UNION RHODE ISLAND VOLUNTEERS
12th Regiment, Rhode Island Infantry
Organized at Providence and mustered in for nine months
October 18, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., October 21.
Attached to 1st Brigade, Casey's Division, Military District of
Washington, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th
Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd
Division, Dept. Ohio, to May, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division,
23rd Army Corps, Dept. Ohio, to July, 1863.
- Camp at Arlington Heights and at Fairfax Seminary,
Va., Defences of Washington, D. C., till December 1, 1862. March
to Falmouth, Va., December 1-8. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's second Campaign, "Mud March," January
20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 9, thence to
Lexington, Ky., March 25-31. Duty at Lexington, Winchester,
Boonsboro, Richmond, Paint Lick and Lancaster, Ky., till April
23. Moved to Crab Orchard April 23, and duty there till June 3.
March from Nicholasville to Somerset June 3-9. Duty at Stigall's
Ferry, Jamestown and guarding fords of the Cumberland River till
July 5. Moved to Somerset July 5, thence to Crab Orchard, and
started home July 11. Duty at Cincinnati, Obio, July 15-19.
Moved to Providence July 19-22. Mustered out July 29,
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 11 Enlisted men
killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 45 Enlisted men by
disease. Total 59.
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