United States Regiments & Batteries > New Hampshire

The 7th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 10 officers and 177 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 228 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

Organized at Keene
November 27 Mustered in
December 25 Left State for Washington, D.C.


January 6-13 Expedition to Hatteras Inlet, N. C., and duty there attached to Williams’ 4th Brigade, North Carolina Expedition
March 2 Moved to Roanoke Island
April 7-8 Expedition to Elizabeth City. Attached to Hawkins’ Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina
April 19 Battle of Camden, South Mills
June 18-July 2 Expedition to New Berne
July 2-10 Moved to Newport News. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
August 2-7 Moved to Aquia Creek and Fredericksburg
August 16-September 2 Pope’s Campaign in Northern Virginia
August 29 Battle of Groveton
August 30
Second Battle of Bull Run
September 1 Chantilly
September-October Maryland Campaign
September 14 Battle of South Mountain, Md.
September 16-17
Battle of Antietam
September Duty in Pleasant Valley, Md.
October 27-November 19 Movement to Falmouth, Va.
November 10 Corbin’s Cross Roads, near Amissville
November 14 Sulphur Springs
December 12-15
Battle of Fredericksburg
January 20-24 Burnside’s Second Campaign, “Mud March”


February 11 Moved to Newport News
March 26-April 1 To Lexington, Ky. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio
April 18 To Winchester, then to Richmond, Ky.
May 3 To Paint Lick Creek
May 10 To Lancaster
June 3-14 Movement to Vicksburg, Miss. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee
June 14-July 4 Siege of Vicksburg
July 4-10 Advance on Jackson, Miss.
July 10-17 Siege of Jackson
July 18 At Milldale
August 5-20 Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio thence to Nicholasville, Ky.
September Provost duty at Nicholasville, Frankfort and Russellville. Attached to Bixby’s Brigade, District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio
October 25 Moved to Camp Nelson, Ky., and Provost duty there
January 16 Veterans on furlough. Non-Veterans at Camp Nelson, Ky.
February Non-Veterans attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps
March 10 Regiment ordered to Annapolis, Md.
April Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
May 3-June 15 Campaign from the Rapidan to the James
May 5-7
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Spotsylvania Court House
May 12 Assault on the Salient at Spotsylvania Court House
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
June 1-12
Cold Harbor
June 1-3 Bethesda Church
June 16-19
First Assault on Petersburg
June 16 – April 2 Siege of Petersburg
July 30
Mine Explosion, Petersburg
August 18-21 Weldon Railroad
September 29-October 2 Poplar Springs Church
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 27-28 Hatcher’s Run
November Garrison of Fort Alexander Hays
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2 Fall of Petersburg
April 3 Occupation of Petersburg
April 3-9 Pursuit of Lee to Burkesville
April 20-27 Moved to Washington, D.C.
May-June Duty at Alexandria
May 23 Grand Review
July 17 Mustered out