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Delaware:

 

a. allgemeines:

 

 

b. Infantry:

 

 

1st Regiment Delaware Infantry:

s. Pvt. Henry *Savage (Co. G)

 

Overview:

Organized at Wilmington, Del., September 10 to October 19, 1861. Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., October 20-21, 1861. Attached to Fortress Monroe, Va., Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Virginia, to July, 1862. Weber's Brigade, Division at Suffolk, Va., 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Camp Hamilton, Va., till May, 1862. Engagement between "Monitor" and "Merrimac" in Hampton Roads, Va., March 8-9, 1862. Expedition to Norfolk May 9-10. Occupation of Norfolk May 10, and duty at Norfolk, Portsmouth and Suffolk till September 8. Moved to Washington, D. C., thence to Antietam, Md., September 8-16. Battle of Antietam, Md., September 16-17. Moved to Har­per's Ferry, W.Va., September 22, and duty there till October 30. Reconnoissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudon Valley and movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth till April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-6. Get­tysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Williamsport, Md., July 13-14. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan till October. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan Sep­tember 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Blackburn's Ford October 15. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. At and near Stevensburg, Va., till May, 1864. De­monstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spottsylvania May 8-12. Po River May 10. Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient "Bloody Angle" 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 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon R.R., June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration North of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Re­serve). Demonstration North of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18. Ream's Station August 25. Yellow House October 1-5. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Boydton Road and White Oak Ridge March 29-31. Crow's House March 31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge, Farmville, April 7. Appo­mattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Burkesville till May 2. March to Washington, D. C., May 2-12. Grand review May 23. At Washington, D. C., till July. Mustered out July 12, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 146 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 118 Enlisted men by disease. Total 279.

 

Literatur:

- **Murphey, Thomas G. Four Years in the War: The History of the First Regiment of Delaware Veteran Volunteers (Infantry), From Its Organization in 1861, to the Close of the War in 1865. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: J.S. Claxton, 1866.

- **Seville, William P. History of the First Regiment Delaware Volunteers, from the Commencement of the "Three Months' Service" to the Final Muster-Out at the Close of the Rebellion. Wilmington, Delaware: Historical Society of Delaware, 1884

 

 

2nd Regiment Delaware Infantry:

 

Literatur:

- **Smith, Robert G. A Brief Account of the Services Rendered by the Second Regiment Delaware Volunteers in the War of the Rebelli­on. Wilmington, Delaware: Historical Society of Delaware, 1909.

 

 

4th Regiment, Delaware Infantry:

s. LtCol C. Carrol *Tevis (Co. F&S)

 

Overview:

Organized at Wilmington, Del., June to November, 1862. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., September, 1862. Attached to Defences of Baltimore, 8th Army Corps, Middle Dept., to December, 1862. Busteed's Independent Brigade, 4th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia, to May, 1863. King's Independent Brigade, 4th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Unattached, 4th Army Corps, to July. Unassigned, King's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. of Washington, to January, 1864. Tyler's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty in the Defences of Baltimore, Md., till December, 1862. Ordered to Yorktown, Va., arriving there December 28, and duty there till July, 1863. Expedition from Gloucester Point to Gloucester Court House April 7, 1863. Reconnoissance from Gloucester Point to Hickory Fork April 12. Expedition from Gloucester Point into Matthews County May 19-22. Expedition from Yorktown to Walkerton and Aylett's June 4-5. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. Baltimore Store July 2. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 8-14, and duty in the defences of that city and at Centreville and Fairfax Station till October, 1863. Guard Orange & Alexandria R. R. till November 16. Ordered to Delaware November 16. Duty in the District of Alexandria, Va., till May, 1864. Ordered to join Army of the Potomac in the field May, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May 29-June 15. Totopotomoy May 29-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Reserve, Weldon R. R., August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 1. Yellow House October 1-3. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon R. R. December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Lewis Farm , near Gravelly Run, March 29. White Oak Road March 30. Gravelly Run March 31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9.Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Moved to Washington, D. C., May 1-12. Grand review May 23. Mustered out June 3, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 80 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 79 Enlisted men by disease. Total 164.

 

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