Capsule Histories of the Civil War Regiments in which
Carol Ruth Wimble’s Ancestor and “Uncles” Served

From A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer


NEW YORK REGIMENT:

2nd Regiment Heavy Artillery
Organized at Staten Island, N.Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows: Companies “C” and “D” September 18, Company “B” August 23, Companies “A” and “E” October 2, Companies “F,” “G” and “H” October 15, Company “L” November 18, Companies “I” and “K” December 11 and Company “M” December 12, 1861. Eight Companies left State for Washington, D. C., November 7, 1861. Company “L” left December 2, and Companies “I,” “K” and “M” December 12, 1861. Attached to Military District of Washington, D.C., December, 1861, to May, 1862. Sturgis’ Command, Military District of Washington, to January, 1863. Artillery, District of Alexandria, Va., to February, 1863. Artillery, District of Alexandria, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. Tyler’s Heavy Artillery Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, May 16-29, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, DeRussy’s Division, 22nd Army Corps, to September, 1865. (Battery “L” detached March, 1862, and designated 34th New York Independent Battery November, 1863. ...)


UNITED STATES VETERAN RESERVE CORPS:

2nd Regiment
Organized at Detroit, Mich., October 10, 1863, by consolidation of the 38th, 52nd, 101st, 106th, 110th, 111th, 240th, 242nd and 247th Companies, 1st Battalion, and 6th Company, 2nd Battalion. Mustered out by detachments from July 3 to November 11, 1865.


VERMONT REGIMENTS:

4th Regiment Infantry
Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in September 21, 1861. Moved to Washington, D.C., September 21-23. Attached to Brook’s Brigade, Smith’s Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to July, 1865.
SERVICE.–Duty at Camp Griffin Defences of Washington until March 10, 1862. Reconnaissance to Vienna, Va., October 19, 1861. Moved to Alexandria March 10, 1862, thence to Fortress Monroe March 23-24. Reconnaissance to Big Bethel March 27-28. Reconnaissance to Warwick March 30. Young’s Mills April 4. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Lee’s Mills April 16. Battle of Williamsburg May 5. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Garnett’s Farm June 27. Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp Bridge June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison’s Landing until August 16. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Alexandria August 16-24. Maryland Campaign September-October. Crampton’s Pass, Md., September 14. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. At Hagerstown, Md., September 26-October 29. Movement to Falmouth October 29-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15. Burnside’s Second Campaign, “Mud March,” January 20-24,1863. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations at Franklin’s Crossing April 29-May 2. Maryes Heights. Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks’ Ford May 4. Franklin’s Crossing June 5-13. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2-4. Funkstown July 10-13. Detached for duty at New York August 14-September 16. Moved to Alexandria, thence to Fairfax Court House, Va., and to Culpeper Court House September 16-23. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May-June, 1864. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spottsylvania, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 18-19. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg until July 9. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11. Repulse of Early’s attack on Fort Stevens July 11-12. Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Gilbert’s Ford, Opequan River, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher’s Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Nonveterans mustered out September 30, 1864. Duty at Strasburg until November 9 and at Kernstown until December 9. Moved to Petersburg, Va., December 9-12. Siege of Petersburg December 13, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, before Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sailor’s Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Farmville and Burkesville Junction until April 28. March to Danville April 23-27, and duty there until May 18. Moved to Manchester May 18, thence march to Washington May 24-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out July 13, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 150 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 279 Enlisted men by disease. Total 442.

9th Regiment Infantry
Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in July 9, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 15-17. Attached to Piatt’s Brigade, Winchester, Va., to September, 1862. Miles’ Command, Harper’s Ferry, W. Va., September, 1862. Camp Douglas, Ill., to April, 1863. Wardrop’s Reserve Brigade, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to June, 1863. Wistar’s Independent Brigade, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Yorktown, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to October, 1863. District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to July, 1864. Defences of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 24th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1865. 2nd Independent Brigade, 24th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Virginia to December, 1865.
SERVICE.–Moved from Washington, D.C., to Cloud’s Mills, Va., July 19, 1862; thence to Winchester, Va., July 23, and duty there until September 2. Retreat to Harper’s Ferry, W. Va., September 2. Defence of Harper’s Ferry September 13-15. Bolivar Heights September 14. Surrendered September 15. Paroled September 16, and sent to Annapolis, Md.; thence to Chicago, Ill., September 25. Guard Rebel prisoners at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill., until March 28, 1863. Declared exchanged January 10, 1863. Guard Rebel prisoners to City Point, Va., March 28-April 7. Moved to Fortress Monroe April 7-9, thence to Suffolk, Va., April 12. Siege of Suffolk April 13-May 4. Edenton Road April 24. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Duty at Suffolk until June 17. Operations on Norfolk & Petersburg Railroad May 15-18. Antioch Church and Barber’s Cross Roads May 23. Moved to Yorktown June 17, thence to West Point June 25, and outpost duty there until July 7. Duty at Yorktown until October 23. Expedition to Gloucester Court House July 25. Ordered to New Berne, N. C., October 23, and reached Morehead City October 26. Duty at Newport Barracks until July, 1864. Cedar Point December 1, 1863. Destruction of salt works on Bear Inlet, N. C., December 25 (Detachment). Expedition to Onslow County January 27, 1864. Newport Barracks February 2. Bogue Sound Blockhouse February 2 (Cos. “B” and “H”). Gale’s Creek, near New Berne, February 2 (Detachment). Ordered to New Berne, N. C., July 11, and duty there until September 17; “A” at Evans Mills, “B” and “C” near Fort Spinola, “D” and “G” at Red House, “E” and “I” at Rocky Run, “F” at Fort Spinola, “H” at Buckwood and “K” on the Trent, Moved to Bermuda Hundred September 13-15. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond September 15, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Duty at Bailey’s Cross Roads September 20-26, 1864. (A Detachment in Fort Dutton, Bermuda Hundred front, September 27 to November 28, 1864.) Battle of Chaffin’s Farm and Fort Harrison September 28-30. Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28. Detached for duty at New York City November 2-17 during presidential election of 1864. Duty in trenches before Richmond until April, 1865. Occupation of Richmond April 3. Provost duty there until August. Non-Veterans mustered out June 13, 1865. Regiment consolidated to a Battalion of four Companies, and provost duty at Norfolk, Drummondsville and Portsmouth until December. Mustered out December 1, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 22 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 278 Enlisted men by disease. Total 305.

10th Regiment Infantry
Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in September 1, 1862. Moved to Washington, D.C., September 6-8. Attached to Grover’s Brigade, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. Jewett’s Brigade, Provisional Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1863. French’s Command, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to June, 1865.
SERVICE.–Camp at Arlington Heights until September 14, 1862. March to Seneca Locks, Md., September 14-17, and guard duty along the Potomac from Edward’s Ferry to Muddy Branch until October 11 and at Seneca Creek until November 13. At Offutt’s Cross Roads until December 21. Moved to Poolesville December 21, and duty at White’s Ford (Cos. “C,” “E,” “H” and “I”); at mouth of the Monocacy (Cos. “A,” “F” and “D”); at Conrad’s Ferry (Cos. “B,” “G” and “K”) until April 19, 1863. At Poolesville, Md., to June 24. Moved to Harper’s Ferry, W. Va., June 24-26, thence to Frederick, Md., June 30, and to Monocacy July 2. Pursuit of Lee July 6-23. Wapping Heights July 23. At Routt’s Hill August 1-September 15. At Culpeper until October 8. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly’s Ford November 7. Brandy Station November 8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne’s Farm November 27. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient, Spottsylvania Court House, May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Pamunkey River May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 18-19. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23. Siege of Petersburg until July 6. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 6-8. Battle of Monocacy July 9. Expedition to Snicker’s Gap July 14-24. Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 6-November 28. Gilbert’s Ford, Opequan, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher’s Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Camp Russell November 10. Duty at Kernstown until December. Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Petersburg, Va., December 3-6. Siege of Petersburg December 13, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, before Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and capture of Petersburg April 2. Sutler’s Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville April 23-27 and duty there until May 16. Moved to Richmond, thence march to Washington May 24-June 3. Corps Review June 8. Mustered out June 22, 1865, recruits to 5th Vermont.
Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 140 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 203 Enlisted men by disease. Total 352.



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