United States Regiments & Batteries > Vermont

The 9th Vermont Infantry Regiment lost 2 officers and 22 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 278 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.


Organized at Brattleboro
July 9 Mustered in
July 15-17 Moved to Washington, D.C.
July 19 Moved from Washington, D.C., to Cloud’s Mills, Va.
July 23 To Winchester. Attached to Piatt’s Brigade, Winchester, Va.
September 2 Retreat to Harper’s Ferry, W. Va. Attached to Miles’ Command, Harper’s Ferry, W. Va.
September 13-15
Defence of Harper’s Ferry
September 14
Bolivar Heights
September 15
Garrison surrendered
September 16 Paroled and sent to Annapolis, Md.
September 25 To Chicago, Ill. to guard Rebel prisoners at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill.


January 10 Declared exchanged
March 28-April 7 Guard Rebel prisoners to City Point, Va.
April 7-9 Moved to Fortress Monroe
April 12 To Suffolk, Va. Attached to Wardrop’s Reserve Brigade, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
April 13-May 4

Siege of Suffolk

April 24
Edenton Road
May 4
Siege of Suffolk raised

Duty at Suffolk

May 15-18 Operations on Norfolk & Petersburg Railroad
May 23 Antioch Church and Barber’s Cross Roads
June 17 Moved to Yorktown and attached to Wistar’s Independent Brigade, 7th Army Corps
June 25 To West Point, and outpost duty there
July 7 Duty at Yorktown
July 25 Expedition to Gloucester Court House
October 23 Ordered to New Berne, N. C.
October 26 Reached Morehead City and attached to District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
November-July Duty at Newport Barracks
December 1 Cedar Point
December 25 Destruction of salt works on Bear Inlet, N. C. (Detachment)
January 27 Expedition to Onslow County
February 2 Newport BarracksBogue Sound Blockhouse (Companies B & H)
Gale’s Creek, near New Berne (Detachment)
July 11 Ordered to New Berne, N. C., and duty there attached to Defences of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North CarolinaCompany A at Evans Mills
Companies B & C near Fort Spinola
Companies D & G at Red House
Companies E & I at Rocky Run
Company F at Fort Spinola
Company H at Buckwood
Companu K on the Trent
September 13-15 Moved to Bermuda Hundred and attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James
September 15 – April 2

Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond

September 20-26 Duty at Bailey’s Cross Roads
September 27 Detachment in Fort Dutton, Bermuda Hundred front until November 28
September 28-30
Battle of Chaffin’s Farm and Fort Harrison
October 27-28
Battle of Fair Oaks
November 2-17 Detached for duty at New York City during presidential election of 1864.
November 18 Duty in trenches before Richmond
December Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia
April 3 Occupation of Richmond on Provost duty
June 13 Non-Veterans mustered out. Regiment consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies, and provost duty at Norfolk, Drummondsville and Portsmouth
July Attached to 2nd Independent Brigade, 24th Army Corps
August Attached to Dept. of Virginia
December 1 Mustered out