port Walthal
June 16 Siege operations begin against Petersburg and Richmond
July 21 Deep Bottom
August 13-20 Demonstration north of the James
August 14-18 Strawberry Plains
August 23 Non-Veterans mustered out
August 24-September 27 Duty in trenches before Petersburg
September 28-30 Chaffin’s Farm
October 1 Charles City Cross Roads
October 7
Darbytown Road

The regiment used their new Spencer repeating carbines for the first time, throwing back an attack by Bratton’s Confederate Brigade and inflicting heavy casualties.

October 13 Darbytown Road
October 27-28 Fair Oaks
October 31-November 2 Front of Richmond
November 2-17 Detached for duty at New York during Presidential Election
November 17 Duty in front of Richmond
December Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Corps
January 3-15 2nd Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C.
January 15 Assault and capture of Fort Fisher
January 19 Half Moon Battery
February 11 Sugar Loaf Battery
February 18 Fort Anderson
February 22 Capture of Wilmington
February 22 Smith’s Creek and North East Ferry
March Duty at Wilmington attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
April Assigned to Abbott’s Detached Brigade, 10th Corps
June 3 At Goldsboro
July 25 Mustered out