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Monocacy, July 9, 1864

Vermont units present/engaged:

Tenth Vermont Infantry

 Medal of Honor

There were no Vermonters awarded the Medal of Honor as a result of this battle.


Davis, George E., correspondence

Davis, George E., photo

Monocacy, 10th Vermont Monument


Official Records (Monocacy)


Abbott, Lemuel Abijah. Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary 1864. Burlington, Vt.: Free Press Printing Co., 1908.

Benedict, George Grenville. Vermont in the Civil War, A history of the part taken by the Vermont Soldiers And Sailors in the War for the Union, 1861-5. Burlington, Vt.: Free Press Association, 1888.

Coffin, Howard. Full Duty: Vermonters in the Civil War. Woodstock, Vt.: Countryman Press, 1995.

Cooling, Benjamin Franklin. Monocacy: The Battle That Saved Washington. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, Inc. 1996.

---. Jubal Early's Raid, 1864. Baltimore: Nautical and Aviation Publishing Company, 1989.

---. Symbol, Sword,   Shield: Defending Washington During the Civil War. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, Inc. 1991.

Goldsborough, Edward Y. Early's Great Raid. He Advances Through Maryland, Battle of Monocacy, the Union Forces Under Gen. Lew Wallace Stubbornly Contest the Field Against Overpowering Numbers, Wallace Retreats, Narrow Escape Capture of Gen. E. B. Tyler and His Staff. Frederick, Md.: Historical Society of Frederick County, 1989.

Haynes, Edwin Mortimer. A history of the Tenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, with biographical sketches of the officers who fell in battle. 1st edition. Lewiston, Me.: Tenth Vermont Regimental Association, 1870.

---. A history of the Tenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers. 2nd edition. Rutland, Vt.: Tuttle Co., 1894.

Marshall, Jeffrey D. A War of the People: Vermont Civil War Letters. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1999; includes letter from Private Henry P. Burnham, Company G, Tenth Vermont Infantry, to his sister, Emma, describing the battle of Monocacy.

McKee, Irving. "BEN-HUR" WALLACE. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1947.

Roe, Alfred S. Monocacy: A Sketch of the Battle of Monocacy, Md., July 9th, 1864. Baltimore, Md.: Toomey Press. Reprint of 1894 Original.

Wallace, Lew. Lew Wallace An Autobiography. New York: Harper   Brothers, 1906.

Worthington, Glenn H. Fighting For Time: The Battle of Monocacy. Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Publishing Co., 1985; reprint of 1932 edition.