Battle Unit Details

UNION MAINE VOLUNTEERS

14th Regiment, Maine Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Augusta and mustered in December 31, 1861. Left State for Boston, Mass., February 5, 1862, and there embarked February 6 on Steamer "North America" for Ship Island, Miss., arriving March 8. Attached to Butler's New Orleans Expeditionary Corps, January to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1862. Sherman's Division, Dept. Gulf, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Corps, July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Corps, to February, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to January, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. South, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army Ohio, to April, 1865. District of Savannah, Dept. of the South, to August, 1865.

Service:
Duty at Ship Island, Miss., till May 19, 1862. Moved to New Orleans, May 19-25, and duty there till July 7. Moved to Baton Rouge, La., July 7. Expedition to Amite River July 23-25 (Cos. "F" and "K"). Battle of Baton Rouge August 5. Moved to Carrollton August 20, and duty there till December 13. Bayou des Allemands September 4-5. Expedition to St. Charles C. H. September 7-8. St. Charles C. H. September 8. Moved to Bonnet Carre December 13, and duty there till May 7, 1863. Company "H" detached at Frenier December 14, 1862, to January 6, 1863. Company "B" detached at Frenier December 14, 1862, to February 20, 1863. Company "E" detached at Frenier January 6 to April 11. Scout to Pass Manchac February 8-11, 1863 (Detachment). Expedition to Ponchatoula March 21-24. Capture of Ponchatoula March 24 (Co. "E"). Expedition to Amite River March 24-30 (Cos. "A," "B," "C," "D," "G," "H" and "I"). Expedition to Amite River May 7-19. Civiques Ferry May 10. Moved to Baton Rouge, thence to Port Hudson May 20-22. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 8. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Surrender of Port Hudson July 8. Moved to Baton Rouge July 22. Sabine Pass Expedition September 4-11. Western Louisiana ("Teche") Campaign October 3-November 30. Duty at New Iberia till January 7, 1864. Moved to Franklin January 7, thence to New Orleans January 16. Duty at Camp Parapet till May 5. Veterans on Furlough February 10 to April 19. Moved to Baton Rouge May 5, and duty there till June 1. Moved to Morganza, La., and duty there till July 3. Moved to Algiers, thence to Fort Monroe and Bermuda Hundred, Va., July 3-22. In trenches at Bermuda Hundred till July 28. Demonstration north of James River July 28-29. Deep Bottom July 28-30. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 31, thence to Tennallytown, Md., August 2. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Berryville September 3-4. Battle of Opequan, Winchester September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. At Cedar Creek till November 9. At Kernstown till November 24. Guard train to Martinsburg. Moved to Camp Russell December 1, and duty there till December 22. Non-Veterans left front for muster out December 22. Mustered out January 13, 1865. Veterans and Recruits consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies, and duty at Stevenson's Depot till January 6, 1865. Moved to Savannah, Ga., January 6-20, and provost duty there till May 6. (Two new unassigned Companies joined March 30, and four Companies joined April 10. Assigned as "E," "F," "G," "H," "I" and "K".) March to Augusta, Ga., May 6-14, and to Savannah May 31-June 7. Moved to Darien June 9-10, and duty there till August 28. (Co. "B" at Walthamville and Co. "H" at Brunswick.) Mustered out August 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 81 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 330 Enlisted men by disease. Total 418.

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