Version 17.3.2017

 

Minnesota:

 

a. allgemeines:

 

 

b. Infantry:

 

1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry:

s. Col. Willis A. *Gormann, Col William *Colville jr., Col. Charles Powell *Adams; Mathew *Marvin

 

Overview:

The first Regiment tendered to the government, April 14, 1861. Organized under first call at Fort Snelling, Minn., and mustered in April 29, 1861, for three months. Reorganized for three years May 10, 1861, to date from April 29, 1861. Companies "B" and "G" moved to Fort Ridgly, Minn., May 28. Company "A" moved to Fort Ripley May 29. Company "E" moved to Fort Ripley June 6, and Companies "C" and "D" moved to Fort Abercrombie June 10. Rejoined Regiment at Fort Snelling under orders for Washington, D. C., June 21. Moved to Washington, D. C., June 22-26, and to Alexandria July 3. Attached to Franklin's Brigade, Heintzelman's Divi­sion, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, to August, 1861. Stone's Brigade, Division of the Potomac, to October, 1861. Gor­man's Brigade, Stone's (Sedgwick's) Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1864, Dept. of the Northwest to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army Potomac, to July, 1865.

 

Service:

Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21, 1861. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Moved to Seneca Mills, Md., August 2-7, thence to near Edward's Ferry, August 16, and duty guarding Upper Potomac till February, 1862. Operations about Ball's Bluff October 11-23. Batt­le of Ball's Bluff October 21. Leesburg Road October 21 (2 Cos.). Goose Creek and near Edward's Ferry October 22. Advance to­ward Winchester, Va., February 25-March 15. At Bolivar Heights till March 22. Moved to Washington and Alexandria, thence to Hampton, Va., March 22-April 1. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. West Point May 7. Advance to the Chickahominy May 9-23. Bunt Grape Vine Bridge May 27-28. Battle of Fair Oaks May 31-June 1. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Peach Or­chard, Allen's Farm and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1 and August 5. At Har­rison's Landing till August 16. Moved to Alexandria August 16-28, thence march to Centreville August 30. Cover Pope's retreat to Washington September 1-2. Near Chantilly and Flint River September 1. Vienna September 2. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14 and Antietam September 16-17. March to Harper's Ferry, W. Va., September 22, and duty there till October 30. Reconnoissance to Charlestown October 16-17. March up Loudon Valley and to Falmouth, Va., October 30-No­vember 17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth till April, 1862. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Operations about Franklin's Crossing April 29-May 2. Battle of Maryes Heights, Fredericksburg, May 3. Salem Heights May 3-4. Banks' Ford May 4. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 12-July 24. Haymarket June 25. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. At Kelly's Ford, Va., July 31-August 15. Detached for duty in New York during draft disturbances Au­gust 15-September 16. Rejoined Brigade near Culpeper September 16. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Bristoe Station October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. At Kelly's Ford till November 26. Mine Run Campaign November 26-Decem­ber 2. Robertson's Tavern November 27. Mine Run November 28-30. Camp at Stevensburg, Va., till February 5, 1864. Ordered home for muster out February 5. Moved to Fort Snelling, Minn., and duty there till April 29. Mustered out April 29, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits organized into two Companies as 1st Minnesota Battalion Infantry. At Fort Snelling, Minn., and duty the­re till May 16. Moved to Washington, D. C., May 16-22, thence to White House May 30-June 1. Assigned to 1st Brigade, 2nd Divisi­on, 2nd Army Corps, and joined Brigade at Cold Harbor, Va., June 12. Moved to Petersburg, Va., July 12-15. Assaults on Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Demonstration north of the James July 27-29. Deep Bottom July 27-28. Demonstration north of the James August 13-20. Strawberry Plains August 14-18. Wel­don Railroad August 25. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-29. Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-11. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Watkins' House March 25. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run, Boyd­ton Road, March 29-31. Crow's House March 31. Sutherland Station and fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Sailor's Creek April 6. High Bridge and Farmville April 7. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Wa­shington, D. C., May 2-12. Grand Review May 23. Moved to Louisville June 6-9, and duty there till July 15. Mustered out July 15, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 10 Officers and 177 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 97 Enlisted men by disease. Total 286.

 

Unter Willis A. Gormann in Fort Snelling als erster US-Freiwilligenregiment aufgestellt; Battle of Balls Bluff (Farwell, Ball's Bluff, a.a.O., S. 69). The First Minnesota fought in almost every battle in the East and lost 215 of 262 men in a charge against the Confede­rates at Gettysburg, with 47 men still remaining and none missing in action.

 

In der Gettysburg Campaign gehörte das Regiment zu BrigGen William Harrow‘s Brigade, II Army Corps Hancock. Beim Vormarsch auf Gettysburg

 

Photo:

- Davis / Wiley: Photographic History, Vol. 1: Fort Sumter to Gettysburg, a.a.O., S. 175 (Camp bei Edwards Ferry / Maryland)

- Davis / Wiley: Photographic History, Vol. 1: Fort Sumter to Gettysburg, a.a.O., S. 271 (Offiziere in Fort Snelling im Mai 1861)

 

Literatur:

- **Imholte, John Q.: The First Volunteers History of the First Minnesota Volunteer Regiment, 1861-1865 (Minneapolis: Ross and Hay­nes, 1963)

- **Gramm, Kent: The Chances of War: Lee, Longstreet, Sickles, and the First Minnesota Volunteers; in: Boritt, Gabor S. (ed.): The Gettysburg Nobody Knows (Oxford University Press, 1999), S. 75-100

- **Holcombe, R. I.: History of the First Regiment Minnesota Volunteers (Stillwater, Minn.: Easton & Masterson, 1916); 508 pages

- Moe, Richard: The Last Full Measure: The Life and Death of the First Minnesota Volunteers (New York: Henry Holt, 1993)

 

 

2nd Regiment Minnesota Infantry:

Col Judson W. *Bishop; Musician William *Bircher (Co. K); Pvt John *Backhoff (Co. G); Pvt Ansil *Ticknor (Co. D)

 

Overview:

Organized at Fort Snelling, Minn., and mustered in by Companies as follows: "A" and "B" June 26, "D" and "E" July 5, "F" and "G" July 8, "H" July 15, "I" July 20, and "K" August 23, 1861. Companies "A" and "F" sent to Fort Ripley on the Upper Mississippi, "B" and "C" to Fort Abercrombie on the Upper Red River, and "D" and "E" to Fort Ridgly on the Upper Minnesota River, and garrison duty at these points till September 20, 1861. Regiment concentrated at Fort Snelling and left State for Louisville, Ky., October 14, ar­riving there October 22. Moved to Lebanon Junction, Ky., October 22, and duty there till December 8. Attached to R. L. McCook's Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Army Ohio, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Divisi­on, 3rd Army Corps, Army Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Center 14th Army Corp., Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

 

Service:

Moved to Lebanon, Ky., December 8, 1861, and duty there till January 1, 1862. Expedition to Somerset January 1-18. Battle of Mill Springs January 19-20. At Somerset till February 10. March to Louisville, Ky., February 10-25, thence moved to Nashville, Tenn., February 26-March 2. Moved to Savannah, Tenn., and Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 20-April 9. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. At Corinth till June 22. March to Iuka, Miss., June 22-25, thence to Tuscumbia, Ala., June 27-29, and duty there till July 26. March to Athens, Ala., and Winchester, Tenn., July 26-August 7, thence to Dechard and Pelham Gap, Tenn., August 19-31, and to Manchester, Murfreesboro and Nashville, Tenn., September 1-7. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg September 14-26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-20. Battle of Perryville, Ky., Octo­ber 8. March to Bowling Green, Ky., October 20-November 2, thence to Mitchellsville November 6-7. Guard Tunnel till November 23. Moved to Cunningham's Ford, Cumberland River, November 23-25, and guard duty there till December 22, and at Gallatin till Ja­nuary 29, 1863. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 29, and duty there till March 2. Nolensville February 15. Moved to Triune March 2. Nolensville Ford, Harpeth River, March 4. Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14. Chapel Hill March 5. At Triune till June 23. Franklin June 4-5. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Hoover's Gap June 24-26. Occupation of Tul­lahoma July 1. At Winchester, Tenn., till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20. Rossville Gap September 21. Siege of Chattan­ooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Mission Ridge November 24-25. Pur­suit to Ringgold November 26-29. Regiment Veteranize December 29, 1863. Veterans on furlough January 8 to April 9, 1864. Non-Veterans on duty as provost guard at Division Headquarters till April, 1864. Reconnoissance from Ringgold, Ga., toward Tunnel Hill April 29. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Tunnel Hill May 6-7. Rocky Face Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 13-15. Guard trains May 21-June 2. About Dallas June 2-5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Garrison duty at Marietta till July 13. Assigned as provost and depot guard at Marietta July 15-August 19. March to Atlanta August 19-20. Siege of Atlanta August 20-25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Operations in North Georgia and North Alabama against Hood September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Waynesboro December 4. Ebenezer Creek December 8. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 30-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 14-20. Mustered out July 11, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 91 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 186 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 281

 

Photo:

- Davis / Wiley: Photographic History, vol. 1: Fort Sumter to Gettysburg, a.a.O., S. 322

 

Literatur:

- **Bircher, William (2nd Minnesota): A Drummer-Boy's Diary, Comprising Four Years of Service with the Second Regiment Minne­sota Veteran Volunteers, 1861 TO 1865 (North Star, Reprint of 1889 Original, Edited by Newell L. Chester)

- **Bishop, Judson W.: The Story of a Regiment, Beeing a Narrative of the Service of the Second Minnesota Veteran Volunteer Infantry (St. Paul / Minnesota, 1890)

 

 

3rd Regiment Minnesota Infantry:

s. Pvt Johann *Afelt

 

Overview:

Organized at Fort Snelling, Minn., October 2 to November 14, 1861. Left State for Louisville, Ky., November 17-20, 1861. Attached to 16th Brigade, Army Ohio, to March, 1862. 23rd Independent Brigade, Army Ohio, to August, 1862, Dept. of the Northwest to Fe­bruary, 1863. District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to May, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Kim­ball's Provisional Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, Kimball's Division, District of Eas­tern Arkansas, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to November, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Arkansas, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to September, 1865.

 

Service:

Moved to Louisville, Ky., November 17-20, 1861. At Camp Jenkins till December 6, and at Shepherdsville, Lebanon Junction and Belmont, Ky., guarding Louisville & Nashville Railroad till March, 1862. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., March 11-24, and duty there till April 27. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., April 27, and garrison duty there till July. Dumont's Expedition to Pikesville June 11-18. Forest's attack on Murfreesboro July 13. Regiment surrendered, paroled and sent to Benton Barracks, Mo., Company "C" being on detached duty was not captured. Joined 2nd Minnesota at Nashville, Tenn., and with it till September 30, when left for Minnesota. March to Wartrace July 13, thence to Tullahoma July 15, and to Murfreesboro July 22. To Nashville, Tenn., with prisoners August. Regiment declared exchanged August 27. Moved to Minnesota August 28-September 4. March to Fort Ridgly to join Sibley Septem­ber 5-13. Sibley's Campaign against hostile Sioux Indians September 13-November 14. Battle of Wood Lake, Yellow Medicina, Sep­tember 23. A detachment of Regiment march from Fort Snelling to relief of Fort Abercrombie on Red River September 11-October 5, then joined Regiment at Camp Release. Duty at Fort Snelling reorganizing till January 16, 1863. Moved to Cairo, Ill., January 16-26, 1863, thence to Columbus, Ky., February 3, and duty there till March 12. Expedition to Fort Heiman March 12-14. Duty at Fort Hei­man and operations against guerrillas till June 2. Expedition into Tennessee May 26-June 2 (Cos. "B," "D," "G" and "H"). Moved to Columbus, Ky., thence to Vicksburg, Miss., June 2-9. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 9-July 4. Moved to Oak Ridge July 5, and duty there till July 21. Moved to Helena, Ark., July 24-26. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock August 13-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Garrison duty at Little Rock till April 28, 1864. Regiment veteranize January, 1864. Expedition up White River to Augusta March 30-April 3. Battle of Fitzhugh's Woods April 1 (Cos. "B," "C," "E," "G," "H" and "I"). Moved to Pine Bluff April 28, and duty there till October 10. Veterans of Companies "B," "C," "E," "G," "H" and "I" on furlough August 14-October 17. Rejoined at Duvall's Bluff. Non-Veterans moved to Duvall's Bluff October 10, and duty there till May 18, 1865. Moved to Batesville May 13-20. Companies assigned to duty as follows: "D" and "G" at Batesville, "A" and "F" at Searcy, "E" and "H" at Augusta, "B," "C," "I" and "K" at Jacksonport, Companies "C" and "I" moved to Powhatan July 19. Regiment concentrated at Jack­sonport and moved to Duvall's Bluff August 29. Mustered out September 2 and discharged at Fort Snelling, Minn., September 16, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 17 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 275 Enlisted men by disease. Total 296.

 

 

4th Regiment Minnesota Infantry:

s. Sergeant George W. *Bishop (Co. K); Corporal Alonzo L. *Brown (Co. B); Pvt Daniel K. *Bishop (Co. K); Pvt Thomas J. *Bishop (Co. K); Pvt James H. *Cronkhite

 

Overview:

Organized by Companies at Fort Snelling, Minn., as follows: Company "A" mustered in October 4, 1861, and Company "B" October 2, 1861. Moved to Fort Ridgly, Minn., and garrison duty there till March, 1862. Company "C" mustered in October 7, 1861. Also moved to Fort Ridgly and garrison duty there till March, 1862. Company "D" mustered in October 10, 1861. Moved to Fort Aber­crombie, D. T., and duty there till March, 1862. Company "E" mustered in November 27, 1861. Company "F" mustered in October 11, 1861. Company "G" mustered in November 22, 1861. Moved to Fort Abercrombie and duty there till March, 1862. Company "H" mustered in December 20, 1861. Company "I" mustered in December 23, 1861. Company "K" mustered in December 23, 1861. Re­giment concentrated at Fort Snelling March, 1862, and moved to Benton Barracks, Mo., April 20-23, 1862. Moved to Hamburg Lan­ding, Tenn., May 2-14. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, May to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 7th Divisi­on, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division. 17th Army Corps, to De­cember, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

 

Service:

Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., May 18-30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Duty at Clear Creek till August. Expedi­tion to Rienzi and Ripley June. Moved to Jacinto August 5, and duty there till September 18. March to Iuka, Miss., September 18-19. Battle of Iuka September 19. Moved to Corinth October 1. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. Reconnoissance from Lagrange November 8-9, 1862. Duty at White's Station and Memphis, Tenn., till February, 1863. Expedition to Yazoo Pass by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers February 24-April 8. Operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 13-15. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1. Jones' Cross Roads and Willow Springs May 3. Battles of Raymond May 12; Jackson May 14; Champion's Hill May 16; Big Black River May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Expedition to Mechanicsburg May 26-June 4. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Garrison duty at Vicksburg till September 12. Moved to Helena, Ark., September 12, thence to Mem­phis, Tenn., and Corinth, Miss., and march to Chattanooga, Tenn., October 6-November 20. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. At Bridgeport and Huntsville, Ala., till June, 1864. Operations about Whitesburg, Ala., February 2, 1864. Veterans on furlough March 5 to May 4, 1864. Moved from Huntsville, Ala., to Stevenson, Ala., thence to Kingston, Ga., June 22-25, thence to Allatoona July 5-6, and garrison duty there till November. Battle of Allatoona October 5. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah, Ga., December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S. C., February 2-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. About Columbia February 15-17. Cheraw March 3. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advan­ce on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond. Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 2-3. Duty there till July 19. Mustered out July 19 and discharged at St. Paul, Minn., August 7, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 58 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 175 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 239.

 

Literatur:

- Brown, Alonzo L: History of the Fourth Regiment of Minnesota Infantry Volunteers during the Great Rebellion, 1861-1865 (St. Paul, 1892) (Archiv Ref download Minnesota 4th Infantry)

- Cronkhite, James H.: Correspondence, 1862. Soldier in the 4th Minnesota Volunteer Regiment. Four letters written from June to August, 1862, to his wife in Warsaw, Rice County, Minnesota, from camps and a division hospital in Mississippi. Writes that the war should soon be over because of the enemy's lack of resources. He also writes about his attack of cholera and the resulting stay in the hospital, and why he believes it is better to be a first lieutenant than a captain. (Virginia Tech, Univ. Libraries, Special Collections: Civil War guide. Manuscript Sources for Civil War Research in the Special Collections Department of the Virginia Tech Libraries Ms 89-062).

 

 

5th Regiment Minnesota Infantry:

s.1stLt John H. *Bishop (Co. B); Musician Norval *Bishop (Co. H); Pvt George H. *Bishop (Co. F)

 

Overview:

Organized at Fort Snelling, Minn., March 15 to April 30, 1862. Company "D" moved to Fort Abercrombie, D. T., March 15-29, and garrison duty there (with a detachment at Georgetown till August 20) till November, 1862. Action at Fort Abercrombie June 20. De­fence of Fort Abercrombie September 3-26. Actions with Sioux Indians September 3-6. Company ordered to join Regiment and joi­ned at Germantown, Tenn., February 14, 1863. Company "C" moved to Fort Ripley March, 1862. and garrison duty there till Novem­ber, 1862. Rejoined Regiment near Oxford, Miss., December 12, 1862. (Part of Company under Lieut. T. J. Sheban, marched to Fort Ridgly June 19-28, 1862.) Company "B" moved to Fort Ridgly March 22-25, 1862, and garrison duty there till November, 1862. Companies "B" and "C" march to Sioux Agency on Yellow Medicine River June 30-July 2, to preserve order during annuity payment to Indians. Sioux outbreak August, 1862. Battle of Redwood August 18 (Co. "B"). Defence of Fort Ridgly August 20-22 (Cos. "B" and "C"). (A detachment of Co. "C" moved to Fort Ripley September 18.) Company "B" marched for Fort Snelling November 9 as escort to captured Indians. Rejoined Regiment near Oxford, Miss., December 12, 1862. Regiment moved to Mississippi May 10-24, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 8th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 8th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to No­vember, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division (Detachment), Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 2nd Bri­gade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to September, 1865.

 

Service:

Siege of Corinth, Miss., May 26-30, 1862. Action near Corinth May 28. Occupation of Corinth May 30 and pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. At Camp Clear Creek till July 3. Moved to Rienzi July 3, thence to Tuscumbia, Ala., August 18-22, and duty there till September 13. Moved to Clear Creek September 13-14, thence to Iuka, Miss., September 16. Skirmish at Iuka September 16. Battle of Iuka September 19. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. At Jackson, Tenn., till March 12, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Duckport, La., March 12-April 1. Demonstration on Haines and Drumgould's Bluffs April 29-May 2. Movement to join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., via Richmond and Grand Gulf May 2-14. Mississippi Springs May 13. Jackson May 14. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Expedition to Mechanicsburg and Satartia June 2-8. Satartia June 4. Expedition from Young's Point to Richmond, La., June 14-16. Richmond, La., June 15. Advance toward Jackson July 5. Guard duty at Black River Bridge till July 22. At Bear Creek till October. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 14-20, thence to La­Grange, Tenn., and guard Memphis & Charleston Railroad and scouting after Forest till January 26, 1864. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., January 26-February 3. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. At Black River Bridge till February 23. March to Canton and return to Vicksburg February 23-March 7. Regiment veteranize February 12, 1864. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort De­Russy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Henderson's Hill March 21. Grand Ecore April 2. Campti April 3. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. About Cloutiersville, Cane River, April 22-24. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Moore's Plantation May 3. Bay­ou LaMourie May 6-7. Bayou Roberts May 7. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., May 22-24, thence to Memphis, Tenn., June 4-10. Action at Old River Lake June 6. Defeat of Marmaduke. Veter­ans on furlough June 17-August 17. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo July 5-21 (Non-Veterans). Camargo's Cross Roads July 13. Harris­burg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Tishamingo or Old Town Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Abbeville August 23. Mower's Expedition to Brownsville, Ark., September 2-10. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price Sep­tember 17-November 15. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 24-30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Eastport, Miss., and duty there till February, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., Februa­ry 6-22. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its Defences March 7-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Duty at Montgo­mery, Selma and Demopolis, Ala., till August. Mustered out September 6, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 86 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 175 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 269.

 

 

6th Regiment Minnesota Infantry:

s. Pvt John *Backoff (Co. K)

 

Overview:

Organized at Camp Release and Fort Snelling, Minn., September 29 to November 20, 1862. Campaign against the Sioux Indians in Minnesota August 20 to November 14, 1862. Sibley's march to relief of Fort Ridgly August 24-28. Engagement at Birch Coolie Sep­tember 1, 2 and 3 (Co. "A"). Engagement at Wood Lake September 23. At Camp Release September 26. Regiment mustered in at Camp Release. Companies "A," "B," "F" and "G" October 1; Company "C" October 13; Company "D" September 29; Company "E" October 5; Company "I" October 4; Company "K" October 10, and Company "H" at Fort Snelling November 20, 1862. Garrison duty at Fort Snelling, Companies "A," "B," "G," "H" and "K"; at Glencoe, Companies "C," "F" and "I"; at Forest City, Company "D"; at Kingston, Company "E," till February, 1863. Companies "A," "G" and "K" at Glencoe; Company "B" at Forest City; Companies "C," "D," "F" and "I" at Fort Snelling; Company "E" at Clearwater, and Company "H" at Kingston, till April, 1863. At Camp Pope till June, 1863. Sibley's Expedition against hostile Indians in Dakota June 16 to September 12, 1863. Action at Big Hills, Dakota Territo­ry, July 24. Dead Buffalo Lake July 26, Stony Lake July 28. Missouri River July 29-30. On frontier duty in Minnesota till June, 1864. Company "A" at Fort Ridgly September, 1863, to June, 1864. Company "B" at Fort Snelling September, 1863; Swan Lake and Fort Ridgly to January, 1864, and at Fort Snelling till June, 1864. Company "C" at Fairmont September, 1863, to June, 1864. Company "D" at Kingston September, 1863; at Fort Snelling to November, 1863. Escort trains to agencies on the Missouri River November 6 to December 29, 1863; at Kingston till June, 1864. Company "E" at Lake Hanska September to November, 1863; escort trains to agencies on the Missouri River November 6-December 29; at Fort Ridgly.


Organized at Anoka, Forest City, Stillwater, Lake ly till June, 1864. Company "F" at Fort Ridgly September, 1863; at Lake Hanska till June, 1864. Company "G" at Wautowan River September, 1863, to January, 1864; at Madelia till June, 1864. Company "H" at Buffalo Creek September-October, 1863; at Fort Ridgly to November, 1863; escort supply trains to agencies on the Missouri River November 6-December 29, 1863; at Fort Ridgly till June, 1864. Company "I" at Forest City September, 1863, to June, 1864. Compa­ny "K" at Fort Snelling September, 1863, to June, 1864. Regiment concentrated at Fort Snelling June 9, 1864. Moved to Helena, Ark., June 14-23, and duty there till November 4. Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, June to November, 1864. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1865, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military District of West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Buck Island July 13-16, 1864 (Cos. "E" and "F"). Moved to St. Louis, Mo., November 4-11, and Provost duty there till January 29, 1865. Moved to New Orleans January 29-February 7, and duty there till March 5. Moved to Dau­phin Island, Mobile Bay, Ala., March 5-8. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its Defences March 8-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgo­mery April 13-25. Duty there till July. Moved to St. Paul, Minn., and mustered out August 19, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 12 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 161 Enlisted men by disease. Total 177.

 

19.9.1862 Sieg gg. die Sioux beim Wood Lake (vgl. Längin S. 127)

 

 

7th Regiment Minnesota Infantry:

s. Asst. Surgeon Albert A.*Ames (Co. F&S)

 

Overview:

Organized at Camp Release, Fort Snelling and St. Peter, Minn., August 16 to October 30, 1862. (Co. "D" at Fort Abercrombie Au­gust, 1862, to July, 1863.) Sibley's Campaign against Sioux Indians in Minnesota August 20-November 14, 1862 (Cos. "A," "B," "F," "G" and "H"). March to relief of Fort Ridgly August 24-28. Action at Birch Cooley September 3. Engagement at Wood Lake Septem­ber 23. At Camp Release September 26. Frontier duty in Minnesota at Mankato and other points till May, 1863. March to Camp Pope at mouth of Redwood River May 30. Sibley's Expedition against hostile Indians in Dakota June 16-September 12. Actions at Big Mound, Dakota Territory, July 24. Dead Buffalo Lake July 26. Stony Lake July 28. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., October 7-11, and duty there till April 20, 1864. Attached to Dept. of Missouri, District of St. Louis, October, 1863, to April, 1864. Paducah, Ky., Dept. of the Tennessee, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division (Detach­ment), Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Mili­tary Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Moved from St. Louis, Mo., to Paducah, Ky., April 20-22, 1864, and duty there till June 19. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., June 19-22. Moved to Moscow, thence to Lagrange June 23-27. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-20. Near Camargo's Cross Roads July 13. Harrisburg, near Tupelo, July 14-15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Abbeville August 23. Mower's Expedition to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., September 3-10. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-November 15. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 24-30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence to Eastport, Miss., December 29-January 4, 1865. Duty at Eastport, Miss., till February 6. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 6-21. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its Defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12, March to Montgomery April 13-25 and duty there till May 10. Moved to Selma, Ala., and duty there till July 20. Moved to St. Paul, Minn., July 20-August 8. Mustered out August 16, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 31 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 138 Enlisted men by disease. Total 171.

 

 

8th Minnesota Infantry Regiment:

s. Pvt (?) William H. *Houlton (Co E)

 

Overview:

,3 [… Anm.: scheint bei Dyer zu fehlen] then join Sibley and assist in guarding Indian pris- (Note û exactly as appears in original). City, St. Paul and Fort Snelling June 2 to September 1, 1862. On frontier duty at various points in Minnesota August, 1862, to May, 1864. At Anoka, Princeton, Monticello, Kingston, Manannah, Paynesville, Fort Ripley, Sauk Centre, Pomme de Terre, Alexandria and Fort Abercrombie guarding Sioux frontier. Concentrated at Paynesvllle May 24, 1864. Mounted and march to Fort Ridgly May 24-28. Sibley's Expedition against hostile Indians west of the Missouri River June 5-October 15, 1864. Battle of Tah kah a kuty or Killdeer Mountain July 28. Two Hills, Bad Lands, Little Missouri River, August 8. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., October 26-November 7, 1864. Attached to Defences of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to February, 1865, and Dept. of North Carolina to July, 1865.

 

Service:

Siege of Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 5-12. Wilkinson's Pike, near Murfreesboro, December 7. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., and join 23rd Army Corps. Moved from Clifton, Tenn., to Washington, D. C., January 17-29, 1865, and duty there till February 21. Moved to Fort Fisher, N. C., thence to Morehead City and New Berne, N. C., February 21-26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 1-21. Battle of Wise's Forks March 6-9. Kinston March 14. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupa­tion of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh, Greensboro and Charlotte, N. C., till July. Mustered out July 11, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 26 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 56 Enlisted men by disease. Total 83.

 

 

9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Camp Release, Hutchinson, St. Peter, Fort Snelling, Glencoe and Fort Ridgly August 15 to October 31, 1862. Company "A" participated in Campaign against Sioux Indians in Minnesota August 20-November 14, 1862. Joined 6th Minnesota August 25, and march to relief of Fort Ridgly August 25-28. Action at Birch Coolie September 2-3. Wood Lake September 23. At Camp Release September 26. Mustered in at Camp Release October 2, 1862. At Fort Ridgly till April, 1863. Company "B" participated in Campaign against Sioux Indians in Minnesota August and September, 1862. March to Glencoe. Action at Glencoe September 3. Defence of Hutchinson September 3-4. Duty at Hutchinson till April, 1863. Moved to Hanska Lake and duty there till September, 1863. Compa­ny "C" participated in Sibley's Campaign against Sioux Indians in Minnesota August to November, 1862. March to New Ulm, then join Sibley and attached to 7th Minnesota Infantry. Battle of Wood Lake September 23. At Camp Release September 26. Mustered in October 5, 1862. At Fort Ridgly till April, 1863, then on garrison duty at frontier posts till September, 1863. Company "D" moved to St. Peter and duty there till April, 1863. Mustered in September 23, 1862. Present as guard at hanging of Indians at Mankato Decem­ber 26, 1862. Frontier duty at Judson, Fairmount and Chanyaska Lake till September, 1863. Company "E" organized at Mankato and duty there; at Lake Crystal, Judson, till April, 1863. Present as guard at hanging of Indians at Mankato December 26, 1862. Mustered in November 14, 1862. Frontier post service at Hutchinson, Forest City, Long Lake and Pipe Lake till September, 1863. Company "F" organized at Fort Snelling. Moved to Glencoe and duty there till December 1862. Mustered in September 24, 1862. At Fort Ridgly till September, 1863. Company "G" organized at St. Cloud. Moved to Fort Abercrombie September 3, 1862, and duty there till September, 1863. Action at Fort Abercrombie September 26, 1862. Mustered in October 30, 1862. Company "H" organized in Carver County. Moved to Glencoe, thence to relief of Hutchinson. Action at Hutchinson September 4. At Glencoe till April, 1863. Guard at hanging of Indians at Mankato December 26, 1862. At Fort Abercrombie till October, 1863. Company "I" participated in Indian Campaign of 1862. Moved to Glencoe, thence to St. Peter and to Fort Ridgly, and duty there till April 1863. Mustered in October 12, 1862. At Camp Pope April to June, 1863; at Fort Ridgly till July, and at St. Paul till September, 1863. Company "K" organized at Fort Snelling August, 1862. Duty there till November ones at South Bend till February 27, 1863. Moved to New Ulm and Madelia and duty there till September, 1863. Sibley's Expedition against hostile Indians in Dakota June 16-September 12. 1863 (Cos. "A" and "H"). Actions at Big Mound July 24. Dead Buffalo Lake July 26. Stony Lake July 28. Missouri River July 29-30. Regiment concen­trated September, 1863, and furloughed September 23 to October 3. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., October 8-12, 1863. Attached to Dept. of the Missouri to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division (Detachment), Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Moved from St. Louis, Mo., to Jefferson City, Mo., October 13, 1863. Assigned duty guarding railroad from Kansas Line to near St. Louis till May, 1864. Stationed at Rolla, Jefferson City, LaMine Bridge, Warrensburg, Independence, Knob Noster, Kansas City, Waynesvllle, Franklin, etc. Headquarters at Jefferson City till April 14, 1864, and at Rolla till May 18. Companies "G" and "H" rea­ched St Louis November, 1863, and duty there till May. 1864. Regiment concentrated at St. Louis, Mo., May 15 to 26, and moved to Memphis, Tenn., May 29-31. Sturgis' Expedition to Guntown, Miss., June 1-13. Ripley June 7. Brice's or Tishamingo Creek, near Guntown, June 10. Ripley June 11. Davis Mills June 12. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Near Camargo's Cross Roads July 13. Near Tupelo July 14-15. Smith's Raid to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Abbeville August 23. Mower's Expedition to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., September 3-9. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-November 15. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 24-30. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence to Eastport, Miss., December 29-January 4, 1865, and duty there till February 6, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 6-21. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its Defences March 17-April 12. Skirmish, Deer Park Road, March 25. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Bla­kely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Duty at Montgomery and Selma till July. Moved to St. Paul July 26-August 11. Mustered out August 24, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 41 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 224 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 274.

 

 

10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry:

s. First Sergeant Henry *Assenmacher

 

Overview:

Organized at Garden City, Winnebago Agency, Fort Snelling and St. Paul, Minn., August 12 to November 15, 1862. Sibley's Cam­paign against Sioux Indians in Minnesota August 20 to November 14, 1862. Defence of New Ulm August 24-25, 1862 (Detachment of Cos. "G" and "I"). Fort Ridgly August 20-22 (Detachment of Co. "I"). Birch Coolie September 2-3 (Detachment of Co. "I"). Wood Lake, Yellow Medicine, September 23 (Detachment of Co. "I"). Regiment after organization was stationed as follows: Company "A" at Garden City, Company "B" at Winnebago Agency, Company "C" at Fort Ridgly, Company "D" at Henderson, Company "E" at Henderson, Company "F," at Winnebago Agency, Company "G" at La Seur, Company "H" at Swan Lake and Vernon Centre, Compa­ny "I" at La Seur and Company "K" at Norwegian Lake till June, 1863. Companies "A," "B," "F," "G," "H" and "K" at Indian execu­tion, Mankato, December 26, 1862. Sibley's Expedition against Sioux Indians in Dakota Territory June 16-September 12, 1863. (Co. "I" stationed at Manannah.) Big Mound, Dakota Territory, July 24. Dead Buffalo Lake July 26. Stony Lake July 28. Missouri River July 29-30. Regiment moved to St. Louis, Mo., October 7-12, 1863. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to April, 1864. District of Columbus, Ky., Dept. of the Tennessee, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division (Detachment), Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to Fe­bruary, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865.

 

Service:

Garrison and Provost duty at Benton Barracks, Mo., October, 1863. to April, 1864. Moved to Columbus, Ky., April 22, and duty there till June 19. (Cos. "E" and "D" detached at Island No. 10 April 27 to June 15.) Moved to Memphis, Tenn., June 19-20. Smith's Expe­dition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Pontotoc July 11. Near Camargo's Cross Roads July 13. Near Tupelo July 14-15. Old Town or Tis­hamingo Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Abbeville August 23. Mo­wer's Expedition to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., September 2-9. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-No­vember 15. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 24-30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee Ri­ver December 17-28. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence to Eastport, Miss., December 29-January 4, 1865. Duty at Eastport, Miss., till February 6. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 6-21. Campaign against Mobile, Ala. - and its Defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25 and duty there till May. Moved to Meridian, Miss., and duty there till July. Moved to St. Paul, Minn., and mustered out August 18, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 35 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 111 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 152.

 

 

11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Fort Snelling, Minn., August and September, 1864. Moved to Chicago, St. Louis, Mo., and Nashville, Tenn., September 20-October 5, 1864. Attached to railroad guard Louisville & Nashville Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 4th Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

 

Service:

Assigned to duty guarding line of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad from Nashville to the Kentucky line. Companies "E," "G" and "I" at Gallatin, Tenn.; Company "A" at Buck Lodge; Company "B" at Edgefield Junction; Company "C" at Richland; Company "D" at Sandersville; Companies "F" and "K" at [unknown] and Company "H" at Mitchellsville October, 1864, to June, 1865. Moved to St. Paul June 26-July 5. Mustered out June 26, 1865, and discharged at St. Paul July 11, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and 1 Officer and 21 Enlisted men by disease. Total 25.

 

 

 

 

 

 

c. Cavalry:

 

1st Regiment Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers):

s. Corporal John S. *Harrison (Co. G)

 

Overview:

Organized at St. Cloud, St. Peters and Fort Snelling, Minn., October 9 to December 30, 1862. Organized for frontier duty against In­dians. 1st Battalion engaged in frontier duty till June, 1863. Sibley's Expedition against Indians in Dakota Territory June 16-Septem­ber 14. Battle of Big Mound, D. T., July 24. Dead Buffalo Lake July 26. Stony Lake July 28. Missouri River July 28-30. 1st Battalion on duty at Fort Ripley, and rest of Regiment at Fort Snelling, Minn., till December. Mustered out October 20 to December 7, 1863.


Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 31 Enlisted men by disease. Total 37.

 

 

 

 

d. Artillery:

 

1st Regiment Minnesota Heavy Artillery:

s. Pvt David *Hains (Co. I)

 

Overview:

Organized at St. Paul and Rochester, Minn., September, 1864, to February, 1865. Companies ordered to Chattanooga, Tenn., as fast as organized and garrison duty there till September, 1865. Mustered out September 27, 1865.

Regiment lost during service by disease 87.

 

 

1st Minnesota Battery:

s. Captain Emil Munch

 

Die Battery gehörte im Frühjahr 1862 und im Battle of Shiloh zur 6th Division BrigGen Benjamin M. *Prentiss in Grant's Army of the Tennessee (vgl. Daniel: Shiloh, a.a.O., S. 320); am Morgen des 6.4.1862 wurde die Batterie zur Abwehr des CS-Angriffs bei Spain Field östlich der Eastern Corinth Road neben der 18th Wisconsin Infantry 2nd Brigade Col Madison Miller eingesetzt (vgl. Da­niel: Shiloh, a.a.O., S. 153);

 

Literatur:

- Hurter, Henry S.: “Narrative of the First Battery of Light Artillery;” in: Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars, 1861-1865, vol. I, S. 640

 

 

 

e. Sharpshooters:

 

 

1st Minnesota Sharpshooter Company:

 

Literatur:

- Denton, Paul: The First Minnesota Sharpshooter Company in the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War 1861-1865, Internet-Buch, Bibliothek Ref MilAmerik8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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