Battle Unit Details


19th Regiment, Maine Infantry

Organized at Bath and mustered in August 25, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., August 27. Attached to Defences of Washington to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1865.

Duty in the Defences of Washington, D. C., till September 30, 1862. Moved to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 30-October 4. Advance to Warrenton, Va., October 30-November 9. March to Falmouth November 15-17. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Duty at Falmouth till April, 1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks Ford May 4. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 13-July 24. Haymarket June 25. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 5-24. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Bristoe Station October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Morton's Ford February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Po River May 9-10. Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. "Bloody Angle," Assault on the Salient, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-19. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Deep Bottom, north of the James, July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Dabney's Mills February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton Road March 30-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge April 6-7. Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville April 11-May 2. March to Washington, D. C., May 2-15. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out May 31 and discharged June 7, 1865. Recruits transferred to 1st Maine Heavy Artillery.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 189 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 182 Enlisted men by disease. Total 376.

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