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Second Brigade, Second Division

Lieutenant Colonel F S Fiske, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry

Lieutenant Colonel F S Fiske, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry

Second New Hampshire Infantry

Mustered in United States service for three years 10 June, 1861. Arrived at Washington, D. C., 23 June, 1861

COLONEL G MARSTON
Colonel T P Pierce, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, resigned and Congressman G Marston was appointed colonel, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, on 4 June, 1861.

LIEUTENANT COLONEL F S FISKE
F S Fiske was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, on 3 May, 1861.

MAJOR J STEVENS, JR.

Company A Cheshire Light Guards: CAPT. T A BARKER
The company was accepted in state service for three months at Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, on 25 April, 1861, and arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 6 May, 1861. The company was accepted in state service for three years at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 22 May, 1861, and T A Barker was appointed captain, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company A, on 25 April, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.
Company B Goodwin Rifles: CAPT. S G GRIFFIN
The company was accepted in state service for three years at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, on 13 May, 1861, and arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 27 May, 1861. S G Griffin was appointed captain, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company B, on 1 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861, and was appointed lieutenant colonel, 6th New Hampshire Infantry, on 29 October, 1861.
Company C Rifle Rangers: CAPT. J W CARR
The company was accepted in state service for three years at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, on 20 May, 1861, and arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 27 May, 1861. J W Carr was appointed captain, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company C, on 1 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.
Company D: CAPT. H ROLLINS
The company was accepted in state service at Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, on 19 May, 1861, and arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 25 May, 1861. H Rollins was appointed captain, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company D, on 1 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861, and was assigned to the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company K, on 1 August, 1861.
Company E: CAPT. L DROWN
The company was accepted in state service for three months at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, under the command of Captain L Drown, on 18 April, 1861, and arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 7 May, 1861. The company was accepted in state service for three years at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 21 May, 1861, and L Drown was appointed captain, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company E, on 3 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.
Company F: CAPT. T SNOW
The company was accepted in state service for three years at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 19 May, 1861, and T Snow was appointed captain, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company F, on 4 June, 1861.
Company G: CAPT. E WESTON
The company was accepted in state service for three months at Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, on 27 April, 1861, and for three years on 15 May, 1861. The company arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, between 27 and 28 May, 1861, and E Weston was appointed captain, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company G, on 5 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.
Company H Granite State Guards: CAPT. I PEARL
The company was accepted in state service fot three months at Great Falls, Strafford County, New Hampshire, on 20 April, 1861, and arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 1 May, 1861. The company was accepted in state service fot three years at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 21 May, 1861, and I Pearl was appointed captain, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company H, on 5 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861, and resigned on 12 August, 1861.
Company I Abbott Guards: CAPT. E L BAILEY
The company was accepted in state service, at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, under the command of Captain C Knowlton, on 22 April, 1861, and arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 1 May, 1861. Captain C Knowlton, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company I, was discharged between 11 and 15 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant E L Bailey, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company I, was appointed captain, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company I, on 7 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.
Company K Goodwin Guards: CAPT. W O SIDES
The company was accepted in state service for three months at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 17 April, 1861, and for three years on 21 May, 1861. W O Sides was appointed captain, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company G, on 8 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861, and resigned on 14 August, 1861.
Manchester Cornet Band: Band Ldr. ProF. W Dignum
The Manchester Cornet Band was organised with twenty-three musicians at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 26 April, 1861, and arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 18 May, 1861. The band was ordered to report for duty at Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, on 3 May, 1861 (See the Three months' volunteers, Department of Annapolis).

Sources

"There was a thrilling scene at the Manchester depot, Wednesday, as the Abbott Guards left their home to take their place at the head of the N. H. First Regiment."

The Farmer's Cabinet, 26 April, 1861

"The Abbott Guards of Manchester, were the first to report themselves for duty, and the residue are from the Concord, Manchester, Dover, Keene, Nashua, Salem, and Newport offices."

The Coos Republican, 30 April, 1861 - New Hampshire responds

"The Abbott Guards of Manchester, leave Camp Union today (Wednesday,) to join the Second Regiment, which is to rendezvous at Portsmouth."

The Independent Democrat (Concord), 2 May, 1861

"The Granite State Guards, Capt. Pearl, from Great Falls, accompanied by the Great Falls Brass Band, and the Abbott Gurads, Capt. Knowlton, from Manchester, arrived here Wednesday evening. They were received and escorted to thier quarters at Jefferson Hall by the Portsmouth Volunteers."

The Portsmouth Journal and Literature Politics, 4 May, 1861

"On Monday afternoon, the Home Guard, made up of Portsmouth Veterans, escorted by the Portsmouth Volunteers corps, under Capt. Sides, making in all about 150 men, found on Market Square, and marched to Fort Constitution."

The Portsmouth Journal of Literature and Politics, 4 May, 1861 - Fort Constitution garrisoned

"Col. H. W. Rowell of Littleton, leaves that place (Tuesday) morning, with sixty odd recruits for Portsmouth."

The Mirror and Farmer (Manchester), 11 May, 1861 - White Mountain Boys

"Capt. Barker's full volunteer company of 72 men, 'the Cheshire Light Guards,' and the 2nd full company of recruits at this station, 72, took the cars at Keene for Portsmouth on Monday morning last, amid the cheers of a vast multitude, after the parting of friends, and prayer by Rev. Mr White."

The Exeter Newsletter and Rockingham Advertiser, 13 May, 1861

"The next day after our arrival, our company was sent to the depot to receive and escort the companies which arrived to complete the Regiment, viz.: the Milford Volunteers, the Coos Volunteers from Lancaster, and the White Mountain Boys from Littleton. These, with the two Keene companies, the Goodwin Guards of Portsmouth, the Abbott Guards and Mechanics' Phalanx from Manchester, the Laconia Volunteers, and the Claremont Volunteers, make up the Regiment."

The New Hampshire Sentinel (Keene), 16 May, 1861 - Letter from Portsmouth, Camp Constitution, Portsmouth, 14 May, 1861

"The fort is now garrisoned by Capt. Ichabod Pearl's company Granite Guards of Great Falls, Capt. Joshua Chapman's company of Conway Volunteers."

The Farmer's Cabinet (Amherst), 24 May, 1861

"The Rifle Rangers, numbering 100 men, enlisted at Manchester, for the war, by J. W. Carr, left that city on Monday, to join the Second Regiment at Portsmouth."

The New Hampshire Patriot, 29 May, 1861

"The Goodwin Riflemen, enlisted in this city for three years or during the war, went into camp at the Fairground, on the departure of the First Regiment on Saturday, and on Monday afternoon they left for Portsmouth to join the Second Regiment.."

The New Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette, 29 May, 1861

"This company left Portsmouth for home, via Boston and Fitchburg, last Saturday, to visit friends, and returned Wednesday, (yesterday.) These are enlisted for three years, and the company, like others of the regiment, is to consist of 101 men. The Cheshire Light Guards departed for Portsmouth, yesterday forenoon, in the first train down."

The New Hampshire Sentinel, 30 May, 1861 - The Cheshire Light Guards

"The Goodwin Rifles of this city, who have enlisted for the war, comprise some of our very best young men. They went to Portsmouth on Monday last."

The Independent Democrat (Concord), 30 May, 1861 - A worthy example

"The Peterborough Volunteers for three years, under Capt. Ephraim Weston, left for Concord on Monday. Three companies arrived at Camp Constitution tonight - Dover Company, 101 men, Hampton Company, 50, and Exeter Company, 50."

The Farmer's Cabinet (Amherst), 31 May, 1861

"This fine regiment, commanded by Colonel Gilman Martson, (member of Congress,) and numbering 1,046 men, arrived here at one o'clock yesterday afternoon. The regiment is accompanied by the Manchester cornet band, of twenty pieces, led by Prof. Walter Dignum, and also a drum corps of twenty pieces. The uniform consists of grey caps and pants and blue jackets. The officers wear the army regulation hat, with black feather."

The National Republican, 24 June, 1861 - Arrival of the second New Hampshire regiment

"It is expected that some 4,600 more troops, in all, will cross the river today and tonight from this point, to join General McDowell's command - the two Rhode Island regiments, the New York Seventy-first, Second New Hampshire, Marines, and U.S. light artillery. P.S. These regiments marched over the Long Bridge at three o'clock today, their several bands playing 'Dixie,' wiyj all extras."

The Evening Star, 16 July, 1861 - More troops going over the river

"The uniforms were grey, the jaunty forage caps and 'spiketail' dress coats banded with red cord."

A history of the Second regiment, New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, in the War of the Rebellion, by Martin A Haynes, Company I

History of the Second Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers: Its camps, marches and battles, by Martin A Haynes

The Union Army: A history of military affairs in the loyal states 1861-65, records of the regiments in the Union Army, cyclopedia of battles, memoirs of commanders and soldiers, Volume 1, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Delaware

Notes

The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to rendezvous at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 30 April, 1861, and was accepted in state service for three months, under the command of Colonel T P Pierce, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, at Camp Constitution, Ropewalks Barracks, on South Street, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to rendezvous at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, under the call for 42,034 troops to serve three years by President A Lincoln on 3 May, 1861.

Manchester, Hillsborough County, to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Company I, 24 April-1 May, 1861: The Abbott Guards was ordered to proceed by the Concord Railroad to Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, on 24 April, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Union, the fairgrounds, one mile east of the State House, on State Street, between Capitol and Park Streets, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, between 24 April and 1 May, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Concord & Portsmouth Railroad to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 1 May, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington).

Note: The Abbott Guards (77), the Granite State Guards (77), the Goodwin Guards (100), and the Claremont (Recruits) Volunteers (85) were stationed at Camp Constitution, Ropewalks Barracks, on South Street, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, under the command of Brigadier General G Stark, Third Division, New Hampshire (Militia) Volunteers, on 1 May, 1861, and the Mechanics' Phalanx was mustered in United States service for three years as part of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company I, on 8 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.

Great Falls, Strafford County, to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Company H, 1 May, 1861: The Granite State Guards arrived by the Concord & Portsmouth Railroad at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 1 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the Great Falls Brass Band.

Keene, Cheshire County, to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Company A, 6 May, 1861: The Cheshire Light Guards was ordered to proceed by the Cheshire Railroad to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the morning on 6 May, 1861.

Note: The Mechanics' Phalanx, under the command of Captain J N Bruce, accompanied the Cheshire Light Guards to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the afternoon on 6 May, 1861, and the Cheshire Light Guards was ordered to proceed by the Eastern Railroad to Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, via Boston, Suffolk County, and Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, on 25 May, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Cheshire Railroad to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire in the morning on 29 May, 1861. The Keene (Recruits) Volunteers (71) was mustered in United States service for three years as part of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company A, on 4 June, 1861.

Lancaster, Coos County, to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Company F, 7 May, 1861: The Lancaster (Recruits) Volunteers (78), under the command of Captain J Powers, arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 7 May, 1861, and were mustered in United States service for three years as part of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company F, on 4 June, 1861.

Note: The Laconia (Recruits) Volunteers (78) arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 1 May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years as part of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company F, on 4 June, 1861.

Concord, Merrimack County, to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Company E, 7 May, 1861: The Concord (Recruits) Volunteers (77), under the command of Captain L Drown, arrived by the Concord & Portsmouth Railroad at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 7 May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years as part of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company E, on 3 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.

Note: The Exeter (Recruits) Volunteers arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 25 May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years as part of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company E, on 3 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.

Troops stationed at Camp Constitution, Ropewalks Barracks, on South Street, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, 18 May, 1861: Goodwin Guards (100), Captain W O Sides; Laconia (Recruits) Volunteers (78), Captain O A J Vaughan; Milford (Recruits) Volunteers (94), Captain G H Gillis; Cheshire Light Guards (78), Captain T A Barker; Keene (Recruits) Volunteers (71), Captain H C Handerson; Claremont (Recruits) Volunteers (88), Captain W P Austin; Abbott Guards (64), First Lieutenant E L Bailey; Mechanics' Phalanx (77), Captain J N Bruce; Lancaster (Recruits) Volunteers (70), Captain J Powers; Littleton (Recruits) Volunteers (70), Captain E W Farr

Troops stationed at Fort Constitution, on the Piscataqua River, New Castle, New Castle Island, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, 18 May, 1861: Granite State Guards (81), Senior Captain I Pearl; Concord Volunteers (76), Captain L Drown; Conway Volunteers (86), Captain J Chapman

Note: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was reorganised for three years at Camp Constitution, Ropewalks Barracks, on South Street, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 21 May, 1861, dated 19 May, 1861.

Dover, Strafford County, to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Company D, 25 May, 1861: The Dover (Recruits) Volunteers arrived by the Concord & Portsmouth Railroad at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 25 May, 1861.

Concord, Merrimack County, to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Company B, 25 & 27 May, 1861: The Goodwin Rifles arrived at Camp Union, the fairgrounds, one mile east of the State House, on State Street, between Capitol and Park Streets, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, on 25 May, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Concord & Portsmouth Railroad to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 27 May, 1861.

Manchester, Hillsborough County, to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Company C, 27 May, 1861: The Rifle Rangers was ordered to proceed by the Concord Railroad to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, on 27 May, 1861.

Peterborough, Hillsborough County, to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Company G, 27 & 28 May, 1861: The Peterborough (Recruits) Volunteers arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, between 27 and 28 May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years as part of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company G, on 5 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.

Note: The White Mountain Boys or Littleton (Recruits) Volunteers (70) arrived at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 7 May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for three years as part of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company G, on 5 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.

Mustered in three years, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, 25 April & 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, & 8 June, 1861: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, Company A, was mustered in United States service for three years at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, by Major S Eastman, 5th United States Infantry, on 25 April, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861; Companies B, C, and D on 1 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861; Company E on 3 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861; Company F on 4 June, 1861; Companies G and H on 5 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861; Company I on 7 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861; and Company K on 8 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.

Note: The Claremont (Recruits) Volunteers, under the command of Captain W P Austin, arrived by the Concord & Portsmouth Railroad at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, between 30 April and 1 May, 1861, and the Milford (Recruits) Volunteers and Conway (Recruits) Volunteers, under the command of Captains G H Gillis and J Chapman, in the evening on 7 May, 1861. The Claremont (Recruits) Volunteers, the Milford (Recruits) Volunteers, and Conway (Recruits) Volunteers were mustered in United States service for three years as part of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry at Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, between 1 and 8 June, 1861, dated 4 June, 1861.

Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, to New York City, New York County, New York, 20-21 June, 1861: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry (1046) was ordered to proceed by the Eastern (Massachusetts) Railroad to New York City, New York County, New York, at 7 AM on 20 June, 1861, and arrived at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 12 PM the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Old Colony & Fall River Railroad to Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at 4.30 PM on 20 June, 1861, and arrived by the steamer Bay State on the North or Hudson River at Pier No.3, on West Street, New York City, New York County, New York, at 10 AM on 21 June, 1861.

Note: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was stationed at the New York City Arsenal, on Elm and White Streets, New York City, New York County, New York, on 21 June, 1861.

New York City Arsenal, on Elm & White Streets, New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 21-23 June, 1861: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry (1,046) was ordered to proceed on the North or Hudson River by the steamer Kill von Kull to Elizabethport, Union County, New Jersey, at 4.30 PM on 21 June, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the New Jersey Central Railroad to Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, the same day. The regiment arrived by the Lebanon Valley Railroad at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, via Easton, Northampton County, and Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, in the evening on 22 June, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Northern Central Railroad to Baltimore City, Maryland, in the morning on 23 June, 1861. The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry arrived at Bolton Street Station, on Bolton Street, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 8 AM the same day, and was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 23 June, 1861. The regiment arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., at 1 PM the same day.

Washington to Glenwood Cemetery, west of North Capitol Street, D. C., 23 June, 1861: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry arrived at Camp Sullivan, near Glenwood Cemetery, west of North Capitol Street, D. C., in the evening on 23 June, 1861.

Note: The Manchester Cornet Band accompanied the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry to Washington, D. C., on 20 June, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Baltimore City, Maryland, on 4 July, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Annapolis). The Manchester Cornet Band was mustered in United States service at Washington, D. C., on 7 August, 1861.

Special Orders No.167, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Washington, Washington, D. C., 2 July, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Infantry, the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry, the 71st New York State Militia Infantry, the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry, and the 2nd Rhode Island Artillery was assigned to Colonel A E Burnside, 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Infantry, by Special Orders No.167, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Washington, Washington, D. C., on 2 July, 1861.

General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was assigned to the Second Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, under the command of Colonel A E Burnside, 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861.

Advance to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 16-18 July, 1861: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to rendezvous on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., at 1.30 PM on 16 July, 1861, and the sick were assigned to guard duty at Camp Sullivan, near Glenwood Cemetery, west of North Capitol Street, D. C., the same day. The regiment was ordered across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., at 3 PM on 16 July, 1861, and proceeded by the Columbia Turnpike to the Little River Turnpike at 4 PM the same day. The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry arrived at Bailey's Crossroads, Fairfax County, via Fort Runyon, near Columbia Springs, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 7 PM on 16 July, 1861, and was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861. The regiment arrived by the Little River Turnpike at Fairfax Courthouse via Annandale, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 1 PM the same day and encamped near Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 17 July, 1861. The company was ordered to Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 18 July, 1861, and proceeded by the Warrenton Turnpike to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 4 PM the same day. The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry arrived at Camp Bush, near Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 18 July, 1861.

Note: The 71st New York State Militia Infantry, Corps Engineers, and a detachment of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry were assigned to clear the road for artillery on 16 July, 1861, and the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry arrived at Camp Bush, near Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 18 July, 1861 (See the 71st New York State Militia Infantry).

Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, to Sudley Ford, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at 4.30 AM the same day. The regiment was ordered to Sudley Ford, on the Bull Run River, at 5.30 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at 9.30 AM the same day.

Retreat to Washington, D. C., 21-22 July, 1861: After the first battle of Bull Run the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at 9 PM the same day. The regiment was ordered to Washington, D. C., at 11 PM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at at Fort Runyon, near Columbia Springs, Alexandria County, via Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 22 July, 1861. The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was ordered across the Potomac River by the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., the same day and arrived at Camp Sullivan, near Glenwood Cemetery, west of North Capitol Street, D. C., on 22 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was stationed at Camp Sullivan, near Glenwood Cemetery, west of North Capitol Street, D. C., on 5 August, 1861.

Glenwood Cemetery, west of North Capitol Street, D. C., to Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland, 9 August, 1861: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Maryland, in the morning on 9 August, 1861.

Mustered out, State House, on State Street, between Capitol and Park Streets, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, 21 June, 1864: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was was mustered out at the State House, on State Street, between Capitol and Park Streets, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, on 21 June, 1864.

Note: The 17th New Hampshire Infantry was assigned to the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry on 16 April, 1863.

Colonel A E Burnside, 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Infantry, Second Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army: A E Burnside was stationed at New York City, New York County, New York, on 15 April, 1861, and arrived at Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, on 16 April, 1861. He was appointed colonel, 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Infantry, the same day and brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.62, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 August, 1861, dated 6 August, 1861 (See the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Infantry).

Organisation of Brigadier General J Hooker's brigade, Division of the Potomac, 4 August, 1861: Brigadier General J Hooker, United States Volunteers; 1st Massachusetts Infantry; 11th Massachusetts Infantry; 2nd New Hampshire Infantry; 26th Pennsylvania Infantry

Note: The 2nd New Hampshire Infantry was assigned to Brigadier General J Hooker's brigade, Division of the Potomac, by Special Orders No.10, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 4 August, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.42: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, p401
Lieutenant Colonel F S Fiske, Second New Hampshire Infantry, dated Camp Sullivan, Meridian Hill, D. C., 27 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.39: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp395-399
Colonel A E Burnside, First Rhode Island Detached Militia Infantry, Second Brigade, Second Division, McDowell's Army, dated Washington, D. C., 19 August, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.31: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp382-383
Colonel D Hunter, Third United States Cavalry, Second Division, McDowell's Army, dated Washington, D. C., 5 August, 1861