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The First Rhode Island Infantry Regiment lost 1 officer and 16 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 8 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.
Organized in Rhode Island under Colonel Ambrose Burnside
April 20 and 24
Moved to Washington, D.C.
Duty at Camp Sprague, Defences of Washington
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
Advance on Manassas, Va.
Battle of Bull Run
Left Washington for home