Organized at Hartford October 24 to November 14, 1861. Left State for Annapolis, Md., December 16, and duty there till January 6, 1862. Attached to Williams' Brigade, Burnside's Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Va., to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Getty's Division, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Va. and N. C., to October, 1863. United States forces, Yorktown, Va., Dept. Va. and N.C., to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. Va. and N.C.,to October, 1864. Provisional Division, Army of the James, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Va., to July, 1865. 1st Independent Brigade, 24th Army Corps to August, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to December, 1865.
Burnside's expedition to Hatteras Inlet and Roanoke Island, N. C., January 7-February 8, 1862. Battle of Roanoke Island February 8. At Roanoke Island till March 11. Moved to Newberne March 11-13. Battle of Newberne March 14. Duty at Newberne till July. Moved to Morehead City July 2, thence to Newport News, Va., July 3-5. Duty there till August 1. Moved to Fredericksburg August 1-6, and duty there till August 31. Moved to Brooks' Station, thence to Washington, D. C., August 31-September 3. Maryland Campaign September-October. Battle of South Mountain September 14.
Battle of Antietam
September 16-17. Duty at Pleasant Valley, Md., till October 27. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 27-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.,
December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign, "Mud March," January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 6-9, thence to Suffolk March 13. Siege of Suffolk April 12-May 4.
Edenton Road April 24. Providence Church Road and Nansemond River May 3. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Reconnoissance to the Chickahominy June 9-16. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. Moved to Portsmouth, Va., and duty there till October. Moved to Gloucester Point October 1 and duty there till April, 1864. Butler's operations on south side of the James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Occupation of Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 5. Port Walthall Junction, Chester Station, May 7. Swift Creek or Arrowfield
Church May 9-10. Operations against Fort Darling May 12-16. Battle of Drewry's Bluff May 12-16. On Bermuda Hundred front May 17-27. Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor May 27-31. Battles about Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before
Petersburg June 15-18. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine explosion Petersburg July 30, 1864 (Reserve). On Bermuda Hundred front August 25 to December, and on north side of the James before Richmond till April, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Duty at Richmond and Lynchburg, Va., till December. Mustered out December 21, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 140 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 176 Enlisted men by disease. Total 325.