United States Regiments & Batteries > Rhode Island

The 1st Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 16 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 8 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

April Organized in Rhode Island under Colonel Ambrose Burnside
April 20 and 24 Moved to Washington, D.C. and attached to the Department of Washington
May Duty at Camp Sprague, Defences of Washington
June Attached to Burnside’s Brigade, Hunter’s Division, McDowell’s Army of Northeast Virginia. Major J. P. Balch took command of the regiment when Colonel Burnside was given brigade command
July 16-21 Advance on Manassas, Va.
July 21 Battle of Bull Run
July 25 Left Washington for home
August 2 Mustered out