The Civil War in the East

6th Maryland Infantry Regiment

The 6th Maryland Infantry Regiment lost 8 officers and 120 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 officer and 107 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.



August 12 - September 3

Organized at Baltimore, Md.

September 20

Moved to join Army of the Potomac in Western Maryland.

September 20-21

Defense of Williamsport, Md.


Duty between Williamsport and Hagerstown, Md.

December 11-12

Moved to Maryland Heights. Attached to Kenly's Brigade, Defenses Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department


March 28

Moved to Berryville and attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 8th Army Corps

June 10

Action at Kelly's Ford

June 13


June 13

Opequan Creek and Retreat to Winchester

June 14-15

Battle of Winchester

June 15-16

Retreat to Harper's Ferry and attached to Elliott's Command, 8th Army Corps

July 1-4

To Washington, D. C.

July 5

Join Army of the Potomac assigned to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps

July 5-24

Pursuit of Lee Go Manassas Gap, Va

July 23

Wapping Heights, Va.

July 24-August 15

Duty on line of the Rappahannock

September 5

Detached for duty in New York during draft disturbances

October 9-22

Bristoe Campaign

October 11

Culpeper Court House

October 14

Bristoe Station

November 7-8

Advance to line of the Rappahannock

November 7

Kelly's Ford

November 8

Brandy Station

November 26-December 2

Mine Run Campaign

November 27

Payne's Farm


February 6-7

Demonstration on the Rapidan


Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

May 3-June 15

Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River

May 5-7

Battle of the Wilderness

May 8-12


May 12-21

Spotsylvania Court House

May 12

Assault on the Salient, "Bloody Angle"

May 23-26

North Anna River

May 26-28

On line of the Pamunkey

May 28-31


June 1-12

Cold Harbor

June 18-July 6

Before Petersburg

June 22-23

Jerusalem Plank Road

June 29

Ream's Station

July 6-8

Moved to Baltimore, Md.

July 9

Battle of the Monocacy

July 14-24

Pursuit of Early to Snicker's Gap

July 17-18

Snicker's Ferry

August 6-
November 28

Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign

August 29


September 19

Battle of Winchester

September 22

Fisher's Hill

October 19

Battle of Cedar Creek


Duty at Kernstown

December 3-6

Moved to Washington, D.C., then to Petersburg, Va.

December 6

Siege of Petersburg begins


March 25

Fort Fisher, Petersburg

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

April 2

Assault on and fall of Petersburg

April 3-9

Pursuit of Lee

April 9

Appomattox Court House. Surrender of Lee and his army.

April 23-27

March to Danville, Va.

May 18

March to Richmond, Va.

May 18-June 3

To Washington, D.C.

June 8

Corps Review

June 20

Mustered out


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