Battle Unit Details

UNION MARYLAND VOLUNTEERS

3rd Regiment, Maryland Infantry, Potomac Home Brigade

Overview:
Organized at Cumberland, Hagerstown and Baltimore, Md., October 31, 1861, to May 20, 1862. Companies "I" and "K" organized at Ellicott's Mills and Monrovia April and May, 1864. Regiment attached to Railroad District West Virginia to January, 1862. Lander's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Railroad District, Mountain Department, to July, 1862. Railroad Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to September, 1862. Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September, 1862. Annapolis (Md.) 8th Army Corps to July, 1863. 3rd Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 1st Separate Brigade, 8th Army Corps, to July, 1864. Kenly's Independent Brigade, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, to August, 1864. Kenly's Brigade, Reserve Division, West Virginia, to October, 1864. Reserve Division, West Virginia, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, West Virginia, to May 29, 1865.

Service:
Assigned to duty as railroad guard on Upper Potomac in Maryland and Virginia. Action at Grass Lick, W. Va., April 23, 1862. Wardensville May 7. Franklin May 10-12. Moorefield June 29. Siege of Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 12-15. Surrendered September 15. Paroled September 16 and sent to Annapolis, Md. Duty at Annapolis and in the Defences of Baltimore till June, 1863. Guard Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, June 28-July 10. At Annapolis, Relay Station, Annapolis Junction and Monocacy till July, 1864. Operations against Early's invasion of Maryland July, 1864. Frederick City July 7-8. Battle of Monocacy July 9. Pursuit of Early till July 30. Snicker's Gap July 18. Bolivar Heights August 6. Halltown August 8. Charlestown August 9. Berryville August 13. Duty in the District of Harper's Ferry, W. Va., till May, 1865. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., May 12, and mustered out May 29, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 73 Enlisted men by disease. Total 83.
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