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Department of Washington

Colonel E F Jones, 6th Massachusetts Infantry

Colonel E F Jones, 6th Massachusetts Infantry

Three Months' Volunteers

Inspector General & Colonel J K F Mansfield, United States Army

Maine

First Maine Infantry

Col. N J Jackson

The 1st Maine Infantry was accepted in state service for three months at Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, on 28 April, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the call for 75,000 volunteer militia to serve three months on 1 June, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Mustered in three months, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 3 May, 1861: The 1st Maine Infantry was mustered in United States service for three months at Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, by Captain J W T Gardner, 1st United States Dragoons, Company B, on 3 May, 1861.

Organisation of 1st Maine Infantry, 3 May, 1861: Colonel N J Jackson, Lieutenant Colonel A Witham, Major G G Bailey; Company A, Portland Light Infantry, Captain G W Tukey; Company B, Portland Mechanic Blues, Captain C Walker; Company C, Portland Light Guards, Captain M R Fressenden; Company D, Portland Light Corps, Captain C H Meserve; Company E, Portland Rifle Guards No.1, Captain W M Shaw; Company F, Lewiston Light Infantry, Captain J T Stevens; Company G, Norway Light Infantry, Captain G L Beal; Company H, Auburn Artilley, Captain C H Emerson; Company I, Portland Rifle Guards No.2, Captain W M Quimby; Company K, Lewiston Zouaves, Captain S B Osgood

Portland to Back Cove or Westbrook, opposite the United States Marine Hospital, Martin's Point, Cumberland County, Maine, 8 May, 1861: The 1st Maine Infantry was ordered to Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine, at 4 PM on 8 May, 1861, and was stationed at Camp Washburn, Back Cove or Westbrook, opposite the United States Marine Hospital, Martin's Point, Cumberland County, Maine, between 6 May and 1 June, 1861.

Back Cove or Westbrook, opposite the United States Marine Hospital, Martin's Point, Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine, to New York City, New York County, New York, 1-2 June, 1861: The 1st Maine Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Portland, Saco & Portsmouth Railroad to New York City, New York County, New York, at 5 AM on 1 June, 1861, and arrived by the Eastern (Massachusetts) Railroad at Boston, Suffolk County, via South Berwick, York County, Maine; Portsmouth, Rockingham County, County, New Hampshire, and Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, at 3 PM the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Fall River Railroad to Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at 8 PM on 1 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 12 PM on 2 June, 1861.

Note: The 1st Maine Infantry was stationed at The Park barracks, opposite City Hall, on the corner of Broadway and Park Row, New York City, New York County, New York, on 2 June, 1861.

New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 2-3 June, 1861: The 1st Maine Infantry (779) was ordered embarked on the steamer Atlas on the North or Hudson River to South Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, at 4 PM on 2 June, 1861, and arrived by ferry on the Delaware River at Washington Street Wharf, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 1 AM on 3 June, 1861. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 4 AM the same day and arrived at Perryville, Cecil County, on the Susquehanna River opposite Harve de Grace, Harford County, Maryland, at 9 AM on 3 June, 1861. The 1st Maine Infantry arrived at President Street Station, at the southwestern corner of President and Canton Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 11 AM on 3 June, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 3 PM the same day.

Maryland Avenue & the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue & Sixth Street, Washington, D. C., 3 June, 1861: The 1st Maine Infantry was stationed on Maryland Avenue and the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Sixth Street, Washington, D. C., on 3 June, 1861.

Maryland Avenue & the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue & Sixth Street, Washington, to Meridian Hill, in the vicinity of Columbia College, west of Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., 7 June, 1861: The 1st Maine Infantry arrived at Camp Jackson, on Meridian Hill, in the vicinity of Columbia College, west of Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., on 7 June, 1861.

Note: The 1st Maine Infantry was ordered across the Potomac River at the Chain Little Falls Bridge, two and a half miles northwest of Georgetown, D. C, at 5 PM on 20 July, 1861, and in the afternoon on 24 July, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 31 July-3 August, 1861: The 1st Maine Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, in the morning on 31 July, 1861, and arrived at New York City, New York County, New York, via Baltimore City, Maryland, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 5 AM on 1 August, 1861. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the steamer Bay State to Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at 12 PM on 2 August, 1861, and arrived in the morning on 3 August, 1861. The 1st Maine Infantry arrived by the Portland, Saco & Portsmouth Railroad at Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, at 2 PM the same day.

Mustered out, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, 5 August, 1861: The 1st Maine Infantry was mustered out at Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, on 5 August, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 3 May, 1861. Stationed at Washington, D. C., and Fairfax County, Virginia, 3 June-31 August, 1861

New Hampshire

First New Hampshire Infantry

Col. M W Tappan

The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was accepted in state service at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, on 16 April, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the call for 75,000 volunteer militia to serve three months on 25 May, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Note: The McCutcheon Guards (33), under the command of Captain A J Sargent, was stationed at Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, on 13 October, 1860.

Manchester, Hillsborough County, to Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, Companies C & K, 27 April, 1861:The Manchester Recruits, under the command of J L Kelley, recruiting officer, was ordered to Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, in the afternoon on 27 April, 1861.

Note: Captain E E Sturtevant was appointed recruiting officer at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, and J L Kelley at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, on 17 April, 1861.

Dover, Strafford County, to Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, Companies A & B, 29 April, 1861: The Dover Recruits (145), were ordered to Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, on 29 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry arrived at Camp Union, Merrimack County Agricultural Society, on the Merrimack River, West Parish Village, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, between 24 and 30 April, 1861.

Recruiting officers, New London, Merrimack County; Newport, Sullivan County; & Salem, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, 30 April, 1861: New London, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, A J Sargent; Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, I McL Barton; Salem, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, J D Drew

Nashua, Hillsborough County, to Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, Company F, 2 May, 1861: The Nashua Recruits, under the command of Captain A S Edgerly, recruiting officer, arrived by the Concord Railroad at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, in the morning on 2 May, 1861.

Troops stationed at Camp Union, Merrimack County Agricultural Society, on the Merrimack River, West Parish Village, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, 30 April, 1861: Acting Colonel J H Gage, Major A F Stevens; Company A (78), Abbott Guards, Captain W C Knowlton; Company B (65), Keene Recruits, (?) General (?) Fellows; Company C (61), Salem Recruits, Captain J D Drew; Company D (77), Concord Recruits, Captain L Drown; Company E, Newport and New London Recruits, Captain I McL Barton; Company F (83), Nashua Recruits, Niagara Rifles, Captain R O Greenleaf; Company G (83), Manchester Recruits, Captain J L Kelley; Company H (60), Manchester Recruits, Captain G E Sleeper; Company I, Dover Recruits, Captain L Bell; Company J, Dover Recruits, Captain D R Kenney

Note: A J Sargent, J D Drew, R O Greenleaf, G E Sleeper, D R Kenney, I McL Barton, J L Kelley, and L Bell were appointed captains, 1st New Hampshire Infantry, in the evening on 30 April, 1861, and the Abbott Guards, under the command of Captain W C Knowlton, was ordered to Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, at 1.30 PM on 1 May, 1861, and the Concord Recruits, under the command of Captain L Drown, on 14 May, 1861 (See the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry).

Organisation of 1st New Hampshire Infantry, 2 May, 1861: Colonel M W Tappans, Lieutenant Colonel T J Whipple, Major A F Stevens; Company A (77), Nashua Recruits, Captain A S Edgerly; Company B (55), Keene Recruits, Captain A J Sargent; Company C (63), Salem Recruits, Captain J D Drew; Company D (77), Concord Recruits, Captain L Drown; Company E, Newport Recruits, Captain I McL Barton; Company F (54), Nashua Recruits (83), Captain R O Greenleaf; Company G (77), Manchester Recruits, Captain J L Kelley; Company H (56), Manchester Recruits, Captain G E Sleeper; Company I (71), Dover Recruits, Captain D R Kenney; Company J, Dover Recruits (72), Captain L Bell; Company K, Concord Recruits, (130), Captain E E Sturtevant

Mustered in three months, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, 30 April & 2, 3, 4, & & May, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A and C, were mustered in United States service for three months at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, on 30 April, 1861; Companies B, D, and E, on 2 May, 1861; Companies F, G, and H, on 3 May, 1861; Company I on 4 May, 1861; and Company K on 7 May, 1861.

Note: The Abbott Guards was detached and assigned to the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry in the morning on 1 May, 1861, and was stationed at Jefferson Hall, on Pleasant Street and Market Square, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the evening on 1 May, 1861. The Concord Recruits, 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 (See the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry).

Organisation of 1st New Hampshire Infantry, 7 May, 1861: Colonel M W Tappan, Lieutenant Colonel T J Whipple, Major A F Stevens; Company A, Captain L Bell; Company B, Captain D R Kenney; Company C, Captain J L Kelley; Company D, Captain I McL Barton; Company E, Captain R O Greenleaf; Company F, Captain A S Edgerly; Company G, Captain A J Sargent; Company H, Captain J D Drew; Company I, Captain E E Sturtevant; Company K, Captain G E Sleeper; Baldwin's Cornet Band (20), Band Leader E T Baldwin

Merrimack County Agricultural Society, on the Merrimack River, West Parish Village, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, to New York City, New York County, New York, 25-26 May, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Concord, Manchester & Lancaster Railroad to New York City, New York County, New York, at 9.30 AM on 25 May, 1861, and arrived by the Worcester & Nashua Railroad at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, between 2 and 3 PM the same day. The regiment arrived by the Norwich & Worcester Railroad at Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, in the evening on 25 May, 1861, and arrived by the steamers Connecticut and Commodore at the Norwich Line Wharf, on West and Vestry Streets, New York City, New York County, New York, at 9 and 10 AM, respectively, on 26 May, 1861.

New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 26-28 May, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry (850-1,108) was ordered to rendezvous at Centre and Canal Streets, New York City, New York County, New York, at 5.30 PM on 26 May, 1861, and proceeded by ferry on the North or Hudson River at Jersey City Ferry Terminal, on Courtlandt Street, New York City, New York County, New York, to Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, at 7 PM the same day. The regiment arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad at Perryville, Cecil County, on the Susquehanna River opposite Harve de Grace, Harford County, Maryland, via Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 12 PM on 27 May, 1861, and at President Street Station, at the southwestern corner of President and Canton Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 4 PM the same day. The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 9 PM on 27 May, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 1.30 AM on 28 May, 1861.

Note: One company of the 1st New Hampshire Infantry was detained at Taylor's Hotel, on Exchange Place, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, due to a broken wagon in the evening on 26 May, 1861, and a detachment of the 1st New Hampshire Infantry arrived by Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad at President Street Station, at the southwestern corner of President and Canton Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 2 PM on 27 May, 1861.

Kalorama, in the vicinity of Lyons' Mill, on Rock Creek, D. C., 28 May, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was stationed at Kalorama, in the vicinity of Lyons' Mill, on Rock Creek, D. C., on 28 May, 1861.

Rockville Expedition, 10-30 June, 1861

The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, under the command of Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, to secure the area of Maryland by the Potomac River northwest of Washington, D. C., on 10 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Lincoln, the Montgomery County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, two miles southwest of of Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, at 9 PM the same day (See the Rockville Expedition).

Montgomery County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, two miles southwest of Rockville to Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, 14-15 June, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the evening on 14 June, 1861, and arrived at Darnestown, Montgomery County, Maryland, the same day. The regiment was ordered to Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the morning on 15 June, 1861, arrived at Camp Stone, in the vicinity of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, at 12 PM the same day.

Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, to Conrad's or White's Ferry, on the Potomac River, four & a half miles west of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, Companies A, C, E, G, & I, 15-16 June, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Company A, under the command of Captain L Bell and Lieutenant Colonel T J Whipple, arrived at to Camp Tappan, in the vicinity of Conrad's or White's Ferry, on the Potomac River, four and a half miles west of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in evening on 15 June, 1861, and Companies E, G, and I, under the command of Major A F Stevens, in the morning on 16 June, 1861.

Note: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies B, C, D, F, H, and K, were assigned to garrison duty, under the command of Colonel M Tappan, at Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, on 15 June, 1861.

Skirmish at Conrad's or White's Ferry, on the Potomac River, four & a half miles west of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, 17 June, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A, E, G, and I, were engaged in a skirmish at Conrad's or White's Ferry, on the Potomac River, four and a half miles west of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, on 17 June, 1861, and a detachment of twenty sharpshooters of the 17th Pennslvania Infantry, under the command of Captain J H Gardiner, Company E, were ordered to Conrad's or White's Ferry, on the Potomac River, four and a half miles west of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the evening the same day (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington).

Special Orders No.109, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., 30 June, 1861: Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, was ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.109, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 30 June, 1861.

Army of Pennsylvania, 8-25 July, 1861

The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A, C, E, G, and I, under the command of Major A F Stevens, were stationed in the vicinity of Conrad's or White's Ferry, on the Potomac River, four and a half miles west of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, and Companies B, D, F, H, and K, under the command of Colonel M Tappan, at Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, on 30 June, 1861.

Conrad's Ferry, on the Potomac River, four & a half miles west of Poolesville, & Poolesville, Montgomery County, to the vicinity of the mouth of the Monocacy River, half a mile north of Spink's Ferry, on the Potomac River, Frederick County, Maryland, 3 July, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to the mouth of the Monocacy River, on the Potomac River, Frederick County, Maryland, in the morning on 3 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Goodwin, in the vicinity of the mouth of the Monocacy River, half a mile north of Spink's Ferry, on the Potomac River, Frederick County, Maryland, at 12 PM the same day.

Note: A company of the 1st New Hampshire Infantry was stationed at Edward's Ferry, on the Potomac River, three and a half miles southwest of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, on 3 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Goodwin, in the vicinity of the mouth of the Monocacy River, half a mile north of Spink's Ferry, on the Potomac River, Frederick County, Maryland, in the morning on 5 July, 1861.

Vicinity of the mouth of the Monocacy River, half a mile north of Spink's Ferry, on the Potomac River, Frederick County, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, 5 & 6 July, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 5 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Berry, in the vicinity of Point of Rocks, Frederick County, Maryland, in the afternoon the same day. The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, and K, were ordered to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening on 5 July, 1861, and at 12 PM on 6 July, 1861.

Note: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies B and E, were assigned to guard duty at Camp Berry, in the vicinity of Point of Rocks, Frederick County, Maryland, on 6 July, 1861.

Sandy Hook to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, & K, 6-7 July, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, and K, were ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Maryland, at 7 PM on 6 July, 1861, and arrived at Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, at 2 AM on 7 July, 1861. Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, and K were ordered to proceed by the Hagerstown Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning the same day and arrived at 4 PM on 7 July, 1861.

Note: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, and K, were stationed on the west bank of the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, west of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening on 7 July, 1861.

Lemon's Ferry, west of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, & K, 7-8 July, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, and K, were ordered to proceed by the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 12 PM on 8 July, 1861, and arrived in the afternoon the same day.

Note: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was temporarily assigned to the Seventh Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel General C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, by Special Orders No.94, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861, and to the Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania, by Special Orders No.96, Paragragh I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861. (See the Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, & K, 15-17 July, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, and K, were ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of at Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 2 PM the same day. Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, and K were ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived by the Middleway, Charlestown & Harpers Ferry Turnpike at Camp Whipple, in the vicinity of Charlestown via Middleway or Smithfield, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the afternoon the same day.

Charlestown to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, & K, 21 July, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, and K, were ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at Bolivar Heights, one and a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Note: A detachment of the 1st New Hampshire Infantry (5) were captured by the Loudoun Cavalry in the vicinity of Heaters Island, on the Potomac River, Frederick County, Maryland, on 14 July, 1861 (See the Loudoun Cavalry).

Army of the Shenandoah, 25 July-2 August, 1861

The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, and K, were stationed at Bolivar Heights, one and a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, and Companies B and E in the vicinity of Point of Rocks, Frederick County, Maryland, on 27 July, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, & K, 28 July, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry, Companies A, C, D, F, G, H, I, and K, were ordered across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, at 8 AM on 28 July, 1861.

Note: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was assigned to the Third Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, under the command of Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.36, Paragraph II, Headquarters, Army of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 29 July, 1861, and was ordered to Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, by Special Orders, No.147, Headquarters, Army of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 1 August, 1861.

Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, to Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, 2-5 August, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, to Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, on 2 August, 1861, and arrived at 7 AM on 5 August, 1861

Mustered out, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, 9 August, 1861: The 1st New Hampshire Infantry was mustered out at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, on 9 August, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 1-4 May, 1861. Stationed at Washington, D. C., 28 May-10 June, 1861; Rockville Expedition, 10-30 June, 1861; and Departments of Pennsylvania and the Shenandoah, 30 June-2 August, 1861

Massachusetts

Third Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company D

Capt. A Dodd

Dodd's Rifles or Carvers was accepted in state service at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 19 April, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the call for 75,000 volunteer militia to serve three months on 2 May, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Note: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company D, was stationed at J Fortune's store, No.379, Washington Street, at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 20 April, 1861.

Fifth Brigade, Third Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, 15 April, 1861: The 3rd Battalion Rifles Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia was assigned to the Fifth Brigade, Third Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, on 15 April. 1861.

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, to Washington, D. C., 2-8 May, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company D, (75) was ordered to proceed by the steamer Cambridge to Washington, D. C., at 11 AM on 2 May, 1861, and arrived at Fort Monroe, Old Comfort Point, Hampton, Virginia, at 8 PM on 4 May, 1861. The company arrived at Washington, D. C., at 3 PM on 8 May, 1861.

Steamer Cambridge: Dodd's Rifles or Carvers (79), Captain A Dodd; Standish Guards (9), 3rd Massachusetts Infantry, Company B; Cambridge City Guards (2), 3rd Massachusetts Infantry, Company C; New Bedford (City) Guards (19), 3rd Massachusetts Infantry, Company L, Captain T Ingaham; Bay State Light Infantry (42), 3rd Massachusetts Infantry, Company K; Easton Light Infantry (1), 4th Massachusetts Infantry, Company B, Captain M M Wood; Abingdon Infantry, 4th Massachusetts Infantry (7), Company E, Captain C F Allen; Warren Light Guards (3), 3rd Massachusetts Infantry, Company F; Taunton Light Guards, 4th Massachusetts Infantry, Company G, Captain (?) Gordon

Washington, D. C., to Fort McHenry, Whetstone Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 14 May, 1861: Dodd's Rifles or Carvers was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Fort McHenry, Whetstone Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 10 AM on 14 May, 1861, and was accompanied by five companies of the 8th Massachusetts Infantry. The company arrived Fort McHenry, Whetstone Point, Baltimore City, via Relay House, Baltimore County, Maryland, the same day (See the Three Months Volunteers, Department of Annapolis).

Note: Dodd's Rifles or Carvers was assigned to the 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company D, under the command of Major C Devens, Jr., at Fort McHenry, Whetstone Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 15 May, 1861.

Mustered in three months, Fort McHenry, Whetstone Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 16 May, 1861: Dodd's Rifles or Carvers was mustered in United States service for three months at Fort McHenry, Whetstone Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, by Second Lieutenant H S Putnam, United States Corps Topographical Engineers, on 16 May, 1861 (See the United States Corps Topographical Engineers, Balloon Detachment).

Fort McHenry, Whetstone Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 30 July-2 August, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, under the command of Acting Major & Captain A B R Sprague, 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company A, was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 30 July, 1861, and arrived by the Camden & Amboy Railroad at South Amboy, Middlesx County, New Jersey, in the evening on 31 May, 1861. The battalion was ordered to proceed by ferry to New York City, New York County, New York, at 10 PM the same day and arrived at The Park barracks, opposite City Hall, on the corner of Broadway and Park Row, New York City, New York County, New York, in the morning on 1 August, 1861. The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles was ordered to proceed by steamer on the North or Hudson River to Norwich, New London County, Massachusetts, at 5 PM the same day and arrived by the Norwich & Worcester Railroad at Worcseter, Worcseter County, Massachusetts, at 9 AM on 2 August, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by Boston & Worcester Railroad to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 12 PM the same day and arrived at 2.30 PM on 2 August, 1861.

Mustered out, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 3 August, 1861: The 3rd Massachusetts Battalion Rifles, Company D, was mustered out at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 3 August, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 16 May, 1861. Stationed at Washington, D. C., 8-14 May, 1861, and Fort McHenry, Whetstone Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, 14 May-30 July, 1861

Sixth Massachsetts Infantry

Col. E F Jones

The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was accepted in state service for three months at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 15 April, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the call for 75,000 volunteer militia to serve three months on 17 April, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Note: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was ordered to rendezvous at Boston Common, between Beacon and Tremont Streets, and Charles and Park Streets, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, by Special Orders No.14, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Headquarters, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 12 PM on 16 April, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Third Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, 15 April, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia was assigned to the Third Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, on 15 April. 1861.

Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Companies A, C, D, E, F, H, & I, 16 April, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry, Companies A, C, D, and H, were stationed at Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the morning on 16 April, 1861, and Company B arrived by the Stony Brook Railroad at Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the morning on 16 April, 1861; Company E by open wagons at 7.30 AM on 16 April, 1861; Companies F and I by the Boston & Lawrence Railroad in the morning on 16 April, 1861.

Organisation of 6th Massachusetts Infantry, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 16 April, 1861: Colonel E F Jones, Lieutenant Colonel W Shattuck, Major B F Watson; Company A, National Greys (52), Captain J A Sawtell; Company B (30), Groton Artillery, Captain E S Clark; Company C (36), Mechanics' Phalanx, Captain A S Follansbee; Company D (46), Lowell City Guards, Captain J W Hart; Company E (36), Davis Guards, Captain D Tuttle; Company F (54), Warren Light Guards, Captain B F Chadbourne; Company H (51), Watson Light Guards, First Lieutenant J F Noyes; Company I (48), Lawrence Light Infantry, Captain J Pickering

Note: Captain J Ladd, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, Company H, was appointed major, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, on 15 April, 1861.

Lowell, Middlesex County, to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Companies A, C, D, E, F, H, & I, 16 April, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry (353), Companies A, C, D, E, F, H, and I, were orderd to proceed by the Boston & Lowell Railroad in the morning on 16 April, 1861, and was stationed at Boylston Hall, over Boylston Market, on the corner of Boylston and Washington Streets, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 12 PM on 16 April, 1861.

Note: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was mustered in state service for three months at Huntington Hall, on Merrimack Street, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at 9 AM on 16 April, 1861.

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Company K/L, 16 April, 1861: The Washington Light Guards, 1st Regiment Infantry (64), Company C, First Brigade, First Division, Massachusetts (Volunteers) Militia, was ordered to rendezvous at Boston Common, between Beacon and Tremont Streets, and Charles and Park Streets, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in the evening on 15 April, 1861, and arrived at 8 AM on 16 April, 1861.

Worcester, Worcester County, to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Company G, 17 April, 1861: The Worcester Light Infantry (79), 3rd Battalion Rifles, Company B, Fifth Brigade, Third Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, was ordered to proceed by the Boston & Worcetser Railroad to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 9.40 AM on 17 April, 1861, dated 11 PM on 16 April, 1861, and arrived at State House, on Mount Vernon Street, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 12.30 PM the same day.

Stoneham, Middlesex County, to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Company L/B, 17 April, 1861: The Stoneham Light Infantry, 7th Regiment Infantry, Company C, Fourth Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, was ordered to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 2 AM on 17 April, 1861, and was stationed at the State House, on Mount Vernon Street, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 11 AM the same day.

Brigadier General B F Butler, Third Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, 17 April, 1861: Brigadier General B F Butler, Third Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, was assigned to command the 3rd Massachusetts Infantry, the 4th Massachusetts Infantry, the 6th Massachusetts Infantry, and the 8th Massachusetts Infantry, under the command of Colonels D W Wardrop, A B Packard, E F Jones, and T Monroe on 17 April, 1861.

Note: The 3rd Battalion Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, Company B; the 1st Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, Company C; and the 7th Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, Company C, were assigned to the 6th Massachusetts Infantry, Companies G, K/L, and L/B, respectively, by Special Orders No.22, Headquarters, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 17 April, 1861.

Organisation of 6th Massachusetts Infantry, 17 April, 1861: Colonel E F Jones, Lieutenant Colonel W Shattuck, Major B F Watson; Company A, National Greys (52), Captain J A Sawtell; Company B (73), Groton Artillery, Captain E S Clark; Company C (56), Mechanics' Phalanx, Captain A S Follansbee; Company D (43), Lowell City Guards, Captain J W Hart; Company E (51), Davis Guards, Captain D Tuttle; Company F (60), Warren Light Guards, Captain B F Chadbourne; Company G (52), Worcester Light Infantry, Captain H W Pratt; Company H (51), Watson Light Guards, Captain J F Noyes; Company I (67), Lawrence Light Infantry, Captain J Pickering; Company K/L (65), Washington Light Guards, Captain W S Sampson; Company L/B (101), Stoneham Light Infantry, Captain J H Dike

Note: Lieutenant Colonel W Shattuck, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, resigned between 16 April and 16 May, 1861, and Major B F Watson, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, and Captain J A Sawtelle, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, Company A, was appointed major, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, on 17 May, 1861. Sergeant G M Dickerson, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, Company A, was appointed captain, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, Company A, on 18 May, 1861.

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, to New York City, New York County, New York, 17-18 April, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry (685) was ordered by to proceed by the Boston & Worcester Railroad to New York City, New York County, New York, at 8.30 PM on 17 April, 1861, and arrived by the New York & New Haven Railroad at East Twenty-seventh Street Station, on Twenty-seventh Street and Fourth Avenue, New York City, New York County, New York, via Springfield, Massachusetts, Worcester County, and New Haven, New London County, Connecticut, at 8 AM on 18 April, 1861.

Note: The officers of the 6th Massachusetts Infantry were ordered to New York City, New York County, New York, at 3 PM on 17 April, 1861, and arived at 11.30 PM the same day. The 6th Massachusetts Infantry, Companies B, G, and K, were stationed at the Metropolitan Hotel, on Lexington Avenue, New York City, New York County, New York; a detachment at the St Nicholas Hotel, on Broadway and between Spring and Broome Streets, New York City, New York County, New York; a detachment at the Astor House, on the corner of Broadway and Vesey Street, New York City, New York County, New York; and the officers at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, on Fifth Avenue between West Twenty-third and West Twenty-fourth Streets, New York City, New York County, New York, on 18 April, 1861.

New York City, New York County, New York, to Baltimore, Maryland, 18-19 April, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was ordered to rendezvous at Astor House, on the corner of Broadway and Vesey Street, New York City, New York County, New York, at 11.30 AM on 18 April, 1861, and proceeded by the steamer John P Jackson on the North or Hudson River at Jersey City Ferry Terminal, on Courtlandt Street, New York City, New York County, New York, to Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, in the afternoon the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the the New Jesey Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 18 April, 1861, and arrived by the Philadelphia & Trenton Railroad at Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, at 5 PM the same day. The 6th Massachusetts Infantry arrived by ferry on the Delaware River at Walnut Street Wharf, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 8 PM on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Baltimore City, Maryland, at 1 AM on 19 April, 1861. The regiment arrived at President Street Station, at the southwestern corner of President and Canton Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 12 PM the same day and was engaged in a skirmish on West Pratt Street, Baltimore City, Maryland, in the afternoon on 19 April, 1861.

Note: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was stationed at the Girard House, on Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between 18 and 19 April, 1861, and a detachment of seven companies of the 1st Regiment Infantry, Washington Guards, and five companies of the 2nd Regiment Infantry, Washington Guards, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel C M Berry, 1st Regiment Infantry, Washington Guards accompanied the 6th Massachusetts Infantry to Baltimore City, Maryland, in the morning on 19 April, 1861 (See the 27th Pennsylvania Infantry).

Camden Station, at the intersection of South Howard & Camden Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 19 April, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 19 April, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 6 PM on 19 April, 1861.

Hall of Representatives or Senate Chamber & ajoining rooms, south wing of the Capitol building, on East Capitol & First Streets, Washington, D. C., 19 April, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was stationed at the Hall of Representatives or Senate Chamber and ajoining rooms, south wing of the Capitol building, on East Capitol and First Streets, Washington, D. C., on 19 April, 1861.

Note: The Ringgold Light Artillery, the Allen Infantry, the Logan Guards, the National Light Infantry, and the Washington Artillery were stationed at the Hall of Representatives or Senate Chamber, south wing, and Committe Rooms, north wing of the Capitol building, on East Capitol and First Streets, Washington, D. C., in the evening on 18 April, 1861 (See the (See the 25th Pennsylvania Infantry).

Organisation of 6th Massachusetts Infantry, 19 April, 1861: Colonel E F Jones, Lieutenant Colonel W Shattuck, Major B F Watson; Company A (67), Captain J A Sawtelle; Company B (93), Captain E S Clark; Company C (57), Captain A S Follansbee; Company D (55), Captain J W Hart; Company E (46), Captain D Tuttle; Company F (63), Captain B F Chadbourne; Company G (93), Captain H W Pratt; Company H (53), First Lieutenant J F Noyes; Company I (65), Captain J Pickering; Company K (67), Captain W S Sampson; Company L (79), Captain J H Dike

Mustered in three months, Washington, D. C., 22 April, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was mustered in United States service for three months at Washington, D. C., on 22 April, 1861.

Abstract from returns of the volunteer troops in the Department of Washington, Colonel J F K Mansfield, United States Army, commanding, 30 April, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was stationed at the Capital, Washington, D. C., on 30 April, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Elkridge Heights, in the vicinity of the Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch & Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, 5 May, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was ordered to Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, by Special Orders No.43, Headquarters, Department of Washington, Washington, D. C., on 4 May, 1861, and arrived by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, at 5 PM on 5 May, 1861. The regiment was stationed at Camp Essex, Luckett's and Talbot's Farms, on Elkridge Heights, in the vicinity of the Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, between 5 May and 29 July, 1861.

Note: The 8th New York State Militia and the Boston Light Artillery, under the command of Brigadier General B F Butler, Third Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, arrived at Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, at 11 AM on 5 May, 1861, and the 6th Massachusetts Infantry and the 8th New York State Militia were stationed at Camp Essex, Luckett's and Talbot's Farms, on Elkridge Heights, in the vicinity of the Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, the same day.

Troops stationed at Elkridge Heights, in the vicinity of Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch & Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, 12 May, 1861: Brigadier General B F Butler, Third Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia; 6th Massachusetts Infantry (635), 8th New York State Militia (900), Boston Light Arillery (116)

Note: Colonel E F Jones, 6th Massachusetts Infantry was assigned to command Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch & Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, between 13 and 21 May, 1861.

Occupation of Baltimore City, Maryland, detachment, 13 May, 1861: A detachment of the 6th Massachusetts Infantry (500), under the command of Colonel E F Jones, was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Baltimore City, Maryland, under the command of Brigadier General B F Butler, Third Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, in the afternoon on 13 May, 1861, and was accompanied by a detachment of the 8th New York State Militia (450), under the command of Lieutenant Colonel C G Waterbury, and a section of the Boston Light Artillery, under the command of Major A Cook. The detachment of the 6th Massachusetts Infantry arrived at Camden Station, at the intersection of South Howard and Camden Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 8 PM the same day and was ordered to Federal Hill, between Great Hughes and Cross Streets, and Johnson and Covington Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, in the evening on 13 May, 1861.

Note: The detachments of the 6th Massachusetts Infantry and the 8th New York State Militia were stationed at an old frame house on Hamburg Street; a public school room at No.10, Armstrong's Hall, on the corner of Light and Montgomery Streets; the new Watchman Engine House, on Montgomery Street, in the vicinity of National Hotel and William Street, Baltimore City, Maryland, and Brigadier General B F Butler, Third Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, set up headquarters at P Shillinger's House, Federal Hill, between Great Hughes and Cross Streets, and Johnson and Covington Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, in the evening on 13 May, 1861.

Federal Hill, between Great Hughes & Cross Streets, & Johnson & Covington Streets, Baltimore City, to Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch & Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, detachment, 16 May, 1861: A detachment of the 6th Massachusetts Infantry (500) was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, under the command of Brigadier General B F Butler, Third Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, in the morning on 16 May, 1861, and were accompanied by a section of the Boston Light Artillery and the 8th New York State Militia.

Note: Brigadier General B F Butler, Third Brigade, Second Division, Massachusetts (Volunteer) Militia, was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 16 May, 1861, and by the Washington, Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Fort Monroe, Old Comfort Point, Hampton, Virginia, on 20 May, 1861. Colonel E F Jones, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, was ordered to proceed by the Washington, Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, on 21 May, 1861, and Major B F Watson, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, was assigned to command the 6th Massachusetts Infantry at Camp Essex, Luckett's and Talbot's Farms, on Elkridge Heights, in the vicinity of Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, the same day.

Elkridge Heights, in the vicinity of Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch & Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, to Mount Clare, three quarters of a mile southwest of Mount Clare Station, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, between West Pratt & Ramsay Streets, & South Garey & South Poppleton Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, 13 June, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Mount Clare Station, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, between West Pratt and Ramsay Streets, and South Garey and South Poppleton Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 13 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the Boston Light Artillery. The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was stationed at Mount Clare, three quarters of a mile southwest of Mount Clare Station, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, between West Pratt and Ramsay Streets, and South Garey and South Poppleton Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, between 13 and 14 June, 1861.

Mount Clare, three quarters of a mile southwest of Mount Clare Station, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, between West Pratt & Ramsay Streets, & South Garey & South Poppleton Streets, Baltimore City to Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch & Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, 14 June, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, on 14 June, 1861.

Note: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry (635) was stationed at Camp Essex, Luckett's and Talbot's Farms, on Elkridge Heights, in the vicinity of Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, on 19 June, 1861.

Elkridge Heights, in the vicinity of Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch & Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, to Mount Clare, three quarters of a mile southwest of Mount Clare Station, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, between West Pratt & Ramsay Streets, & South Garey a& South Poppleton Streets,Baltimore City, Maryland, 26 June, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Mount Clare Station, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, between West Pratt and Ramsay Streets, and South Garey and South Poppleton Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, on 26 June, 1861, and was stationed at Mount Clare, three quarters of a mile southwest of Mount Clare Station, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, between West Pratt and Ramsay Streets, and South Garey and South Poppleton Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, between 26 June and 2 July, 1861.

Troops stationed at Baltimore City, Maryland, 27 June, 1861: 6th Massachusetts Infantry (800); 13th New York State Militia (1,280); 18th Pennsylvania Infantry (780); 19th Pennsylvania Infantry (600); 22nd Pennsylvania Infantry (780); 1st Maryland Infantry (1,000); 2nd Maryland Infantry, 3 companies (300); Boston Light Artillery (120)

Mount Clare, three quarters of a mile southwest of Mount Clare Station, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, between West Pratt & Ramsay Streets, & South Garey & South Poppleton Streets, Baltimore City to Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch & Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, 2 July, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, in the afternoon on 2 July, 1861.

Note: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was stationed at Camp Essex, Luckett's and Talbot's Farms, on Elkridge Heights, in the vicinity of Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, at 9 PM on 24 July, 1861, and its three months' term of service expired on 22 July, 1861.

Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch & Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 30 July-1 August, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 6 AM on 30 July, 1861, and arrived at Camden Street Station, on Camden Street, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 9 AM the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 6 PM on 30 July, 1861, and proceeded by the Camden & Amboy Railroad to New York City, New York County, New York, at 8 AM on 31 July, 1861. The 6th Massachusetts Infantry arrived at South Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, at 1 PM the same day and by steamer at Pier No.1, on the corner of West Street and Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, at 3.30 PM on 31 July, 1861. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the steamer Connecticut to Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, at 9 PM the same day and arrived by the Norwich & Worcester Railroad at Worcseter, Worcseter County, Massachusetts, at 11 AM on 1 August, 1861. The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Boston & Worcester Railroad to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 2.30 PM the same day and arrived at 4.30 PM on 1 August, 1861.

Note: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was dismissed by Special Orders No.381, Headquarters, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 1 August, 1861.

Mustered out, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 2 August, 1861: The 6th Massachusetts Infantry was mustered out at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 2 August, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 22 April, 1861. Stationed at Washington, D. C., 19 April-4 May, 1861; Relay House, at the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 5 May-13 June, 14-26 June, and 2-30 July, 1861; Federal Hill, between Great Hughes and Cross Streets, and Johnson and Covington Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, 13-16 May, 1861; and Mount Clare, three quarters of a mile southwest of Mount Clare Station, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, between West Pratt and Ramsay Streets, and South Garey and South Poppleton Streets, Baltimore City, Maryland, 13-14 June and 26 June-2 July, 1861

New York

Jackson Horse Guards or Devin's Independent Cavalry (FirsT New York State Militia Cavalry)

Capt. T C Devin

The 1st New York State Militia Cavalry was accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 3 July, 1861, and the a detachment of the 1st New York State Militia Cavalry (100), under the command of Lieutenant Colonel T C Devin, was stationed at the State Arsenal, on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Thirty-fifth Street, New York City, New York County, New York, on 14 July, 1861.

Organisation of 1st Regiment (307) (Cavalry), First Brigade, First Division, 16 January, 1861: Colonel S H Smith, Lieutenant Colonel T C Devin, Major R S Holt; Company A (45), Captain A Leary; Company B (28), Captain J F Barkley; Company C (60), Captain W E Duing; Company D (44), Captain D C Minton; Company E (12), Captain F Dickel; Company F (-), Captain Vacant; Company G (44), Captain G Mundorf; Company H (35), Captain A P Green; Company I (-), Captain Vacant; Company K (28), Captain W Gerdes

Note: Captain D C Minton, 1st New York State Militia Cavalry, Company D, was appointed major, 37th New York Infantry, on 20 June, 1861, dated 28 May, 1861 (See the 37th New York Infantry).

State Arsenal, on the corner of Seventh Avenue & Thirty-fifth Street, New York City, New York County, New York, to Washington, D. C., 15-18 July, 1861: A detachment of the 1st New York State Militia Cavalry was ordered to the Jersey City Ferry Terminal, on Cortlandt Street, New York City, New York County, New York, at 3.45 PM on 15 July, 1861, and was accompanied by Captains W E Duing, J F Barkley, and G Mundorf, and Lieutenant Colonel T C Devin, 1st New York State Militia Cavalry. The company was ordered to proceed by the New Jersey Central Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 5.30 PM the same day and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Reading, Berks County, and Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, and Baltimore City and Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 1 AM on 18 July, 1861.

Mustered in three months, Washington, D. C., 19 July, 1861: The Jackson Horse Guards or Devin's Independent Cavalry, 1st New York State Militia Cavalry, under the command of Captain T C Devin, was mustered in United States service for three months, at Washington, D. C., on 19 July, 1861.

Organisation of Jackson Horse Guards or Devin's Independent Cavalry, 1st New York State Militia Cavalry, 19 July, 1861: Captain T C Devin, First Lieutenant F Reiss, Second Lieutenant H Kyrion

Mustered out, New York City, New York County, New York, 23 October, 1861: The Jackson Horse Guards or Devin's Independent Cavalry, 1st New York State Militia Cavalry, was mustered out at New York City, New York County, New York, on 23 October, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 14 July, 1861. Arrived at Washington, D. C., 18 July, 1861

Fifth New York State Militia

Col. C SchwarzwaElder

The 5th New York State Militia was accepted in state service in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 April, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the call for 75,000 militia to serve three months on 28 April, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Organisation of 5th Regiment, Second Brigade, First Division, 8 January, 1861: Colonel C Schwarzwaelder, Lieutenant Colonel E M Dodge, Major L Burger; Company A, Captain J F Gerdes; Company B, Captain H Heitman; Company C, Captain N Betgeman; Company D, Captain J Mander; Company E, Captain E P Nickel; Company F, Captain F F Heppenheimer; Company G, Captain J Hingslage; Company H, Captain H Barlach; Company I, Captain Vacant; Company K, Captain Vacant

Accepted in state service, New York City, New York County, New York, 19 April, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and K, were accepted in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 April, 1861.

Special Orders No.10, Headquarters, First Division, New York City, New York County, New York, 19 April, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered to the Battery, on State Street and Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, by Special Orders No.10, Headquarters, First Division, New York State Militia, New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 April, 1861.

Note: Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York State Militia, was directed to order one regiment of the First Division, New York State Militia, to the Battery, on State Street and Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York,by Special Orders No.49, General Headquarters, State of New York, Adjutant General's Office, Albany, Albany County, New York, on 19 April, 1861.

Organisation of 5th New York State Militia, 16 May, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861: Colonel C Schwarzwaelder, Lieutenant Colonel L Burger, Major C Vo(a)n Amsbu(e)rg; Company A, Captain J F Gerdes; Company B, Captain H Heitman; Company C, Captain N Betgeman; Company D, Captain D F Ma(e)yer; Company E, Captain E P Nickel; Company F, Captain F F Heppenheimer; Company G, Captain J H Luke; Company H, Captain H Barlach; Company I, Captain J F Droge; Company K, Corps Engineers, Captain J P B Dodge; Right General Guide F Leonard, Left General Guide (?) Michaells

Note: Captain E P Nickel, 5th New York State Militia, Company E, resigned on 27 April, 1861, and the 5th New York State Militia, Company I, under the command of Captain J F Droge, was accepted in state service on 29 April, 1861. Captain J F Gerdes, 5th New York State Militia, Company A, resigned on 3 June, 1861, and First Lieutenant G H W Neander, 5th New York State Militia, Company A, was appointed captain, 5th New York State Militia, Company A, on 7 June, 1861, dated 1 June, 1861.

Regimental Orders, Headquarters, Fifth Regiment, New York State Militia, Camp Anderson, Battery, on State Street & Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, 27 April, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the steamer Kedar to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, by Regimental Orders, Headquarters, Fifth Regiment, New York State Militia, Camp Anderson, Battery, on State Street and Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, at 11 AM on 28 April, 1861, dated 27 April, 1861.

Note: Lieutenant Colonel E M Dodge, 5th New York State Militia, resigned prior to 26 April, 1861, and Major L Burger, 5th New York State Militia, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 5th New York State Militia, and C Vo(a)n Amsbu(e)rg, major, 5th New York State Militia, in the afternoon on 27 April, 1861.

Battery, on State Street & Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 28-30 April, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia (600) was ordered to Pier No.1, on the corner of Battery Square and West Street, New York City, New York County, New York, at 11 AM on 28 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the steam tugs John Birbeck, R L Mabey, and O M Petit on the North or Hudson River to the steamer Kedar, opposite Canal Street, New York City, New York County, New York, in the morning the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the steamer Kedar on the North or Hudson River to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 6 PM on 28 April, 1861, and was accompanied by officers of the 71st New York State Militia (See the 71st New York State Militia). The 5th New York State Militia arrived at Fort Monroe, Old Comfort Point, Hampton, Virginia, in the afternoon on 29 April, 1861, and at Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 7 PM on 30 April, 1861.

Note: The 5th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, K (Engineer Corps) (36), and Miner Corps (18), embarked on the steamer Kedar on the North or Hudson River in the morning on 28 April, 1861.

Disembarked at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 2 May, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia disembarked at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 6 PM on 2 May, 1861.

Note: The 69th New York State Militia was stationed at Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, between 27 April and 3 May, 1861, and the 5th New York State Militia, Company E, at the Battery, on State Street and Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, on 28 April, 1861 (See the 69th New York State Militia).

Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, to Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, 2-3 May, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered to Annapolis Junction, Howard County, in the evening on 2 May, 1861, and arrived in the morning on 3 May, 1861.

Note: The 5th New York State Militia was stationed at Camp Reynolds, on the Annapolis & Elkridge Railroad, in the vicinity of Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, on 3 May, 1861, and was assigned to guard duty on the Annapolis & Elkridge Railroad between Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and Annapolis Junction, Howard County, as far as Laurel, Prince George's County, Maryland, between 3 and 11 May, 1861.

Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 11-12 May, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Washington, D. C., in the evening on 11 May, 1861, and arrived at 2 AM on 12 May, 1861.

Note: The 20th New York State Militia arrived at Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, in the evening on 11 May, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Annapolis).

C Woodward's building, on the corner of Eleventh Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., 12 May, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered to C Woodward's building, on the corner of Eleventh Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., on 12 May, 1861.

Mustered in three months, Washington, D. C., 16 May, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was mustered in United States service for three months at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Major & Assistant Adjutant General I McDowell, United States Army, on 16 May, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861.

Special Orders No.89 1/2, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., 22 May, 1861: Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York State Militia, was ordered to assume immediate command of all the regiments of his State within the District of Columbia, and to report directly to general headquarters by Special Orders No.89 1/2, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861.

Occupation of Arlington Heights, ALexandria County, & Alexandria, 24 May, 1861

The 5th New York State Militia, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel L Burger, was ordered rendezvous at Georgetown, D. C., at 12.30 AM on 24 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 28th New York State Militia. The regiment was ordered across the Potomac River at the Aqueduct Bridge, Georgtown, D. C., at 2 AM the same day and arrived at Camp Union, north of the wagon road, one mile east of Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia, in the morning on 24 May, 1861 (See the Occupation of Arlington Heights and Alexandria).

Note: Colonel C Schwar(t)zwa(e)lder, 5th New State Militia, was on sick leave at Washington, D. C., on 23 May, 1861, and the 28th New State Militia, Company E, and the 5th New State Militia, Corps Engineers, under the command of First Lieutenant D C Houston, United States Corps Engineers, destroyed the Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad and two bridges in the vicinity of the intersection of the wagon road and the Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad on 24 May, 1861 (See the United States Corps Engineers).

Right Column, Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, D. C., to Arlington Heights & Alexandria County, Virginia, 24 May, 1861: Captain W H Wood, 3rd United States Infantry, Company C; 5th New York State Militia, Lieutenant Colonel L Burger; 14th New York State Militia, Corps Engineers, Captain R Burt; 28th New York State Militia, Colonel M Bennett; 69th New York State Militia, Captain M Corcoran; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, First Lieutenant C H Tompkins; detachment of President's Mounted Guards, Second Lieutenant M S Smith

Headquarters, Department of Fairfax, Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25-27 May, 1861: Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York State Militia, was assigned to command the New York State Militia stationed at Alexandria County, Virginia, and set up headquarters at Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, between 25 and 27 May, 1861.

Distribution of New York State Militia, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25-27 May, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia and the 28th New York State Militia were stationed at Camp Union, north of the wagon road, one mile east of Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 7th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, at Columbia Springs, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 8th New York State Militia and Varian's Light Artillery, 8th New York State Militia, Company I, at the rear of Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 12th New York State Militia in the vicinity of Roach's Mills (old cotton factory), on Four Miles Run, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 25th New York State Militia on Prospect Hill, two hundred yards south of the toll gate on the Columbia Turnpike, Alexandria County, Virginia, and the 69th New York State Militia at Camp Corcoran, between the wagon road and Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, between 25 and 27 May, 1861.

General Orders No.1, Paragraph IV, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Alexandria, Virginia, 28 May, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia, the 28th New York State Militia, the 69th New York State Militia, and other troops or detachments in his vicinity were assigned to Colonel D Hunter, 3rd United States Cavalry, by General Orders No.1, Paragraph IV, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Alexandria, Virginia, on 28 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd New York State Militia, Company G (1st), under the command of Captain L Jaehrling, was mustered in United States service as the 5th New York State Militia, Company K, at Washington, D. C., by Brevet Captain & Assistant Adjutant General W D Wipple, United States Army, on 24 June, 1861, dated 1 May, 1861 (See the 2nd New York State Militia).

Order No.1, Headquarters, Brigade of the Aqueduct, Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 30 May, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was assigned to the Aqueduct Brigade, under the command of Colonel D Hunter, 3rd United States Cavalry, by Order No.1, Headquarters, Brigade of the Aqueduct, Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 30 May, 1861.

Note: The 5th New York State Militia, the 28th New York State Militia, and the 69th New York State Militia and other troops or detachments in the vicinity not otherwise assigned were assigned to the Aqueduct Brigade, under the command of Colonel D Hunter, 3rd United States Cavalry, by Order No.1, Headquarters, Brigade of the Aqueduct, Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 30 May, 1861 (See the 69th New York State Militia).

North of the wagon road, one mile east of Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia, to Meridian Hill, west of Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., 5 June, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered across the Potomac River to on Meridian Hill, west of Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., on 5 June, 1861.

Special Orders No.16, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 30 June, 1861: Colonel W T Sherman, 13th United States Infantry, was assigned to command the 5th New York State Militia by Special Orders No.16, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 30 June, 1861 (See the Third Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army).

Army of Pennsyvania, 10-25 July, 1861

The 5th New York State Militia was stationed west of Fourteenth Street Road, on Meridian Hill, D. C., on 6 July, 1861.

West of Fourteenth Street Road, on Meridian Hill, D. C., to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 7-8 July, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel L Burger, was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, under the command of Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York Militia, at 3 PM on 7 July, 1861, and was accompanied by the 12th New York State Militia. The regiment arrived by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, at 7 PM the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Northern Central Railroad to Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 12 AM on 8 July, 1861. The 5th New York State Militia arrived at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 12 PM the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Cumberland Valley Railroad to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on 8 July, 1861. The regiment arrived by the Franklin Railroad at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 11 PM the same day.

Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 9-10 July, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 5 PM on 9 July, 1861, and across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, west of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia at 8.30 PM the same day. The regiment arrived by the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike at Camp Meigs, on the grounds of C S Faulkner, one mile south of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia at 5 AM on 10 July, 1861.

Note: The 5th New York State Militia was assigned to the Eighth Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Acting Brigadier General & Colonel D Butterfield, 12th New York State Militia, by Special Orders No.96, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861 (See the Eighth Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, 15-17 July, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 5 PM the same day. The regiment was ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived by the Middleway, Charlestown & Harpers Ferry Turnpike via Middleway or Smithfield, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Charlestown to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 5 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at Bolivar Heights, one and a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Army of The Shenandoah, 25-31 July, 1861

The 5th New York State Militia was stationed at Bolivar Heights, one and a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 27 July, 1861.

Note: Major General N P Banks, United States Volunteers, set up his headquarters at Miller's Farm, one mile east of Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 28 July, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to the vicinity of Knoxville, Frederick County, Maryland, 28 July, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to the vicinity of Knoxville, Frederick County, Maryland, at 8 AM on 28 July, 1861.

Note: The 5th New York State Militia was assigned to the Third Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, under the command of Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.36, Headquarters, Army of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 29 July, 1861, and was ordered to New York City, New York County, New York, by Special Orders No.144, Headquarters, Department of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 30 July, 1861 (See the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Vicinity of Knoxville, Frederick County, Maryland, to New York City, New York County, New York, 31 July-2 August, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to New York City, New York County, New York, in the morning on 31 July, 1861, and arrived at Baltimore City Maryland, at 4 PM the same day. The regiment arrived by the New Jersey Central Rairoad at Elizabethport, Union County, New Jersey, via Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 1 AM on 2 August, 1861, and at New York City, New York County, New York, at 9 AM the same day.

Mustered out, New York City, New York County, New York, 7 August, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia was mustered out at Essex Market Armory, on Essex Street, New York City, New York County, by Lieutenant Colonel O L Shepherd, 18th United States Infantry, at 12 PM on 7 August, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 1 May, 1861. Stationed at Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 3-11 May, 1861; Washington, D. C., and Alexandria and Fairfax Counties, Virginia, 12 May-7 July, 1861; Department of Pennsylvania and the Shenandoah, 8-31 July, 1861

Seventh New York State Militia

Col. M Lefferts

The 7th New York State Militia was accepted in state service in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 17 April, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the call for 75,000 militia to serve three months on 19 April, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Organisation of 7th Regiment (1015), Third Brigade, First Division, 8 January, 1861: Colonel M Lefferts, Lieutenant Colonel W A Pond, Major A Shaler; Company A, Captain W P Bensel; Company B, Captain Vacant; Company C, Captain J Price; Company D, Captain W H Riblet; Company E, Captain W A Speaight; Company F, Captain B M Nevers, Jr.; Company G, Captain J Monroe; Company H, Captain H C Shumway; Company I (Cavalry), Captain N B McLaughlin; Company K (Artillery), Captain G C Farrar

Note: The 7th New York State Militia was stationed at Tompkins Market and Armory, on the corner of Seventh Street and Third Avenue, New York City, New York County, New York, on 17 April, 1861.

Organisation of 7th New York State Militia, 14 May, 1861: Colonel M Lefferts, Lieutenant Colonel W A Pond, Major A Shaler; Corps of Engineers, Captain E L Vielé; Company A, Captain W P Bensel; Company B, Captain E Clark; Company C, Captain J Price; Company D, Captain W H Riblet; Company E, Captain W A Speaight; Company F, Captain B M Nevers, Jr.; Company G, Captain J Monroe; Company H, Captain H C Shumway; Company I, Captain N B McLaughlin; Company K, Captain G C Farrar

Note: Lieutenant Colonel W A Pond, 7th New York State Militia, was on a sick leave at New York City, New York County, New York, between 19 April and 1 June, 1861, and First Lieutenant M A Cragin, 7th New York State Militia, Company I, was assigned to command the 7th New York State Militia, Company I, on 19 April, 1861.

Special Orders No.8, Headquarters, First Division, New York State Militia, New York City, New York County, New York, 17 April, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia was ordered to Washington, D. C., by Special Orders No.8, Headquarters, First Division, New York State Militia, New York City, New York County, New York, on 17 April, 1861.

General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Seventh Regiment, New York State Militia, New York City, New York County, New York, 18 April, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia was ordered to Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.5, Headquarters, Seventh Regiment, New York State Militia, New York City, New York County, New York, at 3 PM on 19 April, 1861, dated 18 April, 1861.

Tompkins Market & Armory, on the corner of Seventh Street & Third Avenue, New York City, New York County, New York, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19-20 April, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia (1,050) was ordered to proceed by ferry on the North or Hudson River at the Jersey City Ferry Terminal, on Courtlandt Sreet, New York City, New York County, New York, to Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, at 5 PM on 19 April, 1861, and arrived at 6 PM the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the New Jersey Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 7 PM on 19 April, 1861, and arrived by the Camden & Amboy Railroad at Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, at 1 AM on 20 April, 1861. The 7th New York State Militia arrived by ferry on the Delaware River at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the morning the same day.

Note: The 7th New York State Militia was ordered to rendezvous at Tompkins Market and Armory, on the corner of Seventh Street and Third Avenue, New York City, New York County, New York, at 3 PM on 19 April, 1861.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Annapolis, Howard County, Maryland, 20-22 April, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the steamer Boston on the Delaware River to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 4 PM on 20 April, 1861, and arrived at Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 7 AM on 22 April, 1861.

Note: The 7th New York State Militia was stationed at Prime Street Wharf, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 20 April, 1861.

Disembarked at the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 22 April, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia disembarked at the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 5 PM on 22 April, 1861.

Annapolis, Howard County, to Annapolis Junction, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 24-25 April, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia, Companies B and F, and a detachment of Company K and one brass howitzer, under the command of Senior Captain B M Nevers, Jr., Company F, were ordered to proceed by the Annapolis & Elkridge Railroad to Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 4 AM on 24 April, 1861, and Companies A, C, D, E, G, H, I, and a detachment of Company K and one brass howitzer, under the command of Colonel M Lefferts, at 8 AM the same day. The 7th New York State Militia arrived at Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, between 3 and 4 AM on 25 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the 8th Massachusetts Infantry, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Annapolis & Maryland).

Note: A detachment of the 7th New York State Militia, Company B, under the command of Captain E Clark; Company E, under the command of Captain B M Nevers, Jr.; and Company K, under the command of First Lieutenant T B Bunting, were ordered to Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 2 AM on 24 April, 1861.

Annapolis Junction, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C, 25 April, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Washington, D. C., at 10 AM on 25 April, 1861, and was accompanied by the National Rifles, District of Columbia Militia, under the command of Captain J R Smead (See the District of Columbia Militia, Department of Washington). The regiment arrived at Washington, D. C., at 12 PM the same day.

Hall of Representatives or Senate Chamber, south wing of the Capitol building, on East First & East Capitol Streets, Washington, D. C., 25 April, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia arrived at the Hall of Representatives or Senate Chamber, south wing of the Capitol building, on East First and East Capitol Streets, Washington, D. C., in the evening on 25 April, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the 7th New York State Militia (175), under the command of Captain E L Vielé, 7th New York State Militia, Corps of Engineers, and Second Lieutenant G L Arrowsmith, 7th New York State Militia, Company G, was ordered to proceed by the propeller Daylight to Washington, D. C., at 2 PM on 24 April, 1861, and arrived at 6 PM on 27 April, 1861.

Mustered in thirty days, Washington, D. C., 26 April, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia was mustered in United States service for thirty days at Washington, D. C., by Assistant Adjutant General & Brevet Major I McDowell, United States Army, in the afternoon on 26 April, 1861.

Note: Captain E L Vielé, 7th New York State Militia, Corps of Engineers, and Captain J Monroe, 7th New York State Militia, Company G, were mustered in United States service at Washington, D. C., by Assistant Adjutant General & Brevet Major I McDowell, United States Army, on 30 April, 1861, and Captain W P Bensel, 7th New York State Militia, Company A, and Captain G C Farrar, 7th New York State Militia, Company K, on 14 May, 1861.

Abstract from returns of the volunteer troops in the Department of Washington, Colonel J F K Mansfield, United States Army, commanding, 30 April, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia was stationed at the Hall of Representatives, Capitol building, on East First and East Capitol Streets, Washington, D. C., on 30 April, 1861.

Hall of Representatives or Senate Chamber, south wing of the Capitol building, on East First & East Capitol Streets, Washington, to W J Stone's Farm, on Meridian Hill, between Seventh Street Turnpike & Fourteenth Streets Road, D. C., 1-2 May, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia, Companies I and K, acting as artillery, under the command of Captain E L Viele, 7th New York State Militia, Corps of Engineers, were ordered to W J Stone's Farm, on Meridian Hill, between Seventh Street Turnpike and Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., on 1 May, 1861, and Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H at 4 PM on 2 May, 1861. The 7th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, arrived at Camp Cameron, W J Stone's Farm, on Meridian Hill, between Seventh Street Turnpike and Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., in the evening the same day.

Consolidated morning report of the Seventh Regiment N.Y.S.M., 3 May, 1861: Field and staff (14), Company A (117), Comapny B (149), Company C (103), Company D (109), Company E (92), Company FD (110), Company G (110), Company H (123), Company I (32), Company K (75), Total (1,034)

Note: First Lieutenant N L Farnham, 7th New York State Militia, Company B, was appointed lieutenant colonel, 11th New York Infantry, on 20 June, 1861, dated 7 May, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the evening on 7 May, 1861 (See the 11th New York Infantry). A detachment of the 7th New York state Militia (70) arrived on the steamer Matanzas at the Navy Yard, on M Street, between Sixth and Ninth Streets, Washington, D. C., and the 1st Connecticut Infantry on the steamer Bienville at the Washington Arsenal, Greenleaf Point, Washington D. C, in the evening on 12 May, 1861 (See the 1st Connecticut Infantry).

Special Orders No.89 1/2, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., 22 May, 1861: Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York State Militia, was ordered to assume immediate command of all the regiments of his State within the District of Columbia, and to report directly to general headquarters by Special Orders No.89 1/2, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861.

Note: The 7th New York State Militia, Company K, acting as artillery, was assigned to guard duty at Camp Cameron, W J Stone's Farm, on Meridian Hill, between Seventh and Fourteenth Streets, D. C., at 11 PM on 23 May, 1861.

Occupation of Arlington Heights, ALexandria County, & Alexandria, 24 May, 1861

The 7th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, were ordered to rendezvous at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., at 1 AM on 24 May, 1861, and arrived at Hugh's Tavern, on the Alexandria & Washington Railroad and the Washington & Alexandria Turnpike, half a mile north of Columbia Springs, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 4 AM the same day. Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H were ordered to Columbia Springs, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 6 PM on 24 May, 1861 (See the Occupation of Arlington Heights and Alexandria).

Note: The 7th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, were stationed at Hunting Park Racecourse, half a mile north of Columbia Springs, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 6 PM 24 May, 1861, and Companies I and K, acting as artillery, were stationed at Camp Cameron, W J Stone's Farm, on Meridian Hill, between Seventh and Fourteenth Streets, D. C., between 24 and 26 May, 1861.

Centre Column, Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., to Arlington Heights & Alexandria County, Virginia, 24 May, 1861: Major & Assistant Adjutant General S P Heintzelmen, 1st United States Infantry; 7th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, Colonel M Lefferts; 12th New York State Militia, Colonel D Butterfield; 25th New York State Militia, Colonel M K Bryan; 2nd New Jersey Militia, Captain H M Baker; 3rd New Jersey Militia, Colonel W Napton, 4th New Jersey Militia, Captain M Miller, Jr.; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, Captain A G Brackett; section of 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, First Lieutenant D R Ransom

Headquarters, Department of Fairfax, Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25-27 May, 1861: Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York State Militia, was assigned to command the New York State Militia stationed at Alexandria County, Virginia, and set up headquarters at Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, between 25 and 27 May, 1861.

Distribution of New York State Militia, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25-27 May, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia and the 28th New York State Militia were stationed at Camp Union, north of the wagon road, one mile east of Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 7th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, at Columbia Springs, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 8th New York State Militia and Varian's Light Artillery, 8th New York State Militia, Company I, at the rear of Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 12th New York State Militia in the vicinity of Roach's Mills (old cotton factory), on Four Miles Run, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 25th New York State Militia on Prospect Hill, two hundred yards south of the toll gate on the Columbia Turnpike, Alexandria County, Virginia, and the 69th New York State Militia at Camp Corcoran, between the wagon road and Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, between 25 and 27 May, 1861.

Fort Runyon, at the junction of the Columbia & Washington & Alexandria Turnpikes, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25-26 May, 1861: Detachments of the 7th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, under the command of Captain R L Viele, 7th New York State Militia, Corps Engineers, were assigned to build the the southwest angle redout of Fort Runyon, at the junction of the Columbia and the Washington & Alexandria Turnpikes, Alexandria County, Virginia, between 25 and 26 May, 1861.

Columbia Springs, Alexandria County, Virginia, to W J Stone's Farm, on Meridian Hill, between Seventh Street Turnpike & Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., 26 May, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia was ordered to W J Stone's Farm, on Meridian Hill, between Seventh Street Turnpike and Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., in the evening on 26 May, 1861, and arrived at Camp Cameron, W J Stone's Farm, on Meridian Hill, between Street Turnpike and Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., at 9 PM at 9 PM the same day.

Washington, D. C., to New York City, New York County, New York, 31 May-1 June, 1861: The 7th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to New York City, New York County, New York, by Special Orders No.146, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., at 6.15 PM on 31 May, 1861, dated 30 May, 1861, and arrived by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Camden Street Station, on Camden Street, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 10 PM the same day. The regiment arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 9 AM on 1 June, 1861, and by the New Jersey Railroad at Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, at 5 PM the same day. The 7th New York State Militia arrived by the steamer John P Jackson on the North or Hudson River at Jersey City Ferry Terminal, on Courtlandt Street, New York City, New York County, New York, in the evening on 1 June, 1861.

Mustered out, New York City, New York County, 3 June, 1861: The regiment was mustered out at Tompkins Market and Armory, on the corner of Seventh Street and Third Avenue, New York City, New York County, New York, by First Lieutenant M Cogswell, 8th United States Infantry, Company E, at 2 PM on 3 June, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).
Mustered in United States service for thirty days 27 April, 1861. Stationed at Washington, D. C., and Alexandria County, Virginia, 25 April-31 May, 1861

Twelfth New York State Militia

Col. D Butterfield

The 12th New York State Militia was accepted in state service in state service at New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 April, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the call for 75,000 militia to serve three months on 21 April, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Organisation of 12th Regiment (380), Second Brigade, First Division, 8 January, 1861: Colonel D Butterfield, Lieutenant Colonel H A Weeks, Major W G Ward; Company A (39), Captain G H Barr; Company B (40), Captain W Huson; Company C (31), Captain W H W Ryder; Company D (49), Captain J D Ottiwell; Company E (33), Captain J H Ackerman; Company F (61), Captain J Cromie; Company G (44), Captain J A Boyle; Company H (39), Captain W H McCormack; Company I, Captain Vacant; Company K, Captain Vacant

Note: The 12th New York State Militia was stationed at No.594 Broadway, New York City, New York County, New York, on 19 April, 1861.

New York City, New York County, New York, to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 21-23 April, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia (900) was ordered to rendezvous at Union Square, between Broadway and Fourth Avenue and West Fourteenth and Seventeenth Streets, New York City, New York County, New York, at 9 AM on 21 April, 1861, and proceeded by the steamer Baltic on the North or Hudson River to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 4.30 PM on 21 April, 1861. The regiment arrived at Fort Monroe, Old Comfort Point, Hampton, Virginia, at 10 PM on 22 April, 1861, and was ordered to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 2 PM on 23 April, 1861. The 12th New York State Militia arrived at Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, between 8 and 9 PM the same day and disembarked in the afternoon on 26 April, 1861.

Note: The 12th New York State Militia was ordered to Canal Street, New York City, New York County, New York at 11 AM on 21 April, 1861, and arrived between 12 and 1 PM the same day.

Steamer Baltic: 12th New York State Militia; First Lieutenant G W Synder, United States Corps Engineers; Lieutenant Colonel E D Keyes, Military Secretary to Brevet Lieutenant General & Major General W Scott, United States Army Steamer Columbia: 6th New York State Militia (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Annapolis) Steamer R R Cuyler: 71st New York State Militia (See the 71st New York State Militia) Steamer Coatzacoalcos: 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia, first detachment; Governor W Sprague (See the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia).

Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C, 26-28 April, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Annapolis & Elkridge Railroad, to Washington, D. C., at 2.30 PM on 26 April, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 9 PM 28 April, 1861.

Assembly Rooms, on Louisiana Avenue, & old Trinity or Plymouth Church, on Fifth Street, Washington, D. C., 28 April, 1861: Six companies of the 12th New York State Militia were stationed at the Assembly Rooms, on Louisiana Avenue, and three companies at the old Trinity or Plymouth Church, on Fifth Street, Washington, D. C., on 28 April, 1861.

Abstract from returns of the volunteer troops in the Department of Washington, Colonel J F K Mansfield, United States Army, commanding, 30 April, 1861: Six companies of the 12th New York State Militia were stationed at the Assembly Rooms, on Louisiana Avenue, and three companies at the old Trinity or Plymouth Church, on Fifth Street, Washington, D. C., on 30 April, 1861.

Note: The 12th New York State Militia, Companies A and F, were stationed at the bridges on the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, in the vicinity of Laurel Factory, Prince George's County, Maryland, on 2 May, 1861.

Mustered in three months, grounds west of the Capitol building, between East Capitol & First Streets, Washington, D. C., 2 May, 1861, dated 16 April, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia was mustered in United States service for three months at the grounds west of the Capitol building, between East Capitol and First Streets, Washington, D. C., on 2 May, 1861, dated 16 April, 1861.

Organisation of 12th New York State Militia, 2 May, 1861: Colonel D Butterfield, Lieutenant Colonel W G Ward, Major H A Bostwick; Company A, Captain G H Barr; Company B, Captain W Huson; Company C, Captain W Fowler; Company D, Captain J D Ottiwell; Company E, Captain H W Ryder; Company F, Captain J Cromie; Company G, Captain J A Boyle; Company H, Captain W H McCormack; Company I or J, Howitzer Corps, Captain W Rayner; Company K, Captain R H Olmstead; Engineer Corps, Captain B S Church

Note: Captain G H Barr, 12th New York State Militia, Company A, resigned and First Lieutenant J Ward, Jr., 12th New York State Militia, Company A, was appointed captain, 12th New York State Militia, Company A, on 5 June, 1861

Assembly Rooms, on Louisiana Avenue, & old Trinity or Plymouth Church, on Fifth Street, to Franklin Square, on North K Street, between Twelfth & Fourteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., 8 May, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia was arrived at Camp Anderson, Franklin Square, on North K Street, between Twelfth and Fourteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., in the morning on 8 May, 1861.

Note: The 4th Pennsylvania Infantry arrived at the Assembly Rooms, on Louisiana Avenue, and the old Trinity or Plymouth Church, on Fifth Street, Washington, D. C., in the evening on 8 May, 1861 (See the 4th Pennsylvania Infantry).

Special Orders No.89 1/2, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., 22 May, 1861: Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York State Militia, was ordered to assume immediate command of all the regiments of his State within the District of Columbia, and to report directly to general headquarters by Special Orders No.89 1/2, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 22 May, 1861.

Note: The 12th New York State Militia (100), Company K, and a detachment of Company I (23) arrived at Washington, D. C., at 12 PM on 23 May, 1861, and was accompanied by a detachment of the 69th New York State Militia (400), under the command Major A J Bagley and Captain T Lynch, 69th New York State Militia, Company B (See the 69th New York State Militia).

Occupation of Arlington Heights, ALexandria County, & Alexandria, 24 May, 1861

The 12th New York State Militia was ordered across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., at 2 AM on 24 May, 1861, and arrived at Roach's Mills (old cotton factory), on Four Miles Run, Alexandria County, Virginia, the same day (See the Occupation of Arlington Heights and Alexandria).

Centre Column, Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., to Arlington Heights & Alexandria County, Virginia, 24 May, 1861: Major & Assistant Adjutant General S P Heintzelmen, 1st United States Infantry; 7th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, Colonel M Lefferts; 12th New York State Militia, Colonel D Butterfield; 25th New York State Militia, Colonel M K Bryan; 2nd New Jersey Militia, Captain H M Baker; 3rd New Jersey Militia, Colonel W Napton, 4th New Jersey Militia, Captain M Miller, Jr.; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company I, Captain A G Brackett; section of 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, First Lieutenant D R Ransom

Headquarters, Department of Fairfax, Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25-27 May, 1861: Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York State Militia, was assigned to command the New York State Militia stationed at Alexandria County, Virginia, and set up headquarters at Arlington House or Lee-Curtis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, between 25 and 27 May, 1861.

Distribution of New York State Militia, Alexandria County, Virginia, 25-27 May, 1861: The 5th New York State Militia and the 28th New York State Militia were stationed at Camp Union, north of the wagon road, one mile east of Ball's Crossroads, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 7th New York State Militia, Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H, at Columbia Springs, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 8th New York State Militia and Varian's Light Artillery, 8th New York State Militia, Company I, at the rear of Arlington House or Lee-Curtis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 12th New York State Militia in the vicinity of Roach's Mills (old cotton factory), on Four Miles Run, Alexandria County, Virginia; the 25th New York State Militia on Prospect Hill, two hundred yards south of the toll gate on the Columbia Turnpike, Alexandria County, Virginia, and the 69th New York State Militia at Camp Corcoran, between the wagon road and Ross' House, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, between 25 and 27 May, 1861.

General Orders No.1, Paragraph III, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Alexandria, Virginia, 28 May, 1861: The 8th New York State Militia, the 12th New York State Militia, the 25th New York State Militia and other troops or detachments in his vicinity were assigned to Colonel S P Heintzelman, 17th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.1, Paragraph III, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Alexandria, Virginia, on 28 May, 1861.

Roach's Mills (old cotton factory), on Four Mile Run, Alexandria County, Virginia, to Franklin Square, on North K Street, between Twelfth & Fourteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., 7 June, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia arrived by the Long Bridge to Washington, D. C., at Camp Anderson, Franklin Square,on North K Street, between Twelfth and Fourteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., 2 PM on 7 June, 1861.

Note: The 1st Connecticut Infantry arrived at Roach's Mills (old cotton factory), on Four Mile Run, Alexandria County, Virginia, in the morning on 2 June, 1861, and the 12th New York State Militia was assigned to guard duty at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., between 21 and 23 June, 1861 (See the 1st Connecticut Infantry).

Army of Pennsylvania, 10-25 July, 1861

The 12th New York State Militia was stationed at Camp Anderson, Franklin Square, on North K Street, between Twelfth and Fourteenth Streets, Washington, D. C., on 6 July, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, 7-8 July, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, under the command of Major General C W Sandford, First Division, New York State Militia, at 3 PM on 7 July, 1861, and was accompanied by the 5th New York State Militia. The regiment arrived by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at Baltimore City, Maryland, at 7 PM the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Northern Central Railroad to Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 12 AM on 8 July, 1861. The 12th New York State Militia arrived at Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, at 12 PM the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Cumberland Valley Railroad to Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the afternoon on 8 July, 1861. The regiment arrived by the Franklin Railroad at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, at 10 PM the same day.

Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 9-10 July, 1861: The 28th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport to Williamsport, Washington County, Virginia, at 5 PM on 9 July, 1861, and across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, west of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia at 8.30 PM the same day. The regiment arrived by the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike at Camp Meigs, on the grounds of C S Faulkner, one mile south of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia at 5 AM on 10 July, 1861.

Note: The 12th New York State Militia was assigned to the Eighth Brigade, Third Division, Army of the Upper Potomac, under the command of Acting Brigadier General & Colonel D Butterfield, 12th New York State Militia, by Special Orders No.96, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861 (See the Eighth Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, 15-17 July, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 5 PM the same day. The regiment was ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived by the Middleway, Charlestown & Harpers Ferry Turnpike via Middleway or Smithfield, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Charlestown to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia was ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 5 AM on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at Bolivar Heights, one and a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Army of The Shenandoah, 25-31 July, 1861

Six companies of the 12th New York State Militia were stationed at Bolivar Heights, one and a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, and four companies at Loudoun Heights, two miles southeast of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 27 July, 1861.

Note: Four companies of the 12th New York State Militia were ordered across the Shenandoah River to Loudoun Heights, two miles southeast of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 26 July, 1861, and Major General N P Banks, United States Volunteers, set up his headquarters at Miller's Farm, one mile east of Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 28 July, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to the vicinity of Knoxville, Frederick County, Maryland, 28 July, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia was ordered across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to the vicinity of Knoxville, Frederick County, Maryland, at 8 AM on 28 July, 1861.

Note: The 12th New York State Militia was ordered to New York City, New York County, New York, by Special Orders No.144, Headquarters, Department of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 30 July, 1861.

Vicinity of Knoxville, Frederick County, Maryland, to New York City, New York County, New York, 31 July-1 August, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to New York City, New York County, New York, at 8 AM on 31 July, 1861, and arrived at Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch & Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, Howard County, Maryland, in the morning the same day. The regiment was ordered to Baltimore City, Maryland, in the afternoon on 31 July, 1861, and proceeded by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to New York City, New York County, New York, at 7 PM on 31 July, 1861. The regiment arrived at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 1 August, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by ferry on the Delaware River to Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, at 9 AM the same day. The 12th New York State Militia arrived at New York City, New York County, New York, at 7 PM on 1 August, 1861.

Note: The 12th New York State Militia was stationed at Bolivar, two miles northwest of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 30 July, 1861.

Mustered out, New York City, New York County, New York, 5 August, 1861: The 12th New York State Militia was mustered out at New York City, New York County, New York, at 10 AM on 5 August, 1861.

Special Orders No.27, Adjutant & General's Office, Washington, D. C., Companies B (2nd), C (2nd), D (2nd), E (2nd), & F (2nd), 3 Febraury, 1862: The 12th New York State Militia, Companies B and G, were consolidated as the 12th New York Infantry, Company B (2nd); Companies E and K as the 12th New York Infantry, Company E (2nd); and Companies C, D, and F as the 12th New York Infantry, Companies C (2nd), D (2nd), and F (2nd), under the command of Colonel H A Weeks, at Manhattan (New York County), New York City, New York, by Special Orders No.27, Adjutant & General's Office, Washington, D.C., on 3 Febraury, 1862 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington). The 12th New York Infantry, Companies B (2nd), C (2nd), D (2nd), E (2nd), and F (2nd), were ordered to Washington, D. C., on 5 February, 1862, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, via Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Baltimore City and Annaplois Junction, Howard County, Maryland, on 7 February, 1862. Companies B (2nd), C (2nd), D (2nd), E (2nd), & F (2nd) arrived at Upton's Hill, half a mile east of W Taylor's Tavern, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 8 February, 1862 See the 12th New York Infantry).

Note: Colonel D Butterfield was appointed lieutenant colonel, 12th United States Infantry.
Mustered in United States service for three months 2 May, 1861. Stationed at Washington, D. C., and Alexandria County, Virginia, 28 April-7 July, 1861, and Departments of Pennsylvania and the Shenandoah, 7-31 July, 1861

Additional Troop Arrivals

3rd New York State Militia (Cavalry), Company C (Hussars), 25 July, 1861: The 3rd New York State Militia (Cavalry) (75/100), Company C, under the command of Captain G W Sauer, was mustered in United States service for three months at the Arsenal, on the corner of Thirty-fifth Street and Seventh Avenue, New York City, New York County, New York, by Captain S B Hayman, 7th United States Infantry, Company B, in the afternoon on 23 July, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 24 July, 1861. The company arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 25 July, 1861, and was accompanied by the 71st New York Infantry (2nd Regiment, Excelsior Brigade), under the command of Lieutenant Colonel H L Potter (See Volunteers, Department of Washington).

Organisation of 3rd New York State Militia (Cavalry), Company C, 23 July, 1861: Captain G W Sauer, First Lieutenant C Lambert, Second Lieutenant M Baust

Note: The 3rd New York State Militia (Cavalry), Company C, was stationed at the Washington or New Jersey Avenue Station, at the junction of New Jersey Avenue and C Street North, Washington, D. C., on 5 August, 1861, and arrived at New York City, New York County, New York, via South Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, in the morning on 26 October, 1861. The company was mustered out at New York City, New York County, New York, on 2 November, 1861. Mustered in United States service for three months 23 July, 1861. Stationed at Washington, D. C., 25 July, 1861

Pennsylvania

Seventeenth Pennsylvania Infantry (First Pennsylvania Artillery)

Col. F E Patterson

The 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, First Brigade, First Division, Pennsylvania Militia, was accepted in state service as infantry at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 18 April, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the call for 75,000 volunteer militia to serve three months on 8 May, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Organisation of 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, 24 April, 1861: Colonel F E Patterson, Lieutenant Colonel R O Tyler, Major W A Lerch; Washington Greys, Captain T P Parry; Philadelphia Greys, Captain D F Foley; West Philadelphia Greys, Captain J H Gardiner; National Artillery, First Lieutenant J H Sinex; State Guards, Captain R Thompson; Cadwalader Greys, First Lieutenant I C Bassett; Independent Greys, Captain W J J Braceland

Mustered in three months, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 25 April, 1861: The 1st Pennsylvania Artillery was mustered in United States service for three months at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Major C F Ruff, United States Mounted Riflemen, and Captain T H Neill, 5th United States Infantry, Company C, on 25 April, 1861.

Organisation of 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, 25 April, 1861: Colonel F E Patterson, Lieutenant Colonel R O Tyler, Major W A Lerch; Company A, Washington Greys, 1st Company, Captain T P Parry; Company B, Philadelphia Greys, 1st Company, Captain D F Foley; Company C, West Philadelphia Greys, Captain J H Gardiner; Company D, National Artillery, Captain J H Sinex; Company E, State Guards, Captain R Thompson; Company F, Washington Greys, 2nd Company, Captain A Murphy; Company G, Philadelphia Greys, 2nd Company, Captain W Pritner; Company H, Cadwalader Greys, 1st Company, Captain I C Bassett; Company I, Independent Greys, Captain W J J Braceland; Company K, Cadwalader Greys, 2nd Company, Captain C M Tapper

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, 8 May, 1861: The 1st Pennsylvania Artillery (800) was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, at 11.30 AM on 8 May, 1861, and was accompanied by 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, and the 6th Pennsylvania Infantry, Companies B, E, and H, between Elkton and Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland. The regiment arrived at Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland at 6 PM the same day.

Note: The 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, arrived by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad at Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, in the morning on 9 May, 1861 (See the United States Battalion Infantry).

Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C, 9-10 May, 1861: The 1st Pennsylvania Artillery was ordered to proceed by the propellers Elizabeth, F W Brune, and Henry L Gaw, to Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 9 AM on 9 May, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd United States Infantry, Companies B, D, G, H, and K, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain O L Shepherd, and the 3rd United States Artillery, Light Company E, under the command of Brevet Major & Captain T W Sherman. The regiment arrived at Locust Point, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 3 PM the same day and was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the evening on 9 May, 1861. The 1st Pennsylvania Artillery arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 2 AM on 10 May, 1861.

Hall of Representatives or Senate Chamber, south wing of the Capitol building, on First & East Capitol Streets, Washington, D. C., 10 May, 1861: The 1st Pennsylvania Artillery was stationed at the Hall of Representatives or Senate Chamber, south wing of the Capitol building, on First and East Capitol Streets, Washington, D. C., on 10 May, 1861.

Note: The 1st Pennsylvania Artillery, Companies I and C, were stationed on West Ninth Street, Washington, D. C., in the morning on 10 May, 1861.

Hall of Representatives or Senate Chamber, south wing of the Capitol building, on First & East Capitol Streets, Washington, to Kalorama, on the old estate of Commodore S Decatur, United States Navy, on Rock Creek, north of Oak Hill Cemetery, Georgetown, D. C., 12 May, 1861: The 1st Pennsylvania Artillery arrived at Camp Cadwalader, Kalorama, on the old estate of Commodore S Decatur, United States Navy, on Rock Creek, north of Oak Hill Cemetery, Georgetown, D. C., in the morning on 12 May, 1861.

Redesignated 17th Pennsylvania Infantry, 15 May, 1861: The 1st Pennsylvania Artillery was redesignated the 17th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 May, 1861.

Kalorama, in the vicinity of Pierce's Mill, on Rock Creek, three quarters of a mile west of Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., to Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 26 May, 1861: The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered across the Potomac River at the Long Bridge, Washington, D. C., in the morning on 26 May, 1861, and arrived at the rear of Arlington House or Lee-Custis Mansion, on Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 8 PM the same day.

Rockville Expedition

The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was stationed at Camp Cadwalader, Kalorama, on the old estate of Commodore S Decatur, United States Navy, on Rock Creek, north of Oak Hill Cemetery, Georgetown, D. C., on 6 June, 1861.

Washington, D. C., to Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, 10 June, 1861: The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Rockville Road to Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, under the command of Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, to secure the area of Maryland along the Potomac River northwest of Washington, D. C., on 10 June, 1861, and arrived the same day (See the Rockville Expedition).

Rockville to Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, 15 June, 1861: The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the morning on 14 June, 1861, and was accompanied by a section of the 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D (See the 5th United States Artillery, Light Company D). The regiment arrived at Camp Stone, on the junction of Edward's and Conrad's or White's Ferries Roads, Poolesville, via Darnestown, Montgomery County, Maryland, on 15 June, 1861.

Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, to Edward's Ferry, on the Potomac River, three & a half miles southwest of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, Companies B, D, G, & I, 15, 20 & 27 June, 1861: The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company B, was ordered to Edward's Ferry, on the Potomac River, three and a half miles southwest of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the evening on 15 June, 1861, and Company G in the evening on 20 June, 1861. The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry, Companies B and G, were stationed at Edward's Ferry, on the Potomac River, three and a half miles southwest of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, and Companies D and I, at Conrad's or White's Ferry, on the Potomac River, four and a half miles west of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, on 27 June, 1861.

Note: Twenty sharpshooters of the 17th Pennsylvania Infantry, under the command of Captain J H Gardiner, Company E, were ordered to Conrad's or White's Ferry, on the Potomac River, four and a half miles west of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, in the evening on 17 June, 1861, and Companies I and D, on 18 and 29 June, 1861, respectively.

Special Orders No.109, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., 30 June, 1861: Colonel C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, was ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, by Special Orders No.109, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 30 June, 1861.

Army of Pennsylvania, 8-24 July, 1861

The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry, Companies A, C, E, F, H, and K, were stationed at Camp Stone, on the junction of Edwards and Conrad's or White's Ferries Roads, Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland; Companies B and G at Edward's Ferry, on the Potomac River, three and a half miles southwest of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland; and Companies D and I at Conrad's or White's Ferry, on the Potomac River, four and a half miles west of Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, on 30 June, 1861.

Edward's Ferry, on the Potomac River, three & a half miles southwest of Poolesville, & Poolesville, Montgomery County, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, 2-4 July, 1861: The 17th Pennslvania Infantry, Companies A, C, D, E, F, H, I, and K, were ordered to Licksville, Frederick County, Maryland, on 2 July, 1861, arrived in the vicinity of the mouth of the Monocacy River, half a mile north of Spink's Ferry, on the Potomac River, Frederick County, Maryland, the same day. Companies A, C, D, E, F, H, I, and K arrived at Point of Rocks, Frederick County, Maryland, on 3 July, 1861, and was ordered to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 4 July, 1861.

Note: The 17th Pennslvania Infantry, Company I, under the command of Captain W J J Braceland, was assigned to guard duty at Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 6 July, 1861.

Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, 6-7 July, 1861: The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 6 July, 1861, and arrived at Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, at 3 PM the same day. The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Hagerstown Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the afternoon on 6 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Bakersville, Washington County, Maryland, in the evening on 6 July, 1861. The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry arrived at Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 7 July, 1861.

Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 7-8 July, 1861: The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered across the Potomac River at Lemon Ferry, in the vicinity of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 4 PM on 7 July, 1861, and to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 4 AM on 8 July, 1861. The regiment arrived by the Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 10 AM the same day.

Note: The 17th Pennslvania Infantry was temporarily assigned to the Seventh Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel General C P Stone, 14th United States Infantry, by Special Orders No.94, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861, and to the Seventh Brigade, Third Division, Army of Pennsylvania, by Special Orders No.96, Paragragh I, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 10 July, 1861.

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, to Charleston, Berkeley County, Virginia, 15-17 July, 1861: The 17th Pennslvania Infantry was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the morning on 15 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, the same day. The regiment was ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived arrived by the Middleway, Charlestown & Harpers Ferry Turnpike via Middleway or Smithfield, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Charleston to Harpers Ferry, Berkeley County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 21 Juy, 1861, and arrived at Bolivar Heights, one and a half miles west of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 23-25 July, 1861: The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, at 7 PM on 23 July, 1861, and was accompanied by three and a half companies of the 25th Pennsylvania Infantry (See the 25th Pennsylvania Infantry). The regiment was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 9 AM on 24 July, 1861, and arrived at Baltimore City, Maryland, at 7 PM the same day. The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at 8 PM on 24 July, 1861, and arrived at 9.30 AM on 25 July, 1861.

Note: The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was ordered to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Special Orders No.126, Headquarters, Department of Pennsylvania, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 23 July, 1861.

Mustered out, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 August, 1861: The 17th Pennsylvania Infantry was mustered out at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 2 August, 1861.
Mustered in United States service for three months 25 April, 1861. Stationed at Washington, D. C., and Alexandria County, Virginia, 10 May-10 June, 1861; Rockville Expedition, 10-30 June, 1861; and Departments of Pennsylvania and the Shenandoah, 30 June-23 July, 1861

Twenty-fifth Pennsylvania Infantry

Col. H L Cake

The 25th Pennsylvania Infantry, Companies A, D, E, G, and H, arrived at Washington, D. C., at 6 PM on 18 April, 1861; Company I, at 4 PM on 15 May, 1861; and Companies F and K at 10 PM on 16 May, 1861. The 25th Pennsylvania Infantry, Companies B and C, were mustered in United States service at Washington, D. C., on 6 June, 1861, dated 3 June, 1861 (See 25th Pennsylvania Infantry).
Companies A, D, E, G, & H arrived at Washington, D. C., 18 April, 1861, and Companies F, I, & K 15-16 May 1861

Rhode Island

First Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery (Providence Marine Corps Artillery)

Capt. C H Tompkins

The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery or Marine Corps Artillery was accepted in state service for three months at Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, on 16 April, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., under the call for 75,000 volunteer militia to serve three months on 18 April, 1861, dated 15 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was stationed at the Marine Corps Artillery Armory, at No.176 Benefit Street, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, on 17 April, 1861.

Organisation of 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery, 18 April, 1861: Captain C H Tompkins, First Lieutenant W H Reynolds, Second Lieutenant B Remington, Jr., Third Lieutenant A M Tower, Fourth Lieutenant H B Brastow

Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, to New York City, New York County, New York, 18-19 April, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery (159) was ordered to proceed by the steamer Empire State to New York City, New York County, New York, in the morning on 18 April, 1861, and arrived on the North or Hudson River opposite The Battery, on State Street and Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, at 6 AM on 19 April, 1861.

North or Hudson River opposite The Battery, on State Street & Battery Place, New York City, New York County, New York, to Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 19 April, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery arrived at Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, at 7.30 AM on 19 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the steamer Kill von Kull on the North or Hudson River to Elizabethport, Union County, New Jersey, at 10.30 AM the same day. The company was ordered to proceed by the New Jersey Central Railroad to Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 19 April, 1861, and arrived at Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, via New Hampton, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, in the evening the same day. The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was stationed at the Farmers & Mechanics' Institute Fairgrounds, one and a half miles south of Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, on 24 April, 1861.

Note: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was assigned six 10 pounder James rifles at the Farmers & Mechanics' Institute Fairgrounds, one and a half miles south of Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, between 20 and 26 April, 1861.

Fort Adams, at the mouth of Newport Harbour, Aquidneck Island, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, detachment of Marine Artillery, 24 April, 1861: A detachment of the Marine Artillery (20), under the command of Sergeant F A Dockray, was ordered to proceed on the steamer Perry to Fort Adams, at the mouth of Newport Harbour, Aquidneck Island, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, at 2 PM on 24 April, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the Marine Artillery was assigned to the National Guards, No.1, First Brigade, Rhode island Militia, under the command of Captain G F Turner, National Guards, No.1, on 24 April, 1861.

Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, to Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, 27-30 April, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to proceed by the Leigh valley Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 27 April, 1861, and arrived by the North Pennsylvania Railroad at Philadelphia via Bethlehem, Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania, at 5 PM on 29 April, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, at 1 PM on 30 April, 1861, and arrived in the evening the same day.

Note: Colonel & Lieutenant Governor S G Arnold, Rhode Island, accompanied the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 27 April, 1861, and the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was stationed at Point Breeze Park, on the Penrose Ferry Road, half a mile north of the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the afternoon on 29 April, 1861.

Perryville, Cecil County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C, 30 April-2 May, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to proceed by the steamer Maryland to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 6 PM on 30 April, 1861, and arrived at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, in the morning the same day. The company was ordered to proceed by the Elkridge & Annapolis Railroad to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 2 May, 1861, and arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at 4 PM the same day.

Note: A detachment of 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery with the horses was ordered to proceed by the steamer Kill von Kill to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 3 AM on 1 May, 1861, and arrived at 12 PM on 1 May, 1861. The detachment was ordered to Washington, D. C., at 3 PM the same day and arrived at the Navy Yard Wharf, on the Eastern Branch of the Potomac or Anacostia River, Washington, D. C., in the afternoon on 2 May, 1861.

Rear of the Patent Office, on F Street, between Seventh & Ninth Streets, Washington, D. C., 2 May, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to the rear of the Patent Office, on F Street, between Seventh and Ninth Streets, Washington, D. C., on 2 May, 1861.

Rear of Patent Office, on F Street, between Seventh & Ninth Streets, Washington, to J Gales' woods, a quarter of a mile northeast of G Keating's Farm, west of the old Bladensburg Road, D. C., 2 May, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery arrived at Camp Sprague, J Gales' woods, a quarter of a mile northeast of G Keating's Farm, west of the old Bladensburg Road, D. C., in the afternoon on 2 May, 1861.

Mustered in three months, courtyard of the Patent Office, on F Street, between Seventh & Ninth Streets, Washington, D. C., 2 May, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was mustered in United States service for three months at the courtyard of the Patent Office, on F Street, between Seventh and Ninth Streets, Washington, D. C., by Brevet Major & Assistant Adjutant General I McDowell, United States Army, in the evening on 2 May, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant W H Reynolds and Sergeant T F Vaughn, 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery, were appointed captain and first lieutenant, 2nd Rhode Island Artillery, respectively, on 1 June, 1861, and First Lieutenant W H Reynolds, 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery, was ordered to Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, in the afternoon on 2 June, 1861 (See the 2nd Rhode Island Artillery).

Army of Pennsylvania, 11-17 June, 1861

The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was stationed at Camp Sprague, J Gales' woods, a quarter of a mile northeast of G Keating's Farm, west of the old Bladensburg Road, D. C., on 8 June, 1861.

J Gales' woods, a quarter of a mile northeast of G Keating's Farm, west of the old Bladensburg Road, D. C., to Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 9-10 June, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel A E Burnside, 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia, by Special Orders No.99, Pragraph III, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D. C., on 8 June, 1861, and proceeded by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at 6 PM on 9 June, 1861. The company was accompanied by First Lieutenant L L Janes, 2nd United States Artillery, Company A, and arrived by the Cumberland Valley Railroad at Chambersburg, Franklin County, via Baltimore City, Maryland, and Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, in the evening on 10 June, 1861.

Chambersburg to Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 11 June, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 11 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia and Colonel A Burnside, 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia (See the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia). The company arrived at Camp Duncan, on the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike, three miles southwest of Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, at 12 PM the same day.

Note: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was assigned to the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania, under the command of Colonel G H Thomas, 2nd United States Cavalry, on 11 June, 1861 (See the First Brigade, First Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Greencastle, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, 15 June, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to proceed by the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 15 June, 1861, and arrived two miles east of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, the same day.

Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike, two miles east of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, to the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, 16 June, 1861: Two sections of the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery were ordered across the Potomac River at Lemon's Ferry, west of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 11 AM on 16 June, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hitchcock, on Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike, in the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, the same day.

Note: A section of the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was stationed on the Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike, two miles east of Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, between 16 and 17 June, 1861, and two sections of the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery were ordered to Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 17 June, 1861.

Martinsburg & Williamsport Turnpike, in the vicinity of Falling Waters, Berkeley County, Virginia, & Greencastle & Williamsport Turnpike, two miles east of Williamsport, Washington County, to Frederick City, Frederick County, Maryland, 17-18 June, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the morning on 17 June, 1861, and arrived at Boonsboro via Hagerstown and Funkstown, Washington County, Maryland, in the afternoon the same day. The company arrived at Middletown, Frederick County, Maryland, at 5 PM on 17 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia and Colonel A E Burnside, 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia. The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery arrived in the vicinity of Frederick City, Frederick County, Maryland, at 12 AM on 18 June, 1861, and was ordered to Frederick City, Frederick County, Maryland, at 4 AM the same day.

Note: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia arrived at Boonsboro, Washington County, Maryland, at 3 PM on 17 June, 1861, and was stationed at the Frederick County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, on the Baltimore Turnpike, southwest of Frederick City, Frederick County, Maryland, at 7 AM on 18 June, 1861.

Frederick County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds, on the Baltimore Turnpike, southwest of Frederick City, Frederick County, Maryland, to Washington, D. C., 18-19 June, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 7 PM on 18 June, 1861, and was accompanied by the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia and Colonel A E Burnside, 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia. The company arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Relay House, on the junction of the Washington Branch and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, and Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 6 AM on 19 June, 1861.

J Gales' woods, a quarter of a mile northeast of G Keating's Farm, west of the old Bladensburg Road, D. C., 19 June, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was stationed at Camp Sprague, J Gales' woods, a quarter of a mile northeast of G Keating's Farm, west of the old Bladensburg Road, D. C., on 19 June, 1861.

Army of Pennsylvania, 4-25 July, 1861

The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was stationed at Camp Sprague, J Gales' woods, a quarter of a mile northeast of G Keating's Farm, west of the old Bladensburg Road, D. C., on 30 June, 1861.

Gales' woods, a quarter of a mile northeast of G Keating's Farm, west of the old Bladensburg Road, D. C, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, 1-4 July, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, at 6.30 PM on 1 July, 1861, and arrived by the Franklin Railroad at Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, on the 3 July, 1861. The company arrived at Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, via Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, at 5 PM on 4 July, 1861, and was accompanied by the 13th Pennsylvania Infantry (See the Fourth Brigade, Second Division, Army of Pennsylvania).

Martinsburg, Berkeley County, to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, 15-17 July, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, on 15 July, 1861, and arrived in the vicinity of Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, Virginia, in the evening the same day. The company was ordered to Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in the morning on 17 July, 1861, and arrived via Middleway, Jefferson County, Virginia, the same day.

Charlestown to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, at 3 AM on 21 Juy, 1861, and arrived the same day.

Army of the Shenandoah, 25-29 July, 1861

The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was stationed at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, and Maryland Heights, opposite Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, on 27 July, 1861.

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, 28 July, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered across the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, in the morning on 28 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Massachusetts Infantry, Companies B, D, E, F, H, I, and K, and three 13 pounder James Rifles of the 1st Rhode Detached Militia Artillery were stationed at Maryland Heights, opposite Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia, under the command of Colonel G H Gordon, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry, on 25 July, 1861, and the 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, by Special Orders No.141, Headquarters, Department of the Shenandoah, Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, on 29 July, 1861.

Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, to Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, 29-31 July, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was ordered to proceed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad to Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, in the evening on 29 July, 1861, and arrived at New York City, New York County, New York, on 30 July, 1861. The company was ordered to proceed by the New York & New Haven Railroad to Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, in the evening the same day and arrived on 31 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Rhode Island Light Artillery arrived at Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, at 2 PM on 29 July, 1861 (See the 2nd Rhode Island Light Artillery).

Mustered out, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, 2 August, 1861: The 1st Rhode Island Detached Militia Artillery was mustered out at Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, on 2 August, 1861.

Note: First Lieutenant W H Reynolds was appointed captain on 6 May, 1861, and was ordered to Providence, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, to organise the 2nd Rhode Island Light Artillery in May 1861. Private J Allen was assigned as an aeronaut to a corps of assistants, under the direction of Brigadier General I McDowell, and was ordered on balloon reconnaissances to ascertain the position of the the Army of the Potomac (See the United States Corps Topographical Engineers, Balloon Detachment). Mustered in United States service for three months 2 May, 1861. Stationed at Washington, D. C., 2 May-9 June, 1861, and 19 June-1 July, 1861, and Departments of Pennsylvania and the Shenandoah, 11-17 June, and 4-29 July, 1861

Sources

"Perryville, Md., 30 April, 1861 - Captain Tompkins and the Rhode Island Marine Artillery have just arrived here. Six oieces, ninety horses and one hundred and fifty men will be shipped per the Maryland to Annapolis and Washington this evening."

The New York Herald, 30 April, 1861 - The Rhode Island Marine Artillery

"Perryville, Md., 30 April, 1861, 6 P.M. - The Providence Marine Artillery, with their brass field pieces, have just embarked on board the steamer Maryland, and she has sailed for Annapolis. A detachment of the men, with the horses, are embarking on the steamer Kill von Kull, and will sail tonight."

The New York Herald, 1 May, 1861 - Reports from Perryville

"The 8th regiment New York Militia, 1,000 men, under command of Col. Lyons, are encamped in 80 tents on the heights in the rear of the Relay House. The 6th regiment, Massachusetts, are encamped in 108 tents on a high bluff, half a mile west of Relay House, and near the railway. The Boston Light Artillery are doing good service here. They have six pieces, 75 horses, and number 105 men. The first section commands the bridge from a prominence; the second is stationed near the railroad, and within a few rods of the Relay House, and commands the railroad and river. The third has not yet been assigned a position."

The Alexandria Gazette, 13 May, 1861 - U.S. forces at Relay House, 6 P.M., 11 May, 1861

"Yesterday morning, the remainder of the eighth Massachusetts regiment and the Boston Rifles, Capt. Dodd, left in the ten o'clock train for the Relay House."

The National Republican, 15 May, 1861 - Troops for the Relay House

"The following positions, as nearly as we can learn, are occupied by the northern troops in and around Washington: The 5th Regiment N.Y.S.M., Colonel Schwarzwealder, 1,100 men, is quartered in the City of Washington. The 6th Regiment N.Y.S.M., Colonel Pinckney, 850 men, is quartered in the City of Washington and at Annapolis. The 7th Regiment N.Y.S.M., Colonel Lefferts, 1,300 men, is encamped on Prospect Hill, a mile from the White House. The 8th Regiment N.Y.S.M., Colonel Lyons, 960 men, occupy the Relay House, and a detachment is also stationed at Annapolis. The 12th Regiment N.Y.S.M., Colonel Butterfield, 950 men, is quartered in the City. The 13th Regiment N.Y.S.M. (Brooklyn), Colonel Smith, 1,100 men, is stationed at Annapolis. The 20th Regiment (Ulster) N.Y.S.M., Colonel Pratt, 800 men, is stationed in Washington. The 25th Regiment (Albany) N.Y.S.M., Colonel Bryan, 800 men, is quartered in Washington. The 28th Regiment (Brooklyn) N.Y.S.M., Colonel M. Bennett, 550 men, is quartered in Washington. The 69th Regiment N.Y.S.M., Colonel Corcoran, 1,100 men, is quartered on Georgetown Heights, near the college. The 71st Regiment N.Y.S.M., Colonel Vosburgh, 1,100 men, occupy the Navy yard. They also have control of three boats on the river, manned with 75 men each. The Alexandria bridge is also in charge of the 71st, 150 men stationed on the bridge with three pieces of ordnance. The 1st Regiment Firemen Zouaves (Volunteers), Colonel E. E. Ellsworth, 1,015 men, will soon be encamped on Georgetown Heights. They have been quartered in the Capital. Governor Sprague's Rhode Islanders, Colonel Burnside, 1,100 men, are quartered in the City of Washington. The 6th Regiment Massachusetts occupies the Relay House, nine miles from Baltimore. The 8th Massachusetts Regiment is quartered in Washington. A Regiment of pennsylvania troops is stationed at the Relay House with the Massachusetts 6th and New York 8th, while the remainder is stationed in Washington. The 4th New jersey Regiment has gone into encampment on Meridian Hill, near the camp of the New York 7th. About 2,700 New Jersey soldiers are quartered in Washington."

The Belmont Chronicle (St Clairsville, Belmont County, Ohio), 16 May, 1861 - Positions of Northern troops in the South

"Yesterday afternoon the Marine Artillery of the Rhode Island regiment went off in a special train of cars."

The National Republican, 10 June, 1861 - The movement from Washington

"The Marine Artillery attached to the First Rhode Island Regiment, left the city yesterday evening at 6 1/2 o’clock, per rail - destination unknown."

The Evening Star, 2 July, 1861 – Military movement

"On the Southside of Baltimore are stationed at Annapolis a force between four and five thousand men, including the Providence Marine Artillery, which left Perryville yesterday."

The Evening Star, 2 June, 1861

"This fine regiment, under command of Colonel Nathaniel J. Jackson, and numbering 780 men, arrived here about three o'clock yesterday afternoon, and immediately marched to the quarters prepared for them, sone on Maryland avenue west of the Capital, and others on Pennsylvania avenue near Sixth street."

The National Republican, 4 June, 1861 - The first Maine regiment

"Saturday, the New Hampshire first, Col. Tappan, and New York ninth, Col. Stiles, were at Poolesville, thirty-four miles from Washington."

The National Republican, 24 June, 1861 - The troops up the river

"The majority of our regiment (New Hampshire First, Colonel Tappan,) arrived here yesterday noon. The New York Ninth left here the day before we came - probably for Harpers Ferry."

The Evening Star, 8 July, 1861 - Camp Goodwin, Monocacy, Md., 4 July, 1861

"The First Maine Regiment, Col. Jackson, marched over the Chain Bridge into Virginia, about 5 o'clock Saturday."

The Evening Star, 22 July, 1861 - Advancing into Virginia

"By 9 a. m., Porter had these five companies, comprising 482 officers and men, mustered into the service of the United States, loaded on board a Northern Central Railway train and started for Washington. They had for company on the train forty-five regulars of the 4th Artillery en route for Fort McHenry, under the command of Captain J. C. Pemberton, that recreant son of Pennsylvania who, deserting the flag of his country, joined the Southern Confederacy, became one of its Lieut. Generals, and is now only known to fame as having unconditionally surrendered his command at Vicksburg to General Ulysses S. Grant."

A few acts and actors in the tragedy of the Civil War in the United States, by William Bender Wilson

"The only regular troops near the capital of the country were 300 or 400 marines at the marine barracks, and 3 officers and 53 men of ordnance at the Washington arsenal."

"Stone immediately set to work to organize the volunteers for the preservation of order in the District, and by mid-February was able to report that thirty-three companies of infantry and riflemen and two troops of cavalry were on the lists of the District volunteer force; and all had been uniformed, equipped, and put under frequent drill."

"Washington's or rather the District of Columbia's militia organisations mustered into the service of the United States, from April 9 to April 27, when enlistment solely for the District defense ceased, numbered 34 companies and 3,019 men."

Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D. C., Volume 60/62 (1960/1962), pp. 123-133: Military activities in Washington in 1861, by Elden E Billings

Rhody Redlegs: A history of the Providence Marine Corps of Artillery and the 103d Field Artillery, Rhode Island National Guard 1801-2010, by Robert Grandchamp, Jane Lancaster, and Cynthia Ferguson

History and complete roster of the Massachusetts regiments, minute men of '61 who responded to the first call of President Abraham Lincoln, April 15, 1861, to defend the flag and Constitution of the United States together with photographs and biographical sketches of minute men of Massachusetts, by George W Nason

Supplement to the Official Records: Part II, Record of Events, Volume 63, Serial No.75: Record of events for First Rhode Island Light Artillery (Three months), May–August 1861, edited by James B Hewett

The Civil War papers of Lt. Colonel Newton T. Colby, New York Infantry, by Newton T Colby

History of the First Regiment of Heavy Artillery, Massachusetts volunteers, formerly the Fourteenth Regiment of Infantry, 1861–1865, by Alfred Seelye Roe and Charles Nutt

History of the First-Tenth-Twenty-ninth Maine Regiment: In service of the United States from 3 May, 1861, to 21 June, 1866, by Maj. John M. Gould

That body of brave men: The U.S. Regular Infantry and the Civil War in the West, by Mark Wells Johnson

The First New York, Lincoln, Cavalry from 19 April, 1861, to 7 July, 1865, by William H Beach, A. M., First Lieutenant and Adjutant

Lincoln's abolitionist general: The biography of David Hunter, by Edward A Miller

First in defense of the Union: The civil war history of the First Defenders, by John D Hoptak

New York in the War of Rebellion, 1861-1865, Volumes 1-4, by Frederick Phisterer

History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5, prepared in compliance with acts of the legislation, Volume 1, by Samuel P Bates

The First Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers in the Great Rebellion: Containing the story of the campaign; an account of the Great uprising of the people of state, and other articles upon subjects associated with the early war period; map of the route of the regiment; tables; biographies; portraits and illustrations, by Rev. Stephen G Abbott, A M, Chaplin of the regiment

The siege of Washington: The untold story of the twelve days that shook the Union, by John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood

A history of the national capital from its foundation through the period of the adoption of the organic act, Volume 2, by Wilhelmus Bogart Bryan

Historical sketch of the old Sixth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers during its three campaigns in 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864 containing the history of the several companies previous to 1861, and the name and military record of each man connected with the regiment during the war, by John Wesley Hanson

Massachusetts Register, 1862, containing a record of the Government and Institutions of the State, together with a very complete account of the Massachusetts Volunteers, Serial No.94, by Adams, Sampson & Co.

Biographical register of officers and graduates of the United States Military Academy, at West Point, N.Y., from its establishment, 16 March, 1802, to the Army reorganisation of 1866-67, by Bvt. Major General George W Cullum, Colonel, Corps of Enginers, U.S. Army

Notes

Department of Washington, 9 April-25 July, 1861

Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry, was assigned to comand the troops in and around Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Troops in Washington, D. C., on 7 April, 1861.

General Orders No.9, Paragraph I, War Department, Washinton, D. C., 9 April, 1861: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, 10th United States Infantry, was assigned to command a military department, taken from the Department of the East, and called the Department of Washington, consisting of the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia according to its original boundary, Headquartes Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.9, Paragraph I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 9 April, 1861.

General Orders No.12, Paragraph I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washinton, D. C., 27 April, 1861: Inspector General & Colonel J K F Mansfield, United States Army, was assigned to command the Military Department of Washington including the District of Columbia, according to its original boundary, Fort Washington and the county adjacent, and the State of Maryland as far as Bladensburg, inclusive, Headquarters Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.12, Paragraph I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 April, 1861.

Note: Brevet Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel C F Smith, United States Army, was appointed superintendent of the recruiting service at Fort Columbus, on Governor's Island, Governor's Island, west of Buttermilk Channel, New York Harbour, opposite Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, by General Orders No.12, Paragraph IV, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 April, 1861.

Department of Northeastern Virginia, 27 May-25 July, 1861

Brevet Major (First Lieutenant) & Assistant Adjutant GeneralI McDowell, United States Army, was appointed brigadier general, United States Army, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861.

General Orders No.26, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., 27 May, 1861: Brigadier General I McDowell, United States Army, was assigned to command a new Military Geographical Department including all the part of Virginia, east of the Allegheny mountains and north of the James River, except Fort Monroe and sixty miles around the same, Headquarters movable according to circumstances, by General Orders No.26, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 27 May, 1861.

Division of the Potomac, 25 July, 1861

Major General G B McClellan, United States Army, assumed command of the Division of the Potomac, comprising the Departments of Washington and Northeastern Virginia, Headquarters Washington, D. C., by General Orders No.1, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 27 July, 1861.

General Orders No.47, Paragragh I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., 25 July, 1861: The counties of Washington and Allegheny in Maryland and such other parts of Virginia as may be covered by the Army in its operations were added to the Department of the Shenandoah; the counties of Prince George, Montgomery, and Frederick were added to the Department of Washington; the remainder of Maryland and all Pennsylvania and Delaware constituted the Department of Pennsylvania, Headquarters at Baltimore City, Maryland; and the Department of Washington and the Department of Northeastern Virginia, constituted a geographical Division, Headquarters Washington, D. C., under the command of Major General G B McClellan, United States Army, by General Orders No.47, Paragragh I, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 25 July, 1861.

Note: Inspector General & Colonel J K F Mansfield, United States Army, was appointed brevet brigadier general and brigadier general, United States Army, by General Orders No.64, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 22 August, 1861, dated 6 and 14 May, 1861, respectively.