United States Regiments & Batteries > Rhode Island


Organized at Providence
June 24 Mustered in for three months service
June 28-30 Moved to Washington, D.C. Duty at Camp Clark and Camp Sprague, Defenses of Washington attached to Military District of Washington, Wadsworth’s command
July 25 Moved to Alexandria, Va. and assigned to Sturgis’ Command. Military District of Washington
August 1 To Winchester, Va. and duty at Camp Sigel
September 3-4 Retreat to Newtown and Middleburg, thence to Harper’s Ferry
September 12-13 Maryland Heights. Assigned to Miles’ Command, Harper’s Ferry
September 13-15 Defense of Harper’s Ferry
September 15 Escaped from siege of Harpers Ferry through enemy’s lines
September 16 Participated in the capture of 100 wagons of Longstreet’s train
September 26 Mustered out, expiration of term.