The Civil War in the East

18th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment

The 18th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 4 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 36 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.



September 13

Organized at Concord. First six Companies recruited under call of July 19, 1864


Six Companies ordered to City Point, Va. for duty in Fortifications at City Point, Va. attached to Benham's Engineer Brigade

December 10-13

At front near Petersburg

December 18

Reported to Gen. Ferrero, and duty in the Defenses of Bermuda Hundred attached to Clough's Provisional Brigade, Ferrero's Division

December 21

Four Companies organized at Concord. Company K assigned to duty at Galloupe's Island, Boston Harbor, entire term.

December 30

Duty at City Point



Company G joins regiment


Company H joins regiment

March 19

Reported to Gen. Parke, Commanding 9th Army Corps, before Petersburg and attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac,

March 25

Repulse of attack on Fort Stedman

March 25 - April 2

Duty at Fort Stedman

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign


Company I joins regiment

April 2

Assault on and fall of Petersburg

April 3

Occupation of Petersburg

April 4

Moved to South Side Railroad and duty at Ford's Station

April 20-26

Moved to Washington, D.C.

April 26

Camp at Alexandria and Provost duty at Georgetown.

May 6

Company K mustered out on at Galloupe's Island, Boston Harbor


Guard duty in Washington during trial of President Lincoln's assassins.

June 10

Six original companies muster out

July 29

Companies G, H & I muster out

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