Battle Unit Details


1st Battalion, Sharpshooters, Maine Infantry

Organized at Augusta from October 27 to December 29, 1864. Companies "A" and "B" left State for City Point, Va., November 12, 1864. Assigned to duty at that point till January, 1865. Company "C" organized November 29, 1864. Moved to Galloupe's Island, Boston Harbor, thence moved to City Point, Va., January 1-5, 1865. Company "D" organized December 2. Company "E" organized November 28, and Company "F" organized December 29, 1864, all moved to City Point, Va., and joined other Companies. Ordered to Petersburg front and attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army Potomac, January to June, 1865.

Siege of Petersburg January 5 to April 2, 1865. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. White Oak Road March 29. Quaker Road March 30. Boydton Road March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Amelia C. H. April 5. High Bridge April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D. C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23 Transferred to 20th Maine Infantry June 21, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 12 Enlisted men by disease. Total 19.

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