Battle Unit Details

UNION CONNECTICUT VOLUNTEERS

28th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry

Overview:
Organized at New Haven November 15, 1862. Left State for East New York November 17. Sailed for Ship Island, Miss., and New Orleans, La., December 3, arriving December 17. Duty at Camp Parapet, Carrollton, La., till February, and at Fort Barrancas, Fla., till May. Moved to Brashear City, La., May 10-12, thence to Port Hudson, La., May 23-26. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Corps, to August, 1863.

Service:
Siege of Port Hudson, La., May 26-July 9, 1863. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Duty at Port Hudson till August 7. Mustered out August 28, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 14 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 94 Enlisted men by disease. Total 113.
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