The Civil War in the East

1st Vermont Heavy Artillery Regiment

The 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery Regiment lost 10 officers and 154 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 410 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1862

 

Organized at Brattleboro

September 1

Mustered in as 11th Vermont Infantry Regiment

September 7

Left State for Washington, D.C. and attached to attached to 1st Brigade, Haskins' Division, Military District of Washington for duty in the Defences of Washington north of the Potomac

September 27

Company A assigned to Fort Lincoln

Company B assigned to Forts Massachusetts and Stevens

Companies C and D assigned to Fort Saratoga

Company E assigned to Fort Totten

Company F assigned to Fort Bunker Hill

Company G assigned to Fort Lincoln

Company H assigned to Fort Slocum

Company I assigned to Fort Thayer

Company K assigned to Fort Totten

November 17

Company A moved to Fort Totten

Companies C and D moved to Fort Massachusetts

Company E moved to Fort Slocum

Company F moved to Fort Slocum

Company G moved to Fort Slocum

Company I moved to Fort Massachusetts

December 10

Designation of Regiment changed to 1st Heavy Artillery. Attached to 1st Brigade, Haskins' Division, Military District of Washington

1863

February

Attached to 1st Brigade, Haskins' Division, 22nd Army Corps, Defenses of Washington

March

Company A moved to Fort Lincoln

Company B moved to Fort Totten

Company C moved to Fort Stevens

Company D moved to Fort Saratoga

Company F moved to Fort Thayer

Company H moved to Fort Bunker Hill

Company I moved to Fort Bunker Hill

July 11

Company L organized and assigned to Fort Lincoln

October 7

Company M organized and assigned to Fort Lincoln

1864

May 12

Ordered to Join army in the field

May 15

Moved to Belle Plains, Va., and join 6th Army Corps at Spotsylvania Court House, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac

May 15-21

Spotsylvania Court House

May 23-26

North Anna River

May 26-28

Line of the Pamunkey

May 28-31

Totopotomoy

June 1-12

Cold Harbor

June 17-July 9

Before Petersburg

June 22-23

Jerusalem Plank Road

July 9-11

Moved to Washington, D.C.

July 11-12

Repulse of Early's attack on Fort Stevens

July 15-23

Snicker's Gap Expedition

August 7-November 28

Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign; Attached to Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division

August 21-22

Near Charlestown

September 13

Gilbert's Ford, Opequan

September 19

Battle of Opequan, Winchester

September 22

Fisher's Hill

October 19

Battle of Cedar Creek

October

Duty at Strasburg

November 9

At Kernstown

December 9-12

Moved to Petersburg, Va.for Siege of Petersburg

1865

March 25

Fort Fisher, Petersburg

March 28-April 9

Appomattox Campaign

April 2

Assault on and fall of Petersburg. Pursuit of Lee.

April

Duty at Burkesville

April 23-27

March to Danville

May 19-24

At Manchester

June

At Munson's Hill, Washington, attached to Middle Department, 8th Corps

June 8

Corps Review

June 24

Old members mustered out. Veterans and Recruits consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies, and duty at Fort Foote, Md., Defenses of Washington

August 25

Mustered out




 
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